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Indian Geography Mock Test-18

Question No:1

consider the following statements,
1. Areas lying within five to eight degree latitude on eighterside of the equator receive rainfall throughout the year
2. High temperatures and high humidity cause convection near the eqauator
which of the statement given above is/are correct
choose the correct answer using codes given below

(A) 1 only
(B) 2 only
(C) both 1 and 2
(D) neither 1 nor 2



Question No:2

which of the following is the genwral direction of flow of summer monsoon in India ?

(A) South to North
(B) South-west to South-East
(C) South-east to South-west
(D) South-west to North-west



Question No:3

consider the following statements,
1. The vernal equinox falls on March 21
2. On equinox , the sun is directly overhead at the equator
3. The change in the day length on equinox result from the changes in the tilt of the earth with respect to the sun
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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



Question No:4

consider the following statements,
1. The earth’s rotation axis is not at 90 degree to its orbital plane
2. The earth’s rotation axis is inclined at 5 degree
which of the statement given above is/are correct ?

(A) 1 only
(B) 2 only
(C) both 1 and 2
(D) neither 1 nor 2



Question No:5

consider the following statements ?
1. The difference between the moisture-holding capacity of air and its actual humidity is called saturation deficit
2. The temperature to which air has to be cooled in order to reach saturation is called dew point
which of the statement given above is/are correct ?

(A) 1 only
(B) 2 only
(C) both 1 and 2
(D) neither 1 nor 2



Question No:6

Tropical cyclone of Philippines is termed as

(A) Typhoon
(B) Willy-willy
(C) Hurricane
(D) Bagulo



Question No:7

which one of the following is the correct order in which the gases from the atmosphere disappear as one move away from the surface of the earth ?

(A) carbon dioxide –oxygen-nitrogen
(B) oxygen- nitrogen-carbon dioxide
(C) carbon dioxide – nitrogen- oxygen
(D) nitrogen- oxygen- carbon dioxide



Question No:8

consider the following statements related to stratification of atmospheric layers.
1. All stroms and cloudiness are restricted to stratosphere
2. Cirrus cloudiness are restricted to stratosphere
3. Stratosphere is also an ‘isoclinals layer’
which of the statement given above is/are correct ?

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



Question No:9

the procress that tends to build up the land surface by deposition of solid material in its lower areas, known as ?

(A) Abrasion
(B) Agglomeration
(C) Aggradation
(D) Attrition



Question No:10

consider the following statements,
1. International Date line is drawn zigzag to avoid landmass
2. International Date line is 180 degree W as well as 180 degree E of greenwhich when crossing International Date Line would put back the date by day.
which of the statement given above is/are correct ?

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



Question No:11

what is the reason for the major hot deserts of the world lying in the western part of the tropical latitude ?

(A) They are influenced by the trade winds
(B) They lie in the rain-shadow area of the mountains
(C) They are influenced by monsoon winds
(D) They are influence dry winds



Question No:12

which of the following set of states does not receive most of its rain fall from SW monsoon during the months of June to Seprember ?

(A) Arunachal Pradesh and Gujrat
(B) Assam and Karnataka
(C) Himachal Pradesh and Rajastan
(D) Tamil nadu and Jammu& kashmir



Question No:13

In which one among the following states is the percentage of scheduled tribe’s population to its total population highest ?

(A) Chhattisgarh
(B) Madhya Pradesh
(C) Mizoram
(D) Rajastan



Question No:14

Matach the following
List-I (peak)
List-II (State)
a. Doda betta
1. Maharashtra
b. Guru shikhar
2. Madhya Pradesh
c. Kalsubai
3. Tamil nadu
d. Dhupgarh
4. Rajasthan
codes: A B C D

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



Question No:15

The term used to denote the critical temperature at which the air become saturated with vapor and below which the condensation is likely to begin ?

(A) Condensation point
(B) Evaporation point
(C) Dew point
(D) point of critical temperature



Question No:16

which among the following in the correct sequence of the rivers starting from north to south ?

(A) Bhima-Godavari-penganga-tungabhadra
(B) Godavari-penganga-Tungabhadra-Bhima
(C) Penganga-Godavari-Bhima-Tungabhadra
(D) Penganga-Bhima- Govadri- Tungabhadra



Question No:17

Shimsha , Hemavati, Arkavati are the tributaries of which one of the following rivers ?

(A) Tapti
(B) Tungabhadra
(C) Cauvery
(D) Krishna



Question No:18

which of the following is not correctly matched ?

(A) prime meridian : 0 degree
(B) International : 180 degree date line
(C) Artic circle :661/2” north
(D) Tropic of cencer : 231/2 south



Question No:19

which one of the following is different in local time between the place located at 165 degree East and 165 degree west ?

(A) Zero hours
(B) 12 hours
(C) 22 hours
(D) 24 hours



Question No:20

Match the following

List- I List –II
Volcano country
A. Mount Etna 1. India
b. Kilimanjaro 2. USA
c. Katmai 3. Tanzania
d. Barren island 4. Italy

Codes
A B C D

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