ICAR NET (UG/PG) Practice Questions for Geography Part 15

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Q. With reference to Shadow Zone, consider the following statements:

1. A zone between 105 and 145 from epicentre is identified as a shadow zone for both the types of waver.

2. The entire zone beyond 105 does not receive p-waver.

3. The shadow zone of p-waves is much larger than that of S-waves.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(A) 1 only

(B) 1 and 2 only

(C) 2 and 3 only

(D) 1,2 and 3

Answer: (D)

Q. In India, problem of declining soil fertility can be tackled with which of the following conservation measures?

1. Contour sloughing

2. Construction of bunds along gullies.

3. Promoting shifting cultivation.

4. Application of cow dung and gypsum.

5. Formation of wind breaks.

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

(A) 1,2 and 3 only

(B) 1,2, 4 and 5 only

(C) 2,4 and 5 only

(D) 1,2, 3,4 and 5

Answer: (A)

Q. Which of the following have volcanic origin?

1. Andaman and Nicobar Islands

2. Lakshadweep

3. Deccan Trap

4. Arevalo ranges

Select the correct answer using code given below.

(A) 1,2 and 3 only

(B) 2 and 4 only

(C) 1 and 3 only

(D) 1,2, 3 and 4

Answer: (D)

Q. According to United Nations Conference on Trade and Developments (UNCTAD՚s) World Investment Report 2015, arrange the given below countries in descending order according to the inflow of foreign direct investment (FDI) :

1. India

2. Brazil

3. Russia

4. China

Select the correct answer from the code given below.

(A) 1 - 4-3 - 2

(B) 3 - 4-1 - 2

(C) 4 - 1-3 - 2

(D) 4 - 2-1 - 3

Answer: (C)

Q. Which of the following organizations has developed the augmented reality application ‘SAKAAR’ ?

(A) Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO)

(B) Defense Research and Development Organisation (DRDO)

(C) Indian Institute of Science (Iosco)

(D) Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR)

Answer: (C)

Q. With reference to mass movements, consider the following statements:

1. Mass movement refers to the movement of rock debris down a slope under the influence of any geomorphic agent such as running water.

2. Weathering is a pre- requisite for mass movement.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(A) 1 only

(B) 2 only

(C) Both 1 and 2

(D) Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: (A)

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