Competitive Exams: Geography MCQs (Practice-Test 87 of 118)

  1. Under Thornwaite's classification of climate almost the entire state of Orissa comes under

    1. dry subhumid

    2. moist subhumid

    3. semi-arid

    4. humid

  2. Koeppen's Amw type of climate prevails over

    1. the interior peninsula of India

    2. the Coromandal coast of India

    3. Western coast of India, south of Goa

    4. Eastern coast of India, south of Calcutta

  3. The Zonal Soil type of peninsular India belongs to

    1. Red Soils

    2. Yellow Soils

    3. Black Soils

    4. Older Alluvium

  4. The major forest product in India is

    1. Timper

    2. Fuel Wood

    3. Cane products

    4. Resins

  5. Consider the following statements: The SW Monsoon originates in India primarily due to

    1. low pressure in the Punjab plain.

    2. high pressure in areas south of 8 N latitude.

    3. equatorial low being filled up by descending currents.

    4. the Himalayas.

    Of these statements:

    1. 1 and 4 are correct

    2. 1 and 2 are correct

    3. 1, 2 and 3 are correct

    4. 3 and 4 are correct

  6. The correct sequence in DESCENDING order of the given soils with respect to areal coverage of India is

    1. Alluvial, black, red, laterite

    2. Alluvial, red, black, laterite

    3. Alluvial, red, laterite, black

    4. Red, alluvial, black, laterite

  7. ‘Sal’ trees are concentrated in

    1. Tamil Nadu

    2. Assam

    3. Bihar

    4. Madhya Pradesh

  8. Which one of the following agricultural products in the largest earner of foreign exchange for India?

    1. Sugarcane

    2. Jute

    3. Tea

    4. Tobacco

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

    List-I (Crop) List-II (State leading in production)
    1. Gram

    2. Wheat

    3. Tobacco

    4. Jowar

    1. Gujarat

    2. Maharashtra

    3. Madhya Pradesh

    4. Uttar Pradesh

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
  10. Per capital availability of forest land is the highest in

    1. Madhya Pradesh

    2. Assam

    3. Jammu and Kashmir

    4. Sikkim

  11. Consider the following objectives:

    1. Flood control

    2. Irrigation

    3. Soil conservation Power generation

    4. Industrial Development

    The primary objectives of Damodar Valley

    Project include

    1. 2, 3 and 4

    2. 1, 2 and 4

    3. 2, 4 and 5

    4. 1, 4 and 5

  12. Which one of the following mountain chains has two dissimilar types of vegetation on its two slopes?

    1. Aravallis

    2. Vindhyas

    3. Eastern Ghats

    4. Western Ghats

  13. Which one of the following dams is NOT meant for irrigation?

    1. Bhavani Sagar

    2. Sivasamudram

    3. Krishnaraja Sagar

    4. Bhakra-Nangal

  14. The correct sequence in DESCENDING order of the given states in coal mining is

    1. West Bengal, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh

    2. Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal

    3. Bihar, West Bengal, Madhya Pradesh

    4. Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal

  15. Which one of the following statements is NOT correct?

    1. Maximum number of cotton yarn and textile mills is lo cated in Gujarat.

    2. Carpet industry is chiefly in the state of Uttar Pradesh.

    3. Cotton textile industry provides jobs to the maximum number of people

    4. The first cotton mill was set up at Fort

Gloster in Calcutta