Competitive Exams: Geography MCQs (Practice-Test 56 of 118)

  1. Social forestry aims at

    1. adopting scientific silvicultural practices for healthy growth of plants

    2. motivating villagers in the generation and management of forests

    3. bringing wastelands under massive afforestation programme

    4. adopting measures for the maximum utilisation of forest products

  2. Which of the following statements are correct?

    1. The Peninsular India has not undergone marine submergence since Archaean times.

    2. The Aravalli mountains were one of the oldest geosyn-clines of the world.

    3. Dharwar system is rich in minerals.

    4. The Peninsular block of India is regarded as an earth quake-free zone.

    Select the correct answer using the codes given below4:

    1. 1, 2, 3 and 4

    2. 2 and 4

    3. l and 2

    4. 1, 2 and 3

  3. Which of the following pairs are correctly matched?

      • Granites
      • Batholiths
      • Marble
      • Hogback ridges
      • Quartzite
      • Ridge crests
      • Hard rocks
      • Monadnocks

    Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

    1. 1, 2, 3 and 4

    2. 1, 3 and 4

    3. 2 and 4

    4. 1, 2 and 3

  4. Human Geography is ‘Human Ecology’ This definition was given by

    1. Barrow

    2. Huntington

    3. Ratzel

    4. Vidal de la Blache

  5. Which one of the following factors caused the recent depletion of rain forests in Indonesia?

    1. Growth of forest based industries

    2. Encroachment by urban areas

    3. Forest fires in peat-bogs in marshy areas

    4. Lack of proper management of forests

  6. The climate graph (showing mean monthly distribution of temperature and rainfall) in the figure depicts conditions ob tainting at

    1. Bangalore

    2. Nagpur

    3. Chennai

    4. Jodhpur

  7. During the passage of a tropical cyclone at sea coast, the following atmospheric conditions are observed:

    1. Torrential rainfall with gusty winds.

    2. Barometric fall with dark clouds.

    3. Total calm and clear sides.

    The correct sequence of the occurrence of these conditions is

    1. 2, 1, 3

    2. 1, 2, 3

    3. 3, 2, 1

    4. 2, 3, 1

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

    List-I List-II
    1. Jarawa

    2. Todas

    3. Angami

    4. Saura

    1. Shifting cultivation

    2. Terraced cultivation

    3. Pastroal

    4. Food gathering

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
  9. Non-commercial pastoral nomadism is a way of life in the

    1. velds of South Africa

    2. Steppes of Mangolia

    3. Fairies of Canada

    4. Australian downs

  10. In India, the tropical moist deciduous forests form the In India, the tropical moist deciduous forest form the natural cover in nearly, all the places where the annual rainfall is between

    1. 201 cm and 250 cm

    2. 251 cm and 300 cm

    3. 70 cm and 100 cm

    4. 101 cm and 200 cm

  11. Match List I (Isoclines) with List II (Features) and select

    List-I List-II
    1. Isotrpes

    2. Isopachs

    3. Isopytes

    4. Isohypes

    1. Rainfall

    2. Cloud base

    3. Potential temperature

    4. Cumulonimbus

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
  12. Consider the following statements: According to the Malthusian model

    1. Population tends to increase arithmetically.

    2. Positive and preventive checks prevent excessive growth rate of population.

    3. the basic of preventive checks is moral restraint

    4. Postponement of marriage is to be emphasized.

    Of these statements

    1. 1 and 2 are correct

    2. 1, 2 and 3 are correct

    3. 2, 3 and 4 are correct

    4. 1, 3 and 4 are correct

  13. The shaded regions in the given world map represent

    1. temperate grasslands

    2. temperate deciduous forests

    3. tropical grasslands

    4. mixed deciduous forests

  14. Which one of the following species has the largest areal coverage in India?

    1. Chir

    2. Deodar

    3. Sal

    4. Teak

  15. In the case of saturated air, the column of air tends to be in stable equilibrium when the prevailing lapse rate

    1. is equal to the wet-adiabatic lapse rate

    2. is more than the wet-adiabatic lapse rate

    3. is less than the wet-adiabatic lapse rate

    4. does not vary with the wet-adiabatic lapse rate