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                       Question Day 23 Indian Geography

Q1. Consider the following statements.

  1. Bengladesh is Country that shares longest Border with India.
  2. J&K is the state which shares longest international border.
  3. Sikkim and Uttar Pradesh share international border with two countries
  4. All north east states shares international border.

which of the statements given above is/are not correct?

a) 1,2,3 and 4
b) 3 only
c) 3 and 4 only
d) 2 and 3 only

Q2. Which of the following Biosphere reserves are listed under UNESCO’s  MAB programme ?

  1. Kachchh
  2. Nilagiris
  3. sheshachalam
  4. Agastyamala
  5. sundarbans

Select the correct answer from the codes given below :

a)1,2,3,4 and 5
b)2,3 and 5 only
c) 1,2,3 and 4
d)3 and 4 only

 

Q3. Consider the following statements about Northern plains.

  1. The rivers, after descending from the mountains deposit pebbles in a narrow belt of about 8 to 16 km in width lying parallel to the slopes of the Shiwaliks  is known as Bhangar.
  2. All the streams disappear in this terai belt
  3. Dudhwa national park lies in Bhangar region.
  4. The newer, younger deposits of the flood plains are called khaddar.

which of the statements given above are/is not correct?

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

Q4. consider the following statement about ‘Majuli’

  1. Majuli, in the Brahmaputra River is the largest riverine island in the world.
  2. Majuli is the 1st island district of the country.
  3. It is situated in Arunachal Pradesh.
  4. Mishing, Deori, Sonowal Kacharis are ethnic groups in this island.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct ?

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

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Q5. Consider the following statements

  1. The western coastal plains are an example of emergent coastal plain
  2. more natural harbours are found at western coast than eastern coast.
  3. the eastern coastal plain is broader than western coastal plain.
  4. the river flowing through both coasts forms deltas.

which of the statements given above are/is not correct?

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

 

Q6. Which of the following statements is/are correct?

  1. Western Ghats are more continuous than the Eastern Ghats
  2. Highest peak of the Peninsular plateau, Anaimudi, is located on the Western Ghats.
  3. Western Ghats meets the Eastern Ghats at the Nilgiri Hills.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

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

 

Q7. what is ‘bugyals’ ?

  1. The nomadic group inhabited in valley’s of great Himalayan range
  2. The summer grsslands in the higher reaches of great Himalayan ranges.
  3. A harvest festival in Garo hills of Meghalaya plateau
  4. A medicinal plant found in northern plains

 

 

Q8. Which of the following statements are correct regarding the Brahmaputra River System?

  1. The Brahmaputra has its origin in the Chemayungdung glacier of the Kailash range near the Mansarovar lake
  2. It flows parallel to the Himalayan Mountains in Tibet and takes a hairpin turn around Namchabarwa.
  3. In Tibet it is known as the Tsangpo, which means ‘the purifier.’.
  4. Major left bank tributaries are the Burhi Dihing, Dhansari (South) and Kalang whereas the important right bank tributaries are the Subansiri, Kameng, Manas and Sankosh.

Select the correct answer from the codes given below :

a) 1,2 and 3 only
b) 1,2,3 and 4
c) 1,2 and 4 only
d) 2,3 and 4 only

Q9. Peninsular rivers are characterised by absence of meanders because

  1. These rivers do not have capacity for lateral erosion of banks.
  2. There rivers pass through hard rocky terrain.
  3. The rivers are at youth stage.
  4. The rivers moving slowly

Select the correct answer from the codes given below :

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

Q10. Which of the following have coral reefs?

  1. Andaman and Nicobar Islands
  2. Gulf of Kachchh
  3. Gulf of Mannar
  4. Sunderbans

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

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

Q11. Container Corporation of India Limited is an undertaking under which one of the following ministries ?

  1. Ministry of Shipping
  2. Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises
  3. Ministry of Railways
  4. Ministry of Road Transport and Highways

 

Q12. Consider the following statements.

      1. Dal the largest freshwater lake in India
      2. Wular lake is an example for ox-bow lake.
3. Bhimtal, Nainital, Loktak and Barapani are important fresh water lakes.

Which of the statements given above are correct?

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

Q13. Narmada and Tapi does not form deltas. Why?

  1. They do not erode the river bed.
  2. They flow through rift valley.
  3. Their sediments are ploughed back by distributaries.
  4. They make large estuaries and lagoons away from the coast.

 

Q14. The Tamil Nadu coast remains dry during southwest monsoon season. Why?

  1. The Tamil Nadu coast is situated parallel to the Bay of Bengal branch of southwest monsoon.
  2. The Tamil Nadu coast lies in the rain shadow area of the Arabian Sea branch of the south-west monsoon.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

  1. Only 1
  2. Only 2
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2

Q15. During the south-west monsoon period after heavy rains for a few days, if rain fails to occur for one or more weeks, it is known as break in the monsoon. These breaks in the different regions can be due to

  1. Wind blowing parallel to the coast in Western coastal areas.
  2. The appearance of the Western Tropical Cyclones from the Arabian Sea
  3. rain-bearing storms are not very frequent along the monsoon trough or the ITCZ.

Which of the above is/are correct?

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

Q16. Consider the following statements.

  1. Tropical cyclones only occur during Monsoon season in India.
  2. Tropical cyclones occur more in Arabian Sea than Bay of Bengal Sea.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2

Q17. Which of the following measures are effective for soil conservation ?

  1. Avoiding crop rotation
  2. Afforestation
  3. Encouraging the use of chemical fertilizers
  4. Limiting shifting cultivation

 Select the correct answer using codes given below :

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

 

Q18. Which of the following is/are correct with regards to laterite soils in India?

  1. Laterite soils are found in areas of high rainfall
  2. They are basic due to heavy leaching
  3. They are often used as building material as their upper surface becomes very hard in dry conditions

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

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

 

Q19. The ‘Golden Quadrilateral’ which connects Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata passes through

  1. Amritsar—Ahmedabad— Pune—Patna
  2. Jaipur—Porbandar—Hyderabad—Varanasi
  3. Vadodara—Pune—Visakhapatnam—Varanasi
  4. Nagpur—Bhopal—Surat—Amritsar

 

Q20. The Khetri mines in Rajasthan are famous for ?

  1. manganese
  2. gold
  3. copper
  4. bauxite

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