General Geography MCQs Page-3

21) The seasonal reversal of winds is a phenomenon noticed in _________
(A) Monsoon climate
(B) Mediterranean climate
(C) Equatorial climate
(D) High lands

22) 'Roaring Forties' are __________
(A) Cyclonic westerly winds in northern hemisphere
(B) Spring tides
(C) Ocean current in northern hemisphere
(D) Steady north westerly anti-trade winds in southern, hemisphere

23) Humidity in the air is maximum in _________
(A) Winter
(B) Summer
(C) Monsoon
(D) Autumn

24) Sandstones belong to _________
(A) Argillaceous rocks
(B) Calcareous rocks
(C) Carbonaceous rocks
(D) Arenaceous rocks

25) The lunar eclipse occurs when _________
(A) Moon is between the earth and the sun
(B) Earth is between the sun and the moon
(C) Sun is between the earth and the moon
(D) Earth is at right angles to the direction of the sun and the moon

26) The high yielding varieties of crops possess which of the following characters?
(1) Ability to trap more solar energy
(2) Ability to utilize more nutrients
(3) High harvest index
(4) Ability to use less water
(a) 1,2 and 4 (b) 2 and 3 (c) 1, 2 and 3 (d) 1 and 3

27) Contour is a measure of _________
(A) Topography
(B) Rainfall
(C) Temperature
(D) Pressure

28) Latitude of south pole is ________
(A) 0° S
(B) 30° S
(C) 60° S
(D) 90° S

29) There is a severe difference in the climates of Northern and Southern Hemispheres.Why?
(A) Due to rotation of earth around its axis
(B) Due to revolution of earth around the sun on its orbit
(C) Both of the above
(D) None of the above

30) The area associated with the greatest frequency of earthquakes is _________
(A) Eastern coastal areas of Asia
(B) Northern Coastal areas of Eurasia
(C) West coast of North and South Americas
(D) Western coastal areas of Africa

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