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.

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