Which of the following statements is not correct regarding the Himalayas?
(A) Himalayas have nappe and recumbent folds
(B) Himalayas rose up from the Tethys Sea
(C) Himalayas contain three mountains ranges shiwaliks, great Himalayas and Kunlun ranges
(D) The orogency took place in the tertiary era.
Which one of the following statements on biosphere reserve is not correct?
(A) In1973 UNESCO launched a worldwide programme on man and biosphere
(B) Biosphere reserve promote research on ecological conservation
(C) Nanda Devi Biosphere reserve is located in Madhya Pradesh
(D) Biosphere reserves are multipurpose protected areas to preserve the genetic diversity in ecosystem
If earth did not have an atmosphere temperature extreme between day and night would
(C) Stay the same
(D) Fluctuate rapidly
Which among the following are the major reasons behind preferring Eucalyptus tree in the planned forestation process?
1. Plantation grows very past
2. Plantation makes the soil more fertile
3. Wood from Eucalyptus tree is easily converted into pulp for paper industry
Select the correct answer using the codes given below:
(A) 1 and 2
(B) 1 and 3
(C) 2 and 3
(D) 1, 2 and 3
Which one among the following statements is not correct?
(A) The plane of separation between the curst and mantle is known as Mohorovicic discontinuity
(B) The mantle contains more than two-third of the total material mass of the earth
(C) The mantle is composed of the heaviest materials of the earth
(D) The inner core of the earth is in solid state
Hurricanes rarely from or move within 5 degree of the equator, because?
(A) Coriolis effect is weakest here
(B) Coriolis effect is strongest here
(C) It has low pressure
(D) It has high temperature
Whenever tropical cyclone moves to land, much of its severity is reduced due to
1. Its sources of moisture is cut off
2. Friction over land kills tropical cyclone
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
(A) 1 only
(B) 2 only
(C) Both 1 and 2
(D) Neither 1 nor 2
What do you call the total system of paralles and meridians that from a network of intersecting lines?
(A) Geographic pattern
(B) Geographic arrangement
(C) Geographic grid
(D) Geographic polygon
Why does the earth assume the shape of an oblate ellipsoid?
(A) The Earth’s rotation causes the earth to bulge slightly at the equator and flatten at the poles
(B) The earth’s rotation causes the earth to bulge slightly at the poles and flatten at the equator
(C) The earth’s revolution causes the earth to bulge slightly at the equator and flatten at the poles
(D) The earth’s revolution causes the earth to bulge slightly at the poles and flatten at the equator
Which one among the following is a mechanically formed sedimentary rock?
(A) Salt rock
(B) Lime stone
which one among the following is a dormant volcano ?
(A) Mount Kilimanjaro
(B) Mount Stromboli
(C) Mount Etna
(D) Mount Mayon
which one among the following Indian states shares international boundries with three nations ?
(B) Himachal Pradesh
(C) Arunachal Pradesh
which one among the following is the nearest from the ‘Zeromile center’ of India ?
(A) Taj mahal (agra)
(B) Charminar (Hyderabad)
(C) Geatway of India(Mumbai)
(D) Victoria Memorial (Kolkata)
The Golden Quadrilateral of India connects which of the following places ?
(A) Srinagar –Porbandar-Kanya kumara-Silchar
(B) Delhi-mumbai- Chennai- Kolkata-
(C) Delhi-mumbai- kanyakumari- Kolkata
(D) Jammu- Ahmadabad- Chennai-kolakata
consider the following statements about irrigation in Punjab :
1. Intensity of irrigation is the highest among all Indian states
2. Area under canal irrigation is the highest among all Indian states
3. There has been serve land degradation in Punjab owing to agricultural moderation including high intensity of irrigation
Which of the statements given is/are correct ?
(A) 1, 2 and 3
(B) 1 and 3 only
(C) 2 and 3 only
(D) 1 only
Consider the following pairs:
1. Rewalsar lake: Himachal Pradesh
2. Nakki : Madhya Pradesh
3. Renuka lake : Uttarakhand
Which of the above pairs is/are correctly matched?
(A) 1 only
(B) 1 and 2 only
(C) 2 and 3 only
(D) 1, 2 and 3
Which National highway connects Chennai and Visakhapatnam ?
International Date Line passes through which one of the following ?
(A) Atlantic ocean
(B) Black sea
(C) Mediterranean sea
(D) Pacific sea
Which one of the following types of forests exhibits highest bio-diversity ?
(A) Dry deciduous forest
(B) Tropical rain forests
(C) Moist deciduous forests
(D) Mangrove forest
The jarawa tribe lives in which of the following states/union territories ?
(A) Arunachal Pradesh
(C) Andaman and Nicobar
(D) Lakshadweep islands