Indian Civil Services Examination Handbook/World’s physical geography


Previous years questionsEdit

What do you understand by the theory of 'continental drift? Discuss the prominent evidences in its support. (100 words) [2013]

What do you understand by the phenomenon of 'temperature inversion' in meteorology? How does it affect weather and the habitants of the place? (100 words) [2013]

Major hot deserts in northern hemisphere are located between 20-30 deg N latitudes and on the western side of the continents. Why? (200 words) [2013]

There is no formation of deltas by rivers of the Western Ghats. Why? (100 words) [2013]

Explain the formation of thousands of islands in Indonesian and Philippines archipelagos. (150 words) [2014]