ICAR NET (UG/PG) Practice Questions for Geography Part 16

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Q. With reference to the ocean currents, consider the following statements:

1. The warm ocean currents originate near the equator and move towards the poles.

2. The cold currents carry water from polar or higher latitudes to tropical or lower latitudes.

3. The areas where a warm and cold current meet experience foggy weather making it difficult for navigation.

Which of the statements given above is/are not correct?

(A) 1,2 and 3

(B) 1 and 2only

(C) 3 only

(D) None of the above

Answer: (D)

Q. Which of the following is/are the recommendations of Bibek Debroy committee on restructuring of Indian railways?

1. Privatization of Indian Railways

2. Commercial accounting in Railway projects

3. Discontinuation of Railway Budget after 5years

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

(A) 1 only

(B) 1 and 2 only

(C) 2 and 3 only

(D) 1,2 and 3

Answer: (D)

Q. Which of the following factors influence the local temperature of a region?

1. Ocean currents

2. Winds

3. Natural vegetation

4. Soil

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

(A) 1 and 2 only

(B) 1 and 3 only

(C) 2,3 and 4 only

(D) 1,2, 3 and 4

Answer: (B)

Q. Which of the following best defines a mineral and a rock?

(A) A rock has an orderly, repetitive, geometrical, internal arrangement of minerals, a mineral is a citified or consolidated aggregate of rocks.

(B) Mineral consists of its constituent atoms arranged in a geometrically repetitive structure; in a rock, atoms are randomly bonded without any geometric pattern.

(C) In a mineral the constituent atoms are bonded in a regular, repetitive, internal structure; a rock is a citified or consolidated aggregate of different mineral grains.

(D) A rock consists of atoms bonded in a regular, geometrically predictable arrangement; a mineral is a consolidated aggregate of different rock particles.

Answer: (B)

Q. Match the two lists.

Match the Two Lists
PlanetMoon
1. MarsA. Ganymede
2. JupiterB. Titan
3. SaturnC Miranda
4. UranusD. Phobos

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

(A) 1-B, 2-A, 3-C, 4-D

(D) 1-D, 2-C, 3-A, 4-B

(C) 1-D, 2-A, 3-B, 4-C

(D) 1-B, 2-C, 3-D, 4-A

Answer: (D)

Q. The ‘Rosetta Mission’ , recently in the news, is in the context of:

(A) A space probe studying a comet.

(B) A space probe orbiting Mars.

(C) A particle detector situated at South Pole.

(D) An interplanetary space probe to study Pluto.

Answer: (B)

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