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

1. 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?

2. A geographic region has the following distinct characteristics: [2010]
1. Warm and dry climate
2. Mild and wet winter
3. Evergreen oak trees
The above features are the distinct characteristics of which one of the following regions?

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

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

5. Assertion (A): Existence of human life on Venus is highly improbable.
Reason (R): Venus has extremely high level of carbon dioxide in its atmosphere. [2005]

6. 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?

7. Which one of the following statements is correct? [2005]

8. What causes wind to deflect toward left in the Southern hemisphere? [2010]

9. 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]

10. Consider the following statements: [2005]
1. The axis of the earth's magnetic field is inclined at 23 and half to the geographic axis of the earth.
2. The earth's magnetic pole in the northern hemisphere is located on a peninsula in northern Canada.
3. Earth's magnetic equator passes through Thumba in South India.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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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