Indian Geography questions/ Indian Geography question bank/ Part 05

 1) In which one of the following islands of India is an active volcano found?

A) Car Nicobar Island

B) Nancowry Island

C) Barren Island

D) Maya Bunder Island

 Answer: C

2) The Coromandel Coast of India receives good rains from cyclonic storms, in the months of 

A) February and March

B) July and August

C) November and December

D) None of these

 Answer: C

3) The leading state in producing paper is

A) Kerala

B) Odisha

C) Bihar

D) West Bengal

 Answer: D

4) Which river flows south to north?

A) Brahmaputra

B) Narmada

C) Ganga

D) Krishna

 Answer: B

5) At which one of the following places do two important rivers of India originate;while one of them flows towards north and merges with another important river flowing towards Bay of Bengal, the other one flows towards Arabian Sea?

A) Amarkantak

B) Badrinath

C) Mahabaleshwar

D) Nasik

 Answer: A

6) The term ' Regur ' is used for

A) Alluvial soil

B) Peat soil

C) Laterite soil

D) Black soil

 Answer: D

7) The tributary of River Indus which flows through Himachal Pradesh is 

A) Sutlej

B) Beas

C) Ravi

D) Hunza

Answer: A

8) Hoshangabad is situated on the bank of the river

A) Godavari

B) Narmada

C) Musi

D) Mahanadi

 Answer: B

9) How many states of India does "The traffic of cancer" pass through?

A) 7

B) 5

C) 8

D) 10

Answer: C

10) The headquarters of the coffee board of India is

A) Bangalore

B) Mysore

C) Chennai

D) Hyderabad

Answer: A

11) Seacoast of which of the following states is the longest ?

A) Andhra Pradesh

B) Maharashtra

C) Orissa

D) Tamil Nadu

 Answer: A

12) India is the seventh largest country in the world and it covers a total area of approximately____

A) 2700000

B) 3000000

C) 3200000

D) 3600000

Answer: C

13) In which one of the following cities can one never have the sunshine directly overhead at noon ?

A) Bangaluru

B) Mumbai

C) Vishakhapatnam

D) Delhi

 Answer: D

14) Sandalwood is largely found in

A) India

B) Japan

C) China

D) Nepal

 Answer: A

15) Which one of the following waterfalls in india has the most height ___

A) Barchipani Falls

B) Kunchikal Falls

C) Meenmutty Falls

D) Jog Falls

 Answer: B

16) The city located on the river Yamuna is 

A) Varanasi

B) Lucknow

C) Patna

D) Agra

Answer: D

17) The main difference between the Eastern Ghats and the Western Ghats in the matter of 

A) Continuity

B) proximity of coast

C) ending in Nilgiris

D) height

 Answer: A

18) With which set of following countries has Arunachal Pradesh common border

A) Bhutan,Bangladesh & China

B) Myanmar, Bagladesh & china

C) Bhutan, China & Myanmar

D) Bhutan, Bangladesh & Myanmar

Answer: C

19) Name a cold desert region of India  ?

A) Baramula

B) Ladakh

C) Dun Valley

D) Shillong Plateau

 Answer: B

20) Which one of the following processes of weathering belongs to both mechanical and chemical weathering ?

A) Hydration

B) Exfoliation

C) Carbonation

D) Crystallization

 Answer: D

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