Competitive Exams: Geography MCQs (Practice-Test 42 of 118)

    • Assertion (A): The moist adiabatic lapse rate is lower than the dry adiabatic lapse rate.
    • Reason (R): When condensation begins, the latent heat of condensation is released in the parcel of air.
    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): Baltic Sea remains open for international trade throughout the year.
    • Reason (R): Baltic Sea lies in the warm temperate zone.
    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): The Darwinian theory of natural selection sometimes referred to as the survival of the fittest explains the origin of any species as a normal process of descent from parent forms.
    • Reason (R): The contemporary distribution pattern of many organisms is often the result of natural migration or dispersal from original centre (s) of development.
    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): The pH of acid rain lies between 9 and 12.
    • Reason (R): Acid rain occurs due to heavy air pollution.
    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): According to determinists, people living in similar environments manifest similar social, economic and/or historical development.
    • Reason (R): Every aspect of man's life mirrors the influence of the physical environment of his habitat.
    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): In areas of intensive subsistence agriculture, animal husbandry is a meager sideline of crop farming.
    • Reason (R): Throughout the region, the farmer is handicapped in raising cattle due to lack of scientific methods of breeding.
    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): New England region in the USA continues to be an important area for cotton textiles.
    • Reason (R): Market and geographical inertia are the main reasons for cotton textiles here.
    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): In Western Europe, rainfall decreases from the coastal areas towards the interior.
    • Reason (R): Most of Western Europe lies in the westernizes belt.
    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): Most of the population in Australia lives in urban centers.
    • Reason (R): Nearly two-thirds of Australia receives less than 50 cm of rain making it difficult to pursue agriculture as a major occupation.
    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): Hwang Ho shifts its course often.
    • Reason (R): Much of the area over which Hwang Ho flows is Loess land.
    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

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

    List-I (Scholars) List-II (Hypotheses Regarding Origin of the Earth)
    1. Jeans and Jeffreys

    2. Chamberiin and Moulton

    3. Kant and Laplace

    4. Hoyle and Littleton

    1. Nebular Hypothesis

    2. Tidal Hypothesis

    3. Supernova Hypothesis

    4. Collision Hypothesis

    5. Planetesimal hypothesis

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
      • 2
      • 5
      • 1
      • 3
      • 5
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
      • 5
      • 1
  2. The correct sequence (from the oldest to the youngest) of different periods of Tertiary epoch is

    1. Pliocene, Miocene, Eocene, Oligocene

    2. Eocene, Oligocene, Pliocene, Miocene

    3. Pliocene, Eocene, Miocene, Oligocene

    4. Eocene, Oligocene, Miocene, Pliocene

  3. Mono-discontinuity is found between the

    1. crust and mantle

    2. upper mantle and lower mantle

    3. mantle and core

    4. inner core and outer core

  4. The development of synclinal ridges and anticlinal valleys in a folded region is named as

    1. parallel belt of valleys and ridges

    2. abrasion platform

    3. topography of inversion of relief

    4. ridge and valley landscape

  5. The following features produced by volcanic activities are shown in the diagram:

    1. Batholith

    2. Dyke

    3. Crater

    4. Sill

    Match the names of the feature with the labels A, B, C and D in the diagram and select the correct answer:

    A B C D

    1. 4 2 3 1

    2. 1 2 3 4

    3. 1 3 2 4

    4. 4 2 1 3