UPSC CSE PRELIMS 2020 STUDY PLAN – DAY 7

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UPSC CSE PRELIMS 2020 STUDY PLAN – DAY 7

TOPICS TO BE COMPLETED TODAY

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indian geography study plan

 

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CLIMATIC CONDITIONS

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QUIZ QUESTIONS 

1. Consider the following statements about Cuba

  1. Cuba is located in the northern Caribbean where the Caribbean Sea, the Gulf of Mexico, and the Atlantic Ocean meet
  2. Havana is the largest city of Cuba

Which of the given statement/s is/are correct?

  • a. 1 only
  • b. 2 only
  • c. Both
  • d. None

 

2. The Bay of Fundy in Canada is known for 

1.Integrating largest volume of freshwater

2.Most indented coastline

3.Largest frequency of cyclones

Select the correct answer using the codes below.

  • a. 1 only
  • b. 2 and 3 only
  • c. 3 only
  • d. None of the above

 

3. Parties to the Antarctica Treaty System include

  1. India
  2. Russia.
  3. China.
  4. USA.
  5. Australia.

Select the correct answer using the codes below.

  • a. 2 and 4 only
  • b. 2, 4 and 5 only
  • c. 1, 3 and 5 only.
  • d. 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5.

 

4. Select the correct answer using the codes given below‘X’ has launched ‘Grand Trunk Road’ project to mark 70 th anniversary of India’s partition. Identify X?

  • a. Russia
  • b. United Kingdom
  • c. Uzbekistan
  • d. Afghanistan

 

5. Consider the following regarding ‘Grand Trunk Road’

  1. It runs from Chittagong, Bangladesh connecting North India and terminating in Kabul, Afghanistan.
  2. The route spanning the Grand Trunk (GT) road existed during the Mauryan Empire

Which of the given statements is/are correct?

  • a. 1 only
  • b. 2 only
  • c. Both 1 and 2
  • d. Neither 1 and 2

 

6. Consider the following statements

  1. Indian Railways is the 3rd largest railway network in the world
  2. The Russian rail network, with an operating route length over 250,000km, is the biggest in the world .

Which of the given statements is/are correct?

  • a. 1 only
  • b. 2 only
  • c. Both 1 and 2
  • d. Neither 1 and 2

 

7. Which country is the largest producer of Sugar in the world?
  • a. India
  • b. Argentina
  • c. Brazil
  • d. USA

 

8. Which of these geographical features lies in Southern Africa?
  • a. Djouf Basin
  • b. Kalahari Basin
  • c. Sudan Basin
  • d. Chad Basin

9. Which are the three main factors that cause population change?
  • a. Births, Deaths and marriage
  • b. Births, Deaths and migration
  • c. Births, Deaths and life expectancy
  • d. Births. Deaths and Sex ratio

 

10. India and Nepal have traditionally been close since ancient times as a result of geographical location and common religious, linguistic and cultural identities that overlap the two countries. Consider the following Indian states.With which of the above states Nepal shares its boundary?

1. Bihar

2.Jharkhand

3.Uttarakhand

4.Uttar Pradesh

  • a. 1, 2 and 3 only
  • b. 2, 3 and 4 only
  • c. 1, 3 and 4 only
  • d. All the above

 

11. Substantial reduction of coffee production in China
  • a. Increased land availability and labour productivity in China
  • b. China becoming the largest tea consumer in the world recently
  • c. Sudden climate events in India have disrupted tea production since last decade
  • d. None of the above

 

12. Which of these rock formations of plains and young fold are most likely to contain non-metallic minerals?
  • a. Igneous.
  • b. Metamorphic
  • c. Sedimentary
  • d. Any of the above depending on the rainfall in the region

 

13. Consider the following statements.

  1. Natural gas is often found with petroleum deposits.
  2. Russia is a major producer of natural gas.
  3. In India, natural gas is found only in Western and Southern India.

Select the correct answer using the codes below.

  • a. 1 and 2 only
  • b. 2 and 3 only
  • c. 3 only
  • d. 1, 2 and 3

 

14. Among the following, which continent has the largest proportion of land as arable land?
  • a. Europe
  • b. Australia.
  • c. South America.
  • d. Africa

 

15. Which of these regions is experiencing the highest annual rates of natural increase in the population?
  • a. West Asia and Africa
  • b. Eastern South America.
  • c. Northern Australia.
  • d. South Asia.

 

16. Robben Island  is located in
  • a. North America
  • b. Europe
  • c. South America
  • d. South Africa

 

17. Identify the correct statement about CYPRUS
  • a. It is a landlocked country north of Turkey
  • b. It is an island country in the Eastern Mediterranean
  • c. It is an island country in the Western Mediterranean
  • d. It is a landlocked country located south of Turkey, west of Syria and Lebanon, northwest of Israel north of Egypt, and southeast of Greece.

 

18. Which one of the following countries is farthest from the equator?
  • a. Kenya
  • b. Maldives
  • c. Columbia
  • d. France

 

19. Forests in which teak is the most dominant species
  • a. Tropical evergreen forests
  • b. Tropical thorn forests and scrubs
  • c. Tropical deciduous forests
  • d. Mangrove forests

 

20. When it is 12 noon at Greenwich, the time at 12° east of Greenwich will be?
  • a. 48 minutes ahead of Greenwich time
  • b. 48 minutes behind Greenwich time
  • c. 60 minutes ahead of Greenwich time
  • d. behind Greenwich time

 

21. Match the following

  1. Leading coal producer                               A. China
  2. Largest producer of diamonds                 B. Russia
  3. Largest producer of bauxite                      C. Australia

Select the correct code

  • a. 1-A, 2-B, 3-C
  • b. 1-B, 2-C, 3-A
  • c. 1-A, 2-C, 3-C
  • d. 1-C, 2-A, 3-B

 

22. About 50% of the World population is concentrated between the latitudes of
  • a. 5° N and 20° N
  • b. 20° N and 40° N
  • c. 40° N and 60° N
  • d. 20° S and 40° S

 

23. Which one of the following statements is correct with reference to our Solar System?
  • a. The diameter of the Sun is 190 times that of the Earth
  • b. The Earth is the densest of all the planets in our solar system
  • c. The predominant element in the composition of Earth is silicon
  • d. The Sun contains 75 percent of the mass of the solar system

 

24. Consider the following

  1. Jupiter
  2. Earth
  3. Moon
  4. Mars
  5. Venus

Arrange the above in increasing order of their orbital period:

  • a. 3-5-2-4-1
  • b. 5-4-3-2-1
  • c. 5-3-2-4-1
  • d. 3-1-4-2-5

 

25. The Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS) of the Ministry of Earth Sciences inaugurated the Ocean Forecasting System for Indian Ocean countries Comoros, Madagascar, and Mozambique. Consider the following about the location of these countries?

  1. They lie to the North of Somalia.
  2. Madagascar lies to the North of Comoros.
  3. Seychelles lies to the South of Madagascar.

Select the correct answer using the codes below.

  • a. 1 only
  • b. 2 and 3 only
  • c. 1 and 3 only
  • d. None of the above

 

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