World Geography Questions (MCQs) for UPSC, State PCS & SSC Examinations

Q.  Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL) refers to?

a. NASA’s mission to Mars
b. NASA’s mission to Moon
c. China’s mission to build International Space Station
d. ISRO’s planned mission to space


ANSWER: See Answer
 
The Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory is NASA’s mission to moon. It has used high-quality gravitational field mapping of the Moon to determine its interior structure.
MCQs:  Which of the following pairs is/ are correctly matched? 1: Geocentric model – Copernicus 2: Heliocentric model – Ptolemy Select the correct option from the codes given below:
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MCQs:  One parsec is equal to how many light years?
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MCQs:  What is the temperature at the outer surface of the Sun?
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MCQs:  The ‘Amazonian period’ is related to which planet?
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MCQs:  Which period is not a part of the Paleozoic Era?
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MCQs:  What is the Radius of the Earth?
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MCQs:  Which geologist named the crust, mantle and the core as sial, sima and nife?
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MCQs:  Which among the following characteristics of the Igneous rocks is not correct?
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MCQs:  What are deep focus earthquakes also known as?
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MCQs:  Which is the only active volcano in India?
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MCQs:  Which among the following volcanoes is not included in the Mediterranean Belt?
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MCQs:  Which among the following is not an exogenic process?
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MCQs:  On which among the following does the erosional capacity of the wind depend on?
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MCQs:  Which is the dominant process in the formation of desert pavements?
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MCQs:  Which among the following are usually located at the foot of some mountain or an upland in an arid area?
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MCQs:  Which among the following is a narrow ridge of rock separating two valleys?
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MCQs:  What is a dome shaped inselberg formed by granite or gneiss called?
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MCQs:  Which among the following pairs of terraces is/are correctly matched? 1: Fluvial terraces – remnants of the former floodplain of a stream or river. 2: Kame terraces – represents the former shoreline of a sea or ocean. 3: Structural terraces – terrace created by the differential erosion of flat-lying or nearly flat-lying layered strata. Select the correct code from the options given below:
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MCQs:  What are window like features in the karst landscapes?
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MCQs:  What are flat floored depressions within limestone regions called?
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