Physical Geography (Civil Service Examination), Questions and Answers, GK for UPSC, Bank PO & All Exams

1. For short-term climatic predictions, which one of the following events, detected in the last decade, is associated with occasional weak monsoon rains in the India sub-continent? [2002]

2. With reference to soil conservation, consider the following practices: [2010]
1. Crop rotation
2. Sand fences
3. Terracing
4. Wind breaks
Which of the above are considered appropriate methods for soil conservation in India?

3. A geographic region has the following distinct characteristics: [2010]
1. Warm and dry climate
2. Mild and wet winter
3. Evergreen oak trees
The above features are the distinct characteristics of which one of the following regions?

4. In which one of the following oceans Diamantine Trench situated? [2006]

5. In the structure of planet Earth, below the mantle, the core is mainly made up of which one of the following? [2009]

6. Assertion (A): The thickness of the atmosphere is maximum over the Equator.
Reason (R): High insulation and strong convection currents occur over the Equator. [2004]

7. What is the average distance (approximate) between the Sun and the Earth? [2007]

8. Assertion (A): Wind patterns are clockwise in the northern hemisphere and anti-clockwise in the southern hemisphere. Reason (R): The directions of wind patterns in the northern and the southern hemisphere are governed by the Coriolis effect. [2005]

9. Which one among the following covers the highest percentage of forest area in the world? [2003]

10. Consider the following statements: [2005]
1. Total land area of Earth is approximately 1475 lakh square kilometers.
2. Ratio of land area to water area of Earth is approximately 1: 4.
3. Maximum percentage of Earth's water is in the Pacific Ocean.
Which of the statements given above .is/are correct?

General Knowledge

1. World Geography -Test-01
2. World Geography -Test-02
3. World Geography -Test-03
4. Geography of India -Test-01
5. Geography of India -Test-02
6. Geography of India -Test-03
7. Geography of India -Test-04
8. Geography of India -Test-05
9. History of India - Test - 01
10. History of India - Test - 02
11. History of India - Test - 03
12. History of India - Test - 04
13. History of India - Test - 05
14. History of India - Test - 06
15. History of India - Test - 07
16. INM-Test-01
17. INM-Test-02
18. INM-Test-03
19. INM-Test-04
20. INM-Test-05
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