NTE Praxis: Geography MCQs (Practice-Test 15 of 118)

  1. The aboriginal population of the Andaman Islands be-tongs to which one of the following racial categories?

    1. Negroids

    2. Negrito

    3. Palaeo-Australoids

    4. Negrillos

  2. Which one of the Following pairs is NOT correctly matched

      • Wildlife Protection Act
      • 1972
      • Water Preservation Act
      • 1977
      • Ganga Action Plan
      • 1981
      • Environment Protection Act
      • 1986
  3. Who among the following contributed most to the development of Astronomy

    1. Greeks

    2. Romans

    3. Indians

    4. Arabs

  4. Consider the following statements:

    1. Plaska-Dwipa lies to the south of Kraunca-Dwipa

    2. Salmali-Dwipa lies to the south of Kusa-Dwipa

    3. Pushkara-Dwipa lies to the south-east of Jambu-Dwipa

    4. Kusa-DvApa lies to the west of Jambu-

    Dwipa

    Which of these are correct?

    1. 1, 2 and 3

    2. 1, 2 and 4

    3. 2, 3 and 4

    4. 1, 3 and 4

  5. Climatic influences are persistent, often obdurate in their control. Arid regions permit agriculture only through irrigation. The economic prosperity of Egypt today depends on the distribution of the Nile water as in the days of Pharaohs. This statements was made by

    1. Herodotus

    2. Huntington

    3. Ratzel

    4. Semple

  6. Consider the following cities

    1. Canton

    2. Peking

    3. Singapore

    4. Tehran

    The consequence of these cities, in ascending order in terms of average annual temperatures, is

    1. 1, 3, 2, 4

    2. 2, 4, 1, 3

    3. 3, 1, 4, 2

    4. 4, 2, 3, 1

  7. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer:

    List-I (Arab Geographers) List-II (Books)
    1. Ibn-Hawqal

    2. AJ-Masudi

    3. Al-Biruni

    4. Pd Idrisi

    1. Qanum-alMasudi

    2. Mirajal-Dhdhab

    3. Book of routes and Realms

    4. Amusements for who desires to travel around the World

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
  8. Consider the following statements

    1. Herodotus declared Earth as a flat disc over which the Sun traveled in an arc from east to west

    2. In the opinion of Ptolemy, Earth is situated in the centre of the universe

    3. The T-Q map was oriented towards the east

    4. The Arab geographers oriented their maps towards the south

    Which of these are correct?

    1. 1, 2 and 3

    2. 2 and 4

    3. 3 and 4

    4. 1, 2, 3 and 4

  9. Varenius clearly distinguished between

    1. Physical and Human geography

    2. General and Special geography

    3. Quantitative and Qualitative geography

    4. Historical and Contemporary geography

  10. The National Highway No. 5 joins

    1. Delhi with Mumbai

    2. Varanasi with Bangalore

    3. Kolkata with Mumbai

    4. Chennai with Kolkata

  11. Which one of the following is a third-order relief?

    1. Abyssal plains

    2. Cliffs

    3. Plateau

    4. Trench

  12. In addition to his Anthropogeography, Ratzel made important contributions to

    1. cultural geography

    2. regional geography

    3. physical geography

    4. political geography

  13. The new geography of 1950s was characterized by emphasis on

    1. empirical enquiry

    2. geographical aspects of social issues

    3. locational theory and use of quantitative methods and models

    4. human ecology

  14. Consider the following statements:

    1. Exceptionalism is closely related to homothetic approach in geography

    2. Ididgraphic approach is concerned mainly with the unique and the particular

    3. Radicalism developed in opposition of Marxism

    4. Humanism gives the central and active role to human awareness

    Which of these are correct?

    1. 1 and 2

    2. 2 and 3

    3. 2 and 4

    4. 1 and 4

  15. Consider the following statements of Kant

    1. Knowledge can be classified either logically or physically

    2. The logical classification collects all individual items according to similarity of morphological features

    3. The physical classification collects individual items which belong to same space and time

    4. History is a narrative and geographic a description

    Which of these are correct?

    1. 1, 2 and 3

    2. 1, 3 and 4

    3. 2 and 4

    4. 1, 2, 3 and 4