In this blog article you will find questions (1-50) from Geography subject which was conducted 9 jan 2022, so here along with questions, you will get answers also. So read carefully all the questions and below the post you will get next 50 questions from 51 to 100


1. What percentage of data of a normal distribution approximately lies between (+) and (-) one standard deviation?

(A) 66

(B) 46

(C) 33

(D) 23

Answer : A

2. Clustering of rural settlements in an area can be determined by using:

(A) Nearest Neighbour Analysis

(B) Christaller’s Central Place Theory

(C) Cluster Analysis

(D) Rank-size Rule

Answer : A



3. Which among the following is not a stage of social development as per Comte’s proposition?

(A) Theological

(B) Metaphysical

(C) Positive

(D) Postmodern

Answer : D


4. E. Bylund’s theory has to do with which of the following aspects of rural settlement?

(A) Expansion

(B) Morphology

(C) Planning

(D) Ecology

Answer : A


5. If variability of rainfall is to be measured, which of the following techniques will be used?

(A) Coefficient of Correlation

(B) Coefficient of Regression

(C) Coefficient of Variation

(D) Coefficient of Multiple Correlation

Answer : C


6. What are the underlying characteristics of WTO?

(A) It facilitates economic co-operation between different countries.

(B) It acts as an umbrella institution that regulates agreements concluded in the Uruguay round for promotion of free international trade.

(C) It helps in development of the less developed countries.

(D) It resolves disputes among world trade blocks.

Answer : B



7. p-value ≤0.05 indicates:

(A) a strong evidence against null hypothesis

(B) a weak evidence against null hypothesis

(C) a strong evidence against alternative hypothesis

(D) a weak evidence against alternative hypothesis

Answer : A



8. Which among the following locational factors is most important in the case of ‘footloose industries’?

(A) Capital

(B) Raw material

(C) Market

(D) Labour

Answer : C


9. Concept of ‘Locational Triangle’ for the location of industries was introduced by which of the following scholars?

(A) Lösch

(B) Palander

(C) Weber

(D) Smith

Answer : C



10. The orbital altitude of a GPS navigation satellite is

(A) 10,200 km

(B) 15,200 km

(C) 20,200 km

(D) 36,200 km

Answer : C



11. Which of the following organisations prepares Indian Topographical maps?


(B) Survey of India

(C) TTK, Madras

(D) Ministry of Defence, GOI

Answer : B



12. Select the correctly sequenced landform features in a glaciated valley from to lower altitudes.

(A) Tarn, Paternoster lake. Kettle lake. Moraine-dammed lake

(B) Tarn, Paternoster lake, Moraine-dammed lake, Kettle lake

(C) Paternoster lake, Tarn, Moraine-dammed lake, Kettle lake

(D) Kettle lake, Tarn, Paternoster lake, Moraine-dammed

Answer : B


13. In a standard FCC, vegetation appears red because:

(A) Red band is shown in green.

(B) Green band is shown in red.

(C) Defence-related restrictions prevent disclosure of actual colours.

(D) NIR band is shown in red.

Answer : D


14. What is the spatial resolution of A WiFS sensor?

(A) 23-5 m

(B) 36 m

(C) 56 m

(D) 188 m

 Answer : C


15. Assertion (A): The Indus and the Zangbo rivers follow a long distance parallel to the Himalayas before crossing the mountain.

Reason (R): The rivers have the weakest part of the Himalayas at its syntaxial bends to cross the mountain.

(A) Both (A) and (R) are correct and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).

(B) Both (A) and (R) are correct but (R) the correct explanation of (A).

(C) (A) is true but (R) is false. (D) (A) is false but (R) is true.

Answer : A


16. The Universal Transverse Mercator zone number of West Bengal is:

(A) 43

(B) 44

(C) 45

(D) 46

Answer : C


17. The river Cauvery flows through the states of:

(A) Kerala, Karnataka, and Tamil Nadu

(B) Goa, Karnataka, and Tamil Nadu

(C) Telangana, Tamil Nadu, and Karnataka

(D) Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, and Tamil Nadu

Answer : A



18. Assertion (A): ITCZ moves northward during summer in the northern hemisphere.

Reason (R): Low pressure system is developed over the continental landmass.

(A) Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).

(B) Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).

(C) (A) is true but (R) is false.

(D) (A) is false but (R) is true.

 Answer : B



19. Which of the following is not among the basic factors in E. L. Ullman’s transport systems model?

(A) Complimentarity

(B) Intervening opportunities

(C) Transferability

(D) Distance between two points

Answer : D



20. Name the forest in which teak and sal are the most dominant species:

(A) Tropical Evergreen Forest

(B) Tropical Deciduous Forest

(C) Boreal Forest

(D) Temperate Forest

Answer : B


21. Plants behaving as xerophyte at one season and as hydrophyte at another are known as:

(A) Epiphytes

(B) Saprophytes

(C) Tropophytes

(D) Heliotropophytes

 Answer : D



22. In satellite images, radiometric resolution is related to:

(A) Number of grey values

(B) Number of spectral values

(C) Number of bands

(D) Number of colour values

Answer : A


23. Which of the following coastal areas is known A for mining of ‘Rare Earth’?

(A) Maharastra coast

(B) Karnataka coast

(C) Andhra coast

(D) Odisha coast

Answer : D


24. Geographically the most extensive fogs in India during winter are mainly:

 (A) Radiation fogs

 (B) Advective fogs

 (C) Frontal fogs

 (D) Hill fogs

 Answer : A


25. The process of a primary autotrophic succession is completed in which of the following correct sequential steps?

(A) Invasion →→ Nudation →→ Reaction → Competition →→→ Stabilisation

(B) Nudation →→→ Invasion →→ Competition →→ Reaction →→Stabilisation

(C) Competition Reaction →→ Invasion → Stabilisation →→→ Nudation

(D) Reaction →→→ Invasion →→ Nudation →→ Competition →→ Stabilisation

 Answer : B



26. In an El Nino year, the Western Pacific warm pool moves towards the east and this modifies the:

(A) Hadley Circulation

(B) Walker Circulation

(C) Ferrel Circulation

(D) Langmuir Circulation

Answer : B


27. Tertiary period had five epochs. Select the correct order in which these epochs appear in the Geological time scale from ancient to recent.

(A) Paleocene – Oligocene – Miocene – Eocene – Pliocene

(B) Paleocene – Pliocene – Oligocene – Miocene – Eocene

(C) Paleocene – Eocene – Oligocene – Miocene – Pliocene

(D) Oligocene – Paleocene – Miocene – Eocene – Pliocene

Answer : C



28. Which of the following countries is not included among the ten members of ASEAN?

(A) Brunei Darussalam

(B) Papua New Guinea

(C) Vietnam

(D) Phillippines

 Answer : B



29. Match the geomorphic features with the geomorphic processes.

Geomorphic feature

(a) Cockpit

(b) Moulin

(c) Runnel

(d) Talik


Geomorphic process

(i) Coastal process

(ii) Fluvial process

(iii) Glacial process

(iv) Karstic process

(v) Periglacial process



            (a)        (b)       (c)        (d)

(A)       iv         iii         i           ii

(B)       v          i           ii          iv

(C)       iv         iii         i           ii

(D)       iv         v          iii         i

Answer : A



30. Match List-I with List-II


(a) x² test

(b) Coefficient of Variation

(c) t-test

(d) Rank correlation



(i) consistency of the variables

(ii) test of significance

(iii) skewed distribution

(iv) sample size less than



            (a)        (b)       (c)        (d)

(A)       i           ii          iii         iv

(B)       iv         i           ii          iii

(C)       ii          iii         i           iv

(D)       ii          iv         iii         i


Answer : B



31. The term ‘ecumene’ is applied to mean:

(A) The areas temporarily settled by people.

(B) The permanently inhabited areas of the earth’s surface.

(C) The uninhabited areas of the world.

(D) The areas deserted by people.


Answer : B




32. Match List-I with List-II


(Climatic type)

(a) Tropical Monsoon

(b) Mediterranean

(c) Tropical Hot Desert

(d) Arctic




(Symbol after Köppen)

(i) Csa/Csb

(ii) Am

(iii) ET/EF

(iv) Bwh



            (a)        (b)       (c)        (d)

(A)       i           ii          iii         iv

(B)       ii          iii         iv         i

(C)       iv         ii          i           iii

(D)       ii          i           iv         iii

 Answer : D


33. Cultivation of fuel wood with crop is known as:

(A) Viticulture

(B) Silviculture

(C) Arboriculture

(D) Pomuculture

Answer: C


34. Zero population growth occurs in a country when:

(A) births plus immigration equal deaths plus emigration

(B) births are equal to deaths

(C) in-migration is equal to out-migration

(D) in-migration is equal to deaths

 Answer: A



35. Who among the following took the first leadership to spread Quantitative Techniques in Geography outside USA?

(A) H. McCarty

(B) T. Hägerstrand

(C) W. Bunge

(D) J. Q. Stewart

Answer : B



36. Among the following values of hypsometric integral, which one denotes maximum erosion of a drainage basin area down to its base level?

(A) 0.18

(B) 0-44

(C) 0-51

(D) 0-91

Answer : A



37. Consider the following statements: ‘Water spout’ is a weather element associated with,

(1) A tornado

(2) Intense low pressure system similar to a tornado but develops over sea / large water-body.

(3) A cumulonimbus cloud-base with whirling cone of dark grey cloud projected downward.

Which of the above statements are correct as given below?

(A) 1 and 2

(B) 1 and 3

(C) 2 and 3

(D) 1, 2 and 3

Answer : D


38. Pelagic oozes cover about:

(A) 30% of the world ocean floor area

(B) 40% of the world ocean floor area

(C) 50% of the world ocean floor area

(D) 60% of the world ocean floor area

Answer : C



39. Assertion (A): Flood is the most destructive of natural hazards in the Ganga-Brahmaputra plains.

Reason (R): Due to population pressure, more people tend to live in flood prone areas.

(A) Both (A) and (R) are correct and (R) is the correct explanation of (A)

(B) Both (A) and (R) are correct but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A)

(C) (A) is true but (R) is false

(D) (A) is false but (R) is correct

 Answer : A



40. Inclusive growth is the agenda of economic development in the future, but the strategy of inclusive growth does not focus on:

(A) promotion of ancillary industry in industrial regions

(B) of poverty among backward castes

(C) diversification of for tribal population

(D) enhancement of educational opportunities

Answer : A


41. The great sociologist who held the view that “education doesn’t bring about social change; rather the social change results into an educational change” was:

(A) McDougal

(B) Aristotle

(C) Durkheim

(D) Dewey

Answer : C


42. Social development process is primarily directed towards one among the following, identify it.

(A) Removal of poverty and hunger

(B) Economic growth with distributive justice

(C) Integrated women and child development

(D) Integrated rural development

Answer : B


43. What would be the correct pattern of nesting of central places in the marketing principle under Christaller’s Central Place Theory?

(A) 1, 2, 3, 4, 5…

(B) 1, 3, 6, 9, 12…

(C) 1, 3, 6, 12, 24…

(D) 1, 3, 9, 27, 81…

Answer : D


44. Which of the following statements best describes the movement along a normal fault?

(A) Hanging wall moves downward relative to the foot wall.

(B) Hanging wall moves horizontal relative to the foot wall.

(C) Hanging wall moves angular relative to the foot wall.

(D) Hanging wall moves upward relative to the foot wall.

Answer : A


45. Water waves are termed ‘shallow’ when:

(A) Water depth is less than 1/20 th of wavelength

(B) Water depth is less than 1/10 th of wavelength

(C) Water depth is less than 1/5 th of

(D) Wave depth is less than ¼ th of wavelength

Answer : A


46. First nuclear energy plant in India was established in:

(A) Narora

(B) Tarapur

(C) Kaiga

(D) Kalpakkam

Answer : B


47. Wider dispersion can best be represented

(A) Standard Deviation

(B) Fractiles

(C) Factorial Ecology

(D) Coefficient of Variation

Answer : B


48. The following are the possible causes for monsoon delay in India:

(1) El Nino. (2) Tibetan anticyclone, (3) Presence of Westerly Jet Stream south of the Himalaya during summer, (4) Shifting of ITCZ

(A) 1 and 3 are true

(B) 2 and 4 are true

(C) 1, 2 and 3 are true

(D) 1 and 4 are true

Answer : A



49. Which one of the following is a correct match?

Tribal Population (in %)

(a) High

(b) Medium

(c) Low

(d) Very Low


(i) Odisha

(ii) Punjab

(iii) West Bengal

(iv) Manipur



            (a)        (b)       (c)        (d)

(A)       iv         i           ii          iii

(B)       iv         i           iii         ii

(C)       iv         ii          i           iii

(D)       iv         i           ii          iii

Answer : B


50. Who heads the National Commission on Population in India?

(A) President

(B) Prime Minister

(C) Chief Justice of Supreme Court

(D) Registrar General of India

Answer : B



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