Physical Geography MCQs for IAS/PCS, Banking, IBPS, SSC & Railway etc
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Physical Geography MCQs for IAS/PCS, Banking, IBPS, SSC & Railway etc

This section covers Free Multiple Choice Quections (MCQs) for Physical Geography; often asked in UPSC, IAS/PCS, Banking, IBPS, SSC, Railway, UPPSC, RPSC, BPSC, MPPSC, TNPSC, MPSC, KPSC and other competition exams.

  1. Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct about "Phases of the Moon" ?

    a) Difference between New Moon and Full moon is around 29.5 days.
    b) A new moon is when we can see the entire lit portion of the Moon.
    c) Krishna paksha refers to the dark lunar fortnight.
    d) The same half of the Moon always faces the Earth.

    1. a, b
    2. c, d
    3. a, b, c
    4. a, b, c, d
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  2. Which one of the following is not correctly matched?

    (Country) - (Iron-Ore Producing Area)

    1. Kazakhstan - Karaganda
    2. Ukrain - Krivoy Rog
    3. Germany - Normendy
    4. France - Pyreness
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  3. Which one of the following causes is responsible for rainfall during winters in the northwestern part of India?

    1. Retreating depression
    2. Cyclonic depression
    3. Western disturbances
    4. South-West Monsoon
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  4. Which of the following is a trans-Himalayan river?

    1. Jhelum
    2. Sutlej
    3. Ganga
    4. Ravi
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  5. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists:

    Tropical cyclones Country
    A) Baguios 1) Australia
    B) Hurricanes 2) China
    C) Typhoons 3) Philippines
    D) Willy-Willies 4) United States of America

    1. A-3, B-4, C-1, D-2
    2. A-3, B-4, C-2, D-1
    3. A-2, B-3, C-4, D-1
    4. A-2, B-1, C-3, D-4
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  6. Darling range is situated along which of the following coasts of Australia ?

    1. North-Eastern Coast
    2. Southern Coast
    3. Eastern Coast
    4. South-Western Coast
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  7. Which of the following is the correct sequence of the Islands of Indonesia from West to East?

    1. Java, Sumatra, Lombok, Bali
    2. Sumatra, Java, Bali, Lombok
    3. Sumatra, Java, Lombok, Bali
    4. Bali, Sumatra, Java, Lombok
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  8. Which one of the following reflects back more sunlight as compared to the other three?

    1. Sand desert
    2. Paddy crop land
    3. Land covered with fresh snow
    4. Prairie Plain
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  9. Given below are two statements, one is labelled as Assertion (A) and the other as Reason (R).

    Assertion (A): Rainfall occurs in the winter season in mediterranean climate.
    Reason (R) : In summer these regions remain under the influence of dry terrestrial winds.

    Select the correct answer from the code given below:
    Code :

    1. (A) is false but (R) is true
    2. (A) is true but (R) is false
    3. Both (A) and (R) are true but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A)
    4. Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A)
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