Geography MCQs UPSC Prelims Exam

Geography Prelims Exam Preparation – 17

Quiz on “Geography Prelims Exam Preparation – 17” giving you an idea about questions asked in Geography in competitive exams.

Que (401):
Which peninsular river is westward flowing?
A. Tapti
B. Ganges
C. Mahanadi
D. Himalayan rivers

Tapti
nan




Que (402):
Ankaleshwar and Navagaon are two oil fields in which state?
A. Rajasthan
B. Gujrat
C. Punjab
D. Maharashtra

Gujarat
nan




Que (403):
Where was the first oil well in India was dug?
A. nan
B. nan
C. nan
D. nan

Digboi
nan




Que (404):
Neap tides occur during which phase of the moon?
A. First and third quarter
B. First and second quarter
C. Second and third quarter
D. First and fourth quarter

First and third quarter
nan




Que (405):
Which oceanic tidal wave that moves upto 200 MPH and is up to 1000 feet high?
A. Cyclone
B. Tsunami
C. High tide
D. Low tide

Tsunami
nan




Que (406):
Between which was the ancient town of Takshasila located?
A. Indus
B. Jhelum
C. Ganga
D. A and B

Indus and Jhelum
nan




Que (407):
Which planet of the solar system spins on its axis at the fastest rate?
A. Jupiter
B. Mars
C. Uranus
D. Neptune

Jupiter
nan




Que (408):
Which planet is known as the ‘Watery Planet’ ?
A. Earth
B. Mars
C. Jupiter
D. Saturn

Earth
nan




Que (409):
What will be the antipodal position of a place?
A. Diametrically opposite to it
B. Diametrically adjacent to it
C. Diametrically beside to it
D. Diametrically around to it

Diametrically opposite to it
nan




Que (410):
If news is broadcast from London at 10:30 AM, at what time it will be heard at Baghdad (450 E)?
A. 0.5625
B. 0.5652777778
C. 0.5763888889
D. 0.5486111111

0.5625
nan




Que (411):
Indian Institute of Naturopathy and Yogic Science is located at which city?
A. Bhopal
B. Orrisa
C. Lucknow
D. Jamshedpur

Lucknow
nan




Que (412):
Where is the Taiga belt found?
A. Temperate grasslands
B. Tundra
C. Both A and B
D. Desert

Temperate grasslands and Tundra
nan




Que (413):
The north pole of the earth’s magnet is near the geographical which direction?
A. North
B. South
C. East
D. West

South
nan




Que (414):
Which region gets no rainfall throughout the year?
A. The forest region
B. The ice sheet region
C. The Tundra region
D. The grassland region

The Tundra Region
nan




Que (415):
Bowl shaped depression created as a result of glacial erosion high on a mountain side called as?
A. Plucking
B. Abrasion
C. Freeze thaw
D. Cirque

Cirque
nan




Que (416):
What is Residual hill in the desert region?
A. Flyggbergs
B. Mogote
C. Dolomite
D. Inselberg

Inselberg
nan




Que (417):
Which is the largest irrigation canal in the world?
A. Narmada Canal
B. Munak Cannal
C. SYL Cannal
D. Indira Gandhi Canal

Indira Gandhi Canal
nan




Que (418):
Why is fog common around Newfoundland coast?
A. Because warm and cold currents meet
B. Because warm and humid currents meet
C. Because warm currents
D. Because cold currents

Because warm and cold currents meet
nan




Que (419):
Which river flows between the Vindhya and Satpura ranges?
A. Narmada
B. Godavari
C. Krishna
D. Mahanadi

Narmada
nan




Que (420):
Which is an east flowing river of Indian Peninsula?
A. Mahanadi
B. Tapi
C. Narmada
D. Godavari

Mahanadi
nan




Que (421):
Apart from Tamil Nadu, lignite is found in which state?
A. Gujrat
B. Maharashtra
C. Rajasthan
D. Punjab

Gujarat
nan




Que (422):
Which State of India has the largest reserves of monazite, with a high thorium content?
A. Kerla
B. Tamil Nadu
C. West Bengal
D. Andhra Pradesh

Kerala
nan




Que (423):
There is a submarine ridge in the Bay of Bengal. What is it called?
A. Ninety east ridge
B. Forty east ridge
C. Eighty east ridge
D. Thirty east ridge

Ninety east ridge
nan




Que (424):
Which is the state that is top in the cultivation of flowers?
A. Tamil Nadu
B. Karnataka
C. Kerla
D. Andhra Pradesh

Tamil Nadu
nan




Que (425):
What is Super Nova?
A. A shooting star
B. A falling star
C. A shifting star
D. A dying star

A dying star
nan




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