physical geography

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


1. When Leander Paes won the "mixed doubles" at the US Open in the year 2008, who of the following was his partner? [2009]


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


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


4. 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:


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



6. In the middle of the year 2008 the Parliament of which one of the following countries became the first in the world to enact a Climate Act by passing "The Climate Change Accountability Bill"? [2009]


7. 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?


8. 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?


9. Which one of the following scholars suggested the earth's origin from gases and dust particles? [1999]


10. Elephant pass, which is frequently in the news, is mentioned of the affairs of which one of the following? [2009]


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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