Competitive Exams: Geography MCQs (Practice-Test 21 of 118)

  1. Consider the following relief features

    1. Zankar Range

    2. Dhauladhar Range

    3. Laddakh Range

    4. Karakoram Range

    The correct northward sequence of these relief features is

    1. 2, 1, 3, 4

    2. 2, 4, 3, 1

    3. 4, 3, 2, 1

    4. 4, 2, 1, 3

  2. Match List I with List II and select the con answer

    List-I (Regions) List-II (Activities)
    1. Humid Tropics

    2. Hot Desert

    3. Monsoon Asia

    4. Temperate Grassland

    1. Nomadic herding

    2. Shifting cultivation

    3. Commercial livestock fanning

    4. Intensive substance agriculture

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

    List-I (Terms) List-II (Explanations)
    1. Podzole

    2. Terra-rossa

    3. Chemozem

    4. Chestnut

    1. Black earth soil in Russia

    2. Ash oil of Siberia

    3. A brown pedocal soil of Great Plains of USA

    4. Mediterranean reddish clay loam soil

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

    List-I (Economic Base) List-II (Regions)
    1. Break basket

    2. Big game country

    3. Mixed farming

    4. Maximum biodiversity

    1. Savanna

    2. Steppes

    3. Prairies

    4. Monsoon lands

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  5. Consider the following statements: Tropics crops, which are in great demand in Anglo-America and Europe, are produced in great variety and volume in Latin America and Africa because of

    1. availability of a cultivable land and suitability of soil conditions

    2. combination of climatic and topographical conditions

    3. lack of mineral resources for trading purpose

    4. non-existence of agro-based industries

    Which of these are correct?

    1. 1 and 2

    2. 2 and 3

    3. 1, 3 and 4

    4. 2, 3 and 4

  6. Match List I with List I and select the correct answer

    List-I (Country) List-II (Leading Producer of)
    1. Germany

    2. Japan

    3. Canada

    4. USA

    1. Sugarbeet

    2. Newsprint

    3. Fish

    4. Cotton

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  7. Hawaii Islands are known for active volcanoes because

    1. they are locked in the subduction zone of covering plates

    2. faults and fractures are found there

    3. they are situated over a hot plume

    4. they are situated on a mild oceanic ridge with rising convective currents

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

    List-I (Places in USA) List-II (Known for/as)
    1. Butte Hills

    2. Chicago

    3. Wisconsin and Minnesota

    4. Pittsburgh

    1. Biggest railway junction

    2. Famous copper mine

    3. Coal and steel city

    4. Core of dairy-belt

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

    List-I (Minerals) List-II (Major Areas in USA)
    1. Iron ore

    2. Coal

    3. Petroleum

    4. Copper

    1. Arizona region

    2. Lake Superior region

    3. Gulf Coastal region

    4. Pennsylvanian region

    5. Lake Michigan region

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  10. The American cotton textile industry moved from New England to the Southern States because

    1. the latter have a more humid climate

    2. New England diversified its manufacturing industries

    3. the population growth in the south provided a major market

    4. the south offered lower cost of production

  11. Consider the following countries

    1. Belgium

    2. Italy

    3. Netherlands

    4. United Kingdom

    Their coned sequence, in descending order in terms of population density, is

    1. 3, 1, 2, 4

    2. 2, 4, 1, 3

    3. 3, 1, 4, 2

    4. 4, 2, 3, 1

  12. Consider the following statements The contrast between areas north and south of the 37th parallel in Japan is largely on account of differences in

    1. climate

    2. settlement process

    3. topography

    4. Industrial activity

    Which of these are correct?

    1. 1, 2 and 3

    2. 2, 3 and 4

    3. 1 and 2

    4. 3 and 4

  13. Consider the following cities on the eastern coasts of Australia

    1. Brisbane

    2. Cairns

    3. Melbourne

    4. Sydney

    The correct sequence of these cities, from north to south, is

    1. 1, 3, 2, 4

    2. 2, 1, 4, 3

    3. 3, 2, 1, 4

    4. 4, 2, 3, 1

  14. Consider the following countries of South Africa

    1. Botswana

    2. Lesotho

    3. Zambia

    4. Zimbabwe

    The correct sequence of these countries, in terms of their proximity to the equator, is

    1. 3, 4, 2, 1

    2. 4, 2, 1, 3

    3. 3, 4, 1, 2

    4. 4, 1, 3, 2

  15. Earthquakes along the Himalayas and the foothills are best explained in terms of

    1. plate tectonics

    2. young age of the Himalayas

    3. fragile and largely unconsolidated rocks

    4. divergence of plates