Competitive Exams: Geography MCQs (Practice-Test 41 of 118)

  1. Consider the following pairs of projects are related environmental problem:

      • River valley project
      • Water body induced seismicity
      • Mining Project
      • Ground water and surface water pollution
      • Thermal power project
      • Degradation of land

    Which of the above pairs is/are correctly matched?

    1. 1, 2 and 3

    2. 2 and 3

    3. 1 and 2

    4. 1 alone

  2. The endangered Ridley turtles have the world's largest aggregation at

    1. Gahirmatha

    2. Sagarmatha

    3. Lakshadweep islands

    4. Andaman and Nicobar group of islands

  3. ‘Rally for Valley’ programme in India was organized to highlight the problem of

    1. environmental degradation

    2. biodiversity

    3. resettlement of displaced people

    4. loss of agricultural land

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

    List-I (Wildlife Sanctuaries) List-II (States)
    1. Namdapha

    2. Periyar

    3. Bandipur

    4. Lamjao

    1. Kamataka

    2. Arunachal Pradesh

    3. Manipur

    4. Kerala

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
  5. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer:

    List-I List-II
    1. Polar Gnomonic Zenithal Projection

    2. Polyconic Projection

    3. Simple Conical Projection with one Standard Parallel

    4. Mercator's Projection

    1. Parallels are acres of non concentric circles

    2. Distance between parallels increase towards poles, greatly

    3. Distance between parallels increases towards equator

    4. The pole is represented by an are arc of a circle

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
  6. A line diagram of a vertical air photograph is shown in the figure: The scale of this photography is

    1. 1: 1, 000

    2. 1: 10, 000

    3. 1: 100, 000

    4. 1: 1, 000, 00

  7. Spatial data is stored in the computer by using:

    1. digitizer and scanner

    2. plotter, digitizer and keyboard

    3. keyboard and plotter

    4. scanner, digitizer and keyboard

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

    List-I (Index No. Of Indian Toposheets) List-II
    1. Index number 65

    2. Index number 64 M

    3. Index number 64 M/NE

    4. Index number 64 M/10

    1. N/A

    2. N/A

    3. N/A

    4. N/A

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
  9. The scale of the one-inch Indian top sheet covered into metric system is now system is now given as

    1. 1: 5000

    2. 1: 25000

    3. 1: 5000

    4. 1: 250000

  10. The three profiles shown in diagram X, Y and Z represent respectively

    1. projected, composite and superimposed profiles

    2. superimposed, projected and composite profiles

    3. composite, superimposed and projected profiles

    4. superimposed, composite and projected profiles

  11. Match List I (Diagrams) with List II (Uses) and select the correct answer:

    List-I List-II
    1. Hypsometic curve

    2. Hythergraphy

    3. Isochrones

    4. Pyramids

    1. Population age-sex ratio diagram

    2. Spatial travel time diagram

    3. Elevation/depth area ratio diagram

    4. Climatic diagram

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
  12. A comparison of Polar zenithal projections drawn on same scale is shown in the figure. Here X and Y are respectively

    1. gnomonic and orthographic projections

    2. orthographic and gnomonic projections

    3. gnomonic and zenithal stereographic projections

    4. orthographic and zenithal stereographic projections

    • Assertion (A): The most important single agent of physical weathering is the freeze/thaw action of water in open spaces in rock.
    • Reason (R): Repetition is the key to understanding the force of frost shattering.
    1. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are true but R is NOT the correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

    • Assertion (A): Fjords are the features produced by glacial erosion.
    • Reason (R): Glaciers descending from coastal mountains may reach the sea and continue their erosion on the seafloor.
    1. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are true but R is NOT the correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

    • Assertion (A): Hot deserts in the trade wind belts occur invariably on the western side of the continents.
    • Reason (R): In the tropical belt where the trade winds blow, there are practically no highlands on the western side to obstruct the moisture-laden winds for causing rainfall.
    1. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are true but R is NOT the correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true