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Prelims -Geography

Question:

Consider the following statements regarding 'Western Disturbance':

1. It is a non-monsoonal precipitation pattern.

2. It is a subtropical storm originating in the Mediterranean region.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct? 

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(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

Check Answer:

Answer: A
Explanation

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Question:

Consider the following statements:

1. Tropical cyclone is larger in size when compared to temperate cyclones.

2. Tropical cyclones are short lived when compared to temperate cyclones.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

Check Answer:

Answer: B
Explanation

Question:

Consider the following pairs:

1. Beaufort Sea - Arctic Ocean

2. North Sea - Atlantic Ocean

3. Norwegian Sea - Atlantic Ocean

4. Bering Sea - Pacific Ocean

Which of the above pairs is/are correctly matched?

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(a) 1, 3 and 4 only

(b) 2 and 4 only

(c) 1, 2 and 4 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3 only

Check Answer:

Answer: C
Explanation

Question:

Consider the following statements:

1. Dooars plain lies in the state of Assam only.

2. Rarh Plains lies in the state of West Bengal.

3. Doab Plains lies in the state of Punjab and Haryana only.

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(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 2 only

(c) 1 and 3 only

(d) 2 and 3 only

Check Answer:

Answer: B
Explanation

Question:

Which of the following pairs is/are correctly matched?

1. Deomali - Odisha

2. Parasnath - Bihar

3. Guru Shikar - Rajasthan

4. Dhupgarh - Madhya Pradesh

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(a) 1, 2 and 3 only

(b) 2, 3 and 4 only

(c) 1, 3 and 4 only

(d) 1, 2, 3 and 4

Check Answer:

Answer: C
Explanation

Question:

Which of the following is/are features of the surface of ocean floor / seabed?

1. Hydrothermal vents

2. Methane clathrates

3. Polymetallic nodules

4. Terrigenous sediment

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

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(a) 1 and 3 only

(b) 2, 3 and 4 only

(c) 1, 2 and 3 only

(d) 1, 3 and 4 only

Check Answer:

Answer: D
Explanation

Question:
Consider the following statements:
 
1. International Date Line is determined by 180° longitude but is not a straight line.
 
2. The Prime Meridian 0° longitude is arbitrary and could be chosen to be anywhere on the Earth.
 
Which of the statements given above is/are incorrect?
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(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

Check Answer:

Answer: D
Explanation

Question:

Which of the following factors is responsible for deficient/excess Indian monsoon rainfall?

1. Tropical Easterly Jet

2. El Nino Southern Oscillation

3. Madden Julian Oscillation

4. Indian Ocean Dipole

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(a) 1, 2 and 3 only

(b) 2, 3 and 4 only

(c) 2 and 4 only

(d) 1, 2, 3 and 4

Check Answer:

Answer: D
Explanation

Question:

Which of the following has effect on 'Ocean Currents'?

1. Salinity differences

2. Shoreline configurations

3. Anthropogenic Pollution

4. Freshwater flux

 

 

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(a) 1 only

(b) 1 and 3 only

(c) 1, 2 and 4 only

(d) 1, 2, 3 and 4

Check Answer:

Answer: C
Explanation

Question:

Which of the following regarding 'Tropical Cyclone' is/are correct?

1. It rarely forms within 5° of the equator.

2. It carries heat energy away from the tropics and transport it toward temperate latitudes.

3. Strong rotating winds of a tropical cyclone is due to conservation of angular momentum imparted by the Earth's rotation. 

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(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 1 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3

Check Answer:

Answer: D
Explanation