Geography mock test 111

By | August 14, 2018

UGC- NET- UPSC Geography MCQ questions answers

Question 1
How did the Atlantic get its name?
A
From Atlanta in the USA.
B
From the lost continent Atlantis
C
From the word "atlas".
D
From the Atlas Mountains in North Africa.
Question 2
The approximate length of the Brahmaputra:
A
2890 km
B
1140 km
C
2897 km
D
2740 km
Question 3
What is anthracite?
A
A dark colour sandstone
B
A soft limestone
C
A hard shinny black coal
D
None of these
Question 4
When water vapours change into solid form directly without undergoing liquid state/ it is called:
A
Evaporation
B
Sublimation
C
Condensation
D
None of these
Question 5
The earth is not a true sphere. Then what is it?
A
It is elliptical
B
It is oval
C
It is slightly flattened at the Poles and bulges slightly at the Equator.
D
It is flat at the top and bottom.
Question 6
Membership of SAARC is...... members, at present:
A
8
B
9
C
10
D
11
Question 7
The speed of rotation of earth is:
A
25 km/sec
B
30 km/sec
C
9.72 km/sec
D
29.5 km/sec
Question 8
Volcanoes can also form where there is stretching of the earth's...... and where the...... goes thin.
A
Surface, crust
B
Plate, surface
C
Crust, crust
D
Plate, crust
Question 9
Which of the following is the farthest from the centre of the earth?
A
South Pole
B
Equator
C
Antarctic circle
D
Tropic of Capricorn
Question 10
The currency of Kenya is:
A
Kenyan Shilling
B
Kiribati
C
Lira
D
Dinar
Question 11
"Caldera" is a feature associated with:
A
Folding of rocks
B
Volcanoes
C
Earthquakes
D
Cyclones
Question 12
Large deposited material at the mouth of glacier is known as......:
A
Kame
B
Kettle
C
Eratics
D
Fjord
Question 13
The Lithuania's capital is:
A
Vilnius
B
Skopje
C
Luxembourg
D
Bamako
Question 14
Which Pass connects Malakand with Mardan
A
Gomal
B
Dargai
C
Khyber
D
None of these
Question 15
What is the total area of South America:
A
17, 819, 000 sq km
B
18, 909, 001 sq km
C
16, 210, 910 sq km
D
19, 230, 918 sq km
Question 16
The houses in which layout, construction and appearance have not been altered are termed as:
A
Changed Traditional Dwellings
B
Un-changed Traditional Dwellings
C
Traditional Dwellings
D
None of these
Question 17
The altitudes of heavenly bodies appear to be greater than they actually are. This is due to:
A
Atmospheric refraction
B
Motions of the earth
C
These are visible
D
Vertical motions
Question 18
Name the tunnel which links Britain and France
A
Channel Tunnel
B
Simplon Tunnel
C
Mont Blanc
D
None of these
Question 19
Equinoxes means:
A
Equal nights
B
Equal days
C
Equal months
D
Equal times
Question 20
The pause between troposphere and stratosphere is called......:
A
Tropo pause
B
Strato pause
C
Mezzo pause
D
None of these
There are 20 questions to complete.

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