UPPSC Prelims Geography 2011 Paper (Part 1 of 8)

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  1. The Cuddapah system of rocks belong to

    1. Archaen Group

    2. Aryan Group

    3. Dravidian Group

    4. Purana Group

  2. The alluvial soils found along the banks of the rivers in the Ganga Plain are called

    1. Khadar

    2. Bhangar

    3. Bhur

    4. Loess

  3. Which one of the following districts of Eastern Uttar Pradesh has the highest number of sugar mills?

    1. Mahrajganj

    2. Deoria

    3. Kushinagar

    4. Gorakhpur

  4. The State of India having almost monopoly in the production of chromite is

    1. Bihar

    2. Orissa

    3. Kamataka

    4. Maharashtra

  5. Which one of the following States of India has the largest forest cover?

    1. Uttarakhand

    2. Jharkhand

    3. Himachal Pradesh

    4. Jamm & Kashmir

  6. Which one of the following countries is known as the ‘land of Rjce-Revolution’

    1. China

    2. India

    3. Japan

    4. Philippines

  7. The theory of cumulative causation and spatial interaction was propounded by

    1. W Rostow

    2. F Perroux

    3. G Myrdal

    4. W Isard

  8. Which one of the following is not correctly matched?

      • Donetz Basin
      • Russia
      • Lancashire
      • UK
      • Shansi
      • China
      • Saar
      • Germany
  9. Of the following whose loeational theory of economic activities is based on the premise that natural resources are ubiquitous whereas economic resources occur at locales?

    1. Yon Thunen

    2. Alfred Weber

    3. Edger Hoover

    4. John Weaver

  10. Largest industrial gas reserves are found in

    1. Iran

    2. Iraq

    3. Qatar

    4. Russia

  11. When the total population is divided by arable land, the density thus obtained is called

    1. Physical density

    2. Agricultural density

    3. Nutritional density

    4. Arithmetic density

  12. Tertiary activities include:

    1. Agriculture

    2. Construction

    3. Services

    4. Trade

    Select the correct answer from the codes given below:

    Codes:

    1. 3 and 4

    2. 1 and 2

    3. 1 and 3

    4. 2 and 3

  13. Noon rays of the Sun fall perpendicular on 21st June at

    1. Kolkata

    2. Ranchi

    3. Allahabad

    4. Ahmedbad

  14. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer from the code given below:

    List-I (Landform) List-II (Agent of erosion)
    1. Pothole

    2. Sinkhole

    3. Stack

    4. Tafoni

    1. Underground water

    2. Sea water

    3. Wind

    4. River

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
  15. Which one of the following layers denotes rapid change. Of sea water density in the depth zone of 300 m − 1000 m?

    1. Halocline

    2. Thermocline

    3. Pycnocline

    4. Ecocline