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. In which regions are Hoodoos generally found?

[A] Deserts
[B] Mountains
[C] Polar regions
[D] Oceans

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72. What are weathered plantation surfaces called?

[A] Etchplains
[B] Ergs
[C] Inselbergs
[D] Hoodoo

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73. Which among the following is a chain of mountains or hills that form a continuous elevated crest for some distance?

[A] Hogback
[B] Ridge
[C] Fjord
[D] Tor

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74. 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.

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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75. Which among the following is formed by the action of fast running water currents that cause small boulders to move in a circular motion ?

[A] Floodplains
[B] Meanders
[C] Rock-cut basin
[D] Ox-bow lake

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76. What is the point at which the water flows from an aquifer to the earth’s surface?

[A] Lake
[B] Spring
[C] Ocean
[D] Waterfall

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77. Which among the following impact craters of the Earth is/are correctly matched?

  1. Lonar crater – Tajikistan 
  2. Kaali crater – India
  3. Karakul crater – Estonia

Select the correct code from the options given below:

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

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78. In which areas are Turlough lakes found?

[A] Limestone
[B] Sandstone
[C] Granite
[D] Carbonate

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79. What is a fertile area in a desert or semi-desert environment called?

[A] Oasis
[B] Tor
[C] Inselberg
[D] Moraine

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80. What is a narrow pass or gorge between mountains or hills called?

[A] Doab
[B] Dale
[C] Defile
[D] Crevasse

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