# Geography mock test 24

By | August 14, 2018

## UGC- NET- UPSC Geography MCQ questions answers

 Question 1
The average decrease of temperature per 1000 meter ascent is:
 A 6.8$^\circ$C B 6.5$^circ$C C 5.6$^\circ$C D None of the above
 Question 2
An estuary at the mouth of river as a result of:
 A Subsidence B River erosion C Tidal action D None of the above
 Question 3
The intensity of insolation is greatest over:
 A Higher latitudes B Middle latitudes C Lower latitudes D None of the above
 Question 4
The atmospheric element which combines readily with many elements and compounds in rocks is:
 A Nitrogen B Oxygen C Hydrogen D None of the above
 Question 5
The delta of a river is:
 A The place where river falls in the sea B The area drained by river and its distributaries C The confluence of two rivers D None of the above
 Question 6
Sloeskan is a beautiful waterfall located in:
 A USA B Canada C Germany D France
 Question 7
The sun rises in the east and sets in the west, which is due to
 A Movement of the earth round the sun B Movement of the earth on its own axis C Movement of the sun D Shape of the earth
 Question 8
Tsunami is:
 A Earthquake on land mass B Volcanic eruption C Earthquake in ocean crust D None of these
 Question 9
Sahara is located in:
 A Asia B Africa C North America D Australia
 Question 10
Babul-Mandab is a gateway to enter:
 A Persian Fulf B Red Sea C Pacific Ocean D None of these
 Question 11
The Ozone Layer protects the earth from
 A Ultra-violet rays B Cosmic rays C Infrared rays D X-rays
 Question 12
A Light year is the
 A Mean distance between sun and the nearest star B Mean distance between the earth and sun C Mean distance travelled by light in one year D Distance travelled by light in one year
 Question 13
Which of the following is a great circle?
 A Tropic of cancer B Equator C Arctic circle D Tropic of Capricorn
 Question 14
Pentagon is:
 A A large building houseing the ministry of Defence of Russia B The largest port of U.S.A C The biggest steel manufacturing center in the World D A large building housing the Ministry of Defence of U.S.A
 Question 15
Angular distance of a point on the earth surface measured in degrees from the centre of the earth is known as:
 A Longitude B Latitude C Altitude D None of these
 Question 16
The length of the Amazon River is:
 A 6296 km B 5910 km C 7111 km D 8110 km
 Question 17
Which city is called the 'City of Gondolas'?
 A Venice B Rome C Shiraz D Lahore
 Question 18
YONHAP' is the news agency of:
 A Pakistan B Norway C USA D Germany
 Question 19
What do isotherms indicate?
 A The height in particular areas. B The rainfall in certain areas. C The temperatures in particule areas. D The snowfall in some areas.
 Question 20
A geyser is best described as:
 A Pool of hot water B An explosion Volanic Vapour C A fountain of superheated steam D A thermal stream
There are 20 questions to complete.