Geography for General Studies Test 12 of 20

The north temperate zone is a region lying between
The Tropic of Cancer and the Arctic Circle
The Arctic Circle and the North Pole
The Tropic of Cancer and the tropic of Capricorn
The Tropic of Cancer and the equator
The north frigid zone is the region
Lying between 66½° north and 90° North
Lying between the Arctic circle to the North Pole
Has the coldest climate throughout the year
All of the above
The non-clastic sedimentary rocks are formed by
Chemical precipitation and crystallization
Lithification of one living organic matter
Either of these two
None of the above
The net direction of the sediment transport and areas of deposition along coasts is determined by
Long shore drift
Long shore currents
Tidal currents
All of the above
The nearest planet to the earth are
Mercury and Jupiter
Mercury and Uranus
Venus and Mars
Mercury and Saturn
The moving fronts indicate
Change in weather
Change in temperature
Shift in wind direction
All of the above
The movement of slope sediments in a series of cyclical steps of temperature fluctuations, variations in moisture is called
Soil creep
Solifluction
Mud flows
Debris flow
The movement of particles by rolling, sliding and shuffling along the eroded surface is called
Saltation
Suspension
Traction
Solution
The mountain which come into being after the o continental drift started, with the break up of the large land mass of pangola are
Young mountains
Old mountains
Volcanic mountains
Fold mountains
The mountains that separate European and Asiatic Russia re
The Pyranees
The Balkans
The Carpathians
The Urals
The most well known member of halick group is
Halite
Pyrite
Galena
Hematite
The most salty sea in the world is
Red sea
Dead sea
Arabian sea
Mediterranean sea
The most recent era of the geological time space is
Mesozoic
Cenozoic
Triassic
Paleocene
The most recent and logical concept regarding the origin of ocean basins and continents is that of
Continental data
Convectional current
Plate tectesic
Cooling process
The most pleasant climates i.e. summer temperature rarely above 40°C and winters are fairly mild, occur in the
Tropical mid latitude zone
Sub-tropical mid latitude zone
Temperate mid latitude zone
Sub-temperate mid latitude zone
The most obvious effect of pressure on rocks is
Foliation
Lineation
Lithification
The reorientation of mineral crystals
The most notable example of a tectonic valley is that of the
Doon valley
Kashmir valley
Plains of Aksai Chin
None of the above
The most important force that provide resistance to particles towards entertainment is
Frictional resistance
Particle cohesive bonds
Particle adhesive bonds
Momentum
The most important factor affecting all of the chemical weathering process is
Vegetation
Topography
Climate
None of the above
The most explosive type of volcano is
The caldera
A cinder cone
Basalt plateau
Shield volcanoes
The most densely populated regions in the world are
The monsoon climatic regions
The equatorial regions
The hot desert climatic regions
The summer climatic regions
The most densely populated country of Africa is
Mauritius
Rwanda
Burundi
Sierra Leone
Which of the following is an island sea?
Caribbean sea
Caspian sea
Red sea
Yellow sea
The moon’s volume is about…….that of earth.
1/40th
1/50th
1/60th
1/20th
Which of the following is an igneous rock?
Granite
Limestone
Slate
Quartzite
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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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