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

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

2. Consider the following statements: [2000]
1. Tides are of great help in navigation and fishing.
2. High tide enables big ships to enter or leave the harbour safely
3. Tide prevents siltation in the harbours
4. Kandla and Diamond Harbour are tidal ports
Which of these statements are correct?

3. Diamond ring is a phenomenon observed: [1996]

4. Estuaries possess distinct blooms of excessive growth of a pigmented dinofagellates. These blooms are called [1998]

5. 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

6. In the context of space technology, what is "Bhuvan", recently in the news? [2010]

7. Consider the following statements: [2002]
1. Ocean currents are the slow-surface movement of water in the same
2 Ocean currents assist in maintaining the Earth's heat balance
3. Ocean currents are set in motion primarily by prevailing winds
4. Ocean currents are affected by the configuration of the ocean
Which of these statements are correct?

8. Which one of the following stars is nearest to the Earth? [1997]

9. Which one of the following weather conditions is indicated a sudden falls in barometer reading? [2001]

10. Sun's halo is produced by the refraction of light in: [2002]

General Knowledge

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