20 Useful Quiz Question for India and World Geography

Geography Quiz
1. The oceans are a natural “Sink” for atmospheric carbon dioxide coming from various natural sources. Which of the following is not a prominent source of CO2?
(A) Volcanic activity (B) Respiration by living beings
(C) Farming (D) Human activity
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2. Which of the following statements is/are correct?
1. The tropical Andes region that runs through Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Chile and a small area in north Argentina is a geographical area with greatest biodiversity on the earth.
2. Tropical rainforests are being lost at a higher rate than any other biome.
3. ‘fybnos’ plant ecosystem is endemic to cape floristic region.
4. Tibetan steppe is the highest alpine biome.
(A) 1, 2 and 3 (B) 2, 3 and 4
(C) 1, 2 and 4 (D) 1, 2, 3 and 4
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3. Consider the following statements–
1. The forests cover about 31% of the world’s total land area.
2. 93% of the world’s forest cover is natural forest and 7% is planted.
3. Redwoods and Eucalyptuses are world’s tallest tree species.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
(A) 1 only (B) 2 and 3 only
(C) 1 and 3 only (D) 1, 2 and 3
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4. Consider the following statements–
1. In Kashmir valley rice locally known as ‘Shali’ is cultivated during summers.
2. Aus, Aman and Boro are the three crops of rice grown in Assam.
3. Sugarbeet is grown in temperate regions, which is used for making sugar.
4. Cotton is grown in the cotton belt of the United States of America, which is located in its eastern part.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
(A) 1 and 4 only (B) 2 and 3 only
(C) 1 and 3 only (D) 1, 3 and 4
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5. Which of the following factors are not responsible for soil formation?
(A) Bedrock (B) Weather
(C) Elevation (D) Relief
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6. The efficiency of transfer of energy from one trophic level to the next is known as–
(A) Primary productivity (B) Ecological niche
(C) Ecological efficiency (D) Trophic pyramids
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7. Which of the following statements is/are incorrect?
1. The Himalayan range is a confluence of different biogeographical zones.
2. Endemism of the Himalayan range is preserved, because exotic and invasive species have not been introduced in this region.
(A) 1 only (B) 2 only
(C) Neither 1 nor 2 (D) Both 1 and 2
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8. Arrange the following rivers from north to south–
I. Shyok II. Indus
III. Bhagirathi IV. Alaknanda
Select the correct code–
(A) I, II, III and IV (B) II, I, IV and III
(C) II, I, III and IV (D) I, II, IV and III
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9. With reference to world forest resources which of the following statements is/are correct?
1. The forests of Malaysia and Indonesia are different from those of the Amazon and the Congo basins because of the modifying influence of the sea.
2. Duration and amount of rainfall affects the density of Monsoon forests.
3. Unlike the Tropical rain-forest, woods of trees of Deciduous forests are lighter and easier to work on.
4. Taiga is located between 50° and 70°N latitudes.
(A) 1, 3 and 4 (B) 1, 2 and 4
(C) 2, 3 and 4 (D) All of these
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10. The iron and steel industries of which of the following countries are almost fully dependent on imported raw materials ?
(A) Britain (B) Japan
(C) Poland (D) Germany
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11. Which of the following is the smallest country in terms of area?
(A) Maldives (B) Malta
(C) Marshall Islands (D) St. Kitts-Nevis
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12. Which of the following forms the basis for human existence as a part of biodiversity?
1. Pedogenesis 2. Recycling of waste
3. Pollination of crops
Select the correct answer using the codes given below–
(A) 1, 2 only (B) 2 and 3 only
(C) 1 and 3 only (D) All of these
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13. Consider the following statements–
1. South China Sea is surrounded by China, Vietnam, Philippines and Taiwan.
2. Maldives is located closer to Sri Lanka than India.
3. Tasman Sea separates Australia and New Zealand.
4. Strait of Bosporous connects Black Sea and Ionian Sea.
Which of these statements is/are incorrect?
(A) 2 only (B) 2 and 3 only
(C) 2 and 4 only (D) 4 only
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14. With reference to industry consider the following statements–
1. Security paper mill at Hoshangabad, Bank Note press at Dewas and Newsprint factory at Nepanagar are located in Madhya Pradesh.
2. Maharashtra has the largest number of notified minor ports among all the States followed by Gujarat.
3. Gomia known for Explosive industry and Muri famous for Aluminium industry are located in Bihar.
4. Muga Silk is produced only in Assam in the world.
Which of these statements is/are incorrect ?
(A) 3 only (B) 2 only
(C) 1 and 4 only (D) All are correct
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15. With respect to ‘Grameen Bhandaran Yojana’ the main objectives included–
I. Creation of scientific and allied storage capacity in rural areas to meet various requirements of farmers for storing farm produce, processed farm produce agricultural inputs, etc.
II. Prevention of distress sale by creating the facility of pledge loan and marketing credit.
(A) I only (B) II only
(C) I and II both (D) Neither I nor II
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16. Consider the following statements–
1. A rift valley is formed when a long, narrow section of the earth’s crust sinks below the surrounding area.
2. Glaciated valleys generally are V shaped.
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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17. Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched?
(A) Tapovan and Vishnugarh Hydroelectric projects : Uttarakhand
(B) Ajman : Emirates of UAE
(C) Mandya : Coffee producing region
(D) Sivasamudram Falls : Cauvery
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18. Bhitarkanika wild life sanctuary, an important site of wildlife biodiversity, lies near the confluence of two important rivers. Identify the rivers–
(A) Brahmani and Baitarani (B) Mahanadi and Indravati
(C) Mahanadi and Dhamara (D) None of these
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19. Which among the following States is solely dependent on canal irrigation?
(A) Nagaland (B) Assam
(C) Jammu and Kashmir (D) Tripura
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20. Consider the following statements–
1. Andaman and Nicobar Islands have the highest percentage of actual geographical area as forests followed by Mizoram.
2. Puducherry and Lakshadweep are almost devoid of any forest.
Select the correct statement(s)–
(A) Both 1 and 2 (B) 1 only
(C) 2 only (D) Neither l nor 2
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