Physical Geography (Civil Service Examination), Questions and Answers, GK for UPSC, Bank PO & All Exams

1. Consider the following statements about the 'Roaring Forties': [2000]
1. They blow uninterrupted in the Northern and Southern Hemispheres
2. They blow with great strength and constancy
3. Their direction is generally from North-West to East in the Southern Hemisphere
4. Overcast skies, rain and raw weather are generally associated with them
Which of these statements are correct?

2. Assertion (A): During the Neap Tides. The high tide is lower and the low tide is higher than usual. Reason (R): The Neap Tide, unlike the Spring Tide, occurs on the New Moon instead of on the Full Moon. [2001]

3. In the earth's direction of rotation is reversed, what should be the 1ST when it is noon at the International Date Line? [1997]

4. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists: [1999]
List I (Timber)
A. Cedar
B. Douglas Fir
C. Mahogany
D. Teak
List II (Country)
2. Canada
3. Mexico
4. Honduras

5. Volcanicm eruptions do not occur in the: [2001]

6. Consider the following statements made about the sedimentary rocks: [2001]
1. Sedimentary rocks are formed at earth's surface by the hydrological system
2. The formation of sedimentary rocks involves the weathering of preexisting rocks
3. Sedimentary rocks contain fossils
4. Sedimentary rocks typically occur in layers
Which of these statements are correct?

7. Quartzite is metamorphosed from: [2001]

8. A meteor is: [1995]

9. As per the UN-Habitat's Global Report on Human Settlements 2009, which one among the following regions has shown the, fastest growth rate of urbanization in the last three decades? [2010]

10. When Leander Paes won the "mixed doubles" at the US Open in the year 2008, who of the following was his partner? [2009]

General Knowledge

1. World Geography -Test-01
2. World Geography -Test-02
3. World Geography -Test-03
4. Geography of India -Test-01
5. Geography of India -Test-02
6. Geography of India -Test-03
7. Geography of India -Test-04
8. Geography of India -Test-05
9. History of India - Test - 01
10. History of India - Test - 02
11. History of India - Test - 03
12. History of India - Test - 04
13. History of India - Test - 05
14. History of India - Test - 06
15. History of India - Test - 07
16. INM-Test-01
17. INM-Test-02
18. INM-Test-03
19. INM-Test-04
20. INM-Test-05
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