Geography MCQs UPSC Prelims Exam

Geography MCQ Prelims Exam Preparation – 14

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Que (326):
Which type of spurs is typically associated with valley glaciers?
A. Cirque
B. Piedmont
C. Truncated
D. Valley

Truncated
nan




Que (327):
Which hot dust-laden wind is blowing from Sahara desert to Mediterranean region?
A. Sirocco
B. Solano
C. Loo
D. none of these

Sirocco
nan




Que (328):
Temperate Cyclone are characterized by which side?
A. Fronts
B. Backs
C. Sides
D. Tangents

Fronts
nan




Que (329):
The Himalyas are approximately how many kilometer long?
A. 2500
B. 2550
C. 2560
D. 2530

2500
nan




Que (330):
Which range of Himalayas is know for hill stations ?
A. Himachal
B. Haryana
C. Punjab
D. Chandigarh

Himachal
nan




Que (331):
Which city will never get the vertical rays of the Sun?
A. Srinagar
B. Imphal
C. Kohima
D. Punjab

Srinagar
nan




Que (332):
In terms of area, India is which largest country of the world?
A. First
B. Ninth
C. Seventh
D. Tenth

Seventh
nan




Que (333):
Asteroids have their orbits between which planets?
A. Uranus and Neptune
B. Mars and Uranus
C. Mars and Jupiter
D. Mars and Jupiter

Mars and Jupiter
nan




Que (334):
After how many years does Halley’s comet appear once in a period?
A. 76 years
B. 75 years
C. 74 years
D. 73 years

76 years
nan




Que (335):
Which is the time required for the Earth to return to a given point in its orbit with reference to fixed star?
A. Astronomical years
B. Metaphorical years
C. Economic years
D. Sideral year

Sideral year
nan




Que (336):
When it is 12:00 noon in India, what would be the time in San Francisco (USA)?
A. 8 : 30 p.m. of previous day
B. 8 : 40 p.m. of previous day
C. 8 : 50 p.m. of previous day
D. 8 : 35 p.m. of previous day

8 : 30 p.m. of previous day
nan




Que (337):
Which activity occupies the largest area of the world?
A. Pastoral herding
B. Industrial grounds
C. Dumping grounds
D. Agricultural lands

Pastoral herding
nan




Que (338):
Which natural region is best known for the production of grapes?
A. Mediterranean
B. Tropical
C. Temperate
D. Monsoon

Mediterranean
nan




Que (339):
Which is the largest temperate desert of the world?
A. Patagonian desert
B. Namib Desert
C. Atacama Desert
D. Sahara Desert

Patagonian desert
nan




Que (340):
Folding is the result of which force?
A. Contact force
B. Nuclear force
C. Gravitational force
D. Orogenetic force

Orogenetic force
nan




Que (341):
Maoris are the inhabitants of which counrty?
A. New Zealand
B. Australia
C. London
D. Canada

New Zealand
nan




Que (342):
The indigenous people living in Fiji and Papua New Guinea belong to which group?
A. Melanesian group
B. South American group
C. Indo Aryan group
D. South African group

Melanesian group
nan




Que (343):
Which Indian city is nearest to the Tropic of Cancer?
A. Bombay
B. Chennai
C. Kolkata
D. Srinagar

Kolkata
nan




Que (344):
Which Indian state is known as ‘Land of Five Rivers’ ?
A. Punjab
B. Chandigarh
C. Kashmir
D. Haryana

Punjab
nan




Que (345):
Which rivers joins Ganga at Allahabad?
A. Yamuna
B. Ganga
C. Krishna
D. Godavari

Yamuna
nan




Que (346):
Which is the major silk producing state in India?
A. Tamil Nadu
B. Karanataka
C. Andhra Pradesh
D. Kerla

Karnataka
nan




Que (347):
Pediplains and inselbergs are features of the old stage of which cycle of erosion?
A. Hot
B. Humid
C. Arid
D. all of these

Arid
nan




Que (348):
Which force is responsible for syncline formation?
A. Lockahead compression
B. Multiband compression
C. Limit compression
D. Crystal compression

Crystal compression
nan




Que (349):
How is general weather associated with anticyclone?
A. Dry
B. Humid
C. Cold
D. Fine and dry

Fine and dry
nan




Que (350):
What are tropical cyclones of the Bay of Bengal usually called?
A. Typhoons
B. Loo
C. Cyclones
D. none of these

Typhoons
nan




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