Competitive Exams: Geography MCQs (Practice-Test 51 of 118)

  1. When a person traverses from Mangalore (West) to Chennai (East), which one of the following sequences (from West to East) of forest types does he observe?

    1. Tropical evergreen-Tropical wet deciduous-Tropical semi-evergreen-Tropical dry

    2. Tropical wet deciduous-Tropical evergreen-Tropical semi-evergreen-Tropical dry

    3. Tropical semi-evergreen-Tropical evergreen-Tropical wet deciduous-Tropical dry

    4. Tropical evergreen-Tropical wet deciduous-Tropical dry-Tropical semi-evergreen

  2. Consider the following pairs: River Merges with

      • Parvati
      • Beas
      • Chandra
      • Sutlej
      • Pindar
      • Alaknanda
      • Tons
      • Bhagirathi

    Which of the above pairs is/are correctly matched?

    1. 1 and 2, only

    2. 3 only

    3. 1 and 3, only

    4. 1, 2, 3 and 4

  3. If one traverses from West to East in India, which one of the following is the correct sequence of coal field deposits (from West to East) does he observe?

    1. Karanpura-Singrauli-Bokaro Raniganj

    2. Singrauli-Karanpura-Bokaro Raniganj

    3. Karanpura-Singrauli-Raniganj Bokaro

    4. Singrauli-Karanpura-Raniganj

    Bokaro

  4. Consider the following statements:

    1. In India, Tertiary deposits of coal occur in Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya and Nagaland.

    2. In India, lignite does not occur anywhere except in Tamil Nadu and Rajasthan.

    3. In India, metallurgical coal is restricted to Jharkhand and Andhra Pradesh only

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    1. 1 only

    2. 2 and 3, only

    3. 1 and 3, only

    4. 1, 2 and 3

  5. Temperate cyclones are characterized by which of the following?

    1. Fronts

    2. Diverging winds

    3. Dry winds

    4. Hot winds

  6. The following have been proposed as the climatic regions of India by Koppen:

    1. Aw

    2. Cwg

    3. As

    4. E

    Which one of the following is the correct sequence-of the climatic regions given above as they occur from south to north

    India?

    1. 3 − 1 − 2 − 4

    2. 2 − 4 − 3 − 1

    3. 3 − 4 − 2 − 1

    4. 2 − 1 − 3 − 4

  7. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists:

    List-I (Institute) List-II (Location)
    1. Rain Forest Research Institute

    2. Tropical Forestry Research Institute

    3. Institute of Forest Genetics and Tree Breeding

    4. Institute for Forest Productivity

    1. Coimbatore

    2. Dehradun

    3. Jabalpur

    4. Jorhat

    5. Ranchi

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 5
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 5
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
  8. Which among the following is/are the major factor/factors responsible for the monsoon type of climate in India?

    1. Location

    2. Thermal contrast

    3. Upper air circulation

    4. Inter-tropical. Convergence zone

    Select the correct answer using the code given below:

    1. 1 only

    2. 2 and 3, only

    3. 2, 3 and 4, only

    4. 1, 2, 3 and 4

  9. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists:

    List-I (Primitive people) List-II (Native Place)
    1. Semang

    2. Maasai

    3. Bushmen

    4. Kirghiz

    1. Temperate glassland

    2. Savannah grassland

    3. Equatorial forests

    4. Hot deserts

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
  10. Which one of the following patterns of settlements is most likely to develop along the convergence of several transport routes?

    1. Circular

    2. Linear

    3. Rectangular

    4. Star-shaped

  11. Other than Kerala, which one of the following States has already achieved the replacement level of fertility?

    1. Assam

    2. Gujarat

    3. Karnataka

    4. Tamil Nadu

  12. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the code given below:

    List-I (Industry) List-II (Important Producing)
    1. Silk

    2. Rail wagon

    3. Paper

    4. Leather

    1. Kolar

    2. Sirpur

    3. Titagarh

    4. Chennai

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
  13. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists:

    List-I (National Highway) List-II (Passes through)
    1. NH3

    2. NH6

    3. NH7

    4. NH12

    1. Bhopal

    2. Indore

    3. Jabafpur

    4. Raipur

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
  14. Consider the following statements about the Quick Bird satellite:

    1. It operates at an altitude of 950 km.

    2. Its sensors collect both multispectral and panchromatic images concurrently.

    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

  15. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists:

    List-I (Mineral Resources) List-II (Australian Region)
    1. Coal

    2. Oil and gas

    3. Non-fuel minerals

    4. Uranium

    1. New South Wales

    2. Northern territory

    3. South Australia

    4. Victoria

    5. Western Australia

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 5
      • 4
      • 5
      • 2
      • 1
      • 2
      • 5
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 5