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IAS Previous Year GEOGRAPHY Questions – Lecture – 30 – STHAAPNA Series

Sthapna - Static MCQs for GS - geography - Day 30

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Which one of the following lakes forms an international boundary between Tanzania and Uganda? [2000]

(a) Chained

(b) Malawi

(c) Victoria

(d) Zambezi


The waterfall ‘Victoria’ is associated with the river: [2003]

(a) Amazon

(b) Missouri

(c) St. Lawrence

(d) Zambezi


Which one of the following pairs is correctly matched? [2013 – I]

Geographical Feature Region

(a) Abyssinian Plateau : Arabia

(b) Atlas Mountains : North-Western Africa

(c) Guiana Highlands : South-Western Africa

(d) Okavango Basin : Patagonia


Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched? [2006]

Well-known : Place Country

(a) Baikonour : Russia

(b) Kourou : French Guiana

(c) Borobudur : Indonesia

(d) Cannes : France


The standard time of the following countries is ahead of or behind Greenwich Mean Time depending on whether they are East or West of the longitude passing through Greenwich. [1995]



  1. Iraq
  2. 4. Costa Rica
  3. Japan

Which one of the following sequential orders gives the correct arrangement of the countries according to their standard time from ahead to behind GMT ?

(a) 5, 3, 2, 1, 4

(b) 2, 4, 1, 3, 5

(c) 4, 1, 3, 2, 5

(d) 3, 5, 4, 1, 2


Which one of the following is the correct sequence of the given continents in the decreasing order of their percentage of Earth’s land? [2005]

(a) North America–Africa–South America–Europe

(b) Africa–North America–South America–Europe

(c) North America–Africa–Europe–South America

(d) Africa–North America–Europe–South America


Which one of the following straits is nearest to the International Date Line? [2008]

(a) Malacca Strait

(b) Bering Strait

(c) Strait of Florida

(d) Strait of Gibraltar


Consider the following countries: [2009]





Through which of the above does the Tropic of Capricorn pass?

(a)1 only

(b)2, 3 and 4

(c)1, 2 and 3

(d)1, 2, 3 and 4


Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists: [2009]

   (Geographic feature)       (Country)

  1. Great Victoria Desert 1. Australia
  2. Grand Canyon 2. Canada
  3. Lake Winnipeg 3. New Zealand
  4. Southern Alps 4. USA


(a) A-1; B-2; C-4; D-3

(b) A-1; B-4; C-2; D-3

(c) A-3; B-2; C-4; D-1

(d) A-3; B-4; C-2; D-1



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