May 25, 2024
Which one of the following is not essentially a species of the Himalayan vegetation?
  • (A) Juniper
  • (B) Mahogany
  • (C) Silver fir
  • (D) Spruce
In India, which one of the following states has the largest inland saline wetland?
  • (A) Gujarat
  • (B) Haryana
  • (C) Madhya Pradesh
  • (D) Rajasthan
With reference to, the river Luni, which one of the following statements is correct?
  • (A) It flows into Gulf of Khambhat
  • (B) It flows into Gulf of Kutch
  • (C) It flows into Pakistan and merges with a tributary of Indus
  • (D) It is lost in the marshy land of the Rann of Kutch
With reference to the wetlands of India, consider the following statements :
1. The country’s total geographical area under the category of wetlands is recorded more in Gujarat as compared to other States.
2. In India, the total geographical area of coastal wetlands is larger than that of inland wetlands.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 only
  • (C) Both 1 and 2
  • (D) Neither 1 nor 2
If you travel through the Himalayas, you are likely to see which of the following plants naturally growing there?
1. Oak
2. Rhododendron
3. Sandalwood
Select the correct answer using the code given below.
  • (A) 1 and 2 only
  • (B) 3 only
  • (C) 1 and 3 only
  • (D) 1, 2 and 3
Consider the following states :
1. Chhattisgarh
2. Madhya Pradesh
3. Maharashtra
4. Odisha
With reference to the states mentioned above, in terms of percentage of forest cover to the total area of State, which one of the following is the correct ascending order?
  • (A) 2-3-1-4
  • (B) 2-3-4-1
  • (C) 3-2-4-1
  • (D) 3-2-1-4
The Peninsular Plateau region of India extends over which of the following states?
1. Rajasthan
2. Meghalaya
3. Tamil Nadu
4. West Bengal
Select the correct answer using the code given below.
  • (A) 1 and 2 only
  • (B) 2 and 3 only
  • (C) 3 and 4 only
  • (D) 1, 2, 3 and 4
Which of the following Himalayan peaks are found in India?
1. Nanda Devi
2. Nanga Parbat
3. Annapurna
4. Dhaulagiri
5. Kamet
Select the correct answer using the code given below.
  • (A) 1, 3, 4 and 5 only
  • (B) 2 and 3 only
  • (C) 1, 2 and 5 only
  • (D) 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5
Consider the following pairs:
Ocean currents Oceans
1. Labrador : Pacific Ocean
2. Gulf stream : Indian Ocean
3. Canary : Atlantic Ocean
4. Humboldt : Pacific Ocean
How many pairs given above are correctly matched?
  • (A) One pair only
  • (B) Two pairs only
  • (C) Three pairs only
  • (D) All four pairs
With reference to the Monsoon winds of the Arabian Sea, consider the following statements:
1. These winds cause more rainfall on the eastern side of the Western Ghats than on the western side.
2. The Chotanagpur plateau does not get any rainfall from these winds.
3. It passes over west Rajasthan and along the Aravallis, causing scanty rainfall.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
  • (A) 1 and 2 only
  • (B) 2 only
  • (C) 3 only
  • (D) 2 and 3 only
Arrange the following countries in the increasing order of the length of boundaries shared by India.
1. Myanmar
2. Afghanistan
3. Pakistan
4. Nepal
5. Bhutan
Select the correct answer using the code given below.
  • (A) 1-2-3-4-5
  • (B) 3-1-4-5-2
  • (C) 2-5-4-1-3
  • (D) 2-5-1-4-3
Which of the following statements best describes ‘atmospheric river’?
  • (A) It is the air currents formed due to the meandering or the whirl movement of the Jet Stream.
  • (B) It is an air mass moving vertically, when there is convergence and divergence at different levels of the atmosphere.
  • (C) It is a flowing column of water vapor in the atmosphere responsible for producing significant levels of rain and snow.
  • (D) It refers to the counter-clockwise flow of air that helps keep the colder air near the Poles.
Which of the following statements best describes the concept of ‘Bio-drainage’?
  • (A) Reducing urban flooding through plant based drainage lines.
  • (B) Decontamination of polluted water using bacteria.
  • (C) Pumping of excess soil water by deep rooted vegetations through evapotranspiration
  • (D) Detoxification method used in traditional medicinal practices.
Consider the following pairs:
Mountains : Highest peak
1. Atlas : Toubkal
2. Caucasus : Mount Elbrus
3. Ural : Mount Narodnaya
Which of the pairs given above is/are correctly matched?
  • (A) 1 and 2 only
  • (B) 2 only
  • (C) 1 and 3 only
  • (D) 1, 2 and 3
Consider the following statements :
1. The longest day in the Northern Hemisphere and the longest night in Southern Hemisphere occur on the 21st of June.
2. On 21st March and 23rd September, the whole earth experiences equal days and equal nights.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 only
  • (C) Both 1 and 2
  • (D) Neither 1 nor 2

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