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IAS Previous Year GEOGRAPHY Questions – Lecture – 28 – STHAAPNA Series

Arakan Yoma is the extension of the Himalayas located in : [1995]

(a) Baluchistan

(b) Myanmar

(c) Nepal

(d) Kashmir


The Palk Bay lies between: [1996]

(a) Gulf of Kutch and Gulf of Khambhat

(b) Gulf of Mannar and Bay of Bengal

(c) Lakshadweep and Maldive Islands

(d) Andaman and Nicobar Islands


. “From Aceh in the far north west to Torres Strait in the east is 5000 miles, almost as far as from London to Baghdad. The archipelago has 14,000 islands, some mere equatorial rocks, others some of the largest in the world.” This description best fits: [1997]

(a) West Indies

(b) Japan

(c) Philippines

(d) Indonesia


During a flight from Delhi to Tokyo the following are the landing airport. [1997]

  1. Hongkong
  2. Hanoi
  3. Taipei
  4. Bangkok


(a) 1, 2, 3, 4

(b) 4, 2, 1, 3

(c) 2, 4, 3, 1

(d) 3, 2, 1, 4


The great Asian river Mekong does not run through: [2004]

(a) China

(b) Malaysia

(c) Cambodia

(d) Laos


Which one of the following countries does not border the Caspian Sea? [2003]

(a) Armenia

(b) Azerbaijan

(c) Kazakhstan

(d) Turkmenistan


Huangpu River flows through which one of the following cities? [2006]

(a) Beijing

(b) Ho Chi Minh City

(c) Shanghai

(d) Manila


Which one of the following can one come across if one travels through the Strait of Malacca? [2010]

(a) Bali

(b) Brunei

(c) Java

(d) Singapore


Israel has common borders with: [2003]

(a) Lebanon, Syria, Jordan and Egypt

(b) Lebanon, Syria, Turkey and Jordan

(c) Cyprus, Turkey, Jordan and Egypt

(d) Turkey, Syria, Iraq and Yemen


Mediterranean Sea is a border of which of the following countries?[2017]

  1. Jordan
  2. Iraq
  3. Lebanon
  4. Syria

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

(a) 1, 2 and 3 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 3 and 4 only

(d) 1, 3 and 4 only


Turkey is located between [2014 – I]

(a) Black Sea and Caspian Sea

(b) Black Sea and Mediterranean Sea

(c) Gulf of Suez and Mediterranean Sea

(d) Gulf of Aqaba and Dead Sea


What is the correct sequence of occurrence of the following cities in South-East Asia as one proceeds from south to north? [2014 – I]



  1. Jakarta
  2. Singapore

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

(a) 4-2-1-3

(b) 3-2-4-1

(c) 3-4-1-2

(d) 4-3-2-1


Which one of the following is the correct sequence of the given towns of Pakistan while moving from the north towards the south? [2005]

(a) Islamabad–Gujranwala–Peshawar–Multan

(b) Peshawar–Gujranwala–Multan–Islamabad

(c) Peshawar–Islamabad–Gujranwala–Multan

(d) Islamabad–Multan–Peshawar–Gujranwala


Which one of the following pairs of islands is separated from each other by the ‘Ten Degree

Channel’? [2014 – I]

(a) Andaman and Nicobar

(b) Nicobar and Sumatra

(c) Maldives and Lakshadweep

(d) Sumatra and Java

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