Competitive Exams: Geography MCQs (Practice-Test 17 of 118)

    • Assertion (A): Polar areas have high atmospheric pressure.
    • Reason (R): These areas receive minimum sunshine throughout the year.
    1. Both A arid R are true and R is the coned explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are true 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): Westerlies are stronger in the northern hemisphere than in the southern hemisphere.
    • Reason (R): Northern hemisphere has more land area than the southern hemisphere.
    1. Both A arid R are true and R is the coned explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are true 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 in the southern hemisphere is considerably lower than that in the northern hemisphere.
    • Reason (R): The large mass of icecovered

    Antarctic continent is an important source of cold in the south.

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

    2. Both A and R are true 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 Great Barrier Reef is located near Australia.
    • Reason (R): The coral polyps grow in shallow, saline and warm Waters.
    1. Both A arid R are true and R is the coned explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are true 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): Apart from large-scale climatic aberrations in the Tropics, ElNino has a disastrous consequence on the fishing industry of Peru.
    • Reason (R): El Nino leads to massive displacements of the rainfall bringing droughts over large pails of the normal raining areas and torrential rains to arid regions of the Tropics.
    1. Both A arid R are true and R is the coned explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are true 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 Tundra environment is characterized by a few important climatic and environmental elements.
    • Reason (R): The Tundra biomes are found in Arctic or Alpine regions.
    1. Both A arid R are true and R is the coned explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are true 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): Out-migration results in increase in employment opportunity and wage rates but a loss in investment.
    • Reason (R): Generally young people migrate and out-migration areas have fewer numbers of young adults relative to the number of children and aged people.
    1. Both A arid R are true and R is the coned explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are true 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): Denmark supplies dairy products and bacon to neighbouring markets in northern Europe.
    • Reason (R): Denmark produces high quality grain and grass and its neighbours are industrialized.
    1. Both A arid R are true and R is the coned explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are true 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 oldest urban settlements developed around 8000 BC.
    • Reason (R): Human settlements developed with the domestication of plants and animals.
    1. Both A arid R are true and R is the coned explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are true 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): In developed countries, the economically active population in agriculture sector has declined.
    • Reason (R): The per capita arable land has also significantly fallen down:
    1. Both A arid R are true and R is the coned explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are true 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): Butter wool and frozen meat are the most important exports of New Zealand.
    • Reason (R): New Zealand has cool moist climate and vast grasslands to support livestock.
    1. Both A arid R are true and R is the coned explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are true 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 habitat of Date Palms is warm deserts with little or no rainfall.
    • Reason (R): Data Palm is a tree of waterless desert.
    1. Both A arid R are true and R is the coned explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are true 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): Increase in agricultural production in China has been due to higher per hectare yields.
    • Reason (R): China accomplished socialist transformation in alt branches of economy, including agriculture.
    1. Both A arid R are true and R is the coned explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are true 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): Sri Lanka produces more tea in central and eastern regions.
    • Reason (R): The seasonally occurring heavy rainfall is responsible for much higher production.
    1. Both A arid R are true and R is the coned explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are true 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): Peninsular India is a region free from tectonic disturbances.
    • Reason (R): The configuration and drainage of India are influenced by fracturing and lifting of the massif.
    1. Both A arid R are true and R is the coned explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are true 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