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Indian Geography Mock Test-51

Question No:1

Puerto Toro, world’s southern most permanently inhabited community is located in which country ?

(A) Chile
(B) Bolivia
(C) Colombia
(D) Suriname

Question No:2

Recently , it has been discovered that Earth is not alone in its orbit around the sun There is a small ‘Trojan’ asteroid 2010TK Why this Trojan Asteroid does not collide with the earth ?

(A) Because the asteroid and earth are constantly on the same orbit
(B) Because the asteroid and earth are on different orbits
(C) Because Trojan revolve around the earth like satellite
(D) None of the above reason

Question No:3

Consider the following scientific observations over geological time
1. Moon is movingaway fromEarth
2. Earth is moving closer to sun
3. Mean solar day is getting longer
4. Earth’s rotation speed is getting down
which among the above observations are correct ?

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

Question No:4

which among the following method of heat transfer is maximum responsible for heating of the ,ower layers of the atmosphere near earth’s surface ?

(A) Radiation from sun
(B) Radiation from earth
(C) Conduction
(D) Convection

Question No:5

Over a longer duration , which among the following factors cause the satellite experience a reduction in the altitude (orbital decay) ?
1. Atmosphere of earth
2. Tides
3. Earth’s gravitation
Choose the correct option

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

Question No:6

sun is vertical at least once I a year at which among the following cities of India
given latitude chenai: 13o5’2’N, Mumbai : 18o 58’30’ N Nagpur : 21o 04’N’ Jaipur :26o 56’34’N
1. Chennai
2. mumbai
3. Nagpur
4. Jaipur
choose the correct option

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

Question No:7

The Gulf of kutch is one of the two regions on west coast of India, identified suitable for Tidal power station which among the following is the other one ?

(A) Gulf of Khambhat
(B) Laccadive Sea
(C) Gulf of Mannar
(D) None of them

Question No:8

The winds which never change their direction are called ?

(A) permanent winds
(B) Trade winds
(C) Planetary winds
(D) Local winds

Question No:9

The constellation in India Mythology called “Sapta Rishi” is coterminous with which among the following ?

(A) Orion
(B) Scorpio
(C) Ursa Major
(D) Ursa Minor

Question No:10

India’s Jhoom cultivation is knoen by which among the following names in Malaysia?

(A) Ladang
(B) Tamrai
(C) Chena
(D) Tungya

Question No:11

On which among the following dates Earth may be perihelion (closest to sun) ?

(A) January 4
(B) June 21
(C) March 22
(D) December 21

Question No:12

The time required by earth in 360 degree rotation to make a ster return to the same position is called—- day ?

(A) Solar day
(B) Sidereal Day
(C) Real Day
(D) Synodic day

Question No:13

Consider the following about the prime meridian
1. Passes through the Royal Observatory Greenwich
2. Its latitude is 180 3. Generally known as international date line
which among the above is/ are correct ?

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

Question No:14

what are the main criteria of dividing major natural region of the world ?

(A) Temperature , rain fall and vegetation
(B) Latitudes and Longitude
(C) Atmospheric pressure and winds
(D) All of them

Question No:15

moraines are the deposits of which among the following kinds ?

(A) Tidal deposits
(B) Glacial deposits
(C) Wind deposits
(D) None of them

Question No:16

Consider the following Statements :
1. The 38th parallel divides north korea and South korea
2. The johor Strait separates malaysia from Singpore
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:17

Consider the following statements,
1. Baleric Island are located in Medierranean Sea
2. The Islands of Corsica and Sardinia are located west of Italy
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:18

’ Laterite soils’ are formed due which of the following action ?

(A) Leaching
(B) Erosion
(C) Deposition of fertile riverine silt
(D) Mechanical weathering of Igeous Rocks

Question No:19

Consider the following Statements,
1. An Ox-Bow lake is a cut –off river meander
2. Youthful stage of a river is characterized by a flood –plain
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:20

‘Orogenic forces’ are responsible for the formation of
a. Block mountains
b. Fold mountains
c. Relict mountains
coose the correct option

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