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

1. 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?

2. Assertion (A): Unlike temperate forests, the tropical rain forests, if cleared, can yield productive farmland that can support intensive agriculture for several years even without chemical fertilizers.
Reason (R): The primary productivity of the tropical rain forest is very high when compared to that of temperate forests. [2003]

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

4. 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]

5. 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:

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

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

8. Assertion (A): The surface winds spiral inwards upon the centre of the cyclone.
Reason (R): Air descends in the centre of the cyclone. [2002]

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

10. 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]

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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