Geography/Indian Geography MCQ Set 3 Sample Test,Sample questions

Question:
Among the tributaries of river Ganga mentioned below flows northwards:

1.Kosi

2.Ghaghara

3.Son

4.Gandak


Question:
Chilka Development Authority, the first organisation in the Asian subcontinent to receive Ramsar Wetland Conservation Award for the year 2002 is in-

1.Kerala

2.Orissa

3.Assam

4.Uttarakhand


Question:
Farmers are requested to mix lime with soil while farming their fields. This is because

1.Lime is very helpful in maintaining the water content in the soil

2.Lime decreases the acidity of soil

3.Lime decreases the basicity of soil

4.High concentration of lime is necessary for the plant growth


Question:
Gir forests are famous for lions. They are located in

1.Jharkhand

2.Chattisgarh

3.Gujarat

4.Assam


Question:
In a desert region, soil erosion can be checked by

1.Contour ploughing

2.Using farm manure

3.Tree plantation/Afforestation

4.Crop rotation


Question:
In India Regur soil is found in-

1.Deccan Plateau

2.Indo-Gangetic plain

3.Himalayan region

4.Coastal plains


Question:
In India, which one of the following States has the largest inland saline wetland?

1.Gujarat

2.Haryana

3.Madhya Pradesh

4.Rajasthan


Question:
Indian wild Asses (Ghor-Khur) are found in

1.Sunderban

2.Rann of Kutchch

3.Thar Desert

4.Assam Forests


Question:
Kaziranga Wild Life Sanctuary is in the State of:

1.Assam

2.Tamil Nadu

3.Bihar

4.Kerala


Question:
On which one of the following rivers is located Indo-Pak Bagalihar Project?

1.Sutlej

2.Jhelum

3.Beas

4.Chenab


Question:
On which river Hirakud Dam is located?

1.Damodar

2.Barakar

3.Hoogly

4.Mahanadi


Question:
Red soil colour is caused by:

1.Aluminium compounds

2.Mercury compounds

3.Iron compounds

4.Clay


Question:
Red soil is commonly found in the states of:

1.Punjab and Rajasthan

2.Himachal Pradesh and Haryana

3.Rajasthan and Himachal Pradesh

4.Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh


Question:
Regur soil is most suitable for the cultivation of-

1.Groundnut

2.Cotton

3.Tobacco

4.Sugarcane


Question:
Regur soil(Black soil) is ideally suited for the growth of which one among the following crops?

1.Groundnut

2.Wheat

3.Rice

4.Cotton


Question:
Softwood forests are mostly found in

1.Himalayan region

2.Nilgiris

3.Sunderban

4.Western Ghats


Question:
Soil erosion can be prevented by-

1.Increasing bird population

2.Afforestation

3.Removal of vegetation

4.Overgrazing


Question:
Soil which is prone to intensive leaching due to rain is called:

1.Alluvial

2.Red

3.Laterite

4.Black


Question:
The Brahmaputra, Irrawady and Mekong rivers originate in Tibet and flow it through narrow and parallel mountain ranges in their upper reaches. Of these rivers, Brahmaputra makes a "U" turn is due to-

1.Uplift of folded Himalayan series

2.Syntaxial bending of geologically young Himalayas

3.Geo-tectonic disturbance in the teritary folded mountain chains

4.Both (A) and (B)


Question:
The Manas National Park is situated in the State of-

1.Madhya Pradesh

2.Jharkhand

3.Assam

4.West Bengal


Question:
The place located at the confluence of Alakananda and Pindar river is-

1.Rundraprayag

2.Karnaprayag

3.Devaprayag

4.Vishnuprayag


Question:
The state having largest area under waste land is:

1.Rajasthan

2.Gujarat

3.Madhya Pradesh

4.Jammu & Kashmir


Question:
Through which States does the river Chambal flows?

1.M.P., Gujarat, U.P.

2.Rajasthan, M.P., Bihar

3.Gujarat, M.P. Chhattisgarh

4.U.P., M.P., Rajasthan


Question:
What type of forest can be found in western coast, upper Assam, lower slopes of eastern Himalaya, Orissa coast and neighbouring hills?

1.Dry tropical forest

2.Alpine forest

3.Moist tropical forest

4.Montane sub-tropical forest


Question:
Where do Bhagirathi and Alakananda join Ganga?

1.Karan prayag

2.Rudra prayag

3.Gangotri

4.Dev prayag


Question:
Where in India is the Jim Corbet National Park located?

1.Uttarakhand

2.Jammu and Kashmir

3.Madhya Pradesh

4.Bihar


Question:
Which of the following drainage systems fall into Bay of Bengal?

1.Ganga, Brahmaputra and Godavari

2.Mahanadi, Krishna and Cauvery

3.Luni, Narmada and Tapi

4.Both (A) and (B)


Question:
Which of the following is the longest river in India?

1.Ganga

2.Brahmaputra

3.Yamuna

4.Godavari


Question:
Which of the following river does not originate in Indian territory?

1.Brahmaputra

2.Mahanadi

3.Ganga

4.Satluj


Question:
Which of the following rivers does not originate in India?

1.Sutlej

2.Ravi

3.Chenab

4.Beas


Question:
Which of the following soils is most ideal for paddy cultivation?

1.Laterite soil

2.Red soil

3.Alluvial soil

4.Black soil


Question:
Which of the rivers mentioned below flows into Rann of Kutchch?

1.Sabarmati

2.Luni

3.Betwa

4.None of these


Question:
Which one among the following is a micronutrient present in soil for various crops?

1.Calcium

2.Manganese

3.Magnesium

4.Potassium


Question:
Which one among the following is not a biosphere reserve?

1.Gulf of Mannar

2.Nilgiri

3.Sunderban

4.Kaziranga


Question:
Which one among the following is NOT correct regarding the black soils of Peninsular India?

1.Rich in iron, lime and potash

2.Retentive in moisture

3.Fertile and well-suited for growing sugarcane

4.Rich in phosphorus and organic matter


Question:
Which one among the following is the correct order of west flowing rivers in terms of decreasing size of their river basins?

1.Narmada-Tapi-Sabarmati-Mahi

2.Tapi-Narmada-Mahi-Sabarmati

3.Sabarmati-Narmada-Tapi-Mahi

4.Narmada-Tapi-Mahi-Sabarmati


Question:
Which one among the following is the correct sequence of the rivers from north to south?

1.Damodar-Brahmani-Mahanadi-Tungabhadra

2.Damodar-Mahanadi-Brahmani-Tungabhadra

3.Brahmani-Tungabhadra-Damodar-Mahanadi

4.Damodar-Brahmani-Tungabhadra-Mahanadi


Question:
Which one is regarded as "World heritage forest"?

1.Nandan Kanan in Odisha

2.Kaziranga in Assam

3.Sunderbans in West Bengal

4.Indian Botanical Garden, Shibpur in West Bengal


Question:
Which one of the cities is not located on the bank of river Ganga?

1.Fathepur

2.Bhagalpur

3.Uttarkashi

4.Kanpur


Question:
Which one of the following dams is constructed across Krishna River?

1.Ukai Dam

2.Krishnaraja Sagar Dam

3.Srisailam Dam

4.Mettur Dam


Question:
Which one of the following is the largest lagoon in India?

1.Vembanad lagoon

2.Chilka lagoon

3.Pulicat lagoon

4.Kolleru


Question:
Which one of the following is the national aquatic animal of India?

1.Saltwater crocodile

2.Olive ridley turtle

3.Gangetic dolphin

4.Gharial


Question:
Which one of the following is wrongly paired?

1.Chattisgarh - Sal Tree

2.Maharashtra - Mango Tree

3.Tamil Nadu - Sandal Tree

4.Bihar - Peepal Tree


Question:
Which one of the following lakes in India has the highest water salinity?

1.Dal

2.Chilika

3.Wular

4.Sambhar


Question:
Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched?

1.Gomti-Lucknow

2.Saryu-Ayodhya

3.Alaknanda-Badrinath

4.Narmada-Satna


Question:
Which one of the following regions of India has a combination of mangrove forest, evergreen forest and deciduous forest?

1.North Coastal Andhra Pradesh

2.South-West Bengal

3.Southern Saurasthra

4.Andaman and Nicobar Islands


Question:
Which one of the following rivers does not originate in India?

1.Beas

2.Chenab

3.Ravi

4.Sutlej


Question:
Which one of the following rivers forms an estuary?

1.Narmada

2.Kaveri

3.Krishna

4.Mahanadi


Question:
Which one of the tree species does not belong to deciduous vegetation?

1.Sal

2.Sandalwood

3.Deodar

4.Teak


Question:
Which two rivers originate at Amarkantak?

1.Tapi, Narmada

2.Narmada, Son

3.Son, Betwa

4.Chambal, Betwa


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