Indian Geography GK Questions - Set 03 - ObjectiveBooks

Indian Geography GK Questions - Set 03

G.K. Practice Test: Question Set - 03

1. Which among the following is/are the major factor/factors responsible for the monsoon type of climate in India?
    I. Location
    II. Thermal contrast
    III. Upper air circulation
    IV. Inter-tropical convergence zone
    (A) I
    (B) II, III
    (C) II, III and IV
    (D) I, II, III and IV

2. The Radcliffe line is a boundary between
    (A) India and Pakistan
    (B) India and China
    (C) India and Myanmar
    (D) India and Afghanistan

3. The year ________ is called a Great Divide in the demographic history of India.
    (A) 1901
    (B) 1921
    (C) 1941
    (D) 1951

4. The zonal soil type of peninsular India belongs to
    (A) Red soils
    (B) Yellow soils
    (C) Black soils
    (D) Older alluvium

5. The number of major languages, recognized in the Indian Union as official language, are
    (A) 15
    (B) 22
    (C) 12
    (D) 9

6. Which atomic power station in India is built completely indigenously?
    (A) Kalapakkam
    (B) Narora
    (C) Rawat Bhata
    (D) Tarapore

7. Unlike other parts of the Indian Coast, fishing industry has not developed along the Saurashtra coast because
    (A) There are few indentions suitable for fishing
    (B) Of overwhelming dependence on agriculture and animal husbandry
    (C) The sea water is relatively more saline
    (D) Of industrial development leading to widespread pollution of coastal area

8. Which of the following measures are effective for soil conservation in India?
    I. Avoiding crop rotation
    II. Afforestation
    III. Encouraging the use of chemical fertilizers
    IV. Limiting shifting cultivation
    (A) I and II
    (B) II and IV
    (C) III and IV
    (D) I, II and III

9. The proportion of forest to the total national geographical area of India as envisaged by National Forest Policy is
    (A) 30.3 %
    (B) 33.3 %
    (C) 38.3 %
    (D) 42.3 %

10. The most ideal region for the cultivation of cotton in India is
    (A) The Brahmaputra valley
    (B) The Indo-Gangetic valley
    (C) The Deccan plateau
    (D) The Rann of Kutch

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