MCQ on Life in the Deserts

CBSE/NCERT 7th Class MCQ CBSE/NCERT 7th Class MCQ on Geography

MCQ on Life in the Deserts

1- Which is the world’s largest hot desert?

(A) Sahara Desert

(B) Kalahari Desert

(C) Gobi Desert

(D) Atacama Desert


2- …………….is an arid region featured with extremely high and low temperatures and has scarce vegetation.

(A) Desert

(B) Plateaus

(C) Plains

(D) Valleys


3- World’s largest desert Sahara is located in ………………continent.

(A) Australia

(B) Africa

(C) North America

(D) Asia


4- Sahara desert covers a large part of …………………

(A) Central Africa

(B) South Africa

(C) North Africa

(D) All of the above


5- How much area does the Sahara desert spans?

(A) .854 million sq. km

(B) 8.55 million sq. km

(C) 8.45 million sq. km

(D) 8.54 million sq. km


6- How many countries does the Sahara Desert touch?

(A) 12

(B) 11

(C) 10

(D) 8


7- …………… Sahara desert, south of Tripoli Libya recorded the highest temperature of 57.7oC in 1992.

(A) Algeria

(B) Al Aziza

(C) Egypt

(D) Morocco


8- Sahara desert is covered with ………………

(A) Gravel Plains

(B) Elevated Plateaus

(C) Rocky surface

(D) All of the above


9- What kind of climate is found in Sahara Desert?

(A) Wet climate

(B) Tropical climate

(C) Very cold and parch dry

(D) Scorching hot and parch dry


10- Which of the following are the characteristics of Sahara desert?

a.Climate in Sahara desert is scorching hot and parch dry.

b.The desert has short rainy season.

c.The sky is clear and cloudless.

d.The temperature during day time reaches 50oC and at night near 0o C.

(A) All are correct

(B) Only a and b

(C) Only c and d

(D) None of the above



1-(A), 2-(A), 3-(B), 4-(C), 5-(D), 6-(B), 7-(B), 8-(D), 9-(D), 10-(A)