Competitive Exams: Geography MCQs (Practice-Test 101 of 118)

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

    List-I (Rice) List-II (Countries)
    1. Highest acreage

    2. Highest production

    3. Highest yield

    4. Highest exports

    1. USA

    2. Japan

    3. India

    4. China

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    • B
    • C
    • D
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  2. The most suitable measure for soil conservation is

    1. afforestation

    2. irrigation

    3. crop rotation

    4. contour farming

  3. Synthetic rubber is likely to replace natural rubber for domestic and industrial purposes in future because

    1. natural rubber is grown in the tropical countries but is utilized in the rich and industrialized temperate countries

    2. natural rubber can hardly meet the growing demand of various inductees

    3. the raw materials for synthetic rubber are available in various parts of the world

    4. the demand for rubber in the world is gradually on the increase

  4. The most salient contribution to the study of Spatial diffusion processes was made by

    1. Hagerstrand

    2. Haggett

    3. Hartshorne

    4. Hirschmann

  5. Which one of the following areas in eastern U. S still contains extensive stands of forest?

    1. Areas away from market centers

    2. Areas with poor sandy soils and mountains

    3. Areas with gentle slope and good soils

    4. Areas with heavy rainfall and high temperature

  6. The unified elemental complex in which all the features of the physical, biotic and societal environments are functionally associated with man's occupancy of the earth has been called

    1. functional region

    2. compage

    3. ecosystem

    4. natural region

  7. The Mongol culture hearth was originally situated in

    1. Southern China

    2. Northern Manchuria

    3. Eastern China

    4. Mongolia

  8. Fishing in inland waters is most important in

    1. Russia

    2. Anglo-America

    3. Monsoon Asia

    4. Central Africa

  9. Literate soils are formed due to

    1. removal of silicates, lime and organic matter

    2. decayed organic matter

    3. disintegration of volcanic matter

    4. deposition of limestone

  10. Match List I with List II and select the coned answer

    List-I List-II
    1. Iron and Steel

    2. Automobile

    3. Shipbuilding

    4. Aircraft

    1. Dortmund

    2. Seattle

    3. Detroit

    4. Portsmouth

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    • B
    • C
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  11. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer:

    List-I (Energy resources) List-II
    1. Coal production

    2. Petroleum production

    3. Petroleum deposits

    4. Potential water power

    1. N/A

    2. N/A

    3. N/A

    4. N/A

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  12. Main hunting ground for blue whales is located in

    1. Arctic region

    2. Antarctic region

    3. West Pacific Ocean

    4. South Atlantic Ocean

  13. Africa is rich in hydro-electric potentialities but lagging in the production of hydro-electricity. This is due to the lack of

    1. good sites for power plants

    2. healthy climate for work

    3. human efforts for development

    4. raw materials for industry

  14. The daily and annual range of temperature is maximum in the

    1. Savanna grassland

    2. Temperate grassland

    3. Hot desert

    4. Equatorial region

  15. The continent that has occupied the largest area in the equatorial belt is

    1. South America

    2. Africa

    3. Australia

    4. Asia