Competitive Exams: Geography MCQs (Practice-Test 98 of 118)

  1. The given diagram indicating the curve of W Penck's cycle of erosion, shows which of the following features?

    1. Only upliftment in stage A

    2. Rate of upliftment in stage A is lower than that of B

    3. Upliftment is more than erosion in stage B

    4. Rate of erosion in stage E is higher than that of D

    Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

    1. 1, 2 and 3

    2. 3 and 4

    3. 2 and 4

    4. 1, 2 and 4

  2. According to Central Place theory, which one of the following statements most aptly describes the distribution area of a commodity around a central place?

    1. The area which supports the threshold population for the commodity

    2. The area in which the central place supplies more of the commodity than does any other central place

    3. The area bounded by the line joining the points of maximum distance upto which the commodity is supplied by the central place

    4. The area bounded by the tine joining the points of maximum distance from which people come to the central place to buy the commodity

  3. The plantation farming regions of the world differ from subsistence agricultural regions because they

    1. have organized agriculture

    2. are carried on in entirely different environmental conditions

    3. do not occupy large portions of the earth's surface

    4. provided livelihood for people distributed over wide

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

    List-I (Name of exponents) List-II (Principles enunciated)
    1. Malthus

    2. Burgess

    3. Stamp

    4. N/A

    1. Concentric circles

    2. Use and misuse of land

    3. Network analysis

    4. Growth of population and growth of food supply

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 2
  5. Consider the following countries

    1. Bangladesh

    2. Brazil

    3. Indonesia

    4. Japan

    The correct sequence of these countries in descending order of their population is

    1. 1, 2, 3, 4

    2. 2, 1, 4, 3

    3. 3, 2, 4, 1

    4. 4, 3, 2, 1

  6. The concept of stop and Go Determinism was put forward by

    1. Griffith Taylor

    2. Jean Brunhes

    3. J. E. Spencer

    4. Vidal de Blache

  7. The basic distinction between urban and rural settlements s the

    1. population size

    2. population density

    3. function

    4. location

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

    List-I (Commodity) List-II (Country)
    1. Mineral oil production

    2. M production

    3. Oil refining capacity

    4. Tin ore production

    1. India

    2. Russia

    3. Malaysia

    4. USA

    5. Saudi Arabia

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 5
      • 3
      • 5
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
  9. Consider the following takes in the St Lawrence Great Lakes Waterway

    1. Huron

    2. Ontario

    3. Erie

    4. Superior

    5. Michigan

    The correct sequence of these lakes from

    St. Lawrence onwards in the westward direction is

    1. 2, 3, 5, 1, 4

    2. 2, 3, 1, 5, 4

    3. 3, 2, 1, 5, 4

    4. 3, 2, 5, 1, 4

  10. Consider the following statements: A climograph is drawn with the help of the monthly data of-

    1. rainfall

    2. relative humidity

    3. wet bulb temperature

    Of these statements-

    1. 1, 2 and 3 are correct

    2. 1 and 2 are correct

    3. 2 and 3 are correct

    4. 1 and 3 are correct

  11. Consider the following ports:

    1. Gibraltar

    2. Colombo

    3. Singapore

    4. Aden

    The correct sequence of the location of ports along the Mediterranean Sea-Red

    Sea ocean route from London to

    Yokohama is

    1. 1, 2, 3, 4

    2. 1, 4, 2, 3

    3. 4, 1, 3, 2

    4. 3, 1, 4, 2

  12. The position in philosophy that defines meaning and knowledge in terms of their function and experience, with reference to adjustment and the resolution of problematic situations is termed as

    1. pragmatism

    2. idealism

    3. realism

    4. nominalism

  13. The best cartographic method for representing the distribution of rural population in a region of greatty varying size of villages is

    1. Choropleth method

    2. Isopleth method

    3. Multiple Dot method

    4. Proportional Squares method.

  14. Who control the Rimland rules Eurasia, who rules Eurasia rules the world. The above statement was made by

    1. Mackinder

    2. Spykman

    3. Alfred Mahan

    4. Whittles

  15. Match List I with List Hand select the correct answer:

    List-I (Types of topo-sheets) List-II (Standard contour intervals in feet)
    1. Million

    2. One inch

    3. Quarter inch

    4. Half inch

    1. Contour 50

    2. Contour 500

    3. Contour 100

    4. Contour 250

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2