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Indian Geography MCQ-5

Which one of the following is the correct sequence of the four stages of water movement in a hydrological cycle?

(A) Evaporation- Condensation-Precipitation- Infiltration
(B) Evaporation-Precipitation-Condensation-infiltration
(C) Infiltration-Evaporation-Condensation-Precipitation
(D) Condensation-Precipitation-Evaporation- Infiltration

Which one of the following statements is not true with reference to soils?

(A) A late rite can form from any type of rock
(B) Hardpan is a layer of hard deposits, which occurs in the lower layers of some soils
(C) Peat soils develop best under hot and dry climatic conditions
(D) Terra Rossa soils form under semi-arid conditions

Which of the following seas/gulfs are connected by the Suez Canal?

(A) The Mediterranean Sea and the Red Sea
(B) Gulf of Oman and the Red Sea
(C) The Mediterranean Sea and the Gulf of Oman
(D) Persian Gulf and the Arabian Sea

Assertion (A) During the Neap Tides the high tide is lower and the low tide is higher than usual.
Reason (R) The Neap Tide, unlike the Spring Tide, occurs on the New Moon instead of on the Full Moon.
Codes

(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

A specific type of natural vegetation is known by all of the following names except?

(A) Velds
(B) Steppe
(C) Campos
(D) Downs

Assertion (A) The surface winds spiral inwards upon the centre of the cyclone.
Reason (R) Air descends in the centre of the cyclone. Codes

(A) Both A and R are true, and R is the correct explanation of A
(B) Both A and R are true, but R does not is not the correct explanation of A
(C) A is true, but R is false
(D) A is false, but R is true

MatchList I (Current) with List II (Feature) and select the correct answer using the codes given below
List I(Current) —- List II (Feature)
A. Kuroshio current 1. Warm current inthe Atlantic Ocean
B. Peru current 2. Cold current in theAtlantic Ocean
C. Labrador current 3. Warm current inthe Pacific Ocean
D. Florida current 4. Cold current in the Pacific Ocean
Codes
ABCD

(A) 3 4 2 1
(B) 3 2 4 1
(C) 1 4 2 3
(D) 1 2 4 3

Which of the following regions of ocean supports highest marine life?

(A) Neritic province
(B) Oceanic province
(C) Littoral zone
(D) Deep sea zone

Assertion (A) Seas and Oceans are vast reservoir of food and mineral resources for future.
Reason (R) At present mankind has not been able to develop cost effective technologies for the exploitation of marine resources.
Codes

(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

The interval between two high tides is approximately

(A) 4 h 12 m
(B) 6 h 13 m
(C) 12h 26m
(D) 24 h 52 m

Extensive coral formations develop between 300N and 300S especially on the… sides of the landmasses.

(A) Eastern
(B) Western
(C) Northern
(D) Southern

Assertion (A) In coastal regions, during night the land breeze blows over to the sea.
Reason (R) In coastal regions, during night the air over sea is warmer than the air over land.
Codes

(A) Both A and R are true and R explains A
(B) Both A and R are true, but R does not explain A
(C) A is true, but R is false
(D) A is false, but R is true

Consider the following statements
1. Ocean currents are the slow-surface movement of water in the same.
2. Ocean currents assist in maintaining the Earth’s heat balance.
3. Ocean currents are set in motion primarily by prevailing winds.
4. Ocean currents are affected by the configuration of the ocean.
Which of the statements given above are correct?

(A) 1 and 2
(B) 2, 3 and 4
(C) 1, 3 and 4
(D) 1, 2, 3 and 4

The blueness of the sky is mainly due to?

(A) Absorption of blue light by the atmosphere
(B) Scattering of sunlight by air molecules
(C) Emission of blue light by air
(D) Presence of water vapour

Consider the following climatic and geographical phenomena
1. Condensation
2. High temperature and humidity
3. Orography
4. Vertical wind Thunder cloud development is due to
which of these phenomena?

(A) 1 and 2
(B) 2, 3 and 4
(C) 1, 3 and 4
(D) 1, 2 , 3 and 4

The current produced by upwelling of cold water off the coast of Chile and Peru is known as?

(A) Canary current
(B) Humboldt current
(C) Agulhas current
(D) El Nino

Name the continents that form a mirror image of each other

(A) North America and South America
(B) Asia and Africa
(C) Africa and South, America
(D) Europe and Asia