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 mountain pass is located in the Sutlej Gorge?

[A] Bara Lacha La
[B] Shipki La
[C] Jelep La
[D] Nathu La

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72. Which two gases make up 99 % of the Earth’s atmosphere?

[A] Hydrogen and Nitrogen
[B] Hydrogen and Helium
[C] Nitrogen and Oxygen
[D] Carbon dioxide and Helium

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73. Which among the following statements is/are correct about Mesosphere?

  1. It is an intermediate layer beyond the ozone layer.
  2. It lies upto an altitude of 50 km from the earth’s surface.
  3. The temperature gradually increases to 100°C  in this layer.

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

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74. 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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75. Which among the following statements is/are correct about the general distribution of temperature?

  1. Temperature gradients are usually high over the eastern margins of continents.
  2. Temperature gradients are usually low over the western margins of continents.

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

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76. Which among the following are Permanent or Planetary winds?

  1. Trade Winds 
  2. Monsoon 
  3. Land Breeze
  4. Easterlies
  5. Westerlies

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[A] Only 1, 2 & 3
[B] Only 1 & 2
[C] Only 1, 4 & 5
[D] 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5

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77. What is the ratio of water vapour in air at a particular temperature to total amount of water vapour required to saturate the same air at same temperature called?

[A] Absolute Humidity
[B] Relative Humidity
[C] Specific Humidity
[D] Evaporation

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78. Which among the following clouds are capable of forming halos?

[A] Cumulus
[B] Cirrostratus
[C] Altocumulus
[D] Nimbostratus

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79. Which among the following statements is/are correct about the Abyssal Plains?

  1. They are the flattest and smoothest regions of the world.
  2. It covers nearly 40% of the ocean floor.

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

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80. Which among the following shows the horizontal temperature distribution of oceans?

[A] Isobar line
[B] Isothermal line
[C] Isohaline line
[D] Isometric line

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