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Geography Mcqs for Lecturer & Subject Specialist Exams

Geography Mcqs For Lecturer & Subject Specialist Exams

(1) Which of the following is sedimentary rock:
(a) Lignite
(b) Granite
(c) Graphite
(d) None of these

(2) As per Suess the specific gravity of Sima (layer) lies between:
(a) 2.75 and 2.90
(b) 2.90 and 4.75
(c) 2.85 and 3.75
(d) None of these

(3) The water that trickles down the side of the Cave deposits Carbonate of lime in layers is called:
(a) Stalagmite
(b) Dolomite
(c) Stalactite
(d) None of these

(4) Pene plains are the type of:
(a) Coastal Plains
(b) Depositional Plains
(c) Erosional Plains
(d) None of these

(5) Mountain belts are the relief features of:
(a) First Order
(b) Second Order
(c) Third Order
(d) None of these

(6) According to Krummel water covers ___________ of the globe.
(a) 70.8%
(b) 71.7%
(c) 70.8%
(d) None of these

(7) The Pacific Ocean is roughly __________ in shape.
(a) Conical
(b) Triangular
(c) Circular
(d) None of these

(8) The seismic sea wave from travels at speed of ____ Per hour.
(a) 200 to 300 KM
(b) 500 to 800 KM
(c) 350 to 450 KM
(d) None of these

(9) The cerntre of moon is about _________ Miles from the centre of the earth.
(a) 240,000 miles
(b) 236,000 miles
(c) 238,000 miles
(d) None of these

(10) Globigerina ooze is made up chiefly of:
(a) Frustules
(b) Foraminifera
(c) Silica
(d) None of these

(11) Ordnance maps were first made in:
(a) Sixteenth Century
(b) Seventeenth Century
(c) Eighteenth Century
(d) None of these

(12) The largest scale maps are generally known as:
(a) Climate maps
(b) Atlas maps
(c) Cadastral maps
(d) None of these

(13) The best suited projection for map of Tundras is:
(a) Zenithal
(b) Conical
(c) Mercetor’s
(d) None of these

(14) To show the distribution of animals on a map we prefer to use:
(a) Shade method
(b) Isopleth
(c) Dot method
(d) None of these

(15) Which of the following symbols is used to show storm on a weather map:
(a) >->->—->->—–>
(b) >->->—->->->—->
(c) >->->——->—->
(d) None of these

(16) For every 900 ft of rise in elevation the mercury column falls:
(a) 1/20
(b) 1/30
(c) 1/39
(d) None of these

(17) Clouds and ground reflection loss of radiant energy of the Sun is:
(a) 19.5%
(b) 25%
(c) 27.3%
(d) None of these

(18) Any object moving horizontally in the northern hemisphere tends to deflect to the:
(a) Left
(b) Centre
(c) Right
(d) None of these

(19) The type of Clouds which causes Hail are called
(a) Cumulonimbus
(b) Stratiform
(c) Altocumulus
(d) None of these

(20) Tropical Desert and Steppe climates occur between latitudes:
(a) 15° to 35° N and S
(b) 10° to 25° N
(c) 10° to 20° N and S
(d) None of these

paper 2

(1) Warsak Dam is situated on:
(a) Indus River
(b) Kabul River
(c) Kurram River
(d) Sawat River
(e) None of these

(2) Urbanization started with:
(a) Bronze Age
(b) Iron Age
(c) Agricultural Revolution
(d) Industrial Revolution
(e) None of these

(3) Gulf of Bothnia is located between:
(a) Norway and Denmark
(b) Sweden and Finland
(c) Ireland and Scotland
(d) None of these

(4) Arrange the following Passes according to their heights from the sea level.
(a) Bolan Pass(4)
(b) Gomal Pass(3)
(c) Shandur Pass(2)
(d) Babusar Pass(1)
(e) None of these

(5) Leading fishing country in the world
(a) Chile
(b) Japan
(c) Norway
(d) U.S.A.
(e) None of these

(6) Naples is a sea port of:
(a) Spain
(b) Italy
(c) France
(d) None of these

(7) Rubber is mainly grown in:
(a) North West Europe
(b) South East Asia
(c) North East of USA
(d) None of these

(8) Largest Desert among the following:
(a) Arabian Desert
(b) Gobi Desert
(c) Kalahari Desert
(d) Atacama Desert
(e) None of these

(9) Isle of Wight is situated in:
(a) Atlantic Ocean
(b) English Channel
(c) Irish Sea
(d) North Sea
(e) None of these

(10) Tirana is the capital of:
(a) Bulgaria
(b) Romania
(c) Albania
(d) None of these

(11) Bali Island is situated in:
(a) Philippine Island
(b) Indonesia Island
(c) West Indies Island
(d) Japan Island
(e) None of these

(12) Largest River among these
(a) Mississippi
(b) Yenisei
(c) Amazon
(d) Yangtze
(e) None of these

(13) Mt. Blanc is situated in:
(a) Italy
(b) France
(c) Spain
(d) None of these

(14) Highest Mountain Peak among these:
(a) Nanga Parbet
(b) McKinley
(c) Kanchenjunga
(d) Godwin Austen
(e)None of these

(15) Great Salt Lake is situated in:
(a) Iowa State
(b) Utah State
(c) Minnesota State
(d) Nerada State
(e) None of these

(16) Largest Mt. Range is
(a) Andeo Mountains
(b) Alps
(c) Rockies
(e) None of these

(17) Port Palermo is located in:
(a) Tyrrhenian Sea
(b) Adriatic Sea
(c) Mediterranean Sea
(d) None of these

(18) “Gulf of Carpentaria” is in:
(a) Indian Ocean
(b) Pacific Ocean
(c) Atlantic Ocean
(d) None of these

(19) “Cape York Peninsula”
(a) New Zealand
(b) Australia
(c) Indonesia
(d) None of these

(20) Highest Capital city located in the world
(a) Lhasa
(b) La Pez
(c) Bogota
(d) None of these

(1) Instrument used for the measurement of wind speed is called
(a) Altimeter
(b) Barometer
(c) Anemometer
(d) None of these

(2) Vernal equinox occurs on:
(a) December 21
(b) September 23
(c) June 21
(d) None of these

(3) Atmospheric pressure at sea level is:
(a) 750 mm
(b) 760 mm
(c) 770 mm
(d) None of these

(4) When there is an active upward ascent of lighter warm air over the cold dense air, the front is called:
(a) Cold front
(b) Warm foot
(c) Occluded front
(d) None of these

(5) On 21st of June the sun shines vertically on the:
(a) Tropic of Capricorn
(b) Tropic of cancer
(c) Equator
(d) Arctic circle
(e) None of these

(6) The hot molten material erupted from a volcano is called:
(a) Lava
(b) Magma
(c) Pyro-clast
(d) None of these

(7) The point in the earth from where seismic waves spread out in all directions is:
(a) Seismic Center
(b) Epicenter
(c) Earthquake focus
(d) None of these

(8) The continental crust ranges from:
(a) 7 to 20 Km in thickness
(b) 20 to 70 Km in thickness
(c) 40 to 150 Km in thickness
(d) None of these

(9) Marble is a:
(a) Sedimentary rock
(b) Igneous rock
(c) Metamorphic rock
(d) None of these

(10) Yardang is produced by:
(a) River
(b) Glacier
(c) Wind
(d) Volcanic activity
(e) None of these

(11) Continental glacier produces the following feature on the earth surface.
(a) V-shaped Valley
(b) U-shaped Valley
(c) Hanging Valley
(d) None of these

(12) The deepest point in the ocean bottom is in:
(a) Indian ocean
(b) Atlantic ocean
(c) Pacific ocean
(d) Arctic ocean
(e) None of these

(13) The flat ocean bottom lying near the continents is called:
(a) Peneplain
(b) Archipelagic Apron
(c) Lacustrine Plain
(d) None of these

(14) Benguela current flows near the western coast of:
(a) Australia
(b) South Africa
(c) Africa
(d) None of these

(15) Waves are caused by:
(a) Gravitational force of moon
(b) Gravitational force of earth
(c) Solar radiation
(d) Winds
(e) None of these

(16) Conical Projection is best suited for:
(a) Polar Regions
(b) Equatorial Regions
(c) Temperate latitudes
(d) None of these

(17) Zero degree meridian is:
(a) 15° East of Prime Meridian
(b) 10° East of Prime Meridian
(c) 5° West of Prime Meridian
(d) None of these

(18) A map on RF 1:2400 will be:
(a) A Large Scale map
(b) Small Scale map
(c) Medium Scale map
(d) None of these

(19) Lines showing places of equal rainfall are called:
(a) Isohalines
(b) Isobars
(c) Isopleths
(d) None of these

(20) Sea water contains on the average about:
(a) 3.5% Salt
(b) 2.7% Salt
(c) 7% Salt
(d) None of these


paper 2

(1) Technical base for the earliest urban civilization was:
(a) Agriculture
(b) Trade
(c) Mining
(d) None of these

(2) Modern man evolved on the earth at least:
(a) 150,000 to 50,000 years back
(b)300,000 to 100,000 years back
(c) 600,000 to 200,000 years back
(d) 1,000,000 to 555,000 years back
(e) None of these

(3) Han, Asoka and Roman dynasties were characterized by:
(a) Urban culture
(b) Rural set up
(c) Markets
(d) None of these

(4) Thinly spread food gatherers still occupy most of:
(a) Latin America
(b) Southern Europe
(c) Eastern Asia
(d) None of these

(5) Nile Valley is located in:
(a) Central Africa
(b) South Africa
(c) North Africa
(d) West Africa
(e) None of these

(6) Antananarivo is capital of:
(a) Lithuania
(b) Macedonia
(c) Nicaragua
(d) Madagascar
(e) None of these

(7) Shanty towns are feature of:
(a) African large towns
(b) Indian Cities
(c) Eskimo dwellings
(d) None of these

(8) Sadza, a stiff maize porridge is the staple food of:
(a) Syria
(b) North Korea
(c) Newzealand
(d) Zimbabwe
(e) None of these

(9) Water resources care the basis for country’s development in:
(a) Iran
(b) Sudan
(c) Turkey
(d) Spain
(e) None of these

(10) Human Development Index (HDI) is a composite statistic calculated from:
(a) Life expectancy
(b) Educational Expenditure
(c) Foreign Exchange
(d) None of these

(11) Peru, Bolivia and Mexico had centers of advanced culture called:
(a) Aegean
(b) Buddha
(c) Mayan and Inca
(d) None of these

(12) Current position of Human Geography in the U.S. has edited by:
(a) Taaffe
(b) Scholz
(c) Brodnock
(d) Janzen
(e) None of these

(13) Austria and Switzerland are included in:
(a) Northern Europe
(b) Alpine Europe
(c) Mediterranean Europe
(d) None of these

(14) Metal working Industries, collectivized agriculture and export of mineral fuel are features of:
(a) Japan
(b) India
(c) Russian federation
(d) Germany
(e) None of these

(15) Christaller (1933) pioneered theory of:
(a) Agricultural Locations
(b) Central place
(c) Industrial Locations
(d) None of these

(16) Prairie Provinces are parts of:
(a) Afghanistan
(b) Somalia
(c) Thailand
(d) None of these

(17) The so called Green Revolution began in India in:
(a) 1980
(b) 1970
(c) 1966
(d) 1990
(e) None of these

(18) Myanmar a mountainous country is located in:
(a) South West Asia
(b) South East Asia
(c) Southern Asia
(d) None of these

(19) Systematic colonization of land in South Asia began in:
(a) Mid 18th Century
(b) Mid 19th Century
(c) Mid 20th Century
(d) None of these

(20) Pakistan’s iron and steel mill at Pipri is built by:
(a) British assistance
(b) UAE assistance
(c) German assistance
(d) Soviet assistance
(e) None of these

Geography Mcqs For Lecturer & Subject Specialist Exams