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Geography Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams | Geography Practice Test | Set 18

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1 Which one of the following states has the minimum percentage of literates as per the Census of India 2011 ?
1 Bihar
2 West Bengal
3 Madhya Pradesh
4 Uttar Pradesh

Answer: Bihar
2 In which of the following pairs of Indian States iron ore is formed in abundance ?
1 Jharkhand and Odisha
2 Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan
3 Bihar and West Bengal
4 West Bengal and Chhattisgarh

Answer:Jharkhand and Odisha
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3 As per the Census of India 2011 which one of the following Union Territories is having highest sex-ratio ?
1 Chandigarh
2 Puduchery
3 Lakshadweep
4 Daman Diu

Answer:Puduchery
4 Which one of the following plateaus lies between Aravali and Vindhyan ranges ?
1 Chhota Nagpur
2 Deccan
3 Malwa
4 Both (2) and (3)

Answer: Malwa
5 Generally the variability of rainfall during August in India would be more pronounced at
1 Kolkata
2 Ranchi
3 Jodhpur
4 Lucknow

Answer:Lucknow
6 Which would be the number of grey values of an image if its radiometric resolution is ‘6 bits’ ?
1 1024
2 256
3 64
4 32

Answer: 64
7 Lateral planation theory of Pediment formation was proposed by
1 Lawson
2 Gilbert
3 Mc Gee
4 Davis

Answer: Gilbert
8 Most of the details of the World’s topography belongs to
1 Paleozoic Era
2 Mesozoic Era
3 Cenozoic Era
4 Protozoic Era

Answer: Cenozoic Era
9 The concept of Base level of Erosion was proposed by
1 Malolt
2 Powell
3 Davis
4 Johnson

Answer:Powell
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10 Guttenberg discontinuity is found between the
1 Mantle and Core
2 Crust and Mantle
3 Upper mantle and lower mantle
4 Upper core and lower core

Answer: Mantle and Core
11 Which of the following groups of scholars stressed the role of lateral planation by stream in the formation of pediments ?
1 Paige, Blackwelder, Mc Gee
2 Blackwelder, Johnson, Paige
3 Mc Gee, Paige, Johnson
4 Paige, Johnson, Lawson

Answer:Blackwelder, Johnson, Paige
12 The cold and dense downwind flowing from mountain slopes during night is known as
1 Anabatic wind
2 Khamain
3 Harmattan
4 Katabatic

Answer: Katabatic
13 The zeropoint of the _____ temperature scales represents the temperature at which the molecular motion is presumed to cease.
1 Celsius
2 Kelvin
3 Fahrenheit
4 Both Kelvin and Celsius

Answer: Kelvin
14 An air temperature of 50 F with actual vapour pressure of 4.6 hPa and saturation vapour pressure of 12.3 hPa would have a relative humidity of
1 7.9%
2 3.7%
3 37%
4 30%

Answer:37%
15 What is the correct sequence of the cloud types in warm front away from its trailing edge ?
1 Nimbostratus, Altostratus, Cirrostratus, Cirrus
2 Altostratus, Nimbostratus, Cirrus, Cirrostratus
3 Cirrostratus, Nimbostratus, Altostratus, Cirrus
4 Cirrus, Nimbostratus, Altostratus, Cirrostratus

Answer:Nimbostratus, Altostratus, Cirrostratus, Cirrus

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