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Indian Geography Mock Test – 28

Question No:1

with reference to the wetlands of India, consider the following statements,
1. The country’s total geographical area under the category of wetlands is recorded more in Gujarat as compared to thither states.
2. In India the total geographical area of coastal wetlands is larger than that of inland wetlands
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:2

Consider the following crops of India
1 Groundnut
2. Seasamum
3. Pearl millets
which of the above is /are predominantly raised crop/crops ?

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



Question No:3

When you travel in Himalayas, you will see the following :
1. Deep gorges
2. U-turn river courses
3. Parallel mountain ranges
4.Steep gradients causing land sliding
which of the above can be said to be evidence for Himalayas being fold mountains ?

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



Question No:4

Normally , the temperature decrases with the increase in height from the Earth’s surface, because
1. The atmosphere can be heated upward only from the Earth’s surface
2. There air is more moisture in the upper atmosphere
3. The air is less dence in the upperatmoshere
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:5

the acidification of ocean is increasing, why is this phenomenon a cause of concern ?
1. The growth and survival of calcareous phytoplankton will be adversely affected
2. The groeth and survival of coral reefs will be adversely affected
3. The survival of some animals that have phytoplanktonic larvase will be adversely affected
4. The cold seeding and formation of clouds will be adversely affected
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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



Question No:6

The incrasing amount of carbon dixide in the air is slowly raising the temperature of the atmosphere, because it absorbs,

(A) The water vapours of the air and retains its heat
(B) The ultraviolent part of the solar radiation
(C) All the Solar radiation
(D) The infrared part of the solar radiation



Question No:7

which one of the following sets of elements was primarily responsible for the orgin of life on the earth ?

(A) A, Hydrogen, Oxygen, Sodium
(B) Carbon, Hydrogen, Nitrogen
(C) Oxygen, Calcium, Phosphorus
(D) Carbon, Hydrgen, Potassium



Question No:8

Aperson standing alone in a desert on a dark right and wanted to reach his village which was standing 5 Km east of the point were he was standing . he had no instruments to find the direction but he located the polestar . The mostconvenient way now to reach his village is to walk in the

(A) Direction facing the polestar
(B) Direction opposite to the polestar
(C) Direction keeping the polestar to his left
(D) Direction keeping the polestar to his right



Question No:9

Consider the following protected areas
1. Bandipur
2. Bhitarkanika
3. Manas
4. Sunderbans
which of the above are declared Tiger Reserves ?

(A) 1 and 2 only
(B) 1, 3 and 4
(C) 2, 3 and 4
(D) 1, 2, 3 and4



Question No:10

Consider the following statements ,
1. The duration of the monsoon decreases from southern India to northern India
2. The amount of annual rainfall in the northern plains of India decreases from east to west
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:11

which one of the following is the characteristic climate of the Tropical Savannah Region ?

(A) Rainfall throughout the year
(B) Rainfall in winter only
(C) An extremely short dry season
(D) A definite dry and wet season



Question No:12

In which among the following categories of protecte areas in India are local people not allowed to collect and use the biomass ?

(A) Biosphere reserves
(B) National parks
(C) wetlands declared under Ramsar convention
(D) wildlife sanctuaries



Question No:13

which one of the following groups of anlmals belongs to the category of endangered species ?

(A) Great IndianBustard, MuskDeer, Red ponda and Asiatic Wild Ass
(B) Kashmir Stag, Cheetal, Blue Bull, and great Indian Bustard
(C) Snow Leopard, Swamp Deer, Rhesus Monkey and Saras (crane)
(D) Lion-Tailed Macaque, Blue Bull, Hanuman Langur and Cheetal



Question No:14

Consider the following
1. Black necked crane
2. Cheetah
3. Flying squirrel
which of the following are naturally found in India ?

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



Question No:15

which of the following can be threats to the biodiversity of a geographical area ?
1. Global warming
2. Fragmentation of habitat
3. Invention of alien species
4. promotion of vegetarianism
select the correct answerusing the codes given below ?

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



Question No:16

Vultures which used to be very common in Indian countryside some are rarely seen nowadays , this is attributed to

(A) The destruction of their nesting sites by new invasive species
(B) A drug used by cattle owners for treating their diseased cattle
(C) Scarcity of food available to them
(D) widespread, persistent and fatal disease among them



Question No:17

Consider the following agricultural practices :
1. Contour bunding
2 Relay cropping
3. Zero tillage
In the context of global climate change, which of the above helps /help in carbon sequestration/storage in the soil ?

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



Question No:18

What would happened if phytoplankton of an ocean is completely destroyed for some reason ?
1. The ocean as a carbon sink would be adversely affected
2. The food chains in the ocean would be adversely affected
3. The density of ocean water would drastically decrease
select the correct answerusing the codes given below ?

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



Question No:19

The vegetation type characterized by
1. A large expanse of grassland with scattered trees and shrubs,
2. Lying between tropical rain forest and tropical steppes and deserts, flat-topped trees, is called

(A) Mid-latitude board-leaf mixed forest
(B) Temperate rainforest
(C) Tropical savanna
(D) Mid-latitued grassland



Question No:20

Which one among the following lakes is situated on the west coast of India ?

(A) Chillika
(B) Asthamudi
(C) Pulicat
(D) Kolleru