Civil Service Preparation: General Awareness, Geography Online Test

Which of the following is a primary occupation?
None of these
Lumbering
Diamond cutting
Communication
Which of the following is a non-metallic mineral?
Uranium
Thorium
Gypsum
Cobalt
Which of the following internal layers of the earth is the densest?
None of the above
Sial
Sima
Nife
Which of the following instruments is used to measure the changes in atmospheric humidity?
Hygroscope
Hydrometer
Hygrometer
Chronometer
Which of the following instruments is used for recording earthquake waves?
Seismograph
Pantograph
Hydrograph
Barometer
Which of the following instruments is used for reading the changes that occur in atmospheric humidity?
Quartz clock
Pyknometer
Hygroscope
Barometer
Which of the following insects complete the major part of their life-cycle in stored grain and bring about extensive losses?
Weevils
Stem borers
Locust
Beetles
Which of the following illustrate the extreme effects of the phenomena of seasons?
The south temperate regions
The north temperate regions
The polar regions
The equatorial regions
Which of the following has the highest wind velocity?
Thunderstorm
Typhoon
Tornado
Hurricane
Which of the following happens when a traveler crosses the 180th meridian?
He loses or gains a day depending upon the direction in which he travels
He loses or gains a day depending upon the speed at which he is traveling
He gains a day if he crosses it in summer
He loses a day if he crosses it in winter
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I,III and IV
II and III
I and IV
I,II and III
Which of the following factors is responsible for occurrence of earth-quakes?
Activity of some dormant volcanoes
Sudden cooling and contraction of earth’s surface
All of the above
Change of water into steam due to internal heat and its expansion
Which of the following factors is more important for the location of the steel mills at Bokaro?
Nearness to the port city of Calcutta
Nearness to both coal and iron ore deposits
Nearness to coal deposits
Nearness to iron are deposits
Which of the following exhaustible and non-renewable fuels are inorganic in nature?
Lignite and Peat
Uranium and Thorium
Petroleum and Natural Gas
Anthracite and Bituminous coal
Which of the following descriptions correctly identifies Prairies?
These are the temperate grass-lands of Asia and Europe
These are temperate grass-lands of North America
These are temperate grass-lands of South America
These are vast treeless barren plains of the Arctic region of Europe, Asia and Canada
Which of the following countries of Europe was the first to exploit coalfields in the 19th century and was then the leading producer of coal in the world?
Poland
France
Great Britain
Germany
Which of the following are true with regard to igneous rocks? 1.They are formed inside the earth under great pressure 2.They do not occur in layers 3.They are mostly crystalline in nature 4.They contain fossils
1 and 4
2 and 3
2,3 and 4
1,2 and 3
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III,IV
I,II
II,IV
I,III,IV

I and II
I and IV
II and III
I,II and III
Which of the following as an example pair is correct?
None of the above
Slate: extrusive igneous rocks
Basalt: intrusive igneous rocks
Marble: metamorphic rocks
Which of the following characteristics is not true of alluvial soils?
These are by far the most fertile
These are usually fine grained
These are generally rich in phosphorus but poor in potash
These vary from sandy loam to clay ion testure
Which of the following cites is known as the City of golden Gate?
Amritsar
Rome
Brussels
San Francisco
/
I,II,III,IV
I,III,IV
II,III
I,II
Which of the following climatic characteristic is related to tropical deserts?
Very low daily range of temperature
Very high daily range of temperature
Most of the rain comes in winter
Low pressure throughout the year
Which of the following combinations represent the arrangement of the decreasing particle size order of soils?
Clay, gravel, sand and silt
Silt, sand, gravel and clay
Sand, gravel, clay and silt
Gravel, sand, silt and clay
Which line marks the boundary of the zone where the sun never sets during the December solstice and never rises during June solstice?
Tropic of Capricon
Arctic circle
Tropic of Cancer
Antarctic circle
Which of the following constitute the organic fossil fuel group?
Coal, crude oil, natural gas
Hydroelectricity, nuclear power, power alcohol
Geothermal, energy, biomass, peat
Solar energy, wind energy, tidal energy
Which mineral is related with Hematite and Magnetite?
Manganese ore
Copper ore
Iron ore
Bauxite ore
Which of following is regarded as a perennial crop?
Sugarcane
Wheat
Rice
Maize
Which of the following agents of gradation is responsible for the formation of Bar khans?
Wind
Waves
Running water
Glaciers
Which of the following animals is caught for fur by nomadic Eskimos of polar Tundra?
Walrus
Mink
Caribou
Bear
Which of the following aptly describes a delta?
A place where stream, big and small, join a major river
A place where accumulated water is distributed for irrigation through channels
A place where the waters of a river and sea mingle
A triangular coastal land formed by silt deposited by a river while flowing into a sea or an ocean
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I,III
I,III,IV
II,IV
III,IV
Which of the following are the tropical grasslands of Africa?
Steppes
Savannas
Pampas
Downs
Which of the following countries are the best examples of highly scientific development and management of pastoral farming?
Greenland and Norway
Czech and Poland
Denmark and Holland
France and Spain
Which of the following countries consumes more fish than any other country in the world?
Japan
Great Britain
France
China
Which of the following countries does not have a common land border with the People’s Republic of China?
All of these have a common land border with China
Russia
North Korea
Japan
Which of the following countries in Europe is the major producer of perfumes, toiletries and fashion goods?
Poland
France
England
Belgium
Which of the following countries in South America is largest in Area?
Chile
Brazil
Bolivia
Argentina
Which of the following countries is a constituent of the North-West Pacific fishing grounds?
Norway
Newfoundland
Netherlands
Japan
Which of the following countries is across the Nathu La pass?
China
Thailand
Nepal
Burma
Which of the following countries is called Kampuchea?
Vietnam
Cambodia
Zambia
Seychelles
Which of the following countries is far richest coal producing nation in continental Europe?
Poland
Great Britain
France
Germany
Which of the following countries is in the continent of Europe?
Venezuela
Libya
Algeria
Albania
Which of the following countries is known as the Land of Midnight Sun?
Sweden
Norway
Holland
Belgium
Which of the following countries occupies the first position in the matter of coal production in the world?
Germany
USA
India
China
Which of the following countries lead in world’s total production of rubber?
Sri Lanka
Malaysia
Indonesia
Brazil
Which of the following countries of Europe share the principal coalfields of the world?
France, Norway, Netherlands and UK
Poland, Norway, Sweden and Germany
Belgium, France, Poland, UK and Germany
France, Netherlands, Poland and Sweden
Which line marks the boundary of the zone where the sun never sets during the June solstice and never rises during December solstice?
Tropic of Capricon
Arctic circle
Tropic of Cancer
Antarctic circle
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I,II and IV
I,II and III
III and IV
I and II
Description:

This is a practice test for Civil Services Prelims, Focusing on General Studies World Geography portion.

Discussion

Chandraprakash

Almost >10 ANSWERS are wrong !!!
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some examples are...
World leader in coal China (~3500MT)
World leader in Rubber (Thailand(3.5MT), Indonesia (3 MT), Malaysia (1MT) , India (~90 Lakh Tonnes) etc..)
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131 days 8 hours 8 minutes ago

Saurabh Purohit

Questions were good but answer choice of 48th question is wrong as igneous rocks can never contain any fossils due to their extreme conditions of formation.

219 days 21 hours 7 minutes ago

Vishnukabil kabil

very informative....

321 days 3 hours 49 minutes ago

Dhananjeyan

Thanks ! It was useful

348 days 33 minutes ago

CHANDRAMOULI

really it's useful

1203 days 4 hours 52 minutes ago

mary grace

i wish they will give 100 items and more practice test!

1221 days 12 hours 28 minutes ago

mary grace

now i know and i have to passed my civil service

1221 days 12 hours 29 minutes ago

anuj

this is awesome

1233 days 9 hours 27 minutes ago

baken potom

nice n informative....thanks

1264 days 2 hours ago

vandana srimala

thank u...very useful..can u tell me how to demarcate west pacific,north and east pacific,,,,,,

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