Competitive Exams: Geography MCQs (Practice-Test 47 of 118)

  1. Pelagic deposits consist of:

    1. Terrigenous materials

    2. Cosmic materials

    3. Inorganic materials

    4. Organic ooze materials

  2. Consider the following statements:

    1. Chaparral biomes develop under conditions of high moisture with less pronounced differences in the temperature between summer and winter.

    2. Moist temperate coniferous forest biomes occur along the west coast of

    North America from central California to Alaska.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    1. 1 only

    2. 2 only

    3. Both 1 and 2

    4. Neither 1 nor 2

  3. Consider the following statements:

    1. The decrease of temperature with increasing latitude is more pronounced in North Atlantic Ocean than the South Atlantic Ocean.

    2. The vertical distribution of temperature in enclosed seas of higher latitudes registers inversion of temperature.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    1. 1 only

    2. 2 only

    3. Both 1 and 2

    4. Neither 1 nor 2

  4. Consider the following statements:

    1. Montreal Protocol in the year 1987 called for the complete cut in the use of Chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) by the year 2000.

    2. India was a signatory to the Montreal

    Protocol in the year 1987.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    1. 1 only

    2. 2 only

    3. Both 1 and 2

    4. Neither 1 nor 2

  5. Consider the following statements:

    1. The boundary of a National Park is circumscribed by legislation whereas that of a Biosphere Reserve is not circumscribed by legislation.

    2. In a National Park, particular attention is paid to the conservation of gene pools whereas it is not so in a Wildlife

    Sanctuary.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    1. 1 only

    2. 2 only

    3. Both 1 and 2

    4. Neither 1 nor 2

  6. With reference to Koppen's classification of climatic types, consider the following statements:

    1. The minor/sub type indicated through small letter f means rains all the year round.

    2. The minor/sub type indicated through small letter's means dry summer.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    1. 1 only

    2. 2 only

    3. Both 1 and 2

    4. Neither 1 nor 2

  7. Consider the following statements:

    1. Florida current passes through the Yucatan channel before entering Gulf of Mexico.

    2. Florida current possesses the characteristics of the equatorial water mass.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    1. 1 only

    2. 2 only

    3. Both 1 and 2

    4. Neither 1 nor 2

  8. Collision-coalescence process of precipitation is applicable to:

    1. Orrus

    2. Clouds that extend beyond freezing level

    3. Clouds that do not extend beyond freezing level

    4. All types of clouds

  9. What is a seismic zone extending at an angle of about 45 from the base of an ocean trench, down through lithosphere to the asthenosphere known as?

    1. Appleton layer

    2. Benioff zone

    3. Conard discontinuity

    4. Convergence zone

  10. Which one of the following primitive people use ‘Krall’ for their shelter?

    1. Pygmy

    2. Papuan

    3. Bedouins

    4. Masai

  11. Consider the following tribes:

    1. Masai

    2. Kirghiz

    3. Boro

    Which of the above are nomadic herders?

    1. 1 and 2, only

    2. 2 and 3, only

    3. 1 and 3, only

    4. 1, 2 and 3

  12. Which one of the following ethnic groups does not belong to Mongoloids?

    1. The Yakuts

    2. The Samoyeds

    3. The Red Indians of North America

    4. The Bantus

  13. Regarding the Zone Strata Theory of Taylor, which one of the following statements is not correct?

    1. Central Asia has been the cradle land of human races

    2. Oldest human races are farthest away from the cradle land

    3. Recent human races are nearest to the cradle land

    4. Caucasords are the latest human races

  14. Consider the following statements:

    1. Khasi society is patrilinear.

    2. Pastoralism is the main occupation of the Tharus.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    1. 1 only

    2. 2 only

    3. Both 1 and 2

    4. Neither 1 nor 2

  15. In the given map, which one of the following types of soil is indicated by the marked area?

    1. Black soil

    2. Grey and Brown soil

    3. Laterite soil

    4. Red and Yellow soil