Competitive Exams: Geography MCQs (Practice-Test 58 of 118)

  1. Which one of the following statements regarding El Nino is NOT true?

    1. It is an extension of the Equatorial current towards the western coast of South America

    2. It is an occasional warm current leading to an increase of about 10C in surface water temperature

    3. It develops as a temporary replacement of the usual cold Peruvian current

    4. It causes an increase in planktons which thrive in the cold Peruvian current

  2. Which of the following pairs of countries and their capitals are correctly matched?

      • Jordan
      • Amman
      • Lebanon
      • Beirut
      • Syria
      • Damuseus
      • Yemen
      • Aden

    Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

    1. 1, 2, 3 and 4

    2. 1, 3 and 4

    3. 2 and 4

    4. 1, 2 and 3

  3. Mormonism is practiced widely in

    1. Western USA

    2. Eastern Africa

    3. Northern China

    4. South-East Asia

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

    List-I (crop) List-II (state leading in production)
    1. Sugarcane

    2. Coconut

    3. Coffee

    4. Groundnut

    1. Karnataka

    2. Maharashtra

    3. Andhra Pradesh

    4. Kerala

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

    List-I List-II
    1. Ca

    2. Kiruna

    3. Masabi

    4. Pehaxa

    1. Aus

    2. Brazil

    3. Sweden

    4. USA

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
  6. The shaded are in the given map is a part of

    1. Indonesia

    2. Malaysia

    3. Philippines

    4. None of the above

  7. Which one of the following regions is culturally closer to India but ethnically related to China?

    1. Central Asia

    2. Polynesia

    3. West Asia

    4. South-East Asia

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

    List-I (Mineral/Ore) List-II (Occurrence)
    1. Lignite

    2. Oil

    3. Hematite

    4. Lead and Zinc

    1. Kalol

    2. Noamundi

    3. Neyveli

    4. Zawar

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
  9. Which one of the following commercially important groups of trees belongs to cool temperate hardwood species?

    1. Maple, mahogany and oak

    2. Mathogany, ebony and maple

    3. Oak, poplar and maple

    4. Ebony, oak and poplar

  10. Lake Van-Golu is situated in

    1. Iran

    2. Iraq

    3. Jordan

    4. Turkey

  11. Which of the following pairs of countries and the local names for shifting cultivation are correctly matched?

      • Sri Lanka
      • Chena
      • Zaire
      • Masole
      • Indonesia
      • Human

    Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

    1. 1 and 3

    2. 1, 2 and 3

    3. 2 and 3

    4. 1 and 2

  12. Consider the following states:

    1. Kamataka

    2. Orissa

    3. Madhya Pradesh

    4. Bihar

    The correct sequence of these states in ascending order in terms of production of iron ore is:

    1. 1, 3, 2, 4

    2. 1, 3, 4, 2

    3. 3, 1, 2, 4

    4. 3, 1, 4, 2

  13. In the map given below some of the world shipping routes are labelled as 1, 2, 3 and 4, the correct sequence in decreasing order of volume of traffic in these routes is:

    1. 1, 4, 3, 2

    2. 4, 1, 3, 2

    3. 4, 1, 2, 3

    4. 1, 4, 2, 3

  14. Which one of the following cities does NOT lie on the shore of Lake Michigan?

    1. Chicago

    2. Gary

    3. Milwaukee

    4. Duluth

  15. Which of the following pairs of crop and gene centers are correctly matched?

      • Tomato
      • South America
      • Chickpeas
      • North Africa
      • Coffee
      • Ethiopia
      • Wheat
      • Europe

    Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

    1. 1, 2, 3 and 4

    2. 1, 3 and 4

    3. 2 and 4

    4. 1, 2 and 3