Geography MCQs UPSC Prelims Exam

Geography Competitive Exam Prep. – 19

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Que (451):
On moving from a pole to the equator what we find in population of plants and animals?
A. Increase
B. Decrease
C. Constant
D. No change

Increase
nan




Que (452):
Petroleum is generally found in which rocks?
A. Folded marine sedimentary rocks
B. Sdimentary rocks
C. Metamorphic rocks
D. 7th layer of soil

Folded marine sedimentary rocks
nan




Que (453):
Which Rocks are formed by the solidification of lava on the earth’s surface?
A. Metamorphic
B. Sedimentary
C. Basalts
D. A and C

Basalts
nan




Que (454):
Which is the highest grade of coal whose surface is shining and has the highest calorific value?
A. Anthacite
B. Lignite
C. Bituminous coal
D. all of these

Anthracite
nan




Que (455):
Arakan Yoma is the extension of the Himalayas located in which country?
A. Bhutan
B. Nepal
C. China
D. Myanmar

Myanmar
nan




Que (456):
Which is most prone to earthquakes?
A. Young folded mountains
B. Fault block Mountains
C. Dome Mountains
D. Plateau Mountains

Young folded mountains
nan




Que (457):
Indian Army’s School of Artillery is located at which place?
A. Dehu
B. Pune
C. Deolali
D. Shankar Vihar

Deolali
nan




Que (458):
At which city is Largest mint in India located?
A. Kolkata
B. Chennai
C. Delhi
D. Mumbai

Kolkata
nan




Que (459):
Which state has the largest forest area to its total land area?
A. Assam
B. Mizoram
C. Bhopal
D. Manipur

Mizoram
nan




Que (460):
Which plain formed due to the weathering of lime stone?
A. Punjab Plains
B. Ganga Plains
C. Himalayan Plains
D. Karst plains

Karst plains
nan




Que (461):
Trees in tropical deciduous forest shed their leaves in which season?
A. Monsoon season
B. Summer season
C. Snow
D. Dry season

Dry season
nan




Que (462):
Where is the Central Food Technology Research Institute situated?
A. Mysore
B. Chennai
C. Kerla
D. Karnataka

Mysore
nan




Que (463):
Which is the planet whose length of day and the tilt of its axis are almost identical to those of the earth?
A. Mars
B. Jupiter
C. Saturn
D. Uranus

Mars
nan




Que (464):
Which is the hottest planet?
A. Venus
B. Mars
C. Uranus
D. Neptune

Venus
nan




Que (465):
What is the distance between two consecutive longitudes (910 E and 920 E) at-the Poles?
A. 10 km
B. 20 km
C. 0 km
D. 60 km

0 km
nan




Que (466):
How many kilometres are represented by 10 deg of latitude?
A. 111 km
B. 112 km
C. 113 km
D. 114 km

111 km
nan




Que (467):
The highest annual precipitation occurs in which basin?
A. Hudson basin
B. Congo basin
C. Nile basin
D. Amazon basin

Amazon basin
nan




Que (468):
What is Snow line?
A. The altitude above which snow never melts
B. The altitude above which snow melts
C. The altitude below which snow never melts
D. The altitude below which snow melts

The altitude above which snow never melts
nan




Que (469):
In which type of rocks are metals like gold and copper mostly found?
A. Basalt
B. Old sedimentary
C. Metamorphic
D. Old Igneous

Old Igneous
nan




Que (470):
Which is a metamorphic rock?
A. Chalk
B. Slate
C. Marble
D. none of these

Slate
nan




Que (471):
The 38th parallel separates which countries?
A. North Korea
B. China
C. South Korea
D. A and B

North Korea and South Korea
nan




Que (472):
Which is the highest peak in South India?
A. Himalaya
B. Anaimudi
C. K2
D. none of these

Anaimudi
nan




Que (473):
Zozila Pass connects regions?
A. Ladhak and Srinagar
B. Leh and Ladhak
C. Leh and Srinagar
D. none of these

Leh and Sri nagar
nan




Que (474):
Which is the ‘Slack Season’ in the Indian Economy?
A. Jan-April
B. Jan-December
C. Jan-June
D. March-June

Jan-June
nan




Que (475):
Aretes are sharp ridges which develop between adjacent?
A. Walls
B. Edges
C. Cirques
D. All of these

Cirques
nan




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