Indian Geography MCQ-121

Geography Questions UPPSC,CDS,RRC,Customs,TNPSC,B.Ed.,SSC,CivilsPrelims Exams

Match List I with List II and select the correct answer:
List I —-List II
(Features) (Type of Map)
A. The unit of mapping is areal 1. Flow map
B. The liner data are expressed 2. Isopleth
C. Make use of colours to distinguish different areas 3. Choropleth
D. Make use of lines of equal value to show distribution 4. Choro-chromatic



Consider the following statements about Geographical Information System (GIS):
1. It handles attribute data on a technical base
2. It can draw maps and other graphics with great ease and speed
3. It is a slow and tedius task involving creation of GIS data base
4. It works only in combination with remote sensing data
5. It can analyse data for specified task and thus help in decision making

Which of these are correct ?


34, If LANDSAT data for an area is received today, then the data for an adjacent area to its west will be available


A straight road across a series of hills and valleys appears as a marked zigzag road near the margin of a vertical aerial photograph because


The form lines are


Which one of the following pairs is NOT correctly matched ?


The Sten-de-Geer’s diagram is used to represent


Assertion (A) : Mercator Projection is used by navigators.

Reason (R): It shows the true area of the countries.


Assertion (A): Plano-convex lens is used in pocket stereoscope.

Reason (R) : Photographs must overlap while viewing a three-dimensional image.


Match the List I with List II and select the correct answer :
List I
A. Polar Gnomonic Zenithal Projection
B. Polyconic Projection
C. Simple Conical Projection with one Standard Parallel
D. Mercator’s Projection
List II

Parallels are arcs of non concentric circles
Distance between parallels increase towards poles, greatly
Distance between parallels increases towards equator
The pole is represented by an arc of a circle



Spatial data is stored in the computer by using


Match List I with List II and select the correct answer
List I (Index No. of Indian Topo sheets)
A. 64
B. 64 M
C. 64 M/NE
D. 64 M/10
List II (Identified as per Scale)

1. One-inch sheet
2. Million sheet
3. Quarter-inch sheet
4. Half-inch sheet



The scale of the one-inch Indian topo sheet converted into metric system is now given as


The three profile shown in diagram X, Y and Z represent respectively


Match List I (Diagrams) with List II (Uses) and select the correct answer :

List I
A. Hypsometric curves
B. Hythergraph
C. Isochrones
D. Pyramids
List II

1. Population age-sex ratio diagram
2. Spatial travel time diagram
3. Elevation/depth-area ratio diagram

4. Climatic diagram



Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the codes given below:
List I (Isolines)
A. Isotropes
B. Isopaths
C. Isohytes
D. Isohypses
Listn (Features)

1. Rainfall
2. Cloud base
3. Potential temperature
4. Cumulonimbus



A map with a scale of 1cm to 30 km is enlarged nine time in size. The R.F. of the new map will be


Two places situated on the same isogonic line in a world map will have the same


The ratio of the ‘map length’ of the equator and the meridian is ‘ n ‘ in the


Which one of the following map projections look like a photograph of the earth grid taken from a considerable distance/height?