Competitive Exams: Geography MCQs (Practice-Test 78 of 118)

  1. A majority of the populations of Newfoundland are engaged in

    1. lumbering

    2. fishing

    3. hunting

    4. dairying

  2. Consider the following statements: Decline of world fish haul is due to changing food habit over fishing

    1. availably of cheep

    2. changing food habit

    3. indiscriminate fishing

    4. overfishing

    5. water pollution

    Which is correct?

    1. 1, 2 and 3 are correct

    2. 2, 3 and 4 are correct

    3. 1, 4 and 5 are correct

    4. 3, 4 and 5 are correct

  3. The most important reason for dwining forest resources today is

    1. soil erosion

    2. forest fire

    3. floods

    4. over felling

  4. Aluminium, one of the metals more abundant in the crust of the earth, came into use of man only by the end of 19th century when.

    1. its use in different industries was fully realised

    2. three stages of production became known

    3. electrolytic reduction of alumina to metallic aluminium was discovered

    4. comparative hardness and tensile strength was fully realised

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

    List-I List-II
    1. Basic inexhaustible

    2. Conventional renewable source of energy

    3. Non-Conventional renewable source of energy

    4. Non-Conventional nonrenewable source of energy

    1. Hydel Power

    2. Tidal

    3. Solar energy

    4. Natural gas

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

    List-I (Mining Area) List-II (Mineral)
    1. Donbas

    2. Krivoi Rog

    3. Globe-Miami

    4. Lohardaga

    1. Iron ore

    2. Copper

    3. Bauxite

    4. Coal

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
  7. Which one of the following pairs is NOT correctly matched?

      • Lorraine
      • France
      • Ruhr Westphalia
      • Germany
      • Pittshurg
      • Lake Erie USA
      • Ise Wan Bay
      • Japan
  8. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer

    List-I (Industry) List-II (Place of Manufacture)
    1. Iron and Steel

    2. Automobile

    3. Ship building

    4. Woollen Textile

    1. Leeds

    2. Kure

    3. Atlanta

    4. Birmingham

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
  9. The greatest and the most productive industrial region in Asia is

    1. Southern Honshu

    2. Bombay

    3. Shanghai region

    4. Singapore

  10. The largest number of tribal groups live in

    1. Uganda

    2. Tanzania

    3. South Africa

    4. Nigeria

  11. Ethiopia lies in the

    1. Horn of Africa

    2. Sahel of Africa

    3. Cape of Africa

    4. Central highlands of Africa

  12. Consider the following statements: The term Barbary States denotes

    1. the region comparising Morocco, Tunisia and the northern part of Algeria.

    2. the original population of the region belonging to the Semitic group known as the Barbers

    3. the irrigated crops which account for a large part of the value of all agricultural exports

      1. 1, 2 and 3 are correct

      2. 1 and 2 are correct

      3. 2 and 3 are correct

      4. 1 and 3 are correct

  13. Karkatoa, the most famous volcano of Indonesia, is located between

    1. Sumatra and Java

    2. Sumatra and Malaysia

    3. Java and Borneo

    4. Bali and Lombok

  14. Most part of Central Africa is forested because

    1. most of the countries are thinly populated

    2. of the rugged terrain

    3. the sub-Saharan soil is most suitable for forest growth

    4. equator passes through the meddle of the region

  15. The geographic unity among the South-East Asia countries is maintained by

    1. climate

    2. culture

    3. economy

    4. topography