Admission Tests: Geography MCQs (Practice Test 71 of 118)

  1. Griffith Taylor applied heconcep of Zones and Strata for the

    1. evolution of the races of mankind

    2. evolution of cities and towns

    3. spread of civilization

    4. diffusion of settled agriculture

  2. In which one of the following groups of countries are the Nordics found?

    1. Spain, France, Romania and Turkey

    2. Sweden, Norway, England and Germany

    3. Sweden, Norway, Germany and Italy

    4. Romania, Turkey, France and Portugal

  3. The indigenous people living in Fiji, Papua and New Guinea belong to

    1. Mongolian group

    2. Micronesian group

    3. Polynesian group

    4. Melanesian group

  4. The ‘Hottentots’ are the

    1. Pigmies of Congo (Zaire basin)

    2. Negritoes of Shri Lanka having brown colour

    3. Yellow skinned people of South-West Africa

    4. Negritoes of Eastern Africa

  5. The four major cultural realms according to Jan Brock comprise

    1. Anglo-American, Main Islamic, India and E. Asian

    2. Occidental, Main Islamic, India and E. Asian

    3. Latin American, Australian, New Zealand, Main Islamic and E. Asian

    4. Anglo-American, Mediterranean

    European, East Asian and Main

    Islamic

  6. Which one of the following features does NOT apply to the polar culture realms?

    1. Mostly the people depend on animals

    2. Hunting and herding are the main ways of obtaining livelihood

    3. The Eskino are hunters of the land animals

    4. Mostly the people are Mongoloid

  7. Intensive subsistence farming is characteristic of areas of

    1. high density of population and high technology

    2. low density of population and high technology

    3. low density of population and low technology

    4. high density of population and low technology

  8. The ancient ‘home region’ of sugar beet was the land between

    1. Mediterranean Sea and Caspian Sea

    2. Baltic Sea and North Sea

    3. Caspian Sea and Aral Sea

    4. Mediterranean Sea and Adriatic Sea

  9. Which one of the following is generally considered to be the most important reason for the decline of the Indus Valley civilization?

    1. Repeated droughts

    2. Epidemics

    3. Frequent floods

    4. Internal feuds

  10. Consider the following factors

    1. Convergence of cool and warm ocean currents

    2. Shallow depth of ocean waters

    3. Nearness of fishing ports

    4. Abundance of drifting planktons

    Those responsible for the location of the great fishing ground would include

    1. 1 alone

    2. 1 and 2

    3. 2, 3 and 4

    4. 1, 2 and 4

  11. The coniferous forests have been exploited to a considerable extent because of the

    1. presence of extensive solid stands of one or two species of timber trees

    2. presence of a vast network of perennial streams

    3. existence of large markets in close proximity

    4. availability of cheap labour

  12. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the cedes given below lists:

    List-I (Material producer) List-II (World's largest)
    1. Tin

    2. Silver

    3. Mica

    4. Copper

    1. Mexico

    2. USA

    3. Malaysia

    4. India

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
  13. Iron is obtained mostly from

    1. hematite ores

    2. magnetite ores

    3. siderite ores

    4. iron pyrites

  14. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists:

    List-I (Project) List-II (Rivers)
    1. The Hoover Dam

    2. Keokuk

    3. Grand Coulee

    4. Kachovka

    1. Columbia

    2. Colorado

    3. Mississippi

    4. Dnieper

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
  15. Which one of the following pairs is correctly matched?

      • Automobile industry
      • Los Angeles
      • Shipbuilding
      • Lusaka
      • Aircraft industry
      • Seattle
      • Iron and Steel industry
      • Florence
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