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1. Lateral Planation Theory of pediment formation was proposed by

(A) Lawson

(B) Davis

(C) Gilbert

(D) McGee

2. Match List – I with List – II and select the correct answer from the codes given below :

Table Show Match List-I and List-II Q-2
Table Show Match List-I and List-II Q-2

List – I (Books)

List – II (Authors)

a. Geomorphology

i. Wooldridge and Morgen

b. Essays in Geomorphology

ii. Strahler

c. Physical Geography

iii. Lobeck

d. An outline of Geomorphology

iv. Dury

Q-2 Match List Codes
Q-2 Match List Codes

Codes:

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3. Which of the following is strongly presumptive faultline scarps ?

(A) Superimposed drainage across a fault

(B) Poor correlation between rock resistence and topographic forms

(C) Frequent severe earthquakes

(D) Actual Fault Plane identified along a scarp

4. Paternoster lakes are features typical of :

(A) Lava Plains

(B) Piedmonts

(C) Deserts

(D) Glacial Troughs

5. Match List – I with List – II and select the correct answer from the codes given below :

Table Show Match List-I and List-II Q-5
Table Show Match List-I and List-II Q-5

List – I (Theories of Cavern formation)

List– II (Scholar)

a. Two cycle theory

i. Davis

b. Water table theory

ii. Garner

c. Static waterzone theory

iii. Malott

d. Invasion Theory

iv. Swinnerton

6. Which one of the following processes is typical to glacial erosion ?

(A) Plucking

(B) Hydrolic action

(C) Deflation

(D) Corrosion

7. Given below are two statements, one labelled as assertion (A) and the other labelled as Reason (R). Select your answer from the codes given below :

Assertion (A) : Deep chemical decay of rocks is one of the outstanding features of humid tropical regions.

Reason (R) : Intensity of chemical weathering depends to a large degree upon an abundance of water and high air temperatures.

Codes :

(A) Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is correct explanation of (A).

(B) Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not correct explanation of (A).

(C) (A) is true but (R) is false.

(D) (R) is true but (A) is false.

8. Crickmay, while disagreeing with Davis, supplanted peneplain with the term :

(A) Pediplain

(B) Panplane

(C) Etch plain

(D) Structural plain

9. What is the correct Sequence of the cloud types in a warm front away from its trailing edge ?

(A) Altostratus – Nimbostratus – Cirrus - Cirrostratus

(B) Cirrostratus – Nimbostratus – Altostratus – Cirrus

(C) Cirrus – Nimbostratus – Altostratus - Cirrostratus

(D) Nimbostratus – Alto Stratus – Cirrostratus – cirrus.

10. Westerlies are examples of

(A) Macro atmospheric motions

(B) Tornados

(C) Microscale atmospheric motions

(D) Gusts

11. Match the following List – I with List – II and select the correct answer from the code given below :

Table Show Match List-I and List-II Q-11
Table Show Match List-I and List-II Q-11

List – I

List– II

a. Temparature falls with height

i. Ionosphere

b. Reflects radio waves back to earth

ii. Stratosphere

c. Contain most of the ozone

iii.Tropopause

d. Fall in temperature stops

iv. Troposphere

Q-11 Match List Codes
Q-11 Match List Codes

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12. If the elevation of the sun declines, the albedo will –

(A) Decline

(B) Increase

(C) Remain the same

(D) No change

13. Seasonal contrast in pressure between land and sea gives rise to :

(A) Monsoons

(B) Westerly winds

(C) Land and Sea breezes

(D) Trade winds

14. V. Bjerknes Model is related with :

(A) Origin of anticyclones

(B) Origin of Mid Latitude Cyclones

(C) Origin of Tropical Cyclones

(D) Origin of monsson

15. Which one of the following is not correct ?

(A) Cold front is marked with triangular spikes.

(B) Warm front is marked with Semicircles.

(C) A fast advancing warm front can cause violent lifting.

(D) The tornados develop along squall line.

16. Some heat is received by the atmosphere even after Sunset from :

(A) Invisible Solar radiation

(B) Latent heat

(C) Radioactive processes

(D) Terrestrial radiation

17. Given below are two statements, one labelled as Assertion (A) and the other labelled as Reason (R). Select your answer from the codes given below :

Assertion (A) : The growth of grass and other vegetative cover is limited to selvas.

Reason (R) : The separate crowns of trees coalesce and form a thick canopy above the forest floor.

Codes :

(A) Both (A) andü (R) are true and ü (R) is correct explanation of (A).

(B) Both (A) andü (R) are true, but (R) is not correct explanation of (A).

(C) (A) is true but (R) is false.

(D) (R) is true but, (A) is false.

18. ‘Montreal Protocol’ is related to

(A) Global Warming

(B) Ozone Depletion

(C) Air Pollution

(D) Water Pollution

19. The objective of Kyoto Protocol was to reduce green house gas emission by :

(A) An average of 10 percent below 1995 level by the year 2010

(B) An average of 8 percent below 1998 level by the year 2012

(C) An average of 20 percent below 1997 level by the year 2009

(D) An average of 5 percent below 1990 level by the year 2012

20. Xerophytes can tolerate and stand against :

(A) High temperature

(B) Severe Cold

(C) Humidity

(D) The drought Conditions

21. Consider the following statements :

(1) Ozone is found mostly in the stratosphere.

(2) Ozone layer lies 55–75 kms. above the surface of the earth.

(3) Ozone absorbs ultraviolet rays from the Sun.

(4) Ozone layer has no significance for life on the earth.

Which of the above statements are correct ?

(A) 1 and 3

(B) 2 and 4

(C) 2 and 3

(D) 1 and 4

22. Given below are two statements, one labelled as Assertion (A) and the other labelled as Reason (R). Select your answer from the codes given below :

Assertion (A) : Oceanic salinity is low in the equatorial region

Reason (R) : Equatorial region is characterized by heavy rainfall, cloudiness and humidity.

Codes :

(A) Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).

(B) Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is not correct explanation of (A).

(C) (A) is true but (R) is false.

(D) (A) is false but (R) is true.

23. The statement – “Systematic geography must move into theoretical spheres and Regional Geography into a search for generic and not unique studies” was made by

(A) Richard Hartshorne

(B) Isaiah Bowman

(C) William Bunge

(D) Peter Haggett

24. In the development of Quantitative Revolution, a new field of study called ‘Social Physics’ stating that “dimensions of society are analogous to the physical dimensions and include numbers of people, distance and time” was introduced by

(A) J. Q. Stewart

(B) Edward Ullman

(C) W.L. Garrison

(D) William Warntz

25. Given below are two statements, one laballed as Assertion (A), and the other labelled as Reason (R) : Assertion (A) : The major Thrust of Quantitative Revolution is to bring law making, model building and Theorization in Geography.

Reason (R) : After the second world war, young geographers discarded the empirical, descriptive and gazetteer type of Geography by using the mathematical language rather than the language of literature. Select your answer from the codes given below :

Codes :

(A) (A) is correct but (R) is wrong.

(B) (A) is wrong but (R) is correct.

(C) Both (A) and (R) are correct and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).

(D) Both (A) and (R) are wrong.

26. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the codes given below :

Table Show Match List-I and List-II Q-26
Table Show Match List-I and List-II Q-26

List – I

List – II

i. T. Haggerstrand

a. Theoretical Geography

ii. William Bunge

b. Geographic Dissemination of Innovations

iii. Gilbert White

c. Methods of Regional Analysis

iv. Walter Isard

d. Human Reponses to Floods

Q-26 Match List Codes
Q-26 Match List Codes

Codes:

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27. Match List-I and List-II and select the correct answer using the codes given below :

Table Show Match List-I and List-II Q-27
Table Show Match List-I and List-II Q-27

List - I

List – II

i. Otto Schluter

a. Political geography

ii. Von Richthofen

b. Das Ausland

iii. Oscar Peschel

c. Major work on China

iv. Friedrich Ratzel

d. Visible content of the landscape

Q-27 Match List Codes
Q-27 Match List Codes

Codes:

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28. Which one of the following statements is not true about Humanism in Geography.

(A) Humanism does not treat humans as machines.

(B) Humanistic geography gives importance to human awareness, human consciousness and human creativity.

(C) Humanists accept the reduction of space and place to geometrical concepts of surface.

(D) Humanism developed as criticism against positivism and quantitative revolution.

29. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the codes given below :

Table Show Match List-I and List-II Q-29
Table Show Match List-I and List-II Q-29

List– I (Philosophical approaches)

List – II (Advocates)

i. Idealistic

a. Relph

ii. Phenomenological

b. Harris and Guelke

iii. Radical

c. Smith

iv. Welfare

d. Bunge

Q-29 Match List Codes
Q-29 Match List Codes

Codes:

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30. Who among the following was a strong supporter of Ritter’s teleological ideas ?

(A) Guyot

(B) Peschel

(C) Gerland

(D) Ratzel

31. A process of population deconcentration away from large urban settlements to non-metropolitan areas is termed as :

(A) Urban dispersal

(B) Urban sprawl

(C) Counter-urbanization

(D) Sub-urbanization

32. In the acceleration stage of urbanisation the urban population constitutes :

(A) More than 70% of the total population of the state

(B) 25% to 70%

(C) 10% to 25%

(D) Less than 10%

33. The concept of primate city was advanced by

(A) Jefferson

(B) Zift

(C) Mumford

(D) Sjoberg

34. Given below are two statements, one laballed as Assertion (A) and the other labelled as Reason (R). Select your answer from the codes given below :

Assertion (A) : Losch’s model is less restrictive than Christoller’s.

Reason (R) : Losch treated each function as having a separate range, threshold and hexagonal hinterland.

Codes :

(A) Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanations of (A).

(B) Both (A) and (R) are true but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).

(C) (A) is true but (R) is false.

(D) (A) is false but (R) is true.

35. Which of the following conditions is characterised by the second stage of Demographic Transition ? (A) Low birth rate, High death rate

(B) High birth rate, High death rate

(C) High birth rate, declining death rate

(D) Low birth rate, Low death rate

36. Match following List-I and List-II and select the correct answer from the codes given below :

Table Show Match List-I and List-II Q-36
Table Show Match List-I and List-II Q-36

List – I (Books)

List – II (Authors)

a. The Nature of Geography

i. D. Harvey

b. The Urban Question

ii. P. Haggett

c. Social Justice and the City

iii. R. Hart – shorne

d. Locational Analysis in Human Geography.

iv. M. Castells

Q-36 Match List Codes
Q-36 Match List Codes

Codes:

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37. ‘Chain migration’ is based on :

(A) Job opportunities

(B) Kinship

(C) Proximity to place of earlier Residence

(D) Combination of (A) and (C)

38. Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched ?

Q-38 Match List Codes
Q-38 Match List Codes

Concept

Concept

(A) E.W. Burgess

– Concept of megalopolis

(B) W. J. Reily

– Law of retail gravitation

(C) G. K. Ziff

– Rank-size rule

(D) Patrick Geddes

– Concept of conurbation

39. Consider the following statements and select the correct answer from the given codes :

(1) Most of the fishing grounds occur in areas where the continental shelf is wide.

(2) Fishing activity is well developed in warm tropical waters.

(3) Mixing of warm and cold currents brings plant nutrients for fish.

(4) Inland fisheries are more significant than other types in India.

Codes :

(A) 1 andü 2 are correct.

(B) 1 and 3 are correct.

(C) 2, 3 and 4 are correct.

(D) 1, 2 and 3 are correct.

40. Given below are two statements, one laballed as Assertion (A) and the other labelled as Reason (R) : Assertion (A) : There are regional disparities in the spatial organisation of economy.

Reason (R) : Interactions among inherent factors in economic activities affect the texture of spatial organisations. In the context of the above two statements, which one of the following is correct ?

Codes :

(A) Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).

(B) Both (A) andü (R) are true, but ü (R) is not the correct explanation fo (A).

(C) (A) is true, but (R) is false.

(D) (A) is false, but (R) is true.

41. Which one of the following crop practices refers to crop rotation ?

(A) Cultivating more than one crop in the same field in different seasons.

(B) Cultivating the same crop in the same field in different seasons.

(C) Cultivating many crops in the same field in one season.

(D) Cultivating one crop in one season followed by a different crop in the next season in the same field.

42. When the raw material used in an industry is gross and ubiquitous, the location of the firm will be : (A) Near the source of raw material

(B) Anywhere between the source of raw material market

(C) Near the market

(D) Near the capital city

43. In Great Britain a little pulp is produced, but paper making is important, while in Sweden pulp manufacture is far more important than paper making because

(A) Great Britain is technologically advanced as compared to Sweden.

(B) Pulp making is raw material oriented, paper making is more market oriented.

(C) Sweden is a poor country.

(D) Great Britain has plenty of forest resources for paper making.

44. Match List – I with List – II and select the correct answer from the codes given below:

Table Show Match List-I and List-II Q-44
Table Show Match List-I and List-II Q-44

List – I (Location)

List – II (Industry)

a. Detroit

1. Iron and Steel

b. Yokohama

2. Synthetic rubber

c. Akron

3. Ship building

d. Glasgow

4. Automobile

Q-44 Match List Codes
Q-44 Match List Codes

Codes:

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(B)

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(C)

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45. Break-of-bulk point is a place :

(A) Where large sized and bulky goods are crushed into.

(B) Where goods are transferred from one mode of transport to another.

(C) Where packaging of the bulky goods is carried out at large scale.

(D) The place meant for the transport of bulky products.

46. Consider the following road network diagram of an area :

Following road network diagram of an area

Following Road Network Diagram of an Area

Following road network diagram of an area

Select the correct connectivity matrix for the above network.

(A)

Equation

(B)

Equation

(C)

Equation

(D)

Equation

47. Which one of the following theories emphasizes the policy oriented concepts such as propulsive firms, leading industries and agglomeration ?

(A) Central Place Theory

(B) Theory of Industrial location

(C) Growth pole theory

(D) Theory of spatial organization

48. The techniques usually employed for actual delineation of functional regions are :

(A) Flow and gravitational analysis

(B) Simple correlation analysis

(C) Composite index method analysis

(D) Ranking coefficient method analysis

49. The gravity principle in identification of nodal regions states that the interaction between two geographic points is directly related to :

(A) Their masses

(B) Their distance

(C) Their mode of transport

(D) Their size of settlements

50. Match the following :

Table Show Match List-I and List-II Q-50
Table Show Match List-I and List-II Q-50

List – I (Regional Planners)

List – II (Number of major planning regions identified for India)

i. V. Nath

a. 13

ii. Bhat and Rao

b. 19

iii. Sen Gupta & Sdasyuk

c. 11

iv. C.S. Chandra

d. 15

Q-50 Match List Codes
Q-50 Match List Codes

Codes:

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51. Given below are two statements; one labelled as Assertion (A) and other labelled as Reason (R) : Assertion (A) : A planning region should be large enough to contain a range of resources, conditions and attributes so as to serve a desired degree of economic viability.

Reason (R) : Its resource position should be such that a satisfactory level of product combination for consumption and for exchange would be feasible. Select your answer from the codes given below :

Codes:

(A) Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation.

(B) Both (A) and (R) are true but (R) is not the correct explanation.

(C) (A) is true but (R) is false.

(D) (A) is false but (R) is true.

52. Preparation of Sub-plans on regional basis was taken up in :

(A) Fourth plan

(B) Fifth plan

(C) Sixth plan

(D) Seventh plan

53. Who among the following presented a framework of economic regions of different orders following the soviet concept of economic regions and production specialisation :

(A) P. Sen Gupta

(B) V. Nath

(C) S.P. Chatterjee

(D) Bhat and Prakasa Rao

54. Which one of the following states experienced the lowest growth rate of literates during 2001-2011 ?

(A) Tamil Nadu

(B) Nagaland

(C) Kerala

(D) Goa

55. Which one of the following places in India does not get the vertical rays of the Sun ?

(A) Srinagar (J & K)

(B) Mumbai

(C) Chennai

(D) Thiruvananthapuram

56. Which one of the following atomic power stations is located in Tamil Nadu ?

(A) Tarapur

(B) Kota

(C) Kalpakkam

(D) Narora

57. Which one of the following matches is not-correct ?

(A) Himadri – Greater Himalya

(B) Shiwalik – Outer Himalaya

(C) Western Ghatü – Peninsular India

(D) Gondwanaland – Lesser Himalaya

58. Which one of the following major seaports of India does not have natural harbour ?

(A) Mumbai

(B) Cochin

(C) Marmagao

(D) Paradeep

59. The member of agro-climatic regions in India as per Planning Commission is

(A) Twelve

(B) Thirteen

(C) Fourteen

(D) Fifteen

60. About three-fourth of manganese ore reserves of India are found in :

(A) Orissa, Madhya Pradesh, Maharastra, Goa

(B) Karnataka, Orissa, Madhya Pradesh, Maharastra

(C) Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Goa, Andhra Pradesh

(D) Madhya Pradesh, Maharastra, Andhra Pradesh, Jharkhand

61. Match List – I with List – II and select the correct answer from the codes given below :

Table Show Match List-I and List-II Q-61
Table Show Match List-I and List-II Q-61

List – I (Statistic)

List – II (Analysis)

a. Standard Distance

i. Principal

b. Nearest Neighbour

ii. Scatter diagram

c. Correlation

iii. Settlement pattern

d. Eigen Value

iv. Centrographic measure

Q-61 Match List Codes
Q-61 Match List Codes

Codes:

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62. Which of the following is a GIS operation?

(A) Image displaying

(B) Contrast stretching

(C) Map over laying

(D) Map designing

63. Which of the following diagrams is used to show proportion of different land uses in an area ?

(A) Pie

(B) Wind rose

(C) Line

(D) Flow-Chart

64. Mean, median and mode coincide if the distribution of values is

(A) Negativety skewed

(B) Normal

(C) Positivety skewed

(D) Poisson

65. The contour interval followed in SOI Toposheet with 1/50,000 scale is :

(A) 20 Metres

(B) 50 Metres

(C) 100 Metres

(D) 150 Metres

66. Match List – I with List – II and select a correct answer using the codes given below :

Table Show Match List-I and List-II Q-66
Table Show Match List-I and List-II Q-66

List – I (Instruments)

List – II (Functions)

a. GPS base

i. Distance and area

b. Pantograph

ii. 3-D Vision

c. Planimeter

iii. Global location

d. Stereoscope

iv. Reduction & enlargement

Q-66 Match List Codes
Q-66 Match List Codes

Codes:

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67. The most appropriate sampling Technique to represent the heterogenous population of a region is : (A) Cluster

(B) Random stratified

(C) Systematic

(D) Purposive

68. Which one of the following characteristic features of Indian federalism does not have a geographical base ?

(A) Vast area sizeü

(B) Physical and cultural diversities

(C) Regional inequalities in socioeconomic development

(D) Division of powers and functions between Union and states

69. Which of the following countries is known as a Unique assemblage of human races in the world ?

(A) Union of South Africa

(B) U.S.A.

(C) Indonesia

(D) India

70. ‘Geostrategic model’, dividing the world into ten regions, was propounded by :

(A) P. J. Taylor

(B) John Short

(C) John Agnew

(D) Saul Cohen

71. Match items in List – I with items in List – II and select the correct answer using the codes given below :

Table Show Match List-I and List-II Q-71
Table Show Match List-I and List-II Q-71

List – I (Name of Administrative Unit)

List – II (Name of the country)

a. District

1. France

b. Department

2. India

c. Country

3. Germany

d. Kreise

4. Great Britain

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Q-71 Match List Codes

Codes:

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72. For measuring the success of changes in electroral boundaries, we use the concept of :

(A) Representation

(B) Malapportionment

(C) Legitimate participation

(D) Non-legitimate participation

73. Welfare approach in geographic studies emphasises spatial variation in–

(A) Socio-Economic development

(B) Public-private partnership in development

(C) Infrastructural development

(D) Quality of life

74. The ‘Cultural Turn’ in geography has been responsible for :

(A) Bringing social and cultural geography closer to each other

(B) Social geography taking over cultural geography.

(C) Creating void between social and cultural geography.

(D) Reducing the significance of Social geography.

75. Match List – I with List – II and select the correct answer from the codes given below :

Match industry with its location
Match industry with its location

List – I (Industry)

List – II (Location)

a. Aluminium

i. Mysore

b. Copper smelting

ii. Renukoot

c. Zink smelting

iii.Vishakhapatnam

d. Silk

iv. Khetri

Q-75 Match List Codes
Q-75 Match List Codes

Codes:

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