IAS Prelims Quiz Geography

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IAS Prelims Quiz

IAS Prelims Quiz 

Civil Services is one of the most prestigious exams of our country and hence one of the toughest.

Yet each year lakhs of aspirants appear for the exam and the best among them make it to their dream destination. Attempting an IAS Prelims Quiz daily will help you immensely in the preliminary exam.

After all, at this point in time , you should practice different questions across topics.

Subject – Geography

Daily IAS Prelims Quiz for GS Paper 1 is very helpful to all UPSC aspirants in evaluating their preparation for the Preliminary examination. The questions given here are both conceptual and factual in nature.

The quiz comprises of questions as per the latest trend and analysis of the UPSC Civil Services paper. The Quiz is designed by students who have qualified Civil Services previously.

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1. Which of the following two countries have largest electrified railway network in the world?
 
 
 
 

Question 1 of 10

2. Consider the following statements –

1) Canard discontinuity is between upper crust and lower crust.
2) Repetti discontinuity is between upper mantle and lower mantle.

Select the correct code response given below:
 
 
 
 

Question 2 of 10

3. Which of the following statement is incorrect?

a) Father of the concept of continental drift is Alfred Wagner.
b) The concept of seafloor spreading was put forward by Hess and deitz.
c) Constrictive plate margins are known as convergent plate boundaries.
d) Conservative plats simply slip past one another.
 
 
 
 

Question 3 of 10

4. Match the following
Original rock Transformation
1 Shale A Quartzite
2 Basalt B Slate
3 Limestone C Amphibolites
4 Sandstone D Marble

Select the correct code given below
 
 
 
 

Question 4 of 10

5. Consider the following statements

1) The intensity of earth quake is measured in relation to the effects on human life.
2) The earthquakes do not have a definite pattern of distribution.
3) The place of origin of an earthquake is called focus.

Select the correct code given below
 
 
 
 

Question 5 of 10

6. Which of the following statement is correct?

1) Ash and cinder cones are built where eruptions are of the explosive type with a predominance of pyroclastic material.
2) The ash and under cones seldom attain highly in excess of a few hundred metres.

Select the correct code given in below.
 
 
 
 

Question 6 of 10

7. What is the correct order of rivers from north to south?
 
 
 
 

Question 7 of 10

8. Which of the following cities has maximum northern latitude?
 
 
 
 

Question 8 of 10

9. Which of the following statement is correct about Lake Loktak?

1) It is located in Mizoram.
2) It is one of the site under Ramsar Convention
 
 
 
 

Question 9 of 10

10. The Earth is an oblate spheroid and not a perfect sphere. This is because :

1. the Earth has a rotational motion and the rotational speed increases as one goes from the Poles towards the Equator.
2. The Equator experiences greater gravitional pull from the Sun.
3. The intensity of sunlight received at the Equator is greater than that at the Poles.
 
 
 
 

Question 10 of 10


 

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IAS Exam General Studies comprises a vast ocean of subjects and this paper needs to be mastered in order to reach the Mains examination.

There are 100 questions to be answered in two hours, each question carries two marks. It means there will be around 80 seconds to answer each question. So speed and accuracy is essential to tackle this examination.

While the correct answer will fetch 2 marks, a wrong answer means a loss of 0.66 marks.

It has been seen that Indian Geography is given more weightage in the Preliminary Examination.

Pattern of Paper I

(General Studies)

Marks: 200 

Negative: 0.66

Duration: Two Hours

Number of Questions: 100

Recommended Books for Geography

NCERT books of classes 9th,11th,12th

ICSE Books of classes 9th, 10th

Geography of India – Majid Hussain

Oxford School Atlas

 

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