UPPSC Prelims Geography 2011 Paper (Part 2 of 8)

  1. Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched?

      • Pediplain
      • W Penck
      • Peneplain
      • W M Davis
      • Panplain
      • C H Crickmay
      • Panfan
      • A C Lawson
  2. Among the following volcanoes which is known as the light house of the Mediterranean Sea?

    1. Stramboli

    2. Kotopaxi

    3. Visuvious

    4. Elburz

  3. Who devised the Index of development based on principal component analysis?

    1. O. E. Baker

    2. J. Fried-mann

    3. R P Mishra

    4. C. D. Harris

  4. Who of the following advanced the theory of law of Retail Gravitation?

    1. P O Converse

    2. A. E. Smailes

    3. W J Reilly

    4. R. E. Dickinson

  5. The concept of probabilism is associated with

    1. G Taylor

    2. P Hartshorne

    3. D Harvey

    4. OHK Spate

  6. The limit of photic zone is determined by

    1. Density of sea water

    2. Salinity of sea water

    3. Penetration of sunlight

    4. Temperature of sea water

  7. Which of the following statements regarding bio-fuels are correct?

    1. It is obtained from maize and sugarcane crops.

    2. It is a cost effective fuel.

    3. It does not affect food security.

    4. It is an eco-friendly source of fuel.

    Correct choices are

    1. 1 and 2 are correct.

    2. 2, 3 and 4 are correct.

    3. 1 and 4 are correct.

    4. 3 and 4 are correct.

  8. The correct sequence of languages in descending order in terms of their number of speakers in the world is

    1. Spanish, English, Chinese, Hindi

    2. English, Chinese, Hindi, Spanish

    3. Hindi, Chinese, Spanish, English

    4. Chinese, English, Hindi, Spanish

  9. Who of the following said “Climate was the fundamental factor in the rise of civilization”

    1. Ellsworth Huntington

    2. Carl Saver

    3. E C Semple

    4. Griffith Taylor

  10. Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched?

      • Aetas
      • Philippines
      • Inuits
      • Greenland
      • Hottentat
      • Zambia
      • Masai
      • Kenya
  11. Kalpsar project fur the supply of sweet water is located in

    1. Haryana

    2. Kamataka

    3. Rajasthan

    4. Gujarat

  12. The Ganga Action Plan was initiated in

    1. 1984

    2. 1988

    3. 1986

    4. 1990

  13. Which one of the following is not covered in 8 missions under the Climate Action Plan of the Government of India?

    1. Afforestation

    2. Solar power

    3. Nuclear power

    4. Waste to energy conversion

    • Assertion (A): Ecological productivity decreases from the equator towards the poles.
    • Reason (R): Insolation rapidly decreases from the equator towards the poles.

    Select the correct answer from the codes given below: Codes:

    1. Both (A) and (R) arc true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).

    2. Both (A) and (R) arc true but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).

    3. (A) is true but (R) is false.

    4. (A) is false but (R) is true.

    • Assertion (A): Conservation is a basic element of envirorunental planning.
    • Reason (R): Conservation and development are complementary to each other.

    Select the correct answer from the codes given below: Codes:

    1. Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).

    2. Both (A) and (R) are true but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).

    3. (A) is true but (R) is false.

    4. (A) is false but (R) is true.