DPPGE: 7 March

1.Which of following state is/ are completely lie in Himalayas?
a.    Himachal Pradesh
b.    Sikkim
c.    Himachal Pradesh , Jammu and Kashmir and Uttarakhand
d.   Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir , Sikkim and Arunachal Pradesh

2. Which of following glacier is not located in Karakoram Range?
a.    Siachen
b.    Hipsar
c.    Baltoro
d.    Sonapani

3. Which one of following rivers does not pass through the Himachal Pradesh?
a.    Bias
b.    Ravi
c.    Yamuna
d.    Shyonk

4.    Consider the following statements

1.    As earth rotates from west to east, places in the east see the sun earlier than those in the west.
2.    The revolution of the earth alone causes the variation in the length of the day and night at different times of the year.

Select the correct answer from the following codes
a.    Only 1
b.    Only 2
c.    Both 1 and 2
d.    Neither 1 nor 2

5.   With reference to the altitude of the midday sun.

1.    The sun is vertically overhead at the equator on the two days each year which is termed summer solstice.
2.    When southern hemisphere will have longest day and shortest night, it is termed winter solstice.

Select the correct answer from the following codes

a.    Only 1
b.    Only 2
c.    Both 1 and 2
d.    Neither 1 nor 2

6. Which one of the following is the appropriate reason to consider the Gondwana Rocks as most important of rock systems of India?

a. More than 90% of limestone reserves of India are found in them
b. More than 90% of India’s coal reserves are found in them
c. More than 90% of fertile black cotton soils are spread over them
d. None of the reasons given above is appropriate in this context

7. The latitudes that pass through Sikkim also pass through:

a. Rajasthan
b. Punjab
c. Himachal Pradesh
d. Jammu & Kashmir

8.    Consider the properties of Igneous rocks

1.    They are crystalline in structure
2.    They occur in strata
3.    They do not contain fossils.

Select the correct answer using following codes

a.    1 and 2 only
b.    1 and 3 only
c.    2 and 3 only
d.    1,2 and 3

9. Which of the following infer the shape of earth is spherical?

1.    Circumnavigation of earth
2.    Shadow cast by earth on moon
3.    Driving poles on earth do not give perfect spherical level

Select the correct answer from the following codes

a.    Only 1
b.    Only 1 and 2
c.    Only 2 and 3
d.    1,2 and 3

10. Consider the following statements:
1. Chernogem  soils  grow  in  tall  grass  prairie vegetation.
2. Laterites form in hot and humid climatic conditions.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) I only                         (b)   2 only
(c) Both 1 and 2              (d)   Neither I nor 2


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