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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 of the following is a trans-Himalayan river?

    1. Jhelum
    2. Sutlej
    3. Ganga
    4. Ravi
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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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