Indian Geography MCQ-4

Low pressures across Peruvian coast causes

(A) Low rainfall in India
(B) Low rainfall in Australia
(C) High rainfall in Japan
(D) Both ‘a’ and ‘b’

Which of the following has the maximum percentage in sea water?

(A) Magnesium Chloride
(B) Magnesium sulphate
(C) Potassium sulphate
(D) Sodium chloride

The ocean relief is generally?

(A) more diverse than that of the continents
(B) more uniform than that of the continents
(C) showing, minor variations only
(D) not much of a significance

What type of vegetation occurs where the following conditions prevail?
1. Podzol soils.
2. Annual temperature Range 380C.
3. Annual Precipitation About 300 mm
Which is fairly uniform distributed throughout the year.
Codes

(A) Thorn Shrub
(B) Coniferous Forest
(C) Temperate Grassland
(D) Monsoon Forest

High temperatures before rains, the skies are clear and circulation is anti-cyclonic is characteristic of

(A) Tropical savanna climate
(B) Equatorial climate
(C) Tropical monsoon climate
(D) Mediterranean climate

Choose the correct statement
1. Purga is snow laden cold wind in Russian Tundra.
2. Bise is an extremely cold wind in France.
3. Yamo is warm and dry wind in Japan.
4. anta Ana is warm and dry wind in Argentina.
Codes

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

Assertion (A) During the day, winds blow from sea to land.
Reason (R) The land gets more heated than the surrounding sea, hence lower pressure develops over land as compared to sea.
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

Surface currents in the ocean are primarily caused by?

(A) temperature differences
(B) density differences
(C) wind action
(D) coriolis effect

Volcanic eruptions do not occur in the

(A) Baltic Sea
(B) Black Sea
(C) Caribbean Sea
(D) Caspian sea

Which strait connects Red Sea and Indian Ocean?

(A) Bab-el-Mandeb
(B) Hormuz
(C) Bosporus
(D) Malacca

Assertion (A) Water in an open pond remains cool even on a hot summer day.
Reason (R) Water on heating evaporates and heat energy gets converted into latent heat.
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. Mariana deepest point of the ocean is situated in North-East Pacific Ocean.
2. Kuril-Kamchatka one of the deepest point of the ocean is situated in West Pacific Ocean.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below

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

A Mediterranean Climate is characterized by very dry summers because?

(A) The relative humidity is low
(B) The skies are cloudless
(C) The trade winds blow from the land to the sea
(D) There are no off-shore winds

Assertion (A) 60 0 -65 0 latitudes in both the hemispheres have a low pressure belt instead of high pressure.
Reason (R) The low pressure areas are permanent over oceans rather than on land
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

A nautical mile is equal to ?

(A) 5060 feet
(B) 5280 feet
(C) 6060 feet
(D) 6080 feet

Which one of the following separates North and South Islands of New Zealand?

(A) Foveaux strait
(B) Bass strait
(C) Cook strait
(D) Torres strait

Assertion (A) Oceanic islands have restricted fauna and flora.
Reason (R) Oceanic islands lie in sea at a great distance from the continents.
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