Competitive Exams: Geography MCQs (Practice-Test 18 of 118)

    • Assertion (A): In winters, the northern half of India is warmer than areas at similar latitudes outside the country by 3C to 8C.
    • Reason (R): The presence of the Himalayas with their east and west extent is the cause.
    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): Laterite, the typical soil of tropical region, is rich in oxides of iron and aluminium compounds.
    • Reason (R): Heavy rainfall promotes teaching of lime and silica content of the soil.
    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): Despite deforestation, in the existing forest areas of the Chhattisgarh Region, Sat free is predominant species.
    • Reason (R): Sat tree is more aggressive, resistant to burning and has better longevity.
    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): Sugar industry has a high concentration in Uttar Pradesh State of India.
    • Reason (R): The sugarcane produced in Uttar Pradesh is of low quality
    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 concept of Lebensraum was misused by Karl Hansofer.
    • Reason (R): It was misused for the furtherance of German expansion under Nazi.
    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): Despite marked development and large volume of output, Indian geography is yet to make a significant impact on the international scene.
    • Reason (R): Indian geographers accept the themes and teachings of Western geographers without criticism.
    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 comparative scales two plain scales of different units with the same RE are made one over the other.
    • Reason (R): The length of both the scales may not necessarily be the same.
    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

  1. Consider the following statements with respect to Quantitative Revolution

    1. It focused on areal differentiation

    2. It reduced geography to space geometry

    3. It followed the methodology of spatial science

    4. It helped in the development of methods of spatial structure

    Which of these are correct?

    1. 1, 2 and 3

    2. 2, 3 and 4

    3. 1, 3 and 4

    4. 1, 2 and 4

  2. Consider the following statements associated with representation of scale by representative fraction (RF)

    1. In RE the units of the numerator and the denominator are taken as the same

    2. The units are never mentioned when the scale is expressed in the form of RF

    3. The denominator is always 100

    4. The numerator should always be 1

    Which of these are correct?

    1. 1, 2 and 4

    2. 1 and 4

    3. 2 and 3

    4. 3 and 4

  3. Consider the following statements

    1. Spatial analysis is closely associated with positivism

    2. The behaviouralists concentrated on the issues of inequality

    3. Humanistic geography attempts at understanding meanings and value of life events

    Which of these are correct?

    1. l and 2

    2. 1 and 3

    3. 2 and 3

    4. 1, 2 and 3

  4. In which of the following projections, scale is correct along 45 latitude?

    1. Equal area cylindrical projection

    2. Gall's projection

    3. Mercator's projection

    4. Mollweide's projection

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

    List-I (Projections) List-II (Their Suitability)
    1. Bonn's

    2. Cylindrical Equal Area

    3. Conical with one standard parallel

    4. Conical with two standard paralle

    1. Trans-Siberian Railway

    2. USA and Canada boundary

    3. Continent of Europe

    4. Rubber and spices production in the world

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
  6. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer:

    List-I (features) List-II (Types of Maps)
    1. The unit of mapping is areal

    2. The linear data are expressed

    3. Make use of colours to distinguish different areas

    4. Make use of lines of equal value to show distribution

    1. Flow map

    2. Isopleth

    3. Choropleth

    4. Chromo-chromatic

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
  7. Consider the following statements Colour-composite imagery based on satellite data is mostly seen in un-natural colour scheme because

    1. blue wavelengths of solar radiation are strongly scattered

    2. red wavelengths of solar radiation are marl absorbed

    3. it contains an invisible wavelength data which must also be assigned a specific colour filter

    Which of these is/are correct?

    1. only 1

    2. 1 and 2

    3. only 3

    4. 1, 2 and 3

  8. Consider the following statements about Geographical Information Systems (CIS)

    1. It handles attribute data on a technical base

    2. It can draw maps and other graphics with great ease and speed

    3. Is a slow and tedious task involving creation of GIS data base

    4. I work only in combination with remote sensing data.

    5. It can analyses data for specified task and thus help decision making

    Which of these are correct?

    1. 1, 2 and 4

    2. 2, 3 and 4

    3. 3, 4 and 5

    4. 1, 2, 3 and 5