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. In which among the following soils the proportion of fine particles is relatively higher?

[A] Clayey Soil
[B] Silt Soil
[C] Loamy Soil
[D] Sandy Soil

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82. What percentage of the eath is covered by the grassland biome?

[A] 45 %
[B] 10 %
[C] 5 %
[D] 25 %

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83. What are migrants who move into a new place are known as?

  1. Immigrants.
  2. Emigrants.

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84. Which among the following statements is/are correct about the consequences of Migration?

  1. Migration of large number of people may alter the entire socioeconomic setup of the areas of emigration and immigration.
  2. Density of population in the area of emigration may increase.

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85. Which among the following statements is/are correct about consequences of Population?

  1. A large proportion of the population in the developing and less developed countries is dependent upon the primary sectors of economy.
  2. Most of the developing countries with a large population and a high growth rate have a high dependency ratio.

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86. What kind of settlements is found around the points where several roads cross each other?

[A] Linear
[B] Rectangular
[C] Circular
[D] Star Like

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87. Which among the following statements is/are correct about Human Settlements?

  1. A human settlement is defined as a place inhabited more or less permanently.
  2. The houses may be designed or redesigned, buildings may be altered, functions may change but settlement continues in time and space.

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88. Which among the following statements is/are correct about Human Settlements?

  1. The basic difference between towns and villages is that in towns the main occupation of the people is related to secondary and tertiary sectors, while in the villages most of the people are engaged in primary occupations
  2. The study of human settlements is basic to human geography because the form of settlement in any particular region reflects human relationship with the environment.

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89. What is the climate of most regions of nomadic herding?

[A] Humid
[B] Arid and Semi-arid
[C] Monsoon
[D] Cold and Dry

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90. Which among the following statements is/are correct about Commercial farming?

  1. It is largely concentrated in the oceans of the Southern Hemisphere.
  2. The fish caught in the tropical waters are considered less desirable due to their higher oil content.

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