Indian geography general knowledge

Indian geography general knowledge

Question 1 ->Click on any option to know the correct answers (सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी Choice पर क्लिक करें)
The mountain building in Himalayas began
A
about 45 million years ago
B
when the continental plates of India and Eurasia converged on each other
C
both (a) and (b)
D
None of the above






Question 2 ->Click on any option to know the correct answers (सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी Choice पर क्लिक करें)
The oldest oil refinery in India is at
A
Digboi, Assam
B
Haldia, near Kolkata
C
Koyali, near Baroda
D
Noonmati, Assam
Question 3 ->Click on any option to know the correct answers (सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी Choice पर क्लिक करें)
The outer Himalayas lie between
A
the lease Himalayas and the Indo Gangetic plain
B
the foot hills and the Indo Gangetic plain
C
the greater Himalayas and the lesser Himalayas
D
Indo-Gangetic plains and the peninsula






Question 4 ->Click on any option to know the correct answers (सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी Choice पर क्लिक करें)
Which of the following union territories of India has the highest density of population per sq km?
A
Pondicherry
B
Lakshadweep
C
Delhi
D
Chandigarh
Question 5 ->Click on any option to know the correct answers (सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी Choice पर क्लिक करें)
The percentage of India's total population employed in agriculture is nearly
A
40%
B
50%
C
60%
D
70%






Question 6 ->Click on any option to know the correct answers (सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी Choice पर क्लिक करें)
Which of the following crops is regarded as a plantation crop?
A
Coconut
B
Cotton
C
Sugarcane
D
Rice
Question 7 ->Click on any option to know the correct answers (सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी Choice पर क्लिक करें)
Which of the following drainage systems fall into Bay of Bengal?
A
Ganga, Brahmaputra and Godavari
B
Mahanadi, Krishna and Cauvery
C
Luni, Narnada and Tapti
D
Both (a) and (b)






Question 8 ->Click on any option to know the correct answers (सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी Choice पर क्लिक करें)
The pennines (Europe), Appalachians (America) and the Aravallis (India) are examples of
A
old mountains
B
young mountains
C
fold mountains
D
block mountains
Question 9 ->Click on any option to know the correct answers (सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी Choice पर क्लिक करें)
The Radcliffe line is a boundary between
A
India and Pakistan
B
India and China
C
India and Myanmar
D
India and Afghanistan






Question 10 ->Click on any option to know the correct answers (सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी Choice पर क्लिक करें)
Which of the following dams has generations of power more than irrigation as its main purpose?
A
Gandhi Sagar
B
Hirakud
C
Periyar
D
Tungabhadra
Question 11 ->Click on any option to know the correct answers (सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी Choice पर क्लिक करें)
What is the predominant type of Indian agriculture?
A
Commercial agriculture
B
Extensive agriculture
C
plantation agriculture
D
subsistence agriculture






Question 12 ->Click on any option to know the correct answers (सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी Choice पर क्लिक करें)
The originating in the Himalayan mountain complex consists of how many distinct drainage systems of the Indian Subcontinent?
A
Two
B
Three
C
Four
D
Five
Question 13 ->Click on any option to know the correct answers (सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी Choice पर क्लिक करें)
The river Godavari is often referred to as Vridha Ganga because
A
it is the older river of India
B
of its large size and extent among the peninsular rivers
C
there are a fairly large number of pilgrimage centres situated on its banks
D
its length is nearly the same as that of the river Ganges






Question 14 ->Click on any option to know the correct answers (सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी Choice पर क्लिक करें)
When it is noon IST at Allahabad in India, the time at Greenwich, London, will be
A
midnight, GMT
B
1730 hours
C
0630 hours
D
None of the above
Question 15 ->Click on any option to know the correct answers (सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी Choice पर क्लिक करें)
The northern boundary of the peninsular plateau of Indian runs parallel to the Ganga and the Yamuna from Rajmahal hills to a point near
A
Allahabad
B
Delhi
C
Gwalior
D
Jaipur






Question 16 ->Click on any option to know the correct answers (सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी Choice पर क्लिक करें)
Which of the following is the most important raw material for generation of power in India?
A
Coal
B
Mineral Oil
C
Natural Gas
D
Uranium
Question 17 ->Click on any option to know the correct answers (सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी Choice पर क्लिक करें)
The number of major languages, recognized in the Indian Union as official language, are
A
15
B
22
C
12
D
9






Question 18 ->Click on any option to know the correct answers (सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी Choice पर क्लिक करें)
Which of the following countries leads in the production of aluminium and its products in the world?
A
Australia
B
France
C
India
D
USA
Question 19 ->Click on any option to know the correct answers (सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी Choice पर क्लिक करें)
Which of the following types of soil are mostly confined to river basins and coastal plains of India?
A
Alluvial soils
B
Black soils
C
Laterite soils
D
Red soils






Question 20 ->Click on any option to know the correct answers (सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी Choice पर क्लिक करें)
Which of the following has a potential for harnessing of tidal energy in India?
A
Gulf of Cambay
B
Gulf of Mannar
C
Backwaters of Kerala
D
Chilka lake
Question 21 ->Click on any option to know the correct answers (सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी Choice पर क्लिक करें)
Which of the following groups of rivers have their source of origin in Tibet?
A
Brahmaputra, Ganges and Sutlej
B
Ganges, Sutlej and Yamuna
C
Brahmaputra, Indus and Sutlej
D
Chenab, Ravi and Sutlej






Question 22 ->Click on any option to know the correct answers (सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी Choice पर क्लिक करें)
Which of the following events took place in the Cenozoic era?
A
Formation of the rockies, India collides with Asia and the formation of the Himalayas and the Alps
B
Formation of the Appalachians and central European mountains
C
Splitting of India from Antarctic
D
Breaking up of Pangaea
Question 23 ->Click on any option to know the correct answers (सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी Choice पर क्लिक करें)
Which of the following measures are effective for soil conservation in India?
  1. Avoiding crop rotation
  2. Afforestation
  3. Encouraging the use of chemical fertilizers
  4. Limiting shifting cultivation
A
I and II
B
II and IV
C
III and IV
D
I, II and III






Question 24 ->Click on any option to know the correct answers (सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी Choice पर क्लिक करें)
Unlike other parts of the Indian Coast, fishing industry has not developed along the Saurashtra coast because
A
there are few indentions suitable for fishing
B
of overwhelming dependence on agriculture and animal husbandary
C
the sea water is relatively more saline
D
of industrial development leading to widespread pollution of coastal area
Question 25 ->Click on any option to know the correct answers (सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी Choice पर क्लिक करें)
The only zone in the country that produces gold is also rich in iron is
A
North-eastern zone
B
North-western zone
C
Southern zone
D
None of the above






Question 26 ->Click on any option to know the correct answers (सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी Choice पर क्लिक करें)
Which of the following groups of states has the largest deposits of iron ore?
A
Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka
B
Bihar and Orissa
C
Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra
D
West Bengal and Assam
Question 27 ->Click on any option to know the correct answers (सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी Choice पर क्लिक करें)
The watershed between India and Myanmar is formed by
A
the Naga hills
B
the Garo hills
C
Khasi hills
D
the Jaintia hills






Question 28 ->Click on any option to know the correct answers (सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी Choice पर क्लिक करें)
Which of the following areas or regions is most prone to earthquakes?
A
Ganga-Brahmaputra valley
B
Deccan plateau
C
Plains of northern India
D
Western ghats
Question 29 ->Click on any option to know the correct answers (सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी Choice पर क्लिक करें)
The Paithan (Jayakwadi) Hydro-electric project, completed with the help of Japan, is on the river
A
Ganga
B
Cauvery
C
Narmada
D
Godavari






Question 30 ->Click on any option to know the correct answers (सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी Choice पर क्लिक करें)
The number of major ports in India is
A
5
B
8
C
13
D
15
Question 31 ->Click on any option to know the correct answers (सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी Choice पर क्लिक करें)
The most fertile region of India is
A
the Himalayas
B
the central Highlands
C
the Indo-Gangetic plain
D
peninsular plateau






Question 32 ->Click on any option to know the correct answers (सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी Choice पर क्लिक करें)
The most plausible explanation for the location of the Thar desert in western India is
A
the obstruction caused by the Aravalis to the rain-bearing wind that proceeds to the Ganga Valley
B
the evaporation of moisture by heat
C
the absence of mountains to the north of Rajasthan to cause orographic rainfall in it
D
that the moisture carried by the South-west monsoon is driven away by the dry upper air current
Question 33 ->Click on any option to know the correct answers (सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी Choice पर क्लिक करें)
The pass located at the southern end of the Nilgiri Hills in south India is called
A
the Palghat gap
B
the Bhorghat pass
C
the Thalgat pass
D
the Bolan pass






Question 34 ->Click on any option to know the correct answers (सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी Choice पर क्लिक करें)
Which among the following is/are the major factor/factors responsible for the monsoon type of climate in India?
  1. Location
  2. Thermal contrast
  3. Upper air circulation
  4. Inter-tropical convergence zone
A
I
B
II, III
C
II, III and IV
D
I, II, III and IV
There are 34 questions to complete.

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