Q1. The terms longitude and latitude were first used by
Q2. The original home of the gypsies was:
Q3. The continent through which both the tropic of cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn pass is
(a) North America
Q4. . Which one of the following does not belong to biosphere reserves set-up so far?
(a) Great Nicobar
(c) Nanda Devi
(d) Gulf of Kutch
Q5. Consider the following statements and select the correct answer using the codes given below:
Assertion (A): The length of the day at the equator is always 12 hours.
Reason (R): The angle of incidence of the Sun’s rays at the equator is constant.
(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 the correct explanation of A.
(c) A is true, but R is false.
(d) A is false, but R is true.
Q6. Which one of the following is the correct sequence of the descending order of the latitudinal zones of ocean salinity? Use the codes given below to select the correct answer:
- 10°N — 15°N
- 15°N — 40°N
- 40°N — 50°N
- 50°N — 70°N
(a) 1, 3, 2, 4
(b) 2, 1, 3, 4
(c) 2, 1, 4, 3
(d) 1, 4, 3, 2
Q7. Who founded the word “Geography”?
Q8. Arakan Yoma is the extension of the Himalayas located in:
Q9. Which one of the following characteristics of the earth is not explained by the tetrahedral hypothesis?
(a) Drifting of the continents.
(b) Location of the chain of Fold Mountains around the Pacific Ocean.
(c) Antipodal arrangement of the continents and oceans.
(d) Triangular shape of the continents and the oceans.
Q10. Milky Way Galaxy was first seen by-
(b) Martin Schmidt