Competitive Exams: Geography MCQs (Practice-Test 20 of 118)

  1. The actual moisture content of a sample of air as a parentage of that contained in the same volume of saturated air at the same temperature is called

    1. absolute humidity

    2. relative hum

    3. specific humidity

    4. vapour pressure

  2. Which one of the following regions receives the rainfall thro the year due to westerly winds?

    1. South-West Australia

    2. Iran and Iraq

    3. South Africa

    4. South Chile

  3. Which one of the following combinations is responsible for higher salinity in ocean water

    1. High evaporation, high temperature and high rainfall

    2. High evaporation, high temperature and low rainfall

    3. Low evaporation, low temperature and high rainfall

    4. Low evaporation, low temperature and low rainfall

  4. Which one of the following is NOT a factor modifying ocean currents?

    1. Direction and shape of the coast-line

    2. Tidal wave in the ocean

    3. Seasonal variations n winds

    4. Bottom topography

  5. Consider the following statements The horizontal distribution of temperature of ocean water is largely affected by

    1. depth of water in the ocean

    2. ocean currents

    3. prevailing winds

    4. latitude

    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

  6. Consider the following statements

    1. Hydrogenous deposits are formed very slowly

    2. Phosphoresces are found either in the form of nodules or in the form of thin crust

    3. Glauconite is a biogenous sediment

    Which of these are correct?

    1. 1 and 2

    2. 2 and 3

    3. 1 and 3

    4. 1, 2 and 3

  7. Which one of the following is the correct order of current system in the South Atlantic Ocean

    1. South equatorial current-Brazil currentAntarctic drift-Benguela current

    2. Beguela current Brazil current South equatorial current-Antarctic drift

    3. Antarctic drift-Brazil current Benguela current-South equatorial current

    4. South equatorial current-Benguela current-Brazil cogent-Antarctic drift

  8. Oceanic waves caused by art earthquake are known as

    1. S-waves

    2. L-waves

    3. P-waves

    4. Tsunamis

  9. The tallest trees of the world are found in the

    1. Equatorial biome

    2. Tropical-deciduous biome

    3. Temperate rain-forest biome

    4. Mediterranean biome

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

    List-I (Concepts) List-II (Geographers)
    1. Human ecology

    2. Neo-determinism

    3. Cultural determinism

    4. Environmental determinism

    1. Griffith Taylor

    2. Harlan Borrows

    3. Carl flitter

    4. Eduard Ullman

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
  11. Consider the following

    1. The Geographical Pivot of History

    2. The Normal Cycle of Erosion

    3. Revenstein's Laws of Migration

    4. Ratzel Anthropogeographic

    Their correct chronological sequence is

    1. 2, 3, 1, 4

    2. 3, 1, 2, 4

    3. 4, 2, 3, 1

    4. 8, 4, 2, 1

  12. The Semitic people belong to the

    1. Caucasoid race

    2. Mongoloid race

    3. Negroid race

    4. Austroloid race

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

    List-I (Tribes) List-II (Countries)
    1. Babinga

    2. Coola

    3. Oromo

    4. Tswa

    1. Canada

    2. Angola

    3. Ethipia

    4. Zaire

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
  14. Consider the following statements

    1. Nomadism is a high degree of spatial mobility as a basis for a particular way of life

    2. Nomadism is confined to the semi-and regions of the

    3. Nomadism is presumed to be a synonymous with movements of herds and livestock rearing

    4. Hunter gatherers who typically have no domesticated livestock ate also defined as nomads

    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

  15. Consider the of following activities

    1. Fishing and forestry

    2. Pastoral hearing

    3. Milk and meat diet

    Which of these are common among the

    Kurds and Kirghiz?

    1. 1 and 2

    2. 2 and 3

    3. 1 and 3

    4. 1, 2 and 3