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Important Questions & Answers on Geography Optional Paper for APSC(Assam Public Service Commission) Prelims | GkSeries

1 Which of the following represents the inner planets?
1 Planets between the sun and the earth
2 Planets between the sun and the belt of asteroids
3 Planets in gaseous state
4 Planets without satellites

Answer: Planets between the sun and the belt of asteroids
2 What is the average density of the earth as a whole?
1 2.75
2 5.5
3 11.0
4 3.5

Answer: 5.5
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3 Equinox refers to
1 The day on which the sun shines vertically over the Tropic of Cancer
2 The days on which days and nights are equal
3 The day on which on sun shines vertically over the Tropic of Capricorn
4 None of the above

Answer: The day on which on sun shines vertically over the Tropic of Capricorn
4 Wegener put forward the theory of continental drift in the year
1 1920
2 1912
3 1924
4 1922

Answer: 1924
5 Cirques are the landforms of
1 First order
2 Second order
3 Third order
4 Fourth order

Answer: Second order
6 Doldrum is associated with
1 Polar high pressure belt
2 Sub-polar low pressure belt
3 Sub-tropical high pressure belt
4 Equatorial low pressure belt

Answer: Equatorial low pressure belt
7 Escarpment appears
1 When a block moves upward
2 When a block slips down along the fault plane
3 When a block moves vertically
4 None of the above

Answer: When a block moves upward
8 Chagos saint Paul Ridge is located in the
1 Indian Ocean
2 Atlantic Ocean
3 Pacific Ocean
4 Arctic Ocean

Answer: Indian Ocean
9 Phenomenon of river capture a associated with
1 Lateral erosion by river
2 Erosion in headward direction by glacier
3 Headward erosion by river
4 None of the above

Answer:Headward erosion by river
10 Which one of the following is not a current of the Atlantic Ocean?
1 Brazil current
2 Benguela current
3 Labrador current
4 Peru current

Answer: Peru current
11 Playas are formed in
1 Raised areas in the desert
2 Low-lying areas in the desert
3 Higher areas in flood plain
4 Delta region

Answer: Raised areas in the desert
12 Under the influence of which force do winds change their direction or deflected from their original path?
1 Compressional force
2 Gravitational force
3 Coriolis force
4 None of the above

Answer: Coriolis force
13 ‘Graben’ is
1 an uplifted block
2 a dropped block
3 a geosynclines
4 none of the above

Answer:a dropped block
14 Who believed that the State is an organic unit?
1 Humboldt
2 Ritter
3 Ratzel
4 Blache

Answer: Ratzel
15 Most of the thunderstorms occur in
1 altocumulus cloud
2 altostratus cloud
3 cirrostratus cloud
4 cumulonimbus cloud

Answer:cumulonimbus cloud
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