Geography (G.S)

Test Series No . 1 .

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Test Series Geography- G S Q1. The famous book “Almagest” is written by: (a) Copernicus (b) Aristotle (c ) Ptolemy (d) Herschel In N- Hemisphere- the largest day is observed on 21 June during (a) Winter Solstices (b) Summer Solstices (c) Vernal Equinox (d) Autumnal Equinox Which statement is correct? (a) The lines of latitudes are also called Parallels (b) There are 3600 of longitudes and all the longitudes converge at the poles. (c) The International Date Line passes through central Pacific Ocean. (d) All the above statements are correct.




Earth is at minimum distance about 147,000,000 km around Januarys and such condition is called: (a) Perihelion (b) Aphelion (c ) Geohelion (d) Apogee Which of the following was not a leap year? (a) Year- 2000 (b) Year- 1600 (c ) Year- 1900 (d) Both a and c Two persons, one traveling westwards of the prime meridian up to 1800 and another person traveling eastward upto 1800, the watches of these two people meeting at the International Date Line will have: (a) Same time and same date (b) Same time and different dates (c) Different time and same date (d) Different time and different dates. The Luminous phenomenon observed in the regions of high altitude in the northern Hemisphere is called: (a) Aurora (b) Aurora borealis (c ) Aurora australis (d) Syzygy





Match Column A with B. A B A. Moho Discontinuity (i) Mantte and Core B. Conard Discontinuity C. Weichart Discontinuity D. Repetti Discontinuity (ii) Outer and inner mantle (iii) Between outer and inner crust (iv) Between Crust and mantle (b) (d) A-(iii), B(iv) C(ii) D(i) A-(iii) B(i) C(ii) D(iv)

(a) A- (iv) B(iii) C(i) D(II) (c) A-(ii) B(i) C(iii) D(iv) Q48. Laterisation occurs in: (a) Riverine tracks (b) Cool temperate areas. (c ) Poorly drained areas (d ) Warm humid areas



Winds which blow from the sub tropical high pressure belt towards the sub polar low pressure belt in both the Hemi-spheres are called: (a) Trade winds (b) Periodic winds ( c) Westerlies (d) Polar winds Which of the following is correctly matched? Local winds Areas/place of blowing

(a) (b) (c ) (d) Q7.

Gibbli Siroco Chinook Simoon

Arabia Sahara Iran Egypt

The reef which is circular in shape and encloses a lagoon is called a: (a) Fringing Reef (b) Barrier Reef (c ) Atoll (d) Boat channel Doldrums belt is located: (a) On the tropic of cancer (b) On the tropic of Capricorn (c) Near the equator (d) Near the polar areas 30-40 N and S latitudes are called: (a) Doldrums (c ) Polar circles (b) (d) Horse latitude Great circle




A high tidal wave moving in the mouth of the river is called: (a) Poly wave (b) Tidal- Bore (c ) Hurricane (d) Tidal- Stream Which of the following river floods a westward in the ores plains is: (a) Ravi (b) Luni (c ) Beas (d) Damodar Aravalli ranges extend from: (a) Delhi to mysore (b) Ahmedabad to Mysore. (c ) Delhi to Ahmedabad (d) Mysore to west Bengal. Tides occur generally twice a day, but in England in Southampton they occur-------- times a day: (a) (c ) 3 6 (b) (d) 4 2





Which of the following is the deepest cave? (a) Badalona (b) Berger (c ) Jean Bernard (d) Zetu Which of the following is major producer of coffee? (a) India (b) Sri-Lank (c ) Ghana (d) Brazil The boundary- line between India and china is called: (a) Palk strait (b) Mac Mohan line



(c ) Q40.

Gulf of Manner


Red cliff

The sex ratio in India is: (a) Negative (c ) Neutral Baiga’s are tribals of: (a) M.P (c ) J&K

(b) (d) (b) (d)

Positive None of the above U.P A.P



Which among the following is not the reserve of coal? (a) Jharia (b) Bokaro (c ) Bauxite (d) Girdhi Walfarm is the chief ore of: (a) Zinc (c ) Chromite (b) (d) Copper Tungston



Which project was started in 1970 in Dachigam nation park of Kashmir: (a) Project Tiger (b) Project Hangul (c ) Project lion (d) Project Leopard In which of the following type of cultivation, forests are cut or burnt and land is cleared or cropping: (a) Shifting cultivation (b) Dry cultivation (c ) Truck forming (d) Mixed forming The system of farming in which the Cultivator uses a limited amount of labour and capital on a relatively large area: (a) (c ) Intensive cultivation Truck cultivation. (b) Extensive cultivation (d) jhoom cultivation (b) (d) (b) (d) Jhelum to Ravi Jhelum to Pirpanjal Andhara Pradesh Bihar




Kashmir Siwalik extend from: (a) Jhelum to Tavi (c ) Tavi to Ravi Which one is a land locked state: (a) Gujrat (c ) West Bengal



Which one of the following types of the cultivation is most commonly used in India: (a) Dry zone cultivation (b) Tribal cultivation (c ) Shifting cultivation (d) Sedentary cultivation Tropic of Cancer passes through:


(a) (c ) Q39.

Uttar Pradesh Himachal Pradesh


Bihar (d) Jammu & Kashmir


Sandalwood is commonly found in: (a) Alpine forests (b) Tropical deciduous forests (c ) Tropical Scrubland Area (d) Tropical evergreen forests The SIAL refers to: (a) Inner metallic core of earth (b) Outer part of Lithosphere. (c) Inner silicate layer (d) Outer metallic core. Kumaun Himalayas lies in: (a) Uttranchal (c ) Himachal Pradesh (b) (d) Punjab Assam



Which of the following state in India receives winter rains? (a) Assam (b) Tamil Nadu (c ) Karnatka (d) Haryana Winter rains in north western India are caused by: (a) Westerly depressions (b) Trade winds (c ) Retreating monsoons (d) South westerly monsoons Indian standard time (IST) is ahead of Greenwich mean time by: (a) 6 hours (b) 5 hours (c ) 5 (1/2) hours (d) 4(1/2) hours Korba in chattisgarh state is known for: (a) Mica mines (b) Aluminum Industry (c ) Copper (d) Iron ore Lakshadweep is situated in: (a) Indian ocean (c ) Bay of Bengal (d) (b) Arabian sea None of these






The sobriquet. “Land of Midnight Sun” is for: (a) Green land (b) North pole (c ) Norway (d) Sweden Velocity of wind is measured by: (a) Speedometer (b) Anemometer (c ) Tachometer (d) Audiometer India has the longest land frontier with: (a) China (b) Pakistan

Q25. Q26.

(c ) Q27. Q28.




India has the largest deposit in the world of: (a) Coal (b) Mica (c) Bauxite (d) Manganese The deepest ocean of the world is: (a) Atlantic ocean (b) Pacific Ocean (c ) Indian ocean (d) Arctic ocean Soil erosion can be checked by: (a) Strip cropping (b) (c ) Terrace farming Contour plaguing (d) All the above



Q31. Q32.

What is chandipur at sea known for? (a) Deep sea fishing (b) Oil drilling (c ) Missile testing range (d) Oversea communication Sindri is known for: (a) Aluminum plant (b) Cement plant (c ) Fertilizer plant (d) Paper plant The Headquarter of Indian space research organization is located at: (a) Trivandrum (b) Banglore (c ) Thumba (d) Hydrabad The Sidereal day is four minutes less than the Solar day. This difference is due to: (a) (b) (c) (d) Shift in the position of sun with respect to other stars. Shift in the position of Earth with respect to the sun. Shift in the position of Earth with respect to the star at infinity. All the above.


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