Geography of India Selected Questions and Answers Set 10

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Q.1:- Which is the leading state in India in “Ship Breaking” industry ?

  1. Maharashtra
  2. West Bengal
  3. Tamil Nadu
  4. Gujarat

Q.2:- The cotton textile industry is based on the raw material which is a ?

  1. Weight loosing industry
  2. Weight gaining industry
  3. Weight constant industry
  4. None of these

Q.3:- Which of the following is not correctly matched ?

  1. Green Revolution – Agriculture
  2. White Revolution – Dairy
  3. Blue Revolution – Fisheries
  4. Red Revolution – Wool

Q.4:- Ship are repaired mainly at ?

  1. Goa
  2. Chennai
  3. Vishakhapatnam
  4. Mazgaon Dock at Mumbai

Q.5:- The satellite tracking and ranging station is located in ?

  1. Thumba (Trivandrum)
  2. Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh)
  3. Ahmedabad (Gujarat)
  4. Kavalur (Tamil Nadu)

Q.6:- Which of the following is not a sea port ?

  1. Khozikhode
  2. Hubli
  3. Kochi
  4. Trivandrum

Q.7:- What is ‘Talcher’ important for ?

  1. Hydro-Electricity Generation
  2. Heavy Water Plant
  3. Atomic Reactor
  4. Cable Industry

Q.8:- The Earth Station for satellite communication is located at ?

  1. Dehradun
  2. Shadnagar
  3. Arvi
  4. Mount Abu

Q.9:- The first industrial policy declaration laid stress on ?

  1. Mixed economy
  2. Capitalistic economy
  3. Socialistic economy
  4. None of the above

Q.10:- National Remote Sensing Agency is located in ?

  1. Hyderabad
  2. Bangalore
  3. Ahmedabad
  4. Trivandrum

Q.11:- Bhilai is associated with ?

  1. Cotton Industry
  2. Silk Industry
  3. Iron and Steel Industry
  4. Sugar Industry

Q.12:- The first railway in India ran between ?

  1. Rajmahal and Mugal Sarai
  2. Mumbai and Thane
  3. Agra and Delhi
  4. Chennai and Bangalore

Q.13:- Which of the following is not a correct statement ?

  1. Haldia is in W. Bengal
  2. Paradeep is in Assam
  3. Kandla is in Gujarat
  4. Marmagao is in Goa
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Q.14:- The Uranium mines being developed by UCIL at Lambapur and Domiasiat are located, respectively, in which of the following states ?

  1. Jharkhand and Arunachal Pradesh
  2. West Bengal and Assam
  3. Andhra Pradesh and Meghalaya
  4. Maharashtra and Sikkim

Q.15:- Ships are built in ?

  1. Vishakhapatnam
  2. Madras
  3. Calicut
  4. Goa

Q.16:- Railway coaches are manufactured at ? [SSC (Tier-I) 2012]

  1. Perambur
  2. Varanasi
  3. Jamshedpur
  4. Chittaranjan

Q.17:- Electric locomotives are manufactured at ?

  1. Kolhapur
  2. Varanasi
  3. Jamshedpur
  4. Chitaranjan

Q.18:- Which state in India occupies the same ranking position in respect of area and population ?

  1. Nagaland
  2. Gujarat
  3. Manipur
  4. Meghalaya

Q.19:- AS per 2011 Census (provisional data), which of the following statements is incorrect ? [SSC (Nar) 2012]

  1. The overall illiteracy rate has gone up
  2. Kerala has the highest literacy rate
  3. Bihar has the lowest literacy rate
  4. Women out number men amongst the literates

Q.20:- In the context of India’s Five Year Plan, a shift in the pattern of industrialization, with lower emphasis on heavy industries and more on infrastructure begins in ? [IAS Exam 2010]

  1. Fouth Plan
  2. Sixth Plan
  3. Eight Plan
  4. Tenth Plan

Q.21:- TISCO plant is located near ?

  1. Patna
  2. Darbhanga
  3. Dhanbad
  4. Tatanagar

Q.22:- ‘Yakuts’ are the nomadic herders of ?

  1. Gobi
  2. Sahara
  3. Tundra
  4. Kalahari

Q.23:- Which one among the following may be considered a reason for India having ‘High Dependency’ ratio ? [CDS II Exam 2013]

  1. High rate of population growth
  2. Large section of population is in the age group of 0-14 years
  3. High percentage of population in the age group of 15-59 years
  4. Low pace of human resource development
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Q.24:- About one-third of India’s cattle population is found in three States. They are ? [UPPCS Exam 2009]

  1. Bihar, Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh
  2. Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal and Uttar Pradesh
  3. Punjab, Orissa and Rajasthan
  4. Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Rajasthan

Q.25:- The position of Indian Railways network in the world is ?

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


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