Competitive Exams: Geography MCQs (Practice-Test 25 of 118)

  1. Match List I (Drainage Pattern) with List II (Rivers) and select the correct answer:

    List-I List-II
    1. Consequent

    2. Subsequent

    3. Antecedent

    4. Superimposed

    1. Sindhu, Brahmaputra

    2. Swarnrekha, Son

    3. Chambai, Betwa

    4. Sharavati, Periyar

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
  2. In which one of the following countries, is the ratio of hydroelectric generation to the total electricity generation the highest?

    1. Norway

    2. Sweden

    3. Italy

    4. Denmark

  3. Consider the following statements about the soils of India:

    1. High temperature during most of the year retards formation of humus.

    2. Soils which have humus require regular application of chemical fertilizers to remove nitrogen deficiency.

    3. Titanium salts in basalt impart black colour to the soils of the Indian plateau.

    4. Red soils are confined to the peripheral areas of the Indian plateau.

    Which of the statements given above are correct?

    1. 1 and 2

    2. 1, 3 and 4

    3. 2 and 3

    4. 2 and 4

  4. The location ‘X’ marked in the map shown above is that of a hydel power station. This is

    1. Koyna on Krishna river

    2. Saravathy on Saravathy river

    3. Thungabhadra on Thungabhadra river

    4. Nagarjun Sagar on Krishna river

  5. The Himalayan region is poor in mineral resources because

    1. it is made of crystalline rocks

    2. the displacement of rock strata has disturbed the arrangement of rocks and made it complex

    3. the climatic conditions are not suitable for exploitation of minerals

    4. the terrain makes exploitation of minerals difficult and very costly due to transport difficulties

  6. Which one of the following agencies is working for the development of shrimp culture for the farmers?

    1. Fish Farmers'Development Agency

    2. Technology Mission on Dairy Development

    3. Fishing Survey of India

    4. Brackish Water Fish Farmers

    Development Agency

  7. Canal irrigation is most important in the Northern Plains of India because

    1. the soil is porous

    2. the level of underground water is high

    3. the sources of canals are perennial rivers

    4. the region is densely populated

  8. The present demographic transition of India is indicative of

    1. High population growth potential but low actual growth

    2. High population growth potential and high actual growth

    3. Partial industrialized economy

    4. Typically increasing urbanization

  9. Tar sands containing large molecular hydrocarbons like crude oil are found in limited quantities in several parts of the world but the most important known occurrence is in

    1. USA

    2. Canada

    3. Australia

    4. Russia

  10. Identify the correct descending order of production of wood pulp of the following countries:

    1. USA

    2. Sweden

    3. Japan

    4. Canada

    Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

    1. 1 − 3 − 2 − 4

    2. 2 − 4 − 1 − 3

    3. 1 − 4 − 2 − 3

    4. 2 − 3 − 1 − 4

  11. French Canadians are largely concentrated in

    1. the lowlands along the St. Lawrence river in Quebec

    2. the areas all along the US border with Canada

    3. the province of Ontario bordering the Great Lakes

    4. the wheat belt in the lower interior plains

  12. The Appalachian Mountains were formed in which of the following periods?

    1. Cretaceous

    2. Mesozoic

    3. Palaeozoic

    4. Tertiary

  13. The shaded area in the map of the USA shown above has

    1. Mediterranean type of climate

    2. Humid subtropical type of climate

    3. Steppe type of climate

    4. St. Lawrence type of climate

  14. Most of the Japanese industries are located on the

    1. Hokkaido coast

    2. Honshu coast

    3. Shikoku coast

    4. Kyushu coast

  15. Which of the following are associated with Saudi Arabia?

    1. High proportion of urban population

    2. Extensive agriculture pattern

    3. Considerable extent of land under pasture lands

    Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

    1. 1, 2 and 3

    2. 1 and 2

    3. 2 and 3

    4. 1 and 3