GK/World geography-I Sample Test,Sample questions

Question: The magnetic field generated due to magnetic storm is directed in which direction to the earth main field.

1.southward

2.northward

3.same

4.opposite


Question: The mean surface temperature of the sun is estimated to be of the order of

1.5000c

2.4000c

3.5500c

4.None of the above


Question: The model that describes how various geological processes create, modify and influence rock is called

1.rock cycle

2.water cycle

3.soil cycle

4.None of the above


Question: The most recent and logical concept regarding the origin of ocean basins and continents is that of

1.cooling process

2.plate tectesic

3.conventional current

4.continental data


Question: Indus river system main tributaries are

1.the Jhelum, the Chenab , the Ravi

2.the Beas, the Sutlej

3.Both

4.None


Question: Inland sea?

1.Red Sea

2.Caribbean sea

3.yellow sea

4.Caspian sea


Question: Mesozoic era have main period that include

1.Triassic period and Cretaceous period

2.Jurassic period and Triassic period

3.Triassic period, Jurassic period and cretaceous period

4.cretaceous period and Jurassic period


Question: Number of natural satellites of earth is

1.1

2.2

3.3

4.4


Question: Number of natural satellites of Mars is

1.1

2.2

3.3

4.4


Question: Number of natural satellites of Mercury is

1.0

2.1

3.2

4.3


Question: Number of natural satellites of Neptune is

1.27

2.13

3.11

4.28


Question: Number of natural satellites of pluto is

1.1

2.2

3.3

4.4


Question: Number of natural satellites of Saturn is

1.56

2.59

3.60

4.63


Question: Number of natural satellites of Uranus is

1.60

2.63

3.27

4.29


Question: Number of natural satellites of Venus is

1.1

2.2

3.3

4.None


Question: Number of natural satellites of Venus is

1.3

2.2

3.1

4.0


Question: planet earth have major motion includes

1.rotation

2.revolution

3.both

4.none


Question: The Example of the notable tectonic valley is of

1.Kashmir valley

2.Doon valley

3.Sea valley

4.plains of Aksai Chin


Question: The examples of Rabi crop are

1.rice, jowar, barley, wheat

2.only rice

3.peas, maize, cotton and jute

4.wheat, barley, peas, rapeseed, mustard, grams


Question: The longest day (shortest night) in the southern hemisphere is

1.December 22

2.June 12

3.December 13

4.June 13


Question: The longest epoch of the tertiary period is

1.Eocene

2.Palaeocene

3.Oligocene

4.None of the above


Question: The magnetic field of earth Magnetosphere expands to about

1.64000 km above the earth surface

2.62000 km above the earth surface

3.12000 km above the earth surface

4.None of the above


Question: The main crops of kharif are

1.rice, jowar, bajra

2.ragi, maize

3.cotton, jute

4.All of the above


Question: The main factor determining a region climate is

1.latitude

2.longitude

3.both

4.none


Question: The main properties of cosmic ray particles are

1.its electric charge

2.Its energy

3.its rest mass

4.All of the above


Question: The main types of air mass include

1.maritime tropical(mT) and maritime arctic(mA)

2.continental polar(cP)

3. maritime polar(mP)

4.All of the above


Question: The main watershed of most of the peninsular river lies in the

1.Aravalli hills

2.Western Ghats

3.Raj Mahal hills

4.All of the above


Question: The major control over the form of the developing slope is exerted by

1.inputs to the hill slope

2.balance between inputs and outputs from the hill slope system

3.outputs from the hill slope

4.None of the above


Question: The major minerals resources of north-eastern zone include which of the following option

1.coal, Fe, Mn, Cu, Mica, U, diamond

2.Fe,Au

3.crude Petroleum and natural gas

4.All of the above


Question: The major pedogenic process acting on soils at the macro scale are

1.calcification and salinisation

2.salinisation and gleisation

3.laterisation and podsolisation

4.All of the above


Question: The maximum soil fertility occurs in the pH range of

1.6.0 to 7.2

2.5.0 to 6.0

3.1.0 to 5.0

4.None of the above


Question: The mean radius of the earth is approximately

1.1000 km

2.1234 km

3.1250 km

4.6400 km


Question: The mica belt of the Himalayas, the major part of it is situated in

1.Madhya pradesh

2.Rajasthan

3.Andhra Pradesh

4.Bihar


Question: The middle latitude extends between

1.23(1/2)? and 66? in both the hemispheres

2.23(1/2)? North to 32(1/2)? South

3.66? North to 66? South

4.None of the above


Question: The ministry of Water Resources lays down policies and programmes for the development and regulation of the country water resources It covers

1.sartorial planning coordination and policy guidelines

2.technical examination and techno appraisal of project providing central assistance to specific projects

3.facilitation of external assistance in resolution of interstate water disputes and policy formulation planning and development of ground water resources

4.All of the above


Question: The Mistral is

1.very cold wind, which blows down from the plateau of central France

2.swift, dry, cold northerly wind that blows down from the western Alps and the plateau of Southern France and out over the Mediterranean

3.wind that blows for 100 days a year and may cause extensive frost damage to plants

4.All of the above


Question: The monetary currency of Greece is called (prior to Jan 1, 2002).

1.drachma

2.dinar

3.guilder

4.yen


Question: The moon orbits the earth at a mean distance approximately

1.0.384 million km

2.1.456 million km

3.2.321 million km

4.0.876 million km


Question: The moon volume is about the earth is

1.1/50 th time

2.1/20 th time

3.1/40 th time

4.None of the above


Question: The most densely populated regions in the world are

1.the hot desert climatic regions

2.the monsoon climatic regions

3.the summer climatic regions

4.the equatorial regions


Question: The most obvious effect of pressure on rocks is

1.foliation

2.the reorientation of mineral crystals

3.Both of the above

4.None of the above


Question: The most salty sea in the world is

1.Arabian sea

2.Red sea

3.Dead sea

4.Mediterranean sea


Question: The most well known member of halick group is

1.Galena

2.Hematite

3.Halite

4.Pyrite


Question: The northern hemisphere and the southern hemisphere are separated by

1.the plane of the equator

2.the International Date line

3.the plane of Tropic of Cancer

4.the plane of Tropic of Capricorn


Question: The ocean water is saline due to

1.volume of fresh water added by rainfall

2.evaporation of its surface

3.salts are already present in sea water

4.Both A and B


Question: The oldest rocks found in ocean basins are ____ than the oldest continental rocks

1.younger

2.older

3.smaller

4.larger


Question: The original founders of Common wealth of Independent States, in December 1991, are

1.Armenia, Georgia and Azerbaijan

2.Tadjikistan, Khirghizia and Turkemenistan

3.Russia, Ukraine and Byelorus

4.Moldavia, Khazakhastan and Uzbekistan


Question: The original landmass, pangola split into

1.Laurissa in the south and Godwanaland in the north

2.Laurissa in the north and Godwanaland in the south

3.Laurissa in the east and Godwanaland in the west

4.Laurissa in the west and Godwanaland in the east


Question: The panama canal links

1.North America with South America

2.Canada with Greenland

3.Siberia with Greenland

4.None


Question: The part of continental margin that is structurally a part of continent?

1.Continental Slope

2.Continental shelf

3.A and B

4.None


Question: The pedogenic process associated with poor drainage and which involves the accumulation of organic matter in the upper layers of the soil is called

1.gleisation

2.salinisation

3.calcification

4.podsolisation


Question: The Penumbra is

1.the outer portion of the moon shadow

2.A and C

3.formed by the tangent that intersects between the sun and the moon

4.None


Question: The percentage of suns radiation reflected back into space is about

1.23 percent

2.36 percent

3.48 percent

4.51 percent


Question: The percentage of the incident radiation reflected back to space is called

1.earths albedo

2.planets albedo

3.both are similar terms

4.none


Question: The percentage of the volume of the water in the hydrosphere is

1.glaciers and ice sheets

2.oceans and seas

3.groundwater, rivers and streams

4.freshwater lakes and water vapours


Question: The period of daylight

1.varies with latitude and the season

2.is nearly constant near the equator

3.reaches a maximum of 24 hour in the polar zones in summer

4.all


Question: The phenomenon of an opening occurring in the earths surface through which a jet of hot water and steam is forces out at irregular intervals is called

1.hot spring

2.geyser

3.volcano

4.crater


Question: The phosphate are a group of minerals of one or more metallic elements chemically associated with the phosphate compound

1.PO4

2.PO3

3.PO2

4.PO


Question: The phosphate are a group of minerals of one or more metallic elements chemically associated with the phosphate compound

1.silicates

2.carbonates

3.phosphates

4.oxides


Question: The place where material is excavated when the zone of maximum stream velocity approaches the streams bed is called

1.riffles

2.scoured pools

3.ox-bow lakes

4.flood plain


Question: The planet that takes the highest time for completing a rotation is

1.Pluto

2.Earth

3.Mercury

4.None


Question: The planet with the maximum number of natural satellites (moons), so far discovered is

1.Neptune

2.Jupiter

3.Saturn

4.Uranus


Question: The planets called the inner planets, are

1.Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus

2.Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune

3.Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, Pluto

4.Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars


Question: The planets with no natural satellites are

1.earth

2.venus

3.mercury

4.more than one option is correct


Question: The plants of which of the following crops are highly sensitive to frost?

1.Cotton

2.Barely

3.Maize

4.None


Question: The platform and the basement rock together form

1.Shield

2.Craton

3.Both A and B

4.None


Question: The polar diameter is ___ to the equatorial diameter.

1.equal

2.more

3.less

4.none


Question: The polar Easterlies lie at

1.60-90 latitude

2.30-60 latitude

3.0-30 latitude

4.None


Question: The process of capture of precipitation by the plant canopy and its subsequent return to the atmosphere is called

1.stem flow

2.sublimation

3.interception

4.through fall


Question: The process of soil development is called

1.illuviation

2.eluviations

3.leaching

4.pedogenesis


Question: The process of weathering results into

1.the complete loss of particular atoms or the compounds from the weathered surface

2.the addition of specific atoms or compounds to the weathered surface

3.a breakdown of one mass in to two or more masses, with no chemical change in the mineral or rock

4.all


Question: The process that creates a sub layer, which is white to gray in colour and composes of silica sand in the A horizon is called

1.calcification

2.podsolosation

3.gleisation

4.laterisation


Question: The process that directs precipitation down plant branches and stems is called

1.interception

2.stem flow

3.through flow

4.canopy drip


Question: The process that explains the recent changes in the height of sea level in coastal areas of eastern and northern Canada and Scandinavi is

1.continental drift

2.isostasy

3.plate tectonics

4.none


Question: The process that involves the eroded material being dissolved and carried along in water as individual ions is called

1.suspension

2.solution

3.saltation

4.traction


Question: The progressive wave theory regarding of tides was put forth by

1.Issac Newton

2.R.A. Harris

3.William Whewell

4.G.B. Airy


Question: The propagation of radio signals is greatly influence by

1.ionosphere

2.troposphere

3.exosphere

4.thermosphere


Question: The pyramidal peaks that form when several cirques chisel a mountain form three more sides are called

1.cirques

2.horns

3.aretes

4.medial moraines


Question: The Pyrenees mountains are located on the border between ___ and ____

1.Norway, Sweden

2.Romania, Bulgaria

3.France, Spain

4.Hungary, Romania


Question: The R-horizon of soil horizon consists of

1.weathered parent material

2.unweathered bedrock

3.plant litter at various levels of decomposition

4.none


Question: The ratio of land to ocean in the southern hemisphere is

1.1 to 1.5

2.1 to 1

3.1 to 4

4.1 to 10


Question: The ratio of the weight of water vapour to the total weight of air (including the water vapor) is called

1.mixing ratio

2.specific humidity

3.absolute humidity

4.relative humidity


Question: The reaction between compounds and oxygen is called

1.hydrolysis

2.oxidation

3.carbonation

4.solution


Question: The region of three W s that is wheat, wool and wine is

1.china type climatic regions

2.steppe type climatic regions

3.equatorial regions

4.mediterranean climatic regions


Question: The region that has a typical dispersed rural settlement pattern is the

1.Western Ganga plain

2.Kerala coastal plain

3.Eastern Rajasthan

4.Telengana plateau


Question: The relative abundance of dissolved salts in seawater in descending order is as follows

1.chlorine, sodium, magnesium, calcium, potassium, sulphate

2.chlorine, magnesium, calcium, sodium, potassium, sulphate

3.sodium, chlorine, magnesium, potassium, sulphate, calcium

4.chlorine, sodium, sulphate, magnesium, calcium, potassium


Question: The religion of Afghanistan is

1.Christianity

2.Islam

3.Buddhism

4.Hinduism


Question: The Rhine river of northern Europe empties into

1.the North sea

2.the Baltic sea

3.the Bay of Biscay

4.none


Question: The river Jordan drains into the

1.Adriatic Garden

2.Gulf of Suez

3.Dead Sea

4.Resaca Garden


Question: The river situated along the border between the USA and Mexico is

1.Amazon

2.Rio Grande

3.Mississippi

4.Colorado


Question: The rock formations that cannot store groundwater are called

1.aquicludes

2.aquifers

3.perched aquifer

4.spring


Question: warm current is

1.Labrador current

2.Kurosiwo current

3.Benguela current

4.None of the above


Question: Which of the following are main producer of the free gas

1.the gas fields in Tripura and Andhra Pradesh (KG Basin)

2.the south Bassein and Tapti fields in the western offshore

3.Both of the above

4.None of the above


Question: Which of the following are the major countries of Middle East ?

1.Iran, Iraq, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait

2.Israel, Turkey, Cyprus, Afghanistan

3.UAE, Jordan, Syria, Lebanon, Yemen

4.All of the above


Question: Which of the following country producing major graphite ?

1.China

2.India

3.Pakistan

4.Iran


Question: Which of the following is the most densely populated country of Africa?

1.Rwanda

2.Burundi

3.Mauritius

4.Sierra Leone


Question: Which of the following mountains that separate European and Arctic Russia ?

1.the Balkans

2.the Carpathians

3.the Pyranees

4.the Urals


Question: Which of the major countries of central America ?

1.Belize, Costa Rica, Panama

2.Iran, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait

3.China, Taiwan, Japan

4.All of the above


Question: Which of the model explains the various types of igneous rocks

1.Bowens reaction series

2.rock cycle

3.both are similar terms

4.None of the above


Question: Which of the option are correct about the Moon ?

1.has no liquid water

2.has no atmosphere

3.is the natural satellite of earth

4.All of the above


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