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

1. 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?

2. 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?

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. 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?

6. 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]

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

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

9. Which one among the following covers the highest percentage of forest area in the world? [2003]

10. 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]

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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