Geography Mcqs from Past Paper for PCS Exams

Geography Mcqs From Past Paper For PCS Exams

I- The second highest peak of Pakistan is: (a) K-2 (b) Nange Parbat (c) Rakaposhi (d) None II- the Jehlum, Chenab, Ravi, Beas and Sutlej have their confluence at: (a) Mithan Kot (b)Panjnad (c) Panjgur (d) None
III- Tirich Mir is the highest peak of one of these mountain ranges: (a) Hindu Kush (b) Karakorum (c) Koh i Safed (d) None IV- The Shandoor Pass is famous for the game of: (a) Polo (b) Golf (c) Skiing (d) None V- The international boundary line between Pakistan and Afghanistan is called: (a) Buefort Line (b) Durrand LIne (c) Wagah Border (d) None VI- Syne was the old name of: (a) Caira (b) Aswan (c) Alexandria (d) None VII- Alluvial soils are of two types, old and new. Old Alluvium is called: (a) Khadar (b) Bhangar (c) Regur (d) None VIII- In the year 327 BC Alexander the Great came to India through the: (a) Gomal Pass (b) Khyber Pass (c) Bolan Pass (d) None IX- One of the most famous Gap Town is: (a) Geneva (b) Rome (c) Peshawer (d) None X- The people who are engaged in Gem cutting industry in Sri Lanka are: (a) Sinhalese (b) Tamils (c) Moors (d) None XI- The city called Birmingham of India is: (a) Durgapur (b) Bokard (c) Jamshedpur (d) None XII- All of the following countries are major exporters of fish except: (a) Japan (b) Norway (c) India (d) None XIII- Market gardening areas may produce all of the following except: (a) Vegetables (b) Fruits (c) Flowers (d) Poultry (e) Beef XIV- Shifting Cultivation is known by all of the following except: (a) Ladang (b) Taungya (c) Milpa (d) Jhum (e) Transhumance XV- Due to the nature of their work primary workers may be labelled: (a) White collar (b) Blue Collar (c) Red Collar (d) None XVI- Islamabad is called the city: (a) Devoid of soul (b) Devoid of mind (c) Devoid of sole (d) None XVII- The philosophy of probablism was the idea of a French Historian named: (a) Griffith Taylor (b) Elisee Reclus (c) Emanuel kant (d) None XVIII- The supporters of Environmental Determinism were:
(a) Ellen Semple (b) Mary Somerville (c) Ellsworth Hungtion (d) All of these XIX-At the time of independence Pakistan was largely dependent on hydro electric power from _____ river scheme: (a) Indus (b) Uhl (c) Jhelum (d) None XX- The country which is likely to become the most popular tourist destination of all by 2010 is: (a) Nepal (b) China (c) Pakistan (d)none c) adiabatic cooling of ascending air d) none of these 3.The distinguishing difference between the asthenosphere and lithosphere is their: a)density b)degree of rigidity c)chemical composition d)none of these 4.The mean velocity of the earth in its orbit is about: a)50,000 mi per hour b)66,600 mi per hour c)95,000 mi per hour d)none of these 5.The mean distance between the earth and sun is about: a)90 million miles b)93 million milesc)95 million miles d)None of these 6. The prime meridian is referred to as the: a)Meridian of Greenwich b)Meridian of East c)Meridian of West d)none of these
7. The equatorial Mercator is the only one of all known projections on which all Rhumb lines are true: a)straight lines b)semi-circles c)triangles d)none of these 8. The arctic circle is at: a)23 ½ N lat b)45 N lat c)66 ½ N lat d)none of these
9. The vernal equinox occurs on: a) March 20 b) june 21 c) September 23 d)none of these its 21st march 10. The percentage of radiant energy reflected back by a surface is termed the: a)Albedlo b)Al-Nino c) La-Nino d) none of these 11. Over the equatorial bough of low pressure lying roughly between 5 N and 5 S latitude is the equatorial belt of variable winds and calms, or the: a)Cyclone b)Doldrums c)Westerlies d) none of these 12. The term humidity simply refers to the degree to which water vapour is present in the: a)ground b)air c)vegetation d)None of these
13. Advection fog results from the movement of warm moist air over a: a)cold ground surface b)hot ground surface c)semi-hot ground surface d)None of these 14. Sheet as the term is used in the united states consists of pellets of ice produced from freezing of: a)rain b) snow c) wind d)None of these
15.Radiation coming from the sun is: a)long wave b)short wave c)medium wave d)None of these 16.The hurricane or typhoon develops over oceans in latitudes: a)8 to 15 N and S b)20 to 35 N and S c)40 to 60 N and Sd)None of these 17. Troposphere is the: a) Lowermost atmosphere layer b) The middle atmosphere layer c)Highest atmosphere layer d)None of these 18.The Gulf Stream in the Atlantic Ocean is a: a) Cold Ocean Current b) Warm ocean current c) semi-cold ocean current d)none of these
19. The word peneplain is given to a land surface of: a) joint relief b) sharp relief c) no relief d)None of these 20. The coriolis force is produced by: a) earth rotation b) wind action c)water action

Geography Mcqs From Past Paper For PCS Exams

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