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Q1

Consider the following islands:

1. Mauna Loa

2. Galapagos

3. Marshall Islands

4. Mauritius

Which of the above islands or groups of islands are volcanic in nature?

Q2

Consider the following statements:

1. Unlike the coral islands, the volcanic islands are very much lower and emerge just above the water surface.

2. Oceanic islands can be either Volcanic Island or Coral island.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q3

With reference to ocean currents and waves, which of the following statements is/are correct?

1. Ocean currents are the horizontal motion of water while the waves are the vertical motion of water.

2. Both the ocean currents and waves cause movement of water from one place to another.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

Q4

In which of the locations of the world is Laurentian Climate found?

1. Eastern part of Argentina

2. North America

3. Siberia

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

Q5

With reference to ‘Red coral’, consider the following statements:

1. They secrete a comparatively high amount of calcium carbonate and build reef very quickly.

2. They are found in the Mediterranean Sea.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 

Q6

With reference to the recent development of the Arctic region, consider the following statements:

1. New ports on the Arctic seaboard of Eurasia has made it possible to ship timber and fur from Siberia. 

2. New settlements have sprung up because of the discovery of minerals.

3. New railway lines have been constructed in the region. 

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 

Q7

Which of the following factors is/are responsible for the occurrence of Tides?

1. The rotation of the earth

2. The gravitational forces exerted by the Sun

3. The gravitational forces exerted by the Moon

Select the correct answers using the code given below:

 

Q8

Which of the following statements is/are correct about cool temperate eastern margin climate?

1. There is no distinct summer in this climatic region. 

2. The rainy season begins in May and lasts till September in this climatic region. 

3. There is the presence of cooling effects of the off-shore cold currents from the Arctic. 

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

 

Q9

Consider the following gas composition of the atmosphere

  1. Nitrogen
  2. Oxygen
  3. Argon
  4. Carbon dioxide
  5. Neon

Arrange these gases in the decreasing order

 

Q10

Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding the structure of the atmosphere?

  1. Temperature decreases steadily with increase in height.
  2. Thickness of the troposphere is highest at the equator and lowest at the poles.
  3. Ionosphere layer is responsible for radio transmission on earth.

Select the correct answer using the option given below

 

Q11

Which of the following factors influence the temperature of the air at any place?

  1. Latitude
  2. Altitude
  3. Distance from the sea
  4. Ocean currents

Select the correct code using the option given below

 

Q12

Which of the following statement is incorrect?

Q13

Consider the following pairs about the Ocean Current

  1. Gulf Stream Current - Cold 
  2. Falkland Current - Cold 
  3. Mozambique Current - Warm 

Which of the following pairs given above is/are correct?

 

Q14

 Consider the following statements

  1. The top layer of warm oceanic water is about 500 m thick with temperatures ranging between 300C to 400C.
  2. The second layer is characterised by a rapid decrease in temperature with increasing depth.

Which of the statement given above is/are Incorrect?

 

Q15

Which of the factors responsible for ocean currents?

  1. The Planetary winds
  2. Temperatures
  3. Salinity
  4. The earth rotation around the sun
  5. Obstruction from land

Select the correct code using the option given below

 

Q16

Consider the following statement

  1. This region has an annual precipitation of less than 25 cm.
  2. The xerophytic plant is the predominant vegetation in these regions.
  3. The average summer temperature of these regions is around 860F.

Which of the following regions has the above conditions?

 

Q17

Which of the following group of inhabitants reside in the Hot deserts and the Mid Latitude Desert Climate?

  1. Bedouin Arabs
  2. Bushmen
  3. Bindibu
  4. Tuaregs

Select the correct code using the option given below

Which of the following group of inhabitants reside in the Hot deserts and the Mid Latitude Desert Climate?

  1. Bedouin Arabs
  2. Bushmen
  3. Bindibu
  4. Tuaregs

Select the correct code using the option given below

 

Q18

Which of the factors affecting the development of Equatorial Regions?

  1. Excessive heat and high humidity
  2. Rapid deterioration of tropical soil
  3. Prevalence of bacteria and insect pests

Select the correct code using the option given below

 

Q19

Which of the following Local Winds are generated in the Mediterranean Sea region?

  1. Sirocco
  2. Mistral
  3. Harmattan
  4. Norte
  5. Fohn

Select the correct code using the option given below

 

Q20

Which of the following are the characteristics of Temperate Continental Climate?

  1. Summers are very warm
  2. The average rainfall may be taken as about 45 cm
  3. The annual range of temperature is great

Select the correct code using the option given below

 

Q1.

Consider the following islands:

1. Mauna Loa

2. Galapagos

3. Marshall Islands

4. Mauritius

Which of the above islands or groups of islands are volcanic in nature?

a) 3 only
b) 1, 2 and 4 only
c) 2 and 4 only
d) 1, 2, 3 and 4
Q2.

Consider the following statements:

1. Unlike the coral islands, the volcanic islands are very much lower and emerge just above the water surface.

2. Oceanic islands can be either Volcanic Island or Coral island.

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
Q3.

With reference to ocean currents and waves, which of the following statements is/are correct?

1. Ocean currents are the horizontal motion of water while the waves are the vertical motion of water.

2. Both the ocean currents and waves cause movement of water from one place to another.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2
Q4.

In which of the locations of the world is Laurentian Climate found?

1. Eastern part of Argentina

2. North America

3. Siberia

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

a) 1 only
b) 2 and 3 only
c) 1 and 2 only
d) 1, 2 and 3
Q5.

With reference to ‘Red coral’, consider the following statements:

1. They secrete a comparatively high amount of calcium carbonate and build reef very quickly.

2. They are found in the Mediterranean Sea.

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
Q6.

With reference to the recent development of the Arctic region, consider the following statements:

1. New ports on the Arctic seaboard of Eurasia has made it possible to ship timber and fur from Siberia. 

2. New settlements have sprung up because of the discovery of minerals.

3. New railway lines have been constructed in the region. 

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 

a) 1 only
b) 2 and 3 only
c) 1 and 2 only
d) 1, 2 and 3
Q7.

Which of the following factors is/are responsible for the occurrence of Tides?

1. The rotation of the earth

2. The gravitational forces exerted by the Sun

3. The gravitational forces exerted by the Moon

Select the correct answers using the code given below:

 

a) 1 and 3 only
b) 2 and 3 only
c) 1 only
d) 1, 2 and 3
Q8.

Which of the following statements is/are correct about cool temperate eastern margin climate?

1. There is no distinct summer in this climatic region. 

2. The rainy season begins in May and lasts till September in this climatic region. 

3. There is the presence of cooling effects of the off-shore cold currents from the Arctic. 

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

 

a) 3 only
b) 1 and 2 only
c) 2 and 3 only
d) 1, 2 and 3
Q9.

Consider the following gas composition of the atmosphere

  1. Nitrogen
  2. Oxygen
  3. Argon
  4. Carbon dioxide
  5. Neon

Arrange these gases in the decreasing order

 

a) 2 1 3 4 5
b) 1 2 3 4 5
c) 3 2 1 5 4
d) 1 2 3 5 4
Q10.

Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding the structure of the atmosphere?

  1. Temperature decreases steadily with increase in height.
  2. Thickness of the troposphere is highest at the equator and lowest at the poles.
  3. Ionosphere layer is responsible for radio transmission on earth.

Select the correct answer using the option given below

 

a) 2 only
b) 1 and 2 only
c) 1 and 3 only
d) 2 and 3 only
Q11.

Which of the following factors influence the temperature of the air at any place?

  1. Latitude
  2. Altitude
  3. Distance from the sea
  4. Ocean currents

Select the correct code using the option given below

 

a) 2 and 3 only
b) 1, 3 and 4 only
c) 1 and 4 only
d) 1, 2, 3 and 4 only
Q12.

Which of the following statement is incorrect?

a) A thunderstorm is the well-grown cumulonimbus cloud
b) Hails are formed when the cloud extends to heights where the sub-zero temperature prevails.
c) When there is less or no moisture, a thunderstorm can generate dust storms.
d) A tornado is a vortex of rapidly moving air associated with some severe thunderstorms and occurs in the equator only.
Q13.

Consider the following pairs about the Ocean Current

  1. Gulf Stream Current - Cold 
  2. Falkland Current - Cold 
  3. Mozambique Current - Warm 

Which of the following pairs given above is/are correct?

 

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) 1 and 3 only
d) 2 and 3 only
Q14.

 Consider the following statements

  1. The top layer of warm oceanic water is about 500 m thick with temperatures ranging between 300C to 400C.
  2. The second layer is characterised by a rapid decrease in temperature with increasing depth.

Which of the statement given above is/are Incorrect?

 

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2
Q15.

Which of the factors responsible for ocean currents?

  1. The Planetary winds
  2. Temperatures
  3. Salinity
  4. The earth rotation around the sun
  5. Obstruction from land

Select the correct code using the option given below

 

a) 1, 2, 3 and 5 only
b) 1, 2, 3 and 4 only
c) 2, 3, 4 and 5 only
d) 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5
Q16.

Consider the following statement

  1. This region has an annual precipitation of less than 25 cm.
  2. The xerophytic plant is the predominant vegetation in these regions.
  3. The average summer temperature of these regions is around 860F.

Which of the following regions has the above conditions?

 

a) Great Australian Desert
b) West African Sudan
c) Indian Sub-Continent
d) Cameron Highlands in Malaysia
Q17.

Which of the following group of inhabitants reside in the Hot deserts and the Mid Latitude Desert Climate?

  1. Bedouin Arabs
  2. Bushmen
  3. Bindibu
  4. Tuaregs

Select the correct code using the option given below

Which of the following group of inhabitants reside in the Hot deserts and the Mid Latitude Desert Climate?

  1. Bedouin Arabs
  2. Bushmen
  3. Bindibu
  4. Tuaregs

Select the correct code using the option given below

 

a) 1, 2 and 3 only
b) 1, 2 and 4 only
c) 2, 3 and 4 only
d) 1, 2, 3 and 4
Q18.

Which of the factors affecting the development of Equatorial Regions?

  1. Excessive heat and high humidity
  2. Rapid deterioration of tropical soil
  3. Prevalence of bacteria and insect pests

Select the correct code using the option given below

 

a) 1 and 2 only
b) 1 and 3 only
c) 2 and 3 only
d) 1, 2 and 3
Q19.

Which of the following Local Winds are generated in the Mediterranean Sea region?

  1. Sirocco
  2. Mistral
  3. Harmattan
  4. Norte
  5. Fohn

Select the correct code using the option given below

 

a) 1, 3 and 4 only
b) 1, 2 and 5 only
c) 2, 3 and 4 only
d) 3, 4 and 5 only
Q20.

Which of the following are the characteristics of Temperate Continental Climate?

  1. Summers are very warm
  2. The average rainfall may be taken as about 45 cm
  3. The annual range of temperature is great

Select the correct code using the option given below

 

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