Geography of India Selected Questions and Answers Set 3

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Q.1:- Which one of the following rivers in India has been declared as the National River ?

  1. Godavari
  2. Krishna
  3. Ganga
  4. Narmada

Q.2:- Which one of the following is / are flowing river (s) of India ?

  1. Mahanadi
  2. Krishna
  3. Narmada
  4. Cauvery

Select the correct answer using the code given below :

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

Q.3:- Which of the following river does not originate in Indian territory ?

  1. Brahmaputra
  2. Mahanadi
  3. Ganga
  4. Satluj

Q.4:- The Manas National Park is situated in the State of ?

  1. Madhya Pradesh
  2. Jharkhand
  3. Assam
  4. West Bengal

Q.5:- The western coast of India receive very high rainfall in summer mainly due to ?

  1. Tropical Location
  2. Nearness to Sea
  3. Western Ghats
  4. Himalayas

Q.6:- The Monsoon responsible for rains in Jharkhand is ?

  1. North-East Monsoon
  2. South-West Monsoon
  3. Northwester
  4. None of the above

Q.7:- The resources which can be used continuously, year after year are called ?

  1. Biotic
  2. Abiotic
  3. Non-Renewable
  4. Renewable

Q.8:- 90% coal of India is found in ?

  1. Jharkhand and Bengal
  2. Odisha and Madhya Pradesh
  3. A.P. and Tamil Nadu
  4. Maharashtra and Gujarat
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Q.9:- Which crop among the following has maximum area of cultivation in India ?

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

Q.10:- The term ‘Operation Flood’ refers to ?

  1. Flood Control
  2. Milk Production
  3. Food Grain Production
  4. Population Control

Q.11:- The first industrial policy was declared in ?

  1. 1948
  2. 1950
  3. 1952
  4. 1954

Q.12:- Which city is known as the ‘Manchester of South India’ ?

  1. Coimbatore
  2. Chennai
  3. Bengaluru
  4. Madurai

Q.13:- Census data released on July 15, 2011 reflects that 13.48 percent urban population lives in ?

  1. Uttar Pradesh
  2. Bihar
  3. Maharashtra
  4. Rajasthan

Q.14:- Which one of the following years is known as the ‘Year of the Great Divide’ with regard to population, after which there has been continuous and rapid growth in India’s population ?

  1. 1911
  2. 1921
  3. 1941
  4. 1951

Q.15:- Which one fo the following National Highway routes is the longest ?

  1. Agra-Mumbai
  2. Chennai-Thane
  3. Kolkata-Hajira
  4. Pune-Machilipatnam

Q.16:- Bihar is the …………….. largest State of India according to Census 2001.

  1. Second
  2. Third
  3. Fourth
  4. Fifth

Q.17:- Which of the following is called the ‘Shrimp Capital of India’ ?

  1. Mangalore
  2. Nagapatnam
  3. Kochi
  4. Nellore

Q.18:- Which of the following cities .of India will have mid-day Sun exactly overhead only once a year ?

  1. Delhi and Chennai
  2. Srinagar and Darjeeling
  3. Hyderabad and Kohima
  4. Nagpur and Kolkata

Q.19:- The Union Territory of Puducherry does not have a common boundary with ?

  1. Andhra Pradesh
  2. Kerala
  3. Karnataka
  4. Tamil Nadu
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Q.20:- Which one of the following rivers of India does not make a delta ?

  1. Ganges
  2. Godavari
  3. Mahanadi
  4. Tapti

Q.21:- The Brahmaputra, Irrawady and Mekong, rivers originate in Tibet and flow it through narrow and parallel mountain ranges in their upper reaches. Of these rivers, Brahmaputra makes a “U” turn in its course to flow into India. This “U” turn is due to ?

  1. Uplift of folded Himalayan series
  2. Syntaxial bending of geologically young Himalayas
  3. Geo-tectonic disturbance in the tertiary folded mountain chains
  4. Both (a) and (b) Above

Q.22:- Chilka Development Authority, the first organisation in the Asian subcontinent to receive Ramsar Wetland Conservation Award for the year 2002 is in ?

  1. Kerala
  2. Orissa
  3. Assam
  4. Uttarakhand
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Q.23:- Taungup Pass is a mountain corridor connecting India with ?

  1. Afghanistan
  2. China
  3. Pakistan
  4. Myanmar

Q.24:- Which of the following is the longest river in India ?

  1. Ganga
  2. Brahmaputra
  3. Yamuna
  4. Godavari

Q.25:- The Term ‘Regur’ is used to mean ?

  1. Laterite Soil
  2. Deltaic Soil
  3. Red Soil
  4. Black Cotton Soil