GEOGRAPHY QUESTIONS

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GEOGRAPHY QUESTIONS

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Set of general knowledge questions on Geography.

Candidates who are preparing for different examination these geography questions are very useful to know how well the preparation is going on. So here is set of 10 geography  questions.

Que.1  Match List I with List II and select the correct answer from the codes given below the lists

List I                           List II

1.Ozone hole                1.Ratio of reflected radiation to radiation received

2.Green houses           2.Acceleration effect of ozone destruction

3.Global warming       3. Increase in CO2 level

4.Albedo                       4. Difference in the outgoing and incoming radiation of the                                                                 atmosphere

Codes

A  B  C D                          A  B  C  D

(a)2 4   3   1                     (b) 4   3   2   1

(c)3   4   2   1                   (d) 2  1    3   4

Que.2  Assertion (A) Within the mesosphere, temperature decreases with increasing            altitude.

Reason (R) This is due to decreasing solar heating and increasing cooling by CO2        radiative emission.

Codes

  1. Both A and R are true, and R is the correct explanation of A
  2. Both A and R are true, but R is not the correct explanation of A
  3. A is true, but R is false
  4. A is false, but R is true

Que.3 A layer in the Earth atmosphere called ionosphere facilitates radio communication Why?

  1. The presence of ozone causes the, reflection of radio waves to Earth.
  2. Radio waves have a very long wavelength.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

  1. Only 1
  2. Only 2
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2

Que.4 Tidal range denotes the

(a) rise of sea water and its movement toward the coast

(b) fall of sea water and its movement toward the sea

(c) rise and fall of sea water due to gravitational forces

(d) Difference between high and low tide

Que.5 The alpine vegetation in the Western Himalayas is found only up to a height of 3000 metres while in the Eastern Himalayas it is found up to a height of 4000 metres. The reason for this variation in the same mountain range is that

(a)  Eastern Himalayas are higher than Western Himalayas

(b)  Eastern Himalayas are nearer to the equator and sea coast than Western Himalayas

(c)  Eastern Himalayas get more monsoon rainfall than Western Himalayas

(d)  Eastern Himalayan rocks are more fertile than the Western Himalayan rocks

Que 6 Match List (Mineral with List II (State) and select the correct answer using the codes given below

List I                       List II

(Mineral)                 (State)

1.Bauxite                 Andhra Pradesh

2.Mica                      Odisha

3.Copper                 Madhya

4.Zina                     Rajasthan

Codes

A  B C D                      A  B C  D

(a)4   1  3  2                 (b)  2  1  3   4

(c)   4  3  1  2                 (d)  2  3  1   4

Que.7  In which one of the following States are Namchik-Namphuk Coalfields located?

(a) Arunachal Pradesh

(b) Meghalaya

(c) Manipur

(d) Mizoram

Que.8 Consider the following statements

1.Groundnut is not grown in Kharif season.

2.Seamum is a Kharif crop in North India and Rabi crop in South India.

3.Cotton is not grown in Rabi season.

Which of the above given statements is/are true?

(a)1 and 2                               (b)  1 and 3

(c)  All of these                 (d)  None of these
Que.9 Consider the following statements

1. Subansiri joins Brahmaputra from North.

2.Chambal river flows parallel to Yamuna.

Which of the above given statements is/are true?

(a)Only 1                       (b)  Only 2

(c)  Both 1 and 2             (d) None of these

Que10. A state in India has the following characteristics

  1. Its Northern part is arid and semi-arid.
  2. Its central part produces cotton.
  3. Cultivation of cash crops is predominant over food crops.

Which of the following states has all of the above characteristics?

(a) Andhra Pradesh       (b) Gujarat

(c) Tamil Nadu              (d) Karnataka

Que.11 Assertion (A) Cirrus clouds primarily contain ice particles.

Reason (R) Cirrus clouds occur at very high altitudes.

Codes

  1. Both A and R are true, and R is the correct explanation of A
  2. Both A and R are true, but R is not the correct explanation of A
  3. A is true, but R is false
  4. A is false, but R is true

Que 12. Consider the following statements

  1. Namcha Barwa Peak is in Arunachal Pradesh.
  2. Kamet Peak is not in Nepal.

Which of the statements given above is/are true?

(a)Only 1                             (b) Only 2

(c) Both 1 and 2              (d) None of these

Que.13 Which one of the following is the correct sequence of the given hills starting from the North and going towards the South?

  1. Nallamalai Hills—Nilgiri Hills— Javadi Hills—Anaiamalai Hills
  2. Anaimalai Hills–—Javadi Hills—Nilgiri Hills—Nallamali Hills
  3. Nallamalai Hills–—Javadi Hills—Nilgiri Hills—Anaiamalai Hills
  4. Anaiamalai Hills— Nilgiri Hills— Javadi Hills— Nallamalai Hills

Que.14 Assertion (A) Despite low evaporation and stable stratification of the atmosphere, salinity is high in Polar Regions.

Reason (R) Sea water freezes leaving the remaining water saline than before.

Codes

  1. Both A and R are true, and R is the correct explanation of A
  2. Both A and R are true, but R is not the correct explanation of A
  3. A is true, but R is false
  4. A is false, but R is true

Answers with Explanation

  1. A

Ozone hole is caused by excessive ozone depletion from the effects of CFCs

Green house is that closed area caused by difference in heating

Albedo – the proportion of the incident light or radiation that is reflected by a surface

  1. A Self explanatory
  2. B Self explanatory
  3. D Self explanatory
  1. C

Eastern Himalayas are nearer to sea and Bay of Bengal branch of monsoon strikes it and orographic rainfall takes place

  1. D Self explanatory
  2. A Namchik-Namphuk Coalfields is in changlang district of Arunachal pradesh
  3. C Self explanatory
  4. A

The Subansiri River is a tributary of the Brahmaputra river in the Indian states of Assam and Arunachal pradesh, and tibet

10. B        Rainfall is very less in Gujarat . Rann of kutch is northwest part of Gujarat . Soil is not fit for cash crops

  1. B Self explanatory

Cirrus (symbol: Ci) is a genus of atmospheric cloud generally characterized by thin, wispy strands, giving the type its name from the Latin word cirrus, meaning a ringlet or curling lock of hair

  1. C
  1. C Nallamalai Hills–  section of the Eastern Ghats which stretch primarily over                  Kurnool, Nellore, Guntur, Prakasam, Javadi Hills— eastern ghats primarily over vellore district,  Nilgiri Hills— it is above anaimalai hills
  1. D Self explanatory