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Geography Model Test 16 in English

Geography Model Test Questions 16 in English

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Question 1
Which of the following is a planetary wind?
A
The westerlies
B
Sea breeze
C
Fohn
D
Mistral
Question 2
Where does the third largest concentration of population lie?
A
North America
B
Eurasia
C
South America
D
Africa
Question 3
Place known for windmills is
A
Muppandal
B
Tirupur
C
Nanguneri
D
None of these
Question 4
Tirupur is located on the banks of river
A
Bhavani
B
Noyyal
C
Periyar
D
Palar
Question 5
In Tamil Nadu sugar mill is located at
A
Lalgudi
B
Tirunelveli
C
Karur
D
Cuddalore
Question 6
As per census report 2001, percentage of scheduled caste people of population in Tamil Nadu is
A
20%
B
19%
C
26%
D
10%
Question 7
Indian Telephone Industries Ltd. Is located at
A
Mumbai and Bangalore
B
Bangalore
C
Mumbai and New Delhi
D
Mumbai and Chennai
Question 8
Raurkela steel plant was set up with the assistance from
A
USSR
B
UK
C
USA
D
West Germany
Question 9
The oil and Nature Gas Commission was set up in
A
1956
B
1957
C
1959
D
1961
Question 10
In Tamil Nadu, the district with the highest sex ratio as per 2001 census is
A
Tuticorin
B
Tirunelveli
C
Ramanadhapuram
D
Nilgiris
Question 11
The Green Revolution has led to marked increase in
  1. Productivity of wheat
  2. Productivity of pulses
  3. Regional inequalities
  4. Inter-personal inequalities
Of the statements:
A
I and II are correct
B
III and IV are correct
C
I, III and IV are correct
D
all are correct
Question 12
The Jain temples known for the finest marble carvings in India are situated at
A
Gwalior
B
Jaipur
C
Gandhara
D
Dilwara
Question 13
Place known for silk fabrics is
A
Coimbatore
B
Mumbai
C
Kancheepuram
D
Surat
Question 14
Match list-I with list-II correctly and select your answer using the codes given below:
  • List-I                                             List-II
  1. Nilgiris                               1. Fold mountain
  2. Vosges                              2. Block mountain
  3. Alps                                   3. Volcanic mountain
  4. Mt. Fuji                             4. Residual mountain
A
2 3 4 1
B
3 4 2 1
C
4 2 1 3
D
2 1 4 3
Question 15
The climate around Bikaner can be described as
A
Tropical monsoon
B
Hot desert
C
Mediterranean type
D
Semi-arid shape
Question 16
In which state does the maximum area of black soil occur?
A
Gujarat
B
Maharashtra
C
Karnataka
D
Andhra Pradesh
Question 17
India is the seventh largest country in the world. It occupies ___________ of world area
A
2.4%
B
3.4%
C
4.2%
D
4.3%
Question 18
The Khasi and Jaintia hills are located in
A
Arunachal Pradesh
B
Meghalaya
C
Manipur
D
Nagaland
Question 19
The largest producer of chillies in the world is
A
India
B
Bangaladesh
C
Pakistan
D
Sri Lanka
Question 20
The ideal temperature for the growth of sugarcane is
A
20o C to 30o C
B
15o C to 40o C
C
15o C to 20o C
D
25o C to 40o C
Question 21
Match list-I with list-II correctly and select your answer using the codes given below:
  • List-I                                             List-II
  1. Mt. Everest                       1. South America
  2. Mt. Kilimanjaro                 2. Europe
  3. Mt. Elbrus                         3. Africa
  4. Mt. Aconcagua                 4. Asia
A
1 2 3 4
B
2 3 4 1
C
3 4 1 2
D
4 3 2 1
Question 22
Which of the following is the smallest in terms of area?
A
Vatican city
B
Monaco
C
Nauru
D
San Marino
Question 23
The maximum daily range of temperature can be observed at
A
Chennai
B
Thiruvananthapuram
C
Delhi
D
Mumbai
Question 24
The district with highest population in Tamil Nadu as per 2001 census is
A
Madurai
B
Chennai
C
Coimbatore
D
Trichi
Question 25
The district with highest literacy rate in Tamil Nadu is
A
Kanniyakumari
B
Tirunelveli
C
Cuddalore
D
Thanjavur
Question 26
The density of population in Tamil Nadu is (as per 2001 census)
A
478
B
456
C
411
D
626
Question 27
The highest mountain peak of India is
A
Mt. Everest
B
Mt. Kanchenjunga
C
Mt. K2
D
Mt. Nanga Parbat
Question 27 Explanation: 
Note: Kanchenjungha is the highest peak in India. It is situated in the border of sikkim and Nepal. Kanchenjungha is the third highest peak in the world after mount everest and k2(Godwin austen). K2, which is also called as Godwin Austen, is situated in POK(pak occupied kashmir) region which is administered by Pakistan.
Question 28
The port which is rich in minerals is
A
Cochin
B
Kandla
C
Marmagoa
D
Paradwip
Question 29
The area which is rich in minerals is
A
Malwa plateau
B
Chota Nagpur
C
Micot hills
D
Ajanta caves
Question 30
Mahatma Gandhi National Marine Park is situated at
A
Chennai
B
Thoothukudi
C
Andaman and Nicobar Island
D
Kanniyakumari
Question 31
The place where richest mangrove vegetations are found is
A
Cuddalore
B
Pichavaram
C
Pazhaverkadu
D
Vandalur
Question 32
The peninsula in the east of India is
A
Arabia
B
Indo-China
C
Italy
D
Iberi
Question 33
The dam constructed across the Sutlej is
A
Bharakra Nangal
B
Hirakud
C
Damodar
D
Stanly Reservoir
Question 34
Which city is known as ‘Pearl city’?
A
Nagapattinam
B
Thanjavur
C
Thoothukudi
D
Rameswaram
Question 35
The highest peak on Himalayas is
A
Dodda Betta
B
Everest
C
Anaimudi
D
Nanoa Parbat
Question 36
The only nuclear reactor, ‘Kamini’ which uses Uranium-233 as fuel, is located in
A
Maharashtra
B
Orissa
C
Gujarat
D
Tamil Nadu
Question 37
The North-west of peninsular India is
A
Chota Nagpur plateau
B
Deccan plateau
C
Malwa plateau
D
Shillong plateau
Question 38
The important food crop of Tamil Nadu is
A
Paddy
B
Wheat
C
Ragi
D
Barley
Question 39
The heaviest rainfall occurs during the month in __________ Tamil Nadu
A
January – March
B
April – June
C
July – September
D
October – November
Question 40
The land the consists of homogeneous geographical features is
A
Region
B
Country
C
Continent
D
World
Question 41
Adam’s Bridge connects which of the following two places?
A
Pamban island of India and north tip of Sri Lanka
B
India and Pakistan
C
India and Bangladesh
D
None of these
Question 42
Which one of the following combinations is responsible for higher salinity ocean water?
A
High evaporation, high temperature and high rainfall
B
High evaporation, high temperature and low rainfall
C
Low evaporation, low temperature and high rainfall
D
Low evaporation, low temperature and low rainfall
Question 43
The largest reserve of bauxite is found in
A
Madhya Pradesh
B
Orissa
C
Maharashtra
D
Chhattisgarh
Question 44
Which place is called “Muthumakkal Thaligalin Thottam”?
A
Chettipalayam
B
Athichchanallur
C
Saanur
D
Thirumudivakkam
Question 45
The oil and natural gas commission was set up in
A
1956
B
1957
C
1958
D
1959
Question 46
Consider the following statements:
  • Assertion (A):       Larterite soil is well developed in Kerala.
  • Reason (R):           Kerala receives high rainfall during south-west monsoon.
Now select your answer according to the coding scheme given below:
A
Both (A) and (R) are true, and (R) is the correct explanation of (A)
B
Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A)
C
(A) is true, but (R) is false
D
(A) is false, but (R) is true
Question 47
The region on the solution side of the siwalk hill is called his
A
Dunes
B
Bhabhar
C
Terai
D
Khadar
Question 48
Which of the following is the primary source of energy in India?
A
Coal
B
Petroleum
C
Hydroelectricity
D
Biogas plants
Question 49
The percentage of population depending on agriculture as per the census, 1981 in India is
A
68 percent
B
48 percent
C
62 percent
D
54 percent
Question 50
The first cotton mill was set up in India during
A
1862
B
1852
C
1851
D
1863
Question 50 Explanation: 
NOTE: 1818 – Ist Modern cotton mill - Mumbai
Question 51
Which one of the following is a warm current?
A
Labrador current
B
Peru current
C
Falkland current
D
Florida current
Question 52
First electric railway was opened in
A
1853
B
1885
C
1905
D
1925
Question 53
Escape velocity of the earth is
A
1.12 km/s
B
11.2 km/s
C
112 km/s
D
112 km/h
Question 54
Which of the following should be avoided as method of presenting data?
A
Bar diagram
B
Pie diagram
C
Pictogram
D
Spheres and Cones
Question 55
Fjord coasts are very typical of the
A
Alaskan coast
B
Spanish coast
C
Norwegian coast
D
Peruvian coast
Question 56
Which one of the following states is still practising Jhum cultivation?
A
Assam
B
Tamil Nadu
C
Karnataka
D
Maharashtra
Question 57
Where are silicon chips manufactured in India?
A
Chandigarh
B
Punjab
C
Uttar Pradesh
D
Tamil Nadu
Question 58
How many tides are experienced in a day?
A
One time
B
Two times
C
Three times
D
Four times
Question 59
Which of the following states has the largest area under forest?
A
Gujarat
B
Haryana
C
Madhya Pradesh
D
Uttar Pradesh
Question 60
Which of the following pairs is not correctly matched?
A
Tectonic lake - Wular lake
B
Lagoon lake - Pulicat lake
C
Aeolean lake - Chilka lake
D
Volcanic lake - Lunar lake
Question 61
The area of Ganga plain is
A
3,57,000 sq.kms.
B
3,20,000 sq.kms
C
3,50,000 sq.kms
D
None of these
Question 62
Coral reefs in the oceans are found between
A
25o N - 25 o S latitude
B
30o N - 30 o S latitude
C
15o N - 15 o S latitude
D
None of these
Question 63
Bokaro Steel Plant is located in the state of
A
West Bengal
B
Orissa
C
Jharkhand
D
Karnataka
Question 64
The Nilgiris are part of the
A
Eastern Ghats
B
Western Ghats
C
Vindhya-Satpura range
D
Himalayan range
Question 65
The famous textile market in Tamil Nadu
A
Coimbatore
B
Tirunelveli
C
Salem
D
Erode
Question 66
Manimutharu Dam is located in the district of
A
Tirunelveli
B
Coimbatore
C
Cuddalore
D
Thanjavur
Question 67
Consider the following statements:
  • Assertion (A):       Drought is a creeping phenomenon, which makes an accurate prediction of its onset a difficult task.
  • Reason (R):           Deficiency in rainfall and over-exploitation of ground water aggravates the situation.
Now select your answer according to the coding scheme given below:
A
Both (A) and (R) are true, and (R) is the correct explanation of (A)
B
Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A)
C
(A) is true, but (R) is false
D
(A) is false, but (R) is true
Question 68
Match list-I with list-II correctly and select your answer using the codes given below:
  • List-I                                             List-II
  1. Chennai                             1. Poles
  2. Frigid                                2. Rotation
  3. Earth axis                          3. 100 minutes
  4. Lunar eclipse                     4. 13o N, 81o E
A
1 2 4 3
B
3 4 1 2
C
4 3 2 1
D
4 1 2 3
Question 69
Choose the correct statement from the following:
A
The direction in which water currents move depends on winds and the earth’s spin
B
The direction in which water currents move does not depend on winds and the earth’s spin
C
The direction in which water current move depends on winds and the earth’s revolution
D
The direction in which water currents move depends in sun’s energy and the earth’s spin
Question 70
All water lying south of latitude 55o in the southern hemisphere, is called
A
South Pacific
B
South Atlantic
C
Southern Ocean
D
Indian Ocean
Question 71
The devastating cyclone struck the coast of Orissa in India on
A
29th October, 1999
B
26th December, 2004
C
17th and 18th August, 1998
D
2nd December, 1984
Question 72
Earthquakes under the sea can cause long, giant, destructive waves called
A
Cyclones
B
Tides
C
Tsunami
D
Tornadoes
Question 73
Which one is a fast growing tree?
A
Banyan
B
Teak
C
Coconut
D
Eucalyptus
Question 74
The Kudankulam Nuclear Power Station is set up in Tamil Nadu in collaboration with
A
France
B
Germany
C
Russia
D
Italy
Question 75
Coal mine is situated in Tamil Nadu at
A
Cuddalore
B
Neyveli
C
Mettur
D
Kalpakkam
Question 76
Maitree express is a train that runs between
A
Kolkata and Kohima
B
Kolkata and Shillong
C
Kolkata and Dispur
D
Kolkata and Dhaka
Question 77
Which one of the following combinations are cash crops?
A
Cotton, sugarcane, oil seeds
B
Maize, ragi, millets
C
Groundnut, castor seeds, tobacco
D
Rice, wheat, dals
Question 78
The famous Kashmir valley is located between which of the following two ranges?
A
Pirpanjal and Himachal
B
Pirpanjal and Himadri
C
Pirpanjal and Karakoram
D
Pirpanjal and Zaskar range
Question 79
Population density is represented by
A
Total population/Total area
B
Total population/Total cultivated area
C
Total population/Net sown area
D
Total population engaged in agriculture/Total cultivated area
Question 80
The relative proportion of labour earnings in national income in India is
A
Above 70 per cent
B
Above 90 per cent
C
Above 50 per cent
D
Above 30 per cent
Question 81
The second longest National Highway of India is
A
NH – 7
B
NH – 6
C
NH – 1
D
NH – 4
Question 82
The line that sets the boundary and consequently the number of the poor refers to
A
Line of control (
B
Line of poor
C
Poverty line
D
Poor border line
Question 83
The major source of irrigation in peninsular India is
A
Wells and tubewells
B
Tanks
C
Canals
D
All of these
Question 84
Tamil Nadu stretches between 8o 5’ N ______ N latitudes
A
13o 35’
B
12o 25’
C
11o 25’
D
10o 25’
Question 85
The Manchester of India is
A
Chennai
B
Mumbai
C
Delhi
D
Jamshedpur
Question 86
A district in Tamil Nadu which has government explosive factory is
A
Vellore
B
Erode
C
Trichy
D
Chennai
Question 87
In paddy production, Tamil Nadu occupies the ______ rank in India
A
Third
B
Fifth
C
Fourth
D
Second
Question 88
Gold fields in Karnataka are at
A
Mysore
B
Kolar
C
Bangalore
D
Mandya
Question 89
The delta area where petroleum is found in Tamil Nadu is
A
Tamiraparani
B
Vaigai
C
Kaveri
D
Palar
Question 90
Climate of India is highly influenced by
A
Local winds
B
Planetary winds
C
Monsoon winds
D
Trade winds
Question 91
Mundanthurai wildlife sanctuary inlocated in
A
Theni district
B
Karur district
C
Tuticorin
D
Tirunelveli districts
Question 92
Which is the premier national industry of India?
A
Sugar industry
B
Jute industry
C
Textile industry
D
Cotton mill industry
Question 93
What is the time taken by the earth from its axis to pass through one longitude?
A
15 minutes
B
10 minutes
C
5 minutes
D
4 minutes
Question 94
According to the census estimate of 2001, the rate of literacy in Tamil Nadu was _______ per cent.
A
73.5
B
54
C
36
D
90
Question 95
Which of the following countries does not experience monsoon type of climate?
A
Myanmar
B
Indonesia
C
Bangladesh
D
Sri Lanka
Question 96
Railway Zones in India are
A
Seven
B
Eight
C
Nine
D
17 zones
Question 96 Explanation: 
NOTE: Indian Railways has been divided into 17 zones and 69 divisions.
Question 97
Find the correct sequence of passes located from North to South in the Western Ghats of India.
A
Palghat, Bhorghat, Thalghat, Shengcota gap
B
Thalghat, Bhorghat, Palghat, Shengcota gap
C
Shengcota gap, Palghat, Thalghat, Bhorghat
D
Bhorghat, Thalghat, Palghat, Shengcota gap
Question 98
The solar system that belongs to the galaxy is called
A
Milky way
B
Magellanic cloud
C
Radio galaxy
D
Andromeda nebula
Question 99
Consider the following statements:
  • Assertion (A):       Indira Gandhi canal irrigates large area of western Rajasthan.
  • Reason (R):           It is fed by river Ravi in Rajasthan.
Now select your answer according to the coding scheme given below:
A
Both (A) and (R) are true, and (R) is the correct explanation of (A)
B
Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A)
C
(A) is true, but (R) is false
D
(A) is false, but (R) is true
Question 100
The total number of corporations of Tamil Nadu in 2008 was
A
7
B
8
C
10
D
12
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