Competitive Exams: Geography MCQs (Practice-Test 37 of 118)

  1. Consider the following statements Larger bodies of intrusive rocks called batholiths are

    1. very commonly formed of granites though not invariably.

    2. lens shaped masses of rock occupying the saddles of anticlines or the keels of synclines of mountains.

    3. large dome shaped masses the sides whose plunge steeply to unknown depths.

    Which of the statements given above are correct?

    1. 1, 2 and3

    2. 1 and 2

    3. 2 and 3

    4. 2 and 3

  2. Which one of the following statements is correct? Monocline folds are normally associated with

    1. faulting

    2. distorted beds

    3. inverted beds

    4. inclined beds

  3. Which of the following pairs are correctly matched? Symbol/form Term used

      • N/A
      • Delta
      • N/A
      • Plateau
      • N/A
      • Spring Line
      • N/A
      • Waterfall

    Select the correct answer using the code given below

    1. 1 and 3

    2. 2, 3 and 4

    3. 1 and 4

    4. l, 2, 3 and 4

  4. Which of the following pairs are correctly matched? Multipurpose Project: State

      • Ukai Project
      • Gularat
      • Kukadi Project
      • Maharashtra
      • Salal Project
      • Jammu & Kashmir

    Select the correct answer using the codes g below

    1. 1, 2 and 3

    2. 1 and 2

    3. 2 and 3

    4. 1 and 3

  5. Which one of the following is a land of geysers, hot springs, lava flows and snow fields?

    1. Alaska

    2. Iceland

    3. Ireland

    4. Finland

  6. Tropic of Capricorn passes through which one of the following countries

    1. Botswana

    2. Swaziland

    3. Zimbabwe

    4. Zambia

  7. Amphibious wooden houses, floating on the canals, are found in

    1. Bangkok

    2. Phnon, Penh

    3. Vientiane

    4. Yangoon

  8. Which of the following pairs is not correctly matched?

      • Ribbon Falls
      • California
      • Tugela Falls
      • Natal, South Africa
      • Powers court Falls
      • Ireland
      • Sutherland Falls
      • Norway
  9. In Central Place Theory, k = 7 settlement denotes

    1. Market town

    2. Market-cum-administrative town

    3. Administrative town

    4. Transport town

  10. Consider the following statements

    1. The present Infant Mortality Rate in India is about 80 per 1000 live births.

    2. The Tenth Plan envisages a reduction in Infant Mortality Rate to 45 per 1000 live births.

    3. The Tenth Plan envisages a reduction in decadel growth rate of the population between 20012011 to 10 per cent.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    1. 1 and 2

    2. 2 only

    3. l and 3

    4. l, 2 and 3

  11. Match List I (Proponent) with List II (Criterion for Functional Classification) and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists

    List-I List-II
    1. Harris

    2. Aurousseau

    3. Nelson

    4. McKenzie

    1. Dominant functions

    2. Statistical criterion

    3. Ecological consideration

    4. Multiplicity and specialization of activities

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
  12. Match List I (Process of Urbanization) with List II (Stage of Urbanization) and select the correct answer using the code given below the Lists:

    List-I List-II
    1. Beginning of urban settlement

    2. Town formation

    3. Urban maturity

    1. Megalopolis

    2. Lopolis

    3. Polls

    • A
    • B
    • C
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
  13. The most important agriculture is feature of Mediterranean agriculture is

    1. Rainfed agriculture

    2. Mixed cropping

    3. Viticulture

    4. thy field farming

  14. Match List I (Settlement Pattern) with List II (Region) and select the correct answer using the code given below the Lists

    List-I List-II
    1. Circular or semi circular

    2. Star like

    3. Triangular

    4. Block like

    1. At the confluence of rivers.

    2. In the vicinity of crater lakes or on the levees of oxbow lake

    3. In deserts and semideserts

    4. At the convergence or roads

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
  15. The dominant rural settlement pattern along the coastal region of Kerala is known as

    1. Clustered

    2. Compact

    3. Nucleated

    4. Dispersed