Geography mock test 76

By | August 14, 2018

UGC- NET- UPSC Geography MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The brightest star in the sky is:
A
Hayes
B
Praesepe
C
Sirius
D
Sun
Question 2
Moon is called a satellite of the earth because
A
It is much smaller than the earth
B
It revolves around the sun
C
It has no light of his own
D
It produces tides on earth
Question 3
Vasco da Gama, who discovered the sea route to India, first reached
A
Surat
B
Kalicut
C
Bombay
D
Cochin
Question 4
Where the land slopes steeply to the sea...... is formed:
A
Cliff
B
Bay
C
Sea arch
D
None of these
Question 5
Soil maps are very useful in...... planning:
A
Cultural
B
Agricultural
C
Social
D
None of these
Question 6
The characteristic of the Mediterranean climate is
A
Rain all the year round
B
Rainy summer and dry winter
C
Rainy winter and dry summer
D
Dry summer and dry winter
Question 7
The nearest star to the sun is
A
Alpha Centuari
B
Sirius
C
Polaris
D
Mercury
Question 8
After the break-up of USSR, the largest country in the world is:
A
Russia
B
USA
C
Germany
D
UK
Question 9
Kiribati's capital is:
A
Nairobi
B
Tarawa
C
Banjul
D
Asmara
Question 10
The first successful expedition to the Mount Everest was made in:
A
1950
B
1953
C
1956
D
1960
Question 11
What is the approximate African equivalent of the prairie?
A
Steppes
B
Savannah
C
Veld
D
Pampas
Question 12
Qantas' is the airline of:
A
Australia
B
USA
C
UK
D
Russia
Question 13
The currency of Marshall Islands is:
A
US Dollar
B
Pound
C
Birr
D
Peso
Question 14
The place of greatest known depth of India Ocean is:
A
Central Basin
B
Sunda Trench
C
Sigsbee Deep
D
Skagerrak
Question 15
The capital of Bosnia-Herzegovina is:
A
Bridge Town
B
Sarajevo
C
Gaborone
D
Praria
Question 16
What is a cyclone?
A
A low pressure system with clockwise winds in the Northern Hemisphere
B
A high pressure system with anti-clockwise winds in Northern Hemisphere
C
A low pressure system with anti-clockwise winds in Northern Hemisphere
D
A high pressure system with clockwise winds in the Northern Hemisphere
Question 17
The currency of Portugal is:
A
Zloty
B
Peso
C
Escudo
D
Leu
Question 18
HHA' is the news agency of:
A
China
B
Ghana
C
Turkey
D
Germany
Question 19
What is viticulture?
A
Cultivation of grapes
B
Growing small plants
C
Growing tobacco
D
Cultivation of spices
Question 20
High mean temperature, high relative humidity and heavy rainfall (well distributed all over the year) are the characteristic features of the
A
Equatorial region
B
Savanna region
C
Monsoon region
D
Mediterranean region.
There are 20 questions to complete.

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