UPPSC Prelims Geography 2011 Paper (Part 6 of 8)

  1. The largest part of the dry continental type of climate is found in

    1. South America

    2. Africa

    3. Eurasia

    4. North America

  2. Which one of the following is not a pastoral nomad?

    1. Masai

    2. Kirghiz

    3. Kazak

    4. Pygmies

  3. Which of the following volcanoes are active volcanoes?

    1. Aconcagua

    2. Etna

    3. Fujiyama

    4. Vesuvius

    Select the correct answer from he codes given below:

    Codes:

    1. 1 and 2

    2. 2 and 3

    3. 2 and 4

    4. 3 and 4

  4. The essential feature of shifting cultivation is the

    1. Rotation of crops

    2. Mono-cropping

    3. Intensive cropping

    4. Rotation of fields

    • Assertion (A): Aridity is the distinctive characteristic of the deserts.
    • Reason (R): They receive low rainfall and have high evaporation.

    Select the correct answer from the codes given below: Codes:

    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.

  5. Which of the following soils are not insitu soils?

    1. Chernozem

    2. Laterite

    3. Alluvial

    4. Chestnut

    • Assertion (A): The circum-pacific belt is the most vulnerable zone of Tsunamis.
    • Reason (R): It is tectonically most active area and generates world's major earthquakes. Select the correct answer
    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.

  6. Which one of the following seas is the largest in area?

    1. Sea of Okhotsk

    2. Sea of Japan

    3. Sea of China

    4. Bering Sea

  7. Which one of the following is the main geo-thermal energy producing country?

    1. China

    2. USA.

    3. Japan

    4. India

  8. Which one of the following is an example of a block mountain?

    1. Aravalli

    2. Andes

    3. Black Forest

    4. Caucasus

  9. The largest reserves of coal in the world are found in

    1. USA.

    2. Russia

    3. China

    4. Australia

  10. The most famous million city of Siberia is

    1. Chelyabinsk

    2. Gorky

    3. Vladivostok

    4. Novosibirsk

  11. Which one of the following representative fraction (R F) represents the scale 6 inch = 1 mile?

    1. 1: 63, 360

    2. 1: 1, 26, 720

    3. 1: 10, 560

    4. 1: 2, 53, 440

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

    List-I List-II
    1. Anemometer

    2. Sextant

    3. Clinometer

    4. Radar

    1. Measuring angle of slope/dip of rock strata

    2. Locating object space

    3. Measuring speed of wind

    4. Measuring heights of celestial bodies from ships

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2