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Human Geography Test - 1

Que.1

Which of the following statements is/are true about the Urban Heat Island?
1. In the Urban Heat Island the temperature contrast with the surrounding is higher during night as compared to the day.
2. Regular blowing of wind will increase the effect of urban heat island.
3. Concrete and asphalt used in construction activities support the formation of urban heat island.
4. It increases the occurrence of heat waves in summer.
Codes:

A.

1 and 2

B.

2, 3 and 4

C.

1, 3 and 4

D.

2 and 4

Que.2

Which of the following statements is/are true about concept of conurbation?
1. It is a region comprising a number of  cities which have merged through population growth and physical expansion.
2. It is a region in which administration of the cities or towns differs but social structure and culture remain identical. 
3. It has multiple labour markets in disintegrated form.
Codes:

A.

Only 1

B.

2 and 3

C.

1 and 3

D.

All

Que.3

Which of the following pairs related to Indian cities is/are correct?
1. Chandigarh and Bhubaneshwar: planned cities of India.
2. Karaikal: highest sex ratio in India.
3. Bangalore: highest literacy rate in India.
Codes:

A.

Only 1

B.

1 and 2

C.

Only 3

D.

All

Que.4

Which of the following statements is/are true about rural urban migration?
1. Rural urban migration leads to the feminization of agriculture.
2. Rural urban migration increases the remittances to home and decreases the child labour and crime rates in cities.
Codes:

A.

Only 1

B.

Only 2

C.

Both

D.

None

Que.5

Which of the following statements is/are true about Smart Cities Mission?
1. It is mainly focused on city improvement, city renewal and city extension.
2. It is a fully centrally sponsored scheme.
3. E-governance, urban mobility and citizen services all are the Smart City solutions. 
Codes:

A.

1 and 2

B.

Only 3

C.

1 and 3

D.

All

Que.6

Which of the following statements is/are true about urban pollution?
1. Acid rain in urban areas occurs due to generation of nitrous oxide from diesel vehicles.
2. Construction activities in cities are contributing to the air pollution and soil pollution.
3. Haze and photochemical smog are more prevalent in urban areas due to industrialization.
Codes:

A.

1 and 2

B.

Only 2

C.

1 and 3

D.

All

Que.7

Which of the following statements is/are correct with respect to the Office of the Registrar General?
1. The Office of the Registrar General is the nodal authority for conducting decennial Census in the country.
2. The post is held by a civil servant holding the rank of Joint Secretary to Government of India.
3. The Census organization functions under the Prime Minister's Office.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

A.

1 and 2

B.

1 and 3

C.

Only 1

D.

All

Que.8

According to the Indian Constitution the Census is mentioned in which of the following list?

A.

Union list

B.

State list

C.

Residuary list

D.

Concurrent list

Que.9

Which of the following statements is/are  incorrect with respect to decadal growth rate of India?
1. Percentage decadal growth rate of India is continuously decreasing after 1951-1961.
2. Percentage decadal growth rate of India is lowest in 2001-2011 since Independence.
3. Nagaland has the negative decadal growth according to Census 2011.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

A.

1 and 2

B.

Only 3

C.

Only 1

D.

None

Que.10

Which of the following statements are correct regarding National Population Commission?
1. It was formed to give direction to Registrar General of India in conducting Census.
2. Chief Ministers of all states, ministers of the related central ministries, secretaries of the concerned departments, eminent physicians, demographers and the representatives of the civil society are members of the commission.
3. It is chaired by the Prime Minister.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

A.

1 and 3

B.

1 and 2

C.

2 and 3

D.

Only 2

Que.11

Different forms of models are used in designing urban projects. Which of the following is/are true about those?
1. In Engineering, Procurement & Construction model developer executes the project on behalf of the government.
2. Hybrid annuity model is a mix of BOT annuity and EPC Model.
3. In Swiss Challenge method the bid is published and invites the third parties to match or exceed it.
Codes:

A.

1 and 2

B.

Only 2

C.

Only 3

D.

All

Que.12

According to Indian Census- 2011, which of the following states have recorded decline in the sex ratio with compare to Census- 2001?

A.

Maharashtra, West Bengal and Assam

B.

Gujarat, Bihar and Jammu and Kashmir

C.

Uttar Pradesh, Nagaland and Jharkhand

D.

Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan

Que.13

Which of the following statements is/are true about urbanization in India as per census 2011?
1. Population in urban areas was 11.4% in 1901 census which now exceeds 40% as per the 2011 census.
2. Among all the metropolitan cities Delhi/NCR has the highest population.
3. In India southern and eastern region is less urbanized as compared to the northern region.
Codes:

A.

1 and 2

B.

Only 2

C.

Only 3

D.

None

Que.14

Which of the following statements is/are true about urban local bodies?
1. Urban local bodies got statutory status through 74rd Amendment.
2. All forms of urban local bodies are governed by the laws passed by the state legislature.
3. Cattle pounds and prevention of cruelty to animal comes under the function of urban local bodies. 
Codes:

A.

1 and 2

B.

Only 2

C.

Only 3

D.

All

Que.15

Which of the following are the proposed benefits of the Real Estate Act, 2016?
1. It will help Government of India in implementing 'Housing for All by 2022', through enhanced private participation. 
2. It makes mandatory registration for both residential and commercial real estate projects thus will restore confidence of the general public in the real estate sector.
3. It is expected to ensure greater accountability of real estate companies towards customers as well as the government.
Codes:

A.

1 and 2

B.

2 and 3

C.

Only 2

D.

All

Que.16

Which of the following statements is/are true about Swachha Bharat Mission Urban?
1. Both, elimination of open defecation and eradication of manual scavenging form the part of objectives of Swachha Bharat Mission Urban.
2. The mission focuses on building public toilets, community toilets and solid waste management.
3. Under this, it is the responsibility of the central government to provide toilet facilities to all temporary migrants and the homeless in urban areas.
Codes:

A.

1 and 2

B.

1 and 3

C.

Only 2

D.

All

Que.17

Which of the following statements depict the relation between geographical factors and cities?
1. Principle of continentality in Delhi increases pollution and decreases temperature in the winters.
2. Principle of land and sea breeze moderates the climate of Chennai.
3. Funnel shaped Cherrapunji valley makes it the land of the highest rainfall.
Codes:

A.

1 and 3

B.

1 and 2

C.

2 and 3

D.

All

Que.18

Place the following states in increasing order according to the population?
1. Uttar Pradesh
2. Maharashtra 
3. Bihar 
4. West Bengal 
5. Tamil Nadu
Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

A.

3 < 5 < 4 < 2 < 1

B.

2 < 5 < 4 < 3 < 1

C.

5 < 4 < 3 < 2 < 1

D.

5 < 2 < 3 < 4 < 1

Que.19

Consider the following statements related to the Census Data:
1. Dadra and Nagar Haveli registered highest decadal population growth rate.
2. Daman and Dui have lowest sex ratio among all the states and UTs.
3. Manipur has the lowest literacy rate among the North-East States.
Which of the above stated data is/are incorrect?

A.

1 and 2

B.

2 and 3

C.

Only 3

D.

None

Que.20

According to the Census terminology, what does Provisional Population depicts?

A.

It is the data of population arrived after scanning of Census Schedules, data capture by using ICR technology.

B.

It is the data of population arrived at by adding the Population as reported by each Enumerator for the Enumeration Block assigned to her/him.

C.

It is data of population taken from the electoral list enumerated in the process by the Election Commission.

D.

It is data of population taken from the Union Territories by the Central government which later added to electoral list.

Que.21

What does the term demographic tax bomb depicts?

A.

The economy failed to utilize and absorb extra labour force from demographic dividend.

B.

The rate of retiree population increasing so tax revenues fall and pension costs soar.

C.

Low birth rate increases the dependency ratio and industrialization process gets suffered.

D.

All of the above.

Que.22

Which of the following statements is/are true about population distribution in the world?
1. The highly populated regions of the world are mostly located in equatorial region.
2. Continental climate favours the increase in population of a region.
3. High population density of Dubai is attributed to its climatic factors rather than any economic factors.
Codes:

A.

1 and 2

B.

2 and 3

C.

Only 3

D.

None

Que.23

Which of the following statements is/are true about African countries?
1. These countries are in their early phase of demographic transition.
2. These countries are having low birth rate and low death rate.
3. The population pyramid of these countries have broad base at the bottom.
Codes:

A.

1 and 2

B.

Only 2

C.

1 and 3

D.

All

Que.24

Which of the following is/are correctly matched with respect to Indian Census-2011?

Item                                     Data

1. Density                           540

2. Decadal growth rate     17.4%

3. Overall  Sex Ratio           920

4. Child Sex Ratio               914

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

A.

1, 3 and 4

B.

2, 3 and 4

C.

Only 2

D.

2 and 4

Que.25

Which of the following statements is/are true about India's population?
1. BIMARU States have more aging population as compared to the state of Kerala and Tamil Nadu.
2. Punjab has the highest Scheduled Castes population.
3. Pace of increase in Literacy Rate is perceptibly higher in rural areas than the urban areas.
Codes:

A.

1 and 2

B.

2 and 3

C.

Only 1

D.

None

Rank List

 
Rank
Name
Marks Obtained
Ranjit Kumar
1
Ranjit Kumar
11.40
Gaurav bhardwaj
2
Gaurav bhardwaj
10.72
PRABHAT RANJAN
3
PRABHAT RANJAN
9.40
Saqib khan
4
Saqib khan
2.00
sai swaroop
5
sai swaroop
0.00
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