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Indian Geography MCQ Questions and Answers Page -2

1.

One astronomical unit is the average distance between

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Answer : A

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2.

Which of the following is present in the largest amount in terms of percent by mass in the earth’s crust

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Answer : B

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3.

The most abundant metal in the earth’s crust is

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Answer : B

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4.

What does the term ‘Lithosphere’ refer to

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Answer : B

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5.

Which of the second most abundant metal in the earth’s crust

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Answer : B

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6.

Latitude of place is indicated of its

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Answer : D

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7.

The place which has the longest day and the shortest day and the shortest night on 22nd December, is

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Answer : C

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8.

The prime Meridian passes through

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Answer : B

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9.

Which countries are separated by the 49th parallel

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Answer : A

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10.

The tropic of Cancer does not pass through

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Answer : B

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11.

What is the Internal Date line

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Answer : D

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12.

The time at Cairo is 2 hours ahead of Greenwich. Hence, It is located at

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Answer : B

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13.

The cup-shaped mouth of the volcano is

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Answer : A

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14.

The study of lakes is called

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Answer : A

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15.

A series of lines connecting places having a quake at the same time are called

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Answer : B

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16.

Which of the following is not a natural disaster

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Answer : C

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17.

Spot the odd one from the following

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Answer : C

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18.

Earthquake is caused by

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Answer : A

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19.

Epicentre is connected with

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Answer : A

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20.

Which scale is used to measure the intensity of earthquakes

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Answer : A

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21.

The World’s most active Volcano

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Answer : A

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22.

Which one of the following is an example igneous rock

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Answer : C

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23.

Contour line is the imaginary line joining places of equal

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Answer : A

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24.

The formation of Mushroom rock’ in desert region is an example of

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Answer : A

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25.

Breaking down of rock in situ is known as

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Answer : B

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26.

Which of the following is an example of Plutonic Igneous Rock

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Answer : A

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27.

Rocks having large quantity of underground water and permitting ready flow of water as called

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Answer : C

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28.

The molten rock below the surface of earth is called

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Answer : C

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29.

Which one among the following is a primary rock

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Answer : B

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30.

Which of the following is the highest plateau in the world

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Answer : B

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31.

Metamorphic rocks originate from

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Answer : C

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32.

A plain formed by the uplift of a part of the sea floor is called a

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Answer : B

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33.

How much of the Earth’s land surface is desert

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Answer : C

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34.

Which one among the following is the largest temperate desert of the world

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Answer : A

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35.

The percentage of fresh water on the Earth’s surface is nearly

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Answer : B

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36.

Lake founded in a cut off river meander is called

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Answer : A

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37.

The longest river of Europe is

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Answer : D

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38.

What percentage of world’s freshwater is stores as glacial ice

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Answer : C

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39.

Which one of the following rivers crosses the equator two times

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Answer : A

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40.

Sargasso Sea is characterized by

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Answer : D

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