Daily Problem Practice for Geography and Environment (DPPGE): 5 March

DPPGE: 5 March

1.Which one of the following terms best defines South Asia as a region?
(a) Physiographic           (b)   Economic
(c) Geographic                (d)   Political

2. Dead Sea is situated in which one of the following?
(a) A Rift Valley
(b) An Intermontane Plateau
(c) Intermontane Plains
(d) Canyons

3. Koyana River is tributary of :
(a)    Krishna
(b)    Narmada
(c)    Cauvery
(d)    Sabarmati

4. Which of the following statements regarding lacerate soils of India are correct?

1. They are generally red in colour.
2. They are rich in nitrogen and potash.
3. They are well-developed in Rajasthan and UP.
4. Tapioca and cashew nuts grow well on these soils.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

(a)   1, 2 and 3                (b) 2, 3 and 4
(c)   1 and 4                    (d) 2 and 3 only

5. Assertion (A): the linear distance of a degree of latitude at the pole is a little longer than that at the equator.
Reason (R): the is slightly flattened at the poles

Select the correct answer from the following codes

(a)    A and R is correct. R is correct explanation of A
(b)    A and R is correct. But R is not correct explanation of A
(c)    A is false, R is true
(d)    A is true, R is false

6. Assertion  (A) :  In  Gondwava  coal,  the  carbon percentage is rarely above 30.
Reason (R): Abundant phosphoric acid and silica give these soils the particular colour and texture.

Select the correct answer from the following codes

(a)    A and R is correct. R is correct explanation of A
(b)    A and R is correct. But R is not correct explanation of A
(c)    A is false, R is true
(d)    A is true, R is false

7.    With reference to constituents of earth crust, which of the following is true?

1.    The continents are formed by basaltic rocks comprising ‘sima’.
2.    The ocean floors are formed by granitic rocks comprising ‘sial’.
3.    sial is lighter than sima .

select the correct answer using following codes

(a)    only2
(b)    only 1 and 2
(c)    only 3
(d)    1,2 and 3

8. Consider the following statements:

1. The duration of the monsoon decreases from southern India to northern India.
2. The amount of annual rainfall in the northern plains of India decreases from east to west.

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

9.    Which of following statement is correct about the hot and cold currents?
a.    Area where the hot and cold currents meet is very productive site
b.    Area where the hot and cold current meet is very unproductive.
c.     All warm current emerges from the poles
d.    All of the above

10. Consider the following statements:
I)    Lowermost layer of atmosphere is called Troposphere
II)   Height of Troposphere is more at pole and lesser near the equator
III)  Height of Troposphere is more at equator and lesser near the pole
Which of above statement is / are true about the Troposphere?
a.    I only
b.    I and III
c.    All of the above
d.    1and II

Which one of the following rivers has a cuspate delta?
(a) Mississippi                 (b)   Niger
(c) Nile                             (d)    Tiber

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