1. Match List I with List II and select the code.

List-I (Locations in Canada)    List-II (Minerals)

A. Yellowknife                             1. Asbestos

B. Knob Lake                               2. Nickel

C. Lynn Lake                               3. Gold, Silver

D. Thomson                                4. Iron

5. Copper, Gold

A            B               C                D

(a) 1       5             3                  4

(b) 4      3             2                  5

(c) 3      4              2                  1

(d) 5      4              3                  2

2. In Canada the Canadian shield region has developed as a major source of minerals because

1. Canadian shield has a Green stone Belt below which is a major reservoir of mineral resources
2. Shields because they are Pre Cambrian Formation are always rich in metallic mineral resources
3. All the shield are necessarily characterised by hydrothermal processes
4. The Canadian shield is similar that of Dharwar shield.

Of the above

(a) 1 and 2 are correct

(b) 2 and 3 are correct

(c) 1,2 and 3 are correct

(d) All are correct

3. The highest concentration of population in Canada is found in

(a) The prairie region

(b) St. Lawrence region

(c) Great Lakes region

(d) New Foundland region

4. Which of the following statements with respect to Pennsylvanian oilfields is incorrect.

1. It was the first place in North America where petroleum was struck

2. The area is now largely exhausted

3. Nashville and Pittsburgh are the two most important centres

4. The oil is mostly aromatic and par all in based

of the above

(a) 1, 2 and 3 are correct

(b) 2, 3 and 4 are correct

(c) 1, 3 and 4 are correct

(d) 3 and 4 are correct

5. Match the following

List-I (Canal/place)           List-II (Lake)

A. Lakes St Clair.                1. Superior and Huron.

B. Niagara Escarpment    2. Erie and Ontario

C. Well and Canal              3. Huron Erie

D. Sault St Marie               4. Superior and Erie

5. Huron and Ontario

A            B      C     D

(a) 3      2       2     1

(b) 2      3       3     1

(c) 3       2       1     4

(d) 3       4      1     2

6. The region bordered on the north by Huron, south by Erie and East by Ontario is called as

(a) Superior up lands

(b) Lake peninsula

(c) Lake district

(d) Lake triangle

7. What is the sequence of forming in the Canadian prairies from north to south?

1. Ranching

2. Mainly wheat

3. Mixed farming and dairying

(a) 3,2,1

(b) 3,2,1

(c) 1,3,2

(d) 1,2,3

8. Which of the following statements with respect to Canadian cities is correct.

1. Most of the cities occur in a narrow band just north of us border many of which are connected by Trans Canada Highway.

2. Most of the cities are above connected by the Canadian National and Canadian Pacific Railway 3. There are there primate cities in Canada each representing different culture and language and state of economic development.

4. The development of the cities has been purely guided by agricultural activities.

Of the above

(a) 1, and 2 are correct

(b) 2 and 3 are correct

(c) 1, 2 and 4 are correct

(d) 1, 2 and 3 are correct

9. 129. A zone of mixed farming and dairying that occurs just to the south of the Hudson Bay is called.

(a) Wheat belt

(b) Corn belt

(c) Clay belt

(d) Truckle farming belt

10. The East European countries of Poland, Czechoslovakia Hungary and Romania acted as a buffer state because.

1. The Russian government wanted it to

2. These countries provided gateway to

3. These countries had a contentedly different ideology from that of Western Europe

(a) 1 and 2 are correct

(b) 2 and 3 are correct

(c) 1, 2 and 3 are correct

(d) 1 and 3 are correct

11. Arrange the following depressions and interior drainage regions from north to south in China.

1. Dzungarian basin

2. Tsaidam basin

3. Turfan depression

4. Tarim basin

(a) 2,3,4,1

(b) 1,3,4,2

(c) 3,1,2,4

(d) 2,1,3,4

12. Arrange the following mountains and rivers in China from North to South. 1. Hwang Ho

2. Great Khingan Mts.

3. Little Khingam Mts.

4. Shenshi Hubei Mts.

5. Qinling

6. Amur river


(a) 2,3,6,4,5,1

(b) 3,2,1,5,6,4

(c) 6,3,2,4,1,5

(d) 6,3,4,2,5,1

13. Shantung Peninsula is

(a) Extension of Hwang Ho delta

(b) Part of the Korean shield

(c) Buried extension of the Mongolian ridge

(d) Flood plain of Manchuria

14. Topical Climate will be found in which part of China.

(a) Manchuria

(b) Yunnan

(c) Lhasa

(d) Dhengdu

15. Which of the following is the one odd out

(a) Xinxiang

(b) Tibet

(c) Nei Mongol

(d) Qinghai

16. Most of Cotton in China grows in

(a) Yunnan region

(b) South east coastal region

(c) Southern interior region

(d) Hwango Ho region

17. Which of the following is correct with respect to coal in China.

1. Most of coal reserves occur in north of China

2. Fushun has the world’s thikest seam of coal

3. China has decentralized its coal mining due to large area and sparse railroad distribution. 4. Most of the coal in Southern China is of lignite type.

Of the above

(a) 1 and 2 are correct

(b) 1,2 and 3 are correct

(c) 1, 4 and 2 are correct

(d) All are correct

18. The Kalgoorlie and the Coalgardie gold deposits occur in

(a) Kimberley plateau

(b) Nullarbor plains

(c) Antrim block

(d) Yilgarn plateau

19. Arrange the various physiographic regions of Great Dividing Range from north to south. 1. Atherton Table land

2. Normandy Lowland

3. Gippsland

4. Snowy Mts.


(a) 1,4,3,2

(b) 3,1,2,4

(c) 2,1,4,3

(d) 1,2,3,4

20. Consider the following statements regarding Australian rainfall and climate

1. The amount of rainfall is highest in Papua New Guinea

2. The amount of rainfall shows a gradually decreasing trend towards the interior from all sides. 3. The lowest rainfall in Australia is found in Simpson desert

4. Most of the rainfall in Darwin comes from convectional showers and willy willies .

Choose the correct statements from the code.

(a) 1,2,4

(b) 2,4

(c) 2,3

(d) All are correct

21. The northeastern portion of Arnhemland which has monsoonal climate will be generally known for

(a) No production from land

(b) Cattle raising

(c) Lumbering

(d) Rice cultivation

22. Arranges the following states of Australia in descending order in order of iron ore productions.

1. Northern Territory

2. South Australia

3. Queensland

4. Western Australia

(a) 3,4,1,2

(b) 4,3,1,2

(c) 4,2,1,3

(d) 2,4,1,3

23. Which of the following is not part of western Australian iron ore deposits. (a) Mt Newman

(b) Koolyanobing

(c) Koolanooka

(d) Middle back ranges.

24. The religious centre of Mecca and Medina is loacated in

(a) Hijaz mountains

(b) Asir Mts

(c) Yemen plateau

(d) Oman Mts.

25. In the wake of formation of the Great African Rift Valley good deal of lave eruption took place, which was responsible for blocking the flow of the river Jordan. This led to the formation of

(a) Niger desert

(b) Dead Sea

(c) Sea of Galilee

(d) Jordan lake

26. In Most of Arabian Peninsula the main economic activity is

(a) Transhumance

(b) Hunting

(c) Gathering

(d) Nomadic herding

27. The most intensively used land in the entire of Middle East region and SW Asia occurs in

(a) Israel and Syria

(b) Around Kabul

(c) In the valleys of Tigris & Euphrates

(d) All of the above

28. A leopard skin effect is going to be seen in which region of S. America. (a) Andes

(b) Patagonia

(c) Gran Chaco

(d) Mato Grosso

29. The literal meaning of the name Pampas is——————

(a) Grassland

(b) Fertile and

(c) Flat land

(d) Rolling land

30. A thick layer of loess is going to be found towards

(a) Eastern end of Bolivian plateau

(b) Eastern part of Andes in Argentinean Pampas

(c) Eastern part of Andes in Patagonia

(d) Western part of Andes in Valparaiso

31. Which basin is known as the “drought polygon”

(a) Rio Grande de sul

(b) Rio delta Plata

(c) Sao Fransisco basin

(d) Bahia Blanca

32. The Sugarloaf Mountains of Rio de Janeiro is a fine example of

(a) Exfoliation dome

(b) Rhyolite ridge

(c) Plug dome

(d) Parasitic cone

33. Identity the feature from the following description.

“A vegetation in Brazil that is a virtually impenetrable thorny woodland, sometimes intermixed with cacti where water is scarce”

(a) Mato Grosso

(b) Gran Chaco

(c) Pampas

(d) Caatinga

34. An extension of the Gran Chaco plain whose swamps and marshes are known for their beauty and wildlife and found in the south of Brazil are called as

(a) Pantanal region

(b) Mato Grosso

(c) Campos

(d) Camps

35. Consider the following statements

1. The number of tributaries of Amazon flowing towards the east is far more than

tributaries moving towards the west.

2. The Eastern moving rivers have all got deep gorges.

3. The eastern rivers cut so deep valleys that topical environments are well into the

mountainous regions.

4. The east flowing river bring with them frequent landslides.

(a) 1 and 2

(b) 2 and 3

(c) 1, 2 and 3

(d) 1, 2, 3, and 4

36. A new Trans-Continental Highway is under construction linking Brazil with Peru

(a) Lima with Recife

(b) Cape Sao Roque with Sucre

(c) Poto Allegre with Ilo

(d) Ilo with Porto Esperanca

37. The capital of Brazil was shifted to Brasilia from

(a) Sao Paulo

(b) Rio de Janeiro

(c) Polo Allegre

(d) Recife

38. The ——————–uranium mines in———–are the largest is the worlds

(a) Windoek, Namibia

(b) Etosha, S.W. Africa

(c) Rossing, Namibia

(d) Makarikai, S.W.Africa

39. The smallest country of mainland Africa is

(a) Togo

(b) Dahomey

(c) Gambia

(d) Benin

40. The highest mountains is Sahara are

(a) Ahaggar

(b) Tibesti

(c) Cameroon

(d) Chaillu

41. It’s a subtropical high-pressure belt desert characterized by sand dunes which are constantly shifting. Lies beneath these shifting sand dunes are diamond deposits

(a) Kalatai

(b) Namib Desert

(c) Bubian

(d) Botswana

42. The Largest delta of North America is

(a) Rio Grande

(b) Yukon

(c) Mississipi

(d) Mckenzie

43. The most important and longest of the pipeline in Alaska is the one that runs from

(a) Yukon territory to Anchorage

(b) McKenzie delta to Valdez

(c) Prudhoe Bay to Valdez

(d) Prodhoe Bay to Anchorage.