Competitive Exams Practice Questions for Geography Part 14

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Q. The existence of S-wave shadow zone is an evidence of which of the following?

(A) The outer core is liquid.

(B) The outer core is composed of iron and nickel oxides.

(C) The inner core is solid.

(D) p waves travel faster than S waves.

Answer: (A)

Q. With reference to Sangria deer, consider the following statements:

1. It is found only in Kabul Lama National park

2. It is listed as a critically endangered species by International Union for Conservation of Nature (UCN) .

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(A) 1 only

(B) 2 only

(C) Both 1 and 2

(D) Neither 1 and 2

Answer: (B)

Q. Match the India՚s mountain passes with their location in the respective states.

Match the India՚S Mountain Passes with Their Location in the Respective States
PassState
1. Nathan La passA. Uttarakhand
2. Lipulekh passB. Jammu& Kashmir
3. Routing La passC. Sikkim
4. Zoie la passD. Himachal Pradesh

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

(A) 1-A, 2-C, 3-B, 4-D

(B) 1-C, 2-A, 3-B, 4-D

(C) 1-C, 2-A, 3-D, 4-B

(D) 1-A, 2-C, 3-D, 4-B

Answer: (D)

Q. With reference to transfer of heat by oceans, consider the following statements:

1. Oceans transfer heat from the tropics towards the poles.

2. During summers, the effect of cold ocean currents is more pounced in the mid- latitudes.

3. Maximum heat transfer takes place near the mid- latitudes

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(A) 1 only

(B) 1 and 2 only

(C) 1 and 3 only

(D) 1,2 and 3

Answer: (C)

Q. With reference to earthquakes, consider the following statements:

1. The magnitude scale is known as the Marcella scale.

2. The magnitude is expressed in absolute numbers of 1 - 12.

3. Seismograph is used to record the earthquake waves.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(A) 1 only

(B) 2 and 3 only

(C) 3 only

(D) 1,2 and 3

Answer: (B)

Q. A particular state in India has following characteristics:

1. It lies on the same latitude which passes through Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh.

2. It has over 40 % of its area under forest cover.

3. Its state animal is wild water Buffalo

4. It is drained by the RI hand Ringer.

Which among the following states has all the above characteristics?

(A) Chhattisgarh

(B) Tripura

(C) Mizoram

(D) Jharkhand

Answer: (D)

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