World Geography MCQ-164

World Geography MCQ Quiz for TSPSC, RRB, NDA, SSC, MPPSC, PSU, UPSC, CDS Exams

Due to their extensive rice cultivation, some regions may be contributing to global warming. To what possible reason / reasons is this attributable?
1. The anaerobic conditions associated with rice cultivation cause the emission of methane.
2. When nitrogen based fertilizers are used, nitrous oxide is emitted from the cultivated soil.
Which of the statements given above is / are correct?


Match List I with List II and select the correct answer by using the codes given below
List I (Climate type)
A. Savannah
B. Humid subtropical
C. West coast marine
D. Middle latitude desert
List II (Characteristics)
1.Rainfall below 15 cm and thorny scrub vegetation
2.No prolonged dry season and rainforest vegetation
3.Annual rainfall 75 cm no pronounced dry season forest vegetation
4.Rain scanty long dry season bush and short grass vegetation
5.Annual temperature range below 200 C and mixed hand wood to coniferous vegetation


Along with carbondioxide, is largely responsible for the greenhouse effect of the atmosphere.


Which of the following regions has the most favourable conditions for the precipitation?


Sal trees are the typical species of


A region with summer temperature’ of 200 C, winter temperature of -150 C, annual rainfall of about 50 cm, mainly in spring and early summer and coniferous vegetation would lie in the


128, Consider the following which can be found in the ambient atmosphere
1. Soot
2. Sulphur hexafluoride
3. Water vapour
which of the above contribute to the warming up of the atmosphere?


In the context of CO2 emission and Global Warming, what is the name of a market driven device under the UNFCC that allows developing countries to get funds/incentives from the developed countries to adopt, better technologies that reduce greenhouse gas emissions?


The main reason that the Earth experiences highest temperatures in the, subtropics in the Northern hemisphere rather than at the equator is


The concept of carbon credit originated from which one of the following?


Which of the following statements about Radio active pollution are correct?
1. It causes hereditary change in the animals.
2. It causes disbalance among different minerals in the soil.
3. It hinders blood circulation.
4. It causes carcinogenesis.
Select the correct answer from the codes given below


Match List I (Geographic feature) with List II (Country) and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists
List I—– List II
A. Great Victoria Desert 1. Australia
B. Grand Canyon 2. Canada
C. Lake Winnipeg 3. New Zealand
D. Southern Alps 4. USA


Assertion (A) In coastal regions seasonal variation of temperature is less as compared to that of the interior areas.
Reason (R) Seasonal variation of atmospheric humidity in the coastal regions is low as compared to that of the interior areas.


Consider the following characteristics of cyclones
1. Low pressure in the centre of the cyclones.
2. Surface winds spiral inward on the centre of the cyclone.
3. Anti-clockwise direction.
Which of these characteristics are associated with Northern hemisphere?


Consider the given statements
1. Coriolis effect is zero at the Equator.
2. Coriolis effects is more towards the poles.
3. Coriolis effects are related to the decreasing rotational velocity with increasing latitudes.
4. Coriolis effects are related to the increasing rotational velocity with 1 increasing latitudes.
Which of the statements given above are correct?


Logically, what does a continually rising air pressure indicate?


What is a Cloudburst?


Which one of the following is not a characteristic of the equatorial and tropical rain forest?


Retreating monsoon causes sporadic rainfall in which of the following areas?


Consider the following statements regarding equatorial forests
1. They consist mostly of hardwood trees.
2. In very dense areas, undergrowth is’ absent.
3. There is segregation of the same species of trees.
4. Lumbering is well developed in the se forests.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


The rate of evaporation is?


Which one of the following clouds has the greatest vertical extent which brings convectional rain accompanied by lightning and thunder?


Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists
List I(Country) — List II (Timber)
A. Cedar 1. Myanmar
B. Douglas Fir 2. Canada
C. Mahogany 3. Mexico
D. Teak 4. Honduras


In which country is Takla Makan’ desert situated?


The region with grasslands, extensive rolling plains, dull uniformity and monotony of scene, no trees, extreme cold and dryness in winter, can be described as having