Geography mock test 45

By | August 14, 2018

UGC- NET- UPSC Geography MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What is the triangular landmass that forms at its mouth when a river splits into several branches just before entering the sea
A
Cape
B
Island
C
Estuary
D
Delta
Question 2
The currency of UAE is:
A
Pound
B
Dollar
C
Dirham
D
Dinar
Question 3
Which name is given to the flat plain that borders a river?
A
Floodplain
B
Riverine
C
Riverplain
D
Waterplain
Question 4
...... of mental material produces convection currents beneath the surface of the earth.
A
Heat
B
Density
C
Circular motion
D
Horizontal movement
Question 5
Heat received by earth from the sun is known as:
A
Solar radiation
B
Insolation
C
Solar heat
D
Thermal radiation
Question 6
The name of Philippines parliament is:
A
Congress
B
Council
C
Cortes
D
Folketing
Question 7
One degree Fahrenheit is equal to:
A
0.655?
B
0.556$^circ$C
C
0.565?
D
0.555?
Question 8
The phenomenon of an opening in the earth's surface through which a jet of hot water and steam is forced out regular intervals is called:
A
Crater
B
Geyser
C
Volcano
D
Hot spring
Question 9
The currency of Ecuador is:
A
Dollar
B
Pound
C
Sucre
D
Birr
Question 10
Gravitic rocks belong to which of the following rock types?
A
Sedimentary
B
Basaltic
C
Igneous
D
Metamorphic
Question 11
The capital of Sweden is:
A
Stockholm
B
Berne
C
Castries
D
Kigali
Question 12
The period of one revolution of sun around the centre of galaxy is called:
A
Cosmic year
B
Astronomical year
C
Light year
D
Parsec
Question 13
The name of the parliament of Zambia is:
A
Congress
B
National Assembly
C
Council
D
Legislative Council
Question 14
What does 'Roaring forties' refer to?
A
The tract of stormy westerly winds between latitudes 20-30? S
B
Whirl winds caused in Atlantic Ocean
C
The region between latitudes 40 and 50? S where the prevailing westerly winds blow over the open oceans with great regularity and strength
D
None of these
Question 15
In how many time zones has the world been divided?
A
1.5
B
24
C
30
D
32
Question 16
Centigrade equivalent of 77$^\circ$F is:
A
39$^\circ$C
B
18$^\circ$C
C
29$^\circ$C
D
25$^circ$C
Question 17
The capacity of the atmospheric air to retain water as vapour depends fundamentally upon
A
Its temperature
B
The velocity of the winds
C
Its pressure
D
Its density
Question 18
The name of parliament of Iceland is:
A
Althing
B
Federal Assembly
C
Senate
D
National Assembly
Question 19
What is the Gulf Stream?
A
A river in North America.
B
A wind in the Caribbean.
C
A warm sea current from the Gulf of Mexico.
D
The entrance to a gulf in North America.
Question 20
An extension of Juan de Fuca plate in the South is.......
A
Gorda
B
Scotia
C
Cocos plate
D
None of these
There are 20 questions to complete.

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