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IAS Previous Year GEOGRAPHY Questions – Lecture – 22 – STHAAPNA Series

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Which one of the following is the correct sequence in the decreasing order of production (in million tones) of the given foodgrains in India? [2007]

(a) Wheat – Rice – Pulses – Coarse Cereals

(b) Rice – Wheat – Pulses – Coarse Cereals

(c) Wheat – Rice – Coarse Cereals – Pulses

(d) Rice – Wheat – Coarse Cereals – Pulses

 

Consider the following crops: [2004]

  1. Cotton
  2. Groundnut
  3. Maize
  4. Mustard

Which of the above are kharif crops?

(a) 1 and 2

(b) 1, 2 and 3

(c) 3 and 4

(d) 1, 2 , 3 and 4

 

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

         (Crops)                      (Geographical conditions)

  1. Barley 1. Hot and dry climate with poor soil
  2. Rice 2. Cool climate with poorer soil
  3. Millets 3. Warm and moist climate with high altitude
  4. Tea 4. Hot and moist climate with rich soil

Codes:

(a) A – 2; B – 4; C – 1; D – 3

(b) A – 3; B – 4; C – 1; D – 2

(c) A – 2; B – 1; C – 4; D – 3

(d) A – 3; B – 2; C – 4; D –1

 

Assertion (A) : There are no tea plantations in any African country.

Reason (R) : Tea plants need fertile soil with high humus.

Select the correct code from the ones given below:[2007]

(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

 

Though coffee and tea both are cultivated on hill slopes, there is some difference between them regarding their cultivation. In this context, consider the following statements: [2010]

  1. Coffee plant requires a hot and humid climate of tropical areas whereas tea can be cultivated in

both tropical and subtropical areas.

  1. Coffee is propagated by seeds but tea is propagated by stem cuttings only.

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

 

A state in India has the following characteristics :

  1. Its northern part is arid and semi-arid.
  2. Its central part produces cotton.
  3. Cultivation of cash crops is predominant over food crops.

Which one of the following states has all of the above characteristics? [2011 – I]

(a) Andhra Pradesh.

(b) Gujarat.

(c) Karnataka.

(d) Tamil Nadu

 

The lower Gangetic plain is characterised by humid climate with high temperature throughout the year. Which one among the following pairs of crops is most suitable for this region ? [2011 – I]

(a) Paddy and Cotton

(b) Wheat and Jute

(c) Paddy and Jute

(d) Wheat and Cotton

 

. Following are the characteristics of an area in India: [2010]

  1. Hot and humid climate
  2. Annual rainfall 200 cm
  3. Hill slopes up to an altitude of 1100 metres
  4. Annual range of temperature 15°C to 30°C.

Which one among the following crops are you most likely to find in the area described above?

(a) Mustard

(b) Cotton

(c) Pepper

(d) Virginia tobacco

 

Assertion (A) : Insect resistant transgenic cotton has been produced by inserting Bt gene. [1999]

Reason (R) : The Bt gene is derived from a bacterium.

Select the correct code from the ones given below:

(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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