July 24, 2024
Which of the following Climatic type has also been referred as ‘Equable Climate’?
  • (A) Equatorial Climate
  • (B) British Climate
  • (C) Monsoon Climate
  • (D) Savanna Climate
Consider the following statements.
1 75% of Indian rainfall is received during Summer south west monsoon.
2. Bengaluru receives more rainfall than Mangalore.
3. “Norwesters” or “Kalbaisakhis” are the local storms which occurs over the parts of Bihar, West Bengal and Assam during Febuary and March.
Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct?
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 3 only
  • (C) 1 and 3 only
  • (D) All of the above
Consider the following statements.
1 Tropical evergreen forests are found in entire Northeast India except Tripura and Arunachal Pradesh.
2. In India the Tropical Deciduous Forests drop their leaves during the spring and early summer.
Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct?
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 only
  • (C) Both 1 and 2
  • (D) Neither 1 nor 2
Consider the following statements about National Board for Wildlife.
1 Due to the rapid decline in wildlife population, the Government of India during 1952 had constituted an advisory body designated as the Indian Board for Wildlife (IBWL).
2. In 2003, National Board for Wildlife was constituted replacing the Indian Board for Wildlife under The Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.
3. The Board is chaired by the President of India.
Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct?
  • (A) None of the above
  • (B) 2 only
  • (C) All of the above
  • (D) 1 and 2 only
Consider the following statement.
1. According to the State of Forest report 2021, the total forest cover in the northeastern states has declined.
2. Arunachal Pradesh has the maximum area under forest cover among the North eastern states.
Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct?
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 only
  • (C) Both 1 and 2
  • (D) Neither 1 nor 2
Consider the following states
1. Arunachal Pradesh
2. Himachal Pradesh
3. Mizoram
In which of the above States do 'Tropical Wet Evergreen Forests' occur?
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 and 3 only
  • (C) 1 and 3 only
  • (D) 1, 2 and 3
In India, which type of forest among the following occupies the largest area?
  • (A) Montane Wet Temperate Forest
  • (B) Sub-tropical Dry Evergreen Forest
  • (C) Tropical Moist Deciduous Forest
  • (D) Tropical Wet Evergreen Forest
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 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
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
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 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
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
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
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.

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