Competitive Exams: Geography MCQs (Practice-Test 45 of 118)

  1. Estancias are

    1. vast cattle farms in Argentina

    2. smaller estates in Brazil

    3. plantation farms in Malaysia

    4. commercial grain farms in Western

    USA

  2. Bamboo and pine trees are generally found in which one of the following types of climates?

    1. Taiga

    2. Tropical monsoon

    3. Mediterranean

    4. Savanna

  3. Nagaland mountains are becoming increasingly barren mountains, mainly due to

    1. insurgency

    2. shifting cultivation

    3. urbanization

    4. rapid population growth

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

    List-I (Crops) List-II (Producer)
    1. Banana

    2. Cocoa

    3. Coffee

    4. Tea

    1. Colombia

    2. Ghana

    3. Jamaica

    4. Kenya

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
  5. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer:

    List-I (Minerals) List-II (Areas)
    1. Coal

    2. Copper

    3. Iron ore

    4. Petroleum

    1. Bisbee

    2. Kirkuk

    3. Donetz

    4. Mesabi

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
  6. Consider the following statements:

    1. Iron and steel industries developed around lake Michigan in the USA due to the availability of good quality coal

    2. Pittsburg-Youngstown area is the leading producers of steel in the USA

    3. The Lorrains area in France is significant for steel production

    4. The South Manchurian region accounts for nearly 60% of China's pig iron production

    Which of above statements are correct?

    1. 1, 3 and 4

    2. 1, 2 and 4

    3. 2, 3 and 4

    4. 2 and 3

  7. Consider the following reasons:

    1. Cane sugar is preferred to beet sugar

    2. Beet sugar is insufficient to meet local demand

    3. There is low demand and surplus production of cane sugar in producing countries

    4. Cane sugar producing countries were colonies of importing countries

    5. Production cost of cane sugar is low

    Which of the above reasons account for the fact that cane sugar has a major share in the international sugar trade?

    1. 1, 2 and 3

    2. 2, 3 and 4

    3. 1, 4 and 5

    4. 2, 3 and 5

  8. Consider the following statements

    1. Low-income countries of Asia have lower level of urbanization but had some of the largest cities in the world

    2. Most of Southeast Asian countries have primate pattern of urbanization

    3. In the addition of world urban population after 1950 the share of developed countries is higher than that of the developing countries

    Which of the above statements are correct?

    1. 1 and 2

    2. 2 and 3

    3. 1 and 3

    4. 1, 2 and 3

  9. In the given Multiple Nuclei Model of Harris-Ullman, the shaded area marked A represents

    1. heavy manufacturing area

    2. residential suburb

    3. outlying business district

    4. industrial suburb

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

    List-I (City) List-II (Chrematistics)
    1. Jammu

    2. Kakinada

    3. Faizabad

    4. Udaipur

    1. Sea-front location

    2. River-front location

    3. Lake-front location

    4. Hill-front location

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
  11. The term Megalopolis for the description of urban pattern of north-eastern seaboard of the USA, was first introduced by

    1. C D Harris

    2. Jean Guttmann

    3. Brian Berry

    4. David Harvey

  12. The shaded area in the given world map represents the natural region characterized by

    1. warm summer continental climate

    2. cool summer continental climate

    3. southern Tundra climate

    4. marine west coast climate

  13. Between which one of the following pairs of ports does Panama Canal shorten the distance to the maximum?

    1. Liverpool and Shanghai

    2. New York and Honolulu

    3. Liverpool and Sydney

    4. New York and San Francisco

  14. Match List I (Cities) with List II (Rivers on which the cities are located) and select the correct answer:

    List-I List-II
    1. New York

    2. Bonn

    3. Quebec

    4. Venice

    1. Daunbe

    2. Po

    3. St. Lawrence

    4. Hudson

    5. Rhine

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 5
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 5
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 5
  15. Match the sites marked as A, B, C and D in the given map with the following cities:

    1. Gary

    2. Detroit

    3. Kingston

    4. Marquette

    Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

    A B C D

    1. 4 1 3 2

    2. 3 1 2 4

    3. 3 2 1 4

    4. 4 1 2 3