Competitive Exams: Geography MCQs (Practice-Test 38 of 118)

  1. Match the rivers labelled as A, B, C and D in the given map with the following names:

    1. Rhone

    2. Loire

    3. Seine

    4. Elbe

    Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

    1. 3 4 2 1

    2. 2 3 4 1

    3. 4 1 2 3

    4. 4 1 2 3

  2. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer:

    List-I List-II
    1. Ivanovo

    2. Magnitogorsk

    3. Moscow

    4. St. Petersburg

    1. Cotton textile industry

    2. Engineering industry

    3. Iron and steel industry

    4. Ship-building industry

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
  3. Consider the following statements regarding Japan:

    1. Japan's long latitudinal sweep combined with its insularity, give it a beneficial climate

    2. Japan has no real dry season

    3. West coast of Japan is warmer than the east coast

    4. Hokkaido has a greater agricultural potential

    5. Which of the above statements are correct?

      1. 1, 3 and 4

      2. 1, 2 and 4

      3. 1 and 2

      4. 1 and 3

  4. The correct sequence (in descending order) of exports of the given commodities from Southeast Asia region is

    1. palm oil, sugar, rubber, copra

    2. rubber, palm oil, sugar, copra

    3. rubber, copra, palm oil, sugar

    4. palm oil, rubber, copra, sugar

  5. Consider the following statements regarding Southern

    1. Almost all goods that enter and leave Zimbabwe and Botswana pass through South Africa

    2. Zimbabwe's land-locked position is a hindrance to its development

    3. South Africa is the leading producer of platinum in the world

    4. Diamond and coal are the major minerals of Botswana

    Which of the above statements are correct?

    1. 1, 2, 3 and 4

    2. 1 and 2

    3. 1, 3 and 4

    4. 3 and 4

  6. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer:

    List-I (Country) List-II (Higher Rank in)
    1. Iran

    2. Israel

    3. Kuwait

    4. Lebanon

    1. Adult literacy

    2. Density of population

    3. Agricultural population

    4. Population size

    5. Urban population

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 5
      • 3
      • 4
      • 5
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 5
      • 2
  7. In the given map showing the three major natural vegetations of Brazil, the areas labelled as

    1. 1 and 2 are equatorial rain forest and monsoonal forest respectively

    2. 2 and 3 are equatorial rain forest and monsoonal forest respectively

    3. 3 is monsoonal forest and 2 is tropical grassland

    4. 2 and 1 are tropical grassland and monsoonal forest respectively

  8. Which one of the following pairs of lands is separated from each other by the Ten Degree Channel?

    1. Andaman and Nicobar

    2. Nicobar and Sumatra

    3. Maldives and Lakshadweep

    4. Sumatra and Java 9.

  9. The given outline map of the world was prepared by

    1. Hecataeus

    2. Herodotus

    3. Ptolemy

    4. Srrabo

  10. Consider the following statements:

    1. The Romans'main contribution was in the field of historical and mathematical geography

    2. The concept of Terra-Incognita was propounded by Eratosthenes

    3. The book Outline of Geography was written by Ptolemy

    4. Ptolemy used astronomical principles to prepare the world map

    Which of the above statements are correct?

    1. 1, 2 and 3

    2. 1, 3 and 4

    3. 2, 3 and 4

    4. 1, 2 and 4

  11. According to ancient Indian geographers, 1, 2, 3 and 4 marked on the modem map, show respectively

    1. Kraunca, Kusa, Salmali and Plaska Dwipas

    2. Plaska, Kusa, Kraunca and Salmali Dwipas

    3. Plaska, Kusa, Salmali and Kraunca Dwipas

    4. Salmali, Plaska, Kusa and Kraunca

    Dwipas

  12. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer:

    List-I (Philosophical Approach) List-II (Scholars)
    1. Behaviouralism

    2. Humanism

    3. Quantitative Revolution

    4. Radicalism

    1. R J Peel

    2. I Burton

    3. W Kirk

    4. Y E Tuan

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
  13. The book The Geography of Puranas was written by

    1. R N Dubey

    2. S M Ali

    3. T Rizvi

    4. S P Chatterjee

  14. Consider the following statements:

    1. Al-Masudi translated Ratanjali's book into Arabic

    2. Ibn-Batuta was appointed as the ambassador of the Sultanate of Delhi to China

    3. Baitul-Hikma (Academy of Science) at Baghdad was founded by Caliph Al-Mamoon

    4. The Arabs borrowed the ‘Geocentric concept’ from the Greeks

    Which of the above statements are correct?

    1. 1 and 2

    2. 1 and 3

    3. 2 and 4

    4. 1, 2, 3 and 4

  15. The statement, ‘History differs from geography in the consideration of time and space. The former is the report of phenomena that follow one another and has reference to time. The later is the report of phenomena besides each other in space’ is attributed to

    1. Alexander von Humboldt

    2. Carl Ritter

    3. Immanuel Kant

    4. Bemhard Varen (Varenius)