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50 Objective Questions on Indian Geography and World Geography

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For candidates who wants to test their preparation in the topic Indian and World Geography we have provided below 50 Multiple Choice Objective Questions (MCQ) on Geography.


Model Test Paper-1


1) Mudumalai Sanctuary is famous for?
A) Elephants
B) Birds
C) Tigers
D) Bisons

2) Which mineral is the ore of aluminium?
A) Haematite
B) Bauxite
C) Galena
D) Magnetite

3) What is the occupation of the people of polar region?
A) Hunting and fishing
B) Agriculture
C) Livestock rearing
D) Commerce and trade

4) Sundarban forests are coastal forests of?
A) Cauvery Delta
B) Godavari Delta
C) Gulf of Mannar
D) Ganges Delta

5) ____________ Harbour is protected by a rocky headland called Dolphin's Nose.
A) Visakhapatnam
B) Paradeep
C) Kolkata
D) Cochin

6) The biggest salt water lake in the world is?
A) South-China Sea
B) Caspian Sea
C) Michigan Sea
D) Aral Sea

7) The Narmada and the Tapti rivers enter the?
A) Bay of Bengal
B) Arctic Ocean
C) Arabian Sea
D) Indian Ocean

8) In which one of the following countries is the volcano Guallatiri located?
A) Tanzania
B) Ecuador
C) Peru
D) Chile

9) Rivers that originate in the Mansarovar region?
A) Indus, Sutlej, Brahmaputra
B) Ganges, Yamuna, Hooghly
C) Godavari, Krishna, Cauvery
D) Narmada, Tapti, Beas

10) The largest continent in terms of area is?
A) Australia
B) Asia
C) North America
D) Africa

11) Which is the 3rd nearest planet to the Sun?
A) Venus
B) Jupiter
C) Earth
D) Mars

12) A region of weak winds is called?
A) Chilka
B) Doldrum
C) Tornedo
D) Hurricane

13) Mt. Godwin Austen is one of the highest peaks of the Himalayas. It is also known as?
A) Kanchenjunga
B) Mount Everest
C) K2
D) None of the these

14) Lakshadweep is a group of how many islands?
A) 30
B) 32
C) 34
D) 36

15) The Bodo language is spoken in which of the following states?
A) Assam
B) Meghalaya
C) Tripura
D) Arunachal Pradesh

16) How many times in a year, day and night are of equal duration anywhere on earth?
A) Four
B) Twice
C) Once
D) Thrice

17) Which one of the following is a major port on the East Coast of India?
A) Karikal
B) Pondicherry
C) Vishakhapattnam
D) Kandla

18) The approximate circumference of the Earth is?
A) 20,000 km
B) 30,000 km
C) 25,000 km
D) 40075 km

19) The main river flowing in the State of Jammu & Kashmir is?
A) Chenab
B) Indus
C) Jhelum
D) Sutlej

20) Which of the following Countries in South Asia are land-locked?
A) Bhutan and Pakistan
B) Nepal and Bangladesh
C) Bhutan and Nepal
D) Bangladesh and Bhutan

21) The state in South India with a thermal station at Tuticorin is?
A) Tamil Nadu
B) Andhra Pradesh
C) Kerala
D) Karnataka

22) The mountain range which stretches from Gujarat in the West to Delhi in the North is the?
A) Aravallis
B) Kaimur Range
C) Satpuras
D) Vindhyas

23) The planet closest to the the sun is?
A) Mercury
B) Venus
C) Mars
D) Earth

24) The tide at its maximum height is known as?
A) Neap tide
B) Equinoxes
C) Ebb tide
D) Spring tide

25) Which one is not a port on the east coast?
A) Paradeep
B) Cochin
C) Visakhapatnam
D) Kolkata

26) The largest island in the Indian Ocean is?
A) Sumatra
B) Maldives
C) Madagascar
D) Sri Lanka

27) For which of the following crops does India have the largest cultivated area in the world?
A) Cotton
B) Wheat
C) Pulses
D) Rice

28) This state contributes 70% of India's coffee and silk. Name this state:
A) Karnataka
B) Assam
C) Punjab
D) Rajasthan

29) The tide produced in an ocean when the pull on the Earth by the Sun and Moon is unidirectional is called?
A) Neap tide
B) Spring tide
C) High tide
D) Low tide

30) The Gulf Stream is an ocean current which begins?
A) Gulf countries coastline
B) From the Bay of Bengal
C) Off the coast of Florida
D) In the Philippines

31) India is its largest producer and it is found in the black sand on the beaches near Cape Comorin, the southernmost part of India?
A) Ilmenite
B) Bauxite
C) Lignite
D) Kyanite

32) The Keibul Lamjao, the only floating National Park in the world is in?
A) Meghalaya
B) Manipur
C) Assam
D) Mizoram

33) East West corridor comprising National Highways connects?
A) Silchar to Porbander
B) Patna to Surat
C) Kolkata to Mumbai
D) None of the these

34) Tapti river originates from?
A) Amarkantak
B) Satpura range
C) Trimbakeshwar
D) Panchmarhi

35) Sriharikota is situated in which state?
A) Tamil Nadu
B) Karnataka
C) Andhra Pradesh
D) Kerala

36) Kanyakumari is situated in which state?
A) Tamil Nadu
B) Lakshadweep
C) Kerala
D) Karnataka

37) The southern tip of India is at?
A) Indira Point in Nicobar Islands
B) Point calimere
C) Kovalam in Thiruvananthapuram
D) Cape Cameron

38) Diu is an island off which state?
A) Goa
B) Gujarat
C) Kerala
D) Maharashtra

39) Which of the following is a land-locked sea?
A) North Sea
B) Timor Sea
C) Aral Sea
D) Red Sea

40) Troposphere is the hottest part of the atmosphere because?
A) heat is generated in it
B) there are charged articles in it
C) it is closest to the sun
D) it is heated by the Earth's surface

41) The outermost layer of the Sun is called?
A) Lithosphere
B) Corona
C) Chromosphere
D) Photosphere

42) For what is the Manas sanctuary in Assam known?
A) Bears
B) Rhinos
C) Elephants
D) Bisons

43) Mana Pass is located in?
A) Uttarakhand
B) Himachal Pradesh
C) Jammu-Kashmir
D) Uttar Pradesh

44) Depth of the sea is measured in?
A) Fathom
B) Nautical miles
C) Decibel
D) Meter

45) Hanging valleys are formed due to the action of?
A) Glacier
B) Volcanic eruption
C) Waves of the ocean
D) River

46) In the northern hemisphere, due to Ferrel's law the wind is deflected?
A) Towards its north
B) Towards its right
C) Towards its south
D) Towards its left

47) Mettur dam is built on the river?
A) Narmada river
B) Tapti river
C) Cauvery river
D) Godavari river

48) The phases of moon are caused by?
A) The revolution of the earth
B) The revolution of the moon
C) The rotation of the earth
D) The rotation of the moon

49) The average time interval between successive high tide and low tide is?
A) 3 hours and 12 minutes
B) 6 hours and 12 minutes
C) 12 hours and 26 minutes
D) 24 hours and 52 minutes

50) The planet with the shortest year is?
A) Mars
B) Venus
C) Earth
D) Mercury