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February 7, 2017

World And Indian Geography Test-7-Human Geography

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1) Consider the following statements
1.Eskimos and the Yakuts hunt reindeer for food.
2.Eskimos live in tents called ‘tupics’ in summer.
3.In winter, the Eskimo fishes for the subsistence and in summer hunts for the fur trade.
4.In winter, Eskimos live in dwelling called igloo.
Which of the statements given above are true?
2) Which racial group has the largest number of members?
3) Currently half of the world’s population live in just 6 countries. Identify them from the following
4) Consider the following international languages
1.Arabic
2.French
3.Spanish
The correct sequence of the language given above in the decreasing order of the number of their speakers is
5) For which one of the following countries is Spanish not an official language?
6) Which of the following is a low density area?
1.Equatorial forest
2.Tropical deserts
3.Eastern Asia
4.North-Eastern America
7) Consider the following statements
1.Doubling time for population of world is estimated to be around 61 years.
2.Asia has the highest population density among all the continents.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below
8) Consider the following statements
1.The Islamic Calendar is 12 days shorter than the Gregorian Calendar.
2.The Islamic Calendar began in AD 632.
3.The Gregorian Calendar is a solar calendar.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
9) Match the following
List I List II
(Type of Town) (Name of City)
A.Entrepot Port 1.Leiden
B.Administrative Port 2.Singapore
C.Cultural town 3.Esbjerg
D.Packet Stations 4.Washington DC
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10) The main difference between Proto Australoids and Negroids is
11) Match the following
List I List II
(Tribe) (Region)
A.Bhil 1.Terai
B.Tharu 2.Nilgiri
C.Gond 3.Bastar
D.Toda 4.Malwa
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12) Consider the following countries
1.Brazil
2.Indonesia
3.Japan
4.Russia
What is the descending order of the size of the following countries population-wise?
13) In India, the ‘effective literacy rates’ are calculated from
14) Which of the following human species is the earliest?
15) Consider the following statements
1.Ramapithecus is the oldest fossil ancestor of man in the direct line of evolution.
2.Homo habilis (the handy man) lived in Africa about 2 million years ago.
Which of the statements given above is/are true?
16) What are the two major challenges faced by the global cities, as identified by the UN Habital Report on World Cities?
1.Growing population
2.Inequality
3.Unchecked population growth
4.Achieving sustainability
Select the correct answer using the codes given below
17) Cave painting are found in which of the following ages?
18) Which one of the following is the correct sequence of the given cities in the decreasing order of their population?
19) Which of the following is the correct sequence of the given states in the decreasing order of their densities of population per square mile?
20) Why South-East Asia has the largest concentration of peasant population at the global scale?
21) Consider the following statements
1.Hand-axes, choppers and flake implements are the tools of the Palaeolithic age.
2.A revolutionary development during Palaeolithic age was the discovery and control of fire.
Which of the statements given above is/are true?
22) In which one of the following countries, is Tamil a major language?
23) The high density of population in Nile Valley and Islands of Java is primarily due to
24) Who are Berbers?
25) The urban population of the world is growing faster than its rural population. This is mainly because of
26) Which one of the following statements is not correct?
27) A very revealing measure of global population growth is its doubling time, the number of years required to increase its size to twice its present level. That figure today is about ....... years
28) Consider the following statements
1.The cattle kept by the Masai are the ‘Zebu’ cattle with humps and long horns.
2.The ‘Masai’ is a tribe of settled cultivators, who once wondered with their herds of cattle in the central highlands of East Africa.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
29) What is correct descending order of South American countries in terms of population?
30) With which one of the following mountain tribes did the British first come into contact, after the grant of Diwani in the year 1765?

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