Competitive Exams: Geography MCQs (Practice-Test 59 of 118)

  1. Which of the following statements are correct?

    1. Lignite and low grade bituminous coal were formed during the Quaternary period.

    2. Dolomite is used as refractory material and flux in iron and steel industry.

    3. Chhotanagpur plateau is the most extensive, rich and diversified mineral belt.

    Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

    1. 1, 2 and 3

    2. 1 and 2

    3. 2 and 3

    4. 1 and 3

  2. Which one of the following models is concerned with the principle that a central city would generally be surrounded by concentric zones?

    1. Agricultural regions

    2. Agricultural location

    3. Concentric zones

    4. Isolated State

  3. The shaded area in the given map represents the distribution of

    1. wheat and sugarcane

    2. wheat and tobacco

    3. maize a id tobacco

    4. maize an sugarcane

  4. Which one of the following agricultural patterns is NOT practiced in Western Europe?

    1. Dairy farming

    2. Mixed farming

    3. Market gardening

    4. Intensive subsistence farming

  5. Talcher and Ennore ate noted fur

    1. atomic power plants

    2. hydel power plants

    3. geo-thermal power plants

    4. thermal power plants

  6. Which of the following pairs are correctly matched?

      • Nomadic herding
      • Afro-Asian arid lands
      • Livestock ranching
      • Amazon basin
      • Mixed farming
      • Eastern USA

    Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

    1. 1, 2 and 3

    2. 1 and 3

    3. 1 and 2

    4. 2 and 3

  7. Which one of the following pairs of rivers has caused maximum flood havoc in China in 1998?

    1. Yangtze Kiang and Peh Kiang

    2. Hwang Ho and Si Kiang

    3. Si Kiang and Yangtze Kiang

    4. Yangtze Kiang and Hwang Ho

  8. Who among the following has divided the world into major agricultural regions?

    1. Stamp

    2. Whittlesey

    3. Baker

    4. Weaver

  9. Which of the following pairs of thermal power stations and their locations are correctly matched?

      • Satpura
      • Maharashtra
      • Neyvelli
      • Tamil Nadu
      • Kottagudem
      • Andhra Pradesh
      • Kota
      • Rajasthan

    Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

    1. 2, 3 and 4

    2. 1 and 4

    3. 1, 2 and 3

    4. 1, 2, 3 and 4

  10. A map with a scale of 1 cm to 30 km is enlarged nine times in size. The R. F of the new map will be

    1. 1: 1, 000.000

    2. 1: 9, 000.000

    3. 1: 100.000

    4. 1: 10, 000, 000

  11. In China, cotton is grown mostly in the

    1. North-east

    2. South-east

    3. North-west

    4. South-central region

  12. Which one of the following pairs is correctly matched?

      • Taiga
      • Rosewood
      • Tropical deciduous
      • Maple
      • Mediterranean
      • Olive
      • Selua
      • Mahogamy
  13. Which one of the following regions of India has the potentiality of harnessing tidal power?

    1. Gulf of Khambhat

    2. Gulf of Mannar

    3. Palk Strait

    4. Kerala Coast

  14. Two places situated on the same isogonic line in a world map will have the same

    1. ground pollution

    2. clound cover

    3. seismic activity

    4. magnetic declination

  15. In the given map, Ashkabad, Bishkek, Dushanbe and Tashkent, capitals of some of the Central Asian Republics, have been labelled respectively as

    1. 4, 1, 2 and 3

    2. 1, 4, 2 and 3

    3. 4, 1, 3 and 2

    4. 1, 4, 3 and 2