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Geography Quiz 05. 02. 2018

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Question 1

Consider the following:
1) Soil is the topmost layer of Lithosphere.
2) Bulk increasing substance and principle nutrients are the compositional constituents of the soil.
3) Bulk increasing substance includes Silica whereas principle nutrients consist of aluminum and iron.
4) It’s a complex mixture of humus and minerals.
Which of the above is/are correct?

Question 2

Consider these statements about Equatorial rainforest biome and choose the correct option.
1) This biome is considered to be the adobe of phototrophs.
2) This biome is known as the Closed Forest of the world as there is restricted penetration of sunlight here due to dense leaf cover.
3) Mahogany, Ebony, Rosewood etc. are among its prominent varieties of trees.

Question 3

Consider the following about Tundra Biome:
1) It is the highest latitudinal terrestrial biome located in 70-80 parallel N/S
2) In Northern hemisphere, long grim winters are combined with brief summers.
3) Southern hemisphere Tundra represents more seasonal characteristics than Northern hemisphere.
Select the correct code:

Question 4

Which of the following are the characteristics of Maritime Tropical Air mass?
1) Developed from trade winds.
2) Very moist/warm.
3) Very low air saturation.
4) High degree of atmospheric stability.
5) Best developed in summer.

Question 5

Which of the following is/are correctly given about Tsunami?
1) Wave height is directly related to depth of its ocean.
2) Increase in height of wave as a result of wave pushing it from behind is known as Shoaling.

Question 6

Which of the following is/are correct about Trade winds?
1) They carry less moisture than westerlies.
2) They are most steady in direction and speed.
3) Trade winds have the widest area.

Question 7

To be considered as social capital, a population must have which of the following characteristics?
1) Civic Engagement
2) Political quality
3) Solidarity, trust and tolerance
4) A strong associational life

Question 8

Which of the following parameters are taken into account while computing Human Development Index (HDI)?
1) Sex-ratio
2) Life expectancy
3) Educational achievement
4) Standard of living

Question 9

Which of the following statements is/are incorrect?
1) Migration leads to the redistribution of the population within a country.
2) Migrants act as agents of social change.
3) Migration leads to segregation of people from diverse cultures
Codes:

Question 10

Which of the following is/are incorrect statement(s)?
1) Thalghat gap is called as “Gateway of Konkan” whereas Bhorghat gap as “Gateway of Mumbai”.
2) The Eastern Ghats makes the typical low lying dissected Azoic construct extensive from river Brahmani to upto Nilgiris.
3) Palghat is the merging point of Western and Eastern Ghats.
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