Competitive Exams: Geography MCQs (Practice-Test 36 of 118)

  1. Towards which direction does the magnetic north pole show a declination from the geographic North Pole?

    1. East

    2. West

    3. North

    4. South

  2. Match List I (Numerical Scale) with List II (Equivalent Map Distance for J km Ground Distance) and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists:

    List-I List-II
    1. 1: 1000000

    2. 1: 50000

    3. 1: 250000

    4. 1: 25000

    1. 40 mm

    2. 04 mm

    3. 20 mm

    4. 01 mm

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  3. Which of the following are associated with the origin of dispersed settlements in the UK and the USA?

    1. Desire of family privacy

    2. Farmer's easy access to fields

    3. Law and order in countryside

    4. Uneven topography of farm lands

    Select the correct answer using the code given below:

    1. 1 and 3

    2. 2 and 4

    3. 1 and 2.

    4. 3 and 4

  4. Match List I (Climatic Type) with List II (Region) and select the correct answer using the code given below:

    List-I List-II
    1. Amw

    2. Aw

    3. Bshw

    4. Cwg

    1. Most parts of peninsular plateau

    2. Interior parts of peninsula, western slopes of Aravallis and parts of Haryana

    3. North Indian plains

    4. Western coast of India in the south of Goa

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  5. Match List I (Coal Mining Area) with List II (Country) and select the correct answer using the code given below the Lists:

    List-I List-II
    1. Karaganda Basin

    2. Pechora Basin

    3. Upper Silesia

    1. United Kingdom

    2. Russia

    3. Poland

    4. Kazakhastan

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  6. Match List I (type of agriculture) with List II (area Associated with the particular types of agriculture) and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists:

    List-I List-II
    1. shifting

    2. Subsistence

    3. Commercial

    4. Plantation

    1. American Prairies

    2. Ganga Delta

    3. Gardens of Assam

    4. Naga Hills

    5. Northern Canada

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  7. Tribes belonging to which one of the following groups earn their livelihood through food-gathering and hunting?

    1. Bushman, Pigmy and Eskimo

    2. Massi, Kirghiz and Boro

    3. Pigmy, Eskimo and Kirghiz

    4. Boro, Bushman and Masai

  8. Consider the following statements:

    1. Natives of Andaman Nicobar islands belong to Negrito races.

    2. Triba living in Central India belong to Mongoloid races.

    3. Tribals living in the NorthEast India belongs to the Negroid races.

    4. Indo Aryans belong to the Nordic races.

    Which of the statements given above are correct?

    1. 1 and 2

    2. 2 and 3

    3. 1 and 4

    4. 3 and 4

  9. Match List I (Concept) with List II (Proponent) and select the correct answer using the code given below the Lists

    List-I List-II
    1. Determinism

    2. Possibilism

    3. Neo-Deternhinism

    4. Probabi1isrn

    1. O. H. K. Spate

    2. F. Ratzel

    3. Brunhes

    4. G Taylor

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  10. Consider the following statements

    1. The environmental determinism dominated the writings of early Arab geographers.

    2. Vidal tie La Blache supplemented classical geographical determinism With social Darwinism.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    1. 1 only

    2. 2 only

    3. Both 1 and 2

    4. Neither 1 and 2

  11. Which one of the following is the correct sequence in the evolution of geographical ideologies

    1. DeterminismQuantitative RevolutionPossibilism Radicalism

    2. DeterminismPossibilism Quantitative Revolution Radicalism

    3. PossibilismDetermthism Radicalism Quantitative Revolution

    4. RadicalismPossibilism

    DeterminismQuantitative

    Revolution

  12. Match List I (Book) with List II (Author) and select the correct answer using the code given below the Lists

    List-I List-II
    1. Cosmos

    2. Erdkunde

    3. Anthropogeography

    4. Principles de Geographies Humaine

    1. Cad Ritter

    2. Alexander Von Humboldt

    3. Vidal de Ia Blache

    4. Friedrich Ratzel

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  13. The Mangrove vegetation, in India, is most extensively found in

    1. Malabar coast

    2. The Sunderbans

    3. The Rann of Kachchh

    4. Coastal Orissa

  14. Which one of the following regions of India has the highest percentage of its area under forest cover?

    1. Andaman and Nicobar Islands

    2. Arunachal Pradesh

    3. Mizoram

    4. Jammu and Kashmir

  15. Which one of the following states in India has the highest percentage of tank irrigation?

    1. Tamil Nadu

    2. West Bengal

    3. Kerala

    4. Karnataka