Geography of India Selected Questions and Answers Set 2

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Q.1:- Raniganj coal field is located in ?

  1. Bihar
  2. Odisha
  3. West Bengal
  4. M.P.

Ans:- (c) West Bengal

Q.2:- Gold is mainly found in ?

  1. Panna
  2. Katni
  3. Kolar
  4. Khetri

Ans:- (c) Kolar

Q.3:- Which of the following rivers flows from South to North ?

  1. Krishna
  2. Kaveri
  3. Son
  4. Godavari

Ans:- (c) Son

Q.4:- The highest waterfall of India is in the state of ?

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

Ans:- (b) Karnataka

Q.5:- The Himalayan mountain range is an example of ?

  1. Block Mountain
  2. Fold Mountain
  3. Volcanic Mountain
  4. Residual Mountain

Ans:- (b) Fold Mountain

Q.6:- Which of the following is a land-locked state ?

  1. Gujarat
  2. Andhra Pradesh
  3. Madhya Pradesh
  4. Tamil Nadu

Ans:- (c) Madhya Pradesh

Q.7:- The approximate length of the coast-line of India is ?

  1. 5,500 km
  2. 6,000 km
  3. 6,500 km
  4. 7,000 km

Ans:- (d) 7,000 km

Q.8:- Which is the second longest National Highway (NH) in India ?

  1. NH-6
  2. NH-5
  3. NH-2
  4. NH-7

Ans:- (a) NH-6

Q.9:- A sandy and saline area is the natural habitat of an Indian animal species. The animal h as no predators in that area but its existence is threatened due to the destruction of its habitat. Which one of the following could be that animal ?

  1. India Wild Buffalo
  2. Indian Wild Ass
  3. Indian Wild Boar
  4. Indian-Gazelle
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Ans:- (b) Indian Wild Ass

Q.10:- The largest tribal group of India is ?

  1. Bhils
  2. Gonds
  3. Santhals
  4. Tharus

Ans:- (b) Gonds

Q.11:- Railway coaches are produced at ?

  1. Kottayam
  2. Perambur
  3. Trichur
  4. Vellore

Ans:- (b) Perambur

Q.12:- The electronic voting machines are developed jointly with :

  1. Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited
  2. Bharat Electronics Limited
  3. Electronics Corporation of India Limited
  4. Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited

Select the correct answer using the code given below ?

  1. 1, 2 and 3
  2. 2 and 3 Only
  3. 2 and 4 only
  4. 3 and 4 Only

Ans:- (b) 2 and 3 Only

Q.13:- The ship building yard-Mazgaon Dock is located at ?

  1. Vishakhapatnam
  2. Mumbai
  3. Kochi
  4. Kolkata

Ans:- (b) Mumbai

Q.14:- Which one of the following is not a sea port ?

  1. Paradeep
  2. Haldia
  3. Diamond Harbour
  4. Dhamra

Ans:- (d) Dhamra

Q.15:- As per the 2011 population census, the most populous state in the country is ?

  1. Madhya Pradesh
  2. Uttar Pradesh
  3. West Bengal
  4. Rajasthan
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Ans:- (b) Uttar Pradesh

Q.16:- Highest Coffee growing state in India is ?

  1. Karnataka
  2. Uttar Pradesh
  3. Maharashtra
  4. Tamil Nadu

Ans:- (b) Uttar Pradesh

Q.17:- Punjab’s Hydro Electric Station is situated at ?

  1. Joginder Nagar
  2. Amritsar
  3. Jalandhar
  4. Firozpur

Ans:- (a) Joginder Nagar

Q.18:- Which of the following drainage systems fall into Bay of Bengal ?

  1. Ganga, Brahmaputra and Godavari
  2. Mahanadi, Krishna and Kaveri
  3. Luni, Narmada and Tapti
  4. Both (a) and (b)

Ans:- (d) Both (a) and (b)

Q.19:- Where do Bhagirathi and Alakananda join Ganga ?

  1. Karan Prayag
  2. Rudra Prayag
  3. Gangotri
  4. Dev Prayag

Ans:- (d) Dev Prayag

Q.20:- The coast that belongs to Kerala is known as ?

  1. Konkan Coast
  2. Malabar Coast
  3. Corornandel Coast
  4. Canara Coast

Ans:- (b) Malabar Coast

Q.21:- Diu is an Island of ?

  1. Daman
  2. Maharashtra
  3. Gujarat
  4. Goa

Ans:- (d) Goa

Q.22:- ‘Silent Valley’ is in ?

  1. Tamil Nadu
  2. Goa
  3. Jammu & Kashmir
  4. Kerala

Ans:- (d) Kerala

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Q.23:- The Southernmost Point of India is ?

  1. Cape Comorin
  2. Point Calimere
  3. Indira Point
  4. Port Blair

Ans:- (c) Indira Point

Q.24:- The name ‘Sahyadri’ is related to ?

  1. A rain-bearing wind
  2. Himalayan Peak
  3. Western Ghats
  4. Cyclone Hazards

Ans:- (c) Western Ghats

Q.25:- Which of the following is not a Union Territory ?

  1. Dadra and Nagar Haveli
  2. Lakshadweep
  3. Puducherry
  4. Nagaland

Ans:- (d) Nagaland