[CSP] Test PT19ST01 – Geography

#1. Which of the following is/are the chief causes/sources of uranium contamination in the groundwater?

1. weathering of rocks

2. over-exploitation of groundwater

3. domestic electronic waste

Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

(a) 2 only

(b) 1 and 2 only

(c) 1 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3

#2. The Pakhui Tiger Reserve is located in the

(a) Khasi Hills

(b) Laimatol Range

(c) Dafla Hills

(d) Barail Range

#3. Which of the following pairs is/are correctly matched?

Hills   :    Vegetation

1. Mishmi : Moist deciduous

2. Shevaroy : Tropical evergreen

3. Gawilgarh : Dry deciduous

Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

(a) 3 only

(b) 1 and 3 only

(c) 2 only

(d) 1 and 2 only

#4. Consider the following statements about the Tista (Teesta) river:

1. It originates in the Indian state of West Bengal.

2. Rangit is its main tributary.

3. It empties into the Bay of Bengal near the city of Khulna.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

(a) 1 and 3

(b) 2 only

(c) 1 and 2

(d) 2 and 3

#5. Which of the following pair of cities is almost at the same distance from the Tropic of Cancer?

(a) Patna and Itanagar

(b) Ranchi and Raipur

(c) Hyderabad and Nagpur

(d) Jaipur and Lucknow

#6. Which of the following statement is not correct?

(a) Ten Degree Channel separates Andaman and Nicobar group of islands

(b) Narcondam Island lies in the Duncan Passage

(c) Barren Island lies to the east of Middle Andaman Island

(d) Port Blair lies on the South Andaman Island

#7. Satkosia Tiger Reserve lies in the ecoregion covered with which of the following forests?

(a) Semi-evergreen

(b) Dry deciduous

(c) Moist deciduous

(d) Mangroves

#8. Which of the following regions receive average annual rainfall of about 100-200 cms?

1. Chotanagur plateau

2. Mizo hills

3. Narmada delta

Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 2 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3

#9. Which of the following pair of cities has identical annual rainfall variability?

1. Ahmedabad

2. Jaipur

3. Bhubaneshwar

4. Chennai Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

(a) 2 and 3

(b) 2 and 4

(c) 1 and 3

(d) 1 and 2

#10. Consider the following statements about the Savanna and Equatorial type of climates:

1. Savanna climate is characterized by distinct wet and dry seasons.

2. Savanna climate is similar to equatorial climate as regards the annual range of temperature.

3. Equatorial climate is characterized by uniformly adequate rainfall throughout the year.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

(a) 3 only

(b) 1 and 3 only

(c) 1 and 2 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3

#11. Consider the following statements about the Sub-Polar Low Pressure belt:

1. It is largely a thermally induced pressure belt.

2. The surface air spreads outward from this zone.

3. It is more developed and regular in the southern hemisphere compared to the northern hemisphere.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

(a) 2 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 1 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3

#12. Which of the following pairs is/are not correctly matched?

1. Djibouti : The lowest point of African continent lies here.

2. Egypt : It has a coastline along both Mediterranean sea and the Red Sea.

3. Orange River : It forms a natural boundary between South Africa and Namibia.

4. Limpopo River: It cuts the equator twice.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

(a) 1, 2 and 3 only

(b) 2 only

(c) 4 only

(d) 1 and 3 only

#13. Consider the following pairs:

Region : Location

1. Ogaden : Ethiopia and Sudan border

2. Sinai : Northern part of the Red Sea

3. Darfur : Egypt and Libya border

Which of the above pairs is/are correctly matched?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 2 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3

#14. Consider the following statements:

1. Lake Victoria is the world’s largest rift valley lake.

2. Lake Victoria spreads across three different countries.

3. A recent report has indicated that Lake Victoria’s biodiversity is under serious stress.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

(a) 1, 2 and 3

(b) 2 only

(c) 1 and 3 only

(d) 2 and 3 only

#15. Bosporus Strait connects which of the following pair of water bodies?

(a) Sea of Marmara and the Black Sea

(b) Sea of Azov and the Black Sea

(c) Sea of Marmara and the Aegean Sea

(d) Sea of Azov and the Aegean Sea

#16. What is the correct order of location of the following cities from North to South?

1. Birmingham

2. Sheffield

3. London

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

(a) 1-3-2

(b) 2-3-1

(c) 2-1-3

(d) 1-2-3

#17. Thousands of million years ago, a meteoritic impact led to massive outpouring of lava producing a ‘tigerpaw’ like structure that stands abruptly over the surrounding region. In which of the following states does the structure lies at present?

(a) Madhya Pradesh

(b) Gujarat

(c) Karnataka

(d) Maharashtra

#18. The rainfall on the windward side of the Western Ghats is largely

(a) orographic

(b) convectional

(c) frontal

(d) None of the above is correct in this context

#19. Areas with which of the following conditions are most suitable for development of air masses?

(a) Areas with convergence of air

(b) Areas with anti-cyclonic conditions

(c) Areas with high pressure gradient

(d) Areas with cyclonic conditions

#20. Consider the following statements:

1. Crag and tail topography is atypical of coastal regions.

2. Knob and Kettle topography is atypical of glacial regions.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

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