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. Consider the following statements: [2002]
1. In equatorial regions, the year is divided into four main seasons
2. In Mediterranean region, summer receives more rain.
3. In China type climate; rainfall occurs throughout the year
4. Tropical highlands exhibit vertical zonation of different climates
Which of these statements are correct?

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

4. In which one of the following oceans Diamantine Trench situated? [2006]

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

7. 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?

8. 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]

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

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