world geography mcq questions and answers for competitive exams

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1.
The ratio of the weight of water vapour to the total weight of air (including the water vapor) is called

a
specific humidity
b
mixing ratio
c
relative humidity
d
absolute humidity

2.
The region of three W's that is wheat, wool and wine is

a
mediterranean climatic regions
b
china type climatic regions
c
steppe type climatic regions
d
equatorial regions

3.
are made up of dust and frozen gases.

a
Stars
b
Comets
c
Planets
d
Meteors

4.
The southernmost part of the world is

a
Cape of Good Hope, Africa
b
Cape of Horn, S. America
c
Colombo, Sri Lanka
d
Wellington, New Zealand

5.
Who discovered the solar system?

a
Copernicus
b
Kepler
c
Aryabhatta
d
Newton

6.
The smallest state, population wise, in the world is

a
Vatican City
b
Monaco
c
Nauru
d
Liechtenstein

7.
The thickness of biosphere is

a
8-10 km above the earth's surface
b
5-8 km above the earth's surface
c
5-10 km above the earth's surface
d
10-12 km above the earth's surface

8.
The ground water that occurs when flow of the subterranean water is not confined by the presence of impermeable layers is called

a
unconfined groundwater
b
confined groundwater
c
aquifer
d
artesian

9.
The import of crude oil and petroleum done from national oil companies of producer countries, which have a net exportable surplus of oil is by

a
term contracts
b
term tenders
c
monthly tenders
d
All the above

10.
Advanced sunrise and delayed sun-set found in the sky are due to the phenomenon of

a
diffraction of sunlight
b
refraction of sunlight
c
scattering of sunlight
d
total internal reflection of sun-light

11.
The model which explains the various types of igneous rocks

a
rock cycle
b
Bowens reaction series
c
both are similar terms
d
None of the above

12.
The phenomenon of an opening occurring in the earth's surface through which a jet of hot water and steam is forces out at irregular intervals is called

a
crater
b
geyser
c
hot spring
d
volcano

13.
The religion of Afghanistan is

a
Islam
b
Buddhism
c
Hinduism
d
Christianity

14.
The meridian passing through London is called the

a
equator
b
Tropic of Cancer
c
Prime Meridian of 0◦ Meridian
d
Tropic of Capricorn

15.
The largest production of mica in Asia is from

a
Indonesia
b
Malaysia
c
Myanmar
d
India

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