Quiz 639: Geography for SSC-CGL and State PSC Examinations

1. Consider the following Statements:

  1. River Irrawady drains into the Gulf of Martaban.
  2. The Chindwin basin is situated in Myanmar.

Which of the Statement(s) given above is/are correct?

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 and 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2

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2. The famous ‘Angkor Vat’ temple is situated in which of the following South-East Asian country?
[A] Thailand
[B] Philippines
[C] Cambodia
[D] Vietnam

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3. Pemba’ and ‘Zanzibar’ Islands of Africa are famous for the cultivation and export of:
[A] Cloves
[B] Sugarcane
[C] Tobacco
[D] Coffee

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4. Which of the following is the highest peak of Satpura Range?
[A] Gurushikhar
[B] Dhupgarh
[C] Pachmarhi
[D] Mahendragiri

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5. Which of the following rivers does not flow into the Arabian Sea?
[A] Tungabhadra
[B] Sabarmati
[C] Mandovi
[D] Narmada

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6. Orogenic forces’ are responsible for the formation of:
1.Block Mountains
2.Fold Mountains
3.Relict Mountains
Choose the correct option:
[A] Only 2
[B] 1 and 2
[C] 2 and 3
[D] 1,2 and 3

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7. Which of the following depositional features are correctly matched with their type of landforms?

  1. Moraines – Glacial deposits
  2. Barchans – Aeolian deposits
  3. Delta – Fluvial deposits

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1
[B] 1 and 2
[C] 1 and 3
[D] 1, 2 and 3

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8. Consider the following Statements:

  1. An Ox-Bow lake is a cut-off river meander.
  2. Youthful stage of a river is characterised by a flood-plain.

Which of the Statement(s) given above is/are correct?

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 and 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2

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9. Laterite soils’ are formed due which of the following actions?
[A] Leaching
[B] Erosion
[C] Deposition of fertile riverine silt
[D] Mechanical Weathering of Igneous Rocks

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10. Which among the following is/are the after-effect(s) of deforestation

  1. Increased run-off leading to soil erosion
  2. Recharging of ground-water table
  3. Flash floods
[A] Only 1
[B] 1 and 2
[C] 1 and 3
[D] 1, 2 and 3

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