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50 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) on Indian Geography and World Geography

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Model Test Paper-2


51) The Bhakra Dam is built across the river?
A) Chenab
B) Tapti
C) Sutlej
D) Ravi

52) The imaginary line of the Earth's surface that closely follows the 180 degree Meridian is?
A) Tropic of Cancer
B) International Date Line
C) Equator
D) Prime Meridian

53) Lack of atmosphere around the Moon is due to?
A) low gravitational attraction only
B) low escape velocity of air molecule and low gravitational attraction
C) high escape velocity of air molecule only
D) high escape velocity of air molecule and low gravitational attraction

54) The soil formed by wind bust in and around hot deserts is called?
A) silty soil
B) sandy soil
C) loamy soil
D) None of the above

55) What is a Cloudburst?
A) It refers to 50 mm rain over a period of time
B) It is caused by rapid condensation of very high clouds
C) It refers to a thunderstorm with little rain
D) It refers to sudden and copious rainfall over a small area which often lasts for only a few minutes

56) Duncan passage is located between?
A) South and Little Andaman
B) Middle and South Andaman
C) North and Middle Andaman
D) Little and Great Nicobar

57) The main area of production of icebergs is found in?
A) the West Coast of Greenland
B) the West Coast of Africa
C) the North Coast of Siberia
D) the East Coast of Japan

58) The Indian research station Himadri is located at?
A) Shimla
B) Antarctica
C) Arctic Region
D) Siachen

59) Wind actions create 'Mushroom rocks' which are usually found in?
A) Hills
B) Deserts
C) Tropical coastal areas
D) Plateaus

60) The most abundant gas in the earth's atmosphere is?
A) Carbon dioxide
B) Hydrogen
C) Nitrogen
D) Oxygen

61) Which of these continents has maximum per capita land?
A) Europe
B) Australia
C) North America
D) Asia

62) Through which mountain range passes the Konkan Railway Track?
A) Neelgiri Hills
B) Himalyan Ranges
C) Eastern Ghat
D) Western Ghat

63) Lighting and Thundering are the characteristic feature of which layer of atmosphere?
A) Troposphere
B) Exosphere
C) Ionosphere
D) Mesophere

64) Which of these volcanoes is called the 'Light House of the Mediterranean'?
A) Etna
B) Stramboli
C) Vesuvius
D) Elgon

65) Which state is the major producer of mulberry silk in India?
A) Bihar
B) Himachal Pradesh
C) Jharkhand
D) Karnataka

66) The Chilka Lake Region is situated between the deltas of?
A) Mahanadi and Godavari
B) Godavari and Krishna
C) Ganga and Mahanadi
D) Krishna and Kaveri

67) Guwahati is situated on the bank of the river?
A) Narmada
B) Brahmaputra
C) Hooghly
D) Teesta

68) The least populated State in India is?
A) Sikkim
B) Arunachal Pradesh
C) Uttarakhand
D) Mizoram

69) Kiel Canal connects?
A) Caribbean Sea and Pacific Sea
B) Atlantic Ocean and Pacific Ocean
C) Baltic Sea and North Sea
D) Red Sea and Mediterranean Sea

70) Ozone layer in the outer atmosphere helps in?
A) absorbing U-V radiations
B) absorbing cosmic ray particles
C) regulating the temperature of atmosphere
D) reflecting radio waves and makes radio communication possible

71) What is meant by the term 'midnight sun'?
A) Very bright moon
B) Twilight
C) Sun shining in the polar circle for long time
D) Rising Sun

72) The longest dam in India is?
A) Bhakra Dam
B) Hirakud Dam
C) Nagarjuna Sagar Dam
D) Kosi Dam

73) The rapid sliding of large masses of bed rocks is called ?
A) Land slide
B) Earth quake
C) Weathering
D) None of the above

74) 'Tidal Forest' are also known as?
A) Coniferous Forest
B) Deciduous Forest
C) Evergreen Forest
D) Mangrove Forest

75) Which state got its name from five rivers that once flow through it?
A) Punjab
B) Rajasthan
C) Andhra Pradesh
D) Odisha

76) First vessel acquired by the Department of Ocean Development (DOD) for fisheries and oceanographic research?
A) Sagar Vikas
B) Sagar Lakshmi
C) Sagar Kanya
D) None of the above

77) Nairobi is the capital of?
A) Zimbabwe
B) Uganda
C) Kenya
D) Nigeria

78) Capital of Belgium is?
A) Paris
B) Brussels
C) Austria
D) Ottawa

79) GARBA is the dance form of which state?
A) Punjab
B) West Bengal
C) Odisha
D) Gujarat

80) Which of the following river does not originate in India?
A) Brahmaputra
B) Ganga
C) Kaveri
D) Kanyakumari

81) The National Geophysical Research Institute is located at?
A) Delhi
B) Nagpur
C) Hyderabad
D) Bhopal

82) The Sahara Desert is not a part of which country?
A) Morocco
B) South Africa
C) North Africa
D) Chad

83) Which of the following country has the highest Life Expectancy?
A) Monaco
B) Macau
C) Japan
D) Singapore

84) Which is the world's smallest country in terms of area?
A) Monaco
B) Vatican City
C) Nauru
D) Tuvalu

85) Which country has the highest waterfall?
A) Brazil
B) Canada
C) Venezuela
D) Paraguay

86) Which is the second most populous country in the world?
A) China
B) India
C) USA
D) Russia

87) What is the capital of MALDIVES?
A) Male
B) Vienna
C) Port Louis
D) Antananarivo

88) The world's first university was established in 700 BC at?
A) Takshila
B) Nalanda
C) Mathura
D) Vrindavan

89) During the Chola period, Sri Lanka was known as?
A) Kamboja
B) Ceylon
C) Ilamandalam
D) Chavakam

90) Which of the following district are common between Jammu & Kashmir and Pakistan Occupied Kashmir?
A) Poonch
B) Kargil
C) Muzaffarabad
D) Jammu

91) The highest peak in South India is?
A) Anaimudi
B) Doddabetta
C) Meesapulimala
D) Ooty

92) Which of the following is the longest river in India?
A) Brahmaputra
B) Ganga
C) Narmada
D) Godavari

93) Which of the following river has the largest Catchment area?
A) Mahanadi
B) Godavari
C) Narmada
D) Krishna

94) The highest waterfall in India is?
A) Barkana
B) Jog
C) Magod
D) Kunchikal

95) In which state Kunchikal waterfall located?
A) Kerala
B) Karnataka
C) Tamil Nadu
D) Andhra Pradesh

96) The largest irrigated area in India is occupied by?
A) Cotton
B) Rice
C) Sugarcane
D) Wheat

97) Which state is not major producers of Bananas?
A) Bihar
B) Karnataka
C) Tamil Nadu
D) Kerala

98) Which one of the following hydroelectric projects does not belong to Tamil Nadu ?
A) Aliyar
B) Kundan
C) Idukki
D) Periyar

99) In terms of area, which one of the following Indian states has the largest coverage of forests ?
A) Karnataka
B) Madhya Pradesh
C) Odisha
D) Arunachal Pradesh

100) Which of the following industries are the major beneficiaries of the Mumbai port ?
A) Sugar and Cotton Textile Industry
B) Cotton Textile and Petrochemical Industry
C) Engineering and Fertilizer Industry
D) Iron and Steel Industry