DAY 74 DAILY MCQ TOPIC GEOGRAPHY FROM UPSC PRELIMS For govt jobs preparation daily MCQ will be provided, most of the questions will be from the past question papers from UPSC, SSC, IBPS.

  1. Which of the following leaf modifications occurs/occur in desert areas to inhibit water loss? [UPSC-2013]
  1. Hard and waxy leaves
  2. Tiny leaves or no leaves
  3. Thorns instead of leaves

Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

  • 1 and 2 only
  • 2 only
  • 1 and 3 only
  • 1, 2 and 3

2. The black cotton soil of India has been formed due to the weathering of [UPSC- 2021]

  • Brown forest soil
  • Fissure volcanic rock
  • Granite and schist
  • Shale and limestone

3.  Among the following, which one is the least water-efficient crop? [UPSC- 2021]

  • Sugarcane
  • Sunflower
  • Pearl millet
  • Red gram

4. Mediterranean Sea is a border of which of the following countries? [UPSC- 2013]

  1. Jordan
  2. Iraq
  3. Lebanon
  4. Syria
    Select The correct answer using the code given below
  • 1, 2 and 3
  • 2 and 3 only
  • 3 and 4 only
  • 1, 3 and 4 only

5. Contour bunding is a method of soil conservation used in [UPSC- 2017]

  • Desert margins, liable to strong wind action
  • Low flat plains, close to stream courses, liable to flooding
  • Scrublands, liable to spread of weed growth
  • None of the above

6. The most important fishing grounds of the world are found in the regions where: [UPSC- 2013]

  • Warm and cold atmospheric currents meet
  • Rivers drain out large amounts of fresh water into the sea
  • Warm and cold oceanic currents meet
  • Continental shelf is undulating

7. Recently, a series of uprisings of people referred to as ‘Arab Spring’ originally started from [UPSC-2014]

  • Egypt
  • Lebanon
  • Syria
  • Tunisia

8. Which one of the following pairs of islands is separated from each other by the ‘Ten Degree Channel’? [UPSC-2014]

  • Andaman and Nicobar
  • Nicobar and Sumatra
  • Maldives and Lakshadweep
  • Sumatra and Java

9. Consider the following pairs: [UPSC-2013]

  1. Nokrek Biosphere Reserve : Garo Hills
  2. Logtak (Loktak)Lake : Barail Range
  3. NamdaphaNationalPark : Dafla Hills
    Which of the above pairs is/are correctly matched?
    (a) 1 only
    (b) 2 and 3 only
    (c) 1, 2 and 3
    (d) None

10. Among the following, which one is the largest exporter of rice in the world in the last five years? [UPSC-2013]

  • China
  • India
  • Myanmar
  • Vietnam





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