Competitive Exams: Geography MCQs (Practice-Test 94 of 118)

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

    List-I (Humidity Provinces) List-II (Characteristics Natural Vegetation)
    1. Wet

    2. Humid

    3. Semi-arid

    4. Arid

    1. Forest

    2. Rainforest

    3. Scrub

    4. Steppe

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
  2. Which of the following pairs are correctly matched?

      • Sal
      • Tropical deciduous
      • Pine
      • Coniferous
      • Teak
      • Evergreen
      • Cactus
      • Desert

    Select the correct answer

    1. 1 and 3

    2. 2, 3 and 4

    3. 1, 2 and 4

    4. 1, 2, 3 and 4

  3. Which of the following features characterise Gran chaco type of vegetation in Central South America?

    1. Thorny bushes and dwarf shrubs

    2. Thick impenetrable stands

    3. Cacti

    4. Tall grasses.

    Select the correct answer

    1. 1, 2, 3 and 4

    2. 1, 2 and 3

    3. 2 and 4

    4. 1 and 3

  4. In which one of the following natural regions, is subsistence fanning, the main occupation?

    1. Mediterranean type

    2. Steppe type

    3. China type

    4. Monsoon type

  5. A major part of fresh water fish is caught in

    1. eastern and southern Asia

    2. western Africa

    3. South America

    4. western Europe

  6. The term ‘occidental’ relates to the culture of

    1. South East Asia

    2. North Western Europe

    3. Middle East

    4. Africa

  7. The highest growth rate of population is found in

    1. India

    2. Malaysia

    3. Bangladesh

    4. Sri Lanka

  8. In developing countries, the population pressure increases in some parts due to immigration. Such parts are characterized by

    1. low cost of living

    2. more suitable climate

    3. large employment opportunities

    4. accessibility

  9. Africa (with much higher potential hydroelectric power than any other continent) has developed only 0.5 percent of its potential and contributes only a little more than one percent of the hydro-electric power of the world. This is because

    1. the demand for power is small

    2. the volume of water in all the rivers is small

    3. there is no steady flow of water in the rivers

    4. the topography does not permit its transmission by wires

  10. Masai belongs to

    1. Gobi desert

    2. Atacama desert

    3. Tropical Africa

    4. Sahara desert

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

    List-I (Petroleum producing countries) List-II (Centers of productions)
    1. CIS

    2. China

    3. Borneo (Indonesia)

    4. Myanmar

    1. Yenangyaung

    2. Baku

    3. Kansu

    4. Balikapapan

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
  12. The largest permanent migration of the Indians outside the country in the last century was associated with the

    1. demand for the professionals

    2. petro-dollar revolution

    3. sugarcane plantations

    4. rubber and tea plantations

  13. US. Which of the following characteristics symbolize the oriental cultural realm?

    1. Industrialization

    2. Joint family bond

    3. Subsistence agriculture

    4. Urbanization

    Select the correct answer

    1. 1, 2 and 4

    2. 2 and 3

    3. 1 and 3

    4. 2, 3 and 4

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

    List-I (Countries) List-II (Crops)
    1. Australia

    2. Brazil

    3. USA

    4. Malaysia

    1. Natural rubber

    2. Coffee

    3. Eucalyptus

    4. Tobacco

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
  15. Which of the following statements regarding cotton cultivation in China are correct?

    1. A growing season of about 200 days free from frost

    2. Intermittent rainfall during harvesting period benefits higher yields

    3. Rainfall of 500 to 1500 mm during growing season

    4. Mechanized farming and heavy irrigation is a common feature in the east

    Select the correct answer

    1. 3 and 4

    2. 2, 3 and 4

    3. 1 and 2

    4. 1 and 3