Competitive Exams: Geography MCQs (Practice-Test 107 of 118)

  1. Following relief zones are the characteristics of ocean basins

    1. Continental slope

    2. Continenal shell

    3. Deep sea plain

    4. Oceanic trench

    The correct sequence of their seaward appearance from the coasts is

    1. 2, 1, 4, 3

    2. 1, 2, 4, 3

    3. 2, 1, 3, 4

    4. 1, 2, 3, 4

  2. When point symbols are inserted over nonquantitative shaded maps showing spatial distribution, the map is

    1. Chorochromatic

    2. Choroschematic

    3. Choropleth

    4. Chorographic compage

  3. The normal lapse rate of temperature in the troposphere is 1 C. For every

    1. 146m

    2. 156m

    3. 166m

    4. 176m

  4. The theory that events can only be explained as stages in a movement towards a pre-ordained end is known as

    1. Functionalism

    2. Humanism

    3. Phenomenology

    4. Teleology

  5. Which of the following pairs are correctly matched?

      • Winter rain in North West India
      • Western disturbances
      • Summer rain in Malabar coast
      • Retreating monsoon
      • Summer rain in Bengal basin
      • Nor westerly
      • Winter rain in Tamil Nadu coast
      • NE Monsoon

    Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

    1. 1, 2, 3 and 4

    2. 1, 3 and 4

    3. 3 and 4

    4. 1 and 2

  6. Which one of the following is the correct sequence in terms of descending values of Albedo?

    1. Forest, snow, water

    2. Snow, forest, water

    3. Water, snow, forest

    4. Forest, water, snow

    • Assertion (A): Corals ire not found near the shores where rivers meet the sea.
    • Reason (R): Corals do not thrive in regions where waters contain a of sill.
    1. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are the 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

    • Assertion (A): The temperature recorded at the surface of enclosed seas of high latitudes is lower than the temperature recorded at relatively greater depth.
    • Reason (R): The surface of the ocean directly receives insulation and heat is transmitted to the lower part of the ocean through the process of conduction.
    1. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are the 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

    • Assertion (A): The Tropical Cyclones are thermal in origin.
    • Reason (R): The Tropical Cyclones develop due to Carioles force.
    1. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are the 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

    • Assertion (A): Human Geography is the synthetic study of the relationship between human societies and the Earth's surface.
    • Reason (R): It includes all those parts of

    Geography which are not solely concerned either with the physical environment or Cartography.

    1. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are the 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

    • Assertion (A): The Homo sapiens are generally divided into Caucasoid, Mongoloid, Negroid and Australoid races.
    • Reason (R): Such a classification leads to racism.
    1. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are the 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

    • Assertion (A): Freight rates decrease with increasing distance in the case of water transport.
    • Reason (R): Terminal changes are reduced.
    1. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are the 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

    • Assertion (A): Humanistic Geography gives the central and active role to human awareness and human agency.
    • Reason (R): Humanistic approach to developed as a reaction of positivism.
    1. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are the 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

    • Assertion (A): The origin of Himalayas is due to the collision of Indian Subcontinent with European landmass.
    • Reason (R): The convergence of crystallites is often associated with mountain building.
    1. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are the 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

    • Assertion (A): Considering the world's wind systems, the waterlines normally below between 400C to 600 latitudes.
    • Reason (R): The flow of air from sub tropical high pressure cells to the temperature zone of pressure leads to the formation of mid latitudinal plane wind system.
    1. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are the 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