Competitive Exams: Geography MCQs (Practice-Test 75 of 118)

  1. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer from the codes given below the lists:

    List-I (Industrial Products) List-II (centers)
    1. Paper

    2. Heavy Engineering

    3. Locomotive

    4. Steel production

    1. Vijaynagar

    2. Varanasi

    3. Hatia

    4. Nepanagar

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
  2. Hydroelectric project is located at

    1. Pykara

    2. Korba

    3. Debari

    4. Haldia

  3. Following sectors are important consumers of natural gas in India

    1. Power

    2. Industry

    3. Fertilizers

    4. Production of liquefied petroleum gas

    The correct sequence of the descending order in terms of the consumption of natural gas by them, is

    1. 1, 3, 2, 4

    2. 1, 3, 4, 2

    3. 2, 1, 3, 4

    4. 2, 4, 3, 1

  4. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer from the codes given below the lists:

    List-I (Form of non-conventional energy) List-II (Areas in India which are developed or can be developed)
    1. Geothermal

    2. Tidal

    3. Wind

    4. Solar

    1. Lamba

    2. Ahmedabad

    3. Madras

    4. Manikaran

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
  5. The rural settlements of Kerala are mostly

    1. compact

    2. dispersed

    3. linear

    4. radial

  6. The proportion of the number of villages above population of 5000 to the total number of villages statewide is the highest in

    1. Tamil Nadu

    2. Uttar Pradesh

    3. Bihar

    4. Kerala

  7. Which of the following factors are responsible for the present crisis in the jute industry in India?

    1. The decline in overseas market

    2. Inadequate supply of raw jute

    3. Stiff competition from synthetic packing materials

    Select the correct answer from the codes given below

    1. 1 and 3

    2. 1, 2 and 3

    3. 1 and 2

    4. 2 and 3

  8. Lahaul and Spiti district in H. P. Has the highest

    1. agricultural density of population

    2. arithemetic density of population

    3. physiological density of population

    4. rural density of population

  9. Which one of the following is most plausible solution for planning improvement of a metropolitan city in India?

    1. Constructing high rise building and skyscrapers

    2. Building up suburbs and satellite towns around the city

    3. Dispersing factories and industries to the neighboring but independent locations

    4. Preventing immigration of people into the metropolitan city

    • Assertion (A): A Karst topography is characterized by the formation of stalactites and stalagmites.
    • Reason (R): Solution is a dominant process in the development of landforms in Karst region.
    1. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are true but R is NOT a correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

    • Assertion (A): Physiological density is preferable to arithmetic density as an index of population densit.
    • Reason (R): Physiological density is based on arable land while arithmetic density is based on total area.
    1. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are true but R is NOT a correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

    • Assertion (A): The late mature stage is the last stage of city development according to Taylor.
    • Reason (R): Taylor has suggested seven stages in the development of an urban centre.
    1. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are true but R is NOT a correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

    • Assertion (A): On the west side of very continent between latitude 20 and 30 intensely dry desert borders the ocea.
    • Reason (R): The cold current flows near the western coast of every continent
    1. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are true but R is NOT a correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

    • Assertion (A): Loess is a find grained yellow deposit.
    • Reason (R): It originated as wind blown dust from desert surface.
    1. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are true but R is NOT a correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

    • Assertion (A): Saline soils are commonly formed in poorly drained locations such as low lying valley floors and basins.
    • Reason (R): In poorly drained locations, the surface runoff (Water) containing dissolved salts gets totally evaporated.
    1. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are true but R is NOT a correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true