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: [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?

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

4. Assertion (A): To orbit around the Sun the planet Mars takes lesser time than the time taken by the Earth.
Reason (R) : The diameter of the planet mars is less than that of Earth. [2006]

5. Which one of the following statements is correct with reference to our solar system? [2002]

6. Consider the following statements: [2007]
1. The annual range of temperature is greater in the Pacific Ocean than that in the Atlantic Ocean.
2. The annual range of temperature is greater in the Northern Hemisphere than that in the Southern Hemisphere.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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

8. What is the average distance (approximate) between the Sun and the Earth? [2007]

9. 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?

10. 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?

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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