Competitive Exams: Geography MCQs (Practice-Test 74 of 118)

  1. Consider the following statements about Indian forestry:

    1. About 40% of the Indian forests are in the inaccessible mountainous regions which impede the speedy transfer of felled trees.

    2. Although according to India's forest policy, a high proportion of the land area shall be covered by forest except in some States, the percentage of forest cover is precariously low.

    3. Exploitation of forests is less time consuming and less costly, as almost in every forest a single type of tree dominates.

    4. The annual productivity of the forests is 3, 5 cubic metres per hectare

      1. 1 and 2 are correct

      2. 1, 2 and 3 are correct

      3. 3 and 4 are correct

      4. 1, 2, 3 and 4 are correct

  2. The highest yield of rice per hectare in India is in

    1. West Bengal

    2. Tamil Nadu

    3. Punjab

    4. Haryana

  3. The extent of increase in the cumulative irrigation potential in India during 1951 − 81 is

    1. 1.5 times

    2. 2.5 times

    3. 3.0 times

    4. 3.5 times

  4. The substantial increase in agricultural production in recent years in India has been largely due to

    1. uncultivated land shaving been brought under the plough on a large scale

    2. large scale employment of agricultural labour

    3. increased use of high yielding varieties of seeds and of fertilizers

    4. better transport facilities

  5. Consider the following Andhra Pradesh is one of the leading producers of rice because

    1. it has fertile alluvial soil in the coastal plain.

    2. it receives about 125 cm of rainfall per annum in the coastal tract.

    3. it has a lot of tank irrigation in the coastal plain

      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

  6. Contribution of forestry to national income is around

    1. 2.0 percent

    2. 3.0 percent

    3. 1.0 percent

    4. 4.0 percent

  7. Consider the following States:

    1. Jammu and Kashmir

    2. Uttar Pradesh

    3. Meghalaya

    4. Arunachal Pradesh

    The correct sequence of the descending order in terms of the area of coverage of coniferous forests in these States is

    1. 1, 4, 2, 3

    2. 1, 3, 2 4

    3. 2, 3, 4, 1

    4. 1, 2, 4, 3

  8. The following States are involved in the export offish and fish products:

    1. Kerala

    2. Maharashtra

    3. Karnataka

    4. Andhra Pradesh

    The correct sequence of the descending order in terms of the export offish and fish products from these State is

    1. 1, 2, 3, 4

    2. 1, 4, 2, 3

    3. 3, 2, 1, 4

    4. 2, 1, 4, 3

  9. Which of the following factors are responsible for India's failure to fully exploit the inland fisheries during the last five decades?

    1. Silting and pollution! of the inland water bodies

    2. Deforestation in the catchments area of the river

    3. Lack of marketing facilities.

    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

  10. Diamond mines are located in

    1. Uttar Pradesh

    2. Karnataka

    3. Madhya Pradesh

    4. Gujarat

  11. The super-thermal plant located near Singareni Collieries is

    1. Farakka

    2. Singrauli

    3. Korba

    4. Ramagundan

  12. The iron ore mined at Bailadila is mostly

    1. hematite

    2. siderite

    3. limonite

    4. magnetite

  13. Asperse 1991 census, the correct descending order of the given religious groups among the population of India is

    1. Sikhs, Buddhists, Christians, Jains

    2. Jains, Sikhs, Buddhists, Christians

    3. Buddhists, Jains, Sikhs, Christians

    4. Christians, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains

  14. A centre of mica mining in India is located at

    1. Khetri

    2. Kodarma

    3. Kalahandi

    4. Guru Mahasani

  15. Consider the following coal producing states:

    1. Bihar

    2. Madhya Pradesh

    3. West Bengal The correct descending order in terms of the amount of coal produced in these states is

      1. 1, 2, 3

      2. 3, 1, 2

      3. 1, 3, 2

      4. 3, 2, 1