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 factors is/are involved in the formation of Race?

  1. Mutation
  2. Natural Selection
  3. Genetic Drift
  4. Migration
  5. Isolation

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

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82. Which among the following describe the physical characteristics of an individual?

  1. Phenotypic Traits
  2. Genotypic Traits

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

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83. Which among the following are the tribal inhabitants of Central Australia?

[A] Apache
[B] Amerinds
[C] Bantu
[D] Arunta

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

  1. The 10 most populous countries of the world contribute about 60 per cent to the world’s population.
  2. Roughly, 90 per cent of the world population lives in about 10 per cent of its land area.

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

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85. Which among the following factors is/are correct about population growth?

  1. Push factors include better job opportunities and living conditions, peace and stability, security of life and property and pleasant climate.
  2. Pull factors include unemployment, poor living conditions, political turmoil, unpleasant climate, natural disasters,epidemics and socio-economic backwardness

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

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86. Which among the following statements is/are correct about human settlements?

  1. The process of people moving away from congested urban areas to cleaner areas outside the city in search of a better quality of living is known as sub-urbanization.
  2. The settlement largely dependent on primary sector activities such as agriculture, animal husbandry, fishing etc. is known as rural settlement.

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

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87. Which among the following statements is/are correct about Urban Life?

  1. Dependence upon agriculture for livelihood has steadily decreased.
  2. Population of towns and cities has increased over the years.

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

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88. Which among the following tribes practice Primitive Hunting?

  1. Yukaghirs
  2. Bushmen
  3. North American Eskimos
  4. Laplanders

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

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89. Which among the following statements is/are correct about Pastoral Herding?

  1. It is an economic activity more advanced than food gathering and hunting.
  2. Labour to enhance and nurture the supply of animal products is the chief investment of the people engaged in this occupation.

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

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90. What is the process whereby some nomads shed their traditional occupation and settle down at the edge of the agricultural areas?

[A] Tropical Cascade
[B] Nomadism
[C] Transhumance
[D] Cultural Osmosis

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