UPSC  Geography

1. Which of the following states border Uttar Pradesh?
1. Punjab
2. Rajasthan
3. Chhattisgarh
4. Jharkhand
Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

1,2,3 and 4 2,3 and 4 1 and 4 1 and 3

2. With reference to the Classification of Natural Disasters, Consider the following statements:
1. Broadly, natural disasters can be classified under four categories: atmospheric, Terrestrial, Aquatic and Biological.
2. Bird flu, dengue are example of Aquatic Disaster.
3. India has experienced all the four kind of natural disaster.
Select the correct answer using the code given below

1 only 1 and 2 only 1, 2 and 3 1 and 3 only

3. Tropical cyclones are intense low pressure areas confined to the area lying between

30 degree north and 30 degree south. 50 degree north and 50 degree south. 50 degree north and 30 degree south. 5 degree north and 5 degree south.

4. Match List I (National Park/sanctuary) with List II (State) and select the correct answer
A. Kanger Ghati National 1. Chhattisgarh Park
B. Nagerhole National 2. Haryana Park
C. Kugti Wildlife sanctuary 3. Himachal Pradesh
D. Sultanpur Bird sanctuary 4. Karnataka

A-3; B-2;C-1; D-4 A-1;B-4; C-3; D-2 A-3; B-4;C-1; D-2 A-1; B-2;C-3; D-4

5. Consider the following statements:
1. The forest cover in India constitutes around 20% of its geographical area. Out of the total forest cover, dense forest constitutes around 40%.
2. The National Forestry Action Programme aims at bringing one third of the area of India under tree forest cover.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

1 only 2 only Both 1 and 2 Neither 1 nor 2

6. What is the correct sequence of the rivers-Godavari, mahanadi">mahanadi, Narmada and Tapi in the descending order of their lengths?

Godavari-Mahanadi-Narmada-Tapi Godavari-Narmada-Mahanadi-Tapi Narmada-Godavari-Tapi-Mahanadi Narmada-Tapi-Godavari-Mahanadi

7. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer
List I (Climatic conditions)
A. Madras is warmer than Calcutta
B. Snowfall in Himalayas
C. Rainfall decreases from West Bengal to Punjab
D. Sutlej-Ganga Plain gets some rain in winter
List II (Reasons)
1. North-East Monsoon
2. altitude
3. Western depressions
4. Distance from sea
5. Latitude

A-1; B-2; C-4; D-5 A-4; B-5; C-1; D-3 A-5; B-2; C-4; D-3 A-5; B-1; C-3; D-4

8. The Indian Tsunami Early Warning Centre (ITEWC). established at Indian National Centre for ocean Information Sciences is located in

Chennai Goa Kochi Hyderabad

9. Consider the following rivers
1. Kishenganga
2. ganga
3. Wainganga
4. Penganga
The correct sequence of these rivers when arranged in the north-south direction is

1,2,3,4 2,1,3,4 2,1,4,3 1,2,4,3

10. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer:
List I
A. Deccan Traps
B. Western Ghats
C. aravalli
D. Narmada-Tapi alluvial deposits
List II
1.Late cenozoic
2. Pre-cambrian
3. Cretaceous Eocene
4.Cambrian
5. Pleistocene

A-3; B-5; C-1; D-4 A-3; B-1; C-2; D-5 A-2; 6-1; C-3; D-4 A-l; B-4; C-2; D-5

 

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