UPSC,PCS,CDS,NDA /MCQ Questions on Political Geography of India Set 2 Sample Test,Sample questions

Question:
 In our country  the Tropic of Cancer passes through the



1.Central part

2.Northern part

3.Southern part

4.Western part


Question:
 The highest point in the Aravalli range is


1.Dodabetta

2.Anaimudi

3.Guru Sikhar

4.Panchmarhi


Question:
 The Lakshadweep Islands are situated in ________






1.Indian Ocean

2.Arabian Sea

3.Bay of Bengal

4.None of these


Question:
 Which Himalayan peak is also called as Sagarmatha






1.Nanga Parvat

2.Dhaulagiri

3.Mt. Everest

4.Kanchenjunga


Question:
28.38 N. and 77.12 E are the respective latitude and longitude of which one of the following places?






1.Jaipur

2.Delhi

3.Lucknow

4.Allahabad


Question:
A famous hill station in Uttar Pradesh is






1.Nainital

2.Darjeeling

3.Dalhousie

4.Kulu


Question:
A rift valley is formed mainly due to ________




1.Forces of tension in the earth s crust

2.The subsidence of the floor of a river valley

3.The valley formed after the formation of fold mountains

4.The deepening of a valley by ice action


Question:
Among the following cities  which one is nearest to the Tropic of Cancer?






1.Delhi

2.Kolkata

3.Jodhpur

4.Nagpur


Question:
Among the following States  which one has the largest forest area?






1.Gujarat

2.Karnataka

3.Orissa

4.Tamil Nadu


Question:
Arakan Yoma is the extension of the Himalayas located in ________






1.Kashmir

2.Nepal

3.Baluchistan

4.Myanmar


Question:
Aravalli ranges are an example of ________



 


1.Straight mountains

2.Block mountains

3.Residual mountains

4.Volcanic mountains


Question:
Arrange the following hill ranges in order from north to south:  I. Nallamala Hills  II. Nilgiri  III. Anaimalai  IV. Cardamon Hills






1.I IV III II

2.I II III IV

3.II I III IV

4.I II IV III


Question:
Arrange the following Himalayan peaks in order as they occur from west to east:  I. Kanchenjunga  II. Mt. Everest  III. Nanda Devi  IV. Dhaulagiri






1.I II III IV

2.I II IV III

3.III II I IV

4.III IV II I


Question:
Arrange the following places from north to south of Kashmir region : 1. Srinagar  2. Gilgit  3. Kargil  4. Banihal



1.1 � 2 � 3 � 4

2.4 � 3 � 2 � 1

3.2 � 3 -1 � 4

4.2 � 1 � 3 � 4


Question:
Badland topography is characteristic of



1.Chambal valley

2.Coastal area

3.Sundarban delta

4.Gulf of Kachchh


Question:
Beyond the ________  the Himalayas bend sharply to the south and spread along the eastern boundary of India.






1.Zoji La Pass

2.Dihang gorge

3.Bhutan border

4.Nepal Border


Question:
Himalayan mountain range falls under which type of mountains?






1.Block Mountain

2.Residual Mountain

3.Accumulated Mountain

4.Fold Mountain


Question:
How many islands are there in Lakshadweep?






1.17

2.27

3.36

4.47


Question:
Identify from the following states of India through which the Tropic of Cancer passes and arrange them from east to west:  1. Gujarat  2. West Bengal  3. Uttar Pradesh  4. Jharkhand  5. Madhya Pradesh  6. Bihar  7. Chhattisgarh

1.7-4-6-2

2.4-7-5-1

3.2-6-7-5

4.None


Question:
If India adopts two time zones based on 75�E meridian for western India and 90�E meridian for eastern India  which one among the following states of eastern India will be benefitted most?



 

1.Manipur

2.West Bengal

3.Assam

4.Bihar


Question:
In India  how many States share the coastline?


1.7

2.8

3.9

4.10


Question:
In which one of the following Union Territories  people of the Onge tribe live?






1.Andaman and Nicobar Islands

2.Dadra and Nagar Haveli

3.Daman and Diu

4.Lakshadweep


Question:
India shares its border with China along the Himalayan range. Which of the following states touches the border of China?






1.Punjab

2.Bihar

3.Arunachal Pradesh

4.Chhattisgarh


Question:
Jharkhand does not share boundary with ________



1.West Bengal

2.Orissa

3.Chhattisgarh

4.Madhya Pradesh


Question:
Kanchipuram is in which of the following states?



1.Kerala

2.Andhra Pradesh

3.Tamil Nadu

4.Karnataka


Question:
Kodaikanal the famous hill-station of South India is situated on ________

1. Palni hills

2.Anaimalai mountain

3.Nilgiri mountain

4.Cardamon hills


Question:
Lakshadweep Islands are the product of ________






1.Volcanic activity

2.Wave action

3.Sea-floor expansion

4.Reef formation


Question:
Mount Everest  the highest peak in the world  is located in ________



1.Bhutan

2.China

3.India

4.China


Question:
Nine Degree Channel separates ________






1.Car Nicobar and Great Nicobar

2.Lakshadweep and Minicoy

3.Little Andaman and Car Nicobar

4.North Andaman and South Andaman


Question:
Out of the four southern States: Andhra Pradesh  Karnataka  Kerala and Tamil Nadu which shares boundaries with the maximum number of Indian States?






1.Andhra Pradesh only

2.Karnataka only

3.Each of Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka

4.Each of Tamil Nadu and Kerala


Question:
Palghat joins which of the following states?






1.Sikkim and West Bengal

2.Maharashtra and Gujarat

3.Kerala and Tamil Nadu

4.Arunachal Pradesh and Sikkim


Question:
Saddle peak the highest peak of Andaman and Nicobar Islands is located in






1.Great Nicobar

2.Middle Andaman

3.Little Andaman

4.North Andaman


Question:
Select the following correct statements regarding Andaman and Nicobar Islands:  1. It enjoys equatorial climate  2. This is the only place in India where a volcano is located  3. This is the only place in India where coral bed is found

1.1 2 and 3

2.1 and 2

3.2 and 3

4.1 only


Question:
The Cudappah Ranges lie between



1.Godavari and Palkonda Range

2.Godavari and Jamshedpur

3.Palar and Cauvery

4.Satpura and Mohadeo-Maikal range


Question:
The Eastern Coastal Plain is also named as



1.Konkan Coastal Plains

2.Gujarat Plains

3.Coromandel coastal plains

4.Malabar coastal plains


Question:
The highest mountain peak of peninsular India is






75. 

1.Anaimudi

2.Doddabetta

3.Mahendragiri

4.Nilgiri


Question:
The highest peak in South India is ________

1.Doda Betta

2.Makurti

3.Anamudi

4.None of these


Question:
The hill range that separates the state of Manipur from the state of Nagaland is known as ________






1.Arakan hills

2.Patkai hills

3.Barail hills

4.Manipu


Question:
The hill station of Coonoor is located in which one of the following states?






1.Karnataka

2.Andhra Pradesh

3.Kerala

4.Tamil Nadu


Question:
The Konkan Coast stretches between ________



1.Goa and Cochin

2.Goa and Mumbai

3.Goa and Daman

4.Goa and Diu


Question:
The large States of India in the order of area are



1.Rajasthan Madhya Pradesh Maharashtra

2.Madhya Pradesh Rajasthan Maharashtra

3.Maharashtra Rajasthan Madhya Pradesh

4.Madhya Pradesh Maharashtra Rajasthan


Question:
The largest southernmost single island in India is ________



1.Rameswaram Island

2.Minicoy Island

3.Car Nicobar Island

4.Great Nicobar Island


Question:
The latitudes that pass through Sikkim also pass through






1.Rajasthan

2.Punjab

3.Himachal Pradesh

4.Jammu ; Kashmir


Question:
The longitudinal valley lying between Lesser Himalaya and the ________ are known as Duns.






1.Himadri

2.Himachal

3.Shiwaliks

4.Tibet


Question:
The most urbanised community in India is that of the ________





1.Hindus

2.Muslims

3.Christians

4.Zoroastrians


Question:
The Northern plain of India has been formed by the interplay of the three major river systems  namely the Indus  the Ganga and the ________.
Brahmaputra





1.Brahmaputra

2.Krishna

3.Kaveri

4.Mahanadi


Question:
The oldest mountains in India according to geographical history are ________



1.Satpuras

2.Nilgiris

3.Vindhyas

4.Aravallis


Question:
The part of the Himalayas lying between Satluj and Kali rivers is known as






104. 

1.Punjab Himalaya

2.Nepal Himalayas

3.Kumaon Himalayas

4.Assam Himalayas


Question:
The place Sabarimala is situatad in which of the following states?


1.Andhra pradesh

2.Tamil Nadu

3.Kerala

4.Karnataka


Question:
The southernmost point of India is located in ________






1.Kerala

2.Tamil Nadu

3.Little Andaman

4.Great Nicobar


Question:
The Tropic of Cancer which passes through India is ________ to/of the equator.






1.At right angles

2.To the North

3.To the South

4.90� to the South


Question:
Through which one of the following Indian states the Tropic of Cancer does not pass?



1.Manipur

2.Tripura

3.Gujarat

4.Rajasthan


Question:
What is the another name of Greater Himalayas?


1.Himadri

2.Sahyadri

3.Assam Himalaya

4.Shivalik


Question:
What is the name of the highest summit of Nilgiri Hills?

1.Coonoor-betta

2.Anaimudi

3.Doda-betta

4.Vellangiri


Question:
What separates Daman and Diu?



1.Narmada River

2.Gulf of Khambat

3.Gir Hills

4.Tapti River


Question:
Where are Shevaroy Hills located?



1.Andhra Pradesh

2.Karnataka

3.Kerala

4.Tamil Nadu


Question:
Which among the following districts is not situated in the terai of Uttar pradesh?

1.Pilibhit

2.Bahraich

3.Lakhimpur

4.Hardoi


Question:
Which mountain is not the part of Himalayan range?



1.Aravalli

2.Kunlun

3.Karakoram

4.Hindukush


Question:
Which of the following arrangements is correct according to their locations from north to south mountain ranges of Jammu and Kashmir: 1. Karakoram 2. Ladakh 3. Zanskar 4. Pir Panjal



1. 2 3 1 4

2.1 4 3 2

3.1 2 3 4

4.2 4 1 3


Question:
Which of the following gives the correct match of states and concentration of religious groups? 1. Maharashtra- Zaroastrians 2. Maharashtra and Arunachal Pradesh � Buddhists 3. Rajasthan and Gujarat � Jains 4. Sikkim � Christians

1.1 2 and 4

2.2 3 and 4

3.1 2 and 3

4.1 and 3


Question:
Which of the following gives the correct sequence of hills in the east-west direction?



1.Naga Mikir Khasi Garo

2.Garo Khasi Mkir Naga

3.KhasiGaro Naga Mikir

4.Mikir Naga Khasi Garo


Question:
Which of the following hill stations is not located in Himachal Pradesh?
Kulu





1.Kulu

2.Manali

3.Shimla

4.Ranikhet


Question:
Which of the following Indian state does not have any coastal border?

1.Gujarat

2.Goa

3.Rajasthan

4.Maharashtra


Question:
Which of the following Indian states does not lie on in 1do-Bangla border?



1.Assam

2.Mizoram

3.Tripura

4.Manipur


Question:
Which of the following is east of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands?






1.Thailand

2.Sri Lanka

3.Indonesia

4.All of them


Question:
Which of the following is not true with regard to the coastal plains of India ?



1.The west coast has a narrow alluvial margin interspersed by hilly terrain

2.The eastern coast has a wide plain with well-developed deltas of the major rivers

3.The west coast has little indentation except towards the south

4.The west and east coasts have the same alluvial features


Question:
Which of the following mountain range is located in India?

1.Arakan yoma

2.Sulaiman

3.Salt range

4.Pir Panjal


Question:
Which of the following organization composes
Topographic Map of India






1.Geographical Survey of India

2.Survey of India

3.Geological survey of India

4.Archaeological survey of India


Question:
Which of the following passes and locations is/are wrongly matched? 1. Zojila and Burzil � Jammu & Kashmir 2. Bara Lapcha La and Shipki La � Uttar Pradesh 3. Thaga La Niti Pass and Lipu Lekh � Himachal Pradesh 4. Nathu La and Jelep La � Sikkim

1.1 and 2

2. 2 and 3

3.3 and 4

4.1 2 and 3


Question:
Which of the following state is the member of Seven Sisters?



1.West Bengal

2.Tripura

3.Orissa

4.Bihar


Question:
Which one among the following is nearest to the Tropic of Cancer?






1.Agra

2.Delhi

3.Gwalior

4.Jhansi


Question:
Which one of the following gives the correct sequence of Himalayan peaks in the direction east to west?



1.Dhaulagiri Kanchenjunga Makalu Mt. Everest

2.Kanchenjunga Makalu Dhaulagiri Mt. Everest

3.Makalu Dhaulagiri Kumaun Namcha Barwa

4.Namcha Barwa Kanchenjunga Mt. Everest Nanda Devi


Question:
Which one of the following is the southern-most city ?






1.Bhopal

2.Kolkata

3.Raipur

4.Udaipur


Question:
Which one of the following towns is situated easternmost?






1.Kohima

2.Jorhat

3.Itanagar

4.Dibrugarh


Question:
Which state has smallest land area?



1.Goa

2.Nagaland

3.Sikkim

4.Tripura


Question:
Which states of India have a common border with Pakistan? I. Jammu and Kashmir II. Himachal Pradesh III. Punjab IV. Gujarat V. Rajasthan






1.I II III V

2.I II III IV

3.I III IV

4.I III IV V


Question:
Why has the Green Revolution benefitted only a small section of India?



1.Large dependence on manual labour

2.Poor storage facilities

3.Poor farm management and administration

4.All of the above


Question:
Zozila Pass connects ________






1.Kashmir and Tibet

2.Nepal and Tibet

3.Leh and Kargil

4.Leh and Srinagar


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