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IAS Previous Year GEOGRAPHY Questions – Lecture – 17 – STHAAPNA Series

Sthapna - Static MCQs for GS - Subject - Day 17

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The seasonal reversal of winds is the typical characteristic of [2014]

(a) Equatorial climate

(b) Mediterranean climate

(c) Monsoon climate

(d) All of the above climates

 

. Consider the following statements : [2012 – I]

  1. The duration of the monsoon decreases from southern India to northern India.
  2. The amount of annual rainfall in the northern plains of India decreases from east to west.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

 

High temperature and low pressure over the Indian subcontinent during the summer season draws air from the Indian Ocean leading to the in-blowing of the: [1996]

(a) South-east monsoon

(b) South-west monsoon

(c) Trade winds

(d) Westerlies

 

Which one of the following is the correct sequence of Indian cities in the decreasing order, of their normal annual rainfall? [2005]

(a) Kochi–Kolkata–Delhi–Patna

(b) Kolkata–Kochi–Patna–Delhi

(c) Kochi–Kolkata–Patna–Delhi

(d) Kolkata–Kochi–Delhi–Patna

 

Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer: [1997]

List-I (Climatic conditions)                                                      List-II (Reasons)

  1. Madras is warmer than Calcutta 1. North-east monsoon
  2. Snowfall in Himalayas 2. Altitude
  3. Rainfall decreases from West Bengal to Punjab 3. Western depressions
  4. Sutlej-Ganga plain gets some rain in winter 4. Distance from the sea
  5. Latitude

Codes:

(a) A – 1; B – 2; C – 4; D – 5

(b) A – 4; B – 5; C – 1; D – 3

(c) A – 5; B – 2; C – 4; D – 3

(d) A – 5; B – 1; C – 3; D – 4

 

Assertion (A) : Bangalore receives much higher average annual rainfall than that of Mangalore.

Reason (R) : Bangalore has the benefit of receiving rainfall both from south-west and north-east

monsoons.

Choose the appropriate code from below: [2004]

(a) Both A and R are individually true and R is the correct explanation of A

(b) Both A and R are individually true but R is not the correct explanation of A

(c) A is true but R is false

(d) A is false but R is true

 

. Consider the following statements: [2009]

  1. In the world, the tropical deserts occur along the western margins of continents within the trade

wind belt.

  1. In India, the east Himalayan region gets high rainfall from north-east winds.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

 

The January isotherm taken as a basis for dividing India into tropical and subtropical zones is : [1997]

(a) 21°C

(b) 18°C

(c) 12°C

(d) 15°C

 

. Assertion (A) : Anticyclonic conditions are formed in winter season when atmospheric pressure is high and air temperatures are low.

Reason (R) : Winter rainfall in northern India causes development of anticyclonic conditions with low

temperatures.

Choose the appropriate code from below: [2001]

(a) Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

(b) Both A and R are true but R is not a correct explanation of A

(c) A is true but R is false

(d) A is false but R is true

 

 

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