Quiz 289: Geography India and World for Civil Services and State Public Services Examinations

1.In which of the following countries world’s largest Iron ore deposits are located?
(A)India
(B)Russia
(C)Bolivia
(D)Argentina
(E)China

2.Which among the following is not correctly matched?
(A)Cassiterite – Tin
(B)Halite – Sulphur
(C)Guano-Phosphate
(D)Pentlaudite – Nickel
(E)Argentite – Silver

3.Which among the following is the most important characteristic of Noble metals?
(A)Luster
(B)Non reactive nature
(C)Preciousness
(D)Rare availability
(E)Radioactivity

4.Which among the following forests are the best sources of Hardwoods?
(A)Evergreen Forests of Equatorial regions
(B)Coniferous forests
(C)Taiga
(D)Temperate forests around 50 degree latitude north and south
(E)None of them

5.Which among the following is not correct?
(A)Maize is the native of America
(B)Brazil, Vietnam, Columbia and Indonesia are chief producers of coffee
(C)India & Bangladesh are chief producers of Jute
(D)Mulberry is a variety of Cotton produced in India
(E)India is world’s largest consumer of spices

6.Jhoom, Onam, Podu, Bewar etc. are examples of which of the following?
(A)Sedentary cultivation
(B)Shifting cultivation
(C)Terrace cultivation
(D)Irrigated cultivation
(E)Dry Cultivation

7.Which among the following is not correct ?
(A)Masai is a negro tribe of East Africa and they are mostly cattle rearing tribes.
(B)Afridis and masuds are tribes of Pakistan
(C)Red Indians are aborigines of South America
(D)Swahili is a group of aborigines in Kenya and Tanzania
(E)All are correct statements

8.Which among the following correctly denotes Net Reproduction Rate?
(A)Average number of children that would be born to a woman over her lifetime
(B)Average number of children that would be born to a couple over their life time
(C)Birth Rate — Death rate
(D)The rate at which women are replaced by daughters who will have children
(E)The number of daughters per thousand mothers who have children

9.Which among the following is a main constituent of Histosols?
(A)Acidic Salts
(B)Organic Matter
(C)Clay Content
(D)Minerals
(E)None of them

10.Which among the following is not correctly matched?
(A)Angel Falls – Venezuela
(B)Iguazu Falls – Argentina
(C)Victoria Falls – Australia
(D)Niagara Falls – Canada
(E)Yosemite Falls – California

11.In today’s environment, which among the following is the most active agent of Biological weathering?
(A)Insects
(B)Wild Animals
(C)Human beings
(D)Microbes
(E)None of them

12.Which among the following rivers in the world is known for maximum average discharge?
(A)Nile
(B)Amazon
(C)Congo
(D)Ganges
(E)Yangtze

13.Which among the following is not a major port on east ?
(A)Paradip
(B)Ennore
(C)Tuticorin
(D)New Mangalore
(E)Haldia

14.Yellow colored letterboxes denote which of the following Channels of India Post ?
(A)Rajdhani Channel
(B)Metro Channel
(C)Express Channel
(D)Business Channel
(E)None of them

15.Which among the following does not denote the correct first digit of the 6 digit pin code in India?
(A)Rajasthan 3
(B)Andhra Pradesh 5
(C)Sikkim 8
(D)Mizoram 7
(E)Goa 4

16.Which among the following is known as ‘power house of India’?
(A)Rajasthan
(B)Maharastra
(C)North East India Collectively
(D)Uttar Pradesh and Uttranchal Collectively
(E)None of them

17.Which among the following race of Indians is Oldest ?
(A)Negritos
(B)Proto Australoids
(C)Mongoloids
(D)Nordics
(E)None of them

18.Bushmen are the native people from which of the following continents?
(A)North America
(B)South America
(C)Africa
(D)Asia
(E)Australia

19.Which among the following is not correctly matched?
(A)Sukhna Lake – Chandigarh
(B)Wandoor Beach – Andaman & Nicobar
(C)Sri Arubindo Ashram – Pondicherry
(D)Bangaram Beach – Lakshadweep
(E)Devka Beach – Goa

20.Which among the following is not correctly matched?
(A)Mayurakshi – West Bengal
(B)Maudaka Dam- Uttar Pradesh
(C)Mukerian Hydro Electro Project – Punjab
(D)Kallada irrigation Scheme – Tamilnadu
(E)Kalinadi project – Karnataka

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  • tushar
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    5 correct of 10 attempts

  • Anonymous
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    Hi Admin… RBI phase 2 exams are fast approaching. Although the numbar of candidates is not too big, the syllabus is relevant to a vast majority of aspirants appearing for diff exams.. Can we have special reading material with a focus on this exam?

  • Anonymous
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    can we have more of such sort please…they are very useful information…probably a 50 questions test paper or so…

  • Sonu Somesh
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    1.In which of the following countries world's largest Iron ore deposits are located?
    (A)India
    (B)Russia
    (C)Bolivia
    (D)Argentina
    (E)China

    I think the answer is China. China is followed by Australia,Brazil, India

  • Admin
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    See, the first question was to make you aware of El Cerro Mutun. For the data on Iron deposits please go through this

  • NEERAJ
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    DEAR SIR

    LARGEST IRON ORE DEPOSITS ARE IN BRAZIL.