Competitive Exams: Geography MCQs (Practice-Test 28 of 118)

  1. Which one of the following geographers has developed the idea of the ‘mobility transition’

    1. L A Kosinski

    2. E G Ravenstein

    3. E S Lee

    4. W Zelinsky

  2. Which one of the following activities occupies the largest area of the world?

    1. Commercial plantation

    2. Pastoral herding

    3. Commercial grain farming

    4. Subsistence agriculture

  3. In which of the following countries, has maximum damage to the forests been caused by acid rain?

    1. Spain

    2. Netherlands

    3. Poland

    4. Italy

  4. Which one of the following statements is not correct?

    1. Shifting cultivation is characterized by field rotation rather than by crop rotation

    2. In intensive subsistence agriculture, animal farming is more developed

    3. Plantation crops require heavy outlay

    4. The economy of livestock ranchers is purely commercial

  5. Match List I (Minerals) with List II (Major Mining Countries) and select the correct answer

    List-I List-II
    1. Bauxite

    2. Manganese

    3. Mica

    4. Tin

    1. India

    2. Japan

    3. Jamaica

    4. Russia

    5. Malaysia

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 5
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 5
      • 5
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 5
  6. Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched? States of the USA: Geographic Division

      • (a) Iowa
      • West North Central
      • (b) Texas
      • West South Central
      • (c) California
      • Pacific
      • (d) New Jersey
      • South Atlantic
  7. The longest inland waterways in the world is

    1. Mississippi river system

    2. The Great Lakes

    3. St. Lawrence

    4. River Rhine

  8. Which one of the following natural regions is best known for the production of grapes?

    1. Hot deserts

    2. Monsoon

    3. Equatorial

    4. Mediterranean

  9. Which one of the following countries makes maximum use of the geothermal energy?

    1. New Zealand

    2. Japan

    3. Iceland

    4. Russia

  10. Consider the following rural settlement patterns:

    1. Block pattern

    2. Circular pattern

    3. Fan pattern

    Select the correct combination of areas from amongst the following in which 1, 2 and 3 are found, respectively:

    1. Delta, Desert, Lakeside

    2. Desert, Delta, Lakeside

    3. Desert, Lakeside, Delta

    4. Delta, Lakeside, Desert

  11. Consider the following statements:

    1. The Taiga biome stretches across large parts of Canada, Europe and Asia.

    2. Taiga is the largest biome in the world.

    3. A lot of coniferous trees grow in the

    Taiga.

    Which of the statements given above are correct?

    1. 1 and 2

    2. 2 and 3

    3. 1 and 3

    4. 1, 2 and 3

  12. Which one of the following countries has the highest average of road length on per thousand square kilometer area basis?

    1. India

    2. Japan

    3. USA

    4. France

  13. Match List I (Tribes) with List II (Places of Habitat) and select the correct answer:

    List-I List-II
    1. Inuit

    2. Bantu

    3. Shompen

    4. Chukchi

    1. Northern Russia

    2. Nicobar Islands

    3. Northern Canada

    4. Central Africa

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
  14. Most of the people in the world live in lowland areas except those in

    1. Central and Western Africa

    2. Southern and South-eastern Europe

    3. Southern and South-eastern Asia

    4. Central America and North Western

    South America

  15. Which one of the following continents has the lowest birth and death rates?

    1. Europe

    2. Australia

    3. North American

    4. South America