Examination questions and solutions
Who among the following is credited with incorporation of concept of geographical space in the Growth Pole Theory ?
Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the codes given below —
a.Block Mountains 1.Aravallies
b.Volcanic Mountains 2.Pennives
c.Relict Mountains 3.Vindhyachal
d.Fold Mountains 4.Mount Popa
a=1, b=2, c=3, d=4
a=2, b=1, c=4, d=3
a=4, b=3, c=2, d=1
a=3, b=4, c=1, d=2
Match List-I with the List-II and select the correct answer from the codes given below—
List-I (National Park) List-II (State)
d.Sironi 4.Jammu & Kashmir
a=3, b=4, c=2, d=1
a=1, b=2, c=4, d=3
a=1, b=4, c=3, d=2
Who, among the following, propounded the concept of compage ?
Kirkuk, one of the most important oilfields in the world, is located in—
Which one of the following is the largest volume of import commodities in India ?
Iron and Steel
Petroleum & Lubricants
Pearls and Precious stones
The location of paper industries is highly influenced by which one of the following factors ?
Availability and nearness of raw material
Nearness of market
Availability of capital
Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the codes given below—
b.Kuzbas Basin 2.Iron ore
d.Eastern Siberia 4.Oil
a=2, b=3, c=4, d=1
a=4, b=3, c=1, d=2
Name the State which employs the highest number of child labour in the country ?
Match the following List-I with List-II and select the correct answer from the codes given—
List-I (Geographer) List-II (Country)
a.Alexander Von Humboldt 1.France
b.Ellen Churchill Semple 2.U.K.
c.Peter Haggett 3.U.S.A.
d.Jeans Brunhes 4.Germany
a=4, b=2, c=3, d=1
a=2, b=3, c=1, d=4
Identify the correct sequence of the given processes regarding rainfall —
Unsaturated air, condensation, dew point, precipitation
Dew point, condensation, unsaturated air, precipitation
Unsaturated air, dew point, condensation, precipitation
Dew point, precipitation, condensation, unsaturated air
The climate of Southern Ganga plain in the Thornthwait classification is denoted by—
Which one of the following States has the longest coast line ?
Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has divided India into how many seismic zones ?
Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer from the codes given—
a.Woolridge and Morgan
1.Principles of Geomorphology
3.Spirit and purpose of Geography
a=3, b=1, c=2, d=4
a=4, b=2, c=1, d=3
Which of the following processes is responsible for weathering of rocks in the Karst region ?
Match items in List-I with items in List-II and select the correct answer using the codes given below —
List-I (Name of List-II (Name
Administrative Unit) of the Country)
d.Kreise 4.Great Britain
a=3, b=2, c=1, d=4
About three-fourth of manganese ore reserves of India are found in
Odisha, Madhya Pradesh, Maharastra, Goa
Karnataka, Odisha, Madhya Pradesh, Maharastra
Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Goa, Andhra Pradesh
Madhya Pradesh, Maharastra, Andhra Pradesh, Jharkhand
Which one of the following major seaports of India does not have natural harbour ?
Which one of the following matches is not-correct ?
Himadri - Greater Himalya
Shiwalik - Outer Himalaya
Western Ghat - Peninsular India
Gondwanaland - Lesser Himalaya
Which of the following is an incorrect pair ?
Utilitarian Planning — Functional Planning
Comprehensive Planning — Integrated Planning
Regional Planning — Spatial Planning
Sectoral Planning — Co-ordinated Planning
Given below are two statements, one labelled as Assertion (A) and the other labelled as Reason (R). Select your answer from the codes given below—
Assertion (A) : Laterite soils are well developed in Kerala.
Reason (R) : Kerala receives high rainfall during monsoon season.
A and R are correct and R explains A
A is correct, but R is false
A is false, but R is correct
A and R are correct, but R does not explain A
In which of the following States of India the concentration of laterite soils is higher ?
Jammu & Kashmir
Increase in temperature with increase in height is known as—
Adiabatic lapse rate
Inversion of temperature
In describing the patterns and processes of spatial interaction, geographers are most concerned with—
Accessibility and Connectivity
Density and Dispersion
Diffusion and Pattern
Who among the following defined Geography as Discovery of Predictive Patterns during quantitative revolution period ?
Which one of the following is a Taiga Biome ?
Which one of the following primary green house gases is not associated with global warming ?
Given below are two statements, one labelled as Assertion (A) and other labelled as Reason (R). Select your answer from codes given below—
Assertion (A) : The salinity in Dead Sea is very low.
Reason (R) : Dead Sea is located in tropical dry climatic region, where evaporation is high, precipitation is low and here drainage is internal.
Both A and R are right
Both A and R are wrong
A is wrong, but R is right
A is right, but R is wrong
Salinity in water bodies increases with —
Increase in evaporation and decrease in admixture of fresh water
Decrease in evaporation and increase in admixture of fresh water
Decrease in evaporation and no change in admixture of fresh water
Increase in evaporation and increase in admixture of fresh water