Competitive Exams: Geography MCQs (Practice-Test 90 of 118)

    • Assertion (A): Mediterranean civilization of Greece and Rome did not develop in similar climatic conditions as in Australia, South Africa, Chile or California.
    • Reason (R): Similar physical environments do not always produce the same response.
    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

    • Assertion (A): The production of rubber is decreasing in the Amazon basin.
    • Reason (R): Equatorial climate is favourable for rubber plantation.
    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

    • Assertion (A): If a surveyor is to select for surveying, only one instrument out of Dumpy level and Theologize, he will select the Theologiz.
    • Reason (R): Theologize can perform both horizontal and vertical measurements.
    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

    • Assertion (A): The equatorial regions of the world provide favourable environment for plants, but not for man.
    • Reason (R): The average annual range of temperatures in the region is very small (about 3 C)
    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

    • Assertion (A): River Hwang Ho often overflows its banks and inundates innumerable villages causing widespread devastation.
    • Reason (R): It is fed by melting glaciers in its upper course and heavy monsoon rain in the highlands.
    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

    • Assertion (A): Tea is grown on the hill slopes of South East Asia.
    • Reason (R): The slopes are easily terraced for tea plantation.
    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

    • Assertion (A): The whole of the present vegetation of North-west Europe is of recent origin as compared to much older vegetations of Zaire and Amazon basin.
    • Reason (R): North West Europe was subjected to ice age glaciations while the Zaire and Amazon basins were not.
    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

    • Assertion (A): Indian foreign trade has been experiencing heavy growth rate during the past two years.
    • Reason (R): Indian currency has been devalued against the world's major currencies.
    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

    • Assertion (A): The study of sex composition of population assumes added significance for national planners.
    • Reason (R): The two sexes play partly complementry roles in the economy and society.
    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

    • Assertion (A): Forest cover in India needs to be increased from 22% to 33% level of the total land.
    • Reason (R): This will provide enough fuel wood to the rural poor.
    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

    • Assertion (A): In India the larger cities are growing faster.
    • Reason (R): Inspite of the emphasis on their development, the small and medium towns have failed to come up to expected norms.
    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

    • Assertion (A): Chemical industries have reached a high level of development in the Hoogly-Calcutta belt.
    • Reason (R): Cheap industrial labour force is readily available in this belt.
    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

    • Assertion (A): Friedrich Ratzel has been the greatest single contributor to the development of the geography of man.
    • Reason (R): His contributions are highly esteemed by
    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

    • Assertion (A): In India, fishing occupies a very important place in its economy.
    • Reason (R): The production offish in India has shown appreciable increase after

    Independence.

    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

    • Assertion (A): India is witnessing a rapid growth of population.
    • Reason (R): The rate of decrease in fertility has tended to lag behind that of mortality.
    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