[CSP] Test PT19ST02 – Geography

#1. Which of the following statements about the cyclones or depressions is not correct?

(a) They are characterised by low pressure at the centre

(b) They are largely confined to the temperate latitudes

(c) The winds circulate in a clockwise direction in the northern hemisphere

(d) Both (b) and (c) are correct in this context

#2. Which of the following types of climate is absent in the southern hemisphere?

(a) Warm temperate western margin climate

(b) Warm temperate eastern margin climate

(c) Cool temperate western margin climate

(d) Cool temperate eastern margin climate

#3. How are the ‘yardangs’ different from the ‘eskers’?

1. Yardangs are steep sided features found in the desert regions while eskers are long and narrow features found in the glacial regions.

2. Yardangs are erosional features while eskers are depositional features.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

#4. Warm, dry and dusty local winds which blow in northerly direction from Sahara desert and after crossing over the Mediterranean sea reach Italy and Spain are called

(a) Chinook

(b) Harmattan

(c) Mistral

(d) Sirocco

#5. Jet Streams are characterised by

1. East to west flow of the winds

2. Seasonal change in wind velocity

3. Meandering circulation path

4. Circulation between 10° to 20° latitudes in both the hemispheres

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

(a) 1, 2, 3 and 4

(b) 3 only

(c) 1, 2 and 4 only

(d) 2 and 3 only

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

Valley : State

1. Bangus : Valley Arunachal Pradesh

2. Liddar : Valley Jammu & Kashmir

3. Araku : Valley Himachal Pradesh

Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

(a) 2 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 1 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3

#7. Consider the following pairs:

Island : Location

1. Pirotan : Gulf of Mannar

2. Agatti : Off the coast of Karnataka

3. Baratang : Gulf of Khambat

Which of the following pairs is/are correctly matched?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 1 and 2 only

(d) None

#8. Which of the following events happened the earliest?

(a) Eastern Ghats formation

(b) Aravalli orogeny

(c) Formation of Deccan Traps

(d) Upliftment of Central Himalayas

#9. Consider the following pairs:

Pass : Location

1. Khardung La : Pir Panjal Range

2. Jelep La : Greater Himalayas

3. Bomdila : Lesser Himalayas

Which of the above pairs is/are correctly matched?

(a) 2 only

(b) 1 and 2 only

(c) 2 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3

#10. Consider the following pairs:

Protected Area : Wildlife found

1. Bhitarkanika National Park : Saltwater crocodile

2. Corbett National Park : Sloth bear

3. Hemis National Park : Snow leopard

Which of the above pairs is/are correctly matched?

(a) 2 and 3 only

(b) 1 only

(c) 1 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3

#11. Which of the following biotic resources are present in the Dampa Tiger Reserve?

1. Tropical forests

2. Red soils

Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

#12. Consider the following pairs:

River : Characteristic

1. Ravi : It drains the slopes of Pir Panjal Range as well as the Dhauladhar Range

2. Ramganga : The prominent geomorphic features found in its tract include incised meanders, interlocking spurs, rock benches, paired and unpaired terraces

3. Rapti : It is essentially fed by underground water.

Which of the above pairs is/are correctly matched?

(a) 3 only

(b) 1 only

(c) 1 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3

#13. Consider the following statements:

1. Mount Everest is composed of Upper Carboniferous limestones.

2. Rocks of Middle Carboniferous period can be found in the eastern Himalayas.

3. Rocks of Lower Carboniferous period can be found in the Kumaon region.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

(a) 1, 2 and 3

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 1 and 2 only

(d) 1 and 3 only

#14. Which of the following regions is the natural home of the ‘kiang’?

(a) Zaskar range

(b) Tibetan plateau

(c) Brahmaputra valley

(d) Palani hills

#15. Consider the following statements:

1. The Vindhyan range is essentially an escarpment.

2. Narmada valley is a rift valley caused by tectonic forces.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

#16. Consider the following statements:

1. Mount Kailas is the oldest mountain in the Himalayas.

2. Indus and Brahmaputra rivers emerge from the base of Mount Kailas.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

#17. While undertaking which of the following journeys through the shortest route shall one necessarily pass through the ‘International Date Line’?

(a) Sydney to Wellington

(b) California to Galapagos

(c) Borneo to Kamchatka

(d) Tokyo to Anchorage

#18. Which of the following ecologically sensitive regions lie in the African continent?

1. Fynbos ecoregion

2. Miombo woodlands

Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

#19. Consider the following statements:

1. Kilauea volcano, which erupted recently, is part of the ‘Ring of Fire’.

2. Kilauea volcano lies on the Aleutian Islands.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

#20. Consider the following pairs:

1. Winter Solstice – 22nd December

2. Spring Equinox – 21st March

3. Summer Solstice – 21st June

4. Autumn Equinox – 23rd September

Which of the above pairs is/are correctly matched?

(a) 1, 3 and 4 only

(b) 2 and 4 only

(c) 1 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2, 3 and 4

*************************************************************************************

For Solutions, Click Here!

 

Leave a Reply

%d bloggers like this: