Physical Geography 2

Physical Geography (Civil Service Examination), Questions and Answers, GK for UPSC, Bank PO & All Exams

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1. In the middle of the year 2008 the Parliament of which one of the following countries became the first in the world to enact a Climate Act by passing “The Climate Change Accountability Bill”? [2009]

 
 
 
 

2. Among other things, which one of the following was the purpose for which the Deepak Parekh Committee was constituted? [2009]

 
 
 
 

3. In the context of space technology, what is “Bhuvan”, recently in the news? [2010]

 
 
 
 

4. In the context of the affairs of which of the following is the phrase “Special Safeguard Mechanisms” mentioned in the news frequently? [2010]

 
 
 
 

5. Who among the following is the founder of World Economic Forum? [2009]

 
 
 
 

6. When Leander Paes won the “mixed doubles” at the US Open in the year 2008, who of the following was his partner? [2009]

 
 
 
 

7. Elephant pass, which is frequently in the news, is mentioned of the affairs of which one of the following? [2009]

 
 
 
 

8. As per the UN-Habitat’s Global Report on Human Settlements 2009, which one among the following regions has shown the, fastest growth rate of urbanization in the last three decades? [2010]

 
 
 
 

9. Consider the following statements: [2002]
1. Ocean currents are the slow-surface movement of water in the same
2 Ocean currents assist in maintaining the Earth’s heat balance
3. Ocean currents are set in motion primarily by prevailing winds
4. Ocean currents are affected by the configuration of the ocean
Which of these statements are correct?

 
 
 
 

10. Stiglitz Commission established by the President of the United Nations General Assembly was in the international news. The commission was supposed to deal with [2010]

 
 
 
 

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