Competitive Exams: Geography MCQs (Practice-Test 35 of 118)

  1. What is the approximate average annual water availability of India?

    1. 1150 billion cubic metre (BCM)

    2. 1250 billion cubic metre (BCM)

    3. 1650billion cubic metre (BCM)

    4. 1850 billion cubic metre (BCM)

  2. Which of the following has/have salt marshes as an ideal place for its/their growth

    1. Halophytes

    2. Mesophytes

    3. Xerophytes

    Select the correct answer using the code given below

    1. 1 only

    2. 1 and 2

    3. 2 only

    4. 1 and 3

  3. Which type of fold is formed at A in the figure given above?

    1. Isoclinal fold

    2. Plunge fold

    3. Open fold

    4. Recumbent fold

  4. What is the Representative Fraction (R F), if the given scale is 211: 1 mile?

    1. 1: 31680

    2. 1: 62360

    3. 1: 126720

    4. 1: 63360

  5. Which one of the following cartographic techniques is suitable for measuring spatial association among different attributes of the regional economy?

    1. Dot method

    2. Pie diagram

    3. Bar diagram

    4. Chloroplast method

  6. Match List I (Projection) with List II (Property) and select the correct answer using the code given below the Lists:

    List-I List-II
    1. Bonne's Projection

    2. Gall's Stereographic Projection

    3. Cylindrical Equal Area Projection

    4. Mercator's Projection

    1. Length of the equator is 2R cos t45

    2. Pole is a straight line

    3. All parallels are standard parallels

    4. Length of any parallel is 2R cos f

    5. The scale along the parallel & meridian is same at a point

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 3
      • 2
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      • 1
      • 1
      • 5
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      • 2
  7. Consider the following statements:

    1. National Highway No. 7 is the longest among India's National Highways

    2. Nagpur, Hyderabad, Vijayawada, Chennai and Kanyakumari fall on the National Highway No. 7

    3. Gwalior falls on the National Highway

    No. 2 and 3

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    1. 1 only

    2. 1 and 2

    3. 2 and 3

    4. 1, 2 and 3

  8. X in the figure given above is a river. In digital database terms, it is an/a

    1. Node and denotes a linear feature

    2. Arc and denotes a linear feature

    3. Polygon and denotes an area! feature

    4. Arc and denotes point feature

  9. Which one of the following is not a GIS software?

    1. ARCVIEW

    2. OSIRIS

    3. ILWIS

    4. IMAGE ANALYST

  10. The terms longitude and latitude were first used by

    1. Eratosthenes

    2. Anaximander

    3. Ptolemy

    4. Homer

  11. Which one of the following scholars of pre-modern period clearly established the relationship between regional geography and systematic geography?

    1. Cluverius

    2. Bushing

    3. Buache

    4. Varenius

  12. Which one of the following concepts is associated with Vidal de la Blache?

    1. Landscape chorology

    2. Mathematical Geography

    3. Terrestrial whole

    4. Lands haft

  13. Which one of the following is not a tributary of the Barak River?

    1. Jiri

    2. Rukni

    3. Dhaleswari

    4. Pagladiya

  14. What is shading, in the form of lines showing a hill or slope on a map, termed as?

    1. Spot height

    2. Contour

    3. Hachure

    4. Farm lines

  15. Match List I (Classification of Valleys) with List II (Characteristic of Valleys) and select the correct answer using the code given below the Lists:

    List-I List-II
    1. Consequent Valley

    2. Subsequent Valley

    3. Insequent Valley

    4. Obsequent Valley

    1. Draining in a direction opposite to that of the original consequent valleys

    2. Showing no apparent adjustment to structural control

    3. Course shifted from the original consequent ones to more readily erosible rocks

    4. Course determined by the initial slope of the land

    5. Valleys draining in the direction opposite to rock dip

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
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      • 2
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      • 3