World Geography MCQ-166

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



Most of the Indian Peninsula will be grouped according to Koeppens system under

 
 
 
 

The correct proportion of gases in the atmosphere in descending order is

 
 
 
 

What could be the main reasons for the formation of African and Eurasian desert belt?
1. It is located in the sub-tropical high pressure cells.
2. It is under the influence of wamocean currents.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct in this context?

 
 
 
 

Xerophytes thrive in

 
 
 
 

Consider the following statements
1. Troposhere contains 75% of the total molecular or gaseous mass.
2. Top of the Troposphere is capped by temperature inversion zone.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

Biodiversity is highest in ?

 
 
 
 

Consider the following statements
1. Different plant species grow together.
2. Light cannot penetrate into the lower strata full of undergrowth.
Which of the following types of vegetation is characterised by the above?

 
 
 
 

Savanna natural region is characterised by which one of the following?

 
 
 
 

Assertion (A) after carbon, nitrogen is the most abundant element in the biosphere.
Reason (R) Nitrogen is essential for synthesizing the living matter in nature.

 
 
 
 

Which forests lie in the Amazon Basin in South America?

 
 
 
 

Which one of the following is suitable for Koeppen’ s ‘A’ type of climate?

 
 
 
 

Assertion (A) Coniferous forests account for a greater share in the total timber production of the world.
Reason (R) Major areas of coniferous forests occur only in the Northern hemisphere.
Codes

 
 
 
 

Consider the following statements
1. Contour ploughing promotes soil erosion and the formation of gullies.
2. Gully erosion is the removal of top soil and creation of many steep-sided cuttings in hillside.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

The most important feature of Mediterranean agriculture is?

 
 
 
 

Consider the following statements about the ‘Roaring Forties’
1. They blow uninterrupted in the Northern and Southern hemispheres.
2. They blow with great strength and constancy.
3. Their direction is generally from North-West to East in the Southern hemisphere.
4. Overcast skies, rain and raw weather are generally associated with them.
Which of the statements given above are correct?

 
 
 
 

The windward slopes of coastal mountains which are at right angles to wind blowing from the sea are wetter than the leeward slopes. This is because

 
 
 
 

Assertion (A) The blue colour of the sky is due to Ray light scattering.
Reason (R) As light moves through the atmosphere, most of the longer wavelengths pass straight through.

 
 
 
 

Which of the following factors is primarily responsible for the planetary wind belts?

 
 
 
 

Which one of the following terms for natural vegetation is associated with Siberia?

 
 
 
 

Consider the following statements
1. 99% of the water vapour in the atmosphere is concentrated in the lowest 16 km.
2. 90% of the water vapour in the atmosphere is concentrated in the lowest 6 km.
which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

Assertion (A) The equatorial regions of the world provide favorable environment for plants, but not for man.
Reason (R) The average annual range of temperatures in the region is very small (about 3Codes

 
 
 
 

What is the other name for the equatorial rain forests?

 
 
 
 

Which one of the following groups of animals are primates?

 
 
 
 

Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists
List I(Local Wind)– List II (Region)
A. Fohn 1. Argentina
B. Sarmun 2. Kurdistan
C. Santa Ana 3. California
D. Zonda 4. Alps
Codes
ABCD

 
 
 
 

Assertion (A) In temperate cyclones winds blow from the periphery towards its centre.
Reason (R) There is high pressure in the centre of temperate cyclone.
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