Competitive Exams: Geography MCQs (Practice-Test 80 of 118)

  1. The term ‘Regur’ refers to

    1. Deltaic alluvial soils

    2. Laterite soils

    3. Black cotton soils

    4. Red and yellow soils

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

      • Laterite
      • Uttar Pradesh
      • Sandy Soil
      • South Punjab
      • Red Soil
      • Tamil Nadu
      • Black Soil
      • Madhya Pradesh
  3. The type of forests found in the shaded region of the map is

    1. Thorn and scrub forests

    2. Monsoon forests

    3. Tropical rain forests

    4. Deciduous forests

  4. The forest found in the map marked ‘A’ is

    1. Tropical dry deciduous forest

    2. Tropical thorn forest

    3. Tropical dry evergreen forest

    4. Littoral and swamp

  5. A person overlying India saw the natural vegetation below in the sequential order of tropical evergreen forest, savanna, dry deciducous and deciduous. His flight was from

    1. Calcutta to Delhi

    2. Bombay to Bhubaneshwar

    3. Trivandrum to Delhi

    4. Delhi to Madurai

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

    List-I List-II
    1. Sirhind canal

    2. East Yamuna canal

    3. Indira Gandhi canal

    4. Wainganga canal

    1. UP

    2. MP

    3. Punjab

    4. Rajasthan

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
  7. Which one of the following problems NOT encountered in Indira Gandhi Canal command area?

    1. Increase in soil salinity

    2. Progressive waterlogging

    3. Aeolian silting of the canal

    4. Decline in water supply

  8. Which of the fallowing statements are related to the favourable conditions for the growth of tobacco?

    1. It requires a moderately high temperature

    2. It cannot be grown 1000 m above sea level

    3. It requires a heavy average annual rainfall

    4. Red soil is suitable for its growing

    Select the correct answer using the codes given below

    1. 3 and 4

    2. 2 and 4

    3. 1 and 4

    4. 1 and 3

  9. Doon vally is able to grow rice because

    1. it has warm summers and snow melts waters for irrigation

    2. people in the valley are rice eaters

    3. other crops cannot be grown

    4. there is a huge export demand

  10. The given map with shaded portion shows

    1. Area affected by gully erosion

    2. Distribution of sugarcane

    3. Area of deciduous forest

    4. Rice growing area

  11. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer:

    List-I (Name of the crops) List-II (States Grown)
    1. Rice

    2. Jowar

    3. Jute

    4. Coffee

    1. Maharashtra

    2. Orissa

    3. Karnataka

    4. West Bengal

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
  12. The given map with shaded region shows:

    1. Sugarcane growing areas

    2. Cotton growing areas

    3. Area having high density of population

    4. Areas of high industrial development

  13. A mean monthly temperature of about 27C, relatively high humidity and a rainfall of 175 − 200 cm during spring and summer are the physical requirements during the period of its vegetative growth. Which one of the following crops is referred to in this quotation?

    1. Khair (acacia catechu)

    2. Teak

    3. Deodar

    4. Rosewood

  14. The proportion of forest to the total national geographical area of India as envisaged by National Forest Policy, is

    1. 30.3 percent

    2. 33.3 percent

    3. 38.3 percent

    4. 42.3 percent