Geography: India and World

Rivers

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

Physical Features

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

Agriculture

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

Agriculture

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

Biodiversity

Consider the following:

  • 1. Star tortoise
  • 2. Monitor lizard
  • 3. Pygmy hog
  • 4. Spider monkey

Which of the above are naturally found in India?

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

Climate

Which one of the following is the characteristic climate of the Tropical Savannah Region?

  1. A definite dry and wet season
  2. An extremely short dry season
  3. Rainfall throughout the year
  4. Rainfall in winter only

Biodiversity

Consider the following areas:

  • 1. Bandipur
  • 2. Bhitarkanika
  • 3. Manas
  • 4. Sunderbans

Which of the above are Tiger Reserves?

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

Biodiversity

Consider the following:

  • 1. Black-necked crane
  • 2. Cheetah
  • 3. Flying squirrel
  • 4. Snow leopard

Which of the above are naturally found in India?

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

Minerals Industries

Among the following pairs of States which have good capacity to produce iron ore

  1. Bihar and West Bengal
  2. Goa and Karnataka
  3. Gujarat and Rajasthan
  4. Punjab and Haryana

Biodiversity

Consider the following pairs:

  • 1. Loktak National Park - Manipur
  • 2. Namdapha National Park - Meghalaya
  • 3. Valley of Flowers National Park - Sikkim

Which of the pairs given above is/are correctly matched?

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

Rivers

Consider the following rivers:

  • 1. Sankosh
  • 2. Amochu
  • 3. Subarnarekha
  • 4. Jia Bhorelli

Which of the below is/are tributary/ tributaries to Brahmaputra

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

World Geography

Which one of the following countries of South-West Asia does not open out to the Mediterranean Sea?

  1. Syria
  2. Jordan
  3. Lebanon
  4. Israel

Biodiversity

In India, in which one of the following types of forests is teak a dominant tree species?

  1. Tropical moist deciduous forest
  2. Tropical rain forest
  3. Tropical thorn scrub forest
  4. Temperate forest With grasslands

Climate

In the South Atlantic and South-Eastern Pacific regions in tropical latitudes, cyclone does not originate. What is the reason?

  1. Sea surface temperatures are low
  2. Inter-Tropical Convergence Zone seldom occurs
  3. Coriolis force is too weak
  4. Absence of land in those regions

Climate

What explains the eastward flow of the equatorial counter-current?

  1. The Earth's rotation on its axis
  2. Convergence of the two equatorial currents 
  3. Difference in salinity of water 
  4. Occurrence of the belt of calm near the equator

Rivers

Consider the following rivers:

  1. Vamsadhara
  2. Indravati 
  3. Pranahita 
  4. Pennar

Which of the above are tributaries of Godavari?

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

Physical Features

The Indian Standard Time (IST) is based on

  1. 90° E meridian
  2. 82½° E meridian
  3. 75° E meridian
  4. 0° E meridian

Physical Features Indian States

Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists

List I (Mountain Pass)

  • A. Zoji La
  • B. Lipulekh
  • C. Shipki La
  • D. Nathu La

List II (State)

  • 1. Himachal Pradesh
  • 2. Sikkim
  • 3. Uttarakhand
  • 4. Jammu and Kashmir

Code:

  1. A - 2; B - 1; C - 3; D - 4
  2. A - 2; B - 3; C - 1; D - 4
  3. A - 4; B - 1; C - 3; D - 2
  4. A - 4; B - 3; C - 1; D - 2

Indian States

Match list-I with list-II and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists:

List-I (World Heritage site)

  • A. Brithadisvara Temple
  • B. Ellora Caves
  • C. Hampi
  • D. Mahabodhi Temple

List-II (State)

  • 1. Maharashtra
  • 2. Karnataka
  • 3. Tamil Nadu
  • 4. Bihar

Code:

  1. A-4; B-1; C-2; D-3
  2. A-4; B-2; C-1; D-3
  3. A-3; B-2; C-1; D-4
  4. A-3; B-1; C-2; D-4

Physical Features Indian States

Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the code given below the Lists:

List-I (Himalayan Peak)

  • A. K2
  • B. Nanda Devi
  • C. Tara Pahar
  • D. Kanchenjunga

List-II (State)

  • 1. Uttarakhand
  • 2. Jammu & Kashmir
  • 3. Sikkim
  • 4. Himanchal Pradesh

Code:

  1. A-2; B-4; C-1; D-3
  2. A-2; B-1; C-4; D-3
  3. A-3; B-1; C-4; D-2
  4. A-3; B-4; C-1; D-2

World Geography

Which of the following statement is/are correct?

  1. The earth is nearest to the Sun at Perihelion, which generally occurs on January 3
  2. The earth is farthest away from the Sun at Perihelion, which generally occurs on July 4
  3. The earth is farthest away from the Sun at Aphelion, which generally occurs on July 4
  4. The earth is nearest to the Sun Aphelion which generally occurs on January 3

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

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

World Geography

Which one of the following is the reason due to which the wind in the southern hemisphere is deflected towards its left?

  1. Difference in the water masses of northern and southern hemisphere
  2. Temperature and pressure variations
  3. Inclined axis of the Earth
  4. Rotation of the Earth

Physical Features

Arrange the following popular hill stations of India in terms of their height (from highest to the lowest) from the mean sea level:

  1. Mussoorie
  2. Shimla
  3. Ooty
  4. Darjeeling

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

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