Competitive Exams: Geography MCQs (Practice-Test 32 of 118)

  1. Consider the following statements regarding peninsular India:

    1. It is largely con, posed of Archaean crystalline rocks.

    2. Most of the mountains here are of relict type.

    3. The interior parts have post-cambrian marine deposists.

    4. Deccan basalts are formed at the end of cretaceous.

    Which of the statements given above are correct?

    1. 1, 2, 3 and 4

    2. 1, 2 and 4

    3. 3 and 4

    4. 1 and 2

  2. Which one of the Following is the correct statement? The Alpine vegetation in the eastern Himalayas is found up to greater altitudes than the Western Himalayas because:

    1. the eastern Himalayas are higher than the western Himalayas

    2. the eastern Himalayas are nearer to the equal or and sea coast than the western Himalayas

    3. the eastern Himalayas receive more rainfall than the western Himalayas

    4. the eastern Himalayan soils are more fertile than those of the western

    Himalayas

  3. The irregularity in the amount of rainfall in different parts of the north Indian plains is mainly due to

    1. Irregular intensity of low pressure in the north-western parts of India

    2. Variation in the location of the axis of low pressure trough

    3. Difference in frequency of cyclones

    4. Variation in the amount of moisture carried by winds every year

  4. Consider the following statements

    1. Canyon is an extreme type of Vshaped valley with very steep sides and no valley floor.

    2. Grand Canyon is associated with the

    Colorado River.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    1. 1 only

    2. 2 only

    3. Both 1 and 2

    4. Neither 1 nor 2

  5. Which one of the following is correct sequence of the stratigraphy in India from oldest to the youngest

    1. Deccan Lava-Gondwana sediment-Dharwarian sediment-Tertiary folding

    2. Gondwana sediment-Deccan Lava-Tertiary folding-Dharwarian sediment

    3. Dharwarian sediment-Tertiary folding-Deccan Lava-Gondwana sediment

    4. Dharwarian sediment-Gondwana sediment-Deccan Lava-Tertiary

    Folding

  6. Consider the following statements

    1. The coastal area between the Eastern Ghats and the Bay of Bengal is narrower than the coastal area between the Western Ghats and the Arabian Sea.

    2. The Indus rises near Munsarover in

    Tibet and finally falls in the Arabian

    Sea near Karachi.

    Which the statement given above is/are correct?

    1. 1 only

    2. 2 only

    3. Both 1 and 2

    4. Neither 1 nor 2

  7. Which one of the following regions is not characterized by the Mediterranean type of climate?

    1. South Africa

    2. South Western Australia

    3. South Western United States of America

    4. North Western Europe

  8. Consider the following countries

    1. Brazil

    2. Indonesia

    3. Iran

    4. Pakistan

    Which one of the following is the correct sequence of the above countries in the descending order of their population size?

    1. 1 − 3 − 2 − 4

    2. 2 − 4 − 3 − 1

    3. 2 − 1 − 4 − 3

    4. 3 − 2 − 1 − 4

  9. Which city has the maximum average annual rainfall among following European cities?

    1. Warsaw

    2. Bucharest

    3. Athens

    4. Belgrade

  10. Which country among the following has the highest proportion of its electricity generation by nuclear plants?

    1. United States of America

    2. United Kingdom

    3. France

    4. Germany

  11. Consider the following statements in respect of the United Arab Emirates:

    1. United Arab Emirates are surrounded in the northwest by Oman.

    2. United Arab Emirates have highest percentage of the foreigners in its population n the world.

    3. Dubai is the most populous of the

    Emirates.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    1. 1 and 3

    2. 2 and 3

    3. 2 only

    4. None

  12. Which of the following is/are not correctly matched? Geographic Division of USA State of the USA

      • West North Central
      • Iowa
      • Middle Atlantic
      • Maryland
      • South Atlantic
      • New Jersey
      • West South Central
      • Texas

    Select the correct answer using the code given below:

    1. 1 and 4

    2. 2 and 3

    3. 2 only

    4. 3 only

  13. Which one of the following countries is the largest producer-of electricity by wind power in the world?

    1. Germany

    2. Australia

    3. Norway

    4. Switzerland

  14. Consider the following statements

    1. As per Census 2001, the sex ratio (Females per 1000 males) decreased during 1991 − 2001 in comparison to that during 1981 − 1991 in India.

    2. The population of India as recorded at each decennial census from 1901 has grown steadily except for a decease during 1951 − 61.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    1. 1 only

    2. 2 only

    3. Both 1 and 2

    4. Neither 1 nor 2

  15. As per census 2001, which of the following pairs are not correctly matched? Stoic/Union Territory Population Characteristics

      • Danian and Diu
      • Lowest % of urban population
      • Pondicherry
      • Sex ratio in excess of 1000
      • Himachal Pradesh
      • Lowest sex ratio (Female per 1000 males)
      • Arunachal Pradesh
      • Lowest population density

    Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

    1. 2 and 4

    2. 1 and 3

    3. 1 and 4

    4. 2 and 3