Concept Application and Fact for Prelims Day-23 Geo

This is the Day-23 questions of the CAF Revision plan for prelims. The questions are based on the syllabus as provided in the schedule. Aspirants are requested to go through the detailed CAF strategy to understand the need of the UPSC prelims and to prepare well for the same. Attempt the questions honestly. The link to key answers and explanations of this test is at the end of the questions. The maximum time to attempt the 16 questions is 20 minutes.

Q.1) The temperate forests are called Sholas in which of the following hills?

  1. Nilgiris hills
  2. Anaimalai hills
  3. Palani hills
  4. Shevroy hills

Choose the correct answers from the codes given below

(a) 1, 2 and 3 only

(b) 2, 3, and 4 only

(c) 1, 2 and 4 only

(d) All the above

Q.2) Which of the following state has registered the highest decadal growth of population for the census period 2001-2011?

(a) Arunachal Pradesh

(b) Bihar

(c) Meghalaya

(d) Jammu and Kashmir

Q.3) Consider the following statements.

  1. The Child Sex Ratio has continuously declined from 1961 to 2011.
  2. The 2001-2011 decadal growth rate is less than that during 1991-2001.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) None

Q.4) As per 2011 census which of the following states crossed the 100 million population mark?

  1. Maharashtra
  2. Uttar Pradesh
  3. Bihar

Choose the correct answers from the codes given below

(a) 1 and 2

(b) 2 only

(c) 2 and 3

(d) 1, 2 and 3

Q.5) Which of the following statements regarding literacy in India are correct? (1992)

  1. A person who can only read but cannot write is not defined literate
  2. Children below 5 years of age are not taken into consideration even if they are able to read and write
  3. For the purpose of census, a person is deemed literate if he or she can read and write with understanding in any of the 22 languages mentioned in the Eighth Schedule of the Constitution
  4. The fact that a district has attained hundred per cent literacy does not mean that the entire population in the district is literate.

Choose the correct answers from the codes given below

(a) 1, 3 and 4

(b) 2, 3 and 4

(c) 1, 2 and 3

(d) 1, 2 and 4

Q.6) The maximum percentage of the tribal population in India constitutes

(a) Bhils

(b) Santhals

(c) Mundas

(d) Nagas

Q.7) Physiological population density is the ratio of

(a) Total population to total arable land

(b) Total population to total irrigated land area

(c) Total population to urban land area

(d) Total population to rural land area

Q.8) ‘Lushai’ is the name given to tribal population living in

(a) Nagaland

(b) Manipur

(c) Tripura

(d) Meghalaya

Q.9) Which of the following tribes is not found in Central India ?

(a) Todas

(b) Gonds

(c) Mundas

(d) Bhils

Q.10) The primitive tribes of Andaman are descendants of

(a) Negitos

(b) Australoids

(c) Mongoloids

(d) Caucasoids

Q.11) The 95th Amendment to the Indian Constitution relates to

(a) Minorities Commission

(b) Commission for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes

(c) Extension of reservation of seats for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes

(d) None of the above

Q.12) UN global media compact had been formed recently is aimed at

(a) To curb the radicalisation of youths from social media.

(b) It is aimed at advancing awareness regarding Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to be achieved by 2030

(c) To regulate social media and protect right to privacy.

(d) To regulate all forms of media in order to ensure standard practises all over.

Q.13) Aapoorti app was in news is

(a) An app to save women from dangerous situations.

(b) Digitization of Indian Railways supply chain network under its e-procurement system

(c) An app to connect all temples of India.

(d) An app to regulate the flow of water in canals

Q.14) With respect to “Paryatan Parv”, consider the following statements.

  1. It is organised by Ministry of External Affairs.
  2. It celebrates the importance of tourism throught nation.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) None

Q.15) UN environment award for Entrepreneurial Vision has been awarded to which of the following airport?

(a) Indira Gandhi International Airport

(b) Cochin International Airport

(c) Kempegowda International Airport

(d) Rajiv Gandhi International Airport

Q.16) ‘Vorombe titan’ was often in news is a

(a) the first bird from Asia to go extinct

(b) newly discovered moon of Saturn

(c) world’s largest bird

(d) largest asteroid in the Saturn’s ring

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