Geography mock test 4

By | August 14, 2018

UGC- NET- UPSC Geography MCQ questions answers

Question 1
A light year is
A
A unit of time which the earth takes to go round the sun
B
The distance travelled by the light in one year
C
It is a year in which the gravitational pull is less than the normal value of 'G'
D
None of the above
Question 1 Explanation: 
unit of astronomical distance equivalent to the distance that light travels in one year, which is $9.4607 \times 10^{12}$ km (nearly 6 million million miles).
Question 2
High salinity in the sea result from:
A
High temperature
B
Low temperature
C
Enclosed Seas
D
None of the above
Question 3
Weathering is the:
A
Disintegration
B
Decomposition
C
Disintegration of rocks into smaller pieces and fragments in situ.
D
None of the above
Question 4
Wind gap is associated with:
A
Sand dune
B
Sea wave
C
River capture
D
None of the above
Question 5
A glacial depositional feature looking like an inverted boat:
A
Drumin
B
Esker
C
Kame
D
None of the above
Question 6
When is the Vernal Equinox?
A
25-Dec
B
21-Mar
C
28-Feb
D
14-Jan
Question 7
Composite volcanoes usually erupt in explosive way as, when the viscuss magma rise to a surface it usually cbqs the...... so in the result...... will increase resulting in an explosive eruption:
A
Pressure, crater pipe
B
Mantle plume, gas
C
Crater pipe, pressure
D
None of these
Question 8
The capital of Antigua and Barbuda is:
A
Luanda
B
St. Johns
C
Canberra
D
Colombo
Question 9
Particularly the type of volcano on some man of Jupiter, Saturn, and Neptune is known as:
A
Shields
B
Cinder cone
C
Cryovolcano (ice volcano)
D
None of these
Question 10
The main cause of the origin of an earthquake is
A
Sliding of rocks
B
Launching of rockets
C
Storms
D
Volcanic eruptions
Question 11
The spinning of the earth on its imaginary axis is called
A
Revolution
B
Rotation
C
Orbit
D
Aphelion
Question 12
Havana is near the longitude:
A
0-31 W
B
26-7 E
C
67-2 W
D
82-3 W
Question 13
Congo is a famous river located in:
A
Brazil
B
Turkmenistan
C
Zaire
D
India
Question 14
The capital of Qatar is:
A
Korar
B
Doha
C
Jaddah
D
Polibir
Question 15
Which of the following cities was known earlier as 'Pearl of the Antiles'?
A
Mumbia
B
Cuba
C
Manila
D
Shangai
Question 16
The Saturn rings were discovered by:
A
Copernicus
B
Newton
C
Galileo
D
None of these
Question 17
The capital of Ghana is:
A
Berlin
B
Accra
C
Suva
D
Malabo
Question 18
The places which attract people from a surrounding area because of service availability are called:
A
Climatic Zone
B
Outer Zone
C
Central Place
D
None of these
Question 19
The capital of Bahamas is:
A
Baku
B
Nassau
C
Canberra
D
Luanda
Question 20
Karakatao volcano is situated in:
A
South West Africa
B
Central America
C
South East Asia
D
None of these
There are 20 questions to complete.

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