TNPSC Geography Questions and Answers

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Questions and Answers on Geography for TNPSC

1. Major land-use of Arctic Coast Russia is…
(A) Nomadic Herding
(B) Forestry
(C) Dairy Farming
(D) None of the above

2. Which one of the following is not among the four largest religions in the world?
(A) Christianity
(B) Islam
(C) Buddhism
(D) African Traditional

3. Ionian Sea lies in between which two countries In South Europe?
(A) Italy and Greece
(B) Greece and Turkey
(C) Italy and France
(D) Italy and Spain

4. What percentage of world population is unaffiliated to any religion?
(A) 4%
(B) 8%
(C) 12%
(D) 16%

5. How many languages in the world are facing endangerment as per the United Nations?
(A) Around 2400
(B) Around 3400
(C) Around 4400
(D) Around 5400

6. ” Gulf of Aden separates which of the following two countries?
(A) Somalia and Yemen
(B) Eritrea and Yemen
(C) Ethiopia and Saudi Arabia
(D) Somalia and Saudi Arabia

7. Which one of the following ls not among the four official languages in Switzerland? ‘
(A) German
(B) English
(C) French
(D) Romansh
8. Which one of the following countries has claimed maximum land area of Antarctica?
(A) Australia
(B) Russia
(C) Norway
(D) France

9. Which one of the following countries in Africa do not have a coastline?
(A) Cameroon
(B) Zimbabwe
(C) Gabon
(D) Togo

10. Who among the following geographers identified migration transition?
(A) Wilbur Zelinsky
(B) Thomas
(C) Notestein
(D) E. G. Ravenstein

11. Which of the following natural regions has the highest density of plant species?
(A) Taiga Forest
(B) Tundra
(C) Kalahari Desert
(D) Amazon Forest

12. According to the United Nations, how many countries do not have a policy on immigration
(A) 05
(B) 15
(C) 25
(D) 35

13. The Gambia and Malawi are examples of
(A) Elongated states
(B) Periorated states
(C) Compact states
(D) Fragmented states

14. Which one of the following countries is part of the European Union?
(A) Norway
(B) Switzerland
(C) Iceland
(D) Slovakia

15. isotherms are lines joining places with equal:
(A) Salinity
(B) Temperature
(C) Pressure
(D) Coriolis Force

16. As per the definition of the United Nations, what percentage of world population does not have food security?
(A) 5%
(B) 10%
(C) 15%
(D) 7.5%

17. What is the correct sequence oi undernourished people in decreasing order among the regions given below?
(A) South Asia, East Asia, South-East Asia
(B) East Asia, South East Asia, South Asia
(C) South East Asia, South Asia, South West Asia
(D) South Asia, Latin America, South East Asia

18. Which among the following countries has the maximum number of undernourished people?
(A) India
(B) China
(C) Pakistan
(D) Bangladesh

19. Which of the following regions in the world has Commercial Gardening as its major agriculture type?
(A) South-east Australia
(B) West Europe
(C) South Europe
(D) South Japan

20. Valley of California lies In between which of the following?
(A) Coast range and Sierra Nevada
(B) Sierra Nevada and Colorado Plateau
(C) Colorado Plateau and Rocky Mountains
(D) Columbia Plateau and Colorado Plateau


21. Winter wheat belt In North America is situated In
(A) Canada
(B) United States of America
(C) Canada and United States of America
(D) Mexico and United States oi America

22. Which one of the following countries in South America do not have a Humid Sub- tropical climate?
(A) Uruguay
(B) Argentina
(C) Brazil
(D) Venezuela

23. Shrine of Kedarnath in Uttarakhand ls situated on the banks of
(A) Alaknanda river
(B) Mandakini river
(C) Ganga river
(D) Yamuna river

24. Cloud burst primarily occur along
(A) Western slopes of Aravalli
(B) Southern slopes of Himalayas
(C) Malabar Coast
(D) Jantia Hills in Meghalaya

25. Tropical Cyclones originate primarily over
(A) Warm ocean waters
(B) Cold ocean waters
(C) Desert areas
(D) Snow fields

26. ice Shelf relates to
(A) Floating ice over the sea
(B) The extended pan of continental Glacier over the ocean
(C) The flat area in Siachin Glacier in Kashmir
(D) Policy of Russia towards United States of America

27. Tsunamis are caused due to
(A) Earthquakes below Sea Water
(B) Volcanic eruptions
(C) Landsides
(D) Snow avalanches along Sea coast

28. Destructive Plate boundaries relating to Plate Tectonics ls associated with
(A) Only Volcanic eruptions
(B) Only Earthquakes
(C) Both Earthquakes and Volcanoes
(D) None of the above

29. Which among the following cannot be predicted with accuracy?
(A) Volcanic eruption
(B) Earthquake
(C) River Flood
(D) Movement of Temperate Cyclone

30. Snow line will be closes to the sea level in which of the following countries
(A) Peru
(B) Argentina
(C) Brazil
(D) Mexico

31. Conservative Plate boundaries relating to Plate Tectonics is associated with
(A) Only Volcanic eruptions
(B) Only Earthquakes
(C) Both Earthquakes and Volcanoes
(D) None of the above

32. Siachen Glacier is a
(A) Continental Glacier
(B) Ice Shelf
(C) Valley Glacier
(D) Snow Fields

33. Larson Ice-shelf was part of
(A) Alaska
(B) Iceland
(C) Greenland
(D) Antarctica

34. lcing relates to
(A) Recent documentary released on Antarctica
(B) Latest brand of Vanilla Ice-creams
(C) Snow getting converted to ice on high altitude roads
(D) None of the above

35. Glaze ls a phenomenon associated with
(A) Rain water getting converted to ice
(B) Heavy rainfall
(C) Continuous rainfall for long period extending for over two days
(D) Rainfall and landslide

36. Hall storm is associated with
(A) Snowfall
(B) Glacial avalanche
(C) Temperate Cyclone
(D) Tropical Cyclone

37. Warm and Cold fronts occur in
(A) Temperate Cyclone
(B) Tropical Cyclone
(C) Both temperate and tropical cyclone
(D) None oi the above

38. Warming of oceanic water presents maximum threat to
(A) Antarctic ice
(B) Arctic ice
(C) Greenland ice
(D) Glaciers of Himalayas

39. Coriolis force has maximum strength on
(A) Equator
(B) 10 degree North latitude
(C) 10 degree south latitude
(D) Tropic of Cancer

40. The only active Volcano in India ls situated around
(A) Mount Everest
(B) Jaisalmer
(C) Elephanta island
(D) Barren Island

41. Which of the following cities in India falls under Drought prone areas?
(A) Churu
(B) Allahabad
(C) Ranchi
(D) Cherrapunji

42. The Greenhouse effect involves warming of Earth’s surface and the
(A) Troposphere
(B) Mesosphere
(C) Stratosphere
(D) ionosphere

43. As the magnitude oi natural disasters Increases their frequency of occurrence
(A) Increases
(B) Decreases
(C) Remains the same
(D) Vanes over time

44. The concept of carrying capacity refers to
(A) The size of a population that can subsist on available resources
(B) Total mass of Glacial ice
(C) The mass of potatoes grown in bogs in Ireland
(D) The mass of carbon in individual multi-cellular organisms

45. Why do you suppose there has been an overall Increase in the number of deaths and monetary losses related to natural disasters oh Earth?
(A) The magnitudes of natural hazard events are increasing.
(B) Events are better documented today than in the past.
(C) Human populations are increasing in areas of risk.
(D) All of the above

46. Ring of fire is related to
(A) Pacific Ocean
(B) Indian Ocean
(C) Arctic Ocean
(D) Persian Gulf

47. One of the major causes of landslide in India Include
(A) Construction of roads along mountain slopes
(B) Deforestation
(C) Blasting related to construction of Dams
(D) All of the above

48. Operation Desert Storm in 1991 led to
(A) Desertification
(B) Burning of oil wells in Kuwait
(C) Discovery of oil in Jaisalmer desert
(D) Attack on agricultural fields by insects in South Punjab Plains

49. Which among the following states in India has the maximum relative relief (Difference between the highest elevation and lowest points)?
(A) Uttar Pradesh
(B) Bihar
(C) West Bengal
(D) Assam

50. The movie ‘An inconvenient Truth‘ focuses on
(A) Crime against women
(B) Corruption in public life
(C) Climate change
(D) Life style of teenagers in metropolitan India