Geography MCQs UPSC Prelims Exam

Geography Competitive Exam Preparation – 18

Quiz on “Geography Competitive Exam Preparation – 18” giving you an idea about questions asked in Geography in competitive exams.

Que (426):
What the twelve constellations to as zodiac?
A. A group of stars
B. Group of planets
C. Group of satellites
D. Group of commets

A group of stars
nan




Que (427):
Which type of rainfall that occurs when wind rises up along a hill or mountain barrier?
A. Conventional
B. Orographic
C. Frontfall
D. Convectional

Orographic
nan




Que (428):
The famous Petronas Twin Towers are located in which country?
A. China
B. Malaysia
C. Korea
D. Indonesia

Malaysia
nan




Que (429):
Scanty rainfall of less than 50 cm per annum is received in which latitudes?
A. The areas of high latitudes
B. The areas of low latitudes
C. Area of coastal regions
D. River basins

The areas of high latitudes
nan




Que (430):
Which type of rainfall occurs at places having continental type of climate?
A. Rainforest
B. Tropical
C. Cyclonic
D. Steppe

Cyclonic
nan




Que (431):
Which is the largest volcano crater in the world?
A. Kilauea
B. Mauna Loa
C. Mount Etna
D. Toba

Toba (Indonesia)
nan




Que (432):
Which is a typical feature of volcanic eruption?
A. Volcanic vent
B. Ash
C. Lahar
D. Dykes

Dykes
nan




Que (433):
Which country is land locked?
A. Vatican City
B. Africa
C. Bolivia
D. India

Bolivia
nan




Que (434):
Which is the largest island?
A. Hawaiian
B. Ireland
C. Borneo
D. Madagascar

Madagascar
nan




Que (435):
Indian sovereignity in sea extends upto how many nautical miles?
A. 11
B. 12
C. 13
D. 14

12
nan




Que (436):
Mount Everest, the highest peak in the world, is located in which country?
A. Nepal
B. China
C. Bhutan
D. Tibet

Nepal
nan




Que (437):
What do you understand by the word regur?
A. Black soil found in the Deccan
B. Black soil found in coastlines
C. Cultivating soil
D. Aluvial rich soil

Black soil found in the Deccan
nan




Que (438):
Where is the average annual rainfall highest in India?
A. Punji
B. Goa
C. Kanchipuram
D. Mawsynram

Mawsynram
nan




Que (439):
Which national park is located in the Bastar region?
A. Nagarhole national park
B. Balphakram national park
C. Huhamal national park
D. Indravati National Park

Indravati National Park
nan




Que (440):
Central Arid Zone Research Institute is located in which state?
A. Rajasthan
B. Gujrat
C. Tamil Nadu
D. Punjab

Rajasthan
nan




Que (441):
Which is the correct sequence in terms of descending values of Albedo?
A. Snow
B. Forest
C. Water
D. All of these

Snow, forest, water
nan




Que (442):
Where is the headquarters of Oil and National Gas Commission?
A. Dehradhun
B. Chennai
C. Tirvanandapuram
D. Jashedpur

Dehradun
nan




Que (443):
Which river emerges from Amarkantak plateau in Madhya Pradesh?
A. Narmada
B. Godavari
C. Krishna
D. Tapi

Narmada
nan




Que (444):
What is the word used to describe the shape of earth?
A. Polytyoe
B. Hyperbola
C. Polyhedron
D. Oblate spheroid

Oblate spheroid
nan




Que (445):
One the banks of which river were Alexander and Porus involved in a grim battle?
A. Jhelum
B. Ravi
C. Beas
D. Satluj

Jhelum
nan




Que (446):
What is the radius of the earth approximately?
A. 2400 km
B. 3400 km
C. 4400 km
D. 6400 km

6400 km
nan




Que (447):
Frontal rain is caused by which activity?
A. Cyclonic activity
B. Tidal activity
C. Waves
D. Swirls

Cyclonic activity
nan




Que (448):
Which type of rainfall is often accompanied with lightning and thunder?
A. nan
B. nan
C. nan
D. nan

Convectional
nan




Que (449):
What do the contact of two air masses differing sharply in humidity originates?
A. Tropical cyclone
B. Temperate cyclone
C. Dry cyclone
D. none of these

Temperate cyclones
nan




Que (450):
Compared to other slopes in the northern hemisphere which is the warmest?
A. South facing
B. North facing
C. Eadt facing
D. West facing

South facing
nan




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