GK/World Agriculture, Minerals And Industries Sample Test,Sample questions

Question: ITCZ i.e. Inter Tropical Convergence Zone is a low pressure belt generally near the

1.pole

2.equator

3.Both of the above

4.None of the above


Question: ITCZ i.e. Inter Tropical Convergence Zone is also known as

1.drap

2.Dfrom

3.doldrum

4.All of the above


Question: Mediterranean regions are known as the orchards of the world because of their

1.Food cultivation

2.Fruit cultivation

3.Water cultivation

4.Soil cultivation


Question: A place having an average annual temperature of 27 degree C and an annual rainfall of over 200 cm. could be

1.Nagpur

2.Singapore

3.Tehran

4.Moscow


Question: Any type of rainfall has the following aspects ?

1.Ascent and descent of air

2.Ascent of air leading to cooling and condensation

3.Horizontal movement of air

4.All of the above


Question: As we move away from the equator isolation decreases which leads to decrease in temperature hence rainfall

1.increase

2.decrease

3.remain constant

4.None of the above


Question: Climate of a place is mainly dependent on Latitude. Therefore, higher latitudes receive ________ than lower latitude areas nearer the equator.

1.More heat

2.Less heat

3.More Ocean current

4.Both A and C


Question: Complete the sentence _______ is the main activity of Eskimos during the short period of summer season.

1.Fishing

2.Hunting

3.Lumbering

4.All of the above/None of the above


Question: Complete the sentence: A Mediterranean climate prevails in ________ making it an ideal climate for grapes.

1.Northern Chile

2.Central Chile

3.Argentina

4.Peru


Question: Complete the sentence: Although hot deserts have a very low annual rainfall, occasional heavy rain storms do occur and these sometimes produce steep-sided, flat-floored valleys called _______.

1.Wadi

2.Canyons

3.Gorges

4.None of them


Question: Complete the sentence: ______________ occurs when air gets heated & rise up producing clouds responsible for hunderstorm & lightning.

1.Convectional rainfall

2.Frontal rainfall

3.Cyclonic rainfall

4.Orographic rainfall


Question: Desert has maximum

1.Diurnal temperature

2.Pressure

3.Moisture

4.All of the above


Question: Fill in the blanks: Perspiration is ______ when temperature is _____ and air is _____.

1.Minimum, Low, Dry

2.Minimum, High, Dry

3.Maximum, High, Humid

4.Minimum, Low, Humid


Question: Fill in the blanks: _______ is a tropical monsoon crop.

1.Cotton

2.Rice

3.Wheat

4.Maize


Question: Fill in the blanks: _______influences the rate of weathering and humus in soil formation.

1.Time

2.Climate

3.Flora & Fauna

4.Parent rock


Question: Fill in the blanks: _________ climatic region has the least temperature range found along the equator.

1.Monsoon

2.Mediterranean

3.Tropical

4.None of the above/More than one option is correct


Question: Full form of the ITCZ ?

1.Inter Tropical Convergence Zone

2.Inter Tropical Centre Zone

3.Inter Tropical Converter Zone

4.None of the above


Question: How can be the classification of the climate is done on the basis of the region ?

1.Height

2.Rain

3.Temperature

4.Distance from Equator


Question: In which of the following option diurnal temperature is maximum ?

1.Mountains

2.Desert

3.Plateau

4.Ocean


Question: In which of the following The Taiga belt lies ?

1.Monsoon climate and Tundra

2.Mediterranean climate and Tundra

3.Tibet type climate and Tundra

4.Temperate grasslands and Tundra


Question: In which of the following types of climate does the temperature never rise above 10 degree C throughout the year?

1.Mediterranean Climate

2.Continental Climate

3.Taiga Climate

4.All of the above/ None of the above


Question: In which season The Mediterranean region is known for heavy rain ?

1.In autumn

2.In winter

3.In summer

4.In spring season


Question: In which type of climate orange and lemons growing ?

1.Mediterranean climate

2.Summers

3.Winter

4.rainfall


Question: Isohel is related to

1.temperature

2.Pressure

3.Sunshine

4.Distance


Question: Mediterranean climate is ideal for growing which of the following things ?

1.Sugarcane and beet

2.Wheat and barley

3.Tea and coffee

4.Orange and lemons


Question: Mediterranean regions are known as the

1.orchards of the world

2.forest of the world

3.Grazing of the world

4.none of the above


Question: Monsoon effect is also experienced in which zone of Africa

1.South Africa

2.East Africa

3.West Africa

4.All of the above


Question: Name of factors determine the climate of a place?

1.Altitude

2.Latitude

3.Soil

4.Both A and B


Question: Scanty rainfall of less than 50 cm per annum is received by

1.The eastern parts of the temperate lands

2.The coastal areas in the warm temperate zone

3.The areas of equatorial regions

4.The areas of high latitudes


Question: Seasonal contrast in temperature are minimum in the equatorial region ,what is the reason behind it?

1.Sun is almost vertically overhead throughout the year

2.Sky is always overcast

3.Rainfall cool the atmosphere

4.Forests prevent sunlight from reaching the ground


Question: Statements which is/are true about convectional rainfall?

1.It is also known as 4 o clock rain.

2.It is usually torrential and accompanied by thunder and lightning.

3.The areas of the world, having an equatorial type of climate, receive this kind of rainfall.

4.All of the above


Question: Symmetrical patterns in a natural region are of

1.Climate and Industry

2.Climate and Soil

3.Climate and vegetable

4.Economic Base and Species


Question: The Mediterranean lands are called the worlds ______

1.Forest lands

2.Paddy lands

3.Orchard lands

4.Grazing lands


Question: The mode in Monsoon regions is

1.Cattle rearing

2.Intensive subsistence cultivation

3.Plantation agriculture

4.Commercial grainfarming


Question: The most important factor influencing rainfall is

1.Evaporation

2.Dust particles in the atmosphere

3.Condensation

4.Wind


Question: The polar regions of the earth cannot support forest growth , What is the reason behind it?

1.The rainfall is very low

2.The growing season is long in these areas

3.The ground is often frozen or snow or ice-covered

4.More than one option is correct


Question: The rainfall which leads to the formation of the windward and the leeward side?

1.Orographic

2.Cyclonic

3.Convectional

4.None of the above


Question: The tropical deciduous trees shed their leaves in summer what is the reason behind it?

1.Deciduous trees shed leaves

2.Of the heat of the summer

3.The rainfall is inadequate

4.It prevents loss of moisture through transpiration


Question: What are the pilers of the climate ?

1.temperature

2.rainfall

3.Both of the above

4.None of the above


Question: What is the main region of degradation of Maldives climate ?

1.High population density

2.Continuous soil erosion

3.Industrial pollution of air and water

4.All of the above


Question: What is the reason behind the temperature decreases towards poles?

1.The movement of cold wind is towards poles

2.The cold regions do not absorb sun rays

3.At poles the snow does not melt

4.The sun rays falling per unit area are less at poles


Question: Which of the following have a taiga ?

1.Canada

2.Scandinavia

3.Siberia

4.All of the above


Question: Which of the following is essential for the rainfall ?

1.Evaporation

2.Dust particles in the atmosphere

3.Condensation

4.All of the above


Question: Which of the following is not essential for formation of rainfall ?

1.Evaporation

2.Dust particles in the atmosphere

3.Condensation

4.Wind


Question: Which of the following is shown the line of the weather map that receive equal amount of sunshines ?

1.Isobar

2.Isohel

3.Isotherm

4.Isohyte


Question: Which of the following is vegetative regions ?

1.Forest

2.Grassland

3.Tundra

4.All of the above


Question: Which of the following winds change it direction with the season ?

1.Polar wibds

2.Cyclonic winds

3.Monsoon winds

4.Recurring trapped Winds


Question: Which one of the following processes of weathering belongs to both mechanical and chemical weathering?

1.Hydration

2.Crystallization

3.Carbonation

4.Exfoliation


Question: Which type of rain in humid equatorial climate ?

1.Mountaineous

2.Cyclonic

3.Convectional

4.Fluctuating and Cyclonic


Question: Why the monsoon wind is different from the planetary winds ?because

1.Blows in tropical regions

2.Always brings rain

3.Crosses the Equator

4.Is seasonal


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