Competitive Exams: Geography MCQs (Practice-Test 81 of 118)

  1. Which one of the following sectors of the economy is state-owned and its service sector is a public enterprise?

    1. Irrigation

    2. Agriculture

    3. Forests

    4. Plantation

  2. The State which records the highest productivity of fish (per unit area) in India, is

    1. Kerala

    2. Tamilnadu

    3. Orissa

    4. West Bengal

  3. The shaded region in the give map relates to

    1. Iron ore producing regions

    2. Mineral bearing regions

    3. Regions deficient in nonmetallic minerals

    4. Regions of mica mining

  4. The main ore from which manganese is extracted in India is

    1. siderite

    2. chalcopyrite

    3. pyrolusite

    4. covariate

  5. Coal is produced in the states of

    1. Bihar

    2. West Bengal

    3. Orissa

    4. Andhra Pradesh

    Select the correct sequence as per their production from maximum to minimum.

    1. 1, 2, 3, 4

    2. 2, 1, 3, 4

    3. 3, 4, 1, 2

    4. 4, 3, 1, 2

  6. Consider the Hydro-electric power generation in the following states:

    1. Maharashtra

    2. Tamilnadu

    3. Uttar Pradesh

    4. Kerala

    The correct sequence of installed hydroelectric power capacity in DECREASING order will be

    1. 1, 2, 4, 3

    2. 2, 1, 3, 4

    3. 3, 2, 1, 4

    4. 3, 4, 2, 1

  7. Nuclear power plant is associated with

    1. Madras

    2. Kota

    3. Ganganagar

    4. Mathura

  8. The location of Iron & Steel mills in India is determined in the order of availability factor of

    1. Iron ore, Coking coal, Limestone and Managese

    2. Coking coal, Iron ore, Limestone and Managenese

    3. Iron ore, Managenese, Limestone and, Coking coal

    4. Coking coal, Managanese, Iron ore

    Limestone

  9. The biggest ship-building yeard of India is

    1. Garden Reach Workshop, Calcutta.

    2. Hindustan Shipyard, Vishakhapatnam

    3. Mazagaon Dock. Bombay

    4. Cochin Shipyard, Kochi

  10. Modern industrial development of India is largely due to

    1. rationalisation of raw materials

    2. availability of skilled manpower

    3. liberalization of government policies

    4. increase in market demand

  11. In recent years the ratio between the tribal and non-tribal population has been adversely affected in Tripura. This is because of

    1. high death rate among the tribes due to lack of medical and sanitation facilities

    2. mass scale migration of tribes from Tripura due to unemployment and death of economic resources

    3. immigration of large number of nontrial population from Bangladesh

    4. high birth rate among the non-tribes in comparison to the tribes

  12. Occupation pattern of population in India (in percentage of total workers) Year Primary Secondary Tertiary 1951 74.40 10.56 15.04 1961 76.44 10.96 12.60 1971 72.00 12.00 16.00 1981 69.00 13.00 18.00 From the given table it can be generalized that

    1. the occupation pattern in India has remained more or less the same

    2. the occupation pattern in India has significantly changed

    3. the dependence of workers on primary sector has been reduced

    4. the dependence of workers on tertiary sector has been reduced

  13. In India, while defining an urban area, the most important consideration besides the size of its population, is that it should have

    1. half of its male working population in non-primary sector

    2. a police station, a telegraph office and a telephone facility

    3. a police station, a college and a hospital

    4. three-fourths of its male working population in non-agricultural pursuits

  14. The most important cement producing states in India are

    1. Andhra Pradesh

    2. Rajasthan

    3. Madhya Pradesh

    4. Tamil Nadu

    Select the correct sequence in order of

    DECREASING importance in the production of cement.

    1. 1, 2, 3, 4

    2. 3, 1, 4, 2

    3. 2, 3, 4, 1

    4. 4, 2, 1, 3

    • Assertion (A): In kerala the density of human settlement decreases from south to north along the coast.
    • Reason (R): The width of the coastal plain decreases from south to north.
    1. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are true but R is NOT a correct explanation of A

    3. A is true, but R is false

    4. A is false, but R is true