MCQ Maze 7

Q1. In which one of the following states shall you find a unique geological feature commonly known as ‘karewas’ or ‘vudras’ ?

(a) Meghalaya
(b) Jammu and Kashmir
(c) Himachal Pradesh
(d) Arunachal Pradesh

Q2. In which of the following states do the Mangrove forests occur naturally?

1. Tamil Nadu
2. Andhra Pradesh
3. Gujarat
4. Odisha

Choose the correct alternative using the codes given below.

(a) 2 and 3 only
(b) 1 and 4 only
(c) 1, 2 and 4 only
(d) 1, 2, 3 and 4

Q3. With reference to the ‘Baiga’ community of India, consider the following statements:

1. They live mainly in the Sal forests of Maikal Hills.
2. They have won habitat rights under the Forests Rights Act of 2006.
3. They are kept in the category of particularly vulnerable tribal groups.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 2 only
(b) 1 only
(c) 2 and 3 only
(d) 1, 2, and 3

Q4. Which of the following is/are correctly matched?
Region : Known for
1. Kodarma : Limestone deposits
2. Nagaur : Zinc deposits
3. Ankaleshwar : Oil fields

Choose the correct alternative using the codes given below.

(a) 3 only
(b) 1 and 2 only
(c) 2 only
(d) 1, 2 and 3

Q5. Steppes are dry lands principally because of

(a) presence of mountain barriers across the paths of the prevailing winds
(b) subsiding air masses of the sub-tropical anticyclones
(c) their location in the deep interior of the large land masses
(d) desiccating effect of cold oceanic currents

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