World Geography Questions (MCQs) for UPSC, State PCS and SSC Examinations

World Geography Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) Quiz for State and UPSC Civil Services Examinations. Objective Questions on Physical Geography and World Geography for competitive examinations.

61. Which is the only active volcano in India?

[A] Narcondam
[B] Barren Island
[C] Deccan traps
[D] Himalayas

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62. Which among the following is not an erosional landform of river?

[A] Delta
[B] Gorges
[C] Canyons
[D] Pot holes

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63. Which among the following landforms are peat mounds with permanently frozen peat core?

[A] Hummocks
[B] Thermokarst lakes
[C] Lithalsa
[D] Palsa

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64. Which among the following pairs is/are correctly matched?

  1. Lithalsa – A frost induced raised land form in permafrost regions.
  2. Nivation Hollow – Mound of earth-covered ice.
  3. Palsa – A low oval frost heave occurring in polar and subpolar climates.

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[A] Only 1
[B] Both 1 & 2
[C] Only 3
[D] Only 1 & 3

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65. Which of the following landforms is locally known as Dwalas?

[A] Inselberg
[B] Arete
[C] Badlands
[D] Bornhardts

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66. What is the process of formation and development of caves called?

[A] Thermogenesis
[B] Biogenesis
[C] Tumorigenesis
[D] Speleogenesis

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67. Which among the following statements is/are correct about confluence?

  1. It occurs where two or more flowing bodies of water join together to form a single channel.
  2. At Devprayag in India, the Ganges River originates at the confluence of the Bhagirathi and the Alaknanda.

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[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 & 2

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68. Which among the following statements about Ejecta Blanket is/are correct?

  1. Eject Blanket are impact landforms
  2. They are evenly distributed around an impact crater.

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[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 & 2

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69. Which among the following statements is/are correct about Turlough lakes?

  1. They are found in limestone areas.
  2. They are perennial lakes in the limestone areas.
  3. They are found in Irish karst areas.

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[A] Only 1
[B] 1, 2 & 3
[C] Only 1 & 3
[D] None of the above

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70. Which among the following statements is/are not correct about Dry lakes?

  1. It is a basin or depression that formerly contained a standing surface water body, which disappeared when evaporation processes exceeded recharge.
  2. It is typically devoid of vegetation. 

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[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 & 2

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