Competitive Exams: Geography MCQs (Practice-Test 105 of 118)

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

    List-I (State) List-II (Population in millions)
    1. Assam

    2. Gujarat

    3. Karnataka

    4. Maharashtra

    1. Population 78.9

    2. Population 44.9

    3. Population 22.4

    4. Population 41.3

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 3
      • 4
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  2. Which one of the following pairs is correctly matched?

      • AN Strahler
      • Pediplain
      • WN Davis
      • Peneplain
      • LC King
      • Panplain
      • CH Crickmay
      • Slope equilibrium
  3. The approach in the study of geography which claims that geography should be concerned essentially with the formulation of scientific laws is known as the

    1. Idiographic Approach

    2. Nomothetic Approach

    3. Positivistic Approach

    4. Radical Approach

  4. Consider the following statements: Japan is one of the leading industrial countries in the world because it has

    1. developed hydel power.

    2. large deposits of metallic mineral.

    3. high technological capability.

    4. insular location.

    Of these statements

    1. 1, 2, 3 and 4 are correct

    2. 1, 2 and 3 are correct

    3. 1 and 3 are correct

    4. 2 and 4 are correct

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

    List-I List-II
    1. Isopleths maps are best suited for

    2. Do not maps are useful for

    3. Scatter groups are essential for

    4. Star diagrams are suitable for

    1. Showing natural grouping

    2. Showing distribution of population

    3. Indicating wind direction

    4. Depicting changes which are relatively gradual

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 4
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  6. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer:

    List-I (Old name) List-II (New name)
    1. Albion

    2. Euxine

    3. Mare inlemum

    4. Taprobana

    1. Btacksea

    2. England

    3. Sri Lanka

    4. Mediterranean Sea

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 1
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  7. Consider the following statements:

    1. Rice is predominantly cultivated in the tropical areas.

    2. USA is one of the exporters of rice.

    3. Thailand is an important importer office.

    4. In Italy, rice is cultivated in the Povalley.

    Of these statements

    1. 1, 2, 3 and 4 are correct

    2. 1, 2 and 4 are correct

    3. 3 and 3 are correct

    4. 2 and 4 are correct

  8. Consider the following statements regarding equatorial forests:

    1. They consist mostly of hardwood trees.

    2. In very dense areas, under growth is absent.

    3. There is segregation of the same species of trees.

    4. Lumbering is well developed in these forests.

    Of these statements

    1. 1, 2 and 4 are correct

    2. 2, 3 and 4 are correct

    3. 1 and 2 are correct

    4. 1 and 3 are correct

  9. Which one of the following mining areas is significant for a different mineral from that of the other three areas?

    1. Kuznetsk

    2. Fushun

    3. Karaganda

    4. Kirkuk

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

    List-I (Rivers) List-II (Countries)
    1. Niger

    2. Kasai

    3. Orange

    4. Nile

    1. Egypt

    2. S. Africa

    3. Zaire

    4. Mali

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
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      • 3
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      • 2
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      • 1
  11. In Iran during the ancient period, the system of utilizing the under ground water table was known as

    1. Wadi

    2. Karez

    3. Aquifer stratum

    4. Kanats (Qanats)

  12. The weir and canal connects

    1. Lake Ontario and Erie

    2. Lake Huron and Superior

    3. Lake Michigan and Ontario

    4. Lake Superior and Erie

  13. The Aral Sea is located between

    1. Kazakhstan and Turkmenia

    2. Uzbekistan and Turkmenia

    3. Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan

    4. Uzbekistan and Tajikistan

  14. The Amarkantak Hill is the source of two rivers flowing in two different directions (west and east). They are

    1. Narmada and Tapi

    2. Narmada and Mahanadi

    3. Tapi and Belwa

    4. Tapi and Son

  15. The shaded area in the given rough outline map represents which one of the following types of climatic regions (after Koppen)?

    1. Amw

    2. BS hw

    3. BS

    4. Cwg