(Paper) Model Tests for IAS-Prelims Geography Test Part - 3

Model Tests for IAS-Prelims Geography Test Part - 3


Questions : 

1. Consider the following ecosystems : 1. Taiga 2. Tropical evergreen 3. Tropical decidous 4. Tundra The correct sequence in decreasing order of the albedo values of these ecosystems is
1, 4, 3, 2
4, 1, 2, 3
4, 1, 3, 2
1, 4, 2, 3

2. Volcanic eruptions do not occur in the
Baltic Sea
Black Sea
Caribbean Sea
Caspian Sea

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

4. The high density of population in Nile Valley and Island of Java is primarily due to
intensive agriculture
topographic constraints

5. If the stars are seen to rise perpendicular to the horizon by an observer, he is located on the
Tropic of Cancer
South Pole
North Pole

6. Who amongst the following was the first to state that the earth was spherical?

7. For short-term climatic predictions, which one of the following events, detected in the last decade, is associated withy occasional weak monsoon rains in the Indian sub-continent?
La Nina
Movement of Jet Streams
El Nino and Southern Oscillations
Greenhouse effect on global level

8. Consider the following climatic and geographical phenomena : 1. Condensation 2. High temperature and humidity 3. Orography 4. Vertical wind Thunder Cloud development is due to which of these phenomena ?
1 and 2
2, 3 and 4
1, 3 and 4
1, 2, 3 and 4

9. With reference to India, which one of the following statements is not correct
About one-third of the area of the country records more than 750 millimetres of annual rainfall
The dominant source of irrigation in the country is wells
Alluvial soil is the predominant type of soil in the northern plains of the country
The mountain areas account for about thirty percent of the surface area of the country

10. The correct sequence in decreasing order of the four such arcane producing States in India is:
Maharashtra, U.P., Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh
U.P., Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh
Maharashtra, U.P., Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu
U.P., Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu