Indian Geography MCQ-10

MatchList I with List II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists
List I(Grassland ) ———– List II (Country)
A. Pampas 1. Venezuela
B. Velds 2. Australia
C. Downs 3. South Africa
D. Lanos 4. Argentina

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

Which one among the following covers the highest percentage of forest area in the world?

(A) Temperate Coniferous forests
(B) Temperate Deciduous forests
(C) Tropical Monsoon forests
(D) Tropical Rain forests

Flat topped hills whose summits lie more than 200 m below the sea level is?

(A) seamount
(B) guyots
(C) oceanic ridges
(D) troughs

Higher temperatures with higher humidity causes?

(A) low salinity
(B) high salinity
(C) normal salinity
(D) salinity doesn’t depends on it

Which of the following factors affects the origin and nature of movement of ocean current?

(A) Gravitational force
(B) Density differences
(C) Direction and shape of coastline
(D) All of the above

What,.is the similarity between Milwaukee Deep, Java Trench and Challenger Deep?

(A) They all are trenches in the Pacific Ocean
(B) They are the deepest points of the Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Oceans, respectively
(C) They all are trenches in the Indian Ocean
(D) They all are deeps of the Atlantic Ocean

Consider the following statements
1. Suez Canal is an important link between developed countries and developing countries.
2. It joins the Mediterranean Sea with the Gulf Suez.
3. It is not a sea level canal. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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

If you travel along the Suez Canal from Port Said to Suez, you will come across several lakes. Which of the following lakes in not. in this Canal?

(A) Great Bitter Lake
(B) Little Bitter Lake
(C) Lake Gatun
(D) Lake Timsah

Consider the following statements
1. Continental shelves are wider where high mountains are very close and parallel to the coast.
2. Continental shelves are formed by prolonged deposition of detritus under sea water in those areas where sea conditions are calm.
3. Extensive continental shelves are formed by marine erosion of the continental margins during the time of negative change of the sea level.
4. Continental shelves are formed by the submergence of continental margins due to tilting of land towards sea.
Which of the statements given above are correct?

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

Regarding ‘carbon credits’, which one of the.following statements is not correct?

(A) The carbon credit system was ratified in conjunction with the Kyoto Protocol
(B) Carbon credits are awarded to countries of groups that have reduced greenhouse gases below their emission quota
(C) The goal of the carbon credit system is to limit the increase of carbon dioxide emission
(D) Carbon credits are traded at a price fixed from time to time by the United Nations Environment Programme

Assertion (A) Within the mesosphere, temperature decreases with increasing altitude.
Reason (R) This is due to decreasing solar heating and increasing cooling by CO2radiative emission.

(A) If A and R are correct and R is the correct explanation of A
(B) If A and R are correct but R is not the correct explanation of A
(C) If A is true but R is false
(D) If A is false but R is true

Major source of oceanic salinity is?

(A) rivers
(B) land
(C) wind
(D) ash from volcanoes

Consider the following statements
1. Island arcs are generally concave towards the open ocean.
2. Island arcs run parallel to ocean trenches and mountain chains.
Which of the statements given above is/are true?

(A) Only 1
(B) Only 2
(C) Both 1 and 2
(D) None of these

The coral reefs are the marine counterparts of

(A) Temperate forests
(B) Tropical rain forests
(C) Savannas
(D) Scrubland

Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched?

(A) Kuroshio : Warm ocean current
(B) Labrador : Warm ocean current
(C) Benguela : Cold ocean current
(D) Oyashio : Cold ocean current

Which one of the following is a correct sequence in the increasing order of salinity concentration?

(A) Gulf of California-Baltic Sea-Red Sea-North Sea
(B) Baltic Sea-North Sea-Gulf of California-Red Sea
(C) Red Sea-Gulf of California-North Sea- Baltic Sea
(D) North Sea-Gulf of California-Baltic Sea- Red Sea

Which one among the following is not correct regarding Tsunami?

(A) Tsunamis have a very long wavelength
(B) Tsunamis have a slight swell of about twelve inches above the normal sea surface
(C) Tsunamis grow in height when they reach shallower water
(D) Tides also play an important role in the generation of Tsunamis