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Mountains and Plateaues General Knowledge MCQs - 1

Plateaus situated in between plains and mountains are called (a) Intermontane plateaus
(b) Continental plateaus
(c) Piedmont plateaus ✓
(d) Peninsular plateaus

Which is the longest mountain range in the world?
(a) Himalayas
(b) Andes ✓
(c) Rockies
(d) Alps

Margate Hills in and around Islamabad is a branch of____.
(a) Kara Koram Range
(b) Hindu Kush Range
(c) Himalayas Range ✓
(d) Suleman Range

Which of the following mountain systems is the oldest?
(a) Himalaya
(b) Aravafi ✓
(c) Satpura
(d) Nilgiri

The youngest mountain range in the world is:
(a) Western Ghats
(b) Himalayas ✓
(c) Aravals
(d) Andes

Which of the following processes is related to the formation of Himalayas?
(a) Faulting
(b) Folding ✓
(c) Sliding
(d) Volcanic eruptions

The first successful expedition to the Mount Everest was made in ————.
(b) 1965
(c) 1968
(d) 1953 ✓

Which of following mountains separate Asia from Europe?
(a) Ural Mountains ✓
(b) Hindukush Mountains
(c) Alps Mountains
(d) Alias Mountains

The “Roof of the World” is -—
(a) The Alps
(b) Andes
(c) The Apinines
(d) The Pamir Plateau (Tibet) ✓

Himalaya range is based _____.
(a) Europe
(b) Asia ✓
(c) Africa
(d) Australia
Name the mountain range found in South America.
(a) Alps
(b) Andes ✓
(c) lllampir
(d) Rockies

How are the caves of the world's greatest fold mountains formed?
(a) Regular movement
(b) Vertical movement
(c) Horizontal movement
(d) Compressional movement ✓

Ceusta is ______
(a) A low flat topped hill
(b) A plateau ✓
(c) A plain
(d) A mountain

Mount Nuove is found in — .
(a) Yellow stone park USA
(b) Naples in Italy ✓
(c) Nepal
(d) India

Decan plateau is in   —.
(a) France
(b) India ✓
(c) Australia
(d) South Africa

Siesson mountains are ———.
(a) Youngest mountains
(b) Old mountains
(c) Tallest mountains ✓
(d) None of these

Chermain Mountains are only present in
(a) Egypt
(b) Sri tanks
(c) India ✓
(d) Chile

The highest plateau of the world is  .
(a) Potohar plateau
(b) Balochistan plateau
(c) Pamir Plateau (Tibat) ✓
(d) Dacan plateau

What is the height of the second highest mountain peak K-2?
(a) 8595 meter
(b) 8611 meter ✓
(c) 8217 meter
(d) 8126 meter

Which is the highest mountain peak of the world?
(a) Mount Everest ✓
(b) K2
(g) Nanga Parbat
(d) None of these

Which range separate Baluchistan Plateau from Afghanistan?
(a) Chaghi ✓
(b) Makran
(c) Turbat
(d) Kirthar range
Which range lies along the border of Sindh and Baluchistan Province?
(a) Chaghi
(b) Makran range
(c) Kirthar range ✓
(d) Koh-e-Sufaid
What is the Meaning of Nanga Parbat ?
(a) Killer Mountain
(b) Naked Mountain ✓
(c) Dead Place
(d) Seven Mountains

Who was the first Pakistani to clumb the K-2?
(a) Mohsan Razvi
(b) Ashraf Aman ✓
(c) Nasir Hussain
(d) Zahid ALi
 How many peaks in the Pakistan are Higher than 8000 meters?
(a) 4
(b) 3
(c) 5 ✓
(d) 8
 What is the Height of Broad Peak?
(a) 8126 meters
(b) 8092 meters
(c) 8075 meters
(d) 8051 meters ✓
 Who was the first person the climb the Nanga parbat?
(a) Hermann Buhl ✓
(b) Martin Conway
(c) R.d Banerjee
(d) Ashraf Aman
 In which year the Broad Peak was first climbed?
(a) 1953
(b) 1955
(c) 1954
(d) 1957 ✓
How many Peaks in Pakistan are higher than 7000 meters
(a) 117
(b) 121 ✓
(c) 125
(d) 191
Gasherbrum I is also known as _____________?
(a) Hidden Peak ✓
(b) Killer Peak
(c) White Peak
(d) Black Peak

What is the height of Sakasar peak ?
(a) 1600 meters
(b) 1500 meters ✓
(c) 1680 meters
(d) 1700 meters
What is the average height of salt range ?
(a) 675 meters ✓
(b) 700 meters
(c) 640 meters
(d) 590 meters

The height of Potwar Plateau is ?
(a) 300-600 meters ✓
(b) 200-500 meters
(c) 320-550 meters
(d) 380-650 meters
What is the average height of Chaghi range ?
(a) 3500 meters
(b) 2500 meters
(c) 4000 meters
(d) 3000 meters ✓
Which of the following areas from potwar Plateau ?
(a) Rawalpindi
(b) Jhelum
(c) Mianwali
(d) All of above ✓
Which is the Highest peak of Himalayas range in Pakistan ?
(a) Nanga Parbat ✓
(b) K-2
(c) Tirichmir
(d) Sakasar
Which is the highest peak of Karakoram range ?
(a) Kilik peak
(b) K-2 peak ✓
(c) Nanga Parbat
(d) Tirichmir
Which is the highest peak of Salt range?
(a) Tirichmir
(b) K-2
(c) Nanga parbat
(d) Sakasar ✓
Which is the highest peak of Koh-e-Sulaiman range ?
(a) Tirichmir
(b) K-2
(c) Takhat-e-Sulaiman ✓
(d) Sakar
What is the average height of Karakoram range ?
(a) 7000 meters ✓
(b) 7500 meters
(c) 7100 meters
(d) 7300 meters

Identify the second highest Glacier of the world ?
(a) Baltora Glacier
(b) Batura Glacier
(c) Siachin Glacier ✓
(d) None of them

What is the Height of Tirichmir peak ?
(a) 7708 meters ✓
(b) 7350 meters
(c) 7870 meters
(d) 7140 meters

The Salt range is situated between rivers soan and _____________?
(a) Chenab
(b) Jhelum ✓
(c) Kabul
(d) Huro

The height of Himalaya range increases as it moves from ?
(a) South to North ✓
(b) East to West
(c) North to South
(d) West to East

Which of the following mountain peaks is called Killer Mountain ?
(a) Nanga Parbat ✓
(b) Godwin Austin
(c) Broad Peak
(d) Raka Poshi

What is the Total Height of K-2 Peak ?
(a) 8210 meter
(b) 8410 meter
(c) 8611 meter ✓
(d) 8511 meter

“The place where heaven and earth meet” these words are said about which place____?
(a) Chitral
(b) Kalash
(c) Punial ✓
(d) Swat

Which is the highest peak of the koh-e-Sufaid Range____?
(a) Sakasar
(b) Skaram ✓
(c) Broad Peak
(d) Nanga Parbat

The Hindu kush range starts at the____?
(a) China Border
(b) Pamir Platean ✓
(c) Afghan border
(d) Karakoram

The direction of Hindukush is from____?
(a) North-West ✓
(b) South-West
(c) North-East
(d) North-South

Which is the second longest mountain of the world?
(a) Indies
(b) Karakoram
(c) Himalayas  ✓
(d) Hindu Kush

Mt. Kilimanjaro is situated in 
(a) Asia
(b) Africa ✓
(c) Europe
(d) America

Mt. Mckinely is situated in —
(a) North America ✓ 
(b) Asia
(c) Africa
(d) Europe

What is an ‘iceberg"?
(a) Mountain of ice in sea ✓
(b) Atargest coral
(c) Mountain of Africa
(d) None of these

Epirogeny is result of ________.
(a) Vertical earth movement ✓
(b) Mass movement
(c) Horizontal earth movement
(d) All of the above

Scientific study of caves is called  ________.
(a) Epirogeny
(b) Sepolongy
(c) Speleology ✓
(d) Mountalogy

Effi Plateau is situated in  ________.
(a) Peru ✓
(b) Brazil
(c) Chile
(d) Paraguay

Mansalu mountain peak is situated in the range ________.
(a) Andies
(b) Himalaya ✓
(c) Karakoram
(d) Hindu Kush

How many mountain peaks are higher than eiqht thousand meters?
(a) 10
(b) 12
(c) 14 ✓
(d) 15

Which is the third largest mountain peak in the world?
(a) Kangchenjunga ✓
(b) Makalu
(c) Cho oyo
(d) Lhotse

What is the height of world’s fifth largest mountain peak Makalu?
(a) 8611 meters
(b) 8586 meters
(c) 8511 meters
(d) 8463 meters ✓

How many mountain peaks are present in Pakistan which are higher than eight thousand meters?
(a) 4
(b) 5 ✓
(c) 6
(d) 7

What is the total height of Broat peak of Himalaya range (Pakistan)?
(a) 8068 meters
(b) 8048 meters ✓
(c) 8035 meters
(d) 8027 meters

Which of the following mountain peak is also known as Denali mountain peak?
(a) Ml Everest
(b) Aconcagua
(c) Mi Mckinley ✓
(d) Kilimanjaro

Vinson Massif is 4897 meters high mountain peak situated in
(a) Asia
(b) Europe
(c) Antarctica ✓
(d) Africa

How many mountain peaks are situated in Himalaya range which are higher than eight thousand meters?
(a) 10
(b) 11 ✓
(c) 13
(d) 14

Mount Kiominjaro is situated in
(a) Kenya
(b) Tanzania ✓
(c) Uganda
(d) South Africa

The highest mountains peak Mount Everest has been named after Col. George Everest who was
(a) Commandant of 1st Mountain infantry Unit
(b) A Commander of Goslcha Brigade
(c) A Political Agent in NWFP
(d) Surveyor General of India ✓

In which range Broad Peak 1 is located?
(a) Himalaya
(b) Hindukush
(c) Karakuram  ✓
(d) Kirthar

In which mountain range Tirchi Mir mountain is located?
(a) Himalaya
(b) Kirther
(c) Hindukush  ✓
(d) Karakuram
Which is the highest peak of Kerther range?
(a) Broad peak 1
(b) Zardak ✓
(c) Tirchi Mir
(d) K2

Which is the largest mountain system of North America?
(a) Prime Charles mountain
(b) Mckunley
(c) Rockies mountain ✓
(d) Aconcague

Mount Olympus is in
(a) Italy
(b) Greece ✓
(c) France
(d) Hungry

Prince Charles Mountain is located in
(a) Antarctica  ✓
(b) North America
(c) England
(d) Greece

Oldest mountains of the world are present in India and youngest mountain of the world are present in________?
(a) Pakistan
(b) China
(c) India ✓
(d) Burma
India also has the youngest and the oldest mountains in the world - the magnanimous Himalayas still growing and the mighty Aravalli Range standing witness to the tides of time.
Which is the Highest peak of Pakistan ?
(a) Broad Peak
(b) Sia kingri Peak
(c) K-2 ✓
(d) Kilik Peak

K-2 is Also Known As _______________ ?
(a) Godwin Austin ✓
(b) Broad Peak
(c) Roshan Peak
(d) Sia Kingri

Which is the youngest mountain range on the earth ?
(a) Hindu kush
(b) Korakoram
(c) Himalayas ✓
(d) Alps

K-2 is present in which mountains range ?
(a) Pamir
(b) Hindu kush
(c) Karakoram ✓
(d) Himalayas

Nanga Parbat is the part of ?
(a) Hindu Kush
(b) Karakoram
(c) Pamir
(d) Himalayas ✓

Which Range is called Roof of the World ?
(a) Karakoram
(b) Hindu kush Range
(c) Pamir Plataau ✓
(d) Himalayas Range

Name of range which separates China from Pakistan ?
(a) Hindu Kush
(b) Pamir
(c) Himalayas
(d) Karakoram ✓

Name the range which separates Pakistan from Afghanistan?
(a) Hindu Kush ✓
(b) Himalayas
(c) Pmir
(d) Karakoram

Nanga Parbat is ranked as the __________ highest mountain peak of the world ?
(a) 10th
(b) 8th
(c) 5th
(d) 9th ✓

The height of Nanga Parbat is ____________ ?
(a) 8,126m ✓
(b) 7,521m
(c) 6,125m
(d) 9,500m

How many peaks above 8,000 meters are found in Pakistan ?
(a) 7
(b) 5 ✓
(c) 9
(d) 3

The length of Siachen Glacier is ___________ ?
(a) 60km
(b) 76km ✓
(c) 50km
(d) 80km

The length of Baltur Glacier is ____________ ?
(a) 58km
(b) 62km ✓
(c) 65km
(d) 70km

Baltura Glacier is located in _____________ ?
(a) Punjab
(b) Gilgit Baltistan ✓
(c) Sindh
(d) KPK

What is the height of Siachin Glacier ?
(a) 20,000 feet ✓
(b) 23,000 feet
(c) 25,000 feet
(d) 27,000 feet

What is the average height of Koh-e Sufaid?
(a) 3200 meters
(b) 3500 meters
(c) 3000 meters ✓
(d) 5560 metes

What is the maximum height of Kirthar Range ?
(a) 2150 meters ✓
(b) 2500 meters
(c) 2375 meters
(d) 2275 meters

What is the average height of Takhat-e-Sulaiman peak ?
(a) 3200 meters
(b) 3500 meters
(c) 3300 meters ✓
(d) 3310 meters

The Proposed Margalla hills tunnel project connect Islamabad with which city?
(a) Sawabi
(b) Abbotabad
(c) Haripur ✓
(d) Dhodail

Tirich Mir (peak) is located in which mountain range?
(a) Hindukash ✓
(b) Karakuram
(c) Suleman
(d) Koh-e-Sufaid

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