Competitive Exams: Geography MCQs (Practice-Test 83 of 118)

  1. An empirical method used to describe the city-size distribution of many countries and regions, is called.

    1. urban hierarchy

    2. rank-size rule

    3. central place model

    4. urban location model

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

    List-I (Authors) List-II (Books)
    1. P Gould

    2. P Haggett

    3. EC Semple

    4. E Huntington

    1. Mental Maps

    2. Influences of Geographic Environment

    3. Mainsprings of Civilization

    4. Lavational Analysis in Human Geography

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
  3. Chris taller postulated his central place theory which does NOTrefer to

    1. K = 7

    2. K = 4

    3. K = 3

    4. K = 1

  4. Which one of the following statements is correct?

    1. All the abiotic resources are nonrenewable and all the biotic resources are renewable

    2. All the abiotic resources are nonrenewable but some of the biotic resources are non-renewable.

    3. Some of the abiotic resources are renewable but the biotic resources are renewable.

    4. Some of the abiotic resources are renewable and some of the biotic resources are non-renewable.

  5. Which one of the following statements is correct?

    1. While most soft woods are deciduous, most hardwoods are evergreen.

    2. The trees of equatorial evergreen forests are mostly of softwood type.

    3. While most softwoods occur in the tropical areas, the hardwoods are characteristically of temperate region.

    4. While most hardwoods are either deciduous or evergreen, softwood is usually coniferous in characteristics.

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

    List-I (Canal) List-II (Areas Joining)
    1. Suez Canal

    2. Panama Canal

    3. Soo and Wetland Canal

    4. Mittelland Canal

    1. Great Lakesh and St. Lawrence.

    2. Mediterranean and Red Sea

    3. Pacific and Atlantic

    4. North Sea and North European Plan:

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
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      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
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      • 3
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      • 4
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      • 1
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      • 3
  7. Rhumb line is a

    1. line on the earth's surface which cuts all meridians at the same angle

    2. technical name for the international date line

    3. line connecting the Greenwich meridian with the international date line

    4. line which gives correct distance on

    Mercator's projection

  8. For drawing the map of the world Ptolemy apparently used a modified form of

    1. conical projection

    2. azimuthally equidistant projection

    3. Mercator's projection

    4. cylindrical equal area projection

  9. Which one of the following is NOT common between cylindrical equal area and Mollweide's map projection?

    1. Parallels are closer towards the poles

    2. Parallels are straight lines

    3. Meridians are curves

    4. Area is shown correctly

  10. If the map drawn to a scale of 1 cm to 30 km is to be enlarged three times, then representative fraction of the enlarged map will be

    1. 1: 1, 000, 000

    2. 1: 3, 000, 000

    3. 1: 6, 000, 000

    4. 1: 9, 000, 000

  11. Which one of the following forms the subject matter of Radical Geography?

    1. Socio-economic inequalities of man

    2. Geo-politics in different areas.

    3. Disparities in industrial development.

    4. Agricultural problems

  12. Which one of the following statements applies to the Arab Geographers?

    1. They developed various concepts of geography

    2. Their main contribution to Geography was in the field of measurement based on astronomical observations.

    3. They laid the foundation of modern geography

    4. They did not place importance to writing travel narratives.

  13. Which one of the following paris is NOT correctly matched?

      • Jafferson
      • Primate city
      • Monte Carlo
      • Simulation model
      • Penck
      • Treppean concept
      • Strahler
      • Waxing slope
  14. Which one of the following sets indicates the aeolian process?

    1. Corosion, transportation, deposition

    2. Nivation, down-cutting, solifluction

    3. Corrosion, attrition, deflation

    4. Ablation, deposition, oxidation

  15. The areas marked ‘X’ on the given map are the plateaus of the type known as

    1. Coastal

    2. Continental

    3. Intermontane

    4. Piedmont