Competitive Exams: Geography MCQs (Practice-Test 100 of 118)

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

    List-I (Types of minerals) List-II (Name of the minerals)
    1. Non-metallic

    2. Metallic

    3. Refractory

    4. Fertilizer

    1. Kyanite

    2. Gypsum

    3. Asbestos

    4. Wolfram

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
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      • 4
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  2. In the process of industrial development of India, the investment per enterprise in the public sector was the highest during the

    1. First Five Year Plan

    2. Third Five Year Plan

    3. Fifth Five Year Plan

    4. Seventh Five Year Plan

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

    List-I (Soil Class) List-II (Climatic types)
    1. Podsols

    2. Terra Rossa

    3. Chernozerns

    4. Serozems

    1. Temperate grasslands

    2. Hot desert

    3. Cool temperate

    4. Mediterranean

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
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  4. The spatial variations in the wind velocity in a weather map can be best explained by a reference to the distribution of

    1. barometric gradient

    2. cyclones and depressions

    3. fronts and air masses

    4. highs and lows

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

    List-I (Vegetation type) List-II (Regions)
    1. Catinga

    2. Downs

    3. Maquis

    4. Veldt

    1. Algeria

    2. Australia

    3. Eastern Brazil

    4. South Africa

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
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  6. Marxist philosophy of population dynamics states that

    1. population growth is not checked by the society

    2. economic and social benefits can only be enhanced by an increase in the labour force-

    3. nature will reduce surplus population by war, diseases, famine and vice

    4. man tends to reproduce prolifically

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

    List-I (Plains) List-II (Mode of occurrence)
    1. Chile valley

    2. Guinea plain

    3. Russian platform

    4. Western Europe

    1. Erosion plain

    2. Glacial depositional plain

    3. Piedmont plain

    4. Structural plain

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
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  8. Consider the following statements The problem of overpopulation in most of Asia ii due to

    1. large birth rate and large death rate.

    2. inadequate agro-Industrial development.

    3. immobility of the people.

    4. the continent being the original home of mankind.

    Of these statements

    1. 1 and 4 are correct

    2. 2 and 3 are correct

    3. 2 alone is correct

    4. 1, 2, 3 and 4 are correct

  9. Which of the following pairs are not correctly matched?

      • Indonesians
      • Australoid
      • North Africans
      • Caucasold
      • West Europeans
      • Mongoloid
      • South Americans
      • Negroid

    Which is correct

    1. 1 and 2

    2. 1, 3 and 4

    3. 2 and 3

    4. 2 and 4

  10. Match List I with List U and select the correct answer:

    List-I (Climatic region) List-II (Location and area)
    1. Tundra

    2. Monsoon

    3. Mediterranean sub tropical

    4. Equatorial

    1. Continental western margins between 300 N and 400 S

    2. Very high latitudes

    3. Large areas of the

    4. Continental interiors of tow to moderate elevation along the equator

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
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  11. The most widely accepted scheme of cultural realms of the world were devised by

    1. Spencer and Thomas

    2. Broek and Webb

    3. Haggett and Chorley

    4. Dicken and Pitts

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

    List-I (Races) List-II (Place of habitation)
    1. Semang

    2. Hottentots

    3. Polynesian

    4. Nordic

    1. Northern plains of India

    2. Malaysia

    3. Kalahari

    4. Hawaii

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
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  13. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer:

    List-I List-II
    1. Masai

    2. Berbers

    3. Red Indians

    4. Kirghiz

    1. North America

    2. East Africa

    3. Asia

    4. N. W. Africa

    • A
    • B
    • C
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  14. Fohn and Chinook winds are experienced in

    1. the valleys of the northern Alps in Switzerland and on the eastern slopes of Rockies in North America

    2. the eastern S of southern Alps in Switzerland and on the we slopes of Andes in South America

    3. Po valley of France and in Newfoundland

    4. Netherlands and New Zealand

  15. The main producers of coffee in Africa include

    1. Algeria, Libya and Egypt

    2. Somaija and Mozambique

    3. Angola Ivory Coast and Uganda

    4. French West Africa Botswana

Libya