Geography MCQs UPSC Prelims Exam

Geography Competitive Exam Prep – 20

Quiz on “Geography Competitive Exam Prep – 20” giving you an idea about questions asked in Geography in competitive exams.

Que (476):
The term ‘truncated spur’ is associated with which process?
A. Nanocomposite
B. Latent heat
C. Extruders
D. Glacial Process

Glacial process
nan




Que (477):
Which activity occupies the largest area of the world?
A. Farming
B. Fishing area
C. Industrial land
D. none of these

Pastoral herding
nan




Que (478):
Which is the chief characteristic of wet and dry tropics?
A. Constant heating
B. Shift between heat and cold
C. Constant cooling
D. Humid temperature

Constant heating
nan




Que (479):
Which planet is known as ‘Morning Star’ ?
A. Mars
B. Uranus
C. Venus
D. Jupiter

Venus
nan




Que (480):
What is exact time taken by the earth for single rotation on its own axis?
A. 23 hrs 56 minutes 4.09 sec
B. 20 hrs 56 minutes 4.09 sec
C. 23 hrs 52 minutes 4.09 sec
D. 23 hrs 50 minutes 4.09 sec

23 hrs 56 minutes 4.09 sec
nan




Que (481):
What are the Doldrums?
A. Equatorial zone with low pressure
B. Equatorial zone with high pressure
C. Equatorial zone with no pressure
D. Equatorial zone with zero pressure

Equatorial zone with low pressure
nan




Que (482):
Which is the country that has the greatest length of the day during summer?
A. Norway
B. New Zealand
C. Oklahoma
D. Notting Hill

Norway
nan




Que (483):
Wood pulp comes from which region?
A. Coniferous forest region
B. Temperate forest region
C. Decidious forest region
D. Tropical forest region

Coniferous forest region
nan




Que (484):
Where are the oceanic current named as ‘Kuroshio, Kurile and Alaskan’ located?
A. North Pacific Ocean
B. South Pacific ocean
C. East Pacific ocean
D. West Pacific ocean

North Pacific Ocean
nan




Que (485):
Which sea is without a coasts?
A. Sargasso sea
B. Caspian sea
C. Red sea
D. Black sea

Sargasso sea
nan




Que (486):
Which can come across if one travels through the Strait of Malacca ?
A. Singappore
B. Malasyia
C. Korea
D. China

Singapore
nan




Que (487):
Which river flows through a rift valley?
A. Godavari
B. Krishna
C. Narmada
D. Tapi

Narmada
nan




Que (488):
Which Mahajanapada was situated on the bank of river Godawari ?
A. Manair
B. Indravati
C. Pranhita
D. Assaka

Assaka
nan




Que (489):
The Naga hills form the watershed between India and which country?
A. Bhutan
B. Nepal
C. China
D. Myanmar

Myanmar
nan




Que (490):
What is the slow wobbling of Earth as it spins on its axis called?
A. Axial Precession
B. Axial Recession
C. Axial Rotation
D. none of these

Axial Precession
nan




Que (491):
Which is east of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands?
A. Korea
B. China
C. Malasyia
D. Indonesia

Indonesia
nan




Que (492):
What is the difference between IST and GMT?
A. 5 hours 30 minutes
B. 5 hours 20 minutes
C. 5 hours 10 minutes
D. 5 hours

5 hours 30 minutes
nan




Que (493):
Uranium Corporation of India Limited is situated in which state?
A. Bihar
B. Haryana
C. Chandigarh
D. Chennai

Bihar
nan




Que (494):
What is the period of one revolution of sun around the centre of galaxy called?
A. Light year
B. Period year
C. Cosmic year
D. none of these

Cosmic year
nan




Que (495):
In which case is the area under cultivation is declining fast?
A. Cotton
B. Indigo
C. Nylon
D. Jute

Jute
nan




Que (496):
The first neutron reactor of India ‘Kamini’ is situated at which place?
A. Kudankulam
B. Kalapakkam
C. Narora
D. Kakarapar

Kalpakkam
nan




Que (497):
Which is the cloud that is dark-grey or black, found at very low height and brings the real rain?
A. nan
B. nan
C. nan
D. nan

Nimbostratus
nan




Que (498):
The cauliflower shape is associated with which cloud formations?
A. Cirus
B. Alotcumulous
C. Cumulus
D. sStratus

Cumulus
nan




Que (499):
The Appalachian coal fields, one of the important coal fields in the world, are located in which country?
A. USA
B. UK
C. Africa
D. Canada

USA
nan




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