Geography of India Selected Questions and Answers Set 1

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Q.1:- Ganga-Brahmaputra delta forest is known as ?

  1. Monsoon Forest
  2. Rain Forest
  3. Deciduous Forest
  4. Sunderban

Ans:- (d) Sunderban

Q.2:- Which one of the following lakes in India has the highest water salinity ?

  1. Dal
  2. Chilika
  3. Wular
  4. Sambhar

Ans:- (d) Sambhar

Q.3:- The lower Gangetic plain is characterized by humid climate with high temperature throughout the year. Which one among the following pairs of crops is most suitable for this region ?

  1. Paddy and Cotton
  2. Wheat and Jute
  3. Paddy and Jute
  4. Wheat and Cotton

Ans:- (c) Paddy and Jute

Q.4:- Daily weather map showing isobars is an example of ?

  1. Chropleth map
  2. Isopleth map
  3. Chrochramatic map
  4. Chroschematic map

Ans:- (a) Chropleth map

Q.5:- I.T.C. stands for ?

  1. Inter Transitional Centre
  2. Inter Tropical Convergence
  3. Inter Trade Centre
  4. Inter Transfer Centre

Ans:- (b) Inter Tropical Convergence

Q.6:- Which one of the following is the first National Park established in India ?

  1. Bandipur
  2. Corbett
  3. Velavadar
  4. Peri

Ans:- (b) Corbett

Q.7:- What is chiefly found at Jharia in Jharkhand ?

  1. Thorium
  2. Silk
  3. Gold
  4. Coal

Ans:- (d) Coal

Q.8:- Consider the following statements :

  1. Most of the coal and the ferrous group of minerals in India occur in the peninsula, south of the Vindhyas.
  2. The peninsular India once formed part of the supercontinent which included Australia, Antarctica, Africa and South America.
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Which of the statements given above is / are correct ?

  1. 1 Only
  2. 2 Only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2

Ans:- (c) Both 1 and 2

Q.9:- Nine Degree Channel Separates ?

  1. Car Nicobar and Great Nicobar
  2. Lakshdweep and Minicoy
  3. Little Andaman and Car Nicobar
  4. North Andaman and South Andaman

Ans:- (b) Lakshdweep and Minicoy

Q.10:- Which of the following statements are correct ?

  1. Assam shares a border with Bangladesh and Bhutan.
  2. West Bengal shares a border with Bhutan and Nepal.
  3. Mizoram shares a border with Bangladesh and Myanmar.

Give the numbers of the correct statements ?

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

Ans:- (a) 1, 2 and 3

Q.11:- The Greater Himalayas is otherwise called as ?

  1. Assam Himalayas
  2. Siwaliks
  3. Himadri
  4. Sahyadri

Ans:- (c) Himadri

Q.12:- 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.13:- Shimsa Hydroelectric station is located in ?

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

Ans:- (a) Karnataka

Q.14:- Which one of the following rivers does  not originate in India ?

  1. Beas
  2. Chenab
  3. Ravi
  4. Sutlej

Ans:- (d) Sutlej

Q.15:- Which one among the following statements is correct ?

  1. In summer season, the duration of day is more in northern hemisphere.
  2. In winter season, the duration of day is more in northern hemisphere.
  3. In summer season, the duration of day is less in northern hemisphere.
  4. In winter season, the duration of day is more in southern hemisphere.
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Ans:- (a) In summer season, the duration of day is more in northern hemisphere.

Q.16:- ‘Yellow Revolution’ is associated with the production of ?

  1. Poultry
  2. Oil Seeds
  3. Sunfloer
  4. Gold

Ans:- (b) Oil Seeds

Q.17:- The fourth atomic power station is located in ?

  1. Hyderabad
  2. Narora in U.P.
  3. Trivandrum
  4. Madras

Ans:- (b) Narora in U.P.

Q.18:- Into how many PIN Code Zones is the country divided ?

  1. 6
  2. 7
  3. 8
  4. 9

Ans:- (c) 8

Q.19:- The largest steel plant of the country is ?

  1. Bhilai
  2. Bokaro
  3. Rourkela
  4. Durgapur

Ans:- (b) Bokaro

Q.20:- The state with largest gap in male and female literacy is ?

  1. Rajasthan
  2. Madhya Pradesh
  3. Uttar Pradesh
  4. Kerala

Ans:- (a) Rajasthan

Q.21:- Consider the following :

  1. Adjutant Stork
  2. Emperor Penguin
  3. Rattle Snake

Which of the above is / are naturally found in India ?

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

Ans:- (a) 1 Only

Q.22:- What is the minimum age of a person whose photographing, fingerprinting and Iris mapping will be done for the Census of 2011 ?

  1. 12 Years
  2. 15 Years
  3. 18 Years
  4. 21 Years
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Ans:- (b) 15 Years

Q.23:- When was the Geological Survey of India established ?

  1. 1841
  2. 1851
  3. 1941
  4. 1951

Ans:- (b) 1851

Q.24:- The East Central Railway zone headquarters is located at ?

  1. Patna
  2. Hajipur
  3. Muzaffarpur
  4. Katihar

Ans:- (b) Hajipur

Q.25:- Which one of the following is the largest producer of Gypsum ?

  1. Uttar Pradesh
  2. Bihar
  3. West Bengal
  4. Rajasthan

Ans:- (d) Rajasthan