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.

71. Which among the following plateaus is known as the Roof of the World?

[A] Tibetan Plateau
[B] Colorado Plateau
[C] Laurentian Plateau
[D] Mexican Plateau

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72. Which among the following mountain passes and their location is/are correctly matched?

  1. Dihang Pass – Sikkim
  2. Nathu La Pass – Arunachal Pradesh
  3. Lipu Lekh Pass – Uttarakhand

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

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73. Which pass connects the Leh and the Siachen Glaciers?

[A] Khardung La
[B] Jelep La
[C] Nathu La
[D] Bom di La

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74. Which among the following mountain passes is located in the Pir Panjal Range?

[A] Dihang
[B] Banihal
[C] Bom Di La
[D] Niti

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75. Which among the following statements about the Gangetic Plains is not correct?

[A] It spreads in the countries India and Bangladesh only
[B] It is bounded by the Thar Desert in the West
[C] It borders the surrounding areas of Himalayas.
[D] It is bounded by the Vindhyas and the Satpuras in the South

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76. The Kalahari desert covers which among the following countries?

  1. Botswana
  2. Namibia
  3. South Africa
  4. Eritrea

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[A] Only 2 & 3
[B] Only 1, 2 & 3
[C] 1, 2, 3 & 4
[D] None of the above

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77. Which among the following clouds are also called as ‘Rain Clouds’?

[A] Nimbostratus
[B] Cirrus
[C] Cirrostratus
[D] Altostratus

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78. Which among the following statements is/are correct about cyclonic direction?

  1. The direction of circulation of air in a cyclone is clockwise in the Northern Hemisphere.
  2. The direction of circulation of air in a cyclone is anti-clockwise in the Southern Hemisphere.

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

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79. Which among the following is/are correct about Convectional Rainfall?

  1. This type of rainfall generally takes place in the equatorial regions and internal parts of the continents
  2. This rainfall occurs when cyclonic activity takes place occuring along the fronts of the cyclone.

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

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80. The classification of air masses is based on which among the following factors?

  1. Revolution of the Earth
  2. Humidity
  3. Temperature

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

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