Competitive Exams: Geography MCQs (Practice-Test 73 of 118)

  1. Which one of the following cities of China leads the rest in both rade and population?

    1. Shanghai

    2. Dairen

    3. Tianjin

    4. Canton

  2. The enormous volume of dust swept across the Steppe lands f Asia and deposited in the North-Western part of China is known as

    1. Reg

    2. Loess

    3. Terra Rossa

    4. Kankar

  3. Which one of the following mountain ranges provides the most effective regional division of China?

    1. Nanling

    2. Tienshan

    3. Qulianshan

    4. Tsinglingshan

  4. Western Ghats are

    1. mountains

    2. plateaus

    3. escarpment of the plateaus

    4. hills

  5. The Siwalik Hills have been made out of the debris coming from the

    1. Himalayas

    2. Sutlej Valley

    3. Ganga Valley

    4. Southern Peninsula

  6. Which one of the following physiographic units has been created by both exogamic and androgenic forces?

    1. The Peninsular Plateau

    2. The Thar Desert

    3. The Indo-Gangetic Plain

    4. The Himalayas

  7. Copious rains in the northern coast of Tamil Nadu in October and November are due to

    1. the south-east trade winds

    2. easterly depression and the presence of inter-tropical convergence

    3. westerly depressions

    4. occlusion

  8. The immediate cause for the S. E. Trades to cross the equator and blow as S. W. Monsoon winds over India is the

    1. intense low pressure over Tibet

    2. heated Ganga plain

    3. intense low pressure area of Thar (Rajasthan) desert

    4. high temperature over Chotanagpur plateau

  9. The given map relates to climatic division of India according to

    1. Thornthwaite

    2. Koppen

    3. Stamp

    4. Trewartha

  10. Dark and hard are the characteristic features of

    1. teak

    2. pine

    3. ebony

    4. sal

  11. Soil erosion in India occurs in almost all the littoral states but it is most serious along the coast of

    1. Kerala

    2. Tamil Nadu

    3. Orissa

    4. Karnataka

  12. Which one of the following factors is responsible for excessive soil erosion in Chotanagupr plateau?

    1. Heavy rain throughout the year

    2. Loose sandy soil

    3. Deep ploughing by tractors

    4. Large scale felling of trees

  13. Which of the following measures are effective for soil conservation in India?

    1. Avoiding crop rotation

    2. Afforestation

    3. Encouraging the use of chemical fertilizers

    4. Limiting shifting cultivation

    Select the correct answer from the codes given below:

    1. 1 and 2

    2. 2 and 4

    3. 3 and 4

    4. 1, 2 and 3

  14. The Ban Sagar project, under construction, is on the river

    1. Mahanadi

    2. Indravati

    3. Sone

    4. Tapti

  15. Which of the following natural characteristics are associated with the dry monsoon forests of India

    1. Annual rainfall is below 50 cms

    2. The trees have short roots

    3. Thorny shrubs and grasslands grow between the trees

    4. Mango, mahua, sisam, keekar etc are. The prominent trees.

    Select the correct answer from the codes given below:

    1. 1 and 2

    2. 1, 2 and 3

    3. 2 and 4

    4. 3 and 4