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Geography Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams | Geography Practice Test | Set 25

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1 The westerlies and trade winds are example of ‘__________ winds.’
1 mesoscale
2 toposcale
3 macroscale
4 microscale

Answer: macroscale
2 When water evaporates the energy that was used to evaporate the water :
1 heats up the surrounding air as evaporation takes place
2 will never be available again
3 is stored as latent heat in the evaporated water molecule
4 is destroyed

Answer: is stored as latent heat in the evaporated water molecule
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3 Meteorologists group tropical cyclones into three main categories according to :
1 barometric pressure in the eye of storm
2 precipitation
3 diameter of the storm
4 wind velocity

Answer: wind velocity
4 A given volume of air holds 20 gram of water vapor. At that temperature, the air would be saturated with 80 grams of water vapor. What is the relative humidity ?
1 40%
2 100%
3 25%
4 80%

Answer:25%
5 Surface circulation of ocean water is driven by :
1 Resisting force
2 Tidal force
3 Gravitational force
4 Blowing wind

Answer: Blowing wind
6 For coastal sand dune formation, the ideal grain size diameter is :
1 0.15 mm
2 0.50 mm
3 0.25 mm
4 0.75 mm

Answer: 0.25 mm
7 Coastal area greatly affected by storm surge is :
1 Andhra coast
2 West Bengal coast
3 Chennai coast
4 Kerala coast

Answer: West Bengal coast
8 How many essential nutrients are required by plants to fulfil their growth requirements ?
1 24
2 22
3 20
4 18

Answer: 18
9 Mesophytes are predominated in :
1 Tropical region
2 Temperate region
3 Sub-polar region
4 Polar region

Answer: Temperate region
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10 Who is regarded as the father of Human Geography ?
1 Ratzel
2 Blache
3 Trewartha
4 Vallaux

Answer: Ratzel
11 Who is the pioneer in Commercial Geography ?
1 H.J. Mackinder
2 G.G. Chisholm
3 Patrick Geddes
4 A.J. Herbertson

Answer:G.G. Chisholm
12 The habitat of the Toda tribe is
1 Aravalli range
2 Siwalik range
3 Kaimur range
4 Nilgiri hills

Answer:Nilgiri hills
13 Which of the following sequences of the stages of economic growth according to Rostow’s model is correct ?
1 Traditional society, drive to maturity, take off, high mass consumption
2 Traditional society, take off, drive to maturity, high mass consumption
3 Traditional society, take off, high mass consumption, drive to maturity
4 Traditional society, drive to maturity, high mass consumption, take off

Answer: Traditional society, take off, drive to maturity, high mass consumption
14 Which one of the following indicators is most commonly used to measure the economic development of a country ?
1 Infant mortality rate
2 Availability of potable water
3 Female literacy
4 Gross National Product per capita

Answer:Gross National Product per capita
15 Which one of the following is a ‘Formal’ Region ?
1 Delhi metropolitan region
2 Hyderabad – Secunderabad region
3 Delhi – Jaipur – Agra Triangle
4 Assam – Valley

Answer:Assam – Valley

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