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Indian Geography Mock Test – 26

Question No:1

Consider the following statements :
1. The forest cover in India constitutes around 20% of its geographical area Out of the total forest cover, dence forest constitutes around 40%
2. The National forestry Action programme aims at bringing one-third of the area of India under tree/forest cover
Which off the statements given above is/are correct?

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



Question No:2

Consider the following statements :
1. Areawise, Chhattisgrah is than west Bengal
2. According to the population 2011 Census, population of west Bengal is larger than that of Chhattisgarh
Which off the statements given above is/are correct?

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



Question No:3

consider the following statements :
1. Silent Valley National park is in the Nallamalai range
2. Pathrakkadavu Hydroelectric project is proposed to be built near the Silent Valley National park
3. The kunti river originates in Silent Valley’s rainforests
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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



Question No:4

Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists:
List I (City)
Lists II (River)
A. Washington D. C
1. River Manzanares
B. Berlin
2. River Seine
c. Paris
3. River Spree
d. Madrid
4. River Potomac
codes: A B C D

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



Question No:5

which one of the following is the correct sequence of the given Indian cities in the decreasing order of their normal annual rainfall?

(A) Kochi- Kolkata- Delhi- Patna
(B) Kolkata- Kochi- Patna- Delhi
(C) Kochi- Kolkata- Patna- Delhi
(D) Kolkata- Kochi- Delhi- Patna



Question No:6

Which of the following states border Uttar Pradesh
1. Punjab
2. Rajasthan
3. Chhattisgarh
4. Jharkhand
select the correct answerusing the codes given below ?

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



Question No:7

Consider the following statements,
1. The same face of the Moon is always seen from the earth
2. The Moon rotates about its own axis in 23 ½ days which is about the same time that it takes to orbit the Earth
Which off the statements given above is/are correct?

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



Question No:8

Consider the following statements ,
1. Wind patterns are clockwise in the northern hemisphere and anti- clockwise in the southern hemisphere
2. The directions of wind patterns in the northern and the southern hemisphere are governed by the Coriolis effect
Which off the statements given above is/are correct?

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



Question No:9

which one of the following is the correct sequence of the given hills starting from the north and going towards the south ?

(A) Nllamalai Hills-Nilgiri Hills-Javadi Hills –Anaimalai Hills
(B) Anaimalai Hills- Javadi Hills – Nilgiri Hills- Nllamalai Hills
(C) Nllamalai Hills- Javadi Hills – Nilgiri Hills- Anaimalai Hills
(D) Anaimalai Hills- Nilgiri Hills-Javadi Hills – Nllamalai Hills



Question No:10

Gandhi sagar Dam is a part of which one of the following ?

(A) Chambal project
(B) Kosi project
(C) Damodar Valley project
(D) Bhakra nangal project



Question No:11

which one of the following statements is not correct ?

(A) The western Ghats are relatively higher in the northern Ghats
(B) The Ani Mudi is the highest peak in the western Ghats
(C) Tapi river lies to the south of Satpura
(D) The Narmada and the Tapi river valleys are said to be old rift valleys



Question No:12

Consider the following statements :
1. The axis of the earth’s magnetic filed is inclined at 231/2 to the geographic axis of the earth
2. The Earth’s magnetic pole in the northern hemisphere is located on a peninsula in northern Canada
3. Earht’s magnetic equator passes through Thumba in south India
Which off the statements given above is/are correct?

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



Question No:13

Match List-I with List-Ii and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists :
List-I(National park Wild-life sanctuary)
List II (state)
a. Sondla wildlifesanctuary
1. Orissa
b. Kangerghat national park
2. Assam
c. Orang Sanctuary
3. Chhattisgarh
d. Ushakothi wildlife Sanctuary
4. Goa
5. Tripura
codes:A B C D

(A) 2 1 5 3
(B) 4 3 2 1
(C) 2 3 5 1
(D) 4 1 2 3



Question No:14

whichone of the following is the correct sequence of the given continents in decreasing order of their percentage of Earth’s land ?

(A) Norht America- Africa- South America- Europe
(B) Africa- North America- South America- Europe
(C) Norht America- Africa- Europe – South America
(D) Africa- North America- Europe-South America



Question No:15

Consider the following statements :
1. Total land area of Earth is approximately 1475 lakh square kilometers
2. Ratio of land to water area of Earth is approximately 1:4
3. Maximum percentage of Earth’s water is in the pacfic Ocean
Which off the statements given above is/are correct?

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



Question No:16

The lower Gangetic plain is characterized by humid climate with high temperature throughout the year. Which one among the following pairs of crops is most suitable for this region ?

(A) Paddy and cotton
(B) wheat and jute
(C) paddy and jute
(D) wheat and cotton



Question No:17

what could be the main reason/reasons for the formation of African and Eurasia desert belt ?
1. It is located in the sub-tropical high pressure cells
2. It is under the influence of warm ocean currents
Which off the statements given above is/are correct in this context ?

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



Question No:18

The jet aircraft fly very easily and smoothly in the lower stratosphere, what could be the appropriate explanation ?
1. There are no clouds or water vapour in the lower stratosphere
2. There are no vertical winds in the lower stratosphere
Which of the statements given above is/are correct in this context ?

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



Question No:19

A State in India has the following characteristics
1. Its northern part is arid and semi-arid
2. Its central part produces cotton
3. Cultivation of cash crops is predominant over food crops.
which one of the following states has all off the above characteristics ?

(A) Andhra Pradesh
(B) Gujarat
(C) Karnataka
(D) Tamil Nadu



Question No:20

tsunami made people realize that mangroves can serve as a reliable safety hedge against coastal calamities . How do mangroves function as a safety hedge ?

(A) The mangroves swamps separate the human settlements from the sea by a wide zone in which people neither live nor venture out
(B) The mangroves provide both food and medicine which people are in need of after any natural disaster
(C) The mangroves trees are tall with dense canopies and serve as an excellent shelter during a cyclone or tsunami
(D) The mangroves trees do not get uprooted by stroms and tides because of their extensive roots