Geography of India

The Aral Sea is situated between

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

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

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

The volcanic island 'Barren Island' is located in

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

Longest day/night is experienced during a year in the

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

Gir National Park is famous for

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

Which of the following is an example of subsistence farming?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

MONEX is associated with

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

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

The technique of inducing rain from cloud is called

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

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

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

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

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

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

How many kilometers are represented by 1° of latitude?

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

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

'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

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

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

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

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

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 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The Narmada river flows to the west, while most other large peninsular rivers flow to the east. Why?

  • 1. It occupies a linear rift valley.
  • 2. It flows between the Vindhyas and the Satpuras.
  • 3. The land slopes to the west from Central India.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

  1. 1 only
  2. 1 and 3
  3. 2 and 3
  4. None

When you travel in Himalayas, you will see the following:

  • 1. Deep gorges
  • 2. U-turn river courses
  • 3. Parallel mountain ranges
  • 4. Steep gradients causing land-sliding

Which of the above can be said to be the evidences for Himalayas being young fold mountains?

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

Consider the following crops of India:

  • 1. Groundnut
  • 2. Sesamum
  • 3. Pearl millet

Which of the above is/are predominantly rain fed crop/crops?

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

Consider the following crops of India:

  • 1. Cowpea
  • 2. Green gram
  • 3. Pigeon pea

Which of the above is/are used as pulse, fodder and green manure?

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

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