Tripura PSC Exam Practice Questions for Geography Part 18

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Q. Consider the following statements about Magnetic storms:

1. They are caused by temporary disturbance of earth՚s magnetosphere due solar flares.

2. Their frequency is dependent upon sunspot cycle.

3. Their occurrence impacts functioning of radar, radio, pendulum clock and magnetic compass.

4. They cause aural displays to occur at much lower latitude.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(A) 1 only

(B) 1 and 2 only

(C) 1,2 and 3

(D) 1,2and 4

Answer: (D)

Q. Consider the following statements about different layers of Earth՚s atmosphere.

1. Jet streams flow in the Troposphere.

2. Density of Stratosphere is greater than Ionosphere.

3. Communication at the earth՚s surface is facilitated by Thermosphere.

4. Temperature decreases with increasing height in Mesosphere.

Which of the statements given is/are correct?

(A) 1 and 2 only

(B) 2 and 3 only

(C) 1,3 and 4 only

(D) 2,3 and 4 only

Answer: (C)

Q. With respect to the geological time scale in increasing order, select the correct sequence.

(A) Blue green algae- Fish- Frog- Ape

(B) Blue green algae- Frog- Ape- Fish

(C) Fish- Blue green algae- Frog- Ape

(D) Frog- Fish – Blue green algae-Ape

Answer: (D)

Q. Consider the following sites:

1. Western Ghats.

2. Kaziranga Wildlife sanctuary.

3. Human՚s Tomb.

4. Remains at Nalanda.

5. The Golden Temple.

Which of the following have been recognized as World heritage sites by UNESCO?

(A) 1,2 and 3 only

(B) 2,3 and 4 only

(C) 1,4 and 5 only

(D) 2,3 and 5 only

Answer: (A)

Q. Consider the following statements:

1. As wave՚s moves from the crust towards the core, the velocity of waves increases in general.

2. While S waves provides an understanding of the interior of the earth, P waves do not.

Which of the statements given above is/are incorrect?

(A) 1 only

(B) 2 only

(C) Both 1 and 2

(D) Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: (C)

Q. With reference to Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) , consider the following statements:

1. It has both Asian and non- Asian countries as members.

2. All the members of the bank have equal voting rights.

3. Its headquarter is located in Shanghai.

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: (A)

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