Competitive Exams: Geography MCQs (Practice-Test 103 of 118)

  1. Which one of the following power plants is not a thermal plant?

    1. Faridabad

    2. Dhuvaram

    3. Idukki

    4. Loktak

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

    List-I (Place of manufacturing) List-II (Industry)
    1. Haridwar

    2. Rishikesh

    3. Korba

    4. Bhatinda

    1. Pharmaceuticals

    2. Fertilizer

    3. Heavy electrical

    4. Aluminium

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
  3. What proportion of urban population of India is clustered in Class I cities?

    1. One-third

    2. Two-thirds

    3. Three-fourths

    4. Two-fifths

  4. The correct sequence of number of urban places with respect to their size-class in India according to 1991 Census was

    1. III, IV, V, VI

    2. IV, III, VI, V

    3. IV, III, V, VI

    4. III. V, IV, VI

  5. The correct chronological sequence of periods of Pleistocene Ice Age is

    1. RissGunzWurmMindel

    2. GunzMindelRissWurm

    3. MindelRissGunzWurm

    4. RissWurmGunzMindel

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

    List-I (Concept) List-II (Names)
    1. Cultural Hearth

    2. Conurbation

    3. Prime City

    4. Structuralism

    1. Mark Jefferson

    2. Patrick Geddes

    3. Carl Sauer

    4. C Lovi Strong

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
  7. The correct sequence of Von Thune's optional land use rings is-

    1. cereal fanning, woodlands, marketgardening, grazing

    2. market-gardening, woodlands, cereal farming, grazing

    3. market-gardening, cereal farming, grazing, woodlands

    4. Grazing, market-gardening, cereal farming, woodlands

  8. A survey which is specifically concerned with landed property is known as

    1. Cadastral Survey

    2. Geodelic Survey

    3. Thematic Survey

    4. Triangulation Survey

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

    List-I (Old Names) List-II (New Names)
    1. Azrak

    2. Ister

    3. Paulus Meotus

    4. Raha

    1. Azov

    2. Blue Nile

    3. Danube

    4. Volga

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
  10. Consider the following statements: Low soil fertility in Rainy Tropics can be caused by

    1. high temperature and heavy rainfall.

    2. eluviations and leaching.

    3. the existence of an extremely active bacterial life on the forest floor.

    Of these statements

    1. 1, 2 and 3 are correct

    2. 1 and 2 are correct

    3. 2 and 3 are correct

    4. 1 and 3 are correct

  11. Which of the following leaf modifications occur in the desert areas to inhibit water loss?

    1. Hard and waxy leaves

    2. Tiny leaves or no leaves

    3. Drip-tip leaves

    4. Thorn instead of leaves

    Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

    1. 1, 2 and 3

    2. 2 and 3

    3. 1, 2 and 4

    4. 1 and 4

  12. A region with summer temperature of 20 C, winter temperature of15 C, annual rainfall of about 50 cm, mainly in spring and early summer and coniferous vegetation would lie in the

    1. cool temperature marginal type environment

    2. prairie type environment

    3. cool temperature central or Siberian type environment

    4. Manchurian type environment

  13. Consider the following statements:

    1. The distribution of population in the southern continents is peripheral.

    2. Among the continents. Europe has the highest density of population.

    3. The most densely populated region of the USA is its Californian coast.

    4. Equatorial regions generally have low density of population due to dense forest.

    Of these statements

    1. 1, 3 and 4 arc correct

    2. 1, 2 and 4 are correct

    3. 2, 3 and 4 are correct

    4. 1 and 2 are correct

  14. In the given outline map of the world, the shaded areas indicate the cultivation of

    1. barley

    2. oats

    3. maize

    4. wheat

  15. The most important type of forest in terms of economic value and easy exploitation is

    1. temperature deciduous forests

    2. coniferous forests

    3. tropical monsoon forests

    4. equatorial forest