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Indian Geography Mock Test – 36

Question No:1

which one among the following is a source of methane emission into the atmosphere

(A) automobile exhaust fume
(B) industrial chimmey
(C) mining
(D) wet land



Question No:2

carbon dioxide is called green house gas because

(A) its concentration remains always higher than other gas
(B) it is used in photosynthesis
(C) it absorbs radiation
(D) it emits visible radition



Question No:3

the imaginary line of the earth that closely follow the 180 degree meridian is

(A) prime merdian
(B) equator
(C) international date line
(D) tropical of cancer



Question No:4

the country that shares longest border with India is

(A) china
(B) Bangladesh
(C) Nepal
(D) Pakistan



Question No:5

lack of atmosphere around the moon is due to

(A) low escape velocity of air molecule and low gravitational attraction
(B) high esacpe velocity of air mocule and low gravational attraction
(C) low gravitational attraction only
(D) high escape velocity of air molecule only



Question No:6

if news is broadcast from lodon at 10:30 AM at what time it will be heard at Baghdad (45oE)

(A) 7:30 AM
(B) 9:00 AM
(C) 1:30 PM
(D) 12:00 Noon



Question No:7

if you travel along the suez canal from post said to suez you will come across several lakes which of the following lakes is not on this canel

(A) great bitter lake
(B) little bitter lake
(C) lake gatun
(D) lake timash



Question No:8

Xerophytes represent the class of vegetation found in

(A) tropical rain forest
(B) humid micro thermial climate
(C) semi aird steppes
(D) tundra region



Question No:9

what is a cloudburst

(A) it refer to sudden and copious rainfall over a small area which often lasts for only a few minutes
(B) if referes of 50 mm rain over a period of time
(C) it is caused by rapid condensation of very high clouds
(D) It refers to a thunderstorm with little rain



Question No:10

which one among the following statements regarding India’s coal is not correct ?

(A) 98 per cent of reserves of coal in India belong to Gondwana period
(B) Unknown amount of coal bured under the Ganga allvium and the Deccan Trap
(C) Bituminous coal is found in both lower Gondwana rocks and in Tertiary rocks
(D) Gondwana coal is mainly found in the river valleys of Damodhar, Mahanadi and Godavari



Question No:11

Consider the following statements :
1. Coriolis effect is zero at the Equator
2. Coriolis effect is more towards the poles
3. Croiolis effect are related to the decreasing rotation velocity with increasing latitudes
4. Coriolis effect is related to the increasing rotational velocity with increasing latitudes
which of the statements given above are correct ?

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



Question No:12

Duncan passage is located between—

(A) South and Little Andaman
(B) Little and great Nicobar
(C) North and middle Andaman
(D) Middle and South Amdaman



Question No:13

Consider the following statements :
1. Ozone is mostly found in the stratosphere
2. Ozen layer lies 55-75 Km above the surface of the Earth
3. Ozone absorbs ultraviolet radiation from the sun
4. Ozone layer has no singnificance for life on the Earth
which of the statements given above are correct ?

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



Question No:14

The Indian research station Himadri is located at —

(A) Siachen
(B) Darjeeling
(C) Arctic region
(D) Antarctica



Question No:15

which of the following rivers does not make delta ?

(A) Ganga
(B) Swarnarekha
(C) Narmada
(D) Tapti



Question No:16

Rabi crops are sown—

(A) From October to November
(B) From December to March
(C) From May to July
(D) From August to September



Question No:17

what is viticulture ?

(A) Production of forests
(B) Production of grapes
(C) Type of primitive agriculture
(D) Production of Sugarcane



Question No:18

Another name for ‘Regur Soil is —

(A) Red soil
(B) Black soil
(C) Arid soil
(D) Mixed red- yellow soil



Question No:19

The term “monsoon” is originated from—

(A) Arabic Language
(B) Spanish
(C) Hindi
(D) English



Question No:20

which among the following States has highest sex-ratio in 2011 ?

(A) Kerala
(B) Andhra Pradesh
(C) Karnataka
(D) Odisha