UPSC Prelims Full Length Test - 52

1.
In comparison to India’s East Coast, the West Coast:
  1. is narrower
  2. gets more rains in the months of June to September
  3. is less attacked by Cyclones
Which among the above is / are correct?
2.
Which of the following is / are correct statements about the alluvial soils found in India?
  1. Alluvial soil is most common soil in India
  2. Alluvial soil is an in-situ soil
Select the correct option from the codes given below:
3.
Consider the following statements:
  1. Karst topography is found mainly in regions characterized by limestone bedrock
  2. There are no regions with Karst topography in India
Which among the above statements is / are correct?
4.
Which among the following is / are correct observations with respect to the Cyclonic storms?
  1. The intensity of cyclonic storms can be either week or strong
  2. The cyclonic storm represents a large system of air circulation that is centered on a region of low atmospheric pressure
  3. If there is an increasing contrast of temperature and humidity between two air masses, the probability of cyclonic storms would increase
  4. In the Northern Hemisphere the winds move in a clockwise direction around the area of low pressure
Choose the correct option from the codes given below:
5.
Which among the following are the main determinants of desertification in a geographical area on Earth?
  1. Patterns of Atmospheric Circulation
  2. Quality of Soil
  3. Quantity of Insolation
  4. Latitudes and Longitudes
Select the correct option from the codes given below:

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