Geography GK Questions
 What is the significance of a practical approach to sugarcane production known as sustainable Sugarcane Initiative?
 Seed cost is very low in this compared to the conventional method of cultivation.
 Drip irrigation can be practiced very effectively in this.
 There is no application of chemical/inorganic fertilizers at all in this.
 The scope for intercropping is more in this compared to the conventional method of cultivation.
Select the correct answer using the code given below.
[A] 1 and 3 only
[B] 1, 2 and 4 only
[C] 2, 3 and 4 only
[D] 1, 2, 3 and 4 only
 Which one of the following types of a resource is iron ore?
 Which of the following statements are true about Rio de Janeiro Earth Summit, 1992?
 It was the first International Earth Summit.
 Summit was convened for addressing urgent problems of environmental protection and socio-economic development at the global level.
[A] 1correct only
[B] 2 correct only
[C] Both 1 and 2 correct
[D] Neither 1 nor 2 correct
 If a wetland of international importance is brought under the ‘Montreux Record’, what does it imply?
[A] Changes in ecological character have occurred, are occurring, or are likely to occur in the wetland as a result of human interference.
[B] The country in which the wetland is located should enact a law to prohibit any human activity within five kilometers from the edge of the wetland
[C] The survival of the wetland depends on the cultural practices and traditions of certain communities living in its vicinity and therefore the cultural diversity therein should not be destroyed
[D] It is given the status of ‘World Heritage Site’
 Which one of the following is the main cause of land degradation in Punjab?
[A] Intensive cultivation
[C] Over irrigation
 Anushakti Vidyut Nigam Limited is a joint venture of the Nuclear Power Corporation of India and
 Which of the following soils of India has been formed due to weathering of basaltic lava?
[A] Alluvial soils
[B] Laterite soils
[C] Red soils
[D] Regur soils
 Which one of the following pairs of islands is separated from each other by the ‘Ten Degree Channel’?
[A] Andaman and Nicobar
[B] Nicobar and Sumatra
[C] Maldives and Lakshadweep
[D] Sumatra and Java
 Under which of the following type of resource can tidal energy be put?
 Regarding Bombay Natural History Society [BNHS], consider the following statements:
 It is an autonomous organization under the Ministry of Environment and Forests.
 It strives to conserve nature through action-based research, education, and public awareness.
 It organizes and conducts nature trails and camps for the general public.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
[A] 1 and 3 only
[B] 2 only
[C] 2 and 3 only
[D] 1, 2 and 3