Competitive Exams: Geography MCQs (Practice-Test 39 of 118)

  1. The dichotomy of general geography and special geography was advocated by

    1. Alexander von Humboldt

    2. Alfred Hettner

    3. Elisee Reclus

    4. B Varenius

  2. Which one of the following approaches to geography stressed on a holistic view of economy, society and polity?

    1. Behaviouralism

    2. Humanism

    3. Positivisms

    4. Radicalism

  3. The model of environmental perception and behaviour shown in the given block diagram was propounded by:

    1. Boulding

    2. Down

    3. Kirk

    4. Porteous

  4. Consider the following statements: The main objectives of Quantitative Revolution in geography was to

    1. make geography an earth science

    2. make geography the geometry of space

    3. develop precise regional laws

    4. develop universal laws in geography

    Which of the above statements are correct?

    1. 1, 2 and 3

    2. 1, 3 and 4

    3. 2, 3 and 4

    4. 1, 2 and 4

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

    List-I (Geographer) List-II (Country)
    1. Hettner

    2. Demangeon

    3. Mackinder

    4. Berg

    1. France

    2. Britain

    3. Germany

    4. Russia

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
  6. While explaining the relation between nature and man, Blache cited the instance of the tradition of a regional concept of France known as

    1. Compage

    2. Formal region

    3. Functional region

    4. Pays

  7. The term ‘Anthropogeography’ coined by Ratzel and was used by him for the

    1. geography of man in terms of individuals and races

    2. geography of man and his works in relation to earth's surface

    3. organic theory of society and state

    4. study of harmonious reciprocal relation of man and nature

  8. India's Eastern Ghats and Western Ghats meet at the

    1. Cardamom hills

    2. Annamalai hills

    3. Nilgiri hills

    4. Palani hills

  9. The given diagram shows the river regime of

    1. Cauvery

    2. Godavari

    3. Ganga

    4. Sutlej

  10. Which one of the following characteristics is NOT relevant to Ganga river?

    1. It is a braided river with numerous channels

    2. It has multiple inter-twined sand-bars

    3. It has extensive gully erosion

    4. It deposits enormous sediments annually into the Bay of Bengal

  11. The dotted areas marked on the given map represent

    1. humid sub-tropical climatic region

    2. tropical wet and dry climatic region

    3. semi-arid climatic region

    4. sub-tropical dry climatic region

  12. During winter, north-western part of India gets rainfall from

    1. thunderstorms

    2. retreating monsoon

    3. western disturbances

    4. tropical cyclones

  13. Match the monthly distribution of temperature indicated as 1, 2, 3 and 4 in the given diagram with the following towns:

    1. Shillong

    2. Delhi

    3. Jodhpur

    4. Tiruvananthapuram

    Select the correct answer using the codes given below

    1. 2 4 3 1

    2. 2 4 1 3

    3. 4 2 3 1

    4. 4 2 1 3

  14. Match the four types of soil areas marked as 1, 2, 3 and 4 in the given map with the following soil types:

    1. Red sandy soil

    2. Mixed red and black soil

    3. Red loamy soil

    4. Red and yellow soil

    Select the correct answer using the codes given below

    1. 3 1 4 2

    2. 3 1 2 4

    3. 1 3 2 4

    4. 1 3 4 2

  15. The site of which one of the following hydel power stations is marked as X in the given map?

    1. Koyna on Koyna river

    2. Saravathi on Saravathi river

    3. Srisailam on Krishna river

    4. Nagarjuna Sagar on Krishna river