Indian Geography Questions and Answers

1.

Which state does Gulmarg, a hill station located in?

   A.) Himachal Pradesh
   B.) Jammu and Kashmir
   C.) Maharashtra
   D.) Tamil Nadu

Answer: Option 'B'

Jammu and Kashmir

2.

How many islands are there in India

   A.) 216
   B.) 226
   C.) 236
   D.) 247

Answer: Option 'D'

247

3.

The prevalent types of natural vegetation in India is seen in …… region.

   A.) The Ganga plain
   B.) The Coastal plains
   C.) The Deccan Plateau
   D.) The Himalaya mountain

Answer: Option 'A'

The Ganga plain

4.

On which river, Kakrapara irrigation project is built?

   A.) Godavari
   B.) Mahi
   C.) Narmada
   D.) Tapti

Answer: Option 'D'

Tapti

5.

“Water power potential of India is great, but it has not been developed to its full extent.” What is the major deterrant for it?

   A.) Rainfall is seasonal and as such requires costly storage Reservoirs
   B.) Coal is available in plenty therefore it is not necessary to develop water power
   C.) Raw materials required for the production of electric transformers are not available in India
   D.) Lack of technical skill hinders the development of water power

Answer: Option 'A'

Rainfall is seasonal and as such requires costly storage Reservoirs

6.

Cashewnut is largely produced in …… in India.

   A.) Gujarat
   B.) Kerala
   C.) Tamil Nadu
   D.) Orissa

Answer: Option 'B'

Kerala

7.

....... runs Inland Air services in India.

   A.) Air Bharat
   B.) Indian Air lines
   C.) Air services of India
   D.) Air India

Answer: Option 'B'

Indian Air lines

8.

'Lalimli Mill' is located in

   A.) Lucknow
   B.) Ludhiana
   C.) Mumbai
   D.) Faridabad

Answer: Option 'B'

Ludhiana

9.

Where is Bidi manufactured?

   A.) Gwalior
   B.) Indore
   C.) Jabalpur
   D.) Ajmer

Answer: Option 'C'

Jabalpur

10.

Which city is called Lake City

   A.) Panaji
   B.) Udaipur
   C.) Jaipur
   D.) Tiruvananthapuram

Answer: Option 'B'

Udaipur

11.

Irrigation is necessary in India because

   A.) India is a hot country so water is easily evaporated
   B.) Indian farmers are in habit of watering the fields
   C.) Indian crops require much water
   D.) There is no rainfall at the time of need

Answer: Option 'D'

There is no rainfall at the time of need

12.

”10 channel” seperates

   A.) Car Nicobar-greater Nicobar
   B.) Little Nicobar-south Andaman
   C.) North Andaman-south Andaman
   D.) Little Andaman-car Nicobar

Answer: Option 'D'

Little Andaman-car Nicobar

13.

”Coco island” located between

   A.) India-Bangladesh
   B.) India-Myanmar
   C.) India-Pakistan
   D.) India-Srilanka

Answer: Option 'B'

India-Myanmar

14.

Dhuvaran thermal power station is located in

   A.) Haryana
   B.) Gujarat
   C.) Jammu & Kashmir
   D.) Tamil Nadu

Answer: Option 'C'

Jammu & Kashmir

15.

The present length of Western Railway line is

   A.) 5,789 kms
   B.) 11,289 kms
   C.) 7,051 kms
   D.) 6,475 kms

Answer: Option 'D'

6,475 kms

16.

The river originates at Amarkantak is

   A.) Yamuna
   B.) Godavari
   C.) Tapati
   D.) Narmada

Answer: Option 'D'

Narmada

17.

Nathpa Jhakri hydel power project is located in

   A.) Andhra Pradesh
   B.) Uttarakhand
   C.) Jammu and Kashmir
   D.) Himachal Pradesh

Answer: Option 'D'

Himachal Pradesh

18.

……… state produces asbestos in abundance.

   A.) Gujarat
   B.) Rajasthan
   C.) Bihar
   D.) Andhra Pradesh

Answer: Option 'B'

Rajasthan

19.

The median age(approximate) of the Indian population is ....... years.

   A.) 32 years
   B.) 24 years
   C.) 25 years
   D.) 30 years

Answer: Option 'A'

32 years

20.

Shikaridevi sanctuary is located in

   A.) Himachal Pradesh
   B.) West Bengal
   C.) Gujarat
   D.) Karnataka

Answer: Option 'A'

Himachal Pradesh

21.

Which among the following valleys have coal reserves that are largely concentrated in India?

   A.) Godavari valley
   B.) Son valley
   C.) Damodar valley
   D.) Mahanadi valley

Answer: Option 'C'

Damodar valley

22.

The Pamayangtse Monastery situated in ....... state.

   A.) Sikkim
   B.) Madhya Pradesh
   C.) Tamil Nadu
   D.) Andhra Pradesh

Answer: Option 'A'

Sikkim

23.

Mettur hydel power project located on the river

   A.) Kaveri
   B.) Pennar
   C.) Godavari
   D.) Krishna

Answer: Option 'A'

Kaveri

24.

The headquarter of the Centre Board of Film censors is located at

   A.) Kolkata
   B.) Hyderabad
   C.) Chennai
   D.) Mumbai

Answer: Option 'D'

Mumbai

25.

In India, West Bengal contains the biggest number of jute mills because

   A.) Cheap supply of labour is available here
   B.) It is near the consuming area
   C.) This is the region of raw materials for jute products
   D.) The climate is suitable

Answer: Option 'C'

This is the region of raw materials for jute products


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