UPPSC Prelims Geography 2011 Paper (Part 5 of 8)

  1. Which one of the following countries is the least urbanized country in the world?

    1. Uganda

    2. Sri Lanka

    3. Papua-New Guinea

    4. Burundi

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

    List-I List-II
    1. Largest city by population in the world

    2. Smallest city by population in the world

    3. Largest city by area in the world

    4. Smallest city by area in the world

    1. Hulum Buir

    2. Vatican City

    3. Tokyo

    4. Hum

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
  3. In a climograph high relative humidity and high wet bulb temperature denotes

    1. Keen climate

    2. Muggy climate

    3. Raw climate

    4. Scorching climate

  4. The border of Ethiopia does not touch which one of the following countries?

    1. Uganda

    2. Sudan

    3. Somali Republic

    4. Kenya

  5. Which one of the following countries is devoid of copper resource?

    1. Peru

    2. Poland

    3. Zambia

    4. Portugal

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

    List-I (Tribe) List-II (Region)
    1. Semang

    2. Kirghiz

    3. Bushman

    4. Pygmies

    1. Congo Basin

    2. Malaysia

    3. Central Asia

    4. Kalahari Desert

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
  7. Zambia docs not have a common border with

    1. Tanzania

    2. Mozambique

    3. Botswana

    4. Angola

  8. Arrange the following countries in ascending order of their population. Select the correct answer from the codes given below:

    1. Bangladesh

    2. Brazil

    3. Indonesia

    4. Pakistan

    Codes:

    1. 1, 4, 2, 3

    2. 1, 2, 3, 4

    3. 2, 4, 1, 3

    4. 4, 3, 2, 1

  9. Which one of the following is characterised with maximum of wild life and plant diversity?

    1. Temperate grasslands

    2. Temperate deciduous forests

    3. Tropical moist forests

    4. Deserts and Savannas

  10. The largest group of Arctic people is formed by

    1. Yakuts and Lapps

    2. Lapps and Zyrians

    3. Zyrians and Eskimos

    4. Yakuts and Zyrains

  11. The North Pole is always in the light

    1. From September 23 to March 21

    2. From March 21 to September 23

    3. From June 21 to December 22

    4. From December 22 to March 21

    • Assertion (A): Sugarcane is considered a tropical crop and yet it is grown extensively outside the tropics in India.
    • Reason (R): The extra-tropical areas in India have tropical temperature due to the presence of Himalayas in the North.

    Select the correct answer from the code given below:

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

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

    3. (A) is true but (R) is false.

    4. (A) is false but (R) is true.

  12. The Canterbury grasslands are not like:

    1. Downs

    2. Pampas

    3. Campas

    4. Veld

  13. Formosa Sea lies between

    1. China and Philippines

    2. China and Taiwan

    3. China and North Korea

    4. China and South Korea

  14. Kalahari Desert is located in

    1. Botswana

    2. Namibia

    3. Zambia

    4. Zimbabwe

    Select the correct answer from the codes given below:

    Codes:

    1. 1 and 2

    2. 2 and 3

    3. 1 and 3

    4. 3 and 4