36 Model Questions on GS-I: Salient Features of World Physical Geography for UPSC Mains Examinations

  1. Explain Madden-Julian oscillations and its difference from El-Nino? Discuss its impact on Indian monsoon.
  2. Thunderstorms, lightning and many such events are witnessed during Pre-monsoonal season in India. Explain their formation process and its impact on various regions of India.
  3. The third pole of the earth not only important for geographical reasons but also for economic and civilizational aspects of the Indian Subcontinent. Explaining the importance of the region, examine the consequences of its changing features.
  4. How are plateaus formed? Also briefly discuss the features of the Deccan Plateau and its economic significance.
  5. Explain the process of formation of a rift valley, emphasizing on the Great Rift Valley system.
  6. Explain the formation of tropical cyclones. Also, illustrate the global distribution of these cyclones.