Competitive Exams: Geography MCQs (Practice-Test 92 of 118)

  1. The correct sequence of the types of farming which a surveyor will come across from Omaha to Chicago will be

    1. livestock, dairy, grain

    2. livestock, grain, dairy

    3. grain, mixed fanning, dairy

    4. grain, livestock, dairy

  2. Which of the following scholars are related to the geostatic viewpoint in human geography?

    1. Humboldt

    2. Ritter

    3. Ratzel

    4. Semple

    Codes:

    1. 3 and 4

    2. 2 and 4

    3. 1, 2 and 3

    4. 1, 2, 3 and 4

  3. Weber's model of industrial location has been usefully applied to interpret the changing location of the British

    1. iron and steel industry

    2. cotton textile industry

    3. ship-building industry

    4. heavy engineering industry

  4. Match List and List II and select the correct answer

    List-I (Minerals) List-II (Major Producing Countries)
    1. Bauxite

    2. Gold

    3. Copper

    4. Tin

    1. Brazil

    2. USA

    3. Malaysia

    4. Australia

    5. South Africa

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
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      • 4
      • 3
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  5. Transportation cost-distance relationship is shown in the following figures. If a person wants to travel from A to B, then which one of the following relationships will be beneficial to him?

    1. N/A

    2. N/A

    3. N/A

    4. N/A

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

    List-I (Concepts) List-II (Contributors)
    1. Areal differentiation

    2. Chorology

    3. Human Welfare

    4. Spatial organization

    1. Hettner

    2. Hartshorne

    3. D. M. Smith

    4. David Harvey

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 2
      • 1
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  7. ‘Kitab-ul-Hind’ was written by

    1. Al-Masudi

    2. AI-Biruni

    3. Al-Idrisi

    4. Ibn-Batuta

  8. Which one of the following is NOT a conventional map projection?

    1. Interrupted Sinusoidal Projection

    2. Mollweide's Projection

    3. Sinusoidal Projection

    4. Gall's Stereographic Projection

  9. Consider the following situations:

    1. Very low birth rate and low death rate

    2. Birth rate greater than death rate

    3. Very high birth and death rates

    4. Low birth and death rates

    Demographic transition in a country follows the sequences

    1. 3, 2, 4, 1

    2. 1, 3, 2, 4

    3. 1, 4, 2, 3

    4. 4, 3, 2, 1

  10. The first treatise on cartography was written by

    1. Aristotle

    2. Eratosthenes

    3. Mercato

    4. Ptolemy

  11. The heliocentric concept of the universe was first formulated by

    1. Ptolemy

    2. Newton

    3. Copernicus

    4. Cassini

  12. The most appropriate diagram for showing the actual distribution of rainfall over a substantial long period is the

    1. wheel diagram

    2. dispersion diagram

    3. scatter diagram

    4. bar diagram

  13. The model developed by Hagerstrand in relation to spatial diffusion is

    1. Loschian model

    2. Monte Carlo model

    3. Lowvy-type model

    4. Multiple-nuclei model

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

    List-I List-II
    1. AH Robinson

    2. CK Wentworth

    3. E Rasiz and J Henry

    4. GH Smith

    1. N/A

    2. N/A

    3. N/A

    4. N/A

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    • B
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    • D
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  15. The following forms of relationship exist between man and his environment according to the development of geographical thought:

    1. Environment determinism

    2. Possibilism

    3. Nee-determinism

    The correct sequence of the development of these forms of relationships is

    1. 2, 1, 3

    2. 3, 1, 2

    3. 1, 3, 2

    4. 1, 2, 3