World’s Countries and their Borders MCQ Set-2

21. Arrange the following countries in descending order of their area and select the correct answer using code given below.

1. Brazil
2. Canada
3. China
4. U.S.A.

Code
(A) 3, 4, 1, 2
(B) 2, 3, 4, 1
(C) 2, 4, 1, 3
(D) 1, 3, 2, 4

Answer (B) 2, 3, 4, 1

[Haryana PSC (Pre) 2017 RAS/RTS (Pre) 2012]

22. Given below is a map of some countries which were parts of the erstwhile Soviet Union, with water bodies shown by shaded areas. The countries marked 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 are respectively.

The countries marked 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 are respectively Kazakhstan, Turkmenia, Uzbekistan, Kirgizia, Tajikistan

(A) Tajikistan, Turkmenia, Uzbekistan, Kirgizia, Kazakhstan
(B) Turkmenia, Kirgizia, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan
(C) Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Kirgizia, Turkmenia
(D) Kazakhstan, Turkmenia, Uzbekistan, Kirgizia, Tajikistan

Answer (D) Kazakhstan, Turkmenia, Uzbekistan, Kirgizia, Tajikistan

[IAS (Pre) 1995]

23. The rough outline map shows a portion of the Middle East. The countries labelled A, B, C and D are respectively.

The rough outline map shows a portion of the Middle East. The countries labelled A, B, C and D are respectively Iraq, Syria, Saudi Arabia and Jordan

(A) Syria, Iraq, Jordan and Saudi Arabia
(B) Syria, Iraq, Saudi Arabia and Jordan
(C) Iraq, Syria, Saudi Arabia and Jordan
(D) Iraq, Syria, Jordan and Saudi Arabia

Answer (C) Iraq, Syria, Saudi Arabia and Jordan

[IAS (Pre) 1996]

24. Consider the map given below. The countries marked 1, 2, 3 and 4 in the map respectively represent

The countries marked 1, 2, 3 and 4 in the map respectively represent Libya, Somalia, Nigeria and Namibia

(A) Libya, Somalia, Nigeria and Namibia
(B) Egypt, Somalia, Congo and Namibia
(C) Sudan, Ethiopia, Angola and Botswana
(D) Algeria, Kenya, Ghana and Zambia

Answer (A) Libya, Somalia, Nigeria and Namibia

[Andhra Pradesh PSC (Pre) 2018 IAS (Pre) 1993]

25. Consider the following countries.

1. Albania
2. Bosnia Herzegovina
3. Croatia
4. Macedonia

Which of these countries has/have Adriatic sea as a boundary?
(A) 1 and 2
(B) 1, 2 and 3
(C) Only 4
(D) 3 and 4

Answer (B) 1, 2 and 3

[Karnataka PSC (Pre) 2019 IAS (Pre) 2002]

26. Consider the following statements.

1. Great Britain comprises England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.
2. England covers less than 60% of the total area of the United Kingdom.

Which of these statements given above is/are correct?
(A) Only 1
(B) Only 2
(C) Both 1 and 2
(D) Neither 1 nor 2

Answer (B) Only 2

[Tamil Nadu PSC (Pre) 2017 IAS (Pre) 2005]