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1.Which of the below factors influence the ocean currents?

  1. Rotation of the Earth
  2. Air pressure and wind
  3. Density of ocean water
  4. Revolution of the Earth
  5. a) 1 and 2 only b) 1,2 and 3                 c) 1 and 4        d) 2,3 and 4

Ans:     B

2. The River Narmada flows to the west, while most other large  rivers of peninsula flow to the east. Why?

  1. It occupies a linear rift valley
  2. It flows between the Vindhyas and the Satpuras.
  3. The land slopes towards the west from Central India.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

a) 1 only b) 2 and 3                    c) 1 and 3                    d) None

Ans:     A

3. Which of the following statements regarding laterite soil of India are correct?

  1. They are generally red in color.
  2. They are rich in nitrogen and potash
  3. They are developed well in UP and  Rajasthan
  4. cashew nuts and Tapioca grow well on this soil.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

a) 1,2 and 3               b) 2,3 and 4                 c) 1 and 4                    d) 2 and 3 only

Ans:     C

4. Consider the following statements:

  1. Natural gas occurs in Gondwana beds.
  2. Mica occurs in abundance in Kodarma.
  3. Dharwar are famous for petroleum.

5. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 1 and 2        b) 2 only                      c) 2 and 3                    d) None

Ans:     B

6. Which one of the following is the characteristic climate of the Tropical Savannah Region?

a) Rainfall throughout the year

b) Rainfall in winter only

c) An extremely short dry season

d) A definite dry and wet season

Ans:     D

6. Which of the following pairs are correctly matched?

Tribe                            State

  1. Limboo (Limbu) :  Sikkim
  2. Karbi : Himachal Pradesh
  3. Dongaria Kondh : Odisha
  4. Bonda :  Tamil Nadu

Select the correct answer using following codes:

a) 1 and 3 only      b) 2 and 4 only            c) 1,3 and 4 only         d)1,2,3 and 4

Ans:     A

7. Consider the following crops:

1. Cotton     2. Groundnut              3. Rice             4. Wheat

Which of these are Kharif crops?

a) 1 and 4     b) 2 and 3 only            c) 1,2 and 3                 d) 2,3 and 4

Ans:      C