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UPSC Geography Mini-Mock 5

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Question 1

Choose the correct statement(s):
1) The natural growth is analysed by crude birth rate, death rates, inward and outward movement of people in any given area.
2) The decadal and annual growth rates of population in India are both very high and steadily increasing over time.

Question 2

Consider the following:
1) The number of female workers is relatively high in tertiary sector.
2) The proportion of workers in agricultural sector in India has shown an incline over the last few decades.
Which of the above is/are correct?

Question 3

Consider the following regarding migration and choose the correct statements(s):
1) Migration is a response to the uneven distribution of opportunities over space.
2) A major benefit for the source region is the remittance sent by migrants.
3) Age and skill selective out migration from the rural area have adverse effect on the rural demographic structure.

Question 4

Consider these:
1) Present day development model is being widely considered as the prime cause of the social distributive injustices, deterioration in the quality of life and human development, ecological crisis and social unrest.
2) Most systematic efforts towards this were taken by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
3) World Human Development Report is published every two years.
4) This report does not only define human development, make amendments and changes its indicators but also ranks all the countries.
Which of the above is/are correct?

Question 5

Identify the type of rural settlement:
1) General living area is distinct and separated from the surrounding farms, barns and pastures.
2) Streets present some recognisable pattern or geometric shape. 
3) Such settlements are generally found in fertile alluvial plains and in the northeastern states.

Question 6

Which of the following is not true about hamleted settlements?
1) Isolated huts in remote jungles, or on small hills.
2) Fragmented into several units physically separated from each other , locally called panna, para, etc.
3) This segmentation of a large village is often motivated by social and ethnic factors

Question 7

Functional Classification of Towns is an important part of classifying urban settlement. Based on your understanding, match the following:

Question 8

Consider the following statements:
1) In iron and steel industries, iron ore and coal both are weight-gaining raw materials.
2) Industries using weight-gaining raw materials are located in the regions where raw materials are located.

Which of the statements given above is/are incorrect?

Question 9

Which of the following are major industrial regions of India?
1) Ambala-Amritsar
2) Vishakhapatnam-Guntur Region
3) Allahabad-Varanasi-Mirzapur
4) Bengaluru-Tamil Nadu Region
5) Kollam-Thiruvananthapuram Region
Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

Question 10

Production of calicos belongs to which industry?
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