EPFO Exam Model Questions : General Awareness (Set-30)

EPFO Exam Model Questions : General Awareness

1. In context of koeppen’s scheme of classification of climate consider the following statements:

1. Tropical humid climates exist between the tropic of cancer and tropic of capricorn.
2. Tropical monsoon climate is found over the areas of Amazon basin, western equatorial Africa and the islands of East India’s.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

(a) only 1
(b) only 2
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2

2. Consider the following statements about the tropical monsoon climate:

1. The trees of tropical monsoon land are normally deciduous.
2. The amount and frequency of rain decreases towards the end of the rainy season.
3. The forest are more open and less luxuriant than the equatorial jungle.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

(a) only 1 and 3
(b) only 1 and 2
(c) only 2 and 3
(d) All the above

3. Consider the following statements about the hot, wet equatorial climate:

1. The mean monthly temperature is always around 80° F with very little variation.
2. The equatorial vegetation comprises a multitude of evergreen trees like mahogany, ebony and dyewoods.
3. The equatorial regions are generally sparsely populated.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

(a) only 1 and 2
(b) only 1 and 3
(c) only 2 and 3
(d) All the above

4. Consider the following statements about the savanna or sudan climate:

1. The sudan type of climate is characterized by an alternate hot, rainy season and cool, dry season.
2. The savanna landscape is typified by tall grass and short trees.
3. The savanna climate is a transitional type of climate found between the equatorial forests and the trade wind hot deserts.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

(a) only 1 and 3
(b) only 1 and 2
(c) only 2 and 3
(d) All the above

5. Khanjar-III is military exercise between which of the following countries?

A. India and Russia
B. Russia and China
C. India and Kyrgyzstan
D. Russia and Afghanistan

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ANS: 1(a), 2(d), 3(d), 4(d), 5(c)


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