World Geography MCQ-73

World Geography Practice Questions for CDS, DelhiPolice, SSC, PSU, UPSC, MPPSC, NDA, RRB Exams

A river is originating from the Tibet, moving towards East, after a reasonable distance it moves towards South and flows through a gorge then move towards West. Then again moves toward, South and finally drains into the Sea. What is the name of the river?


A sandpit that forms a link between the mainland and an offshore island is called


In soil creep, if saturation point is reached the peaty soil may flow downslope. In Ireland such flows are called


Identify the wrong statement/ statements
1. Rejuvenation is an example of the interruption to the cycle of erosion.
2. Pangaea was surrounded by a single vast ocean called panthalassa.
3. Ban/sphere is the term for the core of the Earth.
4. Toba, the largest volcanic crater is situated in Java.


Toba in North-central ……… has the largest volcanic crater with an area of 1775sq km.


The Red Sea lies between two hot deserts. Its salinity is greater than that of the Mediterranean Sea, because


The principle of……… fits the vastness of Earth’s age and the complexity of its rocks into a shortened time span.


Which African country was originally known as Northern Rhodesia?


Which one among the following is the longest continuous mountain range in the world?


Which of the following landforms is an inter Mont plateau?


A Horst is a block of country rock, which has been uplifted by Earth movements. A horsts chief characteristic is its


Consider the following statements regarding Asia’s Physiographic
1. Shan Plateau lies between PeguYoma and ArkanYoma in the Eastern part of Myanmar.
2. Plateau of Anatolia lies between Pontic in the North-West and Taurus in the South-West.
3. anchurian Plain is drained by Amur River T said am basin is rich in oil fields.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


Which one of the following cities is located on the banks of the river St Lawrence?


Which one of the following are the two main constituents of granite?


In the Earth’s direction of rotation is reversed, what should be the 1 ST when it is noon at the International Date Line?


Which of the following, in general, are the most damaging earthquakes?


Submarine fans constitute a large part of?


The greatest oceanic depths are found at?


211, Out gassing is the process that probably accounts for?


A flat-topped seamount rising more than 1 km above the seafloor is known as a(n)?


Assertion (A) Artificial satellites are always launched from the Earth in the Eastward direction.
Reason (R) The Earth rotates from West to east and so the satellite attains the escape velocity.


Which one of the following statements is correct with reference to our Solar System?


The waterfall ‘Victoria’ is associated with the river


A nuese ardente is a (an)?


Most of the active volcanoes are found in the