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

1. Consider the following statements regarding asteroids: [1998]
1. Asteroids are rocky debris of varying sizes orbiting the Sun
2. Most of the asteroids are small but some have diameter as large and 1000 km
3. The orbit of asteroids lies between the orbits of Jupiter and Saturn
Of these statements:

2. The group of small pieces of rock revolving round the sun between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter are called: [1997]

3. Along which one of the following meridians did India experience the first light of the sunrise of the new millennium? [2000]

4. Which one of the following types of coal contains a higher percentage of carbon than the rest? [1999]

5. Given below are two statements one labelled as Assertion (A) and the other labelled as Reason (R). [1996]
Assertion (A): Areas near the equator receive rainfall throughout the year.
Reason (R): High temperatures and high humidity cause convectional rain in most afternoons near the equator.
In the context of the above two statements, which one of the following is correct?

6. Identify the correct order of the process of soil-erosion from the following: [2001]

7. The correct sequence of different layers of the atmosphere from the surface of the Earth upwards is: [1998]

8. Stiglitz Commission established by the President of the United Nations General Assembly was in the international news. The commission was supposed to deal with [2010]

9. A meteor is: [1995]

10. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer by using the codes given below the lists: [1998]
List I (Special characteristic)
A. Smallest planet of the solar system
B. Largest planet of the solar system
C. Planet second from the Sun in the solar system
D. Planet nearest to the Sun
List II(Name of Planet)
1. Mercury
2. Venus
4. Fluto
5. Saturn

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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