Geography/Indian Geography Questions (MCQs) for UPSC, State PCS and SSC Examinations Part 2 Sample Test,Sample questions

Question:
Arrange the following tributaries of Yamuna river from west to east direction1. Chambal2. Sindh3. Betwa4. KenChoose the correct option from the codes given below :

1.1 2 3 4

2.1 3 2 4

3.2 1 4 3

4.2 4 1 3


Question:
Chittaranjan Locomotive Works is located in which of the following states of India?

1.Odisha

2.West Bengal

3.Uttar Pradesh

4.Tamil Nadu


Question:
Hussain Sagar lake is located in which of the following cities of India?

1.Chennai

2.Hyderabad

3.Kochi

4.Bhubaneswar


Question:
In which of the following states the Ganga river flows the maximum length?

1.Uttarakhand

2.Uttar Pradesh

3.Bihar

4.None of the above


Question:
Nathu La Pass is situated in which of the following range?

1.Vindhyas

2.Karakoram

3.Western Ghat

4.Himalayas


Question:
Raghopur Diyara Island is located in which of the following states of India?

1.Bihar

2. Odisha

3.West Bengal

4.Assam


Question:
Satish Dhawan Space Centre is located in which of the following islands?

1.Sriharikota

2.Chandipur

3.Abdul Kalam island

4.Vikram Sarabhai island


Question:
The Biosphere Reserves Programme was launched in India in which year?

1.1986

2.1988

3.1992

4.1995


Question:
The distribution mangrove is mainly found in which of the following part of the Andaman Nicobar group of islands?

1.Car Nicobar

2.North Andaman

3.Little Andaman

4.Little Nicobar


Question:
The Ganga river passes through which among the following states of India?1. Madhya Pradesh2. Uttarakhand3. Jharkhand4. West BengalChoose the correct option from the codes given below :

1.1 & 2

2.1 2 & 3

3.2 3 & 4

4.1 2 3 & 4


Question:
The largest reserve of crude oil in India is found in which of the following places?

1.Gujarat

2.Eastern offshore

3.Western offshore

4.Assam


Question:
The mineral oil was first discovered in which of the following places of India?

1.Digboi

2.Naharkotiya

3.Mumbai

4.Ankleshwar


Question:
The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) was established in which year?

1.1955

2.1988

3.1992

4.1998


Question:
The rivers of the Chotanagpur plateau follow which of the following type od drainage pattern?

1.Dendritic

2.Barbed

3.Deranged

4.Trellis


Question:
The term demographic gap signifies the difference in which of the following?

1. Between the birth and the death rate

2.Child / woman ratio

3.Age

4.Sex ratio


Question:
What is El Nino which is associated with the formation of the South West Monsoon of India?

1.An abnormally warm ocean current

2.A periodic low pressure centre

3. A periodic warm wind

4.A periodic warm air-mass


Question:
What percent area of India is affected by soil erosion?

1.35%

2.42%

3.51%

4.60%


Question:
What percent of freight is carried by the roads?

1.45%

2.58%

3.65%

4.76%


Question:
What would be the influence on the weather conditions when in mid-winter a feeble high pressure develops over the North-Western part of India?1. High and dry winds would blow outward from this high-pressure area.2. The Northern plain would become cold.3. Scorching winds (locally called loo) would blow during the day time.4. There would be torrential rains brought by thunderstorms.Choose the correct option from the codes given below:

1.1 only

2.1 & 2

3.1 3 & 4

4.1 2 3 & 4


Question:
What would be the influence on the weather conditions when in mid-winter a feeble high pressure develops over the North-Western part of India?1. High and dry winds would blow outward from this high-pressure area.2. The Northern plain would become cold.3. Scorching winds (locally called loo) would blow during the day time.4. There would be torrential rains brought by thunderstorms.Choose the correct option from the codes given below:

1. 1 only

2.1 & 2

3.1 3 & 4

4.1 2 3 & 4


Question:
Which among the following about the coast of India are correct?1. The average width of the western coastal plain is less than the eastern coastal plain2. A large number of river drains into the eastern coast3. Most of the mountain ridges are located on the western coastChoose the correct option from the codes given below :

1.1 & 2

2.1 & 3

3.2 & 3

4.1 2 & 3


Question:
Which among the following about the Tertiary coal deposit are correct?1. It belongs to the Oligocene period2. It is also known as the Brown coal3. About 2% of total Indias coal deposit belongs to TertiaryChoose the correct option from the codes given below :

1.1 & 2

2.1 & 3

3.2 & 3

4.1 2 & 3


Question:
Which among the following are considered as the positive influences of human beings on the ecosystem?1. Declaring areas as wildlife sanctuaries2. Increasing biodegradable packing materials that can be recycled3. Removing pollutants from toxic industrial smoke4. Using natural resources intensivelyChoose the correct option from the codes given below :

1.1 & 2

2.1 2 & 3

3.1 3 & 4

4.2 3 & 4


Question:
Which among the following hill stations are located in the state of Andhra Pradesh?1. Araku Valley2. Tirumala3. Papi Hills4. Sri SailamChoose the correct option from the codes given below :

1. 1 & 2

2. 1 2 & 3

3. 2 3 & 4

4. 1 2 3 & 4


Question:
Which among the following is the oldest steel plant in India?

1.TISCO

2.IISCO

3.HSL

4.BSL


Question:
Which among the following matches of industrial production and their places are correct?1. Brassware- Muradabad2. Silk Sarees- Kanchipuram3. Chikkan Embroidery- Lucknow4. Sports Goods- JalandharChoose the correct option from the codes given below :

1.1 & 2

2.1 2 & 3

3. 1 3 & 4

4.1 2 3 & 4


Question:
Which among the following matches of Natural vegetation of India and related annual rainfall are correct?1. Tropical evergreen forests- Above 200 cm2. Tropical deciduous forests- 100-200 cm3. Tropical dry forests- 50 � 100 cm4. Terai- Less than 50 cmChoose the correct option from the codes given below :

1.1 & 3

2.1 2 & 3

3. 1 3 & 4

4.1 2 3 & 4


Question:
Which among the following matches of states and related Copper mining centers are correct?1. Madhya Pradesh- Malanjkhand2. Rajasthan- Jhunjhunu3. Jharkhand- GhatsilaChoose the correct option from the codes given below :

1.1 & 2

2.1 & 3

3.2 & 3

4.1 2 & 3


Question:
Which among the following matches of the areas and their corresponding shifting cultivation are correct?1. Western Ghat� Kumari2. South-east Rajasthan� Walter3. North-east India� Dahiya4. Madhya Pradesh and Chattisgarh- JhumChoose the correct option from the codes given below :

1. 1 & 2

2.1 2 & 3

3.1 3 & 4

4.12 3 & 4


Question:
Which among the following methods are used to prevent soil erosion?1. Ploughing along contour lines2. Strip cropping3. Jhumming4. Mixed farmingChoose the correct option from the codes given below :

1.1 & 2

2.1 2 & 3

3. 2 3 & 4

4.1 2 3 & 4


Question:
Which among the following pairs of rivers and tributaries are correctly matched?1. Godavari : Indravati2. Ganga : Penganga3. Krishna : Bhima4. Luni : SukriChoose the correct option from the codes given below:

1.1 & 2

2.1 3 & 4

3.2 3 & 4

4.1 2 3 & 4


Question:
Which among the following passes are located in the state of Uttarakhand?1. Lipu Lekh2. Thang La3. Niti Pass4. Muling LaChoose the correct option from the codes given below :

1. 1 & 2

2. 1 3 & 4

3. 2 3 & 4

4. 1 2 3 & 4


Question:
Which among the following statements about the Wildlife Sanctuary are correct?1. It is dedicated to one particular species2. Human intervention is prohibited3. It is dedicated to multiple speciesChoose the correct option from the codes given below :

1.1 & 2

2.1 & 3

3.2 & 3

4.1 2 & 3


Question:
Which among the following statements are correct?1. Largest Saltwater lake in India- Sambar2. Largest Freshwater lake in India- Wular3. Largest Artificial lake in India- Dhebar4. Largest Brackish water lake in India- ChilikaChoose the correct option from the codes given below :

1. 1 & 2

2. 1 2 & 3

3.2 3 & 4

4. 1 2 3 & 4


Question:
Which among the following states ranks first in the production of thermal power?

1. Andhra Pradesh

2.Gujarat

3.Maharashtra

4.Karnataka


Question:
Which among the following types of lakes are fluvially originated?1. Plunge-pool Lake2. Ox-bow lake3. Delta Lakes4. Crater LakeChoose the correct option from the codes given below :

1. 1 & 2

2. 1 2 & 3

3.2 3 & 4

4. 1 2 3 & 4


Question:
Which of the following Indian states has the largest number of Cotton Textile Mills?

1.Maharashtra

2.Tamil Nadu

3.Gujarat

4.West Bengal


Question:
Which of the following is the correct sequence of energy sources in order of their share in the power sector in India

1.Nuclear > hydro > wind > thermal

2.Thermal > nuclear > hydro > wind

3.Thermal > hydro > nuclear > wind

4.Hydro > nuclear > thermal > wind


Question:
Which of the following is the largest diesel-electric locomotive manufacturer in India?

1.DLW Varanasi

2. Chittaranjan Locomotive Works

3.Patiala Locomotive Works

4.None of the above


Question:
Which of the following is the main pollutant of the Indian coastal water?

1.Industrial effluents

2.Oil spill

3.Municipal sewage

4.Aerosols


Question:
Which of the following is the worlds first wave power plant working on Oscillating Water Column technology?

1.Mutriku Breakwater Wave Plant

2. CETO Wave Power

3.SINN Power wave energy

4.Vizhinjam Wave Energy Plant


Question:
Which of the following is the worlds largest river island?

1.Chongming Island

2.Majuli Island

3.Richards Island

4.Sumba Island


Question:
Which of the following is true about the forests categorized as Reserve Forests?

1. Allows all activities generally

2.Completely prohibits all activities

3.Prohibits all activities unless permitted

4.None of the above


Question:
Which of the following passes connects Arunachal Pradesh with Lhasa?

1.Bom Di La

2. Diphu Pass

3.Pangsan Pass

4.Dihang Pass


Question:
Which of the following places in India is most likely to experience cyclones?

1.Delhi

2.Puri

3.Mumbai

4.Noida


Question:
Which of the following plant is Indias largest operational onshore wind farm?

1.Jaisalmer Wind Park

2.Damanjodi Wind Farm

3.Tuppadahalli Wind Farm

4.Muppandal Wind Farm


Question:
Which of the following statements regarding El Nino effect on Indian Monsoon is/ are correct?1. The surface temperature goes up in the Southern Pacific Ocean and there is deficient rainfall in India.2. The Walker Circulation shifts eastward from its normal position and reduces monsoon rainfall in India.Choose the correct option from the codes given below :

1.1 only

2. 2 only

3.1 & 2

4. None of the above


Question:
Which of the following straight separates Middle Andaman and North Andaman Island?

1. Homfrays Strait

2.Austen Strait

3.Palk straight

4.Coco straight


Question:
Which one of the following cities is known as the Pearl City?

1.Haldia

2.Kandla

3.Tuticorin

4.None of the above


Question:
Who among the following was the first to adopt the Empirical Technique of cropping?

1. Von Thunen

2.Baker

3.Weaver

4.Whittlesey


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