Competitive Exams: Geography MCQs (Practice-Test 26 of 118)

  1. The area between Chhotanagpur plateau and Shillong plateau is

    1. a Graben

    2. formed by erosion of Ganga

    3. a down faulted region

    4. a down warped region in which the

    Ganga has deposited sediments

  2. The boundary of the Siwalik Belt with the Indo-Gangetic through is known as

    1. Main boundary thrust

    2. Main boundary fault

    3. Great boundary fault

    4. Scrap fault

  3. The Himalayan front fault is located between

    1. Siwaliks and Lesser Himalaya

    2. Great and Trans Himalayas

    3. Lesser and Great Himalayas

    4. Siwaliks and Piedmont zone

  4. The temperature of Thiruvananthapuram is lower than that of Mumbai in May and higher than that of Mumbai in January, because

    1. Thiruvananthapuram has cold current and Mumbai is faced with warm current

    2. Thiruvananthapuram has higher rainfall in summer and it is nearer to the equator

    3. Thiruvananthapuram is on the windward side and Mumbai is on the leeward side

    4. Thiruvananthapuram is thickly vegetated while Mumbai is not

  5. Xerophytic vegetation is a characteristic feature of

    1. Chhotanagpur plateau

    2. Khasi hills

    3. Eastern Ghats

    4. Kuchch

  6. Match List I (Sources of Energy) with List II (Places) and select the correct answer:

    List-I List-II
    1. Geothermal

    2. Wind

    3. Wave

    4. Tidal

    1. Khambhat

    2. Manikaran

    3. Bhavnagar

    4. Vijinjham

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
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  7. Match List I (Forest Type) with List II (Regions) and select the correct answer:

    List-I List-II
    1. Tropical evergreen

    2. Monsoon

    3. Temperate

    4. Mangrove

    1. Chhotanagpur plateau, Siwaliks

    2. Shillong plateau, Sahyadris

    3. West Bengal, Terai

    4. Eastern and Western Himalayas and Nilgiris

    • A
    • B
    • C
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  8. Match List I (Shifting Cultivation) with List II (State) and select the correct answer:

    List-I List-II
    1. Jhum

    2. Podu

    3. Beera

    4. Ponam

    1. Kerala

    2. Madhya Pradesh

    3. Andhra Pradesh

    4. Assam

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
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  9. The Arab geographer who authored the book ‘Amusement for Him Desires to Travel Around the World’ also called the book of Roger and who is famous for his ‘Silver Map’ was

    1. A1 Idrisi

    2. Al Biruni

    3. Al Maqdisi

    4. Al Istakhari

  10. Who amongst the following was the first to propose a classification of sciences dealing with reality?

    1. Alfred Hettner

    2. Immanuel Kant

    3. Alexander von Humboldt

    4. Richard Hartshorne

  11. Humboldt synthesized his ideas in ‘Cosmos’ with the specific objective

    1. To define the contents and methods of modern physical geography

    2. To lay foundation of the Universal Science-a knowledge of the universe in its totality

    3. To establish geography as the study of the earth surface of its areal segments

    4. To explain the concept of dualism between man and the physical world

  12. Erdkunde written by Ritter is a/an

    1. Earth science concentrating on every aspect of the earth

    2. Regional geography dealing with the earth surface as mere aggregate of parts

    3. Regional geography dealing with areas as organic entities

    4. Science of earth in relation to nature and history of mankind

  13. One of the pioneer German geographers of 19th century, who presented the organic theory of state, was

    1. Alexander von Humboldt

    2. Carl Ritter

    3. Friedrich Ratzel

    4. Alfred Hettner

  14. Which of the following were objectives of the quantitative revolution in geography?

    1. To get rid of deterministic thinking

    2. To make geography more scientific

    3. To make geographical study more precise and accurate

    4. Formulation of models and theories

    Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

    1. 1, 2 and 3

    2. 1, 2 and 4

    3. 2, 3 and 4

    4. 1, 3 and 4

  15. Behaviouralism came into existence as reaction against

    1. Environmental determinism

    2. Quantification

    3. Possibilism

    4. Regionalism