Geography-Quick Revision Notes for Competitive Exams

1. In which resion Softwood forests are mostly found? – Himalayan region 
2. When was the Panama Canal constructed? – 1914 A.D. 
3. Which are the mass Maps on large scale, representing both natural and man-made features? – Topographic maps 
4. The requirement of water is highest in which industry? – Iron and Steel 
5. What is generally expressed by the concentration of pollutants in atmosphere? – parts per million 
6. How is the predominant soil in the Coastal plains and North Indian plains? – Alluvial 
7. Between which hills Palghat is situated? – The Nilgiris and the Anaimalai Hills
8. What do we call the The group of stars arranged in a definite pattern? – Constellation 
9. Which country has the highest percentage of its geographical area under forests? – Japan
10. Which country accounts for about two thirds of earning of its total export from rice trade ? – Myanmar 
11. Which continent has the largest area in the equatorial belt? – South America 
12. Which is place located at the confluence of Alaknanda and Pindar rivers? – Karnapiayag
13. Which Wallace's Line distinguishes or separates the flora and fauna? – South-East Asia and Australasia 
14. By which countries The state of Sikkim is surrounded? – China, Nepal, Bhutan and West Bengal 
15. Which place in India is nearest to the Tropic of Cancer? – Aizawl 
16. Which is the main characteristic of Mediterranean climate? – Rain in winter season  
17. Which International waterways is operated through lock-system? – Panama Canal 
18. Thtough which passes does the 'Golden quadrilateral', connect Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata? – Vadodara - Pune - Visakhapatnam - Varanasi 
19. Ice glacier's melting is a common phenomenon linked to the rise in seawater level. Where are The glaciers predominantly present? – Antarctica 
20. Of which ghat is Veliconda group of low hills a structural part? – Eastern Ghats
21. Which is an example of subsistence farming? – Shifting cultivation 
22. The circle of illumination divides Earth into which two hemispheres? – Day and Night 
23. Why is Himalayan region poor in mineral resources? – Displacement of rock strata has disturbed the arrangement of rocks and made it complex 
24. The origin of which river Amarkantak plateau in the Maikal hills marks? – Narmada 
25. Which may be considered a reason for India having ‘high dependency' ratio? – Large section of population is in the age group of 0-14 years 
26. Where have the Westerlies their origin? – Subtropical highs 
27. Where are Frontal cyclones occured characteristically? – Mid-latitudinal region 
28. According to Ferrel's law (Coriolis Force) How do winds change their direction? – Towards right in Northern hemisphere and towards left in Southern Hemisphere 
29. Which national highway connects Delhi and Kolkata via Mathura and Varanasi ? – NH 2 
30. What is The eastward continuation of the Brazil current? – Counter 'Equatorial drift


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