NTE Praxis: Geography MCQs (Practice-Test 44 of 118)

  1. The state of inactivity adopted by desert animals during the hottest and driest season is known as

    1. basal metabolism

    2. dormancy

    3. aestivation

    4. hibernation

  2. Which one of the following sets of biomes represents the right sequence in terms of increasing water deficiency?

    1. Tropical scrub, tropical savanna, desert

    2. Tropical savanna, midlatitude grassland, desert

    3. Mediterranean woodland, midlatitude grassland, midlatitude deciduous forest

    4. Desert, tropical savanna, tropical scrub

  3. Water bodies which have low concentration of nutrients are in

    1. Littoral zones

    2. Oligotrophic areas

    3. Neritic province

    4. Benthos zone

  4. Consider the following statements regarding human geography:

    1. It is the synthetic relationship between human societies and earth surface

    2. It describes alt those parts of geography which are not solely concerned either with physical environment or with cartography

    3. It is currently dominated by numerous approaches

    Which of the above statements are correct?

    1. 1 and 2

    2. 1 and 3

    3. 2 and 3

    4. 1, 2 and 3

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

    List-I List-II
    1. Generesdevie

    2. Lands haft

    3. Lebensraum

    4. Sequent occupancy

    1. S Passarge

    2. Whittles

    3. Vidal de La Blache

    4. R Ratzel

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
  6. Consider the following statements: Demographic transition is a general model

    1. describing the evolution of levels of fertility and mortality

    2. which has been developed with particular reference to developed countries

    3. which has been accepted as the universal model of population growth

    4. which suggests four highly stylized phases in the process

    Which of the above statements are correct?

    1. 1, 2 and 3

    2. 2, 3 and 4

    3. 1, 2 and 4

    4. 1, 3 and 4

  7. The given diagram shows a

    1. Fulani settlement

    2. Masai settlement

    3. Kirghiz settlement

    4. Bushmen settlement

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

    List-I (Country) List-II (Indigenous People)
    1. Canada

    2. China

    3. Thailand

    4. USA

    1. Crow

    2. Highur

    3. Innu

    4. Lisu

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
  9. Consider the following statements:

    1. The population of Europe is older in age than that of any other continent

    2. Population of many of the European countries is showing a negative growth

    3. About 25 percent of the European population is in the senile age group

    4. Only 10 percent of the European population is in the juvenile age group

    Which of the above statements are correct?

    1. 1 and 2

    2. 1 and 3

    3. 2, 3 and 4

    4. 1, 2, 3 and 4

  10. The correct sequence in the descending order of the given countries in terms of life expectancy at birth is

    1. China, India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan

    2. China, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, India

    3. Sri Lanka, India, China, Pakistan

    4. Sri Lanka, China, Pakistan, India

  11. The doubling period of population is the lowest in

    1. Bangladesh

    2. Egypt

    3. Iran

    4. Pakistan

  12. The first scholar to formulate the laws of migration was

    1. Kosinski, L A

    2. Lee, E

    3. Ravenstein, E G

    4. Zelinsky, W

  13. Human activates are conditioned and sometimes deter mined by biophysical environmental is related to the doctrine of

    1. determinism

    2. neo-determinism

    3. possibilism

    4. humanism

  14. Which one of the following geographical conditions makes hunting and fishing the principal means of livelihood in the Tundra region?

    1. Sparse population

    2. Infertile dissected terrain

    3. Scarcity of vegetation

    4. Harsh climate

  15. Transhumance refers to

    1. migration of animal in ranches

    2. human migration in search of job

    3. seasonal movement of people and their herds from valley to mountain and vice versa

    4. migration of nomads