Competitive Exams: Geography MCQs (Practice-Test 31 of 118)

  1. Consider the following statements:

    1. New Zealand has very mild winters owing to its oceanic situation and only the extreme north has very cold winters

    2. In New Zealand, the situation of the mountain chain produces much sharper climate contrasts between cast and west than in a north-south direction.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    1. 1 only

    2. 2 only

    3. Both 1 and 2

    4. Neither 1 nor 2

  2. Consider the following statements

    1. The network of Indian railways is spread over 80, 000 Route Kilometers (RKm).

    2. More than 50% of RKm, network of the Indian Railways is electrified.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    1. 1 only

    2. 2 only

    3. Both 1 and 2

    4. Neither 1 nor 2

  3. Which one of the following statements is not correct?

    1. Europeans emigrated m the densely populated tropical and subtropical coastlands.

    2. The great exodus from Ireland in mid 1900 was mainly due to failure of potato crops

    3. Chinese immigrates have contributed greatly to economic development of Malaysia

    4. The cities of the north-eastern United

    States are now experiencing migration losses

  4. Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched? Theory Relating to Urban Structure: Proponent

      • Concentric Theory
      • Sinclair
      • Sector Theory
      • Homer Hoyt
      • Central Place Theory
      • Christaller
      • Multiple Nuclei Theory
      • Harris

    Ullman

  5. Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched? Concept: Scholar

      • Rank-size rule
      • GK Zipf
      • Law bf retail gravitation
      • W J Reilly
      • Concept of conurbation
      • Patrick Geddes
      • Concept of megalopolis
      • EW Burgess
  6. Traveling from the equator towards pole, what would he the correct sequence of vegetation type you would encounter?

    1. Tropical rain forest-tundra-savanna

    2. Tropical rain forest-desert scrub-tundra

    3. Desert scrub-tropical rain foresttundra

    4. Mediterranean scrub-desert scrubtundra

  7. Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched? Type of Agriculture-Country

      • Viticulture
      • France
      • Sericulture
      • Poland
      • Horticulture
      • Netherlands
      • Pisciculture
      • Japan
    • Assertion (A): The amount of salinity in the tropical zone is recorded higher in the eastern than the western coasts of continents.
    • Reason (R): The trade wind causes upwelling of water in the western coasts and the water is piled up in the eastern coasts of con tine nets.
    1. Both A and R are individually true and R is the correct explanation of A.

    2. Both A and R are individually true hut R is not the correct explanation of A

    3. A is true hut R is false

    4. A is false hut R is true

    • Assertion (A): Intensification and diversification of agriculture in the Central Valley has made California the leading American state in agricultural output.
    • Reason (R): California has experienced massive & progressive extension of irrigation.
    1. Both A and R are individually true and R is the correct explanation of A.

    2. Both A and R are individually true hut R is not the correct explanation of A

    3. A is true hut R is false

    4. A is false hut R is true

    • Assertion (A): A river system can continue to cut down its valleys at approximately the same rate as uplift and so maintains its general pattern and direction.
    • Reason (R): In case of an antecedent drainage system, the river is said to have originated before a period of uplift and folding of land as a result of cart movement.
    1. Both A and R are individually true and R is the correct explanation of A.

    2. Both A and R are individually true hut R is not the correct explanation of A

    3. A is true hut R is false

    4. A is false hut R is true

    • Assertion (A): A strip of land near the south-western shore of San Francisco Bay is referred to as silicon Valley.
    • Reason (R): In the early part of California history the south-western shore of San Francisco Bay was a major area of silica mining.
    1. Both A and R are individually true and R is the correct explanation of A.

    2. Both A and R are individually true hut R is not the correct explanation of A

    3. A is true hut R is false

    4. A is false hut R is true

    • Assertion (A): On small scale conformal projections, large areas may be imperfectly represented with respect to shape.
    • Reason (R): There is no angular deformation at any point on a conformal projection.
    1. Both A and R are individually true and R is the correct explanation of A.

    2. Both A and R are individually true hut R is not the correct explanation of A

    3. A is true hut R is false

    4. A is false hut R is true

    • Assertion (A): Both Remote Sensing and GIS are involved in the analysis of phenomena of spatial significance.
    • Reason (R): Remote Sensing serves as an important data source for GIS and vice versa.
    1. Both A and R are individually true and R is the correct explanation of A.

    2. Both A and R are individually true hut R is not the correct explanation of A

    3. A is true hut R is false

    4. A is false hut R is true

    • Assertion (A): The outer core of the earth's interior is in molten state while the inner core is in solid state.
    • Reason (R): The P-seismic waves disappear in outer core while S-waves penetrate up to the inner core.
    1. Both A and R are individually true and R is the correct explanation of A.

    2. Both A and R are individually true hut R is not the correct explanation of A

    3. A is true hut R is false

    4. A is false hut R is true

    • Assertion (A): In a resequent fault line scarp, the down throw side will form lower ground.
    • Reason (R): The down throw side possesses the softer rock at the level of present erosion surface.
    1. Both A and R are individually true and R is the correct explanation of A.

    2. Both A and R are individually true hut R is not the correct explanation of A

    3. A is true hut R is false

    4. A is false hut R is true