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Indian Geography MCQ-3

Match the following
List I(Sea)—— List II (Country)
A. Banda Sea 1. China
B. Sulu Sea 2. Indonesia
C. Tasman Sea 3. New Zealand
D. Yellow Sea 4. Philippines
Codes
ABCD

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

Over 90% of the world’s biomass is in?

(A) tropical rain forests
(B) freshwater wetlands
(C) top soils
(D) oceans

All of the following types of climate occur in the Southern hemisphere except?

(A) Hot desert
(B) Savanna
(C) equatorial
(D) Tundra

Assertion (A) Anti-cyclonic conditions are formed in winter season when atmospheric pressure is high and air temperatures are low.
Reason (R) Winter rainfall in Northern India causes development of anti cyclonic conditions with low temperatures.
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

Choose the correct answer
1. With increase in temperature of air, specific humidity will increase.
2. With increase in temperature of air, relative humidity will decrease.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(A) Only 1
(B) Only 2
(C) Both 1 and 2
(D) Neither 1 nor 2

Tides are caused by the gravitational pull of the

(A) Earth on the Moon
(B) Earth on the Sun
(C) Sun and Moon on the Earth
(D) Moon on the Earth

Estuaries possess distinct blooms of excessive growth of a pigmented dinofagellates. These blooms are called

(A) red tides
(B) sea tides
(C) black tides
(D) sea flowers

Which among the following statements about the North Atlantic Drift is/are correct?
1. It keeps the West coast of Northern Europe ice free.
2. It is responsible for the warm air mass which interacts with the cold air mass from the Polar region and causes rainfall in Western Europe.
3. It meets the Labrador current near Vancouver Island and causes dense fog.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below

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

Asia has large areas of inland drainage. Why is it so?

(A) Rainfall is seasonal and scanty
(B) There is a number of inter-montane plateaus
(C) River channels are obstructed by lava flows
(D) It is a very large continent

Which waterway separates India from Sri Lanka?

(A) Eight Degree Channel
(B) Palk Strait
(C) Ten Degree Channel
(D) Andaman Sea

Which one among the following is not a landlocked country in Africa?

(A) Botswana
(B) Zambia
(C) Lesotho
(D) Nigeria

Consider the following statements
1. Nearly 99% of the total mass of the atmosphere lies within 30 km of the Earth’s surface.
2. The proportion of ozone in the atmosphere increases to a maximum at about 60 km from Earth’s surface.
Which of the statements given above is /are correct?

(A) Only 1
(B) Only 2
(C) Both 1 and 2
(D) Neither 1 nor 2

Consider the following ecosystems
1. Taiga
2. Tropical evergreen
3. Tropical deciduous
4. Tundra
The correct sequence in decreasing order of the Albedo values of these ecosystems is

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

Assertion (A) Tropical cyclones are not formed between 0 0 -5 0 latitude.
Reason (R) Coriollis force is negligible in 0 0 -5 0 latitude.
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

Which of the following marks the boundary between continental and oceanic crust?

(A) Continental shelf
(B) Continental slope
(C) Continental rise
(D) Oceanic ridges

Which one of the following factors is responsible for the change in the regular direction of the ocean currents in the Indian Ocean?

(A) Indian Ocean is half an ocean
(B) Indian Ocean has Monsoon drift
(C) Indian Ocean is a land-locked ocean
(D) Indian Ocean has greater variation in salinity

Which of the following type of coral reef is circular?

(A) Fringing reef
(B) Barrier reef
(C) Atoll
(D) None of these