Competitive Exams: Geography MCQs (Practice-Test 93 of 118)

  1. Consider the following statements regarding conical projection with two standard parallels:

    1. The parallels are arcs of concentric circles and are equispaced.

    2. The meridians are straights lines radiating from the common centre as radii of concentric curves.

    3. The scale is true along two standard parallels only.

    4. The pole is represented by a point.

      1. 1, 2 and 3 are correct

      2. 2 and 4 are correct

      3. 1 and 2 are correct

      4. 1, 2, 3 and 4 are correct

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

    List-I (Climatic type) List-II (Characteristics)
    1. Savannah

    2. Humid subtropical

    3. West cost marine

    4. Middle latitude desert

    1. Rainfall below 15 cm and thorny scrub vegetation

    2. No prolonged dry season and rainforest vegetation

    3. Annual rainfall 75 cm, no pronounced dry season forest vegetation

    4. Rain scanty, long dry season, bush and short grass vegetation

    5. Annual temperature rang below 20C and mixed hardwood to coniferous vegetation

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 4
      • 3
      • 5
      • 1
      • 1
      • 5
      • 2
      • 4
      • 5
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 4
      • 5
      • 2
      • 1
  3. Gondwanaland does NOT include

    1. India

    2. Vietnam

    3. China

    4. Australia

  4. On the basis of the given map, the best place for locating a big iron and steel plant would be the site marked as

    1. A

    2. B

    3. C

    4. D

  5. Which one of the following stands for the symbol pH?

    1. Phosphorus and hydrogen content in soil

    2. Percentage of hydrogen in soil

    3. Proportion of potash and hydrogen in soil

    4. Concentration of hydrogen ions in the soil

  6. The main cause of Kalahari being a desert is

    1. the cold currents near the coast

    2. its location on the west coast in the tropics

    3. its location in the tropics

    4. that its people are primitive

  7. Augusta and Atlanta, the two important cotton textile centres are located in

    1. South Carolina

    2. Massachusets

    3. North Carolina

    4. Georgia

  8. Salinity in ocean water decreases when

    1. evaporation is more

    2. wind velocity is high

    3. rainfall is heavy

    4. humidity is high

  9. The country well-known for its small scale precision high cost industrial goods is

    1. Poland

    2. Switzerland

    3. France

    4. Germany

  10. Which of the following pairs are correctly matched?

      • Cwa
      • Hot summer, dry winter
      • Cwb
      • Hot, dry summer
      • Csb
      • Warm, dry summer
      • Cfb
      • Warm summer

    Select the correct answer

    1. 1, 2, 3 and 4

    2. 1, 3 and 4

    3. 1 and 4

    4. 2 and 3

  11. Which of the following conditions characterize the equate rial climates of the world?

    1. Cold winter

    2. Hot summer

    3. Afternoon thunder shower

    4. Small diurnal range of temperature

    Select the correct answer

    1. 1 and 3

    2. 2 and 4

    3. 1 and 2

    4. 3 and 4

  12. The hot dust-laden wind blowing from Sahara desert to Mediterranean region is called the

    1. chinook

    2. forhn

    3. mistral

    4. sirocco

  13. Which one of the following pairs are correctly matched?

      • Latosols
      • Scrubs
      • Chernozem
      • Savannas
      • Sierozem
      • Selvas
      • Podsol
      • Conifers
  14. In the rough outline map given below, The shaded portion marked X represents a region of

    1. tropical grassland climate

    2. sub-tropical semi-arid climate

    3. sub-tropical grassland climate

    4. humid sub-tropical climate

  15. Which one of the following is a zonal soil?

    1. Sierozem

    2. Podsol

    3. Lithosol

    4. Solonchak