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IAS Prelims Exam 2016 : Geography Goh Cheng Leong through Questions

Feb 8, 2016 12:30 IST

    Goh Cheng Leong is one of the finest and important books for the IAS Exam preparation. It can be said that all the IAS Toppers and Teachers always recommend this book for the Indian and the World Geography.Geography acts as a pivot in the IAS Exam Preparation because the clear knowledge of Indian and World Geography plays as an interdisciplinary trump card. The candidates can relate with the geography of a specific area and can ascertain the agricultural conditions, Soil types, weather conditions and other important attributes.

    Goh Cheng Leong has the detailed chapters related to the Geography Topics such as Earth and Atmosphere , Earth Crust, Vulcanism and Earthquakes, Weathering , Mass movement,  Various Types of Landforms, Islands and Coral Reefs, Oceans, Various Climate Types, Weather Cycles etc. All the Topics are covered in a lucid manner and are written in a very interactive manner.

    But the candidates needs large amount of time to cover the whole book. Moreover they need to carry the book all the time on order to read it in the spare time for example while travelling, during recess and at other spare times. We are providing here a series of Questions through which we have tried to cover the whole Goh Cheng Leong Text Book through questions. This makes the preparation very handy and flexible.

    The candidates can read and understand various geographical phenomenons through specially framed questions.  We have prepared these questions in the chapter-wise format.

    Earth and the Universe

    Q. Which of the following infer the shape of earth is spherical?
    1.    Circumnavigation of earth
    2.    Shadow cast by earth on moon
    3.    Driving poles on earth do not give perfect spherical level

    Select the correct answer from the following codes
    a.    Only 1
    b.    Only 1 and 2
    c.    Only 2 and 3
    d.    1,2 and 3

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    The Earth’s Crust

    Q. Fold mountains are formed by which of the following?
    1.    Flow movements in mantle
    2.    Expansion or contraction of some part of earth
    3.    Increased load of overlying rocks
    Select the correct answer using following codes
    a.    Only 2
    b.    Only 1 and 2
    c.    Only 2 and 3
    d.    1,2 and 3

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    Volcanisms and Earthquakes

    Q. Which of the following gases is present in magma?
    1. CO2
    2. Sulphurated hydrogen
    3. Nitrogen
    4. CH4

    Select the correct answer from the following codes
    a.Only 2 and 3
    b.Only 1 , 2 and 3
    c.Only 1 and 4
    d.1,2,3 and 4

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    Weathering, Mass Movement and Groundwater

    Q. Consider the following statements?
    1. Granite is made of feldspar, Quartz, shale
    2. Quartz crystals are quickly weathered than feldspar.
    3. Regolith is remains of rock which forms basis of soil.

    Select the correct answer from the following codes
    a.Only 3
    b.Only 1 and 2
    c.Only 2 and 3
    d.None

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    Landforms Made by Running Water

    Q. Consider the following statements
    1. gorges are formed where the rocks are resistant.
    2. canyons are formed in arid regions of valley
    Select the correct answer from the following codes
    a. Only 1
    b. Only 2
    c. Both 1 and 2
    d. Neither 1 nor 2

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    Landforms of Glaciation

    Q. Which of the following is true about glacier?
    1. Glaciers are narrow at source but broadest down the hill.
    2. Glaciers move because it is in liquid state.
    3. The rate of movement is greatest in the side and bottom of glacier than middle.

    Select the correct answer from the following codes
    a.Only 1
    b.Only 2 and 3
    c.1,2 and 3
    d.None

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    Arid or Desert Landforms

    Q. which of the following is true about stony desert?
    1. It is composed of pebbles and gravels.
    2. They are more accessible than sandy deserts.
    3. Winds deposit vast stretches of undulating sand dunes.
    Select the correct answer from the following codes
    a. Only 1
    b. Only 1 and 2
    c. Only 2 and 3
    d. 1, 2 and 3

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    Limestone and Chalk Landforms

    Q.Which of the following are true about karst region?
    1. A region with large stretch of limestone.
    2. There is absence of surface drainage.
    3. In the karst region streams are visible for short distance
    Select the correct answer from the following codes
    a.Only 1
    b.Only 1 and 2
    c.Only 2 and 3
    d.1,2 and 3

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    Lakes

    Consider the following statements
    1. Lakes are only temporary features of earth crust.
    2. In some places lakes disappear altogether by combined process of evaporation, percolation and outflow.
    Select the correct answer from the following codes
    a. Only 1
    b. Only 2
    c. Both 1 and 2
    d. Neither 1 nor 2

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    Coastal Reforms –I

    Which of the following are marine agents of erosion?
    1. Waves
    2. Beach materials
    3. Hydraulic action
    4. Solvent action

    Select the correct answer from the following codes
    a. Only 1 and 3
    b. 1 ,2and 4
    c. Only 3 and 4
    d. 1,2 ,3and 4

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    Coastal Reforms –II

    Q. Which of the following are the features of Limestone?
    1. Limestone is soluble in rain water.
    2. It forms strong acid reacting with water and carbon dioxide from air.
    3. It is well jointed, which prevents rain water percolation naturally.

    Select the correct answer from the following codes
    a. Only 1
    b. Only 1 and 3
    c. Only 2 and 3
    d. 1,2 and 3

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