Geography MCQS for SPSC KPKPSC

(1) The smallest scale maps are

(a) Topographical
(b) Cadastral
(c) Atlas
(d) None of theses

(2) The area between 50 and 70 degree longitude East on a map is

(a) Zone
(b) Gore
(c) Graticule
(d) None of theses

(3) A sector diagram is also called :

(a) Histogram
(b) Bar diagram
(c) Pie diagram
(d) None of theses

(4) Mercator's projection is unsuitable for

(a) Canada
(b) Pakistan
(c) Mexico
(d) All of theses

(5) The greatest annual variation in intensity of direct solar illumination occurs in

(a) Temperate zone
(b) Polar areas
(c) Near to tropic
(d) None of theses

(6) Psychometric measures :

(a) Absolute humidity
(b) Relative humidity
(c) Precipitation
(d) None of theses

(7) Mediterranean climate region has dry summer due to the influence of

(a) ITC
(b) Onshore Trade winds
(c) Subtropical highs
(d) None of theses

(8) How many cal per cm square per minutes the approximate solar constant

(a) 3.00
(b) 2.00
(c) 1.00
(d) None of theses

(9) Land breeze is an example of

(a) Vortex
(b) Geostrophic wind
(c) Convection cell
(d) None of theses

(10) When surface waters in the eastern Pacific are colder than normal, the climate event is called:

(a) La Nina
(b) El Nino
(c) Micro-climate
(d) None of theses

(11) The deepest ocean trench is situated in

(a) Southern Indian Ocean
(b) Northern Atlantic Ocean
(c) Southern Pacific Ocean
(d) None of theses

(12) Saline ocean water freezes only when the temperature drops to :

(a) --2.9 degree C
(b) --0.9 degree C
(c) --1.9 degree C
(d) None of theses

(13) The hydrological cycle is driven by the energy of:

(a) Tides
(b) Waves
(c) Currents
(d) None of theses

(14) Wind abrasion is most powerful above the ground up to the height of:

(a) 3 meters
(b) 2 meters
(c) 1 meter
(d) None of theses

(15) Deposition of basic lava results in the formation of:

(a) Strato volcano
(b) Composite cone
(c) Shield volcano
(d) None of theses

(16) 1 unit increases on the Richter scale means an increase in energy release of an earthquake by:

(a) 10.7 fold
(b) 31.7 fold
(c) 41.7 fold
(d) None of theses

(17) Parallel arrangement of platy minerals in metamorphic rocks is called:

(a) Crystallization
(b) Foliation
(c) Compaction
(d) None of theses

(18) What is the best description for Asthenosphere.?

(a) Hot, ductile with deformable rocks
(b) Weak, hot with rigid rocks
(c) Less dense and more plastic rocks
(d) None of theses

(19) Paternoster lakes are formed due to:

(a) Continental glacial erosion
(b) Glacial-fluvial deposition
(c) Alpine glacial deposition
(d) None of theses

(20) Classification of air-messes depends on their:

(a) Temperature and humidity
(b) Temperature and pressure
(c) Pressure and humidity
(d) None of theses


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