Competitive Exams: Geography MCQs (Practice-Test 64 of 118)

  1. Which one of the following theories postulates that orogenic-belts have roots?

    1. Kober's Mountain-building theory

    2. Pratt's theory of Isostasy

    3. Holmes Convectional current theory

    4. Airy's theroy of Isostasy

  2. Clear nights are cooler than cloudy nights because of

    1. condensation

    2. radiation

    3. insolation

    4. conduction

  3. Which among the following represents the correct sequence in increasing height, of different types of cloud formation?

    1. Cirrus, cumulonimbus, stratus, cumulus

    2. Stratus, cumulus, cirrus cumulonimbus

    3. Cumulonimbus, cumulus, stratus, cirrus

    4. Cirrus, cumulus, cumulonimbus, stratus

  4. Which one of the following is the characteristic feature of kars topography?

    1. Coves

    2. Caves

    3. Caverns

    4. Cavities

  5. The ‘Moho’ is a density discontinuity in the

    1. earth's crust

    2. upper atmosphere

    3. lower atmosphere

    4. greater depths of the oceans

  6. Which one of the following ocean currents is associated with the ‘El Nino’ phenomenon?

    1. Humboldt

    2. Benguela

    3. Canaries

    4. Kumshio

  7. Drift of material along a shore from opposite directions results in the building of a pointed depositional feature known as

    1. offshore bar

    2. offshore horn

    3. cuspate bar

    4. tombolo

  8. The plain formed due to coalescence of series of alluvial fans in the piedmont zone is known as

    1. Pediment

    2. Bajada

    3. Pediplain

    4. Hamada

  9. By what name are the numerous depressions found in a limestone region called?

    1. Caverns

    2. Pot-holes

    3. Plunge-pools

    4. Sink-holes

  10. Spatial interaction is reflected in the flow of

    1. People

    2. goods

    3. information

    Select the correct answer from the codes given below:

    1. 1, 2 and 3

    2. 1 and 2

    3. 1 and 3

    4. 2 and 3

  11. Which of the following were the main reasons for the great migrations from Europe of America?

    1. Over population in Europe

    2. Economic prospects in Europe

    3. Climatic similarity between Europe and America

    4. Adventurous spirit and navigational skills of Europeans

    Select the correct answer form the codes given below

    1. 1 and 2

    2. 2 and 3

    3. 3 and 4

    4. 1 and 4

  12. Which one of the following tribes practices pastoral nomadism?

    1. Eskimo

    2. Boro

    3. Pygmy

    4. Masai

  13. Which of the following countries is not a member of the SAARC?

    1. Afghanistan

    2. Bhutan

    3. Nepal

    4. Sir Lanka

  14. Which of the following makes the temperate forests easier of exploit than the Tropical Rain forests?

    1. Proximity of market

    2. Softer wood

    3. Taller trees

    4. Greater homogeneity

    Select the correct answer form the codes given below

    1. 1 and 3

    2. 2 and 4

    3. 2 and 3

    4. 3 and 4

  15. Pittsburg, as a centre of the iron and steel industry has a great disadvantage in respect of

    1. availability of cooking coal

    2. supply of iron ore

    3. transportation

    4. market