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.

31. 

Which of the following is/are "Lava Plateau" ?

1) Deccan Plateau
2) Shan Plateau
3) Tibetan Plateau
4) Bolivian Plateau

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



32. 

Which of the following set of Gases are in correct descending order of their presence in atmosphere.

1. Nitrogen, Oxygen, Argon, Carbon dioxide 2. Oxygen, Nitrogen, Argon, Carbon dioxide
3. Nitrogen, Carbon dioxide, Argon, Oxygen 4. Nitrogen, Oxygen, Carbon dioxide, Argon



33. 

Which of the following atmospheric layer is closer to earth's surface.

1. Stratosphere 2. Troposphere
3. Mesosphere 4. Thermosphere



34. 

What is the reason of increases in heat with respect to height from surface in stratospheric.

1) Greengas Effect
2) Ozone Layer
3) Sun's low length waves
4) Water vapour presense

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



35. 

Which of the following is/are true about "Noctilucent Clouds" ?

1. Noctilucent Clouds and found in mesosphere 2. These cloud are result of condensation of mixture of meteoric dust and some moisture
3. Both 4. None



36. 

Which of the following is/are true about "Aurora" ?

1. An aurora, sometimes referred to as a polar light, is a natural light display on sea surface. 2. Auroras are produced when the magnetosphere is sufficiently disturbed by the solar wind.
3. Both 4. None



37. 

Which of the following set is arranged in descending order of Albedo.

1. Deserts, Grass, Crops, Brick 2. Brick, Grass, Crops, Deserts
3. Grass, Deserts, Crops, Brick 4. Crops, Grass, Deserts, Brick



38. 

Which of the following statement correctly defines "Conditional stability" in terms of Adiabatic lapse rate (ALR) ?

1. Wet ALR < Normal ALR < Dry ALR 2. Normal ALR < Wet ALR < Dry ALR
3. Wet ALR < Dry ALR < Normal ALR 4. Normal ALR < Dry ALR < Wet ALR



39. 

Which of the following statemnt is correct in terms of "Temperature Inversion" in Climatology ?

1) In increase of height temperature is increasing in troposphere.
2) When cold air is below warm air than at the contact point of two airs, cold air will condense warm air and this condensation is called fog.
3) Water moisture get frozen with contact to cold surface and form frost.
4) At the meeting point of cold and warm oceanic currents, the air above them collides and warm air is condensed to form fog.

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



40. 

Which of the following set is in correct decreasing order of visibility.

1. Haze > Mist > Fog > Smog 2. Mist > Haze > Fog > Smog
3. Mist > Haze > Smog > Fog 4. Mist > Smog > Fog > Haze