Geography GK Questions 1

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Geography GK Questions

[1] What is the significance of a practical approach to sugarcane production known as sustainable Sugarcane Initiative?

[1] Seed cost is very low in this compared to the conventional method of cultivation.

[2] Drip irrigation can be practiced very effectively in this.

[3] There is no application of chemical/inorganic fertilizers at all in this.

[4] 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



[2] Which one of the following types of a resource is iron ore?

[A] Renewable

[B] Biotic

[C] Flow

[D] Non-renewable




[3] Which of the following statements are true about Rio de Janeiro Earth Summit, 1992?

[1] It was the first International Earth Summit.

[2] 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



[4] 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’



[5] Which one of the following is the main cause of land degradation in Punjab?

[A] Intensive cultivation

[B] Deforestation

[C] Over irrigation

[D] Overgrazing




[6] Anushakti Vidyut Nigam Limited is a joint venture of the Nuclear Power Corporation of India and







[7] 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



[8] 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



[9] Under which of the following type of resource can tidal energy be put?

[A] Replenishable

[B] Human-made

[C] Abiotic

[D] Non-recyclable



[10] Regarding Bombay Natural History Society [BNHS], consider the following statements:

[1] It is an autonomous organization under the Ministry of Environment and Forests.

[2] It strives to conserve nature through action-based research, education, and public awareness.

[3] 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




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