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1. ‘Present is key to the past’, who has stated this ?
(A) Hutton
(B) Horton
(C) Davis
(D) Penck

2. Which of the following does not control the process of erosion ?
(A) Climate
(B) Slope
(C) Nature of material
(D) Location of material

3. Given below are the two statements one labelled as Assertion (A) and the other as Reason (R) :
Assertion (A) : Tsunamis are ‘L’ type of waves.
Reason (R) : Tsunamis are caused by sudden vertical movement of the earth’s crust.
In the context of the above two statements which one of the following is correct ?
(A) Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A)
(B) Both (A) and (R) are true but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A)
(C) (A) is true but (R) is false
(D) (A) is false but (R) is true

4. Find out which one of the following is a mis-match :
(A) Oxbow lake — Fluvial landscape
(B) Evaporites — Arid landscape
(C) Ergs — Glacial landscape
(D) Stacks — Coastal landscape

5. Downward movement of soil, regolith and bed rock under the influence of gravity is called :
(A) Disintegration
(B) Mass wasting
(C) Physical weathering
(D) Exfoliation

6. Simultaneous erosion and uplift in fluvial landscape will lead to the development of :
(A) Rectangular drainage pattern
(B) Trellis drainage pattern
(C) Superimposed drainage pattern
(D) Antecedent drainage pattern

7. Triangular shaped polished stones which appear like miniature pyramids at the foot of the mountains in the desert areas are called as :
(A) Hamadas
(B) Ventifacts
(C) Zuegens
(D) Yardangs

8. The theory of plate tectonics does not provide explanation for :
(A) Distribution of continents and oceans
(B) Distribution of volcanoes and earthquakes
(C) Distribution of igneous rocks
(D) Distribution of submerged mountain systems

9. Which one of the following would increase the albedo of earthatmosphere system ?
(A) Glacial Shrinking
(B) Deforestation
(C) Thick cloud cover
(D) Water surface when sun is near the zenith

10. Given below are the two statements one labelled as Assertion (A) and other as Reason (R) :
Assertion (A) : Unlike Celsius and Fahrenheit scales, it is not possible to have negative values when using Kelvin scale.
Reason (R) : There is no temperature lower than absolute zero.
In the context of the above two statements which one of the following is correct ?
(A) Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A)
(B) Both (A) and (R) are true but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A)
(C) (A) is true but (R) is false
(D) (A) is false but (R) is true

11. Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched in connection with the motion of atmosphere ?
(A) Planetary scale (1) Waves in westerlies
(B) Synoptic scale (2) Valley and mountain breeze
(C) Meso scale (3) Tornado
(D) Micro scale (4) Turbulance

12. Which one of the following is true for a parcel of rising air but not true for the surrounding air ?
(A) Temperature value vary erratically from one level to other
(B) Consists of different air molecules at each level
(C) Humidity differ erratically from one level to other
(D) Change in temperature with altitude under either dry or wet adiabatic rate

13. A given volume of air holds 7.5 grams of moisture. At that temperature the air would be saturated with 30 gms of water vapour. What is the relative humidity ?
(A) 100 percent
(B) 30 percent
(C) 22.5 percent
(D) 25 percent

14. The least common of the ten cloud genera is :
(A) Cumulonimbus
(B) Cirrocumulus
(C) Altostratus
(D) Nimbostratus

15. What is most likely to occur when a mass of cold air moves into a region occupied by warm air ?
(A) A warm front will be formed and there will be intense precipitation
(B) The boundary between the two air masses will be a zone of intense high pressure
(C) The air masses will mix rapidly forming an air mass of intermediate temperature
(D) A cold front will be formed as the warm air will be forced upward

16. Which one of the following is a prerequisite criteria for Koppen’s ‘C’ type of climate ?
(A) Average temperature of coolest month is above 18°C
(B) Average temperature of coolest month is –3°C and above –18°C
(C) Average temperature of coolest month is under 18°C and above –3°C
(D) Average temperature of coolest month is –18°C or below

17. Corals require a sea water temperature of …………..
(A) 10°C
(B) 35°C
(C) over 20°C
(D) below 5°C

18. Mangroves …………….
(A) Help to protect shorelines
(B) Grow in lakes and ponds
(C) Are salt resistant species
(D) Are responsible for marine pollution

19. The length of mid-Atlantic ridge is about ………….
(A) 15,000 km
(B) 12,000 km
(C) 800 km
(D) 10,000 km

20. ‘CRZ’ is an abbreviation for ………… zone.
(A) coastal regulation
(B) cyclone reconstruction
(C) calamity relief
(D) central relief

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21. Selva forests are :
(A) Broad leaf evergreen forests
(B) Broad leaf deciduous forests
(C) Coniferous evergreen forests
(D) Coniferous deciduous forests

22. The specific place of an organism in an ecosystem is called :
(A) Niche
(B) Autotroph
(C) Trophic level
(D) Food pyramid

23. Which one of the following is referred to as the ‘producer’ in marine ecosystem ?
(A) Small fish
(B) Fungi
(C) Zooplankton
(D) Phytoplankton

24. Who is known for determining the latitudes and longitudes of the earth ?
(A) Eratosthenes
(B) Herodotus
(C) Ptolemy
(D) Strabo

25. Which one of the following pairs of geographers is known as founders of modern geography ?
(A) Ratzel and Blache
(B) Allen Semple and Ian Burton
(C) Blache and Bruhnes
(D) Carl Ritter and Humboldt

26. The phrase ‘‘Quantitative revolution’’ was first used by :
(A) James Conant
(B) Ian Burton
(C) Lucien Febvre
(D) Peter Haggett

27. Environmental determinism arose from the writings of :
(A) Ellen Semple
(B) Ratzel
(C) Preston James
(D) Carl Ritter

28. The debate over methodological aspects of regional geography is related to the ……………
(A) Quantitative analysis
(B) Environmental determinism
(C) Areal variations
(D) Spatial organisation

29. Berkeley school at the University of California was associated with the studies in :
(A) Cultural Geography
(B) Political Geography
(C) Historical Geography
(D) Physical Geography

30. Which one of the following forms the subject matter of radical geography ?
(A) Agricultural problems
(B) Regional geopolitics
(C) Population growth
(D) Socio-economic inequalities

31. Select the correct order of decreasing density of population (2011) :
(A) Asia, Europe, Africa, South America
(B) Europe, Asia, Africa, South America
(C) Asia, Africa, Europe, South America
(D) Asia, Europe, South America, Africa

32. In developing countries population pyramid has a :
(A) narrow base and wide top
(B) wide base and wide top
(C) wide base and narrow top
(D) narrow base and narrow top

33. Women have a longer life expectancy than men due to :
(A) Safer life
(B) Genetic sturdiness
(C) Early marriage
(D) Low health hazard

34. The changes in the stages of fertility and mortality is given by :
(A) Demographic structure model
(B) Demographic dividend model
(C) Demographic transition model
(D) Demographic profile model

35. ‘Reihendorf’ Settlements are situated along :
(A) Canal
(B) River
(C) Railway
(D) Road

36. FSI is the ratio between :
(A) Built-up area allowed and plot area available
(B) Plot area allowed and open area available
(C) Built-up area and the open area
(D) Plot area and built-up area

37. Non-basic activities of a city refer to the :
(A) Production of goods and services to a market outside the city
(B) Production of goods and services for local population
(C) Tertiary and quarternary services
(D) Secondary activities

38. ‘Range of good’ in central place theory means :
(A) Goods ranging from necessity to luxuries
(B) Wide ranging quality goods
(C) Distance travelled by people to obtain a service/good
(D) Distance travelled to obtain diversified goods

39. Which one of the following pairs is incorrect ?
Tribes Names of Shifting Cultivation
(A) Naga — Jhum
(B) Maria — Penda
(C) Baiga — Bewar
(D) Khond — Koman

40. Which one of the following countries practices commercial grain forming ?
(A) Brazil
(B) Indonesia
(C) Argentina
(D) Finland

41. Which is the most important reason for the dwindling forest resources today ?
(A) Soil erosion
(B) Overfelling
(C) Forest fires
(D) Floods

42. Which one of the following is a resource based industry in the respective country ?
(A) Wine industry in France
(B) Paper industry in Japan
(C) Petroleum refining in Pakistan
(D) Steel industry in Belgium

43. Which one of the following is a nonrenewable resource ?
(A) Water
(B) Fish
(C) Bauxite
(D) Sodium chloride

44. The highest hydro-electric power potential in Africa is found in ………….
(A) Southern Part
(B) North-eastern part
(C) North-western part
(D) Tropical part

45. Lines connecting locations of equal transport costs are called :
(A) Isodapanes
(B) Isotims
(C) Isohyetes
(D) Isoquants

46. A condition wherein the increase in output that leads to decrease in per unit cost of production is known as …………
(A) Diseconomies of scale
(B) Economies of sustenance
(C) Economic system
(D) Economies of scale

47. A state is a ………….. unit.
(A) Sovereign
(B) Democratic
(C) Liberal
(D) Autocratic

48. Frontiers are not characterised by …………..
(A) rudimentary socio-economic relations
(B) rebelliousness and lawlessness
(C) affiliation
(D) integrating factor

49. Pick up the odd pair of countries in relation to the nature of their boundary :
(A) Uruguay and Argentina
(B) Zaire and Congo
(C) Myanmar and Thailand
(D) Switzerland and Germany

50. Jajmani System is based on the relationship of ………….
(A) Patron-client
(B) Landlord-tenant
(C) Landlord-patron
(D) Patron-tenant