Indian Geography Quiz: Trivia!

Approved & Edited by ProProfs Editorial Team
The editorial team at ProProfs Quizzes consists of a select group of subject experts, trivia writers, and quiz masters who have authored over 10,000 quizzes taken by more than 100 million users. This team includes our in-house seasoned quiz moderators and subject matter experts. Our editorial experts, spread across the world, are rigorously trained using our comprehensive guidelines to ensure that you receive the highest quality quizzes.
Learn about Our Editorial Process
| By Shalini Thakur
S
Shalini Thakur
Community Contributor
Quizzes Created: 2 | Total Attempts: 2,826
Questions: 47 | Attempts: 2,645

SettingsSettingsSettings
Indian Geography Quiz: Trivia! - Quiz

What is the geography of India? Do you think you can pass this quiz? With this quiz, you need to recognize the boundary line between India and China, what is a narrow channel of the sea that divides two landmasses, where does China rank as far as its size, what hemisphere does India lie, and what is the tropic of cancer. This quiz will put your high score on the map.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Click on Nagaland in the given image.

  • 2. 

    Click on the spot of Mahanadi delta in the given image.

  • 3. 

    Locate Cape comorin on political map of india.                                                                          (HOTS QUESTION)

  • 4. 

    North-Eastern states which share its border with Myanmar?

    • A.

      Assam

    • B.

      Mizoram

    • C.

      Tripura

    • D.

      Sikkim

    Correct Answer
    B. Mizoram
    Explanation
    Mizoram is one of the North-Eastern states that share its border with Myanmar. It is located in the southernmost part of the North-East region and shares a 510 km long international border with Myanmar. This border is an important trade route and also facilitates cultural and social exchanges between the two countries. Mizoram's geographical location makes it a significant state in terms of international relations and trade activities with Myanmar.

    Rate this question:

  • 5. 

    India has a total coastline of 7600 km including islands.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    India has a total coastline of 7,516.6 km including mainland coastline and the coastline of its islands. Therefore, the statement that India has a total coastline of 7600 km is false.

    Rate this question:

  • 6. 

    1. Southernmost tip of India mainland is Indirapoint.  

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The correct answer is False. The southernmost tip of India mainland is actually Kanyakumari, also known as Cape Comorin. Indirapoint is not the correct term or location for the southernmost tip of India.

    Rate this question:

  • 7. 

    What line of latitude is at 23.30'S degrees?

    • A.

      Tropic of Capricorn 

    • B.

      Antarctic circle

    • C.

      Tropic of Cancer

    • D.

      Arctic circle

    Correct Answer
    A. Tropic of Capricorn 
    Explanation
    The Tropic of Capricorn is the line of latitude at 23.30'S degrees. This line of latitude is located in the southern hemisphere, approximately 23.30 degrees south of the equator. It marks the southernmost point where the sun can be directly overhead at noon on the December solstice.

    Rate this question:

  • 8. 

    The Boundary line between India and China is...

    • A.

      Mc Mohan line

    • B.

      Aksachin

    • C.

       Line of Actual control

    • D.

       Line of control

    Correct Answer
    A. Mc Mohan line
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Mc Mohan line. The Mc Mohan line refers to the boundary line between India and China. It was proposed by British colonial administrator Henry McMahon in 1914 as part of the Simla Convention. This line separates the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh from the Tibet Autonomous Region of China. The Mc Mohan line is considered the official boundary between the two countries, although it is not recognized by China.

    Rate this question:

  • 9. 

    A narrow channel of the sea which separates two landmasses is known as:

    • A.

      Mound  

    • B.

      Pass  

    • C.

      Strait  

    • D.

      Valley

    Correct Answer
    C. Strait  
    Explanation
    A narrow channel of the sea which separates two landmasses is known as a strait. This term is commonly used to describe a narrow body of water that connects two larger bodies of water or separates two landmasses. It is different from a valley, which is a low area between mountains or hills, and a pass, which is a route through a mountain range. A mound, on the other hand, refers to a raised area of land.

    Rate this question:

  • 10. 

    China is the ....................... largest country in the world?

    • A.

      Fourth

    • B.

      Second

    • C.

      Third

    • D.

      Seventh

    Correct Answer
    A. Fourth
    Explanation
    China is the fourth largest country in the world based on its land area. It covers a vast territory of approximately 9.6 million square kilometers, making it one of the largest countries in terms of land size. China's large land area is home to diverse landscapes, including mountains, plateaus, deserts, and plains. Additionally, China has the world's largest population, further solidifying its position as one of the most significant countries globally.

    Rate this question:

  • 11. 

    The east-west extent of India is:

    • A.

      3000 kms

    • B.

      3200 Kms

    • C.

      3010 kms

    • D.

      2933 kms

    Correct Answer
    D. 2933 kms
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 2933 kms. This is the east-west extent of India.

    Rate this question:

  • 12. 

    India lies in which of the hemisphere?

    • A.

      Southern & Western

    • B.

      Northern & Eastern

    • C.

      Southern & Eastern

    • D.

      Northern & Western

    Correct Answer
    B. Northern & Eastern
    Explanation
    India lies in the Northern & Eastern hemisphere because it is located above the equator (Northern hemisphere) and to the east of the Prime Meridian (Eastern hemisphere).

    Rate this question:

  • 13. 

    The westernmost longitude of India is?

    • A.

      82o 30'E

    • B.

      68o 7'W

    • C.

      97o 25'E

    • D.

      68o 7'E

    Correct Answer
    D. 68o 7'E
    Explanation
    The westernmost longitude of India is 68° 7' E. This means that India extends as far west as 68 degrees and 7 minutes of longitude.

    Rate this question:

  • 14. 

    Indian state with the longest coastline on the eastern coast:

    • A.

      Andhra Pradesh

    • B.

      Tamil Nadu

    • C.

      Orissa

    • D.

      Jharkhand

    Correct Answer
    A. Andhra Pradesh
    Explanation
    Andhra Pradesh is the Indian state with the longest coastline on the eastern coast because it is located on the southeastern part of India and is bordered by the Bay of Bengal. This coastal state stretches for about 974 kilometers, making it the state with the longest coastline on the eastern side. Tamil Nadu, Orissa, and Jharkhand are also located on the eastern coast of India, but their coastlines are shorter compared to Andhra Pradesh.

    Rate this question:

  • 15. 

    Brazil is the third largest country in the world in terms of area.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Brazil is not the third largest country in the world in terms of area. It is actually the fifth largest country in the world. The top three largest countries in terms of area are Russia, Canada, and China.

    Rate this question:

  • 16. 

    Total length of the coast line of the Indian mainland including Andaman and Nicobar and Lakshadweep is?

    • A.

      7516 kms

    • B.

      7157 kms

    • C.

      7656 kms

    • D.

      7517 kms

    Correct Answer
    D. 7517 kms
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 7517 kms. This answer represents the total length of the coastline of the Indian mainland, including the coastal regions of Andaman and Nicobar and Lakshadweep.

    Rate this question:

  • 17. 

    Which Indian states shares border with China?

    • A.

      Tripura

    • B.

      Arunachal Pradesh

    • C.

      Assam

    • D.

      All the above

    Correct Answer
    B. Arunachal Pradesh
    Explanation
    Arunachal Pradesh shares a border with China. This state is located in the northeastern part of India and is known for its strategic location, as it shares a long border with China's Tibet Autonomous Region. The border between Arunachal Pradesh and China is known as the McMahon Line and has been a subject of dispute between the two countries. Due to its proximity to China, Arunachal Pradesh has significant geopolitical importance and is often a topic of discussion in India-China relations.

    Rate this question:

  • 18. 

    What is the capital of China?

    • A.

      Hong Kong

    • B.

      Shanghai

    • C.

      Beijing

    • D.

      Seoul

    Correct Answer
    C. Beijing
    Explanation
    Beijing is the correct answer because it is the capital of China. Beijing is not only the political center of the country but also its cultural and educational hub. It is home to important landmarks such as the Forbidden City and the Great Wall of China. Additionally, Beijing is the seat of the Chinese government and houses many international embassies.

    Rate this question:

  • 19. 

    With which country does India share its longest land border?

    • A.

      Nepal

    • B.

      Bangladesh

    • C.

      Bhutan

    • D.

      China

    Correct Answer
    B. Bangladesh
    Explanation
    India shares its longest land border with Bangladesh. The border between the two countries is approximately 4,096 kilometers long. This border is known as the India-Bangladesh border or the Indo-Bangladesh border. It stretches across several Indian states, including West Bengal, Assam, Meghalaya, Tripura, and Mizoram. The border is of strategic importance for both countries and has witnessed various agreements and disputes over the years.

    Rate this question:

  • 20. 

    Durand Line is a land border line between ?

    • A.

      India-China

    • B.

      India-Bangladesh

    • C.

      India-Bhutan

    • D.

      India-Afghanistan

    Correct Answer
    D. India-Afghanistan
    Explanation
    Durand Line is a land border line between India and Afghanistan. This border was established in 1893 by Sir Mortimer Durand, a British diplomat, to demarcate the boundaries between British India and Afghanistan. It stretches for about 2,640 kilometers and is considered as the official border between the two countries. The Durand Line has been a subject of dispute and controversy between Afghanistan and Pakistan, as Afghanistan does not recognize it as the official border.

    Rate this question:

  • 21. 

    Name the place in India where Bay of Bengal, Arabian sea and Indian ocean meet.

    • A.

      Sundarban 

    • B.

      Indira Point

    • C.

      Chennai

    • D.

      Kanyakumari

    Correct Answer
    D. Kanyakumari
    Explanation
    Kanyakumari is the correct answer because it is the southernmost tip of mainland India, where the Bay of Bengal, Arabian Sea, and Indian Ocean meet. It is a popular tourist destination known for its beautiful beaches and stunning sunsets. The meeting point of these three bodies of water can be observed from the Vivekananda Rock Memorial, which is located off the coast of Kanyakumari.

    Rate this question:

  • 22. 

    Which of the following states of India does not share a boundary with Myanmar?

    • A.

      Arunachal Pradesh

    • B.

      Manipur

    • C.

      Nagaland

    • D.

      Assam

    Correct Answer
    D. Assam
    Explanation
    Assam is the correct answer because it shares a boundary with Bhutan and Bangladesh, but not with Myanmar. Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, and Nagaland all share a border with Myanmar.

    Rate this question:

  • 23. 

    Which of the following regions in India represents lowest altitude?

    • A.

      Coromandel of Tamil Nadu

    • B.

      Malabar region of Kerala

    • C.

      Saurashtra Region in Karnataka

    • D.

      Kuttanad region in Kerala

    Correct Answer
    D. Kuttanad region in Kerala
    Explanation
    The Kuttanad region in Kerala represents the lowest altitude among the given options. Kuttanad is a region known for its backwaters and is located below sea level. This region is characterized by paddy fields and is often referred to as the "Rice Bowl of Kerala." Due to its low elevation, Kuttanad is prone to flooding, and the land is protected by a system of dykes and canals.

    Rate this question:

  • 24. 

    Which of the following countries is not larger than India in terms of geographical area?

    • A.

      Australia

    • B.

      Brazil

    • C.

      Canada

    • D.

      Indonesia

    Correct Answer
    D. Indonesia
    Explanation
    Indonesia is the correct answer because it has a smaller geographical area compared to India. Australia is larger than India, as it is the world's sixth-largest country. Brazil is also larger than India, being the fifth-largest country in the world. Canada is the second-largest country in the world, making it larger than India as well.

    Rate this question:

  • 25. 

    Which Indian state share the longest land border with Bhutan?

    • A.

      Assam

    • B.

      Sikkim

    • C.

      Arunachal Pradesh

    • D.

      West Bengal

    Correct Answer
    A. Assam
    Explanation
    Assam shares the longest land border with Bhutan among the given options. This is because Assam is located in the northeastern part of India, which is geographically closer to Bhutan compared to the other states mentioned. The border between Assam and Bhutan is approximately 267 kilometers long, making it the longest land border between the two countries.

    Rate this question:

  • 26. 

    If a match live commentary in Delhi commences at 10.00 am, at what time the viewer at London should tune into?

    • A.

      4.00 a.m.

    • B.

      4.30 a.m.

    • C.

      4.45 a.m.

    • D.

      4.50 a.m

    Correct Answer
    B. 4.30 a.m.
    Explanation
    The time difference between Delhi and London is approximately 4 hours and 30 minutes. Therefore, if the match live commentary in Delhi commences at 10.00 am, the viewer in London should tune in at 4.30 a.m.

    Rate this question:

  • 27. 

    In which among the following country is located the Bolan Pass?

    • A.

      China

    • B.

      Afghanistan 

    • C.

      India

    • D.

      Pakistan

    Correct Answer
    D. Pakistan
    Explanation
    The Bolan Pass is located in Pakistan. It is a mountain pass through the Toba Kakar Range of Balochistan province. The pass has been of strategic importance throughout history, serving as a major route for trade and military movements between South Asia and Central Asia. It is also an important transportation link connecting the Balochistan province to the rest of Pakistan.

    Rate this question:

  • 28. 

    The Gulf of Kutch is one of the two regions on west coast of India.Which among the following is the other one?

    • A.

      Gulf of Mannar

    • B.

      Laccadive Sea

    • C.

      Gulf of Khambhat

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. Gulf of Khambhat
    Explanation
    The Gulf of Khambhat is the other region on the west coast of India. It is located south of the Gulf of Kutch and is separated from it by the Kathiawar Peninsula. The Gulf of Khambhat is known for its rich biodiversity and is an important fishing area. It is also home to the ancient city of Lothal, which was an important Indus Valley Civilization site.

    Rate this question:

  • 29. 

    Which among the following Union Territory of India has largest Area?

    • A.

      Chandigarh 

    • B.

      Puducherry

    • C.

      Delhi

    • D.

      Dadra and Nagar Haveli & Daman and Diu

    Correct Answer
    C. Delhi
    Explanation
    Delhi is the correct answer because it is the Union Territory with the largest area among the options given. Chandigarh is a small Union Territory, Puducherry is the third smallest Union Territory, and Dadra and Nagar Haveli & Daman and Diu is the second smallest Union Territory. Therefore, Delhi has the largest area among these options.

    Rate this question:

  • 30. 

    Which of the following is the correct location of Palk Strait?

    • A.

      Between Gulf of Kachchh & Gulf of Khambat

    • B.

      Between Gulf of Mannar & Bay of Bengal

    • C.

      Between Lakshdweep and Maldives

    • D.

      In Andaman & Nicobar Islands

    Correct Answer
    B. Between Gulf of Mannar & Bay of Bengal
    Explanation
    The correct location of Palk Strait is between the Gulf of Mannar and the Bay of Bengal. The Gulf of Mannar is located to the west of the Palk Strait, while the Bay of Bengal is located to the east. The Palk Strait separates the southeastern coast of India from the northern coast of Sri Lanka.

    Rate this question:

  • 31. 

    Indira Col makes the 3-point boundary between which of the following countries?

    • A.

      India, Afghanistan, China

    • B.

      Pakistan, Afghanistan, India

    • C.

      India, Pakistan, China

    • D.

      India, Bhutan, China

    Correct Answer
    C. India, Pakistan, China
    Explanation
    The correct answer is India, Pakistan, China. This is because the Indira Col, also known as the Indira Pass, is a mountain pass located in the Himalayas. It lies on the border between India's Ladakh region, Pakistan's Gilgit-Baltistan region, and China's Xinjiang region. The pass serves as an important trade route between these three countries.

    Rate this question:

  • 32. 

    Geographical term related with the piece of sub-continental land that is surrounded by water....

    Correct Answer
    Island
    Explanation
    An island is a geographical term that refers to a piece of sub-continental land that is surrounded by water. It is typically smaller than a continent and is completely surrounded by water, making it separate from any nearby landmasses. Islands can be found in oceans, seas, lakes, or rivers and can vary in size from small islets to large landmasses like Greenland or Australia. They can be formed through volcanic activity, tectonic movements, or erosion processes. Islands are often known for their unique ecosystems and can be popular tourist destinations.

    Rate this question:

  • 33. 

     Which of the following geographical term related with a body of land surrounded by water on three sides?

    • A.

      Peninsula

    • B.

      Gulf

    • C.

      Strait

    • D.

      Island

    Correct Answer
    A. Peninsula
    Explanation
    A peninsula is a geographical term that refers to a body of land surrounded by water on three sides. It is connected to a larger landmass by a narrow strip of land called an isthmus. Peninsulas can be found all over the world and are often characterized by their unique shape and coastline. Examples of famous peninsulas include the Iberian Peninsula in Europe and the Arabian Peninsula in the Middle East.

    Rate this question:

  • 34. 

    Which water bodies is the home of Lakshadweep?

    Correct Answer
    Arabian sea
    Explanation
    Lakshadweep is located in the Arabian Sea. It is a group of islands off the southwestern coast of India. The Arabian Sea is known for its clear blue waters and diverse marine life, making it an ideal home for the islands of Lakshadweep. The islands are known for their pristine beaches, coral reefs, and abundant marine biodiversity. The Arabian Sea provides a suitable habitat for the flora and fauna found in this region, making it the correct answer.

    Rate this question:

  • 35. 

    Which Indian state receives the highest rainfall in the world?

    Correct Answer
    Meghalaya
    Explanation
    Meghalaya receives the highest rainfall in the world. This state is located in northeastern India and is known for its heavy monsoon rains. The region's unique geographical features, such as the Khasi Hills and the Garo Hills, contribute to the high rainfall. The state experiences an average annual rainfall of around 11,873 millimeters, making it the wettest place on Earth. The heavy rainfall in Meghalaya supports lush forests, diverse flora and fauna, and numerous waterfalls, making it a popular tourist destination.

    Rate this question:

  • 36. 

    In which of the following states is the Chilika lake located?

    • A.

      Rajasthan

    • B.

      Jammu and Kashmir

    • C.

      Uttar Pradesh

    • D.

      Odisha

    Correct Answer
    D. Odisha
    Explanation
    Chilika lake is located in Odisha.

    Rate this question:

  • 37. 

    In which one of the following K2 located?

    • A.

      P.O.K

    • B.

      J&K

    • C.

      Akshaichin 

    • D.

      Ladakh

    Correct Answer
    A. P.O.K
    Explanation
    K2 is located in P.O.K (Pakistan-occupied Kashmir).

    Rate this question:

  • 38. 

    Which of the following the country does not share land boundary with India?

    • A.

      Bhutan

    • B.

      Bangladesh

    • C.

      Tajikistan

    • D.

      Nepal

    Correct Answer
    C. Tajikistan
    Explanation
    Tajikistan is the correct answer because it is a landlocked country located in Central Asia and does not share a land boundary with India. Bhutan, Bangladesh, and Nepal are all neighboring countries of India and share land borders with it.

    Rate this question:

  • 39. 

    Name of the strait between India and Sri Lanka?

    Correct Answer
    Palk strait
    Explanation
    The strait between India and Sri Lanka is called the Palk strait.

    Rate this question:

  • 40. 

    Which state has longest coastal line?

    • A.

      Gujarat

    • B.

      Tamil nadu

    • C.

      Andhra pradesh

    • D.

      Karnataka

    Correct Answer
    A. Gujarat
    Explanation
    Gujarat has the longest coastal line among the given options. It is located on the western coast of India and is known for its extensive coastline along the Arabian Sea. The state's coastline stretches for about 1,600 kilometers, making it the state with the longest coastal line in India.

    Rate this question:

  • 41. 

    Tropic of Cancer does not pass through?

    • A.

      Tripura

    • B.

      Rajasthan

    • C.

      Manipur

    • D.

      Chhattisgarh

    Correct Answer
    C. Manipur
    Explanation
    The Tropic of Cancer is a latitude line that circles the Earth at approximately 23.5 degrees north of the equator. It passes through several countries and Indian states, including Rajasthan and Tripura. However, Manipur is located further east and does not fall on the path of the Tropic of Cancer. Therefore, Manipur is the correct answer as it is the only option that does not pass through the Tropic of Cancer.

    Rate this question:

  • 42. 

    Select the state which shares its boarder with three countries.

    • A.

      Tripura

    • B.

      Maharashtra

    • C.

      West Bengal

    • D.

      Arunchal Pradesh

    Correct Answer
    C. West Bengal
    Explanation
    West Bengal is the correct answer because it shares its border with three countries: Bangladesh, Bhutan, and Nepal.

    Rate this question:

  • 43. 

    Which one of the following give the correct sequence of places going from east to west of India?

    • A.

      Shillong, Lucknow ,Ranchi

    • B.

      Bhopal, Patna, Daman

    • C.

      Kohima, Kolkata, Gandhinagar

    • D.

      Mumbai, Gandhinagar,Jaipur

    Correct Answer
    C. Kohima, Kolkata, Gandhinagar
    Explanation
    The correct sequence of places going from east to west of India is Kohima, Kolkata, Gandhinagar.

    Rate this question:

  • 44. 

    What is the Capital of Arunachal Pradesh?

    Correct Answer
    Itanagar
    Explanation
    Itanagar is the capital of Arunachal Pradesh.

    Rate this question:

  • 45. 

    What is the Capital of Mizoram?

    Correct Answer
    Aizwal
    Explanation
    Aizawl is the capital of Mizoram. It is the largest city in the state and serves as its administrative, cultural, and economic center. Aizawl is located in the northern part of Mizoram and is known for its scenic beauty and rich cultural heritage. It is home to various government offices, educational institutions, and commercial establishments. Aizawl is also famous for its vibrant local markets, where traditional Mizo handicrafts and textiles are sold. Overall, Aizawl is the correct answer for the capital of Mizoram.

    Rate this question:

  • 46. 

    Dispur is capital of which state?

    Correct Answer
    Assam
    Explanation
    Dispur is the capital of Assam. Assam is a state in northeastern India, and Dispur is located within its boundaries.

    Rate this question:

  • 47. 

    What is the Capital of Pakistan?

    Correct Answer
    Islamabad
    Explanation
    Islamabad is the capital of Pakistan. It was chosen as the capital in 1960 due to its central location in the country. The city is known for its modern infrastructure, including government buildings, embassies, and international organizations. Islamabad is also home to many parks, green spaces, and scenic views of the Margalla Hills. It serves as the political and administrative hub of Pakistan, housing the President and Prime Minister's official residences, as well as the Supreme Court and Parliament.

    Rate this question:

  • 48. 

    What is the Capital of Chandigarh?

    Correct Answer
    Chandigarh
    Explanation
    Chandigarh is the capital of Chandigarh.

    Rate this question:

  • 49. 

    Identify the given state..

    • A.

      Nagaland

    • B.

      Manipur

    Correct Answer
    A. Nagaland
    Explanation
    Nagaland is the correct answer because it is mentioned first in the list of options.

    Rate this question:

  • 50. 

    Which State is this?

    • A.

      Harayana

    • B.

      Telangana

    Correct Answer
    B. Telangana
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Telangana because the question is asking for the state name, and Telangana is one of the options provided.

    Rate this question:

Back to Top Back to top
Advertisement
×

Wait!
Here's an interesting quiz for you.

We have other quizzes matching your interest.