[IAS] Daily Problem Practice for Geography and Environment (DPPGE): 27 February

DPPGE: 27 February

1. Which one of the following pairs is correctly matched?

Geographical  Feature                    Region

(a) Abyssinian Plateau :                              Arabia

(b) Atlas Mountains :                                    North-Western Africa

(c) Guiana Highlands :                                South-Western Africa

(d) Okavango Basin :                                    Patagonia

2. Match  List-I  with  List-II  and  select  the  correct answer  using the  code  given  below  the Lists:

List-l                                 List-II
(District)                           (Rich source  of )
A   Almora                         1.  Gypsum
B    Bikaner                        2.  Kyanite
C    Singhbhum                   3.  Magnesite
Code  .`
A    B       C
(a)     3       1       2
(b)     3       2       1
(c)     2        1       3
(d)      1        3      2

3. Consider the following statements :

1. Screw pines (Pandamts tectorius) are commonly found in  Montane  wet  temperate  forests.
2. Sal (Shorea robusta)  is  one of  the  trees  found in the sub-Himalayan tract from Kangra district in Himachal  Pradesh  to  the  Darrang  and Nowgong  districts  of  Assam.

Which of the statements given above is/ are correct ?

(a) 1  only

(b)  2  only

(c) Both  1  and 2

(d)  Neither  1  nor  2

4. Match  List-I  with  List-II  and  select  the  correct answer using the code given  below the Lists:

List-I                                         List~II
(Name  of  Confluence)          (River  merging  with Alaknanda)

A. Vishnu Prayag             1.  Bhagirathi
B. Karna Prayag              2.  Mandakini
C. Rudra Prayag              3.  Pindar
D. Deva Prayag               4.  Dhauli Ganga

A       B      C      D
(a)     1       2       3       4
(b)     1       3       2       4
(c)     4      2      3       1
(d)     4       3       2       1

5. Consider the following  statements:

1. In the wet temperate forests at above 1500 m on the Nilgiris and Anaimalais, the Magnolias and Rhododendrons are commonly  found.

2. Tropical dry evergreen forests are mostly found in Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and  Orissa.

Which  of  the  statements  given   above  is  / are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b)  2 only

(c) Both  1  and 2

(d)  Neither  1  nor  2

6. Niagara  Falls  is  located  between  which  of  the following pairs of lakes

(a) Lake Superior and Lake Huron

(b) Lake Huron and Lake Erie

(c) Lake Erie and Lake Ontario

(d) Lake Ontario and Lake Huron

7. Consider the following statements :

1. In India, groundnut crop is raised mostly during the Kharif  season under  rainfed  conditions.
2. In India, tobacco is cultivated only in black cotton soils.

Which of the statements given above is / are correct ?

(a) 1 only

(b)  2 only

(c) Both  1  and 2

(d)  Neither 1  nor 2

8. Match the following:

A Mica
B Diamond
C  Manganese
D  Copper

1. Chindwara
2. Bellary
3. Panna
4. Hazaribag

Code :

A  B  C  D

(a) 1  2  3  4

(b) 1  3  2  4

(c) 4  3  2  1

(d) 4  2  3  1

9. The  Hkakabo Razi  (5885  m),  the highest point in mainland South-East Asia, is at the border between which of the  following  ?

(a) China and Myanmar

(b) China and Vietnam

(c) Cambodia and Laos

(d) Cambodia and Thailand

10. Choose the correct option:

Assertion (A): For the onset of wet summer monsoons of India, the South-East trade Winds over  Indian  Ocean  cross  the  equator and  recurve into a Southwesterly flow.

Reason  (R): The  Northeasterly surface  winds  of Siberian  High  blowing  towards  south  Asia  Cause the  deflection  of these  winds.

a. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A.
b. Both A and R are true but R is not the correct explanation of A.
c. A is true but R is false.
d. A is false but R is true.