Competitive Exams: Geography MCQs (Practice-Test 50 of 118)

  1. Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched?

      • Bandung
      • Jawa Island
      • Bangkok
      • Mekong River
      • Denpasa
      • Bali Island
      • Mandalay
      • Irrawady River
  2. Among the following Asian countries, whose share in the world exports is the highest?

    1. India

    2. Malaysia

    3. Singapore

    4. Thailand

  3. Consider the following statements:

    1. China spans five time zones but runs on a single national time using the standard meridian of Beijing.

    2. Russia uses eight standard time zones.

    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. Where are Mulberry trees grown mainly for silk production in China?

    1. Hwang Ho basin

    2. Si Kiang valley

    3. Manchurian plain

    4. Yangtze delta

  5. Consider the following statements:

    1. Most of the coal reserves in China occur in the southern parts bordering Vietnam, Laos and Myanmar.

    2. The largest share of coal in United

    States of America is mined in the western half of the country.

    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. Consider the following

    1. Andes mountains

    2. New Zealand

    3. Philippines

    4. Taiwan

    Which of the above is/are part (s) of the

    Ring of fire?

    1. 1 only

    2. 1 and 2, only

    3. 2, 3 and 4, only

    4. 1, 2, 3 and 4

  7. As per the World Development Indicators of World Bank, in which one among the following South Asian countries is the average annual growth rate of population during 2005 − 2015 expected to be highest?

    1. Bangladesh

    2. India

    3. Nepal

    4. Pakistan

  8. When does escarpment develop?

    1. When a block steps down along a fault plane

    2. When a block moves down vertically along a fault plane

    3. When a block moves horizontally along a fault plane

    4. When a block moves upward along a fault plane

  9. Which one of the following terms best defines South Asia as a region?

    1. Physiographic

    2. Economic

    3. Geographic

    4. Political

  10. Among the following States of India, which one has the largest forested area?

    1. Andhra Pradesh

    2. Assam

    3. Gujarat

    4. Tamil Nadu

  11. Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched? Types of waterfallNames of waterfalls

      • Caprock fall
      • Gersoppa falls
      • Scarp fall
      • Dasam falls
      • Knickpoint fall
      • Dhunwadhar falls
      • Hanging Valley fall
      • Johan falls
  12. Which one of the following statements is not correct?

    1. Vindhyan system mostly consists of sandstones, limestones and shale.

    2. Gneisses and schist of archaeans are the oldest rocks in India.

    3. Rocks of Gondwana system are of fluvial or lacustrine origin.

    4. Deccan trap formations were due to volcanic eruption during Oligocene.

  13. Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched? Hydel Power Plant State

      • Kundah
      • Karnataka
      • Rihand
      • Uttar Pradesh
      • Sileru
      • Andhra Pradesh
      • Rangeet
      • Sikkim
  14. Consider the following statements:

    1. The light sandy red and yellow soils in Balaghat, Durg and Raipur districts are of alluvial origin.

    2. In Tamil Nadu, the red soils occupy over two-thirds of its total area.

    3. The red soils of Burdwan, Birbhum and Bankura are derived and transported from Chotanagpur plateau.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    1. 1 and 2, only

    2. 2 only

    3. 1 and 3, only

    4. 1, 2 and 3

  15. The National River Conservation Directorate functions under which Union Ministry?

    1. Agriculture Ministry

    2. Environment and Forests Ministry

    3. Science and Technology Ministry

    4. Water Resources Ministry