Competitive Exams: Geography MCQs (Practice-Test 34 of 118)

  1. Which one of the following statements is correct? The innermost region of a hurricane is known as hurricane-eye where

    1. temperature is abnormally low and pressure is the lowest

    2. sky is clear and temperature is the lowest

    3. temperature is abnormally high and pressure is the lowest

    4. sky is under dense cloud cover and pressure is the lowest

  2. Consider the following statements:

    1. Contour ploughing promotes soil erosion and the formation of gullies.

    2. Gully erosion's the removal of top soil and creation of many steep-sided cuttings in a hillside.

    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

  3. Match List I (Region of Dispersed Rural) with List II (Associated Factor) and select the answer using the code given below the lists:

    List-I List-II
    1. Alps and Himalayas

    2. Delta of Ganga

    3. Farm lands of the USA

    4. Clayey soil areas

    1. Large areas to be reached

    2. Marshy conditions hinder movement

    3. Racial tradition of settling

    4. Rugged topography divides the land

    5. Too many streams divide the land

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 1
      • 2
      • 5
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 5
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 5
      • 4
      • 5
      • 1
      • 2
  4. Which one of the following is not correct about the North-eastern United States of America?

    1. The region experienced expansion of manufacturing industry for which the population provided all graces of labour, entrepreneurial experience, vast amounts of money to invest and very large market close at hand

    2. Clothing manufacture is carried on in many locations, but is specially concentrated in the city of Cleveland, Ohio

    3. Photographic equipment manufacture is dominated by the world's largest photographic company with its headquarters Rochester, New York

    4. Manufacture of aircraft engines and helicopters is heavily concentrated in

    Hartford, Connecticut

  5. Match List I (Major Cities of Brazil) with List II (Mark on the Map) and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists:

    List-I List-II
    1. Sao Paulo

    2. Racife

    3. Brasilia

    4. Rio de Janeiro

    1. X1

    2. X2

    3. X3

    4. X4

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
  6. Following four cities are located almost on 760E longitude:

    1. Indore

    2. Solapur

    3. Ludhiana

    4. Jaipur

    Which one of the following is the correct sequential order of the above cities from

    North to South if one travels almost parallel along those longitudes?

    1. 4 − 1 − 3 − 2

    2. 3 − 4 − 1 − 2

    3. 2 − 3 − 1 − 4

    4. 3 − 4 − 2 − 1

  7. Mohorovicic discontinuity separates

    1. Upper mantle and lower crust

    2. Mantle and asthenosphere

    3. Inner solid core and outer liquid core

    4. Core and Mantle

  8. Kuroshio is a warm ocean current which runs from

    1. Philippines to Japan

    2. Indonesia to Philippines

    3. Japan to China

    4. Sri Lanka to Indonesia

  9. Which of the following properties are associated with the Conical Map Projection?

    1. The distance between the meridians decreases towards the pole

    2. The standard parallel is correct to the scale

    3. The distance between the parallels decreases towards the pole

    4. The central meridian is a straight line

    Select the correct answer using the code given below:

    1. 1 and 4

    2. 2 and 3

    3. 1, 2 and 3

    4. 1, 2 and 4

  10. What is Gomia in Jharkhand known for?

    1. Coalfields

    2. Manganese mining

    3. Fertilizer plant

    4. Explosive factory

  11. Which one of the following terms is credited to Humboldt?

    1. Uranography

    2. Biogeography

    3. Geomorphology

    4. Climatology

  12. Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched?

      • Hecataeus
      • Ges-periodos
      • Anaximander
      • Gnomon
      • Eratosthenes
      • Pangaea
      • Hipparchus
      • Astrolabe
  13. What is represented by the shaded portion in the map given above?

    1. Black soil

    2. Desert soil

    3. Grey and brown soil

    4. Red and yellow soil

  14. In the map given above, four regions of natural vegetation are marked as 1, 2, 3 and 4. Which of these are tropical rain forests?

    1. 1, 2 and 3

    2. 1 and 3

    3. 2, 3 and 4

    4. 2 and 4

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

    1. Makeup of the soil accor4ing lo proportions of sand, silt and clay is known as soil texture

    2. The way in which sand, silt, clay and humus bond together to form peds is known as soil structure

    3. The soil moisture budget is the balance of water in the soil

    4. A group of soils formed from different parent rocks and having different horizones and soil profiles is known as soil series