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Geography Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams | Geography Practice Test | Set 10

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1 A band of wind called ‘Jet Stream’ is found in –
1 Lower Troposphere
2 Middle Troposphere
3 Upper Troposphere
4 Whole Troposphere

Answer:Upper Troposphere
2 ‘Negative Southern Oscillation Index’ refers to which of the following ?
1 Favourable condition for El Nino
2 Favourable condition for La Nina
3 Favourable conditions both for El Nino and La Nina
4 Unfavourable conditions both for El Nino and La Nina

Answer: Favourable conditions both for El Nino and La Nina
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3 In which of the following areas, the main centre of ‘Hurricane Mathew’ that occured in Caribbean Sea in the 1st week of October, 2016 was located ?
1 Florida
2 Georgia
3 South Carolina
4 South-West Haitti

Answer:South-West Haitti
4 In Indian Ocean between 0° - 10° N and 0° - 10° S latitudinal zones, the temperature variations is of about – (1) (2) (3) (4)
1 3 °C
2 2 °C
3 1 °C
4 0 °C

Answer:1 °C
5 The general depth of abyssal plains varies between
1 1000 – 6000 metres
2 2000 – 6000 metres
3 3000 – 6000 metres
4 4000 – 6000 metres

Answer: 3000 – 6000 metres
6 Tropical Evergreen Forests are found in the areas of rainfall ranging between
1 less than 100 cms
2 100 – 200 cms
3 200 – 300 cms
4 more than 300 cms

Answer: 100 – 200 cms
7 India has how many major bio-geographic regions ?
1 7
2 8
3 9
4 10

Answer: 10
8 Which one of the following countries is devoid of Glossopteris flora ?
1 India
2 Australia
3 Norway
4 South Africa

Answer: Norway
9 In describing the process of spatial interaction, geographers are most concerned with
1 Density and Dispersion
2 Diffusion and Pattern
3 Accessibility and Connectivity
4 Pedestrian Cities

Answer: Accessibility and Connectivity
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10 Who among the following formalised the concept that there exists relationship between the spatial organization and national development ? (1) (2) (3) (4)
1 Luten
2 Dickens
3 Kuklinski
4

Answer: Friedman
11 The concept of ‘paradigm’ was propounded by
1 Peet
2 Haggett
3 Kant
4 Kuhn

Answer:Kuhn
12 Who defined Geography as human ecology ?
1 Schaefer
2 Barrows
3 Hartshorne
4 Ellen Semple

Answer:Barrows
13 The approach that some geographical facts according to Ritter, cannot be explained scientifically, is termed as
1 Locational
2 Ecological
3 Teleological
4 Regional

Answer: Teleological
14 How much of the liquid precipitation is equivalent to ten inches of snowfall at deep/near freezing temperature ?
1 About 3 inches
2 About 2 inches
3 About 1 inch
4 At times about one inch and at times about two inches

Answer: About 1 inch
15 Which one of the following letters represent the total number of settlements of a certain order served by a central place of the next higher order ?
1 K
2 J
3 L
4 F

Answer:K

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