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Geography Paper I

Solved MCQS 2001




(1) Which of the following is sedimentary rock:
(a) Lignite
(b) Granite
(c) Graphite
(d) None of these

(2) As per Suess the specific gravity of Sima (layer) lies between:
(a) 2.75 and 2.90

(b) 2.90 and 4.75
(c) 2.85 and 3.75
(d) None of these

(3) The water that trickles down the side of the Cave deposits Carbonate of lime in layers is called:

(a) Stalagmite
(b) Dolomite
(c) Stalactite
(d) None of these

(4) Pene plains are the type of:

(a) Coastal Plains
(b) Depositional Plains
(c) Erosional Plains
(d) None of these

(5) Mountain belts are the relief features of:
(a) First Order
(b) Second Order
(c) Third Order
(d) None of these

(6) According to Krummel water covers ___________ of the globe.
(a) 70.8%
(b) 71.7%
(c) 70.8%
(d) None of these

(7) The Pacific Ocean is roughly __________ in shape.
(a) Conical
(b) Triangular
(c) Circular
(d) None of these

(8) The seismic sea wave from travels at speed of ____ Per hour.
(a) 200 to 300 KM
(b) 500 to 800 KM
(c) 350 to 450 KM
(d) None of these

(9) The cerntre of moon is about _________ Miles from the centre of the earth.
(a) 240,000 miles
(b) 236,000 miles
(c) 238,000 miles
(d) None of these

(10) Globigerina ooze is made up chiefly of:
(a) Frustules
(b) Foraminifera
(c) Silica
(d) None of these

(11) Ordnance maps were first made in:
(a) Sixteenth Century
(b) Seventeenth Century
(c) Eighteenth Century
(d) None of these

(12) The largest scale maps are generally known as:
(a) Climate maps
(b) Atlas maps
(c) Cadastral maps
(d) None of these

(13) The best suited projection for map of Tundras is:
(a) Zenithal
(b) Conical
(c) Mercetor‟s
(d) None of these

(14) To show the distribution of animals on a map we prefer to use:
(a) Shade method
(b) Isopleth
(c) Dot method
(d) None of these

(15) Which of the following symbols is used to show storm on a weather map:
(a) >->->---->->----->
(b) >->->---->->->---->
(c) >->->------->---->
(d) None of these

(16) For every 900 ft of rise in elevation the mercury column falls:
(a) 1/20
(b) 1/30
(c) 1/39
(d) None of these

(17) Clouds and ground reflection loss of radiant energy of the Sun is:
(a) 19.5%
(b) 25%
(c) 27.3%
(d) None of these

(18) Any object moving horizontally in the northern hemisphere tends to deflect to the:
(a) Left
(b) Centre
(c) Right
(d) None of these

(19) The type of Clouds which causes Hail are called
(a) Cumulonimbus
(b) Stratiform
(c) Altocumulus
(d) None of these

(20) Tropical Desert and Steppe climates occur between latitudes:
(a) 15° to 35° N and S
(b) 10° to 25° N
(c) 10° to 20° N and S
(d) None of these



Geography Paper II

Solved MCQS 2001



(1) Warsak Dam is situated on:

(a) Indus River
(b) Kabul River
(c) Kurram River
(d) Sawat River
(e) None of these

(2) Urbanization started with:
(a) Bronze Age
(b) Iron Age
(c) Agricultural Revolution
(d) Industrial Revolution
(e) None of these

(3) Gulf of Bothnia is located between:

(a) Norway and Denmark
(b) Sweden and Finland
(c) Ireland and Scotland
(d) None of these

(4) Arrange the following Passes according to their heights from the sea level.

(a) Bolan Pass(4)
(b) Gomal Pass(3)
(c) Shandur Pass(2)
(d) Babusar Pass(1)
(e) None of these

(5) Leading fishing country in the world
(a) Chile
(b) Japan
(c) Norway
(d) U.S.A.
(e) None of these

(6) Naples is a sea port of:

(a) Spain
(b) Italy
(c) France
(d) None of these

(7) Rubber is mainly grown in:

(a) North West Europe
(b) South East Asia
(c) North East of USA
(d) None of these

(8) Largest Desert among the following:
(a) Arabian Desert
(b) Gobi Desert
(c) Kalahari Desert
(d) Atacama Desert
(e) None of these

(9) Isle of Wight is situated in:
(a) Atlantic Ocean
(b) English Channel
(c) Irish Sea
(d) North Sea
(e) None of these

(10) Tirana is the capital of:

(a) Bulgaria
(b) Romania
(c) Albania
(d) None of these

(11) Bali Island is situated in:

(a) Philippine Island
(b) Indonesia Island

(c) West Indies Island
(d) Japan Island
(e) None of these

(12) Largest River among these
(a) Mississippi
(b) Yenisei
(c) Amazon
(d) Yangtze
(e) None of these

(13) Mt. Blanc is situated in:

(a) Italy
(b) France
(c) Spain
(d) None of these

(14) Highest Mountain Peak among these:

(a) Nanga Parbet
(b) McKinley
(c) Kanchenjunga
(d) Godwin Austen
(e)None of these

(15) Great Salt Lake is situated in:
(a) Iowa State
(b) Utah State
(c) Minnesota State
(d) Nerada State
(e) None of these

(16) Largest Mt. Range is

(a) Andeo Mountains
(b) Alps
(c) Rockies
(d)Himalayas
(e) None of these

(17) Port Palermo is located in:
(a) Tyrrhenian Sea
(b) Adriatic Sea
(c) Mediterranean Sea
(d) None of these

(18) “Gulf of Carpentaria” is in:
(a) Indian Ocean
(b) Pacific Ocean
(c) Atlantic Ocean
(d) None of these

(19) “Cape York Peninsula”
(a) New Zealand
(b) Australia
(c) Indonesia
(d) None of these

(20) Highest Capital city located in the world
(a) Lhasa
(b) La Pez
(c) Bogota
(d) None of these



Geography Paper I

Solved MCQS 2002


(1) Instrument used for the measurement of wind speed is called
(a) Altimeter
(b) Barometer
(c) Anemometer
(d) None of these

(2) Vernal equinox occurs on:
(a) December 21
(b) September 23
(c) June 21
(d) None of these

(3) Atmospheric pressure at sea level is:
(a) 750 mm
(b) 760 mm
(c) 770 mm
(d) None of these

(4) When there is an active upward ascent of lighter warm air over the cold dense air, the front is called:
(a) Cold front
(b) Warm foot
(c) Occluded front
(d) None of these

(5) On 21st of June the sun shines vertically on the:
(a) Tropic of Capricorn
(b) Tropic of cancer
(c) Equator
(d) Arctic circle
(e) None of these

(6) The hot molten material erupted from a volcano is called:
(a) Lava
(b) Magma
(c) Pyro-clast
(d) None of these

(7) The point in the earth from where seismic waves spread out in all directions is:

(a) Seismic Center
(b) Epicenter
(c) Earthquake focus
(d) None of these

(8) The continental crust ranges from:

(a) 7 to 20 Km in thickness
(b) 20 to 70 Km in thickness
(c) 40 to 150 Km in thickness
(d) None of these

(9) Marble is a:

(a) Sedimentary rock
(b) Igneous rock
(c) Metamorphic rock
(d) None of these

(10) Yardang is produced by:

(a) River
(b) Glacier
(c) Wind
(d) Volcanic activity
(e) None of these

(11) Continental glacier produces the following feature on the earth surface.
(a) V-shaped Valley
(b) U-shaped Valley
(c) Hanging Valley
(d) None of these

(12) The deepest point in the ocean bottom is in:
(a) Indian ocean
(b) Atlantic ocean
(c) Pacific ocean
(d) Arctic ocean
(e) None of these

(13) The flat ocean bottom lying near the continents is called:

(a) Peneplain
(b) Archipelagic Apron
(c) Lacustrine Plain
(d) None of these

(14) Benguela current flows near the western coast of:
(a) Australia
(b) South Africa
(c) Africa
(d) None of these

(15) Waves are caused by:
(a) Gravitational force of moon
(b) Gravitational force of earth
(c) Solar radiation
(d) Winds
(e) None of these

(16) Conical Projection is best suited for:

(a) Polar Regions
(b) Equatorial Regions
(c) Temperate latitudes
(d) None of these

(17) Zero degree meridian is:

(a) 15° East of Prime Meridian
(b) 10° East of Prime Meridian
(c) 5° West of Prime Meridian
(d) None of these

(18) A map on RF 1:2400 will be:

(a) A Large Scale map
(b) Small Scale map
(c) Medium Scale map
(d) None of these

(19) Lines showing places of equal rainfall are called:

(a) Isohalines
(b) Isobars
(c) Isopleths
(d) None of these

(20) Sea water contains on the average about:

(a) 3.5% Salt
(b) 2.7% Salt
(c) 7% Salt
(d) None of these


Geography Paper II

Solved MCQS 2002


(1) Technical base for the earliest urban civilization was:
(a) Agriculture
(b) Trade
(c) Mining
(d) None of these

(2) Modern man evolved on the earth at least:
(a) 150,000 to 50,000 years back
(b)300,000 to 100,000 years back
(c) 600,000 to 200,000 years back
(d) 1,000,000 to 555,000 years back
(e) None of these

(3) Han, Asoka and Roman dynasties were characterized by:

(a) Urban culture
(b) Rural set up
(c) Markets
(d) None of these

(4) Thinly spread food gatherers still occupy most of:

(a) Latin America
(b) Southern Europe
(c) Eastern Asia
(d) None of these

(5) Nile Valley is located in:

(a) Central Africa
(b) South Africa
(c) North Africa

(d) West Africa
(e) None of these

(6) Antananarivo is capital of:

(a) Lithuania
(b) Macedonia
(c) Nicaragua
(d) Madagascar
(e) None of these

(7) Shanty towns are feature of:
(a) African large towns
(b) Indian Cities
(c) Eskimo dwellings
(d) None of these

(8) Sadza, a stiff maize porridge is the staple food of:

(a) Syria
(b) North Korea
(c) Newzealand
(d) Zimbabwe
(e) None of these

(9) Water resources care the basis for country‟s development in:

(a) Iran
(b) Sudan
(c) Turkey
(d) Spain
(e) None of these

(10) Human Development Index (HDI) is a composite statistic calculated from:

(a) Life expectancy
(b) Educational Expenditure
(c) Foreign Exchange
(d) None of these

(11) Peru, Bolivia and Mexico had centers of advanced culture called:

(a) Aegean
(b) Buddha
(c) Mayan and Inca
(d) None of these

(12) Current position of Human Geography in the U.S. has edited by:

(a) Taaffe
(b) Scholz
(c) Brodnock
(d) Janzen
(e) None of these

(13) Austria and Switzerland are included in:

(a) Northern Europe
(b) Alpine Europe
(c) Mediterranean Europe
(d) None of these

(14) Metal working Industries, collectivized agriculture and export of mineral fuel are features of:

(a) Japan
(b) India
(c) Russian federation
(d) Germany
(e) None of these

(15) Christaller (1933) pioneered theory of:

(a) Agricultural Locations
(b) Central place
(c) Industrial Locations
(d) None of these

(16) Prairie Provinces are parts of:

(a) Afghanistan
(b) Somalia
(c) Thailand
(d) None of these

(17) The so called Green Revolution began in India in:

(a) 1980
(b) 1970
(c) 1966
(d) 1990
(e) None of these

(18) Myanmar a mountainous country is located in:

(a) South West Asia
(b) South East Asia
(c) Southern Asia
(d) None of these

(19) Systematic colonization of land in South Asia began in:

(a) Mid 18th Century

(b) Mid 19th Century
(c) Mid 20th Century
(d) None of these

(20) Pakistan‟s iron and steel mill at Pipri is built by:

(a) British assistance
(b) UAE assistance
(c) German assistance
(d) Soviet assistance
(e) None of these


Geography Paper I

Solved MCQS 2003


(1) Lines of equal distribution of pressure are called:

(a) Isopleths
(b) Isotherms
(c) Isobars
(d) None of these

(2) According to Ferrel‟s Law winds are deflected:

(a) To their right in the northern hemisphere
(b) To their left in the northern hemisphere
(c) Not deflected at all

(3) Thermal equator is located-

(a) At the Equator
(b) North of Equator
(c) South Equator
(d) None of these

(4) Orographic rainfall is affected by:

(a) Relief features
(b) Distance from the Sea
(c) Distance from the equator
(d) None of these

(5) Lie graphs are used for depicting:

(a) Temperature of a place
(b) Rainfall of a place
(c) Growth of population
(d) None of these

(6) Meanders are created by:

(a) River action
(b) Action of glacier
(c) Action of wind
(d) None of these

(7) Equatorial climate has:

(a) No dry season
(b) Short dry season
(c) Long dry season
(d) None of these

(8) Oxygen in the atmosphere is:

(a) 78%
(b) 71%
(c) 59%
(d) None of these

(9) Density of sea water ranges from:

(a) 1.027 to 1.028
(b) 1.010 to 1.025
(c) 1.000 to 1.020
(d) None of these

(10) West-wind-drift is a:

(a) Circumpolar drift
(b) Current of South Pacific Ocean
(c) Current of South Atlantic Ocean
(d) None of these

(11) Limestone is a:

(a) Metamorphic rock
(b) Sedimentary rock
(c) Igneous rock
(d) None of these

(12) The material thrown out during an eruption is:

(a) Solid
(b) Liquid
(c) Gaseous
(d) None of these

(13) The cold air mass is:

(a) Conditionally unstable
(b) Stable
(c) Unstable
(d) None of these

(14) Weathering is caused by:

(a) Great range of temperature
(b) Great range of rainfall
(c) Action of wind
(d) None of these

(15) Simple conical projections with one standard parallel are used for:

(a) Maps for higher latitudes
(b) Maps for the Polar Regions
(c) Maps for the lower latitudes
(d) None of these

(16) Tornadoes affect areas ranging from:

(a) A few yards to a quarter of a mile in diameter
(b) A few furlongs to about 5 miles in diameter
(c) A few miles to about 10 miles in diameter
(d) None of these

(17) On a weather map the word „L‟:

(a) denotes a low Pressure zone
(b) denotes a low Temperature zone
(c) denotes a low Rainfall zone
(d) None of these

(18) Large scale maps are used for

(a) Small areas

(b) Large areas
(c) Areas of Moderate extent
(d) None of these

(19) In a wave water particles move only:

(a) Near the coast
(b) In deep water
(c) In shallow water
(d) None of these

(20) The inner core of the earth is

(a) Solid
(b) Liquid
(c) Semi solid
(d) None of these



Geography Paper II

Solved MCQS 2003



(1) The port of Gwadar guards:

(a) Strait of Hormuz
(b) Strait of Malacca
(c) Palk strait
(d) None of these

(2) Among the Southwest Asian countries the exporter of wheat is:

(a) Iraq
(b) Iran
(c) Saudi Arabia
(d) None of these

(3) The main oil producing region in Europe excluding Russia is:

(a) Balkan Peninsula
(b) North European Plains
(c) North Sea
(d) None of these

(4) Pakistan is self-sufficient in:

(a) Rice
(b) Wheat
(c) Vegetable oil
(d) None of these

(5) Truck farming means

(a) Farming by trucks
(b) Production of trucks
(c) Vegetable growing
(d) None of these

(6) The largest producer of natural gas in the world.

(a) Kuwait
(b) Saudi Arabia
(c) U.A.E.
(d) None of these

(7) A landlocked country:

(a) Algeria
(b) Nepal
(c) Spain
(d) None of these

(8) The country with largest population

(a) China
(b) USA
(c) Russia
(d) None of these

(9) Rubber is a crop of:

(a) Equatorial climate
(b) Mediterranean Climate
(c) Monsoon climate
(d) None of these

(10) A pass on the Karakoram Highway which links Pakistan with China:

(a) Karakoram Pass
(b) Khunjerab Pass
(c) Lawari Pass
(d) None of these

(11) One of the temperate grasslands

(a) Pampa
(b) Selva
(c) Taiga
(d) None of these

(12) The earliest occupation of man:

(a) Animal keeping
(b) Farming
(c) Food gathering
(d) None of these

(13) The continent most deficient in fishing industry:

(a) Africa
(b) Australia
(c) South America
(d) None of these

(14) Country registering negative population growth:

(a) Canada
(b) China
(c) Germany
(d) None of these

(15) A major iron and steel producing country producing a small quantity of iron ore:

(a) China
(b) India
(c) Japan
(d) None of these

(16) Panama Canal lies in

(a) North America
(b) South America
(c) Forms the boundary between North and South America
(d) None of these

(17) The main source of softwood in the world

(a) Coniferous Forests

(b) Equatorial Forests
(c) The Mediterranean Forests
(d) None of these

(18) The mountains which protect Pakistan from the cold winds of Central Asia:

(a) Himalayas
(b) Karakoram - Hindukush
(c) Kirthar
(d) None of these

(19) Suez Canal connects

(a) The Mediterranean Sea and Red Sea
(b) The Mediterranean Sea and Black Sea
(c) The Mediterranean Sea and Atlantic Ocean
(d) None of these

(20) Country with largest life expectancy at birth in

(a) India
(b) Pakistan
(c) Sri Lanka
(d) None of these



Geography Paper I

Solved MCQS 2005


(1) Calcareous rocks are ________________ rocks.

(a) Sedimentary
(b) Igneous
(c) Metamorphic
(d) None of these

(2) Most of the rainfall received in Pakistan is by:

(a) Westerlies
(b) Mountain and Valley winds
(c) Monsoon winds
(d) None of these

(3) Organic deposits are mostly found over:

(a) Continental Shelf
(b) Continental Slope
(c) Deep Sea Plain
(d) None of these

(4) Irrigation is a ____________ feature.

(a) Cultural
(b) Natural
(c) Topographic
(d) None of these

(5) Standard parallel is a part of _________ Projection

(a) Cylindrical
(b) Conical
(c) Zenithal
(d) None of these

(6) __________ Projection are called

(a) Mathematical
(b) Cylindrical
(c) Conventional
(d) None of these

(7) Conical Projections are suitable for:

(a) Tropical
(b) Temperate
(c) Polar areas
(d) None of these

(8) _________ is the best method of drawing distribution maps:

(a) Dot method
(b) Shade method
(c) Diagrammatic method
(d) None of these

(9) A low pressure area is called:

(a) Cyclone
(b) Anti-cyclones
(c) Wedge
(d) None of these

(10) Zenithal projections are mostly used for ______ areas:

(a) Equatorial
(b) Tropical
(c) Polar
(d) None of these


Geography Paper II

Solved MCQS 2005


(1) Male is the capital of:

(a) Mali
(b) Malawi
(c) Maldives
(d) None of these

(2) POTWAR Plateau bounded in the east by:

(a) Indus River
(b) Salt Range
(c) Jhelum River
(d) None of these

(3) Baglihar Dam is being built on:

(a) Ravi River
(b) Jhelum River
(c) Chenab River

(d) None of these

(4) Pakistan‟s Cotton Production in 2005 is about:

(a) 10 million bales
(b) 12.5 million bales
(c) 15 million bales
(d) None of these

(5) Pakistan‟s oil Production and Consumption per day respectively is about:

(a) 65000 barrels - 350000
(b) 50000 barrels - 300000
(c) 75000 barrels - 450000
(d) None of these

(6) The length of River Indus is about:

(a) 2900 Km
(b) 2700 Km
(c) 2250 Km
(d) None of these

(7) The Kishan Ganga Dam is being constructed on one of the tributary of:

(a) Ganger River
(b) Sutlej River
(c) Chenab River
(d) None of these

(8) The length of newly constructed oil pipe line from Baku (Caspian Sea) to Ceyhan (Mediterranean Sea) is about:

(a) 1600 Km
(b) 2000 Km
(c) 1800 Km

(d) None of these

(9) World Trade Organization (WTO) was established on:

(a) 1st January, 1995

(b) 14th January, 1997
(c) 5th January, 1993
(d) None of these

(10) Global exports and imports in 2003 were respectively:

(a) $.44 trillion - $.61 trillion
(b) $ 34 trillion - $ 55 trillion
(c) $.50 trillion - $.95 trillion
(d) None of these

(11) Mount Demavend (5671 M) is in:

(a) Turkey
(b) Iran
(c) Azerbaijan
(d) None of these

(12) Suez canal was constructed in:

(a) 1845
(b) 1869
(c) 1896
(d) None of these

(13) The smallest Islamic country is:

(a) Bahrain
(b) Maldives
(c) Jordan
(d) Qatar
(e) None of these

(14) Bishkek is the capital of

(a) Kazakhstan
(b) Tajikistan
(c) Kyrgyzstan
(d) None of these

(15) Islamabad is near the latitude:

(a) 33.5° N
(b) 34.5° N
(c) 35.5° N
(d) None of these

(16) The largest Islamic country by area is:

(a) Algeria
(b) Sudan
(c) Kazakhstan
(d) Saudi Arabia
(e) None of these

(17) According to 1998 census urban population in Pakistan is:

(a) 32.5 %
(b) 28.3%
(c) 36.5%
(d) None of these

(18) Per capita in Pakistan in 2004-05 is:

(a) 652 dollars
(b) 736 dollars
(c) 763 dollars
(d) None of these

(19) Saudi Arabia‟s oil resources are about:

(a) 260 billion barrels
(b) 225 billion barrels
(c) 230 billion barrels
(d) None of these

(20) The total number of persons engaged in fisheries in Pakistan during 2002-03 is estimated as:

(a) 365000
(b) 395000
(c) 335000
(d) None of these
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