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PPSC Lecturer Recruitment 2015 Geography Important Mcqs from Past Papers for Lecturer Test Preparation 2015

PPSC Lecturer Recruitment 2015 Geography   Important Mcqs from Past Papers for Lecturer Test Preparation 2015

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
Population Geogrpahy emerged as a distinct subject in:
(a) 1946 (b) 1950 (c)1953 (d) None of these

(2)_____was the first to plead case for Population Geography in annual meeting of AAG
(a)Hooson (b) Clarke (c) Zelinski (d) None of These

(3) Population Geography is an allied field of:
(a) Sociology (b) Demography (c) Anthropology (d) None of These

(4) As _____ Science, Population Geography heavily depends on statistical data.
(a) Social (b) Physical (c) Emperical (d) None of these

(5) When an enumerator collects the data himself, then it is called as:
(a) primary data (b) meta data (c) Tertiary Data (d) None

(6) In Censues when people are counted where they are found at the time of census is called:
(a) De-facto (b) De-jure (c) De La Santa (d) None

(7) The arithmetic density of population is merely the:
(a) Land to people ratio (b) Man to land ratio (c) Resource to people ratio (d) None

(8) In terms of Population size, Pakistan is _____ largest country of the world.
(a) 6th (b) 8th (c) 11th (d) None

(9) The Continuous Data pertaining to population can be had from:
(a) Sample Surveys (b) Census (c) Vital Registration System (d) None

(10) ____ is a measure of population distribution
(a) Masculinity (b) Density (c) Fecundity (d) None

(11) The Vedic age in South Asia began in 1500 BC with the migration of Indo-Aryans from the:
(a) Potwar Plateau (b) Tibetan Plateau (c) Iranian Plateau (d) None

(12) Hamun-i-Mushkal is a ______ lake in Balochistan:
(a) Playa (b) Ox Bow (c) Man-Made (d) None

(13) The Hills made of sand and clay near Sargodha and Chiniot are:
(a) Nilgri Hills (b) Palnai Hills (c) Kairana Hills (d) None

(14) Thimpu is the capital of:
(a) India (b) Bangladesh (c) Bhutan (d) None

(15) The area between Jhelum and Indus River is called the:
(a) Rachna Doab (b) Sindh-Sagar Doab (c)Bari Doab (d) None

(16) Most of parts of South Asia Countries experience _____ type of rainfall:
(a) Monsoon (b) Convectional (c) Cyclone (d) None

(17) _____ is called the Switzerland of Asia:
(a) The Valley of Peshawar (b) The Valley of Kashmir (c) The Swat Valley (d) None

(18) ______ largely determines the type of vegetation in South Asia:
(a)Rainfall (b) Topography (c) Altitude (d) None

(19) The type of soil found in the Indo-Gangetic plain is called:
(a) Desert Soil (b) Saline Soil (c) Alluvial (d) None

(20) ______ requires more water than any other crop of South Asia:
(a) Cotton (b) Sugar Cane (c) Paddy (d) None
. Potohwar Plateau is bordered on the east of river: Jehlum
2. Key to Mediterranean is: Gibraltar
3. Etna is a volcano in: Italy
4. Transportation and trade are: Tertiary economic activities
5. The Mediterranean of northern Europe is: Baltic
6. Niamey is the capital of: Niger
7. Approx height of Tirch Mir: 7700 meters
8. Christaller is: central place theory
9. Urbanization started with: industraial revolution
10. Shifting cultivation is practiced in: hardwood
11. The largest producer of golden fiber is: Bangladesh
12. Circumference of earth is: 25000 miles
13. Wheat is cultivated mainly in: Temperate regions
14. Baltoro glacier is in: Karakoram range
15. Falkland islands are in: South america
16. Halite is found in: Salt range
17. Atacama desert is in: Chile
18. Most polluted city of the world is: new mexico
19. Bolan pass connects: Quetta afghanistan
) Which of the following features has been produced by wind deflation?

(a) Lake Toba
(b) Lake Chad
(c) Qattara Depression
(d) None of these

(ii) The Roots of Mountain Theory of Isostasy is credited to:

(a) Archdeacon Pratt
(b) G. B. Airy
(c) Vening Meneisz
(d) None of these

(iii) The San Andrea’s Fault is an example of a:

(a) Normal Fault
(b) Reverse Fault
(c) Transform Fault
(d) None of these

(iv) The Dilatancy Theory explains:

(a) Origin of earthquakes
(b) Prediction of earthquakes
(c) Intensity of earthquakes
(d) None of these

(v) The Mississippi delta is an example of:

(a) Arcuate delta
(b) Birds foot delta
(c) Mangrove delta
(d) None of these

(vi) Volcanic chains are formed as a lithosphere plate moves over a:

(a) Volcanic front
(b) Mantle plume
(c) Arc trench gap
(d) None of these

(vii) The world’s largest lake ranked by surface area is:

(a) Lake Superior
(b) Caspian Sea
(c) Lake Victoria
(d) None of these

(viii) The Shadow Zone of an earthquake from the focus exists between:

(a) 110° – 150°
(b) 130° – 140°
(c) 103° – 143°
(d) None of these

(ix) The magnitude of an earthquake is measured by _____ scale.

(a) Richter
(b) Anderson
(c) Beufort
(d) None of these

(x) An example of intraplate volcanism is:

(a) Aleutian Islands
(b) Hawaii
(c) Mt. St. Helens
(d) None of these

(xi) Yazoo streams are streams which:

(a) Flow in the back swamps
(b) Formed by stream piracy
(c) Part of trellis drainage
(d) None of these
(xii) Zenithal Projections are mostly used for _____ areas.

(a) Equatorial
(b) Tropical
(c) Polar
(d) None of these

(xiii) A line which is drawn on Mercator’s Projection is known as:

(a) Laxodrome
(b) Rhumb Line
(c) Both (a) and (b)
(d) None of these

(xiv) One of the following is also called international scale:

(a) Linear
(b) R.F.
(c) Diagonal
(d) None of these

(xv) Lines joining places having equal temperature are:

(a) Iso-baths
(b) Iso-therms
(c) Iso-hyets
(d) None of these

(xvi) Ideal cycle of erosion was first suggested by:

(a) B.W. Sparks
(b) Thornbury
(c) W.M. Davis
(d) None of these

(xvii) Desert vegetations are predominantly:

(a) Xerophytes
(b) Halophytes
(c) Epiphytes
(d) None of these

(xviii) The usual way of showing population on a map is by using:

(a) Dots
(b) Squares
(c) Lines
(d) None of these

(xix) On the Moho Scale of Hardness, the mineral with hardness 3 is:

(a) Calcite
(b) Fluorite
(c) Apatite
(d) None of these

(xx) The moraine formed where two glaciers converge is termed:

(a) Lateral
(b) Terminal
(c) Medial
(d) None of these
Geography Paper II
Solved MCQS 2011

(i) The term ‘geography’ was first used by:

(a) Ptolemy
(b) Strabo
(c) Eratosthenes
(d) None of these

(ii) “There are no necessities, only possibilities”. This approach of ‘Possibilism’ was the idea of:

(a) Lucien Fabvre
(b) Vidal-de-La Blache
(c) Alfred Hettner
(d) None of these

(iii) Ellen C. Semple’s ideas were rooted in:

(a) Possibilism
(b) Environmental Determinism
(c) Probabilism
(d) None of these

(iv) All of the following countries are major exporters of fish except:

(a) Japan
(b) Norway
(c) India
(d) None of these

(v) Shifting cultivation is known by all of the following names except:

(a) Ladang
(b) Milpa
(c) Transhumance
(d) None of these

(vi) Due to the outdoor nature of their work, Primary producers have been labelled _____ workers:

(a) Blue-collar
(b) Red-collar
(c) Green-collar
(d) None of these

(vii) Truck farming mean:

(a) Farming by trucks
(b) Production of trucks
(c) Vegetable growing
(d) None of these

(viii) The length of the coastline of Nepal is:

(a) 2562 Km
(b) 5000 Km
(c) 0 Km
(d) None of these

(ix) The sub-Himalayas or outermost Himalayas is also known as:

(a) Lesser Himalayas
(b) Great Snowy Himalayas
(c) The Siwaliks
(d) None of these

(x) ‘Rab-ul-Kali’ desert is located in:

(a) Africa
(b) Pakistan
(c) Saudi Arabia
(d) None of these

(xi) Rivers White Nile and Blue Nile converge at:

(a) Khartoum
(b) Sudan
(c) Omdurman
(d) None of these

(xii) Haphazard cutting and burning of vegetation is part of _____ agriculture.

(a) Nomadic
(b) Shifting
(c) Subsistence
(d) None of these

(xiii) Which of the following is not a fuel?

(a) Magnetite
(b) Lignite
(c) Natural Gas
(d) None of these

(xiv) The Suez Canal was constructed in:

(a) 1869
(b) 1857
(c) 1971
(d) None of these

(xv) Panama Canal lies in:

(a) North America
(b) South America
(c) Forms the boundary between North and South America.
(d) None of these

(xvi) In economic geography Isotims and Isodapanes are related to :

(a) Transport cost
(b) Retailing
(c) Barter trade
(d) None of these

(xvii) The portion of the world permanently inhabited by man is called:

(a) Ecosystem
(b) Ecumene
(c) MDC
(d) None of these

(xviii) The five rivers of Punjab join the Indus at:

(a) Pathankot
(b) Mithankot
(c) Hazara
(d) None of these

(xix) The height of Mount Everest is about;

(a) 8000 m
(b) 8848 m
(c) 9000 m
(d) None of these

(xx) The length of Indus river is about:

(a) 2900 Km
(b) 2500 Km
(c) 3500 Km
(d) None of these

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