Competitive Exams: Geography MCQs (Practice-Test 40 of 118)

  1. Major share of the total production of marine fish is landed along the

    1. Kerala and Maharashtra coast

    2. Maharashtra and Kamataka coast

    3. Kamataka and West Bengal coast

    4. West Bengal and Maharashtra coast

  2. The following table gives changing pattern of forest cover in hectares for the area X from 1990 − 91 to 1994 − 95:

    • Year Reserved Forest Unreserved Forest 1990 − 91 569.26 902.73 1991 − 92 406.26 885.00 1992 − 93 552.95 1124.02 1993 − 94 581.50 1143.95 1994 − 95 562.00 1202.20

    In general, an increase in forest cover when compared to that in the previous year has been notices in the period

    1. 1991 − 92 and 1992 − 93

    2. 1993 − 94 and 1994 − 95

    3. 1991 − 92 and 1994 − 95

    4. 1992 − 93 and 1993 − 94 33.

  3. Which one of the following problems is NOT encountered in Indira Gandhi Canal command area?

    1. Increase in soil salinity

    2. Progressive water logging

    3. Aeolian silting of the canal

    4. Decline of water supply

  4. In the given map, the petrochemical concentration, known as the ‘Golden corridor’ industrial area is located at the place marked

    1. 1

    2. 2

    3. 3

    4. 4

  5. Location of sugar industry in India is shifting from north to south because of

    1. cheap labour

    2. expanding regional market

    3. cheap and abundant supply of power

    4. high yield and high sugar content in sugarcane

  6. Which one of the following statements about KOYALI is correct? It is a/an/the

    1. hydroelectric plant in Uttar Pradesh

    2. historic-cultural tourist centre in Rajasthan

    3. oil refinery located in Gujarat

    4. site of steel plant under construction in MP

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

    List-I List-II
    1. Agricultural machinery

    2. Cement

    3. Paper

    4. Heavy electricals

    1. Saharanpur, Dalmianagar

    2. Hardwar, Bhopal

    3. Ernakulam, Faridabad

    4. Dwarka, Chaibasa

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

    1. Textiles

    2. Agricultural and allied products

    3. Chemical and related products

    4. Gem and jewellery

    The correct sequence in descending order of these items in terms of value of exports from India as per 1997 − 98 figures is

    1. 1, 4, 3, 2

    2. 1, 4, 2, 3

    3. 4, 1, 2, 3

    4. 4, 1, 3, 2

  9. The Palghat Gap serves inland communications from

    1. Madurai to Tiruvananthapuram

    2. Chennai to Kochi

    3. Pune to Mumbai

    4. Bangalore to Mangalore

  10. Which one of the following ports in Gujarat is famous for ship breaking and ship repairing?

    1. Porbandar

    2. Patan

    3. Pipavav

    4. Mandvi

  11. The correct sequence in descending order of the given States in terms of density of population (1991 Census) is

    1. Punjab, Orissa, Gujarat, Assam

    2. Assam, Gujarat, Punjab, Orissa

    3. Assam, Orissa, Gujarat, Punjab

    4. Punjab, Assam, Gujarat, Orissa

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

    List-I List-II
    1. Jammu & Kashmir

    2. Kerala

    3. Maharashtra

    4. Uttar Pradesh

    1. Highest in population size

    2. Highest rate of population growth

    3. Highest ratio of females/males

    4. High proportion of urban population

    5. Largest proportion of rural population

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 5
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 5
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
  13. Which one of the following States had the lowest level of urbanization as per 1991 Census?

    1. Himachal Pradesh

    2. Manipur

    3. Goa

    4. Haryana

  14. Consider the following pairs of places and types of natural hazard faced by them:

      • Latur
      • Riverine flooding
      • Nashri
      • Landslide
      • Kandla
      • Cyclonic storm

    Which of the above pairs are correctly matched?

    1. 1 and 2

    2. 2 and 3

    3. 1 and 3

    4. 1, 2 and 3

  15. Consider the following statements: Majuli. The largest river island in the world is environmentally degraded due to

    1. floods

    2. erosion

    3. Increasing population pressure

    4. Development of transport activities

    Which of the above statements are correct?

    1. 1 and 4

    2. 1 and 3

    3. 1, 2 and 3

    4. 2, 3 and 4