Geography multiple choice questions for UPSC, IAS, State PSC and other Exams

This page contains General Studies subject wise Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) on Physical Geography, Indian Geography, Climatology, Oceanography, World Geography and Map base Geography. It really helps to take a look at these questions and even better if one try to solve them in timely manner.

These General Studies subject wise MCQs are completely based on syllabus and patter of different exams including UPSC CSE, State PSCs, SSC, CDS, CLAT and other competitive Exams.

11. 

"Red Sea" is surrounded by which of the following state(s).

1) Egypt
2) Israel
3) Sudan
4) Yemen

1. 1 & 2 2. 1 & 2 and 3
3. 1 Only 4. 1 & 3 and 4



12. 

"Black Sea" is surrounded by which of the following state(s).

1) Russia
2) Israel
3) Jordan
4) Iraq

1. 1 & 3 2. 1 & 2 and 3
3. 1 Only 4. 1 & 3 and 4



13. 

Which of the following is the reason for different seasons on earth.

1. Earth is not complete sphere 2. Earth is 23.5d tilted
3. Sun's gravitational force 4. None of the above



14. 

The Prime Meridian, passes through which of the following country ?

1. England 2. USA
3. India 4. South Africa



15. 

Equator, passes through which of the following country ?

1) Colombia
2) Brazil
3) Kenya
4) South Africa

1. 1 & 2 2. 1,2 & 4
3. 1 and 3 4. 1, 2 and 3



16. 

Which of the following straits is nearest to international date line ?

1. Bering Strait 2. Malacca Strait
3. Florida Strait 4. Strait of Gibraltar



17. 

According to "Edward Swiss" Theory the inner most part of earth is made of ?

1. Silicon and Aluminium 2. Silicon and Manganese
3. Nickel and Iron 4. None



18. 

Which of the following is true about "Seismic waves" used to detect "Earthquake" ?

1) Seismic waves are mechanical waves.
2) P waves can pass through solidmedium only.
3) S waves can pass through all solid, liquid and gaseous mediums.
4) S waves can pass through gaseous mediums only.

1. 1 & 2 2. 1 & 3
3. 1 & 4 4. 1 & 2 and 4



19. 

Which of the following rocks are formed by the deposition and subsequent cementation of that material at the Earth's surface and within bodies of water.

1. Igneous rocks 2. Metamorphous rocks
3. Sedimentary rocks 4. None of the above



20. 

Which of the following is true about "Mid ocean ridge" ?

1) Several peaks both side to the central valley
2) Mid oceanic ridge is youngest among other under sea formations.
3) Age increases away from the ridge in both directions. .
4) Seamounts deformed or destroyed in it.

1. 1 & 2 2. 1,2 & 4
3. 1 & 3 4. 1, 2 and 3