Geography for General Studies Test 17 of 20

The largest exporting region in the world is
The north east Atlantic region
The north east pacific region
The north west pacific region
The south east Asian region
The largest dune fields are found in
Middle East
North America
Both (1) and (2)
None of the above
The islands with coral covered surfaces in the bay of Bengal are
Andaman islands
Nicobar islands
Both (1) and (2)
None of the above
The island of Seychelles are located in the
Arctic ocean
Atlantic ocean
Indian ocean
Pacific ocean
The island state of Australia is
Victoria
Queensland
Tasmania
New South Wales
The island of Sri Lanka was formerly known as
Madagascar
Tasmania
Ceylon
None of the above
The iron ore mined at Bailadila is mostly
Heratite
Siderite
Limonite
Magnetic
The iron and steel industries of which of the following countries are almost fully dependent on imported raw materials?
Britain
Japan
Poland
Germany
The ionosphere includes
Mesosphere
Thermosphere
Thermosphere and exosphere
Thermosphere, exosphere and mesosphere
The largest country of the world is
Russia
Vatican city
Australia
USA
The ionosphere contains ionized air that protects the earth from
The ultraviolet rays of the earth
The infrared rays of the earth
The falling meteorites
None of the above
Which of the following is tropical grassland?
Taiga
Savannah
Pampas
Prairies
The largest continent in the world is
Africa
Asia
Australia
Antarctica
The largest city in Latin America is
Mexico city
Caracas
Rio-de-Janeiro
Buenos Aires
The language used in China is
Chinese, English
Chinese, Arabic
Chinese, French
Chinese, Korean
The land sea distribution of the positions of the world’s continents and major oceans influences
The major pressure belts that develop from the general circulation of the atmosphere
The development of the mid latitude cyclonic depressions, at the convergence zone between polar and subtropical air masses
Both (1) and (2)
None of the above
The landmass of which of the following continents is the least?
Africa
Asia
Australia
Europe
The landforms that are influences by several processes namely, weathering, erosion, deposition are known as
Polygenetic landforms
Structural landforms
Polycyclic landforms
None of the above
The landforms that are created by massive earth movements due to plate tectonics are called
Structural landforms
Weathering landforms
Erosional landforms
Depositional landforms
The land use in an arc changes with the time because of the change in the
Fertility of land
Quality of land
Utility of land
Price of land
The knowledge about the topography of the ocean basins have been derived from
Seismic islands
Echo sounder
Side scan sonar
All of the above
The intersecting lines drawn on maps and globes are
Latitudes
Longitudes
Geographic grids
None of the above
World’s highest waterfalls are in Argentina. Can you name them?
Chadwick waterfalls
Victoria waterfalls
Angel waterfalls
Niagara waterfalls
The International Date line roughly corresponds to the
180° east-west meridian of longitude
180° east-west latitude
0° east-west latitude
None of the above
The international Date Line is based on… Longitude.
180° E/W

90° E
90° W
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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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