Competitive Exams: Geography MCQs (Practice-Test 109 of 118)

  1. Which of the following factors supports the hypothesis of the permanency of ocean basins and continents?

    1. The cross-section of the ocean basin, comprising the broad abyssal trough flanked by rim-like continental shelves

    2. Occurrence of shallow-water sands and muds limited to the continental shell and slope, while that of pelagic oozes being limited to the abyssal plain.

    3. Absence of normal sedimentary rocks on the oceanic islands

    Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

    1. 2 and 3

    2. 1 and 3

    3. 1 and 2

    4. 1, 2 and 3

  2. The birth rate (1) and death rate (2) are marked on the graph given below illustrating demographic transition. What does the third continuous line (3) on the graph show

    1. Fertility rate

    2. Growth rate

    3. Life expectancy

    4. Total population

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

    List-I List-II
    1. Hematite

    2. Copper

    3. Uranium

    4. Manganese

    1. Production of electricity

    2. Manufacture of steel

    3. Manufactures of electrical appliances

    4. Manufacture of alloy paints and batteries

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
  4. Which one of the following is the most suitable projection for showing Trans-Siberian Railway?

    1. Cylindrical Equal Area Projection

    2. Mercator's Projection

    3. Conical with one Standard Parallel

    4. Polyconic Projection

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

    List-I List-II
    1. Lebensraum

    2. Pays

    3. Orbit Terrarum

    4. Terra Incognita

    1. la Blache

    2. Solinus

    3. Ptolemy

    4. Ratzel

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
  6. Which one of the following is a true example of a Median Mass?

    1. Hungarian Plain

    2. Indo-Gangetic Plain

    3. Hwangho Plain

    4. Danube Plain

  7. The world-wide jet stream that occurs in winter above the troposphere resulting from a very steep stratospheric thermal gradient is the

    1. Arctic jet stream

    2. Sub-polar jet stream

    3. Polar-night jet stream

    4. Sub-tropical jet stream

  8. Consider the following statements:

    1. Mathogany is a native of the Equatorial forests.

    2. Cactus plants arc natives of areas of heavy precipitation.

    3. Fir trees are found widely in the Amzon basin.

    4. Tea is a plant of cool-dry climates.

    Of these statements

    1. 1 alone is correct

    2. 1, 2 and 3 are correct

    3. 1, 3 and 4 are correct

    4. 2 and 4 are correct

  9. The Amazon basin remains a backward region because of its

    1. lack of natural resources

    2. inaccessibility

    3. primitive tribal ways of life

    4. climatic hazards

  10. Consider the following statements:

    1. As per the optimum theory of population per capital income with increase with population growth in under populated areas.

    2. According to Malthus, population doubles once in every 20 years.

    3. Celibacy, self-control and late marriages are the preventive checks postulated by Malthus.

    4. According to Malthus wars, earthquake and floods are some of the positive checks on population growth.

    Of these statements

    1. 1, 3 and 4 are correct

    2. 1, 2 and 4 are correct

    3. 2, 3 and 4 are correct

    4. 1, 2 and 3 are correct

  11. Xanthoderons is the term of skin applied to

    1. Caucasoid Race

    2. Negroid Race

    3. Mongoloid Race

    4. Australoid Race

  12. Which one of the following pairs is correctly matched?

      • Bushmen
      • Amazon basin
      • Badouin
      • Arabia
      • Eski mo
      • Greenland
      • Semand
      • Malaysia
  13. In the world, viniculture, horticulture, sericulture are well developed in the

    1. monsoon regions

    2. tropical highlands

    3. mediterranean regions

    4. marine west coast areas

  14. Consider the following statements:

    1. Most of the fishing grounds occur in areas where the continental shelf is wide

    2. Fishing activity is well developed in warm tropical waters

    3. Mixing of warm and cold currents bring plant nutrients for fish

    4. Inland fisheries are more significant than other types in India.

    Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

    1. 1 and 4 are correct

    2. 1 and 3 are correct

    3. 2, 3 and 4 are correct

    4. 1, 2 and 3 are correct

  15. On global perspective, the pattern of energy consumption (in descending order of proportion) is

    1. Coal-Oil-Natural Gas-Hydel power

    2. Oil-Coal-Hydel power-Natural Gas

    3. Oil-Coal-Natural Gas-Hydel power

    4. Coal-Oil-Hydel power-Natural

Gas