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.

81. Which among the following statements is/are correct about Pelagic Deposits?

  1. They cover 75 % of the total sea floor.
  2. They consist of only organic deposits.

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

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82. Which among the following are oscillatory movements that result in the rise and fall of water surface?

[A] Waves
[B] Tides
[C] Ocean Currents
[D] Tsunamis

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83. Which among the following statements is/are correct about Ocean Currents?

  1. They are responsible for moderate temperatures at coasts.
  2. Mixing of cold and warm ocean currents bear richest fishing grounds in the world.

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

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84. Which among the following statements is/are correct about soils?

  1. The clay-humus complex is essential for a fertile soil as it provides it with a high water and nutrient holding capacity.
  2. The humus in the soil however increases the risk of erosion.

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

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85. Which is the earliest known ancestor of man?

[A] Homo habilis
[B] Homo erectus
[C] Dryopethicus
[D] Australopithecus

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86. Which among the following statements is/are correct about ‘Homo erectus’?

  1. Homo erectus was carnivorous.
  2. He is known as the ‘handy man’ because he was the first to make and use tools.
  3. He knew the existence of groups and they began spreading from Africa to Asia and Europe.

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

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87. Who attempted the first classification of human beings on the basis of physical characteristics?

[A] Hooton
[B] Mayr
[C] Thomas de Gobineau
[D] Alexander Humboldt

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88. Which among the following pairs of stages of population growth and their characteristics is/are correctly matched?

  1. First stage – Stage of high birth rate and high death rate
  2. Second stage – Stage of declining birth rate and low death rate.
  3. Third stage – Stage of high birth rate and low death rate.
  4. Fourth stage – Stage of low birth rate and death rate

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

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89. Which among the following stages of demographic transition is called the stage of stationary population?

[A] Stage of high birth rate and high death rate
[B] Stage of high birth rate and low death rate.
[C] Stage of declining birth rate and low death rate.
[D] Stage of low birth rate and death rate

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90. What is an important indicator of population composition that represents the number of people of different age groups?

[A] Density of Population
[B] Age Structure
[C] Sex Ratio
[D] Physiological Density

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