Quiz on Indian Geography with Answers - Set 01

G.K. Practice Test: Question Set - 01

1. Which of the following hills connect Eastern and Western Ghats?
    (A) Satpura
    (B) Vindhya
    (C) Aravali
    (D) Nilgiri

2. India has largest deposits of ________ in the world.
    (A) Gold
    (B) Copper
    (C) Mica
    (D) None of the above

3. Which of the following lakes in Rajasthan is saline?
    (A) Ana Sagar
    (B) Pichola
    (C) Sambhar
    (D) Jaisamand

4. India is the ________ grower of pulses.
    (A) Largest
    (B) Smallest
    (C) Appropriate for national need
    (D) None of the above

5. The southernmost point of peninsular India, that is Kanyakumari, is
    (A) North of Tropic of Cancer
    (B) South of the Equator
    (C) South of the Capricorn
    (D) North of the Equator

6. Which of the following are true regarding Jhum cultivation in India?
    I. It is largely practiced in Assam
    II. It is referred to as 'slash and burn' technique
    III. In it, the fertility is exhausted in a few years
    (A) I, II and III
    (B) II and III
    (C) I and II
    (D) I and III

7. The India's highest annual rainfall is reported at
    (A) Namchi, Sikkim
    (B) Churu, Rajasthan
    (C) Mawsynram, Meghalaya
    (D) Chamba, Himachal Pradesh

8. The Paithan (Jayakwadi) Hydro-electric project, completed with the help of Japan, is on the river
    (A) Ganga
    (B) Cauvery
    (C) Narmada
    (D) Godavari

9. The outer Himalayas lie between
    (A) The lease Himalayas and the Indo Gangetic plain
    (B) The foot hills and the Indo Gangetic plain
    (C) The greater Himalayas and the lesser Himalayas
    (D) Indo-Gangetic plains and the peninsula

10. The oldest oil refinery in India is at
    (A) Digboi, Assam
    (B) Haldia, near Kolkata
    (C) Koyali, near Baroda
    (D) Noonmati, Assam

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