GS Quiz

1. Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct?

Planet bigger than the earth are Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune.

Earth and Venus have almost same size, hence two are known as “Twin planets.”

Saturn is surrounded by three luminous, concentric rings.

(a) Only 1

(b) Both 1 and 3

(c) Both 2 and 3

(d) All of these.


 

2. Which of the following statement(s) about Pluto is/are correct?

  1. It has the most eccentric orbit.
  2. It is the red planet.
  3. It is the double planet.

(a) Only 1

(b) Both 1 and 3

(c) Both 2 and 3

(d) All of these.


 

3. Volcanic eruptions are closely linked with several interconnected processes such as:

  1. Origin of gases and water vapour due to heating of water.
  2. Ascent of magma due to pressure from gases and vapour.
  3. Occurrence of volcanic eruption. These eruptions are closely associated with plate boundaries.

(a) Only 1

(b) Both 1 and 3

(c) Both 2 and 3

(d) All of these.


 

4. Which of the following is not connected with Plate Tectonics and volcanoes?

(a) Divergent Plate boundaries

(b) Convergent plate boundaries

(c) Hotspots

(d) Anticlines.


 

5. ‘It is associated with the passage of a cyclone or depression’. This is the definition of:

(a) Convection Precipitation

(b) Orographic Precipitation

(c) Cyclonic Precipitation

(d) None of these.


 

6. Match the following:

List – I (Winds)

A. Fohn

B. Chinook

C. Bora

D. Samun

List – II (country)

  1. Persia/Iran
  2. Italy
  3. USA/Canada
  4. Alps/Europe

Codes: A – B – C – D

(a) 1 – 2 – 3 – 4

(b) 2 – 1 – 4 – 3

(c) 3 – 1 – 4 – 2

(d) 4 – 3 – 2 – 1


 

7. Tropical Cyclones are found in

(a) Low latitude in the oceans.

(b) High altitude oversea

(c) Low latitude over oceans.

(d) None of these.


 

8. Tropical cyclones are characterized by

(a) Violent rains heavy winds.

(b) Violent winds and smooth rains.

(c) Violent winds.

(d) Heavy rains and violent winds.


 

9. Match the following:

List – I

A. Chinook

B. Squali

C. Sleet

D. Stevenson Screen

List – II

  1. Short lived fast wind
  2. Frozen raindrops
  3. Meteorological shelter
  4. Snow-Eater

Codes: A – B – C – D

(a) 1 – 2 – 3 – 4

(b) 2 – 1 – 4 – 3

(c) 4 – 1 – 2 – 3

(d) 4 – 3 – 2 – 1


 

10. Which of the following statement(s) about Vertical distribution of Salinity is/are correct?

  1. Salinity of the ocean reduces or enhances toward the bottom according to the nature of the water mass.
  2. In high latitude salinity increases with depth due to dense water found at the bottom.
  3. In the middle latitude salinity increases with the depth upto 200 fathoms and then it starts decreasing.

(a) Only 1

(b) Both 1 and 3

(c) Both 2 and 3

(d) All of these.


 

Answers:

  1. (d) All statements are correct.
  2. (b) Both 1 and 3 are correct statements.
  3. (d) All statements are true.

4.(d) Anticlines.

  1. (c) On the basis of appearance, precipitation may be grouped into three principal types: Convection Precipitation, Orographic Precipitation, and Cyclonic Precipitation.
  2. (d) Fohn – Alps/Europe – Dry/Warm.

Chinook – USA and Canada – Dry/Warm.

Bora – Italy – Dry/Cold.

Samun – Persia/Iran – Dry/Hot.

  1. (c) Low Latitudes over oceans.
  2. (d) Heavy rains and violent winds.
  3. (c)
  4. (d) All statements are correct.

Also Read:

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Quiz 340 – Practice Paper on Indian History

Quiz 338- Practice Paper of Indian Polity

Quiz 336 – Practice Paper on Indian Culture

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