CBSE UGC NET JRF Geography December 2014 Paper 2 Solutions Part 1 of 3 Answer Key [ CBSE NET-JRF Updates ]


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1. The term ‘active layer’ is associated with

(A) Fluvial deposition (B) Periglacial processes

(C) Plate tectonic (D) Processes of soil formation

Answer: B

2. Match List 1 with List II and select the correct answer from the codes given below:

List 1 (Concept/Theory)

a. Base level

b. Parallel retreat

c. Cycle of erosion

d. Stream competency and capacity

List II (Put forwarded by)

i. G.K. Gilbert

ii. W. Penck

iii. J.W. Powell

iv. W.M. Davis


a b c d

(A) iii ii iv i

(B) ii iii iv i

(C) iii ii i iv

(D) ii iv i iii

Answer: A

3. Hydration process belongs to

(A) Physical and Biological processes (B) Physical and Chemical processes

(C) Biological and Chemical processes (D) Chemical processes

Answer: B

4. The basaltic ocean crust has an average density of

(A) 2.65 g/cm3 (B) 2.75 g/cm3

(C) 2.90 g/cm3 (D) 3.0 g/cm3

Answer: C

5. What is the major wind related phenomenon responsible for summer drought in Mediterranean type of region?

(A) Shifting of trade winds polewards in summers.

(B) Shifting of trade winds equatorwards in summers.

(C) Blowing of Westerlies from the continents in summers.

(D) Blowing South-Westerly.

Answer: A

6. Which one of the following is not a factor to affect the atmospheric pressure?

(A) Altitude (B) Presence of water vapour

(C) Temperature (D) Rainfall

Answer: D

7. Find out the correct sequence of planetary winds found from the equator to pole.

(A) Westerlies, Trade, Polar wind (B) Trade, Westerlies, Polar wind

(C) Trade, Polar wind, Westerlies (D) Polar wind, Westerlies, Trade

Answer: B

8. The rain-fed and rain-shadow areas are the characteristics of the

(A) Cyclonic rainfall (B) Convectional rainfall

(C) Orographic rainfall (D) Thermal rainfall

Answer: C

9. In the List 1 given the names of local wind and List II given the names of the area. Match correctly List I and List II, select the correct answer from the codes given below:

List I (Local Wind)

a. Loo

b. Khamsin

c. Chinoock

d. Fohn

List II (Area)

i. The Rockies

ii. The Alps

iii. Rajasthan Desert

iv. Egypt


a b c d

(A) i ii iii iv

(B) iii iv i ii

(C) ii iv iii i

(D) iv iii ii i

Answer: B

10. Find combination of two given areas where rainfall is characterized by Tropical monsoon rain.

(i) The Sahyadri

(ii) The Ganga Delta

(iii) Kashmir Valley

(iv) Ladakh Region

(A) (i) and (iii) (B) (ii) and (iv)

(C) (i) and (ii) (D) (iii) and (iv)

Answer: C

11. Given below are two statements, one labelled as Assertion (A) and the other labelled as Reason (R). Select your answer from the codes given below:

Assertion (A): Deforestation result in the increase of concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.

Reason (R): Forests utilize carbon dioxide during the process of photosynthesis for manufacturing of food.


(A) Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).

(B) Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).

(C) (A) is true, but (R) is false.

(D) (A) is false, but (R) is true.

Answer: A

12. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer from the codes given below:


a. Gour

b. Graben

c. Gabro

d. Groin


i. Lithosphere

ii. Littoral zone

iii. Aeolian area

iv. Orogenic belt


a b c d

(A) iii iv i ii

(B) iii iv ii i

(C) ii iv iii i

(D) iii ii i iv

Answer: A

13. The ‘wave-cut platform’ is found in

(A) California coast (B) Hokkaido coast

(C) Madagascar coast (D) Malabar coast

Answer: A

14. The average depth of ‘equatorial-counter’ current is

(A) 50m (B) 100m

(C) 150m (D) 200m

Answer: C

15. The Gulf Stream and the Kuroshio Current move forcefully northward as a result of

(A) Western intensification (B) Eastern intensification

(C) Northern intensification (D) Southern intensification

Answer: A

16. “The Principles of Human Geography” was authored by

(A) E. Huntington (B) H.H. Borrow

(C) F. Ratzel (D) E.C. Semple

Answer: A

17. The term ‘Cosmography’ was coined by

(A) Mackinder Halford J. (B) Humboldt

(C) Kant Emmanuel (D) Ptolemy

Answer: B

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- Published on: January 7, 2015