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Sunday, December 30, 2007

Geography RAS Prel 2007

GEOGRAPHY

1
The first scientific attempt for the demarcation of agricultural regions of the world was made by
Whittlesey. D.

2
"The Present is the Key to the Past." This statement was made by
Hutton

James hutton, Uniformitarianian

3
Arrange the following in a chronolgical order and select the correct answer using the code given below : �. 1. Gunj, 2. Mindal, 3. Riss, 4. Wurm
?

4
The dinosaurs first appeared on the earth surface during the
Triassic Period

5
Which one of the following is the most fine grained extrusive rock ?
Basalt

6
The 'Aurora Borealis' occurs in the
Ionosphere

7
Match list-I with list and select the correct answer using the code given below : List-I (Ridge/Plateau) (A) Amsterdam-St. Paul Plateau �. List-II (Ocean) 1. North Pacific Ocean
A 2, B 3, C 4, D 1

8
Which one of the following soils has the largest percentage of the land area of the world ?
Aridisols

9
The concept of Peneplain was propounded by
Davis

10
Consider the following statement and select correct answer from the codes given below : Assertion (A) : The islands along the mid Atlantic Ridge are highly prone to voleanie activity. Reason (R) : The sea floor spreading is the main cause of earthquakes in the Atlantic Ocean
Both A and R are true and R is correct explanation of A

11
The salinity of the oceans is maximum in the
Tropical region

12
Arrange the following lakes in descending order according to area and select the correct answer using the code given below : �. 1. Huron, 2. Michigan, 3. Superior, 4. Victoria
3, 4, 1, 2

13
The Tropic of Capricorn passes through which one of the following countries ?
Botswana

14
Which one of the following is not correct ?
all the statements are correct

15
Match list-I with list and select the correct answer using the code given below : List-I (Country) (A) Austria �. List-II (Capital) 1. Budapest
A 3, B 4, C 1, D 2

16
Which one of the following statements is not correct ?
Tokyo is the largest urban centre
City mayor is largest urban centre

17
Which one of the following statements is not correct ?
Bass Strait lies between Australia and New Zealand

18
Which one of the following countries has the highest density of population ?
Japan

19
Which one of the following is the most busy navigable river ?
Rhine

20
Brazilian Plateau is rich in
Iron ore

21
Which one of the following is the largest city of Africa ?
Cairo

22
The marshy lands of rivers are known as 'Sudd' in which of the following countries ?
Sudan

23
Which one of the following is not a 'land-locked' country ?
Chad

24
The island of Socotra belongs to
Yemen

25
Mt. Kota Kinabalu is the highest peak in
Malaysia

26
Match list-I with list and select the correct answer using the code given below : List-I (Cliamatic type) (A) Tropical Rain forest �. List-II (Region) 1. Just at the fringe of Sahara
A 2, B 1, C 4, D 3

27
Match list-I with list and select the correct answer using the code given below : List-I (Ocean Current) (A) Agulhas Current �. List-II (Name of Ocean) 1. North Pacific Ocean
A 4, B 3, C 1, D 2

28
Hoover Dam is located on
Colorado River

29
World's deepest Ocean Trench is
Marianas Trench

30
Which one of the following has the highest rank in Human Development ?
Malaysia
63rd rank

31
The shelter of Badwinds tribe is known as
Khaima

32
The International Airport of Washington D.C. is known as
Dulles International Airport

33
The concept of Continental Drift was propounded by
Wegemer

34
The Tetrahedral Theory was propounded by
Lowthian Green

35
The author of Anthropogeography was
Ratzel F.

36
The main contribution of Al-Idris was in the field of
Cartography

37
The prime meridian of the classical Indian geographers used to be drawn through the city of
Ujjain

38
The concept of base level was given by
Powell

39
The principal of Interaction was introduced by
Richthofen

40
"Man is a product of earth surface." This statement was made by
Semple

41
Which one of the following is the longest river in the world ?
Nile

42
Which one of the following is a Mega City in the world ?
Tokyo

43
The R.F. of 45 N/13 will be
?

44
The line joining the point of equal height above sea level is known as
Contour

45
Which one of the following statements is not correct ?
International map projection is a modified Bonne's projection.
it is polyconic projection.

46
Match list-I with list and select the correct answer using the code given below : List-I (Projection) (A) Bonne's Projection �. List-II (Property) 1. Length of equator is 28888R
?

47
Consider the following statement and select the correct answer from the codes given below : Assertion (A) : Hydergraph is based on rainfall and temperature data was developed by Griffith Taylor. Reason (R) : Hydergraph was developed by Griffith Taylor
Both (A) and (R) are true but (R) is not the correct explaination of (A).

48
Consider the following statement and select the correct answer from the codes given below : Assertion (A) : The Mollweid Projection was propounded by a British Cartographer. Reason (R) : Mollweid Projection is an equal area projection.
(A) is false but (R) is true.
Mollweid projection was propounded by a German cartographer.

49
Isohyetes are
Lines on a map showing equal rainfall

50
Which one of the following is not a suitable method for showing urban population ?
divided circle

51
Kayals' are found in
Kerela

52
Which one of the following rivers originates from Amarkantak ?
Narmada

53
Which one of the following ports is the leading exporter of iron ore ?
Visakhapatnam

54
Which one of the following types of forests occupies the highest percentage in India ?
Tropical deciduous

55
Which one of the following has the largest number of satellites ?
Uranus

56
Noonmati Oil Refinery of India is located in
Assam

57
Nandhapa Tiger Reserve in the Stage of
Arunachal Pradesh

58
Pensi La connects
Srinagar with Leh
it is gateway to zaskar

59
Arrrange the following States is respect of coal reserves and select the correct answer from the code given below : �. 1. Jharkhand, 2. Madhya Pradesh, 3. Orissa, 4. West Bengal
1, 4, 3, 2

60
Consider the following statement and select the correct answer from the codes given below : Assertion (A) : The Bhanger land belongs to the Pleistocen period. Reason (R) : The Karewas of Kashmir are the Pleistocene deposits
Both A and R are true and R is not correct explanation of A

61
Consider the following statement and select the correct answer from the codes given below : Assertion (A) : The concept of differential heating about the origin of Indian Monsoon was given by Helley. Reason (R) : The concept of differential heating explains the origin of Indian monsoon
Both A and R are true and R is not correct explanation of A

62
In which of the following States the highest percentage of Wallastonite is mined ?
Rajasthan

63
Which one of the following is the highest peak of India ?
Kanchanjunga

64
Agricultural Location Theory was developed by
Von Thunen. J. H.

65
The term 'Conurbation' was coined by
Patrick Geddes

66
Which one of the following is not correctly matched ?
Primate City-C.O. Sauer

67
The Theory of Industrial Location was propounded by
Alfred Weber

68
Which one of the following States is the leading producer of bauxite ?
Jharkhand

69
Which one of the following States is the leading producer of Gypsum ?
Rajasthan

70
Which one of the following is not suitable for the generation of geo-thermal energy in India ?
?

71
Ideal conditions for generation of solar energy is found in
Rajasthan

72
Which one of the following is not correctly matched ?
?

73
Singhbhum Iron Ore Fields lie in the State of
Jharkhand

74
Which one of the following areas has the largest petroleum deposits in India ?
Gujarat Coast

75
In which of the following uranium is not found ?
?

76
Which of the following districts in Rajasthan fall under Bwhw climatic region ?
Jaisalmer, Bikaner, Ganganagar

77
The source of the Chambal river is
Janapau Hills

78
Which one of the following districts has highest percentage of forest area ?
Udaipur

79
Which one of the following lakes is of potable (sweet) water ?
Dhebar Lake

80
Which one of the following is not correctly matched ?
Dungarpur-Banganga, Morel

81
Lohagarh Fort is located at
Bharatpur

82
Which one of the following districts has highest percentage of literacy (2001) ?
Kota

83
Jayal Grave Ridge is found in the district of
Nagaur Dist.

84
Bankapatti area in the district of
?

85
Which one of the districts has the largest deposits of Tungsten ?
Nagaur

86
Which one of the following districts is the leading producer of Maize ?
Udaipur

87
Which one of the following countries supported Greening Aravalli Project in Rajasthan ?
Japan

88
Desert Development Programme in Rajasthan was started in
1977-78

89
'Lathi Series' belongs to
Triassic Period

90
'Kho Dariba' region is associated with the mining of
Copper

91
Which one of the following rivers drains into Sambhar Lake ?
Mendha

92
Rajasthan is the leading producer in the country in
Mustard

93
Which one of the following districts are not included in Drought Prone Area Programme ?
Alwar-Bharatpur

94
Which one of the following States has the highest growth rate of population (1991-2001) ?
Rajasthan

95
Which one of the following districts has the highest growth rate of urban population (1991-2001) ?
Jaipur

96
Which one of the following trees is known as 'Kalp Taru' of Rajasthan ?
Khejari

97
Main Sanctuary of 'Dangland' is
Kailadevi, Wildlife Sanctuary

98
Menal Waterfall is located in the district of
Bhilwara

99
Which one of the following districts accounts for lowest density of population (2001) ?
Jaisalmer

100
Dabok Airport is associated with
Udaipur
(these are only probable answer)

2 comments:

suraj bhan said...

dear friend u should look around geography books and atlas before making this type of blog.anyways,now u can rectify your following mistakes.
11. subtroppical 23.sudan 43. 1:50000 50.shade 55.saturn 68.orissa 70.western coast 74.bombay high 84.ajmer 86.chittorgarh 98. bundi.
thanku
your wellwisher
jitendra singh bika
suraj bhan garhwal

digdarshak said...

well Suraj bhan ji,
I tried my level best to come out with most best answer and as you know its not possible to be perfectionist thats why I appreciate if someone clarify, modify or add to it and all I write is best of my knowledge only,
well regarding landlocked country I thought of Chad as there is lake Chad bordering Chad and Cameroon but yes I agree that Sudan is more proper answer and thanks for other additions !
cheers !

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