Geography (NTSE Stage-2 (National-Level) Scholastic-Aptitude & Language Comprehension): Questions 12 - 16 of 22

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Question number: 12

» Geography » Major Domains and Landforms

Match List-Ⅰ List-Ⅱ▾

Question

Match the following
List-Ⅰ (Environmental Problem) List-Ⅱ (States)

(A)

Overgrazing

(i)

Jharkhand

(B)

Mining

(ii)

Punjab

(C)

Over irrigation

(iii)

Madhya Pradesh

(D)

Deforestation

(iv)

Maharashtra

Choices

Choice (4) Response
  • (A)
  • (B)
  • (C)
  • (D)

a.

  • (ii)
  • (i)
  • (iii)
  • (iv)

b.

  • (i)
  • (iii)
  • (iv)
  • (ii)

c.

  • (iv)
  • (i)
  • (ii)
  • (iii)

d.

  • (ii)
  • (i)
  • (iv)
  • (iii)

Question number: 13

» Geography » Major Domains and Landforms

MCQ▾

Question

Intense damage was caused in Ladakh in 2010, due to which natural calamity?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Landslide

b.

Earthquake

c.

Mud flow

d.

Drought

Question number: 14

» Geography » Motion of the Earth

MCQ▾

Question

Which of the following best describes ‘jet streams’?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Winds blowing from the tropical high pressure belts towards the equatorial low pressure belts

b.

Wind blowing from sub-tropical high pressure belts towards the tropical low pressure belts

c.

Wind system with seas and reversal of direction

d.

Narrow meandering bands of winds which blow in mid latitude near the tropopause and encircle the globe

Question number: 15

» Geography » Natural Vegetation

MCQ▾

Question

“Wheat requires moderate temperature and rainfall during growing season and bright sunshine at the time of harvest. ′ Which other crop requires the same geographic conditions?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Rice

b.

Jute

c.

Maize

d.

Mustard

Question number: 16

» Geography » Resources and Development

MCQ▾

Question

Consider the following statements

I. In India, cropland occupies 57 % of total area.

II. Pastures account for 56 % area in Australia.

III. About 2/3rd area in Japan is under forests.

What should be understood from the above statements?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

India has subsistence agricultural economy, animal husbandry is the main stay of economy in Australia and forestry is main activity in Japan

b.

India has a faulty land used system, Australia has extensive land use and Japan has small cultivable land

c.

Most of the cultivation; in Australia cultivation of crops is confined to small proportion and most of the land are used for grazing. Japan has conserved its forest resources

d.

India has an efficient land use system while most of the land in Australia and Japan is rendered waste

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