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Study Material: Geography बिभाग ‘घ’


  1. When were Indian states first organized on a linguistic basis?

(a) 1947

(b) 1950

(c) 1952

(d) 1956

Ans:- (d) 1956

  1. The rocks in the Himalayan system are mainly

(a) Sedimentary

(b) Igneous

(c) Plutonic

(d) Dyke

Ans:- (a) Sedimentary

  1. The Siwaliks stretch between

(a) Indus and Sutlej

(b) Potwar Basin and Teesta

(c)  Sutlej and Kali

(d)  Sutlej and Teesta

Ans:- (b) Potwar Basin and Teesta

  1. The territorial waters of India extend up to

(a) 12 nautical miles

(b) 6 nautical miles

(c) 15 nautical miles

(d) 10 nautical miles

Ans:- (a) 12 nautical miles

  1. Which is the largest state of India?

(1)Uttar Pradesh

(2) Maharashtra

(3) Karnataka

(4) Rajasthan

Ans:- (2) Maharashtra

  1. Which one of the smallest state of India?

(a) Nagaland

(b) Tripura

(c) Sikkim

(d) Meghalaya

Ans:- (c) Sikkim

  1. Where is the Maikal Range situated?

(a) Rajasthan

(b) Jammu and Kashmir

(c) Chhattisgarh

(d) Tamil Nadu

Ans:- (c) Chhattisgarh

  1. Which of the following rivers flow s through a rift valley?

(a) Ganga

(b) Narmada

(c) Brahmaputra

(d) Krishna

Ans:- (b) Narmada

  1. Which area in India has an internal type of drainage?

(a) Central Himalayas

(b) Tamil Nadu

(c) Chhota  Nagpur plateau

(d) Western Rajasthan

Ans:- (d) Western Rajasthan

  1. Which part of the islands in the Arabian Sea is known as Minicoy islands?

(a) Northern

(b) Eastern

(c) Southern

(d) Western

Ans:- (c) Southern

  1. Which river of India is called Tsangpo in one of its reaches?

(a) Ganga

(b) Brahmaputra

(c) Kosi

(d) Teesta

Ans:- (b) Brahmaputra

  1. Which one of the tributaries of the Ganga system flows northwards?

(a) Kosi

(b) Ghaghara

(c) Son

(d) Gandak

Ans:- (c) Son

  1. Which river flows between the Satpuras and the Vindhyas?

(a) Godavari

(b) Gandak

(c) Tapti

(d) Narmada

Ans:- (d) Narmada

  1. One river flowing towards the west is the

(a) Godavari

(b) Kaveri

(c) Narmada

(d) Krishna

Ans:- (c) Narmada

  1. Which river forms its delta in Orissa?

(a) Mahanadi

(b ) Godavari

(c) Narmada

(d) Tapti

Ans:- (a) Mahanadi

  1. The Thar Desert is believed to be expanding. The most suitable way to cheek it would be by

(a) Afforestation

(b) Artificial rain

(c) Canal irrigation

(d) Using the area for cattle-rearing

Ans:- (a) Afforestation

  1. Which area in India gets the summer monsoon first?

(a) The Himalayas

(b) The Eastern Ghats

(c) The Western Ghats

(d) The Indo-Gangetic plains

Ans:- (c) The Western Ghats

  1. Winter rains in North – western India are caused by

(a) Westerly depressions

(b) Retreating monsoon

(c) Trade winds

(d) South-Westerly monsoons

Ans:- (a) Westerly depressions

  1. During the period of the south-west monsoon, Tamil Nadu remains dry  because

(a) The winds do not reach this area

(b) There are no mountains in this area

(c) It lies in the rain-shadow area

(d) The temperature  is too high to let the winds cool do wn

Ans:- (c) It lies in the rain-shadow area

  1. The Aravallis fail to cause orographic precipitation in Rajasthan because

(a) They are not sufficiently high

(b) They monsoons do not reach them

(c) They lie parallel to the direction of the winds

(d) They do not support any vegetation

Ans:- (b) They monsoons do not reach them

  1. The monsoon starts retreating from India in

(a) Mid-September

(b) Mid-March

(c ) Mid-December

(d) Late-October

Ans:- (a) Mid-September

  1. Most of the precipitation in India is ________ in nature.

(a)  Cyclonic

(b) Convectional

(c) Orographic

(d) Frontal

Ans:- (c) Orographic

  1. If the time of sunrise in Arunachal Pradesh is 6.00 am, what will be the probable time of sunrise in  Saurashtra?

(a) 6.30 am

(b) 5.30 am

(c) 8.00 am

(d) 7.00 am

Ans:- (c) 8.00 am

  1. In which climatic region are Haryana and Punjab included?

(a) Humid subtropical, with dry  winters

(b) Steppe

(c) Alpine

(d) Tropical evergreen forest

Ans:- (b) Steppe

  1. Which place receives the maximum solar energy in December?

(a) Kolkata

(b) Delhi

(c) Amritsar

(d) Chennai

Ans:- (d) Chennai

  1. The climate around Bikaner can be describe as

(a) Tropical monsoon

(b) Hot  desert

(c) Mediterranean type

(d) Semi-arid steppe

Ans:- (b) Hot  desert

  1. Which part of the country receives precipitation from the Bay of Bengal branch of the monsoons as well as the Arabian Sea Branch?

(a) West Bengal

(b) The Punjab Plains

(c) Maharashtra

(d) The Jharkhand plateau

Ans:- (b) The Punjab Plains

  1. The maximum daily range of temperature is likely be observe at

(a)  Chennai

(b) Thiruvanantapuram

(c) Delhi

(d) Mumbai

Ans:- (c) Delhi

23.Which soil swells when wet and develops cracks when dry?

(a) Alluvial

(b) Red

(c) Black

(d) Laterite

Ans:- (c) Black

  1. Which soil owes its colour to oxides of iron?

(a) Black

(b) Alluvial

(c) Laterite

(d) Forest soil

Ans:- (c) Laterite

  1. What Kind of soil predominates in the Sunderbans area

(a) Red

(b) Laterite

(c) Black

(d) Alluvial

Ans:- (d) Alluvial

  1. Mountain soil contains a lot of

(a) Humus

(b) Clay

(c) Coarse material

(d) Iron and aluminium salts

Ans:-  (c) Coarse material

  1. Which soil needs only little irrigation as it retains soil moisture?

(a) Black

(b) Alluvial

(c) Red

(d) Laterite

Ans:- (a) Black

  1. Which state has very little area under alluvial soil?

(a) Tamil Nadu

(b) Haryana

(c) Madhya Pradesh

(d) West Bengal

Ans:- (c) Madhya Pradesh

  1. One area in which peaty soil is founded is

(a) The Kashmir Valley

(b) Madhya Pradesh

(c) Uttaranchal

(d) Rajasthan

Ans:- (c) Uttaranchal

  1. An important cash crop of Punjab is

(a) Cotton

(b) Jute

(c) Manila hemp

(d) Bajra

Ans:- (a) Cotton

  1. The chief characteristics of extensive are

(i) Large size of holdings

(ii) Highly labour intensive

(iii) Emphasis on mechanisation

(iv) Low Intensity of land use.

(a) i and ii

(b) ii, iii and iv

(c) I, iii and iv

(d) i, ii and iv

Ans:- (c) I, iii and iv

  1. What is the quality of basic slag, a byproduct of steel plants?

(a) It is a nitrogenous fertiliser

(b) It is a phosphatic fertiliser

(c) It is a potassic fertiliser

(d) It is a mixed fertiliser

Ans:- (b) It is a phosphatic fertiliser

  1. Which crop is most susceptible to root knot?

(a) Potato

(b) Tomato

(c) Banana

(d) Cotton

Ans:- (b) Tomato

  1. The disease called ‘black arm’ affects?

(a) Bajra

(b) Sugarcane

(c) Cotton

(d) Rice

Ans:- (c) Cotton

  1. Wheat crop is susceptible to

(a) Rust

(b) Smut

(c) Mosaic

(d) Brown leaf spot

Ans:- (a) Rust

  1. Which crop is affected by the disease called ‘blast’?

(a) Rice

(b) Wheat

(c) Sugarcane

(d) Bajra

Ans:- (a) Rice

  1. Khaira is a plant disease caused due to deficiency of zinc. Which crop is affect ted most seriously by it?

(a) Rice

(b) Wheat

(c)  Sugarcane

(d) Cotton

Ans:- (a) Rice

  1. Which plant is adversely affected by the pest stem borer?

(a) Sugarcane

(b) Mango

(c) Rice

(d) Coconut

Ans:- (c) Rice

  1. What percentage of total number if Indian cattle belong to good breeds?

(a) About 15

(b) About 25

(c) About 50

(d) About 35

Ans:- (b) About 25

  1. Cattle belonging to the famous Gir breed are found mainly in.

 (a) Haryana, Punjab and Rajasthan

(b) Gujarat, West Bengal and Tamil Nadu

(c)  Maharashtra, Punjab and Uttar Pradesh

(d) Gujarat, Rajasthan and Maharashtra

Ans:- (d) Gujarat, Rajasthan and Maharashtra

  1. W hat does the word murrah refer to?

(a) A breed of cattle

(b) A breed of buffalo

(c) A breed of goat

(d) A breed of sheep

Ans:-  (b) A breed of buffalo

  1. The Mehsana breed of buffalo is founded mainly in

(a) Gujarata

(b) Punjab

(c) Uttar Pradesh

(d) Haryana

Ans:- (a) Gujarata

  1. Surti is breed of

(a) Cattle

(b) Buffalo

(c) Sheep

(d) Goat

Ans:- (b) Buffalo

  1. Rabies affects

(a) Goat

(b) Cattle

(c) Poultry

(d) All animals

Ans:- (d) All animals

  1. About what percentage of the total cattle population of the world is accounted for by India?

(a) 30

(b) 20

(c) 10

(d) 15

Ans:- (b) 20

  1. Which crop is specially prone to bacterial blight?

(a) Rice

(b) Wheat

(c) Cotton

(d) Sugarcane

Ans:- (a) Rice

  1. What is fog?

(a) A cumulonimbus cloud

(b) A low stratus cloud

(c) A cirro stratus cloud

(d) An altocumulus cloud

Ans:- (b) A low stratus cloud

  1. Hail consists of

(a) Granular ice

(b) Crystals of ice

(c) Water droplets

(d) Masses of ice with concentric layers

Ans:- (d) Masses of ice with concentric layers

  1. Rainfall caused due to the presence of mountains in the way of winds is called

(a) Orographic rain

(b) Cyclonic rain

(c) Convectional rain

(d) Advectional rain

Ans:- (a) Orographic rain

  1. Dew is caused when

(a) Humid air condenses than on cool surface

(b) The air is colder than the earth’s surface

(c) The sky is overcast at night

(d) The wind is too dry    to cause rainfall

Ans:- (a) Humid air condenses than on cool surface

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