Geography: India and World

Arrange features formed by rivers in its course starting from upstream

Rivers

Arrange the following features formed by rivers in its course starting from upstream:

  1. Meanders
  2. Falls
  3. Delta
  4. Oxbow Lake

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

  1. 1-4-2-3
  2. 2-1-4-3
  3. 1-2-3-4
  4. 2-1-3-4

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The Kashmir region receives additional amount of precipitation

Climate

The Kashmir region receives additional amount of precipitation during the winter brought by

  1. South-west Monsoon
  2. Western Disturbances
  3. Retreating Monsoon
  4. Temperate Cyclone

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Which part of India has the Kalakot tertiary coal field

Minerals Industries

Which part of India has the Kalakot tertiary coal field?

  1. Brahmaputra river basin of Assam
  2. Damodar river basin of Jharkhand and West Bengal
  3. Himalayan mountain region
  4. Cardamom hills in Kerala

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Koradi Thermal Power Station is located in

Minerals Industries

Koradi Thermal Power Station is located in

  1. Nagpur
  2. Raipur
  3. Mumbai
  4. Secunderabad

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The shortest day length that occurs in the Northern hemisphere

World Geography

The shortest day length that occurs in the Northern hemisphere is on

  1. 21st March
  2. 23rd September
  3. 22nd November
  4. 22nd December

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In India, maximum amount of rainfall is received from

Climate

In India, maximum amount of rainfall is received from

  1. Western Disturbances
  2. North-east Monsoon
  3. South-west Monsoon
  4. Retreating Monsoon

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Which biosphere reserves in India is included in the World Network of Biosphere Reserves

Biodiversity

Which set of the following biosphere reserves in India is included in the World Network of Biosphere Reserves?

  1. Gulf of Mannar, Nokrek, Panchmarhi and Simlipal
  2. Gulf of Mannar, Kanchanjunga, Nokrek and Seshachalam
  3. Nilgiri, Nokrek, Panchmarhi and Panna
  4. Nilgiri, Nokrek, Panchmarhi and Seshachalam

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Sunrise in eastern Arunachal Pradesh would be about how many hours

Physical Features

Sunrise in eastern Arunachal Pradesh would be about how many hours before the sunrise in western Gujarat?\

  1. One hour
  2. Two hours
  3. Three hours
  4. Four hours

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Which States in India has the longest coastline

Indian States

Which one of the following States in India has the longest coastline?

  1. Odisha
  2. Tamil Nadu
  3. Karnataka
  4. West Bengal

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Which States in India has the largest area under forest cover

Indian States

Which one of the following States in India has the largest area under forest cover?

  1. Maharashtra
  2. Chhattisgarh
  3. Madhya Pradesh
  4. Andhra Pradesh

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Which is not an igneous rock

World Geography

Which one of the following is not an igneous rock?

  1. Gabbro
  2. Granite
  3. Dolomite
  4. Basalt

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The Coriolis effect is the result of

World Geography

The Coriolis effect is the result of

  1. Pressure gradient
  2. Earth’s axis of inclination
  3. Earth’s rotation
  4. Earth’s revolution

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Where is Mekong Delta located

World Geography

Where is Mekong Delta located?

  1. Thailand
  2. Cambodia
  3. Myanmar
  4. Vietnam

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Which pairs of rivers and tributaries is not correctly matched

Rivers

Which one of the following pairs of rivers and tributaries is not correctly matched?

  1. Godavari : Indravati
  2. Ganga : Penganga
  3. Krishna : Bhima
  4. Luni : Sukri

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Consider the following characteristics of a tropical cyclone

Climate

Consider the following characteristics of a tropical cyclone:

  1. A warm sea temperature of > 26 Degree Celcius
  2. High relative humidity of atmosphere at a height of > 700 m
  3. Atmospheric instability

The above mentioned characteristics are associated with which one of the following cycles of its development?

  1. Formulation and initial stage
  2. Modification stage
  3. Full maturity
  4. Decay

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The Aral Sea is situated between

World Geography

The Aral Sea is situated between

  1. Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan
  2. Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan
  3. Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan
  4. Uzbekistan and Tajikistan

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Which is the oldest nuclear power plant in India

Minerals Industries

Which one among the following is the oldest nuclear power plant in India?

  1. Kaiga
  2. Tarapur
  3. Kundankulam
  4. Kakrapar

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The volcanic island 'Barren Island' is located in

Physical Features

The volcanic island 'Barren Island' is located in

  1. Chile
  2. India
  3. Italy
  4. Iceland

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Longest day/night is experienced during a year in the

World Geography

Longest day/night is experienced during a year in the

  1. Equator
  2. Pole
  3. Tropics of Cancer / Capricorn
  4. Arctic / Antarctic Circle

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Gir National Park is famous for

Biodiversity

Gir National Park is famous for

  1. Tiger
  2. Lion
  3. Migratory birds
  4. One-horn rhinoceros

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Which of the following is an example of subsistence farming

Agriculture

Which of the following is an example of subsistence farming?

  1. Commercial farming
  2. Organic farming
  3. Extensive and intensive farming
  4. Shifting cultivation

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Arrange the locations of four oil refineries of India from west to east

Minerals Industries

Arrange the locations of four oil refineries of India from west to east.

  1. Koyali, Panipat, Kochi, Mathura
  2. Kochi, Koyali, Panipat, Mathura
  3. Koyali, Kochi, Panipat, Mathura
  4. Koyali, Panipat, Mathura, Kochi

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Which methods are suitable for soil conservation in hilly regions

Agriculture Soils

Which of the following methods is/are suitable for soil conservation in hilly regions?

  1. Terracing and contour bunding
  2. Shifting cultivation
  3. Contour ploughing

Select the correct answer using codes given below:

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

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Which is a micro nutrient present in soil for various crops

Agriculture Soils

Which one among the following is a micro nutrient present in soil for various crops?

  1. Potassium
  2. Magnesium
  3. Calcium
  4. Manganese

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Which rivers does not flow into the Bay of Bengal

Rivers

Which of the following rivers does not flow into the Bay of Bengal?

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

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Which Indian rivers originates in Maharashtra and flows through Karnataka

Rivers

Which one among the following Indian rivers originates in Maharashtra and flows through Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh to meet the Bay of Bengal in Andhra coast?

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

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The Equatorial region has no other season except summer

Climate

The Equatorial region has no other season except summer. What could be the reason?

  1. The length of day and night is more or less equal over the year
  2. The Earth's rotational velocity is maximum at the Equator
  3. The coriolis force is zero at the Equator

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

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

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The Earth without rotational movement would result into

Climate

The Earth without rotational movement would result into

  1. No sun-rise and sun-set
  2. No occurrence of day and night cycle
  3. Only one season

Select the correct answer using the code given below

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

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MONEX is associated with

Climate

MONEX is associated with

  1. Montreal experiment
  2. Monetary experiment
  3. Monsoon experiment
  4. Lunar experiment

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Consider statements with regard to cold waves in winter season

Climate

Consider the following statements with regard to cold waves in winter season in northern India:

  1. There is lack of maritime influence
  2. Northern India is nearer to the Himalayan region
  3. Air mass comes from polar regions to northern India

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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

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The technique of inducing rain from cloud is called

Climate

The technique of inducing rain from cloud is called

  1. Cloud seeding
  2. Cloud control
  3. Cloud computing
  4. Cloud engineering

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Which would have happened if the Himalayas did not exist

Climate

Which of the following would have happened if the Himalayas did not exist?

  1. North western part of India would have experienced humid condition
  2. Coastal India would have experienced Mediterranean climate
  3. North Indian plain would have been much cooler in winter
  4. Monsoon rains would have taken place in winter months

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In which one of the following islands of India is an active volcano

Physical Features

In which one of the following islands of India is an active volcano found?

  1. Barren Island
  2. Car Nicobar Island
  3. Maya Bunder Island
  4. Nancowry Island

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Seismic gaps are

Physical Features

Seismic gaps are

  1. plate boundaries having no volcanic activity
  2. parts of plate boundaries in oceans where tsunamis occur frequently
  3. sections of plate boundaries that have not ruptured in the recent past
  4. sections of plate boundaries that have ruptured repeatedly in the recent past

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Which one of the following is a land-locked harbor

Physical Features

Which one of the following is a land-locked harbor?

  1. Haldia
  2. Ennore
  3. Vishakhapatnam
  4. Mumbai

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How many kilometers are represented by 1° of latitude

World Geography

How many kilometers are represented by 1° of latitude?

  1. 111 km
  2. 321 km
  3. 211 km
  4. 91 km

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The planetary winds that blow from the subtropical high-pressure

World Geography

The planetary winds that blow from the subtropical high-pressure belts to the Equator are known as

  1. Westerlies
  2. Polar Winds
  3. Doldrums
  4. Trade Winds

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'Global Dimming' means

World Geography

'Global Dimming' means

  1. gradual reduction in the amount of global direct irradiance at the earth surface
  2. gradual loss of biodiversity hot spots
  3. gradual increase in the melting of ice in polar regions
  4. gradual increase of the temperature of ionosphere

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Which among the following Indian rivers flows from east to west

Rivers

Which among the following Indian rivers flows from east to west, eventually meeting Arabian sea?

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

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Which among the following is the oldest mountain range in India

Physical Features

Which among the following is the oldest mountain range in India?

  1. Western ghats
  2. Aravalli range
  3. Satpura range
  4. Vindhyan range

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A particular State in India has the following characteristics

Indian States

A particular State in India has the following characteristics:

  • It is located on the same latitude which passes through northern Rajasthan.
  • It has over 80% of its area under forest cover.
  • Over 12% of forest cover constitutes Protected Area Network in this State.

Which one among the following States has all the above characteristics?

  1. Uttarakhand
  2. Himachal Pradesh
  3. Arunachal Pradesh
  4. Assam 

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Which island is separated from each other by the Ten Degree Channel

Physical Features

Which one of the following pairs of islands is separated from each other by the ‘Ten Degree Channel’?

  1. Andaman and Nicobar
  2. Nicobar and Sumatra
  3. Sumatra and Java
  4. Maldives and Lakshadweep

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Consider the following pairs of Wetlands and Confluence of rivers

Rivers

Consider the following pairs of Wetlands and Confluence of rivers:

  • 1. Harike Wetlands: Beas and Satluj/Sutlej
  • 2. Keoladeo Ghana National Park: Banas and Chambal
  • 3. Kolleru Lake: Confluence of Musi and Krishna

Which of the above pairs is/are correctly matched?

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

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Geography and State Matching

Biodiversity

Consider the following pairs

  • 1. Dampa Tiger Reserve: Mizoram
  • 2. Gumti Wildlife Sanctuary: Sikkim
  • 3. Saramati Peak: Nagaland

Which of the above pairs is /are correctly matched?

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

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Which of the following have coral reefs

Physical Features

Which of the following have coral reefs?

  • 1. Andaman and Nicobar Islands
  • 2. Gulf of Kutch
  • 3. Gulf of Mannar
  • 4. Sunderbans

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

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

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Which of the above flows through Arunachal Pradesh

Rivers

Consider the following rivers:

  • 1. Barak
  • 2. Lohit
  • 3. Subansiri

Which of the above flows / flow through Arunachal Pradesh?

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

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Which of these are Kharif crops

Agriculture

Consider the following crops:

  • 1. Cotton
  • 2. Groundnut
  • 3. Rice
  • 4. Wheat

Which of these are Kharif crops?

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

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Which statements regarding laterite soils of India are correct

Soils

Which of the following statements regarding laterite soils of India are correct?

  • 1. They are generally red in colour.
  • 2. They are rich in nitrogen and potash.
  • 3. They are well-developed in Rajasthan and UP.
  • 4. Tapioca and cashew nuts grow well on these soils.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

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

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The duration of the monsoon decreases from southern India

Climate

Consider the following statements:

  • 1. The duration of the monsoon decreases from southern India to northern India.
  • 2. The amount of annual rainfall in the northern plains of India decreases from east to west.

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

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Which of the factors influence the ocean currents

Climate

Consider the following factors:

  • 1. Rotation of the Earth
  • 2. Air pressure and wind
  • 3. Density of ocean water
  • 4. Revolution of the Earth

Which of the above factors influence the ocean currents?

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

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