Indian Geography UPSC Civil Services,NDA,CDS,State PSCs

Indian Indian Geography Mock Test-62

Question No:1

match the List –1. with List-2. And select the correct answer using code given below the lists :

List-1 (Type of grass) List-2 (Country )

a. Llanos 1. Australia
b. Prairies 2. Venezuela
c. Pampas 3. USA
d. Downs 4. Argentina

codes :

A B C D

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



Question No:2

Tank irrigation is commonly found in south –central parts of India . what could be the reason ?
1. Insufficient shallow ground water
2. Rocky plateu with impervious surface depression
3. Undulating terrain helps in accumulation of rain water in depression or manmade tank
select the correct answer using the code given below :

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



Question No:3

Ozone layer of the earth’s atmosphere is important for living organisms because it

(A) prevents entry of ultra-violet rays
(B) prevents entry of x-rays
(C) Maintains level of oxygen on earth
(D) prevents acid rain on earth



Question No:4

which of the following is/are the reasons behind Gujarat being the leading producer of salt in India ?
1. The long length of coastline
2. Long duration of hot and dry conditions
3. Presence of gulf area
select the correct answer using the code given below :

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



Question No:5

If 82 degree east longitude (Allahabad) shows 6:0am of Sunday (local time) , what would be the local time of Florida (USA) located on 82 degree west longitude ?

(A) 6:58 pm of Saturday
(B) 7:02pm of Sunday
(C) 6:58 am of Sunday
(D) 7:02 am of Saturday



Question No:6

Consider the following statements with regard to cold waves in winter season in northern India
1. There is lack of maritime influence
2. Northern India is nearer to the Himalayan region
3. Air mass comes from polar regions to northern India
Which of the statements given above correct?

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



Question No:7

Match the List-1 with list-2 and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists

List-1 (Sanctuary) List-2 (State)

a. Sharavai valley 1. Gujarat
b. Satkosia Gorge 2. Goa
c. Pirotam island 3. Odisha
d. Bhagwan mahavir 4. Karnataka

code:

A B C D

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



Question No:8

Millets are called ‘coarse grains’ and constitute mainly of

(A) Maize, Jowar, pulses
(B) Jowar, Bajra, Ragi
(C) Bajra, Ragi, paddy
(D) Jowar, Ragi, Groundnut



Question No:9

which of the following seas has highest salinity in the world ?

(A) Mediterranean sea
(B) black sea
(C) Dead sea
(D) Red sea



Question No:10

which of the following is tropical grassland?

(A) taiga
(B) Savannah
(C) pampas
(D) prairies



Question No:11

The landmass of which of the following continents is the least ?

(A) Europe
(B) Africa
(C) Australia
(D) South America



Question No:12

Consider the following statements,
1. Tillite is the sedimentary rock formed out of deposits of glaciers
2.the glacial tillite provides unambiguous evidence of palaeo climates and also of drifting of continents
Which of the statements given above correct?

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



Question No:13

Consider the following statements,
1. The energy emanating from within the earth is the main force behind endoginic geomorphic processes
2. This energy is mostlygenerated by radioactivity, rotational and tidal friction and primordial heat from the orgin of the earth
Which of the statements given above correct?

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



Question No:14

Consider the following statements,
1. Weathering is action of weather and climate over earth materials
2. Weathering process are conditioned by many complex geological, climatic topographic, topographic and vegetative factors
Which of the statements given above correct?

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



Question No:15

. Consider the following statements,
1.Landslides are relatively rapid and perceptible movement
2. The materials involved are relatively dry
3. The size and shape of the detached mass depends on the nature of discontinuities in the rock, the degree of weathering and the rock, the degree of weathering and the steepness of the slope

Which of the statements given above correct?

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



Question No:16

. Consider the following statements,
1. In our country , debris avalanches and landside occur very frequently in the Himalayas
2. Compared to the Himalayas, the Nilgiris bordering Tamil Nadu , Karnataka, Kerala and the western ghats along the west coast landslides occur though not as frequently as in the Himalayas,
Which of the statements given above correct?

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



Question No:17

which of the following pairs is /are responsible to the formation of sol ?
1. Parent material
2. Topography
3. Climate
4. Biological activity

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



Question No:18

which of the following pairs is /are correctly matched ?

1. A Gorge : a deep valley with very steep to straight sides
2. A Canyon : characterized by steep step- like side slopes
3. A canyonis : wider at its top than at its bottom
4. A Valleys : starts as small and narrow rills

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



Question No:19

The stream which flow over fans are not confined to their original channels for long and sift their position across the fan forming many channels called ?

(A) Distributaries
(B) Meanders
(C) Terraces
(D) Alluvial fans



Question No:20

Consider the following statements,
1. Natural levees and point bars are some of the important landforms found associated with floodplains
2. Natural levees are found along the banks of large rivers
Which of the statements given above correct?

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