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Map practice for UPSC 2019 – Set 7 | Free PDF Download

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MCQ – 1 (ASKED IN UPSC 2006 PRELIMS)

•In which one of the following oceans Diamantina Trench situated?

A) Pacific Ocean
B) Atlantic Ocean
C) Indian Ocean
D) Arctic Ocean

ANSWER OF MCQ 1 IS C

• The Diamantina Trench is in the eastern part of the larger Diamantina Fracture Zone, which stretches from the Ninety East Ridge to the Naturaliste Plateau, which lies off the lower part of Southwest Australia.

• It is one of the deepest points (surpassed by the Sunda Trench) in the Indian Ocean at 7,079 m (23,225 ft)

AZERBAIJAN HAS BEEN IN THE NEWS RECENTLY

MCQ – 2

• Consider the following statements about Azerbaijan

1. Azerbaijan is part of the Ashgabat agreement
2. Azerbaijan has a costal line with the Black Sea

A. Only 1 is true
B. Only 2 is true
C. Both are true

D. Both are false

ANSWER OF MCQ 2 IS D

The Ashgabat agreement is a multimodal transport agreement between India, Iran, Kazakhstan, Oman, Pakistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan for creating an international transport and transit corridor facilitating transportation of goods between Central Asia and the Persian Gulf.

AZERBAIJAN MAP

ENVIRONMENT MOUS BETWEEN INDIA AND FINLAND

MCQ – 3

Consider the following statements about Finland

1. Gulf of Bothnia is located near Finland
2. Finland is part of the Arctic Council

A. Only 1 is true
B. Only 2 is true
C. Both are true
D. Both are false

ANSWER OF MCQ 3 IS C

NANDA DEVI HAS BEEN IN THE NEWS

MCQ – 4 (UPSC PRELIMS 2003)

Nanda Devi peak forms a part of

A.Assam Himalayas
B. Kumaon Himalayas
C.Nepal Himalayas
D.Punjab Himalayas

ANSWER OF MCQ 4 IS B

Kumaun Himalayas, west-central section of the Himalayas in northern India, extending 200 miles (320 km) from the Sutlej River east to the Kali River.

LAKE SAMBHAR IS IN THE NEWS A LOT

MCQ – 5

Lake Sambhar is nearest to which one of the following cities of Rajasthan?

A Bharatpur
B Jaipur
C Jodhpur
D Udaipur

ANSWER – B

•The Sambhar Salt Lake, India’s largest inland salt lake, is located 96 km southwest of the city of Jaipur (Northwest India) and 64 km northeast of Ajmer along National Highway 8 in Rajasthan.

MUSI RIVER HAS BEEN IN THE NEWS LATELY

MCQ – 6

Consider the following statements about Musi River –

1. Musi River is a tributary of the Krishna River
2. Himayat Sagar and Osman Sagar are dams built on it which used to act as source of water for Hyderabad.

A. Only 1 is true
B. Only 2 is true
C. Both are true
D. Both are false

ANSWER OF MCQ 6 – C

MCQ – 7

Indonesia faced Earthquake and Tsunami together in 2018 in which of the following Islands ?

A. Java
B. Sumatra

C. Kalimantan

D. Sulawesi

ANSWER OF MCQ 7 – D

MCQ – 8 (UPSC PRELIMS 2015)

Consider the following rivers:
1. Vamsadhara
2. Indravati
3. Pranahita
4. Pennar
Which of the above are tributaries of Godavari?
(a) 1, 2 and 3
(b) 2, 3 and 4
(c) 1, 2 and4
(d) 2 and 3 only

ANSWER OF MCQ 8 – D

Godavari (Dakshina Ganga)

Tributaries

Left: Banganga, Kadva, Shivana, Purna, Kadam,Pranahita, Indravati, Taliperu, Sabari
Right: Nasardi, Darna, Pravara, Sindphana, Manjira,Manair, Kinnerasani

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