Bihar Secondary Teacher Eligibility Test Solved Paper - Geography

Bihar Secondary Teacher Eligibility Test, 2011
(Held on 17-2-2012)

Social Science : Geography Solved Paper

Note–There are four subjects in this Section-History, Geography, Political Science and Economics each comprising 50 questions. Candidate has to answer 100 questions all from any two subjects as per his/her application form.

Note– There are 50 questions in all in this subject. All questions are compulsory.
1. What is called the land that is formed by joining the Islands ?
(A) Angara land (B) Panagea
(C) Gondwana land (D) None of these
Ans : (B)

2. What is called the least deep part of ocean ?
(A) Continental slope (B) Continental roof
(C) Oceanic crater (D) None of these
Ans : (D)

3. Which of the following conditions is responsible for the arrival of monsoon in India ?
(A) High pressure of air (B) Low pressure of air
(C) Warm current (D) Cold current
Ans : (B)

4. What is meant by rain shadow area ?
(A) Opposite area of mountain (B) Frontal area of mountain
(C) Mountain foot area (D) North-Western area of mountain
Ans : (A)

5. Which of the following is famous for elephant sanctuary ?
(A) Gir forest (B) Corbett National Park
(C) Bandipur (D) Ranthambore
Ans : (C)

6. In which place of India was the first Atomic Energy station established ?
(A) Kalpakkam (B) Narora
(C) Rana Pratap Sagar (D) Tarapur
Ans : (D)

7. Who developed the Hachures methods for showing relief ?
(A) Lehmann (B) Gutenberg
(C) Geiger (D) Richter
Ans : (A)

8. Under the stratum colouring method, which part of the map is shown by Blue colour ?
(A) Plain (B) Mountain
(C) Water (D) Plateau
Ans : (C)

9. In the orographic shadow process, by which direction is it imagined that the light is falling on the landforms ?
(A) North-East (B) North-West
(C) East-South (D) South-West
Ans : (B)

10. The first modern cotton Mill was established in Mumbai because–
(A) Mumbai is a port (B) It is nearer to cotton producing area
(C) Capital was available in Mumbai (D) All of these
Ans : (D)

11. In which place is the Gandak Project built ?
(A) Motihari (B) Betiah
(C) Chhapra (D) Valmiki Nagar
Ans : (D)

12 Which of the following districts produces the highest sugarcane ?
(A) West Champaran (B) Muzaffarpur
(C) Rohtas (D) Darbhanga
Ans : (A)

13. What per cent of population of Bihar is engaged in cultivation ?
(A) 70% (B) 60%
(C) 85% (D) 80%
Ans : (C)

14. What type of resource is coal ?
(A) Renewable (B) Non-renewable
(C) Non-carbonic (D) Carbonic
Ans : (B)

15. What type of resource is Solar energy ?
(A) Man-made (B) Replenishable
(C) Non-cyclic (D) None of these
Ans : (B)

16. What is the population density of India as per the 2001 Census ?
(A) 425 persons per square km
(B) 325 persons per square km
(C) 525 persons per square km
(D) 625 persons per square km
Ans : (B)

17. The state with highest population density in India is–
(A) Kerala (B) West Bengal
(C) Bihar (D) Uttar Pradesh
Ans : (B)

18. What is the increase in the population of India per minute ?
(A) 15 (B) 19
(C) 29 (D) 25
Ans : (C)

19. Which state of India touches the boundary of Nepal ?
(A) Manipur
(B) Sikkim
(C) Punjab
(D) Arunachal Pradesh
Ans : (B)

20. The strait which separates Sri Lanka from India is–
(A) Sri Lanka strait (B) Harmuj strait
(C) Palk strait (D) None of these
Ans : (C)

21. What is the latitudinal expansion of India ?
(A) 7° 4' N to 36° 7' N (B) 6° 4' N to 36° 6' N
(C) 7° 6' N to 37° 3' N (D) 8° 4' N to 37° 6' N
Ans : (D)

22. Tropic of Cancer passes through how many states in India ?
(A) 5 states (B) 7 states
(C) 8 states (D) 6 states
Ans : (C)

23. .The oldest landform of India is–
(A) Continental plateau (B) Great Northern plain
(C) Northern Mountainous region (D) Coastal plain
Ans : (A)

24. The height of Anai Mudi, the highest peak of South India is–
(A) 2511m (B) 2655m
(C) 2695m (D) 2625m
Ans : (C)

25. Which of the following is a saline lake ?
(A) Dal (B) Govind Sagar
(C) Wular (D) Sambhar
Ans : (D)


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