UPSC Geography Prelims Questions | 2014-Set-6

 26. Which of the following have coral reefs?

1. Andaman and Nicobar Islands
2. Gulf of Kachchh
3. Gulf of Mannar 
4.     Sunderbans
Select the correct answer using the code given below.
a) 1, 2 and 3 only
b) 2 and 4 only
c) 1 and 3 only
d) 1, 2, 3 and 4


Answer. A)



27. In India, the problem of soil erosion is associated with which of the following?
1. Terrace cultivation
2. Deforestation
3. Tropical climate
Select the correct answer using the code given below.
a) 1 and 2 only
b) 2 only
c) 1 and 3 only
d) 1, 2 and 3


Answer. b)


28. The seasonal reversal of winds is the typical characteristic of
a) Equatorial climate
b) Mediterranean climate
c) Monsoon climate
d) All of the above climates


Answer. c)



29. Consider the following rivers :
1. Barak
2. Lohit
3. Subansiri
which of the above flows/flows through Arunachal Pradesh?
a) 1 only
b) 2 and 3 only
c) 1 and 3 only
d) 1, 2 and 3


Answer. b)



30. Consider the following pairs: 
Wetlands                                                Conference of rivers
1. Harike Wetlands:                         Confluence of Beas and Satluj/ Sutlej
2. Keoladeo Ghana National Park:     Confluence of Banas and Chambal
3. Kolleru Lake:                                 Confluence of Musi and Krishna
Which of the above pairs is/are correctly matched?
a) 1 only
b) 2 and 3 only
c) 1 and 3 only 
d) 1, 2 and 3


Answer. a)

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