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Indian Geography Mock Test – 27

Question No:1

The ‘ Red Data Book’ published by the International union for conservation of nature and natural resources (ICUN) contains list of
1. Endemic plant and animal spiecies present in the biodiversity hot spots,
2. Threatened plant and animal species
3. Protected sites for conservation of nature and natural resources in various counties.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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



Question No:2

Consider the following statements,
1. Asteroids are small rock planetoids, while comets are formed of frozen gases held tighter by rocky and metallic material
2. Asteroids are found mostly between the orbits of Jupiter and Mars, while comets are found mostly between Venus and Mercury
3. Comets show a perceptible glowing tail, while asteroids do not
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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



Question No:3

Westerlies in southern hemisphere are stronger and persistent than in northern hemisphere as
1. Southern hemisphere has less landmass as compared to northern hemophere
2. Coriolis force is higher in southern hemisphere as compared to northern hemisphere
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:4

Among the following states, which one has most suitable conditions for the cultivation of a large varity of orchid with minimum cost of production, and can develop an export oriented industry in this field ?

(A) Andhra Pradesh
(B) Arunachal Pradesh
(C) Madhya Pradesh
(D) Uttar pradesh



Question No:5

65which one of the following is not a site in-situ method of conservation of flora ?

(A) Biosphere Reserve
(B) Botanikal garden
(C) National park
(D) Wild life sanctuary



Question No:6

Consider the following :
1.Photosynthesis
2. Respiration
3. Decay of organic matter
4. Volcanic action
which of the above add carbon dioxide to the carbon cycle on Earth ?

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



Question No:7

Consider the following statements,
1. La Nina is characterized by unusually cold ocean temperature in equatorial Indian ocean, whereas EI Nina is characterzed by usually warm ocean temperature in the equatorial pacific ocean
2. EI Nino has adverse effect on south-west monsoon climate
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

With reference to micro-irrigation, which of the following statements is/ are correct ?
1. Ferilizer/nutrient loss can be reduced
2. It is the only means of irrigation in dry land farming
3. In some areas of farming , receding of ground water table can be checked
select the correct answerusing the codes given below ?

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



Question No:9

If a tropical rain forest is removed, it does not regenerate quickly as compared to a tropicaldeciduous forest this is because

(A) the soil of rainforest is deficient in nutrients
(B) propagates of the trees in a rain forest have poor viability
(C) the rain forest species are slow growing
(D) Exotic species invade the fertile soil of rain forest



Question No:10

The Himalayan Range is very rich in species diversity which one among the following is the most appropriate reason for this phenomenon ?

(A) It has a high rainfall that supports luxuriant vegetative growth
(B) It is a confluence of different bio-geographical zones.
(C) Exotic and invasive species have not been introduced in this region
(D) It has less human interference



Question No:11

The formation of ozone hole in the Antartic region has been a cause of concern. What could be the reason for the formation of this hole?

(A) Presence of prominent tropospheric turbulence and inflow of chlorofluorocaarbons
(B) Presence of prominent polar front and stratospheric clouds, and inflow of chlorofluorocarbons
(C) Absence of polar front and stratospheric clouds and inflow of chlorofluorocarbons
(D) Increased temperature at polar region due to global warming



Question No:12

Two rivers-one with its source in Jharkhand and another, with its source in Odisha, merge at a place only a short distance from the coast of bay of Bengal before flowing into the sea. This is an important site of wildlife and biodiversity and a protected area. Which one of the following could be this?

(A) Bhitarrkanika
(B) Chandipur-on –sea
(C) Gopalpur –on –sea
(D) Simlipal



Question No:13

India is regarded as a country with ‘Demographic Dividend’ this is due to?

(A) Its high population in the age group below 15 years
(B) Its high population in the age group of 15-64 years
(C) Its high population in the age group above 65 years
(D) Its high total populations



Question No:14

Consider the following statements, Chlorofluorocarbons , known as ozone depleting substance, are used
1. In the production of plastic foams
2. In the production of tube less tyres
3. In cleaning certain electronic components,
4. As pressurizing agents in agents in aerosol cans
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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



Question No:15

which of the following is/ are citeed by the scientists as evidence /evedences for the continud expansion universe ?
1. Depletion of microwaves in space
2. Observation of red shift phenomenon in space
3. Movement of asteroids in space
4. Occurrence of supernova explosions in space
select the correct answerusing the codes given below ?

(A) 1 and 2 only
(B) 2 only
(C) 1, 3 and 4
(D) none of the above



Question No:16

which of the following is the chief characteristic of mixed farming ?

(A) Cultivation of both cash crops and food crops
(B) Cultivation of two or more crops in the same field
(C) Rearing of animals and cultivation of crops together
(D) None of these



Question No:17

A particular state in India has the following characteristics :
1. It is located on the same latitude which passes through northern Rajasthan
2. It has over 80% of its area under forest cover
3. Over 12% of forest cover constitutes protected area network in this state
which one among the following states has all the above characteristics ?

(A) Arunachal Pradesh
(B) Assam
(C) Himachal pradesh
(D) Uttarakhand



Question No:18

Government of India encourage the cultivation of ‘sea buckthorn ‘ what is the importanceof this plant ?
1. It helps in controlling soil erosion and in preventing desertification
2. It is rich in source of bodiesel
3. It has nutritional value and is well –adapted to live in coldarea of high altitude
4. It is timber is of great commercial value
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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



Question No:19

Consider the following crops of India
1. Cow pea
2. Green gram 3. Pigeon pea
whcich of the above is /are used as pluse, fodder and green manure ?

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



Question No:20

Consider the following factors :
1. Rotation of earth
2. Air pressure and wind
3. Density of ocean water
4. Revolution of the Earth
Which of the above factors influence the ocean currents ?

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