Geography upsc previous years questions quiz

1. The terms ‘Agreement on Agriculture’, ‘Agreement on the Application of Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures’ and ‘Peace Clause’ appear in the news frequently in the context of the affairs of the [2015-I]

 
 
 
 

2. Consider the following statements: [2007] 1. Annual range of temperature is greater in the Pacific Ocean than that in the Atlantic Ocean. 2. Annual range of temperature is greater in the Northern Hemisphere than that in the Southern Hemisphere. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

3. Claims to the historical Macedonian territory have been a bone of contention between which of the following countries? [2006]

 
 
 
 

4. Consider the following statements regarding asteroids: [1998] 1. Asteroids are rocky debris of varying size orbiting the sun 2. Most of the asteroids are small but some have diameter as large and 1000 km 3. The orbit of asteroids lies between the orbits of Jupiter and Saturn Of these statements:

 
 
 
 

5. Given below are the names of four energy crops. Which one of them can be cultivated for ethanol ? [2010]

 
 
 
 

6. Daily weather map showing isobars is an example of: [1997]

 
 
 
 

7. Which one of the following is cultivated by transplanting seedlings? [1997]

 
 
 
 

8. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists. [2005] List-I List-II (Atomic Power Plants (State) /Heavy Water Plants) A. Thal 1. Andhra Pradesh B. Manuguru 2. Gujarat C. Kakrapar 3. Maharashtra D. Kaiga 4. Rajasthan 5. Karnataka Codes :

 
 
 
 

9. A geographic region has the following distinct characteristics: [2010] 1. Warm and dry climate 2. Mild and wet winter 3. Evergreen Oak trees The above features are distinct characteristics of which one of the following regions?

 
 
 
 

10. In the earth’s direction of rotation is reversed, what should be the IST when it is noon at the International Date Line? [1997]

 
 
 
 

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