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

1. 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]

2. Assertion (A): The thickness of the atmosphere is maximum over the Equator.
Reason (R): High insulation and strong convection currents occur over the Equator. [2004]

3. 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?

4. Consider the following climatic and geographical phenomena: [2002]
1. Condensation
2. High temperature and humidity
3. Orography
4. Vertical wind
Thunder Cloud development is due to which of these phenomena?

5. Consider the following statements: [2010]
1. Biodiversity hotspots are located only in tropical regions.
2. India has four biodiversity hotspots i.e., Eastern Himalayas, Western Himalayas, Western Ghats and Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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

7. Which one of the following is not a lagoon? [2002]

8. Consider the following ecosystems: [2002]
1. Taiga
2. Tropical evergreen
3. Tropical deciduous
4. Tundra
The correct sequence in decreasing order of the Albedo values of these ecosystems is:

9. Which one of the following reflects back more sunlight as compared to other three? [2010]

10. Among the following which planet takes maximum time for one revolution around the Sun? [2003]

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