Competitive Exams Practice Questions for Geography Part 27

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Q. With reference to Indian coastal plains consider the following statements:

1. Western coastal plains are emergent and eastern coastal plains are submerging.

2. Western coast is narrow and provides, natural conditions for development of ports and harbours.

3. Eastern coast is broader and sports well developed deltas.

Which of the above given statements is/are correct?

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 1 and 3 only

(d) 1,2 and 3

Answer: D

Q. Consider the following statements:

(a) Both civil and criminal defamation are covered under Indian penal Code.

(b) Both civil and criminal defamation are non- bauble offence.

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. A characteristic feature of rainfall in India is its variability. Which of the following regions have a variability of less than 25 per cent from the mean values of rainfall in the respective region?

1. Eastern plains of the Ganga

2. North- eastern India

3. South – Western part of Jammu and Kashmir

4. Interior of Deccan plateau

Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 1,2 and 3 only

(d) 2,3 and 4 only

Answer: C

Q. With reference to the Great Himalayas, consider the following statements:

1. Great Himalayas or ‘Himadri’ is outer most range of the Himalayas.

2. The folds of Great Himalayas are symmetrical in nature.

Which of the statement given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: D

Q. Consider the following features of a type of soil:

1. It is infertile and does not support any vegetative growth.

2. It lacks in nitrogen and calcium but is rich in sodium, potassium and magnesium.

3. In India it is found in western Gujarat and Sundarbans area of West Bengal.

Which of the following soils is best described by the above features?

(a) Peaty Soils

(b) Saline Soils

(c) Arid Soils

(d) Black soils

Answer: C

Q. With reference to India standard time meridian, consider the following statements:

1. It is taken to be 82.30 East because it divides India exactly into two half in the meridional expanse.

2. It passes through states of Uttar Pradesh, Odisha, Chhattisgarh and Telangana.

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: D

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