Q. An inexhaustible non-conventional universal source of energy is
A. Wind energyB. Solar energy
C. Hydrothermal energyD. Tidal energy
Q. Mango showers helps in ripening of
A. ApplesB. Mangoes
C. BananasD. Coconut
Q. While computing the arithmetic mean of a frequency distribution, the each value of a class is considered equal to:
A. Class markB. Lower limit
C. Upper limitD. Lower class boundary
Q. Which one of the following statement is correct? a) West coasts of the continents in tropical and sub-tropical latitudes (Except close to equator) are bordered by warm waters. b) The mixing of warm and cold current results in best fishing grounds of world. Select the correct options:
A. 1 only B. 2 only
C. BothD. None
Q. The population mean ? is called:
A. Discrete variableB. Continuous variable
C. ParameterD. S ampling unit
Q. The beagle was the name of the ship used for circumnavigation by
A. Charles DarwinB. Nansen
C. RossersD. Columbus
Q. In which latitude of tropical areas are monsoon experienced?
A. 20 oN and 20 oEB. 20 oN and 20 oS
C. 20 oN and 20 oWD. 20 oE and 20 oW
Q. Gurgaon is home to Maruti Suzuki, one of the India’s largest automobile manufacturer.
A. TrueB. False
C. D.
Q. Latitude is the angular distance of a point on earth’s surface measured from the:
A. equatorB. prime meridian
C. centre of earthD. poles
Q. Geology defines to-
A. FaunaB. The earth surface
C. Interior of the sunD. Flora
Q. Which of the following forces is responsible for the deflection of winds from its normal path?
A. Centripetal ForceB. Coriolis Force
C. Applied ForceD. Gravitational Force
Q. Scared groves are specially useful in
A. Generating environmental awarenessB. Preventing soil erosion
C. Year-round flow of water in riversD. Conserving rare and threatened species
Q. The seasonal reversal in wind direction during a year is called
A. MonsoonB. Cyclone
C. Jet StreamsD. Anticyclone
Q. River rejuvenation can occur due to: 1. uplift of land over which the river is flowing. 2. rise in sea-level. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
A. 1 onlyB. 2 only
C. Both 1 and 2D. Neither 1 nor 2
Q. The state of the atmosphere over an area at any point of time is called
A. TemperatureB. Climate
C. WeatherD. Air Pressure
Q. In the areas of intensive cultivation with excessive use of irrigation, especially in areas of green revolution, the fertile alluvial soils are becoming saline. What should be added in the soil to solve the problem of salinity?
A. CalciumB. Nitrogen
C. PhosphorusD. Gypsum
Q. Which of the following list are appropriate definitions of scale?
A. The ratio of a distance on a map to the correspondB. The order of magnitude or level of generalization
C. An indication of how big an object represented on D. A conversion factor used to transform map projecti
Q. Which of the following is incorrect about tides?
A. Neap tide has maximum range of tide.B. Spring tide occurs when sun, moon and earth are in
C. Neap tide occurs when moon and sun are perpendiculD. Time between the high tide and low tide, when the
Q. Which of the following are considered key elements of a paper map?
A. Pictures and anecdotal evidence.B. Scale bar or ratio.
C. Annotation.D. Projection information.
Q. Neyveli is a power generation township in ……………….. district of Tamil Nadu.
A. AriyalurB. Coimbatore
C. CuddaloreD. Dindigul