Kaun Banega Crorepati: Geography Quiz Set - 1

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  • 1. 

    The first biosphere reserve in India was?

    • A.

      Nilgiris

    • B.

      Nanda Devi

    • C.

      Simlipal

    • D.

      Nokrek

    Correct Answer
    A. Nilgiris
    Explanation
    The first biosphere reserve in India is Nilgiris. This reserve was established in 1986 and is located in the Western Ghats of Tamil Nadu, Kerala, and Karnataka. It is known for its rich biodiversity, including a variety of plant and animal species. The Nilgiris biosphere reserve is also home to several indigenous tribes and plays a crucial role in conserving the fragile ecosystem of the region.

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  • 2. 

    The first national park of India was?

    • A.

      Galathea

    • B.

      Guindy

    • C.

      Jim Corbett

    • D.

      Dudhwa

    Correct Answer
    C. Jim Corbett
    Explanation
    Jim Corbett is the correct answer because it was the first national park established in India. Named after the famous hunter-turned-conservationist Jim Corbett, the park was initially known as Hailey National Park and was established in 1936. Located in the state of Uttarakhand, Jim Corbett National Park is renowned for its diverse wildlife, including the Bengal tiger, and is a popular destination for wildlife enthusiasts and nature lovers.

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  • 3. 

    This river is known as the "Sorrow of Bihar". Identify the river?

    • A.

      Bagmati

    • B.

      Durgavati

    • C.

      Mechi

    • D.

      Kosi

    Correct Answer
    D. Kosi
    Explanation
    The river Kosi is known as the "Sorrow of Bihar" because it frequently causes devastating floods in the state of Bihar, India. These floods have caused immense destruction to property, infrastructure, and agriculture, leading to loss of lives and livelihoods. The river's unpredictable and aggressive nature has earned it the title of the "Sorrow of Bihar".

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  • 4. 

    Palk Straits separates India and ___________.

    • A.

      Pakistan

    • B.

      Bangladesh

    • C.

      Sri Lanka

    • D.

      Afghanistan

    Correct Answer
    C. Sri Lanka
    Explanation
    The Palk Straits is a narrow strait that separates the southernmost part of India (Tamil Nadu) from the northern part of Sri Lanka. It is located in the Indian Ocean and is an important geographical feature in the region.

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  • 5. 

    Gokarna Beach is a wonderful illustration of the exquisiteness of nature. In which state of India does it lie?

    • A.

      Uttar Pradesh

    • B.

      Karnataka

    • C.

      Madhya Pradesh

    • D.

      Bihar

    Correct Answer
    B. Karnataka
    Explanation
    Gokarna Beach is located in the state of Karnataka, India. This beach is known for its natural beauty and is considered a popular tourist destination. Karnataka, a state in southwestern India, is known for its diverse landscapes, including beautiful beaches, lush forests, and ancient temples. Gokarna Beach is a prime example of the natural beauty that can be found in this state.

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  • 6. 

    Baga Beach is a wonderful illustration of how magnificent is the beaches in India. Name which Indian state where this beach is found?

    • A.

      Madhya Pradesh

    • B.

      West Bengal

    • C.

      Goa

    • D.

      Jammu and Kashmir

    Correct Answer
    C. Goa
    Explanation
    Baga Beach is a well-known beach in India, known for its beauty and charm. It is located in the state of Goa, which is famous for its pristine beaches and vibrant nightlife. The state of Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal, and Jammu and Kashmir do not have any coastal areas, making Goa the correct answer.

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  • 7. 

    The capital of India is New Delhi. This revered river flows through the New Delhi. Name the river.

    • A.

      Yamuna

    • B.

      Ravi

    • C.

      Ganga

    • D.

      Satluj

    Correct Answer
    A. Yamuna
    Explanation
    The question states that the capital of India is New Delhi and asks for the name of the river that flows through New Delhi. The correct answer is Yamuna because the Yamuna River is a major river in northern India and flows through the city of New Delhi.

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  • 8. 

    Koriya district is found in which state of India?

    • A.

      Uttar Pradesh

    • B.

      Chhattisgarh

    • C.

      Madhya Pradesh

    • D.

      Andhra Pradesh

    Correct Answer
    B. Chhattisgarh
    Explanation
    Koriya district is found in Chhattisgarh state of India.

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