Indian Geography Quiz-1-General Knowledge Questions and Answers

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Indian Geography Objective General Knowledge Questions and Answers

General Knowledge questions from Indian Geography, Rivers and Mountains


1. Guwahati is situated on the banks of river?
(A) Brahmaputra 
(B) Ganga
(C) Yammuna
(D) Godavari


2. The Gulf of Mannar is situated along the coast which state in India?
(A) Karnatka
(B) Kerala
(C) Andhra Pradesh
(D)Tamil Nadu 


3. The city of Nasik is situated on the banks of which river in India?
(A) Krishna
(B) Godavari
(C) Koshi
(D) Yammuna


4. Which one of the following pairs is correctly matched—
(A) Haldia : Orissa
(B) Jamnagar : Maharashtra
(C) Numaligarh : Gujarat
(D) Panangudi : Tamil Nadu


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


6. 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


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


8. In India, which of the following are the Southernmost hills ?
(A) Anaimalai hills
(B) Cardamom hills 
(C) Nilgiri hills
(D) Javacli hills


9. Where are the coal reserves of India largely concentrated ?
(A) Son valley
(B) Mahanadi valley
(C) Damodar valley
(D) Godavari valley


10. Which of the following Indian island lies between India and Sri Lanka ?
(A) Elephanta
(B) Nicobar
(C) Rameshwaram 
(D) Salsette


11. In which state do the Mansoon arrives first ?
(A) Assam
(B) West Bengal
(C) Maharashtra
(D) Kerala 


12. How many islands are there in the group of Lakshadweep?
(A) 36 
(B) 30
(c) 35
(D) 34


13. Which one of the following areas of India does not come under the zone of high seismic intensity ?
(A) Uttarakhand
(B) Karnataka Plateau 
(C) Kachchh
(D) Himachal Pradesh


14. 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


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


16. Which one of the following Indian rivers forms an estuary ?
(A) Godavari
(B) Kaveri
(C) Tapi 
(D) Mahanadi


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


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


19. 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


20. The main streams of river Ganga which flows beyond Farakka is known as?
(A) Bhagirathi
(B) Padma 
(C) Hooghly
(D) Suvarna Rekha


21. The length of the Indian coast line is—
(A) 5000 km
(B) 5500 km
(C) 7516·6 km 
(D) 5800 km

22. How many National waterways are there in India ?
(A) 3
(B) 5
(C) 7
(D) 9


23. In the Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh states, the joint "Rajghat River Valley Project" is launched on—
(A) Ken River
(B) Son River
(C) Chambal River
(D) Betwa River 


24. Which of the following rivers have almost the same point of emerging ?
(A) Brahmaputra and Ganga
(B) Tapi and Beas
(C) Brahmaputra and Indus 
(D) Indus and Ganga


25. In which state of India is the maximum area irrigated by tube wells ?
(A) Madhya Pradesh
(B) Bihar
(C) Rajasthan
(D) Uttar Pradesh 

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