Geography 2001 Paper 1 – Solved MCQs Competitive Exams Set 2

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(11) Ordnance maps were first made in:

(a) Sixteenth Century

(b) Seventeenth Century

(c) Eighteenth Century

(d) None of these

Answer: (b)

(12) The largest scale maps are generally known as:

(a) Climate maps

(b) Atlas maps

(c) Cadastral maps

(d) None of these

Answer: (c)

(13) The best suited projection for map of Tundras is:

(a) Zenithal

(b) Conical

(c) Mercator’s

(d) None of these

Answer: (a)

(14) To show the distribution of animals on a map we prefer to use:

(a) Shade method

(b) Isopleth

(c) Dot method

(d) None of these

Answer: (c)

(15) Which of the following symbolls is used to show storm on a weather map:

(a) >->->---->->----->

(b) >->->---->->->---->

(c) >->->------->---->

(d) None of these

Answer: ()

(16) For every 900 ft of rise in elevation the mercury column falls:

(a) 1/20

(b) 1/30

(c) 1/39

(d) None of these

Answer: (b)

(17) Clouds and ground reflection loss of radiant energy of the Sun is:

(a) 19.5%

(b) 25%

(c) 27.3%

(d) None of these

Answer: (b)

(18) Any object moving horizontally in the northern hemisphere tends to deflect to the:

(a) Left

(b) Centre

(c) Right

(d) None of these

Answer: (c)

(19) The type of Clouds which causes Hail are called

(a) Cumulonimbus

(b) Stratiform

(c) Altocumulus

(d) None of these

Answer: (d)

(20) Tropical Desert and Steppe climates occur between latitudes:

(a) 15° to 35° N and S

(b) 10° to 25° N

(c) 10° to 20° N and S

(d) None of these

Answer: (a)

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