Geography Question Mock Papers for NDA/CDS/AFCAT Aspirants Part-1

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Geography Question Mock Papers for NDA/CDS/AFCAT Aspirants Part-1

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     Geography Question Mock Papers for NDA/CDS/AFCAT

1.  The Paithan (Jayakwadi) Hydro-electric project, completed with the help of Japan, is on the river
A.     Ganga    B.     Cauvery
C.     Narmada    D.     Godavari
2. The pass located at the southern end of the Nilgiri Hills in south India is called
A.     the Palghat gap
B.     the Bhorghat pass
C.     the Thalgat pass
D.     the Bolan pass
Question 3.      Which of the following factors are responsible for the rapid growth of sugar production in south India as compared to north India?

I  Higher per acre field of sugarcane
II Higher sucrose content of sugarcane
III Lower labour cost
IV  Longer crushing period

A.     I and II
B.     I, II and III
C.     I, III and IV
D.     I, II and IV

Question 4.      The principal copper deposits of India lie in which of the following places?
A.     Hazaribag and Singbhum of Bihar
B.     Khetri and Daribo areas of Rajasthan
C.     Anantapur in Andhra Pradesh
D.     Siwaliks in Uttar Pradesh and in Karnataka

Question 5. Which of the following are true regarding Jhum cultivation in India?

I   It is largely practiced in Assam
II  It is referred to as ‘slash and burn’ technique
III   In it, the fertility is exhausted in a few years
A.     I, II and III
B.     II and III
C.     I and II
D.     I and III

Question 6.      Which among the following is/are the major factor/factors responsible for the monsoon type of climate in India?

I  Location
II  Thermal contrast
III  Upper air circulation
IV  Inter-tropical convergence zone
A.     I
B.     II, III
C.     II, III and IV
D.     I, II, III and IV

Question 7. What is the predominant type of Indian agriculture?
A.     Commercial agriculture
B.     Extensive agriculture
C.     plantation agriculture
D.     subsistence agriculture

Question 8. Which of the following has a potential for harnessing of tidal energy in India?
A.     Gulf of Cambay
B.     Gulf of Mannar
C.     Backwaters of Kerala
D.     Chilka lake

Question 9.      The typical area of sal forest in the Indian peninsular upland occurs
A.     on the western ghats
B.     between the Tapti and the Narmada
C.     to the north-east of the Godavari
D.     on the Malwa plateau

Question 10. Three important rivers of the Indian subcontinent have their sources near the Mansarover Lake in the Great Himalayas. These rivers are
A.     Indus, Jhelum and Sutlej
B.     Brahmaputra, Sutlej and Yamuna
C.     Brahmaputra, Indus and Sutlej
D.     Jhelum, Sutlej and Yamuna

Question 11.The most plausible explanation for the location of the Thar desert in western India is
A.     the obstruction caused by the Aravalis to the rain-bearing wind that proceeds to the Ganga Valley
B.     the evaporation of moisture by heat
C.     the absence of mountains to the north of Rajasthan to cause orographic rainfall in it
D.     that the moisture carried by the South-west monsoon is driven away by the dry upper air current

Question 12. Which of the following food grain crops occupies the largest part of the cropped area in India?
A.     Barley and maize
B.     Jowar and bajra
C.     Rice
D.     Wheat

Question 13. The oldest rocks in India are reported from
A.     Dharwar region, Karnataka
B.     Aravalli range, Rajasthan
C.     Vindhyan range, Madhya Pradesh
D.     Siwalik range, Punjab

Question 14. Which of the following groups of states has the largest deposits of iron ore?
A.     Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka
B.     Bihar and Orissa
C.     Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra
D.     West Bengal and Assam

Question 15.      The Shimla Convention is an agreement that sets
A.     Shimla as a tourist spot
B.     Shimla as the capital of Himachal Pradesh
C.     boundary between India and Tibet
D.     None of the above

Question 16. Unlike other parts of the Indian Coast, fishing industry has not developed along the Saurashtra coast because
A.     there are few indentions suitable for fishing
B.     of overwhelming dependence on agriculture and animal husbandary
C.     the sea water is relatively more saline
D.     of industrial development leading to widespread pollution of coastal area

Question 17. Which of the following measures are effective for soil conservation in India?
I Avoiding crop rotation
II Afforestation
III Encouraging the use of chemical fertilizers
IV Limiting shifting cultivation
A.     I and II
B.     II and IV
C.     III and IV
D.     I, II and III

Question 18. Which of the following areas or regions is most prone to earthquakes?
A.     Ganga-Brahmaputra valley
B.     Deccan plateau
C.     Plains of northern India
D.     Western ghats

Question 19. Which of the following are true with respect to the Indian Peninsular Plateau?

I The southern plateau block is formed mainly of granite and gneiss
II The Deccan lava plateau is an elevated tableland consisting of horizontally arranged lava sheets
III  The Malwa plateau dominates the Vindhyan scraps, forming the northern flank of the plateau
IV  The trough of the Narmada and Tapti are interposed between the Vindhyan and the Satpura ranges

A.     I, II and III
B.     I and II
C.     I, II, III and IV
D.     I, III and IV

Question 20.   The significant shifts in Indian agriculture during green revolution include
A.     non-food grains reported some spectacular progress and shift in the cropping pattern
B.     major food grains, in the eastern regions productions decreased and in the northern states increased
C.     both (a) and (b)
D.     None of the above

Ans 1. d
Ans 2. a
Ans 3. d
Ans 4. a
Ans 5. a
Ans 6. d
Ans 7. d
Ans 8. a
Ans 9. d
Ans 10.c
Ans 11. c
Ans 12. b
Ans 13. a
Ans 14. b
Ans 15. c
Ans 16. c
Ans 17. b
Ans 18. a
Ans 19. c
Ans 20. c

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