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Online Geography Quiz Set No - 48

Geography questions have been taken from previous years question papers of different competitive examinations such SSC CGL, SSC CHSL, CDS, NDA, Bank, State PSC, Railways, MAT, CAT, etc.

471) Forest policy of govt. aims to bring what percentage of total area, under forest?
A) 33%
B) 25%
C) 22%
D) 27%

472) Riparian forest is found:
A) along the banks of rivers and other wetland
B) the tarai region, on the foot hills of Himalayas
C) on the foot hills of Eastern slope of Western Ghats
D) on the foot hills of Eastern slope of Eastern Ghats

473) Most of the floods in the lowlands of N. India, the Bihar plateau and Odisha are associated with:
A) easterly depression
B) orographic rainfall
C) South-West Monsoon
D) Thunderstorm

474) The state which has attained the dubious distinction of being topper in the list with the highest encroachment of forest land:
A) Bihar
B) Andhra Pradesh
C) Haryana
D) Punjab

475) During the monsoon season rainfall decreases from the Ganga delta to the Punjab plains. It is because:
A) monsoon current moves westward along the Ganga plain and becomes drier
B) western regions are warmer than the eastern region
C) hills do not form barriers for winds
D) the area is far away from the sea

476) The extreme of temperature between summer and winter is quite low in southern part of Peninsular India mainly because:
A) the adjoining oceans moderate the temperature
B) the sky is generally cloudy
C) the sun's rays are almost vertical throughout the year
D) strong winds flow throughout the year

477) Which one of the following types of vegetation is referred as Monsoon forest?
A) Tropical Dry-evergreen forests
B) Tropical Moist-deciduous forests
C) Tropical Semi-evergreen forests
D) Tropical Dry-deciduous forests

478) The most important commercial forests of India are:
A) tropical evergreen
B) tropical deciduous
C) coniferous
D) mangrove

479) Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched?
A) Flood-prone area: North Bihar Plain
B) Drought-prone area: Kalahandi district of Odisha
C) Seismic zone: Himalayan region
D) Landslide zone: Chhotanagpur plateau

480) The wet hill forest are found in the:
A) Aravallis
B) Mahadev Hills
C) Nilgiris
D) Satpura Hills