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

1. Quartzite is metamorphosed from: [2001]

2. Given below are two statements, one labelled as Assertion (A) and the other labelled as Reason (R): [1996]
Assertion (A): Mangroves are very specialised forest eco-systems of tropical and sub-tropical regions bordering certain sea coasts.
Reason (R): They stabilise the shoreline and act as bulwark against encroachments by sea.
In the context of the above two statements, which one of the following is correct?

3. Assertion (A): During the Neap Tides. The high tide is lower and the low tide is higher than usual. Reason (R): The Neap Tide, unlike the Spring Tide, occurs on the New Moon instead of on the Full Moon. [2001]

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

5. Willy Willy is: [1995]

6. 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:

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

8. Consider the following statements made about the sedimentary rocks: [2001]
1. Sedimentary rocks are formed at earth's surface by the hydrological system
2. The formation of sedimentary rocks involves the weathering of preexisting rocks
3. Sedimentary rocks contain fossils
4. Sedimentary rocks typically occur in layers
Which of these statements are correct?

9. In the earth's direction of rotation is reversed, what should be the 1ST when it is noon at the International Date Line? [1997]

10. Which one of the following factors is responsible for the change in the regular direction of the ocean currents in the Indian Ocean? [1997]

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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