Indian Geography SSC CHGL,UPSC Civil Services,NDA,CDS,Railways

Indian Geography Mock Test-20

Question No:1

Which of the following statements relating to earthquake is/are correct?
1. The point of origin of on earthquake is called the epicenter
2. The lines joining the places which were affected by earthquake at the same point of time are called homoseism lines Select the correct answer using the codes given below?

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



Question No:2

What would be the influence on the weather conditions when in mi-winter a feeble high pressure develops over the north-western part of India?
1. High and dry winds would blow outward from this high pressure area
2. The northern plain would become cold .
3. Scorching winds (locally-called loo) would blow during the daytime.
4. There would be torrential rains brought by thunderstorms.
Select the correct answer using the codes given elow:

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



Question No:3

Which of the following statements regarding the duration of day night is correct?

(A) Difference is least near the equator and progressively increases away from it
(B) Difference is maximum at the equator and progressively decreases away from it
(C) Difference is least at the Tropics and progressively increases towards the equator and poles
(D) Difference is maximum at the Tropics and progressively decreases towards the equator and poles



Question No:4

Which of the following is/are west-flowing river(s) of India?
1. Mahanandi
2. Krishna
3. Narmada
4. Cauvery
Select the correct answer using the codes ;

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



Question No:5

Which one of the following dams is constructed across Krishna River ?

(A) UkaiDam
(B) Krishnaraja Sagar Dam
(C) Srisailam Dam
(D) Mettur Dam



Question No:6

Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the
List I(irrigation/powerproject)
List II(Rivers)
A. Bhakra Nangal
1. Bhagirathi
B. Dul Hasti
2. Mahanadi
C. Hirakund
3. Chandra
D. Tehri
4. Setlej
codes: A B C D

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



Question No:7

Which one of the following is a land locked harbor?

(A) Vishakhapatnam
(B) Ennore
(C) Mumbai
(D) Haldia



Question No:8

Valiconda low hills is a structural part of?

(A) Nilgiri Hills
(B) Western Ghats
(C) Eastern Ghats
(D) Cardamom Hills



Question No:9

Which of the following is/are the stages (s) of demographic transition?
1. High death rate and birth rate, low growth rate
2. Rapid decline in death rate, continued low birth rate, very low growth rate
3. Rapid decline in birth rate, continued decline in death rate
4. Low death rate and birth rate, low growth rate
Select the correct answer using the code given below:

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



Question No:10

Population dividend refers to ?

(A) Total number of population
(B) Youthful age structure of a population
(C) Relatively high proportion of experienced aged people
(D) Migration from richer region to poorer region



Question No:11

which of the following methods is/are suitable for soil conservation in hilly region ?
1. Terracing and control bunding
2. Shifting cultivation
3. Contour ploughing
Select the correct answer using the code given below

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



Question No:12

which one of the following is the example of subsistence farming ?

(A) Shifting cultivation
(B) Commercial farming
(C) Extensive and intensive farming
(D) Organic farming



Question No:13

Chinook is a :

(A) cold wind in Europe
(B) tropical desert strom in west Asia
(C) warm wind in North America
(D) depression in South Africa



Question No:14

The humidity of air measured in percentage is called :

(A) absolute humidity
(B) specific humidity
(C) relative humidity
(D) all of the above



Question No:15

Composite volccnic cone is also called strata cone because of the :

(A) alternating sheets of lava and pyroclastic materials
(B) uneven streams of lava flow
(C) cataclysmic eruption
(D) eruption of lava flow from a fissure



Question No:16

Albedo effect would be realatively higher in :

(A) early morning and late evening
(B) early morning
(C) noon
(D) late evening only



Question No:17

which one among the following statements is not correct ?

(A) Solar noon occurs simultaneously at locations with the same longitude
(B) One meridian , which is directly under the sun, experiences solar noon at a given time
(C) places having same longitude experience solar noon at different times
(D) Solar noon occurs at different times at locations with the same latitude



Question No:18

Mid-latitude cyclones :

(A) Usually move across North-America from east to west
(B) Are generally found only over the ocean
(C) Generally bring clear skies and little precipitation
(D) Are formed in region of strong temperature contrasts



Question No:19

The westerlies have their origin in the

(A) polar highs
(B) Subtropical high
(C) Equatorial lows
(D) Sub polar lows



Question No:20

The circle of illumination divides Earth into two hemispheres known as :

(A) East and West
(B) Norht and South
(C) Day and Night
(D) Summer and Winter