Physical Geography GK MCQs


Questions and Answers Type:MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions).
Topic:General Knowledge.
Sub-topic:Physical Geography.
Number of Questions:5 Questions with Answers.

Physical Geography MCQs (Multiple Choice Questions) with answers for various state exams and UPSC civil services, SSC, banking, MPSC, UPPSC, MPPSC etc. Exams. Learn and prepare Objective type Questions on Physical Geography.

1. A deep valley characterized by steep step-like side slopes is called

  1. Blind Valley.
  2. U-shaped valley.
  3. George.
  4. Canyon.

Answer: (c) George.

Solution: A George is a deep valley with very steep step-like side slopes. It is one of the forms of erosional landforms in valleys.

2. Which of the following is not the depositional landforms made by glaciers?

  1. Moraines.
  2. Eskers.
  3. Drumlins.
  4. Terrace.

Answer: (d) Terrace.

Solution: The accumulation makes the depositional landforms of the small amount of rock debris brought by the stream of melting ice at the bottom of the mountain. The different types of depositional landforms made by the glaciers are moraines, eskers, outwash plains, and drumlins.

3. Which of the following is the erosional landform made by the waves and currents?

  1. Bars.
  2. Terrace.
  3. Spits.
  4. Dunes.

Answer: (b) Terrace.

Solution: The erosional landforms made by waves and currents are cliffs, terraces, caves, and stacks while the depositional landforms are beaches, dunes, bars, barriers, and spits.

4. The atmospheric layer where the ozone layer is found?

  1. Exosphere.
  2. Mesopause.
  3. Thermosphere.
  4. Stratosphere.

Answer: (d) Stratosphere.

Solution: The stratosphere extends up to a height of 50 km from the mean sea level. One important feature of the stratosphere is that it contains the ozone layer. It absorbs ultraviolet radiation and shields life on the earth from intense, harmful forms of energy.

5. The gases that absorb long-wave radiation are called

  1. Carbon.
  2. Methane.
  3. Greenhouse gases.
  4. Hydrogen.

Answer: (c) Greenhouse gases.

Solution: Greenhouse gases are gases that absorb long-wave radiation. Major greenhouse gases are carbon dioxide, chlorofluorocarbons, nitrous oxide, and ozone.