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Geography Model Test 17 in English

Geography Model Test Questions 17 in English

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Question 1
On map places connecting equal sunshine is called
A
Isonifs
B
Isohels
C
Isobars
D
Isohalines
Question 2
Match list-I with list-II correctly and select your answer using the codes given below:
  • List-I                                             List-II
  1. Krishna                              1. Chambal
  2. Brahmaputra                     2. Indravati
  3. Godavari                           3. Tista
  4. Yamuna                             4. Bhima
A
4 3 2 1
B
3 4 1 2
C
4 3 1 2
D
3 4 2 1
Question 3
The earth’s magnetic north pole is in the earth’s geographical.
A
North pole
B
South pole
C
Axis of rotation
D
None of these
Question 4
National Atlas and Thematic Organisation (NATMO) located in
A
Udaipur
B
Kolkata
C
Hyderabad
D
Agra
Question 5
Horse latitude extends between
A
25o - 30o North and South
B
30o - 35o North and South
C
30o - 40o North and South
D
40o - 45o North and South
Question 6
Basalt and granite belong to which type of rocks?
A
Igneous rocks
B
Metamorphic rocks
C
Sedimentary rocks
D
None of these
Question 7
Punjab and Haryana receive rainfall from
A
Westerly disturbances
B
Cyclones in Bay of Bengal
C
South-west monsoon
D
Retreating monsoon
Question 8
The topmost atmospheric layer is called
A
Troposphere
B
Ionosphere
C
Mesosphere
D
Stratosphere
Question 9
Following relief zones are the characteristics of ocean basins:
  1. Continental slopes
  2. Continental shelf
  3. Deep sea plain
  4. Oceanic trench
The correct sequence of their seaward appearance from the coast is
A
II, I, IV and III
B
I, II, IV and III
C
II, I, III and IV
D
I, II, III and IV
Question 10
India’s best quality sheep rearing is done in which of the following regions?
A
North-west region
B
Temperate Himalaya
C
Semi-arid southern region
D
Humid eastern region
Question 11
Where is the Hindustan Shipyard located?
A
Vishakhapatnam
B
Chennai
C
Kochi
D
Mumbai
Question 12
Where in India is the Asia’s largest optical telescope installed?
A
Darjeeling – West Bengal
B
Kodaikanal – Tamil Nadu
C
Mahabaleshwar – Maharashtra
D
Kavalur – Tamil Nadu
Question 13
Which of the following forms the richest ground water province in India?
A
Gondwana Sedimentary Province
B
Deccan Trap Province
C
Ganga – Brahmaputra Alluvial Province
D
Cenzoic Sedimentary Province
Question 14
In India iron-ore deposits are found in
A
Bailadila
B
Tumkur
C
Dharrwar
D
Banswara
Question 15
In which state is canal irrigation highly used?
A
Gujarat
B
Orissa
C
Uttar Pradesh
D
Haryana
Question 16
When the basis of classification is according to location or place, the classification is called ____________ classification.
A
Quantitative
B
Geographical
C
Qualitative
D
Chronological
Question 17
Match list-I with list-II correctly and select your answer using the codes given below:
  • List-I                                             List-II
  1. Karnataka                          1. Baba budan hills
  2. Orissa                                2. Mayurbhanj
  3. Chhattisgarh                      3. Bailadila
  4. Jharkhand                          4. Bonal Rangi
A
1 2 3 4
B
2 1 3 4
C
1 2 4 3
D
3 4 1 2
Question 18
Western ocean is the ancient name of the
A
Atlantic ocean
B
Pacific ocean
C
Indian ocean
D
Arctic ocean
Question 19
Which one among the following south Asian countries has the highest population density?
A
India
B
Pakistan
C
Nepal
D
Sri Lanka
Question 20
Consider the following statements:
  • Assertion (A):       Surface temperature of the oceans are controlled by warm and cold currents.
  • Reason (R):           Warm currents raise the temperature where as cool currents lower down the temperature.
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 21
Ring or horse shoe shaped coral reet are called
A
Atoll
B
Barrier reet
C
Fringing reet
D
None of these
Question 22
Land is a
A
Man-made resource
B
Non-renewable nature resource
C
Renewable natural resource
D
All of these
Question 23
Emerald Dam is located in
A
Coimbatore
B
Ooty
C
Erode
D
Salem
Question 24
Heliocentric theory according to which sun is supposed to be fixed and the planets go around the sun was proposed by
A
Galileo
B
NewtonNewton
C
Ptolemy
D
Copernicus
Question 25
The growth rate of population in India as per 2001 census is
A
3%
B
2.5%
C
1.9%
D
1.5%
Question 26
The share of road transport in total transport of the country is
A
20%
B
40%
C
60%
D
80%
Question 27
Which one of the following is the correct sequence of the given hills from the north to south?
A
Nallamalai, Nilgiris, Javadhi, Anaimalai
B
Anaimalai, Javadhi, Nilgiris, Nallamalai
C
Nallamalai, Javadhi, Nilgiris, Anaimalai
D
Anaimalai, Nilgiris, Javadhi, Nallamalai
Question 28
Match list-I with list-II correctly and select your answer using the codes given below:
  • List-I                                             List-II
  1. Neozoic era                       1. Primary
  2. Cenozoic era                     2. Secondary
  3. Mesozoic era                     3. Quaternary
  4. Palaeozoic era                   4. Tertiary
A
3 4 2 1
B
4 3 1 2
C
2 1 4 3
D
1 2 4 3
Question 29
Black soil are mostly found in which regions?
A
Coimbatore, Erode, Madurai, Tirunelveli
B
Salem, Dharmapuri, Nilgiri
C
Pudukkottai, Tiruchchirapalli and Kaveri delta
D
Kaveri delta, Palar water shed and Pondicherry
Question 30
Which district in Tamil Nadu is with largest forest?
A
Madurai
B
Kanniyakumari
C
Salem
D
Nilgiris
Question 31
Consider the following statements:
  • Assertion (A):       Tsunamis are produced by sudden movements of earth’s crust or earthquakes.
  • Reason (R):           These seismic sea waters are often incorrectly called tidal waves.
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 true, but (R) is false
Question 32
Which one of the following is correctly matched?
  • Categories             % of area (India)
  1. Mountains -                       10.6
  2. Plateaus     -                       27.7
  3. Plains                     -           43.2
  4. Hills                       -           18.5
Of these:
A
I alone is correct
B
I and II are correct
C
I, II and III are correct
D
All are correct
Question 33
The deficiency of Molybdenum, a trace element present in the soil, causes
A
Red rot of sugarcane
B
Whiptail disease of Cauliflower
C
White rust disease of Amaranthus
D
Black rust disease of wheat
Question 34
Tamil Nadu is a major producer of
A
Sunflower
B
Onion
C
Cotton
D
Sugarcane
Question 35
Skeletal soils are found in
A
Vindhyan sandstones and Ladak shales
B
South western Rajasthan and Cuddapah region
C
Telangana, Coastal Tamil Nadu and Kongu region
D
Bankura, Medinipur and Pargana areas
Question 36
Where are the typhoons usually found?
A
East Pacific
B
West Pacific
C
Black Sea
D
Red Sea
Question 37
The largest planet in the solar system is
A
Earth
B
Jupiter
C
Saturn
D
Venus
Question 38
In which hill is Killiyur waterfall located?
A
Shervaroy
B
Nilgiris
C
Kodaikanal
D
Agathiyar
Question 39
The packing fraction of a face centered cubic lattice is
A
36%
B
25%
C
68%
D
74%
Question 40
The ocean floor is a flat plain known as the
A
Abyssal plain
B
Abyssal hills
C
Fringing reef
D
Barrier reef
Question 41
In which year was the Namakkal District formulated?
A
1987
B
2007
C
1997
D
1977
Question 42
In which of the following places was the first telegraph line of India set up?
A
Kolkata and Diamond Harbour
B
Kolkata and New Delhi
C
Chennai and Mumbai
D
Kolkata and Chennai
Question 43
Total geographical area of Tamil Nadu is
A
1,30,955 sq.km
B
1,30,058 sq.km
C
1,28,055 sq.km
D
1,40,033 sq.km
Question 44
A galaxy is a huge mass of
A
Water, Air, Land
B
Stars, Nebula and Interstellar material
C
Isostasy, Continents, Terrains
D
Pluto, Stratocones and Cordillera
Question 45
Which is the longest river in Tamil Nadu?
A
Vaigai
B
Kaveri
C
Kerala
D
Orissa
Question 46
Mullai Periyar dispute is between Tamil Nadu and
A
Karnataka
B
Andhra Pradesh
C
Kerala
D
Orissa
Question 47
According to the year 2000-2001 in India, the major irrigation sources are in the order of
A
Canals, Wells, Tubewells, Tanks
B
Wells, Tubewells, Tanks, Canals
C
Tanks, Canals, Wells, Tubewells
D
Canals, Wells, Tanks, Tubewells
Question 48
Which state has the lowest level of literacy?
A
Uttar Pradesh
B
Bihar
C
Rajsthan
D
Madhya Pradesh
Question 49
Lateritic soils are found under conditions of
A
High temperature and rainfall
B
Low temperature and low rainfall
C
Medium temperature and low rainfall
D
Low rainfall and high temperature
Question 50
Consider the following statements:
  • Assertion (A):       The floods can be reduced by construction of dams and reservoirs.
  • Reason (R):           Dams have the capacity of holding huge quantity of water during flood period.
  • 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 51
Which one of the following is correctly matched?
A
Troposphere - Lowest layer of the atmosphere
B
Stratosphere - Third layer of the atmosphere
C
Mesosphere - 30 km above the earth surface
D
Thermosphere - 50 km above the earth surface
Question 52
Sathanur Dam is constructed across which river?
A
Kaveri
B
Vaigai
C
Palar
D
Thenpennai
Question 53
Which one of the following is a major source of irrigation in Tamil Nadu in general?
A
Canal
B
Rivers
C
Tanks
D
Well
Question 54
The earth crust is separated from the Mantle by a layer of discontinuity called as
A
Moho
B
Curtenberg
C
Asthenosphere
D
Hamblin
Question 55
Which is wrongly matched?
  1. Limestone - Cement industry
  2. Coke - Iron and steel industry
  3. Cotton                        - Textile industry
  4. Manganese - Paper Industry
A
II
B
III
C
IV
D
v
Question 56
The diagram which is drawn to show the calculated wind speed and direction
A
Isotherm
B
Barometer
C
Wind Rose
D
Wind Mills
Question 57
Consider the following pairs:
  1. Laterite - High temperature and heavy rainfall
  2. Alluvial - Sediments deposited by rivers
  3. Black soil                    - Suitable for cotton cultivation
  4. Clay soil - Suitable for plantation
Which of the above pairs are correctly matched?
A
I, II and III
B
I, II and IV
C
II, III and IV
D
I, III and IV
Question 58
What is common about Gulf of Mannar and Gulf of Kachchh?
A
Largest Gulf areas
B
Major coral reef areas
C
Deepest Gulf areas
D
Gulf areas not in use
Question 59
Consider the given figure of global pattern of winds. Match list-I with list-II correctly and select your answer using the codes given below lists:
  • List - I                   List – II
  1. I                 1. Westerlies
  2. II               2. Easterlies
  3. III              3. Doldrums
  4. IV              4. Trade winds
A
2 1 3 4
B
3 4 1 2
C
3 2 1 4
D
2 3 4 1
Question 60
Consider the following statements:
  • Assertion (A):       India is the largest producer of mica and Kynaite in the world.
  • Reason (R):           Bauxite, Sillimanite, Dolimote are found maximum in India.
  • 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 61
Consider the following statements:
  • Assertion (A):       Tidal forests occur in and around the delta.
  • Reason (R):           Mangroves can survive and grow in fresh as well as brackish water.
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 true, but (R) is false
Question 62
Consider the following statements:
  • Assertion (A):       Tropical cyclones are a system of low pressure.
  • Reason (R):           The differential heating over land and sea probably causes low atmospheric pressure to develop.
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 63
Match list-I with list-II correctly and select your answer using the codes given below:
  • List-I                                             List-II
  • (Rivers/Tributaries)                       (Landforms)
  1. Chambal                            1. Delta
  2. Cauvery                             2. Jog waterfalls
  3. Narmadha                         3. Bad lands
  4. Sharvathi                           4. Estuary
A
2 1 2 4
B
1 2 4 3
C
4 3 1 2
D
3 1 4 2
Question 64
As per NSSO 66th Round Survey the decline in employment is sharp particularly in sectors such as
A
Textiles, Non-metallic & Metal products
B
Minimum manufacturing and electricity
C
Paper, printing and chemicals
D
None of the above
Question 65
Which among the following is included in the world heritage list at a meeting of the world heritage committee?
A
The Eastern ghats
B
The Western ghats
C
The Northern plains
D
The Himalayas
Question 66
The largest share of mineral resources is accounted by
A
Orissa
B
Maharashtra
C
Assam
D
Tamil Nadu
Question 67
The average density of the earth is
A
5.517 g.cm-3
B
11 g.cm-3
C
3 g.cm-3
D
3.5 g.cm-3 3.5 g.cm-3
Question 68
Pyrolusite is the mineral of
A
Mendelevium
B
Molybdenum
C
Magnesium
D
Manganese
Question 69
Kennelly-Heavyside layer is present in the
A
Mesosphere
B
Troposphere
C
Ionosphere
D
Stratosphere
Question 70
The age of the earth is about
A
4.5 billion years
B
1.8 billion years
C
2250 million years
D
1950illion years
Question 71
If the earth stops rotating, the apparent value of g on its surface will
A
Increase everywhere
B
Decrease everywhere
C
Remain the same everywhere
D
Increase at some places and remain the same at some other place
Question 72
Terrestrial planets are
A
Mercury, Venus, Earth & Mars
B
Venus, Earth, Mars & Jupiter
C
Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus & Neptune
D
Earth, Mars, Jupiter & Saturn
Question 73
Which one of the following pairs is incorrect?
A
Sandstone - Cuddalore
B
Terisand - Dharmapuri
C
Limestone - Ariyalur
D
Alluvium - Thanjavur
Question 74
Match list-I with list-II correctly and select your answer using the codes given below:
  • List-I                                             List-II
  1. Glacier                               1. Pothole
  2. Underground water          2. Cirque
  3. River                                 3. Inselberg
  4. Wind                                 4. Lapies
A
2 4 1 3
B
1 2 3 4
C
3 2 4 1
D
4 3 2 1
Question 75
The deepest point in the Pacific ocean is
A
Mariana trench
B
Tonga trench
C
Phillippine trench
D
Kurile trench
Question 76
Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct?
  1. Halley’s Comet becomes visible once in 76 years.
  2. The tail of the Halley’s Comet is always opposite to the sun.
Of these:
A
Only I is correct
B
Only II is correct
C
Both are correct
D
Both are wrong
Question 77
Match list-I with list-II correctly and select your answer using the codes given below:
  • List-I                     List-II
  1. Nimbus                  1. Low clouds
  2. Stratus                   2. Rain clouds
  3. Cirrus                    3. Middle clouds
  4. Alto                       4. High clouds
A
2 1 4 3
B
3 2 1 4
C
4 3 2 1
D
1 4 3 2
Question 78
Consider the following statements:
  1. Coral reef grows best in brightly lighted water.
  2. Corals prefer turbid water.
Of these:
A
I is wrong, but II is correct
B
I is correct, but II is wrong
C
I and II are correct
D
I and II are wrong
Question 79
Consider the following statements:
  • Assertion (A):       Equatorial forest in the world is dense and impenetrable with largest number of plants.
  • Reason (R):           The luxuriant growth of natural vegetation due to high temperature and high rainfall throughout the year.
Now select your answer according to the coding scheme given below:
A
Both (A) and (R) are false
B
Both (A) and (R) are true
C
(A) is true, but (R) is false
D
(A) is false, but (R) is true
Question 80
The shaded areas in the given India map receive the average annual rainfall amounting to
A
less than 50 cm
B
50-100 cm
C
100-200 cm
D
above 200 cm
Question 81
Choose the correct descending order of the planets, according to the number of satellites they possess:
A
Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune
B
Saturn, Jupiter, Uranus, Neptune
C
Jupiter, Saturn, Neptune, Uranus
D
Saturn, Jupiter, Neptune, Uranus
Question 82
In Tamil Nadu, the potential districts for wind energy are
A
Salem, Dharmapuri, Erode
B
Pudukottai, Thiruchirapalli, Salem
C
Ramanathapuram, Pudukottai, Thanjavur
D
Coimbatore, Tirunelveli, Kanniyakumari
Question 83
Match list-I with list-II correctly and select your answer using the codes given below:
  • List-I                                             List-II
  • (Recent Disasters in India)                       (Month/Year)
  1. Chamauli Earthquake                    1. December, 2004
  2. Orissa Super Cyclone                    2. August, 2005
  3. Bombay-Gujarat Food                  3. March, 1999
  4. Tsunami                                         4. October, 1999
A
3 4 2 1
B
4 3 1 2
C
1 2 3 4
D
2 3 4 1
Question 84
Identify the peninsular rivers of India according to the given sketch:
A
Pennaru-Tungabhadra-Bhima-Wardha
B
Tungabhadra-Pennaru-Wardha-Bhima
C
Bhima-Tungabhadra-Pennaru-Wardha
D
Tungabhadra-Pennaru-Wardha
Question 85
The table indicating the inclination angle of the important stars, which can be used for location purpose, is termed as
A
Nautical chart
B
Aeronautical Almanac
C
Inclination chart
D
Nautical Almanac
Question 86
Which one of the following is not correctly matched?
A
The Digboi oil field - Assam
B
Anukleshwar oil field - Maharashtra
C
Barmer oil field - Rajasthan
D
Narimanam oil field - Tamil Nadu
Question 87
The three Biosphere Reserves of India, which have been recognized on ‘World Network of Biosphere Reserves’ by UNESCO are
A
Nandadevi – Nilgiris – Gulf of Mannar
B
Manas – Nilgiris - Gulf of Mannar
C
Sunderbans – Nilgiris - Gulf of Mannar
D
Sunderbans – Great Nicobar – Nilgiris
Question 88
‘Argentine’ is a chief ore mineral of
A
Silver
B
Gold
C
Mica
D
Limestone
Question 89
Name the neighbour galaxy our own Milky Way galaxy.
A
Antlia
B
Aquila
C
Andromeda
D
Auriga
Question 90
Consider the following statements:
  • Assertion (A):       41 percent of the moon surface is never seen from the earth.
  • Reason (R):           The moon rotates and revolves in the same direction as does the earth
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 91
Fujita scale refers to
A
Fujita scale refers to
B
The scale to assess the earthquake severity
C
The scale to assess the earthquake severity
D
The scale to assess the cyclonic severity
Question 92
Consider the given Fig. of ocean currents around North America. Match list-I with list-II correctly and select your answer using the codes given below lists:
  • List-I                                 List-II
  • (Current Number) (Current Name)
  1. I                             1. Alaska
  2. II                           2. Gulf of stream
  3. III                          3. California
  4. IV                          4. Labrador
A
3 4 2 1
B
2 1 3 4
C
4 2 3 1
D
1 3 4 2
Question 93
Match the following Neolithic centres of paintings with their districts.
  1. a) The Son Valley                      Raigarh
  2. b) Manikpur                               Mirzapur
  3. c) Singapur                               Central Province
  4. d) Hoshangabad                       Uttar Pradesh
Select the answer from the codes given below:
A
2 4 1 3
B
1 2 3 4
C
3 4 1 2
D
4 3 2 1
Question 94
Match list-I with list-II correctly and select your answer using the codes given below:
  • List-I                                 List-II
  • (Thermal power projects)  (States)
  1. Dhurvan                            1. Gujarat
  2. Korba                                2. Orissa
  3. Obra                                  3. Uttar Pradesh
  4. Talcher                              4. Madhya Pradesh
A
1 3 2 4
B
1 2 3 4
C
1 4 3 2
D
1 3 4 2
Question 95
Consider the following pairs:
  1. Willy – Willies - Australia
  2. Typhoons - China
  3. Hurricane                    - Japan
Which of the pair given above is/are correct?
A
I only correct
B
I and II
C
II and III
D
II only
Question 96
Match the Geological Era with their periods.
  1. Precambrian                      1. Jurassic
  2. Cenozoic                           2. Archaen
  3. Mesozoic                           3. Silurian
  4. Palaeozoic                         4. Eocene
A
2 4 1 3
B
3 2 4 1
C
4 1 3 2
D
1 3 2 4
Question 97
Match the following:
  1. Doctor wind                      1. Switzerland
  2. Cherry blossom                 2. Sahara of Africa
  3. Blood rain                         3. South Italy
  4. Foehn                                4. Karnataka (India)
A
1 3 2 4
B
2 4 3 1
C
3 2 4 1
D
4 1 3 2
Question 98
Black Sea is named so because
A
It is black in colour
B
Of its rich concentration of mica algae
C
Its, water converts everything into black
D
Both (A) and (C)
Question 99
Match list-I with list-II correctly and select your answer using the codes given below:
  • List-I                                             List-II
  • (Rivers)                             (Empties into)
  1. Hwang-Ho                                    1. Beaufort sea
  2. Niger                                 2. Yellow sea
  3. Volga                                3. Gulf of Guinea
  4. Mackenzie                         4. Caspian sea
A
2 1 3 4
B
2 3 4 1
C
1 3 2 4
D
4 2 1 3
Question 100
Match the following:
  1. Toba                      1. Caldera
  2. Mariana                 2. Trench
  3. Mawsynram          3. World Wettest Place
  4. Titicaca                  4. Deepest Lake
A
1 2 4 3
B
1 2 3 4
C
1 3 2 4
D
2 1 3 4
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