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

1. Assertion (A): Wind patterns are clockwise in the northern hemisphere and anti-clockwise in the southern hemisphere. Reason (R): The directions of wind patterns in the northern and the southern hemisphere are governed by the Coriolis effect. [2005]

2. For short-term climatic predictions, which one of the following events, detected in the last decade, is associated with occasional weak monsoon rains in the India sub-continent? [2002]

3. In order of their distances from the Sun, which of the following planets lie between Mars and Uranus? [2008]

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

6. Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched? [2005]

7. Where is the volcanic mountain, Mount St. Helens is located? [2005]

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

9. Assertion (A) : The same face of the Moon is always presented to the Earth.
Reason (R): The Moon rotates about its own axis in 23 and half days which is about the same time that is takes to orbit the Earth. [2005]

10. 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?

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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