Competitive Exams Practice Questions for Geography Part 23

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Q. With respect to Arabian Sea Branch and Bay of Bengal branch of the monsoon entering the Indian Landmass, consider the following statements:

1. Arabian Sea Branch is much more powerful than the Bay of Bengal branch

2. Arabian Sea Branch is divided into three distinct streams while Bay of Bengal branch is divided into two distinct streams.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: C

Q. If you are traveling from South to North in peninsular India, which of the following denotes the correct sequence in which you will visit the hills?

(a) Cardamom- Animalia Nigeria- Javari

(b) Animalia Cardamom – Nigeria – Javari

(c) Cardamom – Nigeria- Animalia – Javari

(d) Cardamom – Nigeria- Javari- Animalia

Answer: A

Q. Consider the following pairs:

Consider the Following Pairs
List - IList - II
1. Guru Shikhar peakRavalli Range
2. BarakPataki Bum
3. Nortek PeakBrail Range

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: C

Q. With reference to sheet erosion, consider the following statements:

1. It is common on steep slopes

2. It is associated with Badland topography

3. It is significant in arid and semi- arid regions

Which of the above statements is/are not correct?

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 1 and 3 only

(c) 2 only

(d) 1,2 and 3

Answer: B

Q. With reference to Border Area Development programme (BADP) , consider the following statements:

1. The fund under BADP are provided to the States as a 100 % non – lapsable Special Central Assistance.

2. The programme has been implemented through only those states which constitute the International Land Borders.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: A

Q. The term ‘Kuiper belt’ is often seen in the news in the context of:

(a) The planetary ring system of Saturn

(b) Region of Mars where water has been discovered

(c) A region of the solar system beyond the orbit of Neptune.

(d) A region of asteroids between the orbits of Mars and Earth.

Answer: D

Q. Which of the following places in India, houses both Mangroves and Tropical Evergreen forests?

1. Andaman and Nicobar Islands

2. Sundarbans

3. Bhitarkanika

4. Pichavarm

5. Gulf of Ketch

Select the correct answer using the codes below.

(a) 1 only

(b) 1 and 2 only

(c) 1,4 and 5 only

(d) 3,4 and 5only

Answer: D

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