Q1.The place inhabited more or less permanently is known as:
A. Settlement
B. Human settlement
C. Residence
D. Apartments
Ans: B

Q2. Basic difference between towns & villages is:
A. In towns main occupation is in secondary or service sector while in villages it is in primary sector
B. Towns are bigger in size than villages
C. Population of villages is more than that of towns
D. Both B & C
Ans: A

Q3. The new trend of people moving away from congested urban areas to cleaner areas outside the city is known as:
A. Urbanisation
B. Urban transition
C. Sub-Urbanisation
D. Desertion of urban areas
Ans: C

Q4. The census of india defines urban settlements as:
A. Places which have municipality & cantonment board
B. Minimum population of 5,000 persons & density of 400
C. 75% of male workers engaged in non-agricultural pursuits
D. All of the above
Ans. D

Q5. Nucleated & dispersed settlements are classified on the basis of:
A. Size
B. Shape
C. Functions
D. None
Ans. B

Q6. The settlements which are closely related to land are referred as:
A. Urban settlements
B. Land settlements
C. Rural settlements
D. Domestic settlements
Ans. C

Q7. Which of the following is factor affecting location of rural
A. Water supply & Land
B. Upland & Building Material
C. Defense & planned settlements
D. All of the above
Ans. D

Q8. Rural settlements can be classified on the basis of:
A. Setting
B. Functions
C. Shapes of the settlements
D. All of the above
Ans. D

Q9. Name the rural settlement pattern of the world , where several roads converge.
A. Y shaped
B. Star like pattern
C. Circular pattern
D. Linear pattern
Ans. B

Q10. Name the rural settlement pattern that develops around lakes or ponds in the world.
A. Circular pattern
B. T shaped
C. Linear pattern
D. Rectangular pattern
Ans. A

Q11. Name the pattern of settlement in which houses are located along a road , river , railway line.
A. Rectangular
B. Radial
C. Circular
D. Linear
Ans. D

Q12. Name the pattern of settlement found in plain areas where the roads are rectangular and cut each other at right angles.
A. Circular pattern
B. Kite pattern
C. Rectangular pattern
D. Star shaped pattern
Ans. C

Q13. The settlements which develop at tri-junctions of the roads is:
A. Y shaped
B. T shaped
C. Cruciform
D. Double village
Ans: B

Q14. The settlement which emerge when two roads converge on the third one & houses are built along these roads is known as:
A. Cruciform
B. Y shaped
C. T shaped
D. S shaped
Ans. B

Q15. The settlements which develop on the cross roads with houses in all four directions are called:
A. Double village
B. Linear shaped
C. Cruciform
D. Star like pattern
Ans. C

Q16. The settlements which extend on both sides of a river where
there is a bridge are known as:
A. Bridge settlements
B. Double village
C. Cuciform settlements
D. Circular shaped
Ans: B

Q17. Which one of the following types of economic activities
dominates in all rural settlements?
A. Primary
B. Tertiary
C. Secondary
D. Quaternary
Ans: A

Q18. The first urban settlement to reach a population of one million was:
A. Paris
B. New York
C. London
D. Canberra
Ans: C
In the year 1800

Q19. The percentage of world population living in urban areas by 2017:
A. 52%
B. 31%
C. 48%
D. 54%
Ans: D

Q20. The basis for classification of urban settlements are:
A. Population size
B. Occupational structure
C. Administration & Location
D. All of the above
Ans: D

Q21. Towns & cities classified into :
A. Administrative towns
B. Trading & commercial towns
C. Cultural towns
D. All of the above
Ans: D

Q22. The New flower refers to
A. Melbourne
B. A new grown flower
C. Addis Ababa
D. Canberra
Ans: C

Q23. Who planned the capital of Australia?
A. Griffith Taylor
B. Walter Burley Griffin
C. Edwin Lutyens
D. H. Baker
Ans: B

Q24. A healthy city refers to a city which have:
A. Clean & safe environment
B. Meets basic needs of its inhabitants
C. Involves community in the local govt & provide health services to all
D. All of the above
Ans: D

Q25. Which organization has devised Urban strategy ?
Ans: A
1. Increasing ‘Shelter’ for the urban poor.
2. Provision of basic urban services such as ‘Education’, ‘Primary Health care’, ‘Clean Water and Sanitation’. 3. Improving women’s access to ‘Basic Services’ and government facilities.
4. Upgrading ‘Energy’ use and alternative ‘Transport’ systems. 5. Reducing ‘Air Pollution’.

Q26. In which of the following regions has the oldest well-documented urban settlement found?
A. Huang He Valley
B. Nile Valley
C. Indus Valley
D. Mesopotamia
Ans: D

Q27. Sufficiency of which type of resources can help to create
adequate social infrastructure catering to the needs of the large
population in the developing countries?
A. financial
B. natural
C. human
D. social
Ans: B

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