Wednesday Geography and Environment Quiz #12


Hello Everyone, Here are the set of questions on Geography and Environment. Attempt this quiz and write your answer in comment section. We will publish the result with detailed explanation at 5 PM.


Q.1)Which of the following is true about river capture

1.It is caused by Tectonic movements

2.It is also cause river beheading

Which of the following is/are correct? Select the correct ans from the code given below

a)1 only

b)2 only

c)Both 1 and 2

d)Neither 1 nor 2


Q.2)Consider the following statements regarding CITES

1.CITES lists several animals and birds in which trade is prohibited

2.It is also known as New York convention

3.USA is a party to the convention

a)1 and 2

b)3 only

c)1 and 3

d)2 and 3


Q.3)Consider the following statements

1.Poor in Nitrogen, potassium and organic matter but rich in potash and lime

2.Do not require much moisture’

3.Expands when wet

Which of the following soil is this one? Select the correct ans from the codes below

a)Red soil

b)Alluvial soil

c)Black soil

d)Laterite soil


Q.4)Which of the following are associated with Persistent Organic Pollutants



3.They persist for a shorter duration in the atmosphere but are extremely harmful

a)1 and 2

b)2 and 3

c)1,2 and 3

d)None of the above


Q.5)Which of the following are Rabi crops




a)1 only

b)2 only

c)1 and 2

d)1,2 and 3


Q.6)Consider the following statements about Jetstream

1.Weakest jet streams are polar jets

2.Major jet streams flows from west to east

Which of the following is/are correct?

a)1 only

b)2 only

c)Both 1 and 2



Q.7) Consider the following statements regarding phytoplankton

1. They have limited locomotory power

2. They are mainly found in those parts of the aquatic ecosystem where the light can reach

3. Loss of phytoplankton adds to the global warming effect

Which of the statements given above is/are not true?

a) 1 and 3 only

b) 1 only

c) 2 only

d) None of these

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