Competitive Exams: Geography MCQs (Practice-Test 61 of 118)

  1. The region with grasslands, extensive rolling plains, dull uniformity and monotony of scene, no trees, extreme cold and dryness in winter, can be described as having

    1. Steppe type of climate

    2. Tundra type of climate

    3. China type of climate

    4. Warm Temperate Eastern Margin type of climate

  2. Approximately one-half of the world population lives in

    1. East Asia and Europe

    2. Europe and Eastern-north America

    3. South and South-east Asia

    4. East and South Asia

  3. The correct sequence in the descending order with respect to present total population of the given countries is

    1. Columbia, Brazil, USA, Mexico

    2. Mexico, USA, Columbia, Brazil

    3. USA, Brazil, Mexico, Columbia

    4. Brazil, USA, Mexico, Ccolumbia

  4. The following Gulf countries have Indian Communities:

    1. Saudi Arabia

    2. Oman

    3. Kuwait

    4. Iraq

    The correct sequence in DESCENDING order of the size of Indian community, as per 1990 figures, will be

    1. Saudi Arabia, Oman, Kuwait, Iraq

    2. Oman, Kuwait, Iraq, Squdi Arabia

    3. Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Oman

    4. Kuwait, Iraq, Oman, Saudi Arabia

  5. South-West Asia is inhabited chiefly by

    1. Caucasians

    2. Mongoloids

    3. Negroes

    4. Red Indians

  6. Consider the following statements: Caucasoid race is associated with

    1. long, wavy sot hair

    2. narrow to medium broad face

    3. very broad, flat broad to very broad nose

    Of these statements

    1. 1, 2 and 3 are correct

    2. 1, and 2 are correct

    3. 2 and 3 are correct

    4. 1 and 3 are correct

  7. The International migrations, of population in Eurasia in the late forties after the Second World War were caused by

    1. natural calamities such as floods and famines

    2. favourable immigration laws

    3. religious fanaticism

    4. stabilized international situation

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

    List-I (Climate) List-II (House Type)
    1. Arctic

    2. Humid Temperature

    3. Steppes

    4. Tropical Rainforest

    1. Brick and stone house

    2. House on hill slope

    3. Hut on tree

    4. Igloo

    5. Mud house

    • A
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    • D
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  9. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer:

    List-I (Languages) List-II (Country)
    1. Flemish

    2. Basque

    3. Ainu

    4. Swahili

    1. North Japan

    2. Kanya

    3. North Eastern Spain

    4. Belgium

    • A
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  10. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer:

    List-I (Scholars) List-II (Theories)
    1. Weber

    2. Von Thunen

    3. Christaller

    4. Malthus

    1. Population Theory

    2. Theory of industrial location

    3. Agricultural location

    4. Central Place Theory

    • A
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  11. The Japanese are fish and rice eaters as they

    1. are Asians

    2. are Buddhists

    3. cultivate rice and catch fish

    4. import fish and rice

  12. The largest religious system in the world in both geographic extent and number of adherents is

    1. Christianity

    2. Islam

    3. Buddhism

    4. Hinduism

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

    List-I (Growing Condition) List-II (Name of crops)
    1. 20 − 26 above 150

    2. 10 − 20 50 − 70

    3. 25 75 − 100

    4. 21 − 27 100 − 150

    1. Cotton

    2. Rice

    3. Rubber

    4. Sugarcane

    5. Wheat

    • A
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  14. The correct DESCENDING order of the given continents in terms of per capita availability of cultivable land is

    1. Africa, Asia, South America, Australia

    2. Australia, Africa, South America, Asia

    3. Asia, Australia, Africa, South America

    4. South America, Asia, Australia, Africa

  15. World's leading producer of tobacco is

    1. China

    2. USA

    3. India

    4. Russia