September 26, 2023

Geography Quiz: Day 51

Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the code given below
List-I (Strait) - List-II (Countries)
A. Bass Strait - 1. UK and France
B. Davis Strait - 2. Australia and Tasmania
C. Dover Strait - 3. USA and Cuba
D. Florida Strait - 4. Canada and Greenland
Code :
  • (A) A-2 B-4 C-1 D-3
  • (B) A-2 B-1 C-4 D-3
  • (C) A-3 B-4 C-1 D-2
  • (D) A-3 B-1 C-4 D-2
Which one of the following places of India experiences highest atmospheric pressure during winter?
  • (A) Jaisalmer
  • (B) Leh
  • (C) Chennai
  • (D) Guwahati
Which of the following statements in respect to the Indian Peninsular Plateau are correct?
1. The Deccan Plateau gradually rises from North to South.
2. The Malwa Plateau dominates the Vindhyan scarps, forming the Eastern flank of the plateau.
3. The Western Satpuras separate the Narmada andT api rivers. 4. The Chota Nagpur Plateau is composed of Archaen granite and gneiss rocks.
Select the correct answer using the code given below.
  • (A) 1, 2, 3 and 4
  • (B) 1, 3 and 4 only
  • (C) 2 and 4 only
  • (D) 1 and 3 only
Which one of the following islands is the largest?
  • (A) Borneo
  • (B) Madagascar
  • (C) New Guinea
  • (D) Sumatra
The fact that the planets move around the Sun, not in circles but in ellipses, was first demonstrated by
  • (A) Galileo
  • (B) Martin Luther
  • (C) Johannes Kepler
  • (D) Copernicus
Which of the following statements with regard to cloudburst is/ are correct?
1. It is defined as sudden localized very heavy downpour with cloud thunder and lightning.
2. It mostly occurs in the hilly areas.
3. It results into very high intensity of rainfall, i.e., 250 mm-300 mm in a couple of hours.
4. It occurs only during daytime.
Select the correct answer using the code given below.
  • (A) 1, 2 and 3
  • (B) 1, 3 and 4
  • (C) 2 and 3 only
  • (D) 2 only
Which one of the following statements with regard to the winter solstice is correct?
  • (A) The South Pole experiences 24 hours of darkness.
  • (B) It occurs on June 21.
  • (C) The North Pole experiences 24 hours of darkness.
  • (D) The Sun is at aphelion.
The ratio of gross cropped area to the net sown area is called
  • (A) Cropping intensity
  • (B) Intensity of crop rotation
  • (C) Crop productivity
  • (D) Cropping diversity
Which one of the following statements concerning the natural vegetation of India is not correct?
  • (A) Sal is found in moist deciduous forests.
  • (B) Casuarina is largely found along the coastal region of Tamil Nadu.
  • (C) Deodar is a coniferous species of tree.
  • (D) Shola forests are found mainly on the upper reaches of Himalaya
Kra Isthumas separates which of the following waterbodies?
1) Andaman Sea
2) South China Sea
3) Malacca Sea
4) East China Sea
Consider the following options:
  • (A) 1 and 3 only
  • (B) 1 and 2 only
  • (C) 1 and 4 only
  • (D) 2 and 4 only
Malabar wildlife sanctuary comes under which of the following National Biosphere reserve?
  • (A) Agasthyamalai Biosphere Reserve
  • (B) Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve
  • (C) Achanakmar-Amarkantak Biosphere Reserve
  • (D) Gulf of Mannar Biosphere Reserve
The community-conserved sacred spaces known as ‘Orans Land’ located in which of the following state?
  • (A) Uttarakhand
  • (B) Rajasthan
  • (C) Maharashtra
  • (D) None of these
Consider the following statements regarding Arecanut:
1) The cultivation of arecanut is mostly confined to 28º north and south of the equator.
2) It grows well within the temperature range of 14ºC and 36ºC.
3) Arecanut is considered a horticulture crop in Karnataka, a commercial crop at the national level and a dry fruit at an international level.
Consider the following options:
  • (A) Only 1
  • (B) 1 and 2 Only
  • (C) 1 and 3 Only
  • (D) All of the above.
Which one of the following gases is released mostly from landfills in urban areas?
  • (A) Nitrogen
  • (B) Sulphur Hexafloride
  • (C) Methane
  • (D) Sulphur Dioxide
The ‘eye’ of the cyclone has :
  • (A) Abnormally high temperature and lowest pressure
  • (B) Abnormally low temperature and pressure
  • (C) Clear sky and lowest temperature
  • (D) Dense cloud cover and low pressure

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