World Geography MCQ-155

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



Collision

 
 
 
 

Comets are celestial bodies moving about the solar system in

 
 
 
 

Composite volcanoes are

 
 
 
 

Condensation is

 
 
 
 

Coniferous forests are found in a region having

 
 
 
 

Consider the following

I. Broad evergreen leaves

II. Shining, waxy leaf surface

III. Epiphytes

Which of the above is/are the salient characteristics of natural vegetation of selvas?

 
 
 
 

Consider the following

I. Strong winds

II. Long winter nights

III. Cloudy sky

IV. Cold dry air

Which of the above are the ideal conditions for the formation of temperature inversions?

 
 
 
 

Consider the following statements:

Behaviorism refers toI. Spatial behaviour of people

II. Spatial perception

III. Spatial experience and imagination

IV. Mental maps

Which of the statements given above are correct?

 
 
 
 

Consider the following statements:

I. Ellen Semple accepted the Ritzel’s ideas about the state as an organism and introduced them to America

II. Ellen Semple published her first ; professional article dealing with the role of the Appalachians as a barrier in American history

Which of the statements given above is/ are correct?

 
 
 
 

Consider the following statements:

I. The decrease of temperature with increasing latitude is more pronounced in north Atlantic ocean then the south Atlantic ocean

II. The vertical distribution of temperature in enclosed seas of higher latitudes registers inversion of temperature

Which of the statements given above is/ are correct?

 
 
 
 

Consider the following statements:

I. Chernogem soils originate under tall grass prairie vegetation

II. Laterites form under hot and humid climatic conditions

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

Consider the following statements:

I. General characteristics of westerlies are largely modified by cylones and anticyclones

II. Westerlies are the most dominant wind

systems in middle latitudes

III. Westerlies become more vigorous in the southern hemisphere

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

Consider the following statements:

I. Youthful topography is characterized by comparatively few streams but usually with low gradients

II. In mature topography, the main streams have their valleys cut to base level and are at grade

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

Consider the following statements:

I, In an overturned fold, the axial plane is inclined and both limbs dip in the same direction

II. A recumbent fold is one in which the axial plane is essentially horizontal

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

Consider the following statements:

I. The granite and gneisses give rise to red soil through weathering

II. The laterite soil contains the hydrated oxides of iron and aluminum

III. Both the red and laterite soils are poor in nitrogen but rich in potash and phosphorus

Which of the statements given above is are correct?

 
 
 
 

Consider the following statements:

I. Humboldt gave the first scientific description of the relation of altitude, air temperature, vegetation and agriculture in tropical mountains

II. Ritter developed the concept that continental climates are colder in winter and warmer in summer than the climates at places near the oceans at the same latitude

Which of the statements given above is/ are correct?

 
 
 
 

Consider the following statements:

Immigrants wherever settled

I. are culturally’ different from their receivers

II. are visible minorities

III. largely fulfill certain functions

IV. are granted full legal rights only in stages

Which of the statements given above are correct?

 
 
 
 

Consider the following statements:

I. Australia has the world’s largest artesian basin.

II. Australia produces nearly production of the world.

III. Broken Hill has good reserves of Diamond deposits.

Which of the statements given above are correct?

 
 
 
 

Consider the following statements:

I. Radicalism in geography is critical of geography as a spatial science

II. Radicalism aimed at a general restructuring of capitalist society

III. Radicalism in geography relied heavily on empiricist methods

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

Consider the following statements:

I. Humanistic geography depended on the growing need of social relevance of the subject

II. Humanistic geography developed due to reaction to excessive quantification and model building in geography

III. Humanistic geography drew much from the radical trend in geography

Which of the statements given above are correct?

 
 
 
 

Consider the following statements about Geographical Information Systems (GIS):

I. It handles attribute data on a technical base
II. It can draw maps and other graphics with great ease and speed

III. It is a slow and tedious task involving creation of GIS data base
IV. It works only in combination with remote sensing data.

V. It can analyse data for specified task and thus help decision making

Which of these are correct?

 
 
 
 

Consider the following statements about the Quick Bird satellite:

I. It operates at an altitude of 950km

II. Its sensors collect both multi-spectral and panchromatic images concurrently

Which of the statements given above is are correct?

 
 
 
 

Consider the following statements:

I. Gnomoric Polar Zenithal Projection is mostly used in charts for navigation

II. It is impossible to draw the map of one hemisphere on this projection :

Which of the statements is correct?

 
 
 
 

Consider the following statements:

I. Mid-oceanic ridges are characterized by shallow -faci earthquakes
II. The age of the rocks of the ocean floor are nowhere found to be older than cretacious period.

Select the correct answer from the code given below:

 
 
 
 

Consider the following statements:

Colour-composite imagery based on satellite data is mostly seen in unnatural colour scheme because:
I. blue wavelengths of solar radiation j are strongly scattered

II. red wavelengths of solar radiation are markedly absorbed
III. it contains an invisible wavelength data which must also be assigned a specific colour filter

Which of these is/are correct?