Geography Quiz - 1

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Geography Quiz - 1

Page no. Indicated below every question refers to Class 11 NCERT book on world geography.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the followings are exogenic geomorphic processes? 1. Weathering 2. Mass wasting 3. Deposition 4. Erosion 5. Diastrophism
    • A. 

      1,2,3,4

    • B. 

      1,3,4,5

    • C. 

      1,2,4,5

    • D. 

      2,3,4,5

  • 2. 
    Geomorphic processes 1. Change configuration of earth surface 2. Cause physical stresses 3. Induce chemical action
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      1,2

    • C. 

      1,2,3

    • D. 

      None

  • 3. 
    Arrange the following elements in order of their increasing presence in earth's crust Oxygen, Sodium, Iron, Magnesium Page-40
    • A. 

      Magnesium < Sodium < Iron < Oxygen

    • B. 

      Magnesium < Iron < Sodium < Oxygen

    • C. 

      Sodium < Magnesium < Iron < Oxygen

    • D. 

      There is no oxygen in earth's crust. So no arrangement possible

  • 4. 
    Which of the followings are true? 1.Mineral can be organic or inorganic 2. Minerals are always composed of 2 or more metals
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      1,2

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      None

  • 5. 
    Which of the followings are true? 1. Quartz might be white yellow or red or green due to impurity 2. Streak color of ground powder of any mineral is always the same as that of mineral
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      1,2

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      None

  • 6. 
    1. Malachite is green and gives green streak. 2. Fluorite is purple and gives white streak.
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      1,2

    • D. 

      None

  • 7. 
    Abraham Ortelius, Antonio Pellegrine, and Alfred Wegener are associated directly/indirectly with 1. Volcanic eruption 2. Continental drift 3. Study of earth's interior 4. Study of geomorphic agents
    • A. 

      1,2

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      2,3

    • D. 

      4

  • 8. 
    1. Pangea refers to the single continental mass that existed before split. 2. Mega ocean was called Panthalassa 3. Panthalassa broke into Laurasia and Gondwanaland Which of the above is/are true? Page-30
    • A. 

      1,3

    • B. 

      2,3

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      1,2

  • 9. 
    Which of the followings are evidence in support of continental drift 1. Rocks of same age across oceans 2. Tillite 3. Placer deposits 4. Jig-saw fit of continents Page-31
    • A. 

      1,2

    • B. 

      2,3,4

    • C. 

      1,2,3

    • D. 

      All

  • 10. 
    1. Pine, fir and spruce belong to boreal forest. 2. Soil respiration consists of root respiration and decomposition. 3. Oxidation of decomposed living matter releases carbon dioxide in atmosphere. 4. Oxygen is the main product of photosynthesis. Which of the above is true? Page-130,131
    • A. 

      1,2,4

    • B. 

      2,4

    • C. 

      1,2,3,4

    • D. 

      1,2,3

  • 11. 
    1. Nitrogen is found in nucleic acid and proteins. 2. Soil bacteria and blue green algae use atmospheric nitrogen directly in gaseous form. 3. Industrial fixation accounts for majority of nitrogen fixation. Which of the above is true? Page-132
    • A. 

      All

    • B. 

      2,3

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      1,2

  • 12. 
    1. Soil found in temperate forests is rich in humus. 2. Atacama is a cold desert in Russia. 3. Oak, beach, maple are found in temperate forests. 4. Swamps and marshes are found in both fresh water and marine water biomes. Which of the above is /are true? Page-130
    • A. 

      1,3,4

    • B. 

      2,3,4

    • C. 

      3,4

    • D. 

      All

  • 13. 
    1. Biogeochemical cycles end by release of chemicals to abiotic elements of environment. 2. In gaseous cycle, main reservoirs of nutrients are atmosphere and oceans. 3. Soils found in equatorial regions are generally acidic and poor in nutrients. 4. Tropical savannah is found in Africa, Australia, South America and India. Which of the above is/are true? Page-129,130
    • A. 

      1,3,4

    • B. 

      1,2,3,4

    • C. 

      2,3

    • D. 

      2

  • 14. 
    1. Air is the most important element required for life. 2. Water is the most important element required for life. 3. Biogeochemical cycles start by absorption of chemical elements by the organism. 4. Gasesous and sedimentary cycles are examples of bio geochemical cycles. Which of the above is/are true? Page 113,129
    • A. 

      1,3,4

    • B. 

      2,3,4

    • C. 

      1,2

    • D. 

      1,4

  • 15. 
    1. Oxygen is the main by-product of photosynthesis. 2. Oxidation of carbohydrates releases energy, water and carbon dioxide. 3. Decomposition of water molecules in sunlight is the reason behind formation of oxygen in photosynthesis. 4. Nitrogen is found in vitamins and pigments. Which of the above is/are true? Page-132
    • A. 

      1,3,4

    • B. 

      1,2,3,4

    • C. 

      2,3

    • D. 

      1,2,4

  • 16. 
    Geomorphic agents and geomorphic processes are- 1. always different 2. different only when stated separately 3. always same Page-46
    • A. 

      1 only

    • B. 

      2 only

    • C. 

      3 only

    • D. 

      None

  • 17. 
    Gradients cause movement 1. on the surface of earth only 2. only within the surface of earth 3. both on the surface and within the surface Page- 46
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      None

  • 18. 
    Which among the following are driving forces of endogenic processes 1. Energy from radioactivity 2. Rotational energy 3. Tidal friction 4. Primordial heat Page-46
    • A. 

      2,3,4

    • B. 

      2,3

    • C. 

      2,4

    • D. 

      1,2,3,4

  • 19. 
    Which of the followings are correctly matched? 1. Oceanic deep - deepest part of oceans 2. Deep sea plain - Flattest and smoothest region of the WORLD 3. Continental shelf - Shallowest part of ocean 4. Guyouts - Flat topped hills in oceans Page-114
    • A. 

      2,3,4

    • B. 

      1,2,3,4

    • C. 

      2,3

    • D. 

      2 only

  • 20. 
    1. Canyons and trenches are found in continental slope 2. Oceanic trenches are found between continental shelf and continental slope 3. Continental slope are very significant in the study of plate movements 4. Mid-oceanic ridge is a minor relief feature Which of the above is/are true? Page- 114
    • A. 

      1,2,4

    • B. 

      1,4

    • C. 

      1,2,3,4

    • D. 

      1,3,4

  • 21. 
    Which of the followings are true about mid-oceanic ridges? 1. Consists of two parallel chain of mountain separated by a depression. 2. Peaks never reach above ocean surface 3. Iceland is a part of mid atlantic ridge Page-114
    • A. 

      1,2

    • B. 

      1,2,3

    • C. 

      1,3

    • D. 

      2,3

  • 22. 
    Which of the followings is true about hydrological cycle? 1. It operates only above the earth, never below it. 2. Only solid and liquid forms of water is involved. 3. Exchange of water takes place only between ocean, atmosphere, land surface and subsurface. Organisms are not involved. Page-113
    • A. 

      2,3

    • B. 

      1

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      None

  • 23. 
    1. Between 35 and 40 degree north and south of equator, rain is heavier on eastern coast and decreases towards west. 2. Between 45 and 65 degree north and south of equator rain is heavier on western coast and decreases towards east. 3. If mountain runs parallel to wind direction rainfall decreases in the area. 4. Central parts of tropical land and eastern and interior parts of temperate land receive low rainfall. Which of the above is/are true? Page-101
    • A. 

      1,3,4

    • B. 

      2,3,4

    • C. 

      1,2,3,4

    • D. 

      3,4

  • 24. 
    1. Air expands on rising and loses heat. 2. Expansion of air is unaffected even on rising. 3. Rainfall is evenly distributed throughout the year in western parts of cool temperate regions. Which of the above is/are true? Page-101
    • A. 

      1,3

    • B. 

      2,3

    • C. 

      1,2,3

    • D. 

      None

  • 25. 
    Which of the followings is true about orographic rainfall? 1. It is also called relief rain. 2. Rainfall is same on windward and leeward side since it is orographic. 3. Windward side is also called rain-shadow region. Page-101
    • A. 

      1,3

    • B. 

      2,3

    • C. 

      1,2

    • D. 

      1,2,3

  • 26. 
    Factors affecting distribution of temperature in oceans. 1. Longitude 2. Altitude 3. Distribution of land and sea 4. Wind 5. Ocean currents
    • A. 

      1,3,4

    • B. 

      2,3,5

    • C. 

      3,4,5

    • D. 

      1,2,3,4,5

  • 27. 
    Which one do you like?
    • A. 

      Option 1

    • B. 

      Option 2

    • C. 

      Option 3

    • D. 

      Option 4