UPSC Level 2 Geography Pre Quiz #44


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#1 Coastal deserts are generally found on the West coast of continents, such as the Namib in Africa, Atacama in Chile, the Atlantic Coastal Desert of Morocco or the deserts of Baja California. In this context, consider the following: 1. Gravitational of Sun and Moon. 2. Global circulation of oceanic currents. 3. Sea floor spreading. 4. Coriolis force. 5. Presence of high pressure belt near tropics Which among the above phenomenon would be suffcient to explain the above fact given in question?

#2 Consider the following statements: 1. In Savanna climate, wet summers alternate with dry winters. 2. In China type of climate, winters are very severe and summers are mild and dry. Which of the statements given above is/are correct ?

#3 Consider the following statements: 1. In equatorial regions, the year is divided into four main seasons. 2. In Mediterranean region, summer months receives more rain. 3. In China type climate; rainfall occurs throughout the year. 4. Tropical highlands exhibit vertical zonation of different climates. Which of these statements are correct?

#4 A geographic region has the following distinct characteristics: 1. Warm and dry climate 2. Mild and wet winter 3. Evergreen Oak trees The above features are distinct characteristics of which one of the following regions?

#5 Arrange the following countries of SouthAsia in descending order of their population density and use the codes to select the correct answer: 1. India 2. Bangladesh 3. Pakistan 4. Srilanka Choose the correct option:

#6 The correct sequence of languages in descending order in terms of their number of speakers in the world is

#7 Which one of the following is not correctly matched?

#8 Japan is one of the leading industrial countries in the world because it has: 1. developed hydel power 2. large deposits of metallic mineral 3. high technological capability 4. insular location Out of these statements, choose the correct option:

#9 Which of the following are temperate grasslands? 1. Campos 2. Llanoes 3. Downs 4. Pampas Select the correct answer from the codes given below:

#10 Arrange the following islands of Japan in ascending order of their areal size. 1. Hokkaido 2. Honshu 3. Shikoku 4. Kyushu Select the correct answer from the codes:


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