Geography of India Selected Questions and Answers Set 9

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Q.1:- Interior of the Deccan Plateau receives an annual rainfall of less than 60 cm, mainly because ?

  1. It is rain shadow region
  2. It is located parallel to wind direction
  3. It is away from the coast
  4. Rain bearing clouds are absent

Q.2:- The forests which act as barriers against cyclones are ?

  1. Evergreen forests
  2. Mangrove forests
  3. Monsoon forests
  4. Alpine forests

Q.3:- Certain regions of Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Himachal Pradesh have rainy season in ?

  1. September-January
  2. October-December
  3. December-March
  4. February-May

Q.4:- The vagaries of the monsoon are due to many causes. Of these the most important is ?

  1. Late onset of monsoon
  2. Early withdrawal of monsoon
  3. Too many or too long dry spells
  4. Weak monsoon winds

Q.5:- On the basis of rainfall patterns, India has been divided into the following number of rainfall regions ?

  1. 69
  2. 121
  3. 62
  4. 174

Q.6:- The Ore of Aluminium is ?

  1. Bauxite
  2. Chromium
  3. Mica
  4. Manganese

Q.7:- The major source of Iron Ore for Visakhapatnam is ?

  1. Kakinder
  2. Raigarh
  3. Bailadila
  4. Keonjhar

Q.8:- Shimsa Hydroelectric Stations located in ?

  1. Karnataka
  2. Andhra Pradesh
  3. Tamil Nadu
  4. Kerala

Q.9:- Bokaro coal fields are in ?

  1. West Bengal
  2. Jharkhand
  3. Odisha
  4. Uttar Pradesh

Q.10:- Anantapur district in Andhra Pradesh is famous for ?

  1. Copper
  2. Zinc
  3. Mica
  4. Gold

Q.11:- Chittora is one of Hydroelectric stations in ?

  1. P.
  2. P.
  3. P.
  4. Maharashtra

Q.12:- The first nuclear power plant was installed in ?

  1. Maharashtra
  2. P.
  3. Rajasthan
  4. P.
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Q.13:- Which one among the following States is the leading producer of petroleum (Crude) in India ?

  1. Assam
  2. Andhra Pradesh
  3. Maharashtra
  4. Gujarat

Q.14:- Which of the following multipurpose project and the rivers on which they are situated in not correctly matched ?

  1. Salal-Sutlej
  2. Nagarjuna-Krishna
  3. Ukai-Tapi
  4. Hirakud-Mahanadi

Q.15:- In the context of alternative sources of energy, Ethanol as a viable Bio-Fuel can be obtained from ?

  1. Potato
  2. Rice
  3. Sugarcane
  4. Wheat

Q.16:- Which of the following was the earliest plantation crop in introduced in  India ?

  1. Tea
  2. Rubber
  3. Indigo
  4. Coffee

Q.17:- Which of the following wheat species are being cultivated in India ?

  1. Emmer Wheat
  2. Bread Wheat
  3. Club Wheat
  4. Durum Wheat

Q.18:- ‘Jhum’ is ?

  1. A tribe in the North-East of India
  2. A type of cultivation
  3. A folk dance
  4. The name of a river

Q.19:- Dry farming in India is extensively practised in ?

  1. Kanara Plains
  2. Deccan Plateau
  3. Coromandal Plains
  4. Ganga Plains

Q.20:- Which one of the following States is the largest producer of black pepper in India ?

  1. Tamil Nadu
  2. Kerala
  3. Karnataka
  4. Andhra Pradesh

Q.21:- Which one of the following is not a plantation crop ?

  1. Tea
  2. Coffee
  3. Rubber
  4. Sugarcane

Q.22:- In India, during the last decade the total cultivated land for which one of the following crops has remained more or less stagnant ? [IAS (Pre) 2000]

  1. Rice
  2. Oil Seeds
  3. Pulses
  4. Sugarcane
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Q.23:- Which of the following is not a Kharif Crop ?

  1. Cotton
  2. Groundnut
  3. Maize
  4. Mustard

Q.24:- Which of the following areas of output is witnessing a new revolution ?

  1. Oilseeds
  2. Fisheries
  3. Fruits
  4. Cereals

Q.25:- The Nagarjun Sagar Project is on the river ?

  1. Sutlej
  2. Narmada
  3. Krishna
  4. Kaveri

 

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