Competitive Exams: Geography MCQs (Practice-Test 97 of 118)

    • Assertion (A): Though Britain and Labrador have the same latitudinal location, the climate of Britain is temperate while that of Labrador is cold.
    • Reason (R): Warm ocean currents skirt Britain while cold currents flow along the Labrador coast.
    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 the correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

    • Assertion (A): In Africa, coastal lowlands are few and small in extent.
    • Reason (R): Africa is a plateau continent as nearly all of the continent lies above 300 meters elevation.
    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 the correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

    • Assertion (A): Kenya's birth rate rose despite advances in education and child survival.
    • Reason (R): Kenyans place high cultural values on high fertility.
    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 the correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

    • Assertion (A): Assam has the largest area under canal irrigation in India.
    • Reason (R): The Assam valley is flat and the Brahmaputra carries enormous volume of water.
    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 the correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

    • Assertion (A): The boundary marking the termination of tree growth is known as the timber line.
    • Reason (R): Its location is determined by the amount of moisture, exposure, evaporation and depth of snow.
    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 the correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

    • Assertion (A): Indian agriculture is no longer the gamble of. Monsoons.
    • Reason (R): There is recent expansion of dry farming in India.
    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 the correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

    • Assertion (A): The western disturbance causes winter rain in North-West India.
    • Reason (R): The South-West monsoon starts retreating from North-West India during winter.
    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 the correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

    • Assertion (A): Production of natural gas in India has increased in recent years.
    • Reason (R): India has a high reserve of natural gas.
    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 the correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

  1. The classical model of industrial location theory in which least cost approach is of primary consideration is recognized as the industrial location theory of

    1. Weber

    2. Smith

    3. hard

    4. Fetter

  2. In the sketch of a tropical cyclone shown in the given figure, the area marked ‘X’ is characterized by

    1. rain

    2. clear sky

    3. clouds

    4. dirty sky

  3. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer:

    List-I List-II
    1. Evaporation

    2. Condensation

    3. Precipitation

    4. Isolation

    1. Release of moisture

    2. Cold air moves into warm air

    3. Transformation of water vapur into water

    4. Gain of heat

    5. Incoming solar radiation

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  4. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer:

    List-I (Instrument) List-II (Purpose)
    1. Planimeter

    2. Pantograh

    3. Parallax bar

    4. Clinometer

    1. Measure angles and slopes on ground

    2. Calculation of areas on maps

    3. Enlargement and reduction of maps

    4. Measures the elevation from the photographs

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  5. On a map drawn on Gnomonic projection, the great circle course between two points is shown by

    1. a sine curve

    2. a straight line

    3. a parabola

    4. an arc of a circle

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

    List-I (Characteristic) List-II (Area)
    1. Superimposed drainage

    2. Antecedent drainage

    3. Jet Streams

    4. Inland drainage

    1. Peninsular India

    2. Himalayan region

    3. Desert area

    4. Glacial region

    5. Upper atmospheric zone

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  7. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer:

    List-I (Authors) List-II (Location theories)
    1. Haggett P

    2. Berry BJL

    3. Reilly WJ

    4. N/A

    1. Concept of threshold and Range

    2. Law of gravitation

    3. Location allocation models

    4. N/A

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