World Geography MCQ-169

World Geography Practice Questions for NDA, UPSC, CDS, MPPSC, TSPSC, RRB, SSC, PSU Exams



Assertion (A) In developed countries, the economically active population in agriculture sector has declined.
Reason (R) The per capita arable land has also significantly fallen down.
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Which one among the following languages has largest number of speakers in the world?

 
 
 
 

Consider the following statements
1. The Islamic Calendar is twelve days shorter than the Gregorian Calendar.
2. The Islamic Calendar began in AD 6
3. The Gregorian Calendar is a solar calendar.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

Assertion (A) The study of sex composition of population assumes added significance for national planners.
Reason (R) The two sexes play partly complementary roles in the economy and society.
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The Semitic people belong to the?

 
 
 
 

Consider the following statements According to the Malthusian model
1. Population tends to increase arithmetically.
2. positive and preventive checks prevent excessive growth rate of population.
3. the basis of preventive checks is ‘moral restraint.
4. Postponement of marriage is to be emphasized.
Of these statements

 
 
 
 

Which of the following tribes, belongs to the Kalahari?

 
 
 
 

Consider the following international language
1. Arabic
2. French
3. Spanish
The correct sequence of the language given above in the decreasing order of the number of their speakers is

 
 
 
 

Population explosion is associated with?

 
 
 
 

Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched?

 
 
 
 

The number of persons per unit area of cultivated land is?

 
 
 
 

Consider the following statements
1. Celibacy, self-control and late marriages are the preventive checks postulated by Malthus.
2. According to Malthus, war, earthquake and flood are some of the positive checks on population growth.
Which of the above statements is/are true?

 
 
 
 

Canthoderons is the term of skin applied to?

 
 
 
 

Which of the following pairs are correctly matched ?
1. Primary sex ratio : Sex at the time of conception
2. Secondary sex ratio : Sex at the time of birth
3. Tertiary sex ratio : Sex at the time of enumeration
4. Imbalanced sex ratio: Sex of workers
Select the correct answer using the codes given below

 
 
 
 

Which one of the following continents has the highest growth of population?

 
 
 
 

Economic density is?

 
 
 
 

In which one of the following countries, is Tamil a major language?

 
 
 
 

Consider the following statements
1. Black Fellow: Australian aborigines.
2. Yuit : Inhabitants of Siberia and St. Lawrence island of Alaska
Which of the above statements is/are true?

 
 
 
 

Consider the following statements
1. Columbus estimated that Asia must lie very close to Europe on the West on the basis of the work of Ptolemy.
2. Strabo gave a correct explanation of the floods of the Nile, attributing them to the heavy rains in Ethiopia.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

Approximately one-half of the world population lives in?

 
 
 
 

The correct sequence in the descending order with respect to present total population of the given countries is

 
 
 
 

The following Gulf countries have Indian communities
1. Saudi Arabia
2. Oman
3. Kuwait
4. Iraq
The correct sequence in descending order of the size of Indian community, as per 2012 figures, will be

 
 
 
 

Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists
List I –List II
A. Masai 1. North America
B. Berbers 2. East Africa
C. Red Indians 3. Asia
D. Kirghiz 4. North-West Africa
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Which of the following factors affects the birth rate?

 
 
 
 

Which of the statements given below is correct?