UPSC  Geography

21. The products from forests are classified as major and minor. Which of the following is/are MAJOR forest produce?
1. Wood
2. Bamboo
3. Tendu Leaves
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

1 only 1 and 2 only 3 only None

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22. Many places in India are famous for particular minerals. Which of these pairs are correctly matched ?
1. Zawar : Uranium
2. Khetri : Copper
3. Balaghat : Manganese
4. Jaduguda : Zinc
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

1 and 2 only 1 and 3 only 2 and 3 only 1 and 4 only

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23. With reference to layers of ionsphere, consider the following statements :
1. During day time, D layer’s density is less compared to E and F layer.
2. High-frequency radiowaves are reflected from the D layer.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct ?

1 only 2 only Both 1 and 2 Neither 1 nor 2

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24. Albedo is the fraction of solar energy reflected from the Earth back into space. Consider the following :
1. Fresh snow
2. ocean ice
3. rivers on high mountains.
The correct order of their Albedo is :

1 > 2 > 3 2 > 3 > 1 2 > 1 > 3 1 > 3 > 2

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25. Which of the following are characteristic feature of Eastern Ghats?
1. structural unity of hills
2. physiographic continuity of hills
3. steep sided, flat topped topography
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

1 and 2 only 2 and 3 only 3 only None

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26. The world grasslands are useful for many economic activities like :
1. pastoral farming
2. wheat cultivation
3. safari tourism
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

1 and 2 only 1 and 3 only 2 and 3 only 1, 2 and 3

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27. Consider the following statements about forests soils :
1. they are rich in humus
2. they are deficient in phosphorous and potash
Which of the statements given above is/are correct ?

1 only 2 only Both 1 and 2 Neither 1 nor 2

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28. Western Ghats run through many states in India. Which of the following is not among them?

Andhra Pradesh Gujarat Kerala both a. and b.

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29. peninsular rivers rarely form meanders. Which of the following could be a reason for it ?
1. hard rock surface of peninsular regions.
2. non-alluvial character of plateau
3. high erosional capacity of rivers
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

1 and 2 only 1 and 3 only 2 and 3 only 1, 2 and 3

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30. With reference to insolation, consider the following statements :
1. Equator receives less insolation than tropics.
2. At the same latitude the insolation is more over the oceans than over the continents.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct ?

1 only 2 only Both 1 and 2 Neither 1 nor 2

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