Geography mock test 62

By | August 14, 2018

UGC- NET- UPSC Geography MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The crust forms what percentage of the volume of the earth:
A
0.50%
B
2.50%
C
3.00%
D
3.50%
Question 2
Kishan Ganga is another name for...... river:
A
Neelum
B
Sutlaj
C
Ganges
D
Jamna
Question 3
The first man to climb Mount Everest twice was:
A
Nawang Gomber
B
Tenzing Norgay
C
Sherpa Samgua
D
None of these
Question 4
Which is called 'Sorrow of China'?
A
Hawang Hoo
B
Beijing
C
Peking
D
Shangai
Question 5
The unit of measuring distances betweenthe stars is known as:
A
Galactic unit
B
Light year
C
Cosmic kilometre
D
Steller mile
Question 6
An asthmus is opposite to......:
A
Gulf
B
Peninsula
C
Strait
D
Bay
Question 7
The busiest ocean route in the world is
A
North Atlantic route
B
Suez Canal
C
Cape route
D
Panama Canal E. Palk Strait
Question 8
The greatest intensity of seismic activity is found along:
A
Converging plate boundaries
B
Diverging plate boundaries
C
Both (A) and (B)
D
None of these
Question 9
Which country is known as the 'Pearl of the East?
A
Bhutan
B
Bangladesh
C
Sri Lanka
D
Nepal
Question 10
Continental shelf is a:
A
Sea floor with ocean deep
B
Ocean deeps with considerable depth
C
Sea ward extension of continental land
D
None of these
Question 11
The equatorial diameter of the earth is approximately:
A
12756 km
B
15000 km
C
16000 km
D
10000 km
Question 12
High tides occur when
A
The earth, the sun and the moon are in a straight line, (the sun being in the middle)
B
The position of the sun and moon form a right angle with the earth's centre
C
The sun, the earth and the moon are in a straight line (the earth being in the middle)
D
The earth, the moon and the sun are in a straight line (the moon being in the middle)
Question 13
Cinder cones are built from lava fragments called:
A
Mantle plumes
B
Ash
C
Cinders
D
None of these
Question 14
Marma is a beautiful waterfall located in:
A
Norway
B
New Zealand
C
Guyana
D
Sweden
Question 15
A settlement in which majority of the people are involved in primary activity is called as:
A
Village
B
City
C
Hamlet
D
None of these
Question 16
The world's busiest inland waterway is:
A
St. Lawrence
B
Suez
C
Rhine
D
Danube
Question 17
The currency of Malaysia is:
A
Kwacha
B
Ringit
C
Rupee
D
Peso
Question 18
The capital of Mexico is:
A
Mexico City
B
Port Louis
C
Skopje
D
Palibir
Question 19
Which is the specific feature of the Mercator Projection?
A
It distorts the shape of India.
B
It flattens the world.
C
It makes Australia rectangular.
D
It exaggerates Greenland almost 25 times.
Question 20
The old name of Libya is:
A
Lower Volta
B
Tripoli
C
United Arab
D
Undlas
There are 20 questions to complete.

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