Geography for General Studies Test 7 of 20

The temperature drops throughout the night because of
The surface of the earth stops heating up as solar radiation is not being absorbed
Conduction and convection transport heat energy up into the atmosphere and atmospheric mixing takes place
Both (1) and (2)
None of the above
The temperate grasslands of Asia and Europe are known as
Pampas
Prairies
Tundra
Steppes
The team used in geography for showing pressure conditions on a map is
Isotherms
Isohyets
Isohyets
Isobars
The Taiga belt lies between the
Temperate grasslands and Tundra
Mediterranean climate and Tundra
Monsoon climate and Tundra
Tibet-type climate and Tundra
The surface winds of each hemisphere are divided into
Polar easterlies, prevailing westerlies and tropical easterlies
Polar westerlies, prevailing westerlies and tropical westerlies
Polar easterlies and tropical westerlies
Polar easterlies and prevailing westerlies
The surface area of the earth is over
250 million km
350 million km
410 million sq km
510 million sq km
The supply of gas to Mathura Refinery commenced in
December 1996
December 1997
December 1998
December 1999
The sunlight at the equator warms the air, making it rise and thereby creating…. At the equator.
Low pressure
High pressure
Low temperature
High temperature
The summer solstice occurs
When the North Pole tiles towards the sun
When the sun shines directly over the Topic of Cancer
On or around June 21
All of the above
The summer climatic regions lie in
0° and 5° north and south of the equator
5° and 15° north and south of the equator
5° north and 5° south of the equator to the tropics of Cancer and Capricorn
None of the above
The summer climatic regions are also called
Sudan
Savanna type
Tropical grassland type
All of the above
The sulphates are a mineral group that contains one or more metallic elements in combination with the sulphate compound….. .
SO3
SO2
SO4
SO
The Suez canal connects the
Baltic sea and the Caspian sea
Mediterranean sea and the Red sea
Red sea and the Caspian sea
Mediterranean sea and the North sea
The subatomic particles arriving from outer space having high energy are called
Protons
Electrons
Cosmic rays
None of the above
The study of soils is called
Geomorphology
Pedology
Hydrology
Biogeography
The study of human geography includes study of
Human society and culture
Behaviour and urban systems
Economic and politics
All of the above
The study of day-to-day variations in weather is called
Climatology
Meteorology
Cyclogenesis
None of the above
The strongest bonds exist between the particles found within
Metamorphic rocks
Igneous rocks
Sedimentary rocks
All have similar strength of bonds
The storms or frontal system develop where
Air is rising
Atmospheric pressure is low
At the equator and in the mid-latitudes
All of the above
The steady or initial phase of the magnetic storms is
Preceded by storm sudden commencement
Magnetic storm at middle and low latitudes
A sharp increase of the field
None of the above
Which of the following is measured on the Richter scale?
Density of liquids
Intensity of earthquakes
Velocity of tornadoes
Height of mountains
The spring season in the temperate zone is when
The sun is directly overhead the equator
The sun is directly overhead the Tropic of Cancer
The sun returns to equator
The sun is at the Tropic of Cancer
The spiral flow in a stream caused by channel shape is called
Stream flow
Laminar flow
Turbulent flow
Helical flow
The southernmost port of the world is
Cape of Good Hope, Africa
Cape of Horn, S. America
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Wellington, New Zealand
The southern Deccan area is in a rain shadow and receives only
50 to 1000 mm of rainfall a year
100 to 200 mm of rainfall a year
200 to 400 mm of rainfall a year
20 to 400 mm of rainfall a year
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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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