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aQ 1. which of the following statements are true?

(a) The correlation coefficient is dependent on the choice of both origin and scale observations.

(b) The correlation coefficient is dependent on the units of measurements.

(c) The coefficient of correlation is the square root of the coefficient of determination.

(d) The zero value of correlation coefficient cannot estimate the value of dependent variable.


1. (a) and (b) are true

2. (a), (b) and (b) are true

3. (c) and (d) are true

4. Only (d) is true

Q 2. Which of the following type of weathering is generally dominant in Greater Himalayas?

1. Block disintegration

2. Scree formation

3. Exfoliation

4. Granular disintegration

Q 3. Which one of the following factors DOES NOT promote the formation of Federal State?

1. Vast area

2. Homogenous population

3. Odd shape

4. Presence of several core areas

Q 4. Which one of the following is less important determinant for the electoral behavior in India?

1. Caste

2. Education of a candidate

3. Religion and language

4. Money power

Q 5. Who amongst the following geographers was pioneer of branching Geography into two general or universal and special or particular?

1. Richthofen

2. Varenius

3. Ritter

4. Humboldt

Q 6. Read the following statements given below:

(a) The Bhangar soils are older Alluvium.

(b) The Bhangar soils are frequently inundated.

(c) The Bhangar soils are rich in concentration and nodules.

(d) The drier areas of Bhangar soils exhibit saline and alkaline efflorescence.

Select the correct option:

1. (a) and (b) are true

2. (a) and (d) are true

3. (a), (c) and (d) are true

4. (a), (b) and (d) are true

Q 7. In Drewnowski’s conceptual framework of the need satisfaction curve, the lowest level of living indicates which state of well-being?

1. Insufficiency

2. Affluence

3. Sufficiency

4. Destitution

Q 8. Which one of the following pairs is NOT matched correctly?

1. Julian Wolpert: Behavioural approach

2. Aristotle: Inductive

3. Ratzel: Man land approach

4. David Smith: Marxist perspective

All are correct

Q 9. Which one of the following is NOT matched correctly?

1. M. T. Sadler: Economic Theories of Population Growth

2. W. C. Plowden: Census of India

3. F. W. Notestein: Demographic Transition

4. E. G. Ravenstein: Laws of Migration

Q 10. La Nina phenomenon is due to which of the following conditions?

1. Air pressure dropping over central and eastern Pacific Ocean

2. Weak high-pressure system replacing normal pressure over western Pacific

3. An abnormal accumulation of cold water in central and eastern Pacific resulting into very strong trade winds

4. The trade winds over the Pacific Ocean move strongly from west to east

Q 11. Consider the following features related to glacial lake outburst flood (GLOF):

(a) Involves sudden release of melt water

(b) Failure of moraine and ice dam

(c) Large downstream discharge causing floods

(d) Rapid event casting for few seconds

Select the correct answer from the options given below:

1. (a) and (b) are correct

2. (c) and (d) are correct

3. (a), (b) and (c) are correct

4. (b), (c) and (d) are correct

Q 12. Consider the following statements regarding air mass characteristics:

(a) An extensive body of air

(b) Fairly homogenous physical properties

(c) Associated with light divergent winds

(d) Associated with the convergence zones

Select the correct answer from the codes given below:

1. (a) and (b) are correct

2. (c) and (d) are correct

3. (b), (c) and (d) are correct

4. (a), (b) and (c) are correct

Q 2. The densest sea water is the

1) Arctic bottom water

2) North Pacific bottom water

3) Antarctic bottom water

4) North Atlantic deep water

Q 3. Arrange the following States of India in increasing level of urbanization as per the 2011 Census data:

1) Kerala

2) Punjab

3) Goa

4) Mizoram

Order is not given (Goa (highest) > Mizoram > Kerala > Punjab)

Q 4. Which one of the following is NOT matched correctly?

1) R. E. Murphy: Urban Social Area Analysis

2) M. Jefferson: Primate City

3) G. Childe: Theory of Urban Origin

4) E. Shevky: Study of CBD

- Published/Last Modified on: July 6, 2019


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