UPSC Online Quiz Geography#1

UPSC prelims online quiz

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#1 Production of goods in large quantities after processing from raw materials to more valuable products is called:

#2 Which one of the following statements is true about the manufacturing industries?

#3 Manufacturing industries includes:

#4 Production of goods in large quantities after processing from raw materials to more valuable products is called:

#5 Which one of the following statements is true about the manufacturing industries?

#6 Which of the following does not affect the location of industries?

#7 Which of the following does not affect the location of industries?

#8 Read the following: a. Countries that transform their raw materials into a wide variety of finished goods of higher value are prosperous. b. Agriculture and industry are not exclusive of each other. c. In the present day world of globalization, Indian industries need to be more efficient and competitive. d. Indian manufactured goods must not be at par in quality with those in the international market. Which is incorrect?

#9 Many industries tend to come together to make use of the advantages offered by the urban centers known as:

#10 Cooperative sector industries are owned and operated by the producers or suppliers of raw materials, workers or both. They pool in the resources and share the profits or losses:

#11 Suggest any four ways through which Indian industrial products can easily face global competition. a. Use of modern technology. b. Use of modern machinery. c. Reducing taxes. d. Reducing cost of production Which is incorrect?

#12 Assertion (A): Major industrial regions in India developed in the immediate hinterlands of the ports of Kolkata, Mumbai and Chennai. Reason (R): The ports provide access to the raw materials available in the hinterlands of these ports as well as to the world market.

#13 Assertion (A): Agriculture in Monsoon Asia is characterised by the predominance of food crop cultivation. Reason (R): Farming in Monsoon Asia is mainly meant for subsistence purpose.

#14 Assertion (A): Cyclone is developed in a region of extremely low pressure of air with steep gradient of pressure. Reason (R): It has outward spiralling air at low elevations and inward air flowing at the high elevations.

#15 Assertion (A): Graben is a major relief feature resulting from the faulting activities. It is, infact, a valley or narrow trough bounded by one or more parallel faults. Reason (R): Blocks of the Earth’s crust may be relatively raised or lowered between more or less parallel faults. The lower part known as graben is formed due to the subsidence of middle part between two normal faults.

#16 Assertion (A): The location of the epicenter of an earthquake may be estimated using the time-lag between the arrival of P and S waves. Reason (R): The L wave cannot start until the P wave hits the surface

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