Thursday, September 10, 2009

Indian Geography Quiz

1. Which one of the following rivers originates near Mahabaleshwar ?
(A) Godavari
(B) Krishna
(C) Kaveri
(D) Tapi
Ans : (B)

2. With reference to the climate of India, the western disturbances originate over which one of the following ?
(A) Arabian Sea
(B) Baltic Sea
(C) Caspian Sea
(D) Mediterranean Sea
Ans : (A)

3. In which one of the following states is the Nanga Parbat peak located ?
(A) Sikkim
(B) Himachal Pradesh
(C) Jammu and Kashmir
(D) Uttarakhand
Ans : (C)

4. In India, which of the following are the Southernmost hills ?
(A) Anaimalai hills
(B) Cardamom hills
(C) Nilgiri hills
(D) Javari hills
Ans : (B)

5. Where are the Coal Reserves of India largely concentrated ?
(A) Son valley
(B) Mahanadi valley
(C) Damodar valley
(D) Godavari valley
Ans : (C)

6. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists—
List-I (Lake)
(a) Chilika Lake
(b) Kolleru Lake
(c) Sambhar Lake
(d) Vembanad Lake
List-II (State)
1. Andhra Pradesh
2. Kerala
3. Orissa
4. Rajasthan
Codes :
(a) (b) (c) (d)
(A) 2 1 4 3
(B) 2 4 1 3
(C) 3 4 1 2
(D) 3 1 4 2
Ans : (D)

7. Indian Standard Time is governed by which of the following longitude ?
(A) 72 1/2East longitude
(B) 77 1/2East longitude
(C) 80East longitude
(D) 82 1/2East longitude
Ans : (D)

8. Which one of the following Indian states leads in the production of rubber ?
(A) Tamil Nadu
(B) Karnataka
(C) Kerala
(D) Andhra Pradesh
Ans : (C)

9. Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched ?
Name of the Mountain Range — Location in the Himalayas
(A) Zanskar range — Kashmir
(B) Dhauladhar Range — Himachal Pradesh
(C) Singalila Range — Arunachal Pradesh
(D) Kumaon Range — Uttarakhand
Ans : (C)

10. Between which ranges does the Kashmir valley in the Himlayas lie ?
(A) Siwalik and Pir Panjal
(B) Pirpanjal and Dhauladhar
(C) Zanskar and Pir Panjal
(D) Dhauladhar and Zanskar
Ans : (C)

11. Indravati is a tributary of which river ?
(A) Ganga
(B) Godavari
(C) Krishna
(D) Mahanadi
Ans : (B)

12. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists—
List-I (Town)
(a) Bhadravathy
(b) Coimbatore
(c) Kapurthala
(d) Surat
List-II (Industry)
1. Gem cutting
2. Electrical motors
3. Steel
4. Railway coach
Codes :
(a) (b) (c) (d)
(A) 1 2 4 3
(B) 3 2 4 1
(C) 1 4 2 3
(D) 3 4 2 1
Ans : (B)

13. What is the name of the major base of Indian Navy at Karwar ?
(A) INS Kadamba
(B) INS Vikramaditya
(C) INS Harshvardhan
(D) INS Kushan
Ans : (A)

14. Where is Thattekad Bird Sanctuary located ?
(A) Kerala
(B) Tamil Nadu
(C) Karnataka
(D) Andhra Pradesh
Ans : (A)

15. In which one of the following states of India is the Pamayangtse Monastery situated ?
(A) Nagaland
(B) Himachal Pradesh
(C) Sikkim
(D) Arunachal Pradesh
Ans : (C)

16. What is the average life expectancy in India ?
(A) 50 years
(B) 72 years
(C) 64 years
(D) 36 years
Ans : (C)

17. Which one of the following is not correctly matched ?
(A) NH 2 — Delhi - Kolkata
(B) NH 4 — Chennai - Thane
(C) NH 3 — Agra - Mumbai
(D) NH 9 — Delhi – Mumbai
Ans : (D)

18. Nagda is well known as a centre of production of—
(A) Steel
(B) Automobiles
(C) Viscose staple fibre
(D) Electric motors
Ans : (C)

19. Where is the college of defence management Located ?
(A) Dehradun
(B) Wellington
(C) Pune
(D) Secunderabad
Ans : (D)

20. In which state is the hydel power project Nathpa Jhakari located ?
(A) Himachal Pradesh
(B) Uttarakhand
(C) Jammu and Kashmir
(D) Madhya Pradesh
Ans : (A)

21. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists—
List-I (Steel Plant)
(a) Bhilai Steel Plant
(b) Bokaro Steel Plant
(c) Visvesvaraya Steel Plant
(d) Salem Steel Plant
List-II (State)
1. Karnataka
2. Tamil Nadu
3. Andhra Pradesh
4. Chhattisgarh
5. Jharkhand
Codes :
(a) (b) (c) (d)
(A) 5 4 3 1
(B) 4 5 1 2
(C) 5 4 2 3
(D) 4 5 3 1
Ans : (B)

22. Assertion (A) : The Gangatic plains are among the most beautiful agricultural areas of the world.
Reason (R) : The Gangetic plains contain predominatly regur soil.
Codes :
(A) Both A and R are individually true and R is the correct explanation of A
(B) Both A and R are individually true but R is not the correct explaination of A
(C) A is true but R is false
(D) A is false but R is true
Ans : (C)

23. Which of the following states has the highest production of coffee in India ?
(A) Karnataka
(B) Tamil Nadu
(C) Kerala
(D) Andhra Pradesh
Ans : (A)

24. The length of the entire Indian coast line is—
(A) 5000 km
(B) 5500 km
(C) 7516•6 km
(D) 5800 km
Ans : (C)

25. The Bodo language is spoken in which of the following states ?
(A) Mizoram
(B) Tamil Nadu
(C) Asom
(D) Arunachal Pradesh
Ans : (C)


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