Competitive Exams Practice Questions for Geography Part 20

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Q. With reference to characteristics of natural vegetation in India, consider the following statements:

1) Trees are found in the warm and humid areas.

2) the mean annual temperature is above 22C.

3) Annual rainfall is above 200 cm.

4) Rosewood, ebony and Mahogany are important species found.

Which of the following forests is best characterized by the features given above?

(a) Tropical Moist Deciduous forests

(b) Tropical Semi- Evergreen forests

(c) Tropical Evergreen forests

(d) Tropical Dry Deciduous forests

Answer: C

Q. Consider the following pairs.

Consider the Following Pairs
Type of ClimateArea Associated
1. Semi- aridNorth-Western steppe climate Gujarat
2. Cold humidArunachal Pradesh winter with short summer
3. Monsoon withCoromandel Coast dry summer of Tamil Nadu.

Which of the above pairs is/are correctly matched?

(a) 1 only

(b) 1 and 3 only

(c) 2 and 3 only

(d) 1,2 and 3

Answer: D

Q. Which of the following geological events is not associated in shaping the present drainage system of peninsular India?

(a) Subsidence of the western flank of the peninsula block

(b) Subsidence of the northern flank of the peninsular block

(c) Slight tilting of the peninsular block from the northwest to southeast direction

(d) All the above are associated

Answer: A

Q. Consider the following statements about the Hems National park:

1. It is a high-altitude national park in the upper Siang district of Arunachal Pradesh.

2. It is the only national park in India north of the Himalayas.

3. It has high density of snow leopards.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 1 and 3 only

(d) 1,2 and 3

Answer: B

Q. Consider the following characteristics of an Indian soil.

1. This soil resembles a brick in terms of its deep red colour and surface texture.

2. It is a heavily leached soil.

3. The red colour is imparted by the presence of iron oxide.

4. It is widely found in Kerala.

Which of the following soils is characterized by the above-mentioned features?

(a) Laterite soil

(b) Alluvial soil

(c) Red soil

(d) Saline soil

Answer: D

Q. Consider the following statements:

1. The westernmost point of India is located in the Lakshadweep islands.

2. The easternmost point of India is situated in Assam. 3. The latitudinal and longitudinal extent of India is about 30 degrees.

Which of the statement given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 3 only

(d) 1,2 and 3

Answer: C