Competitive Exams: Geography MCQs (Practice-Test 79 of 118)

  1. The major significance of South West Asia lies in its

    1. command over land routes

    2. most picturesque desert landscape

    3. enormous oil wealth

    4. holy pilgrimage centres of Christians

    Muslims and Jews

  2. Oil refineries-in South West Asia are indicated

    1. at the industrial centres

    2. in the interior

    3. in or near the oilfields

    4. at posts of exports

  3. he contrast in economic development between Israel and the other South West Asian countries is due to

    1. desertic conditions of other countries

    2. mineral wealth of Israel

    3. irrigational facilities available in Israel

    4. application of high technology in Israel

  4. The largest producer of fruits in the Anglo-American Region is

    1. New-England Region

    2. Great Lakes Region

    3. California Region

    4. Appalachian Region

  5. The Appalachian mountains are economically important because they provide

    1. a store-house of timber and fuel wood

    2. natural passes, easily negotiable by modern means of transport

    3. mineral wealth forming the basis of key industries

    4. attracting tourists both in summer and winter.

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

    List-I (Producers) List-II (Products)
    1. Baku

    2. Kuzbas Basin

    3. Urals

    4. Eastern Siberia

    1. Diamond

    2. Iron Ore

    3. Coal

    4. Oil

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
  7. Tea is grown in

    1. Ukraine

    2. Georgia

    3. Kazakhstan

    4. Uzbekistan

  8. The largest industrial region of Russia is at

    1. Irkutsk

    2. Moscow-Gorki

    3. Tomsk

    4. Karaganda

  9. The provinces of Hunan and Chang-Jiang of the Southern region in China, is known as the

    1. rich-bowl

    2. region of sorrow

    3. playground of China

    4. industrial care

  10. The loess uplands in China are largely devoid of forests due to

    1. agricultural expansion

    2. arid climate

    3. excessive exploitation of forests

    4. over-grazing

  11. The loess uplands in China are largely devoid of forests dus to

    1. agriculture expansion

    2. arid climate

    3. excessive exploitation of forests

    4. over-grazing

  12. Which one of the following pairs is NOT correctly matched?

      • Himalayas
      • Tertiary Fold Mountain
      • Deccan Trap
      • Volcanic Cone eruption
      • Western Ghat
      • Palaeozoic fold mountains
      • Aravalli
      • PreCambrian relict mountain
  13. he expression of earliest volcanic activity in India is found in

    1. Dalma hill of Bihar

    2. North Western Deccan Plateau

    3. Buldana District of Maharashtra

    4. Kumaon Hill region

  14. The El Nino which influences the Indian monsoon is

    1. a cold ocean current that flows northward along the coast f Chile

    2. a warm ocean current that flows westwards along the coast of Ecuador and Peru

    3. a low pressure system over western coast of Spain

    4. none of the above

  15. Consider the following statements: The Black Cotton soil of India

    1. is mainly distributed over the river valleys of the lava region of the Deccan

    2. has a great capacity of retaining moisture

    3. is extremely fertile at surface

    4. occupies about 10% the total area of the country

    Of these statements

    1. 1, 2 and 3 are correct

    2. 1, 3 and 4 are correct

    3. 1 and 2 are correct

    4. 3 and 4 are correct