Competitive Exams: Geography MCQs (Practice-Test 19 of 118)

  1. If LANDSAT data or an area is received today then the data for an adjacent area to its west will be available

    1. in the next orbit of the satellite same day

    2. next day at same local time

    3. after certain number of days at same local time

    4. after a variable controllable time

  2. A straight road across a series of hills and valleys appears as a marked zigzag road near the margin of a vertical aerial photograph because

    1. here is some tilt in the photograph

    2. geometric fidelity is poor in the margins in the photo graph

    3. there is variable movement of images due to camera (or aircraft) being in motion during camera exposure

    4. there is variable parallax of point in the flight direction due to variable heights of points

  3. The diagram given above represents a

    1. normal fault

    2. reverse fault

    3. hinge fault

    4. transform fault

  4. Consider the following river basins

    1. Chang Jiang

    2. Danube

    3. Niger

    4. Amur

    Identify the river basins marked as 1, 2, 3 and 4 in the given diagram and select the correct answer using the codes given below:

    1. 4 1 2 3

    2. 3 2 1 4

    3. 3 1 2 4

    4. 4 2 1 3

  5. Consider the following drainage patterns:

    1. Rectangular

    2. Radial

    3. Annular

    4. Trellis

    Identify the drainage patterns marked as 1, 2, 3 and 4 in the given below diagram and select the correct answer using the codes given below the diagram:

    1. 1 3 4 2

    2. 2 4 3 1

    3. 1 4 3 2

    4. 2 3 4 1

  6. In the above diagram, A represents

    1. arete

    2. bergschrund

    3. cirque

    4. roches moutonnees

  7. In the above diagram, wind shown is an example of

    1. anabatic wind

    2. adiabatic wind

    3. katabatic wind

    4. stroph

  8. Which one of the following illustrations correctly represents an average temperature cyclone in northern hemisphere? Where CF stands for COW FRONT, WF srtands for WARM FRONT and WS stands for WARM SECTOR

    1. N/A

    2. N/A

    3. N/A

    4. N/A

  9. The arrangement of planets with smallest on either ends and big planets in the middle, supports which one of the following theories of origin of the solar system

    1. Big Bang theory

    2. Tidal hypothesis

    3. Binary Star theory

    4. Cepheid theory

  10. The most recent geological epoch of the Quaternary Period covering the 10000 years or so from the end of the Pleistocene epoch to the present day is known as

    1. Pilocene

    2. Miocene

    3. Oligocene

    4. Holocene

  11. Match List I with List Ii and select the correct answer

    List-I (Planets) List-II
    1. Mars

    2. Jupiter

    3. Saturn

    4. Uranus

    1. N/A

    2. N/A

    3. N/A

    4. N/A

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

    List-I (Technical Terms) List-II (Definitions)
    1. Magma Chamber

    2. Epicentre

    3. Vent

    4. Seismic Focus

    1. A point on earths surface where impact of the earthquake is felt maximum

    2. An opening in the earths crust through which magma flow out

    3. A point below the earths surface earthquake originates

    4. A place below the earths surface lava is formed and acts as a source of magma outflow

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
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  13. Consider the following statements:

    1. Weathering encompasses a group of processes by which surface and subsurface rocks disintegrate

    2. Extreme dryness reduces most weathering to a minimum

    3. Physical weathering dominates in brier and cooler climates

    4. In equatorial rain-forest climate, most rocks weather slowly

    Which of these are correct?

    1. 1, 2 and 3

    2. 1 and 4

    3. 2, 3 and 4

    4. 1, 2, 3 and 4

  14. A mountainous coast having presence of large number of narrow, steep-sided, elongated and inundated coastal valley is called

    1. Ria coast

    2. Fiord coast

    3. Half coast

    4. Dalmatian coast

  15. Most of the weather phenomena takes place in troposhare only because

    1. temperature remains almost constant in troposphere

    2. it contains electrically charged particles

    3. it absorbs harmful ultraviolet radiation from the sun

    4. it contains almost all the water vapour and the dust particles