Physical Geography (Civil Service Examination), Questions and Answers, GK for UPSC, Bank PO & All Exams

1. With reference to, the river Luni, which one of the following statements is correct? [2010]

2. Assertion (A): Areas lying within five to eight degrees latitude on either side of the equator receive rainfall throughout the year.
Reason (R) : High temperatures and high humidity cause convectional rain to fall mostly in the afternoons near the equator. [2003]

3. Which one of the following planets has largest number of natural satellites or moons? [2009]

4. Consider the following statements: [2008]
1. The albedo of an object determines its visual brightness when viewed with reflected light.
2. The albedo of Mercury is much greater than the albedo of the Earth.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

5. A new type of El Nino called El Nino Modoki appeared in the news. In this context, consider the following statements: [2010]
1. Normal EI Nino forms in the Central Pacific ocean whereas El Nino Modoki forms in Eastern Pacific ocean
2. Normal El Nino results in diminished hurricanes in the Atlantic ocean but El Nino Modoki results in a greater number of hurricanes with greater frequency.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

6. Which one among the following covers the highest percentage of forest area in the world? [2003]

7. Where are the Balearic Islands located? [2005]

8. For India, China, the UK and the USA, which one of the following is the correct sequence of the median age of their populations? [2008]

9. With reference to soil conservation, consider the following practices: [2010]
1. Crop rotation
2. Sand fences
3. Terracing
4. Wind breaks
Which of the above are considered appropriate methods for soil conservation in India?

10. Assertion (A): The amount of moisture in the atmosphere is related to latitude
Reason (R): The capacity to hold moisture in the form of water vapour is related to temperature. [2003]

General Knowledge

1. World Geography -Test-01
2. World Geography -Test-02
3. World Geography -Test-03
4. Geography of India -Test-01
5. Geography of India -Test-02
6. Geography of India -Test-03
7. Geography of India -Test-04
8. Geography of India -Test-05
9. History of India - Test - 01
10. History of India - Test - 02
11. History of India - Test - 03
12. History of India - Test - 04
13. History of India - Test - 05
14. History of India - Test - 06
15. History of India - Test - 07
16. INM-Test-01
17. INM-Test-02
18. INM-Test-03
19. INM-Test-04
20. INM-Test-05
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