Indian Geography General Knowledge : August 17 Interactive Quiz

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This quiz is based on Indian Geography created on Aug-17-2011


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following Indian states is broadly as large as the European Nation Greece ? 
    • A. 

      Tamil Nadu

    • B. 

      Orissa

    • C. 

      Bihar

    • D. 

      Assam

  • 2. 
    River Damodar is called ‘Sorrow of Bengal’ because it— 
    • A. 

      Causes maximum soil erosion

    • B. 

      Gets flooded often causing havoc

    • C. 

      Forms number of dangerous waterfalls

    • D. 

      Is not a perennial river

  • 3. 
    A coal mining area of the Damodar Valley is— 
    • A. 

      Korba

    • B. 

      Sambhalpur

    • C. 

      Singareni

    • D. 

      Raniganj

  • 4. 
    Which racial group does the tribals of Andaman Islands resemble ? 
    • A. 

      Negrito

    • B. 

      Mongoloid

    • C. 

      Alpinoid

    • D. 

      Nordic

  • 5. 
    Which food crop in India is sown in October-November and reaped in April ? 
    • A. 

      Coconut

    • B. 

      Coffee

    • C. 

      Rice

    • D. 

      Wheat

  • 6. 
    The Nagarjuna Sagar project is constructed on the river— 
    • A. 

      Kaveri

    • B. 

      Krishna

    • C. 

      Godavari

    • D. 

      Indus

  • 7. 
    Which public sector oil corporation will be setting up a new oil refinery at Bina in Madhya Pradesh ?
    • A. 

      Indian Oil Corporation

    • B. 

      Bharat Petroleum Corporation

    • C. 

      Hindustan Petroleum Corporation

    • D. 

      Indo-Burma Petroleum Corporation

  • 8. 
    The variety of coffee, largely grown in India, is— 
    • A. 

      Old chicks

    • B. 

      Coorgs

    • C. 

      Arabica

    • D. 

      Kents

  • 9. 
    The largest estuary in India is at the mouth of river— 
    • A. 

      Hooghly

    • B. 

      Bhagirathi

    • C. 

      Godavari

    • D. 

      Krishna

  • 10. 
    The period by which the entire country in India comes under South-West monsoon is— 
    • A. 

      1st - 10th June

    • B. 

      10th - 20th June

    • C. 

      20th - 30th June

    • D. 

      1st - 15th July

  • 11. 
    The most extensive soil cover of India comprise— 
    • A. 

      Laterite soils

    • B. 

      Black soils

    • C. 

      Alluvial soils

    • D. 

      Marshy soils

  • 12. 
    Evergreen rain forests are mainly found in regions having well distributed annual rainfall— 
    • A. 

      Below 50 cm

    • B. 

      50 - 100 cm

    • C. 

      100 - 200 cm

    • D. 

      More than 200 cm

  • 13. 
    Which one of the following organisations is responsible for publishing topographical sheets ? 
    • A. 

      Geological Survey of India (G.S.I.)

    • B. 

      National Atlas & Thematic Mapping Organisation (N.A.T.M.O.)

    • C. 

      Indian Meteorological Department (I.M.D.)

    • D. 

      Survey of India (S.O.I.)

  • 14. 
    Pune is famous for— 
    • A. 

      Sugar mill

    • B. 

      Hindustan Antibiotic

    • C. 

      Chemical industry

    • D. 

      Above all

  • 15. 
    Which one of the following states produces about 50 per cent of the total silk textiles in India ? 
    • A. 

      Karnataka

    • B. 

      West Bengal

    • C. 

      Jammu and Kashmir

    • D. 

      Assam

  • 16. 
    The new name given to Calcutta city is— 
    • A. 

      Kalighat

    • B. 

      Kalicutta

    • C. 

      Kolkatta

    • D. 

      Kolkata

  • 17. 
    The package technology which brought about green revolution comprised mainly of— 
    • A. 

      Man power, mechanical cultivators and electricity

    • B. 

      Changes in crop pattern, industrialisation and chemical fertilizers

    • C. 

      Irrigation, bio-chemical fertilizers and high yield varieties of seeds

    • D. 

      Electricity, irrigation and introduction of dry farming

  • 18. 
    The new alluvial deposits found in the gangetic plain are known as—
    • A. 

      Bhabar

    • B. 

      Bhangar

    • C. 

      Khadar

    • D. 

      Tarai

  • 19. 
     Which one of the following states is the largest producer of coffee ? 
    • A. 

      Karnataka

    • B. 

      Kerala

    • C. 

      Assam

    • D. 

      Arunachal Pradesh

  • 20. 
    The West to East extension of the Himalayas is from— 
    • A. 

      Indus gorge to Dihang gorge

    • B. 

      K-2 to Chomolhari

    • C. 

      Nanga Parbat to Numcha Barwa

    • D. 

      Rakaposhi to Lohit river

  • 21. 
    River Damodar is called ‘Sorrow of Bengal’ because it— 
    • A. 

      Causes maximum soil erosion

    • B. 

      Gets flooded often causing havoc

    • C. 

      Forms number of dangerous waterfalls

    • D. 

      Is not a perennial river

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