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Geography Model Test 21 in English

Geography Model Test Questions 21 in English

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Question 1
Pick out the incorrect statement from the following.
A
Bhima is a tributary of river Krishna
B
River Godavari originates in Mahabaleswar hill
C
River Narmada originates in Amarkantak hill
D
Girna is a tributary of river Tapti
Question 2
In which atmosphere layer is ozone found?
A
Stratosphere
B
Ionosphere
C
Mesosphere
D
Troposphere
Question 3
The natural disaster ‘Lahar’ is associated with
A
Landslide
B
Flood
C
Volcanic eruption
D
Earthquake
Question 4
Population density in India as per 2011 census is
A
367 per sqkm
B
382 per sqkm
C
420 per sqkm
D
501 per sqkm
Question 5
The features of Stalactite and Stalagmites are associated with
A
Glacier
B
Karst topography
C
Wind
D
Sea waves
Question 6
Match List I with List II:
  • List-I                        List-II
  1. AF                    1) Tundra
  2. BS                    2) Desert
  3. BW                  3) Steppe
  4. ET                    4) Humid
A
3 4 2 1
B
4 3 1 2
C
1 2 3 4
D
4 3 2 1
Question 7
Match the following dams with the states in which they are located:
  • List-I                                  List-II
  1. Hirakud project                  1) Andhrapradesh
  2. Nagarjunsagar project       2) Kerala
  3. Rihand valley project         3) Uttarpradesh
  4. Periyar project                   4) Odissa
A
4 1 3 2
B
1 2 3 4
C
4 3 2 1
D
2 4 3 1
Question 8
The value of solar constant is
A
4.5 calories/cm2/minute
B
1.5 calories/cm2/minute
C
2.0 calories/cm2/minute
D
1.0 calories/cm2/minute
Question 9
The local wind which is known as ‘Snow eater’ is
A
Fohn
B
Loo
C
Chinook
D
Mistral
Question 10
Match the following:
  • Sphere                     Related to
  1. Troposphere            1. Chemosphere
  2. Stratosphere            2. Mother of pearl clouds
  3. Ozonosphere           3. Region of mixing
  4. Ionosphere               4. Aurora
A
1 2 3 4
B
2 1 4 3
C
4 3 2 1
D
3 2 1 4
Question 11
Identify the place which lies in the rain shadow region of the Western ghats.
  1. Mumbai
  2. Coimbatore
  3. Bengaluru
  4. Goa
A
III only
B
I, II and III
C
II and III
D
II only
Question 12
In atmosphere, the altitude of 11 Km to 50 Km from earth surface is called
A
Mesosphere
B
Stratosphere
C
Thermosphere
D
Exosphere
Question 13
Match the wind energy plants in List – I with their state in List – II:
  • List-I                         List-II
  1. Muppandal               1. Gujarat
  2. Satara                      2. Karnataka
  3. Jogimati                   3. Tamil Nadu
  4. Mandvi                     4. Maharashtra
A
2 3 1 4
B
3 4 2 1
C
4 3 1 2
D
3 2 4 1
Question 14
Identify the incorrect statement from the following
A
The alluvial soils occur mainly in the Ganga-Brahmaputra plains of India
B
The tropical chemozems are otherwise called as black soils in India
C
Laterites form a major proportion of soils in India
D
Desert soil is found in northwestern part of India
Question 15
The community known as the people of the ‘Fourth world’ is
A
Backward community
B
Forward community
C
Scheduled tribes
D
Scheduled caste
Question 16
The world’s largest riverline island situated in river Brahmaputra is
A
Varanasi
B
Tsang-Po
C
Majauli
D
Manas
Question 17
The person who has proposed the concept of black holes in the sun is
A
Sir William Herschel
B
Albert Einstein
C
Newton
D
Harris Lippershey
Question 18
The golden guardrilateral project connects which of the following cities through highway?
A
Delhi – Mumbai – Kolkata – Chennai
B
Mumbai – Pune – Kolkata – Chennai
C
Delhi - Chandigarh – Jaipur – Mumbai
D
Kanpur – Patna – Kolkata – Guwahati
Question 19
In India, the soil type which ranks second in terms of its surface area is
A
Alluvial soil
B
Balck soil
C
Red soil
D
Laterite soil
Question 20
Match the following rivers with their tributaries.
  • Rivers                       Tributaries
  1. Yamuna                             1. Dibang
  2. Brahmaputra                     2. Penganga
  3. Mahanadi                          3. Betwa
  4. Godavari                           4. Sheonath
A
3 1 4 2
B
3 1 2 4
C
1 4 2 3
D
2 4 1 3
Question 21
The ‘Southern Oscillation’ is observed between the oceans of
A
Indian and Pacific
B
Atlantic and Pacific
C
Indian and Atlantic
D
Arctic and Atlantic
Question 22
The flood forecasting centre for river Subarnarekha is located at
A
Gandhi-Sagar
B
Guwahati
C
Bhubaneshwar
D
Jalpaiguri
Question 23
The least populous union territory of Indian as per 2011 census is
A
Lakshadweep
B
Andaman and Nicobar islands
C
Daman and Diu
D
Dadra and Nagar Haveli
Question 24
In which of the following places in India evergreen forest is not found?
A
Andaman Islands
B
Assam
C
Western slopes of western Ghats
D
Deccan Plateau
Question 25
Temperature decreases with increasing height at the rate of
  • (A) 5.5oC/1000 m     (B) 6.5oC/1000 m        (C) 5.5oC/100 m  (D) 5.5oC/10000 m
A
A
B
B
C
C
D
D
Question 26
Of the total Earth surface ocean covers about?
A
68%
B
71%
C
63%
D
52%
Question 27
Which of the following regions in India is a biodiversity hot spot?
A
Western Himalayas
B
Eastern Himalayas
C
Coastal Andhra and Orissa
D
Jaisalmer-Barmer region
Question 28
Which of the following areas of regions is most prone to Earthquake?
A
Ganga – Brahmaputra Valley
B
Deccan plateau
C
Plains of Northern India
D
Western Ghats
Question 29
  • Assertion (A): The frequency of flood in North Indian plains had increased during the last couple of decades
  • Reason (R):    There has been a reduction in the depth of river valleys due to deposition of silt.
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 30
The leading producers of jute in the world is
A
India and Bangladesh
B
Srilanka and Pakistan
C
China and Japan
D
China and Japan
Question 31
Asteroids are found between
A
Mars and Jupit
B
Earth and Mars
C
Jupiter and Saturn
D
Mercury and Venus
Question 32
Match the following:
  1. Kandla                            1. Maharashtra
  2. Jawaharlal Nehru            2. Gujarat
  3. Paradip                           3. West Bengal
  4. Haldia                             4. Orissa
A
3 2 4 1
B
4 1 3 2
C
2 3 1 4
D
2 1 4 3
Question 33
Ox-bow lakes are formed in the
A
Valley region
B
Mountain region
C
Plain region
D
Delta region
Question 34
The shortest National Highway is
A
NH 48
B
NH
C
NH 45 A
D
NH 47 A
Question 35
Match the following:
  1. Grey revolution                 1. Oil seeds
  2. Golden revolution             2. Eggs and poultry
  3. Yellow revolution              3. Marine products
  4. Blue revolution                 4. Horticulture
A
2 4 1 3
B
4 2 3 1
C
3 1 4 2
D
2 1 4 3
Question 36
What is called imaginary lines join different places with same temperature on the map?
A
Isotherms
B
Isobars
C
Isohyte
D
Isohaline
Question 37
In the world the density of population is very high in
A
Bangladesh
B
Monaco
C
Australia
D
Srilanka
Question 38
Intensive cultivation means
  1. Produce more in a small are
  2. In Alluvial soil
  3. Produce only for family members
  4. No participate in trade
A
I only
B
II only
C
Both III and IV
D
Both I and II
Question 39
The most centrally located meridian (82o30’E) at India passes through
A
Ahmadabad
B
Allahabad
C
Hyderabad
D
Auranghabad
Question 40
Consider the following statements:
  1. Pipelines are used to transfer commodities like oil and natural gas.
  2. Trans Arabian pipeline from Qaisumah in Saudi Arabia to Sidon in Lebanon is running for a distance of 1214 km.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
A
I only
B
II only
C
Neither I nor II
D
Both I and II
Question 41
The first hydel Power Station in India was started in
A
Sivasamudram
B
Mettur
C
Darjeeling
D
Bhakranangal
Question 42
The local storms in the Northeastern part of India during hot weather season is called as
A
LOO
B
Norwester
C
Western Disturbance
D
Chinook
Question 43
------------- river is called the ‘Red river’ of India
A
Ganga
B
Kosi
C
Damodar
D
Brahmaputra
Question 44
Identify the incorrect statement from the following in respect of seismic waves
A
Primary waves pass through liquid and solid
B
Primary waves are highly destructive
C
Secondary waves cannot pass through liquid
D
Surface waves are long waves
Question 45
Tea gardens over small mounts of this region is called as ‘Bheels’
A
Brahmaputra valley of Assam
B
Surma valley of Assam
C
Western Ghats of Tamil Nadu
D
Western Ghats of Kerala
Question 46
In which of the following option, the Indian states are arranged in descending order based on their size of population?
A
Uttar Pradesh – Bihar – West Bengal – Maharashtra
B
Bihar – West Bengal – Uttar Pradesh – Maharshtra
C
Uttar Pradesh – Maharashtra – Bihar – West Bengal
D
Uttar Pradesh – Maharashtra – West Bengal – Bihar
Question 47
Match List – I (Planet) with List – II (Moon):
  • List-I                                  List-II
  1. Jupiter                     1. Triton
  2. Saturn                      2. Miranda
  3. Uranus                     3. Europe
  4. Neptune                   4. Titan
A
3 2 4 1
B
1 3 2 4
C
1 3 2 4
D
4 3 1 2
Question 48
Match List – I with List – II:
  • List-I                                            List-II
  • International Airport                        City
  1. Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar                  1. Gauwahati
  2. Ch. Charan Singh                              2. Varanasi
  3. Lal Bahadur Sastri                             3. Lucknow
  4. Lakpriya Gopinath Bordolio                4. Nagpur
A
4 2 1 3
B
3 2 4 1
C
3 4 2 1
D
4 3 2 1
Question 49
The longest Inland water way of India is
A
Kurnool – Cuddapah Canal
B
Damodar Canal
C
Sadiya – Dhubri Canal
D
Holdia – Allahabad Canal
Question 50
As on January 2017 who is the all-time highest goal scorer in World Cup Footrball?
A
Miroslav Klose
B
Lionel Messi
C
Christino Ronaldo
D
Neymar
Question 51
Match list-I with list-II correctly and select your answer using the codes given below the lists:
  • List-I                                  List-II
  1. Kalibangan                       1. Gulf of Cambay
  2. Surkotada                         2. Madurai
  3. Lothal                               3. Rajasthan
  4. Khizhadi                           4. Gujarat
A
4 3 2 1
B
3 4 1 2
C
1 3 2 4
D
2 1 3 4
Question 52
Match list-I with list-II correctly and select your answer using the codes given below:
  • List-I                                  List-II
  • Planets                              Revolution Period
  1. Mars                         1. 88 days
  2. Earth                        2. 225 days
  3. Mercury                   3. 687 days
  4. Venus                       4. 365 days
A
3 4 2 1
B
3 4 1 2
C
2 4 3 1
D
2 4 1 3
Question 53
The term ‘seismic gap’ refers to
A
A region
B
A period
C
A disaster
D
Seismic prediction
Question 54
Identify the irrigation canal which originate from the Harike Barrage in Ferozepur district of Punjab
A
Bhakra canal
B
Indira Gandhi canal
C
Sirhind canal
D
Bist Doab canal
Question 55
  • Assertion (A): Extra – Tropical cyclones are formed in mid-latitudes.
  • Reason (R):    The warm and cold fronts coverage in mid-latitudes.
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 56
The Jog falls is located on the river
A
Sharavati
B
Cauvery
C
Krishna
D
Godavari
Question 57
Aliabet oil field of India is located in
A
Gulf of Kutch
B
Gulf of Khambhat
C
Vadodara
D
Surat
Question 58
Pick out the option in which the two least populous states on India are given
A
Sikkim and Manipur
B
Arunachal Pradesh and Manipur
C
Arunachal Pradesh and Tripura
D
Sikkim and Arunachal Pradesh
Question 59
Which of the following river lies in a Rift Valley?
A
Luni
B
Tapti
C
Chambal
D
Son
Question 60
Match List I with List II:
  • List-I (Crop)                     List-II (Variety)
  1. Wheat                      1. Vikram
  2. Maize                       2. Sonalika
  3. Barley                       3. Sarada
  4. Ragi                          4. Himani
A
2 1 4 3
B
1 2 3 4
C
2 1 3 4
D
1 3 4 2
Question 61
The distance between Earth and the Sun is about
  • (A) 1,496 x 108 kms
  • (B) 1,498 x 108 kms
  •  (C) 1,497 x 108 kms
  •  (D) 1,499 x 108 kms
A
A
B
B
C
C
D
D
Question 62
The DART system is associated with
A
Forest fire
B
Valcano
C
Tsunami
D
Landslide
Question 63
In which of the following state the “Tehri Dam” is located?
A
Punjab
B
Uttarkhand
C
Uttar Pradesh
D
Himachal Pradesh
Question 64
Arrange the following in chronological order:
  • I) Indian Ocean Tsunami
  • II) Bhuj Earthquake
  • III) Kathmandu Earthquake
  • IV) Uttarkand Landslide
A
II, I, IV, III
B
I, II, IV, III
C
IV, I, II, III
D
II, IV, I, II
Question 65
Ganga Delta is an example of
A
Bird’s Foot delta
B
Arcuate delta
C
Estuarine delta
D
Fan shaped delta
Question 66
The most recent Epoch among the following is
A
Pleistocene
B
Miocene
C
Holocene
D
Eocene
Question 67
Pick out the incorrect statement from the following
A
The laterite soils are developed mainly in the highlands of the tropics
B
The regur soils are rich in iron, but deficient in nitrogen
C
The top layer of red soil is red in colour, but the horizon below is black in colour
D
The alluvial soil can be classified into khadae and bhangar soil
Question 68
The index which has not been used in Thornthwaite climatic classification is
A
Moisture Index
B
Humidity Index
C
Vegetation Index
D
Aridity Index
Question 69
Choose the statements which are incorrect among the following:
  1. 23 1o/2 N latitude is Tropic of Cancer
  2. 66 1o/2 S latitude is Tropic of Capricorn
  3. 23 1o/2 S latitude is Antarctic Circle
  4. 0oS longitude is Prime Meridian
A
(a) and (b)
B
(d) and (c)
C
(a) and (d)
D
(b) and (c)
Question 70
Chemically formed sedimentary Rocks are
A
Limestone
B
Clay
C
Gypsum
D
Basalt
Question 71
The average depth of the world oceans
A
3890 meters
B
3700 meters
C
3899 meters
D
6000 meters
Question 72
Among the following factors, which combination is affect the origin and movement of ocean currents
  • I) Coriolis force
  • II) Earthquake and volcanic eruption
  • III) Atmospheric pressure and insalution
  • IV) Salinity and density of water
A
I, II and III
B
II, III and IV
C
I, II and IV
D
I, III and IV
Question 73
According to Koppen’s climate classification, the Bshw climate in India is found
A
Along the coramandal coast
B
Jodhpur district of Rajasthan
C
Konkan and Malabar coast
D
Rain shadow zone of Tamil Nadu
Question 74
The Indus river originates from the
A
Glacier near the Mansarovar lake
B
Pir-Panjal in the Greater Himalays
C
Bokhar Chu glacier in Mount Kailash
D
A spring at Verinag at Kashmir
Question 75
Which of the following soil is developed under the tropical monsoon climate?
A
Laterite soil
B
Regur soil
C
Red soil
D
Alluvial soil
Question 76
In which Prevention and Control of Pollution Act, the noise is defined as Air Pollutant?
A
Pollution Act 1981 Section 2(a)
B
Pollution Act 1986 Section 2(a)
C
Pollution Act 2000 Section 3(b)
D
Pollution Act 2001 Section 3(b)
Question 77
Match the List I crop with List II of major producer and select the correct answer using the codes given below:
  •           List-I                             List-II
  1. Rubber                                     Gujarat
  2. Soyabeans                               Uttar Pradesh
  3. Groundnut                                 Madhya Pradesh
  4. Wheat                                       Kerala
A
3 4 2 1
B
4 3 1 2
C
2 4 3 1
D
2 4 1 3
Question 78
Choose the correct statement.
A
The lithosphere controls the amount of solar radiation reaching the surface of the earth
B
The hydrosphere controls the amount of solar radiation reaching the surface of the earth
C
The atmosphere controls the amount of solar radiation reaching the surface of the earth
D
Both lithosphere and hydrosphere controls the amount of solar radiation reaching the surface of the earth
Question 79
Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched?
A
Wheat - Punjab
B
Paddy - West Bengal
C
Spices - Rajasthan
D
Coffee - Karnataka
Question 80
In which of the states sandal wood trees are predominantly seen?
A
Karnataka, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu
B
Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu
C
Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar
D
Assam, Andhra Pradesh, Nagaland
Question 81
  • Choose the correct answer:
  •           Divergence of rocks on the continent causes
A
Mountains
B
Plateaus
C
Plains
D
Rift valley
Question 82
Match List I with List II:
  •           List-I                                            List-II
  •           Multipurpose projects                   Rivers
  1. Bhakra-Nangal                                       Mahanadhi
  2. Gandok                                                  Sutlej
  3. Nagarjuna Sagar                                   Gandaki
  4. Hirakud                                                   Krishna
A
2 3 4 1
B
1 3 4 2
C
3 1 2 4
D
4 2 1 3
Question 83
Which statement is/are correct?
  • I) In India, one of the branches of the S.W. Monsoon crosses the Arabian sea and blows towards the West coast of India.
  • II) In India, Another branch of the South West Monsoon takes a turn towards the Bay of Bengal and enters into the North Eastern India.
A
I only
B
II only
C
Neither I nor II
D
Both I and II
Question 84
Match list-I with list-II correctly and select your answer using the codes given below:
  •           List-I (Plant)                         List-II (Climate)
  1. Teak                                        Cool temperate continental
  2. Olive                                       Hot desert
  3. Cactus                                      Tropical monsoon
  4. Spruce                                      Mediterranean
A
3 4 2 1
B
4 3 1 2
C
2 4 3 1
D
2 4 1 3
Question 85
Solar eclipse occurs when the
A
Sun is in between moon and earth
B
Moon is in between sun and earth
C
Earth is in between moon and sun
D
Earth, Sun and Moon are in curvilinear position
Question 86
The Western disturbances, which affects the weather of north-west India originates in
A
Mediterranean sea
B
Arabian sea
C
Caspian sea
D
Dead sea
Question 87
The theory of sea-floor spreading was formulated by
A
Alfred Wegner
B
W.M. Davis
C
Prof. Harry Hers
D
Arthur Holmes
Question 88
In which Ocean Hurricanes are very common?
A
Pacific Ocean
B
Indian Ocean
C
Atlantic Ocean
D
Arctic Ocean
Question 89
Bamboo and Lianas trees are found in which type of Forest?
A
Tropical monsoon forests
B
Shrub and Thorn forests
C
Tropical evergreen forests
D
Mangrove forests
Question 90
India’s longest highway tunnel is
A
Maliguda Tunnel
B
Pir Panjal Tunnel
C
Banihal Tunnel
D
Patnitop Tunnel
Question 91
Consider the following statements.
  • I) The tail of the Comet is seen in the North direction of the Sun.
  • II) The tail of the Comet is seen in the West direction of the Sun.
  •  III) The tail of the Comet is seen in the opposite direction of the Sun.
  • IV) The tail of the Comet is seen in the South direction  of the Sun.
Which of these above statement is/are correct?
A
I and II correct
B
III only correct
C
II and IV correct
D
IV only correct
Question 92
  • Consider the following statements:
  • Assertion (A):      Air currents in the upper layers of the atmosphere is known as Jet streams
  • Reason (R):         It determines the arrival and departure of monsoon winds in India
  •           Select your answer.
A
Both (A) and (R) are true
B
Both (A) and (R) are false
C
(A) is true but (R) is false
D
(A) is false but (R) is true
Question 93
The river that originates form the aravalli range is
A
Chambal
B
Narmatha
C
Luni
D
Tapti
Question 94
Pick out the correct statement
  • (A) The global average surface temperature has increased over 20th century by about 0.60C
  • (B) The global average surface temperature has increase over 20th century by about 0.70C
  • (C) The global average surface temperature has increased over 20th century by about 0.80C
  • (D) The global average surface temperature has increased over 20th century by about 10C
A
A
B
B
C
C
D
D
Question 95
Match list I with list II:
  •           List – I (Place)                                 List – II (River)
  1. London                                                     Seine
  2. Paris                                                         Thames
  3. Soviet Union                                              Cauvery
  4. Tamil Nadu                                                 Volga
A
3 4 2 1
B
4 3 1 2
C
2 4 3 1
D
2 1 4 3
Question 96
“Doab” means
A
The region between two cities
B
The region between two rivers
C
The region between two mountains
D
None of these
Question 97
Pick out the correct statement:
A
India receives 75 percent of its water supply from ground water mining
B
Saudi Arabia receives 75 percent of its water supply from ground water mining
C
Iran receives 75 percent of its water supply from ground water mining
D
Sudan receives 75 percent of its water supply from ground water mining
Question 98
Arrange the following mountain ranges in descending order according to the length (km)
  1. Rokies
  2. Himalayan, Karakoram and hind kush
  3. Andes
  4. Great dividing range
A
3 4 2 1
B
4 3 1 2
C
3 2 1 4
D
2 1 4 3
Question 99
“India is an Ethnological Museum” Whose view is this?
A
V.D.Mahajan
B
T.V.Mahalingam
C
K.K.Pillai
D
V.A.Smith
Question 100
Which is the 23rd State of India?
A
Mizoram
B
Manipur
C
Punjab
D
Odissa
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