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Indian Geography Mock Test-63

Question No:1

Consider the following statements,
1. The unasserted coarse and fine debris dropped by the melting glaciers is called glacial till
2. Most of the rock fragment in till are angular to subangular in form
3. Moraines are long ridges of depositis of glacial till
Which of the statements given above correct?

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



Question No:2

Consider the following statements,
1. Drumlins are smooth oval shaped ridge-like features composed mainly of glacial till with some masses of gravel and sand
2. The Drumlins from due to dumping of rock debrs beneth heavily loaded ice through fissures in the glacier
Which of the statements given above correct?

(A) 1 only
(B) 2 only
(C) Both 1 and 2
(D) Neither 1 nor 2



Question No:3

Consider the following statements,
1. Most of the changes along the coats are accomplished by waves
2. Strom waves and tsunami waves can cause far-reaching changes in a short period of time than normal breaking waves
Which of the statements given above correct?

(A) 1 only
(B) 2 only
(C) Both 1 and 2
(D) Neither 1 nor 2



Question No:4

Consider the following statements,
1. The west coast of our country is a high rocky retreating coast and Erosional forms dominate in the west coast
The east coast of India is a low sedimentary coast and Depositional forms dominate in the east coast
Which of the statements given above correct?

(A) 1 only
(B) 2 only
(C) Both 1 and 2
(D) Neither 1 nor 2



Question No:5

In which one of the following regions the chemical weathering process is more dominant than the mechanical process ?

(A) Humid region
(B) Arid region
(C) Limestone region
(D) Glacier region



Question No:6

Consider the following statements,
1. The rotation of the earth about its axis affects the direction of the wind
2. The Coriolis force acts perpendicular to the pressure gradient force
3. The higher the pressure gradient force, the more is the velocity of the wind and the larger is the deflection in the direction of wind
Which of the statements given above correct?

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



Question No:7

The pattern of planetary winds largely depends on which of the following ?
1. Latitudinal variation of atmosphere heating
2. Emergence of pressure belts:
3. The migration of belts following apparent path of the sun
4. The distribution of continents and oceans
choose the correct answer using codes given below :

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



Question No:8

Consider the following statements regsrding Tropical cyclones ?
1. Tropical cyclones are violent stroms that originate over to the coastal areas
2. They are known as Typhoons in the western pacific and south China Sea
3. The cyclone which cross 20 N latitude generally , recurves and they are more destructive
Which of the statements given above correct?

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



Question No:9

Tropical cyclone orginate and intensify over warm tropical oceans, which of the following conditions is /are favorable for the formation and intensification of tropical strom ?
1. Large sea surface with temperature higher than 27 C:
2. Presence of the Coriolis force
3. Small vertical wind speed
4. A pre-existing weak low –preessure area or low –level –cyclone-circulation
choose the correct answer using codes given below:

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



Question No:10

consider the following statements
1. A mature tropical cyclone is characterized by the strong spirally circulating wind around the centre , called the eye
2. The diameter of the circuating system can vary between 150 and 250 Km
Which of the statements given above correct?

(A) 1 only
(B) 2 only
(C) Both 1 and 2
(D) Neither 1 nor 2



Question No:11

consider the following statements
1. The continental shelf is the extended margin of each continent occupied by relatively shallow seas and gulfs
2. The average width of continental shevels is about 80 km
3. The continental shelves are covered with variable thicknesses of sediments brought down by rivers, glaciers, wind, from the land and distuributed by waves and currents
Which of the statements given above correct?

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



Question No:12

consider the following statements
1. The air containing moisture to its full capacity at a given temperature is said to be saturated
2. The temperature at which saturation occurs in a given sample of air is known as dew point
Which of the statements given above correct?

(A) 1 only
(B) 2 only
(C) Both 1 and 2
(D) Neither 1 nor 2



Question No:13

Condensation is influenced by the volume of air , tempersture, pressure and humidity . Condensation take place :
1. When the temperature of the air is reduced to dew point with its volume remaining constant
2. When both the temperature are reduced
3. When moisture is added to the air through evaporation
4. When decrese in air temperature
choose the correct answer using codes given below:

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



Question No:14

match the list-1 with list-2 and choose the correct answer using codes given below

List-1 (Clouds) list-2 (Features )

a. Cirrus 1. Are black or dark ray
b. Cumulus 2. Layered clouds covering large portions of the sky
c. Stratus 3. Look like cotton wool
d. Nimbus 4. Formed at high altitudes (8,000-12,000m)

codes:
A B C D

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



Question No:15

which one of the following is the highest cloud in the sky ?

(A) Cirrus
(B) Nimbus
(C) Stratus
(D) Cumulus



Question No:16

Consider the following statements regarding tropical monsoon climate,
1. Tropical monsoon climate is found over the Indian sub-continent , North Eastern part of South Amrica and Northern Australia
2. Heavy rainfall occurs mostly in summer and winter is dry
Which of the statements given above 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:17

Consider the following statements,
1. Mediterranean climate occurs around Mediterranean sea, along the west cost of continents in subtropical latitudes between content 30-40 latitudes e.g.—Central California, Central Chile, along the coast in south eastern and south western Australia
2. These areas come under the influence of sub tropical high in summer and westerly wind in winter
Which of the statements given above 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:18

which of the following statements is/are true about tundra climate ?
1. The tundra climate (ET) is so called after the types of vegetation , like low growing mosses, lichens and flowering plants
2. This is the region of permafrost where the subsoil is permanently frozen
3. The short growing season and water logging support only low growing plants
4. During summer , the tundra regions have very long duration of day light
choose the correct answer using codes given below:

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



Question No:19

Consider the following statements,
1. The ice climate (EF) occurs over interior Greenland and Antarctica
2. Even in summer , the temperature is below freezing point
3. This area receives very little precipitation
4. Plateau Station , Antarctica, 79 S, portray this climate
Which of the statements given above correct?

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



Question No:20

Consider the following statements,
1. The gases that absorb long wave radiation are called greenhouse gases
2. The largest concentration of GHGs in the atmosphere is carbon dioxide
3. Ozone occurs in the stratosphere where ultra=violet rays convert oxygen into ozone
4. Large depletion of ozone occurs over Antarctica
Which of the statements given above correct?

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