Geography for General Studies Test 8 of 20

The sea between Australia and new Zealand is called
The Arafura sea
The Timor sea
The Tasman sea
The Coral sea
The San Andreas fault in California is an example of
Graben fault
Normal fault
Dip slip fault
Strike slip fault
The Rurh basin, rich in coalfields is in
France
Great Britain
Poland
Germany
The rolling movement of particles is called
Saltation
Both (1) and (2)
Creep
Traction
The Rocky mountains stretch along the
Western side of South America
Eastern side of South America
Western side of North America
Eastern side of North America
The rocks return to the earth’s interior by tectonic forces at area known as
Joints
Fractures
Crystalline zones
Subduction zones
The rocks formed within the earth’s solid lithosphere are called
None of the above
Intrusive igneous rocks
Extrusive igneous rocks
Igneous rocks
The rocks formed by chemical or physical modification, by intense heat or pressure are called
None of the above
Igneous rocks
Sedimentary rocks
Metamorphic rocks
The rock samples brought by the American astronauts from moon would have
None of the above
Weighed the same on the moon and the earth
Weighed more on earth
Weighed more on moon
The rock formations that cannot store groundwater are called
Spring
Perched aquifer
Aquicludes
Aquifers
The river Sutlej, on which the Bhakra Dam has been built, originates from
Mansarovar lake
Rakas lake in Tibet
Near Bara Lacha Pass in Lahul
A spring in Vering
The river situated along the border between the USA and Mexico is
The Colorado
The Mississippi
The Amazon
The Rio Grande
The river Jordan drains into the
Resaca Garden
Gulf of Suez
Adriatic Garden
Dead sea
Which of the following is concerned with the description and mapping of the main features of the universe?
None of these
Geomorphology
Cosmology
Cosmography
The right ascension is the equivalent of longitude on the celestial sphere, and it is given in the units of
Only seconds
Only hours
Time-hours, minutes and seconds
Degrees
The ridges of the waves are where the jet stream of waves is closest to the
None of the above
Prime Meridian
Equator
Poles
The R-horizon of soil horizon consists of
None of the above
Plant litter at various levels of decomposition
Weathered parent material
Unweathered bedrock
The Rhine river of northern Europe empties into
The Adriatic sea
The Bay of Biscay
The North sea
The Baltic sea
The ratio of the weight of water vapor to the total weight of air (including the water vapour) is called
Absolute humidity
Relative humidity
mixing ratio
Specific humidity
The reaction between compounds are oxygen is called
Solution
Oxidation
Carbonation
Hydrolysis
The reaction of carbonate and bicarbonate ions with mineral is called
Solution
Oxidation
Carbonation
Hydrolysis
The region of three W’s that is wheat, wool and wine is the
Equatorial regions
Steppe type climatic regions
China type climatic regions
Mediterranean climate regions
The region that has a typical dispersed rural settlement pattern is the
Telengana plateau
Eastern Rajasthan
Western Ganga plain
Kerala coastal plain
The relative abundance of dissolved salts in seawater in descending order is as follows
Chlorine, sodium, magnesium, calcium, potassium, sulphate
Chlorine, magnesium, calcium, sodium, potassium, sulphate
Sodium, chlorine, magnesium, potassium, sulphate, calcium
Chlorine, sodium, sulphate, magnesium, calcium, potassium
The religion of Afghanistan is
Christianity
Hinduism
Buddhism
Islam
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This is a test under a series of 20 tests. Each test includes 25 questions and helps to check one’s prepareness for General Studies and Geography paper for Civil Servics Examination of UPSC and PCS both.

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Neetish

didnt really understand the moon question .... shouldnt it weigh more on earth, none of these looks vague

1597 days 20 hours 11 minutes ago

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