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 among the following pairs of islands and the rivers is/are correctly matched?

  1. Island Mosqueiro – Amazon River
  2. Island Wilhemsburg – Han River

Select the correct code from the options given below:

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

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62. Which is the highest mountain in South America?

[A] Mt. Kilimanjaro
[B] Mt. Mckinley
[C] Mt. Aconcagua
[D] Mt. Elbrus

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63. Which is the highest mountain in the European continent?

[A] Mt. Aconcagua
[B] Mt. Kilimanjaro
[C] Mt. Elbrus
[D] Mt. Mckinley

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64. Which pass is the Trijunction of India-China and Afghanistan border?

[A] Parpik Pass
[B] Banihal Pass
[C] Mintaka Pass
[D] Khardung La Pass

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65. Which pass links the Kullu, Lahul and the Spiti valleys?

[A] Jelep La
[B] Rohtang
[C] Nathu La
[D] Shipki La

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66. Mount Agung belongs to which among the following countries?

[A] Japan
[B] Indonesia
[C] Philippines
[D] Italy

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67. Which is the southernmost active volcano on Earth?

[A] Mount Dukono
[B] Mount Rainier
[C] Mount Semeru
[D] Mount Erebus

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

  1. It lies upto an altitude of 80 km from the earth’s surface.
  2. It contains electrically charged particles known as ions.
  3. The temperature here starts increasing with heights.
  4. The International Space Station and other satellites orbit in this layer.

Select the correct code from the options given below:

[A] Only 1, 3 & 4
[B] Only 2, 3 & 4
[C] Only 3 & 4
[D] 1, 2, 3 & 4

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69. Which desert is known as the ‘Desert of Death’?

[A] Dasht-e Margo
[B] Taklamakan
[C] Sonoran
[D] Patagonian

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70. Which among the following processes of transfer of energy is confined only to the troposphere?

[A] Convection
[B] Conduction
[C] Radiation
[D] Insolation

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