Geographically India is a very diverse country. The nation includes The Great Himalayan mountainous region to the north and northeast, the Brahmaputra, the Gangas, the Yamuna and the Indus river basins east to west, the peninsular part of the plateau and the coastal region. Here we have presented some questions on the geography of India, which will be helpful for candidates preparing for different competitive examinations.
1. Which of the following statement is correct?
(a) Maharashtra produces iron ore.
(b) Uttar Pradesh has no cement factory.
(c) Punjab produces rice.
(d) Andaman Island have no indigenous population.
2. The smallest state in India from the view point-
3. Punjab in winter gets precipitation because of
(a) Retreating monsoons.
(b) Cyclones coming from Mediter ranmean and Gulf of Iran.
(c) S.W. Monsoons.
(d) N.E. Trade winds.
4. Of which one of the following states Chamoli is a district?
(c) Uttar Pradesh
(d) Himachal Pradesh
5. Tungabhadra and Bhima are the tributaries of
6. Which one of the following combination is mainly concentrated in single state of North East India?
7. Indian Permanent research station Dakshin Gangotri is located in-
(a) Indian Ocean
(c) Arabian Sea
8. Lake Tsongo, Rumtek Monastery and Nathula are located in
(c) Himachal Pradesh
(d) Arunachal Pradesh
9. Which one of the following rivers of India is not east flowing?
10. The highest mountain peak in India is
(b) Mount Everest
(c) Godwin Austin
(d) Nanda Devi
11. Indian standard time is calculated on the basis of which one of the following?
(a) 23.50 E longitude
(b) 80.50 E longitude
(c) 66.50 E longitude
(d) 82.50 E longitude
12. Among the countries of the world India’s rank in terms of area is
13. Consider the following pairs-
Place of pilgrimage Location
(i) Gangotri Uttarkashi
(ii) Badrinath Neelkanth
(iii) Triveni Sangam Haridwar
Which of the above pairs is/are correctly matched?
(a) Only (i)
(b) (i) and (ii)
(c) (i) and (iii)
(d) All are correct
14. Which one of the following regions of India has a combination of mangrove forest, evergreen forest and deciduous forest?
(a) North Coastal Andhra Pradesh
(b) South-West Bengal
(c) Southern Saurashtra
(d) Andaman and Nicobar Island
15. Which one of the following National Parks has a climate that varies from tropical to subtropical, temperate and arctic?
(a) Khangchendzonga National Park
(b) Nandadevi National Park
(c) Neora Valley Natioanl Park
(d) Namdapha National Park
16. In a particular region in India the local people train the roots of living trees into robust bridges across the streams. As the time passes, the bridges become stronger. This unique living root bridges are found in
(b) Himachal Pradesh
17. In which of the following states of India do the ‘Tropical Wet Evergreen Forests’ occur?
(a) Himachal Pradesh
18. In India, which one of the following types of forests is teak a dominant tree species?
(a) Tropical moist deciduous forest
(b) Tropical rain forest
(c) Tropical thorn scrub forest
(d) Temperate forest with grassland
19. Keibul Lamjao National Park is-
(a) famous for Indian deer species.
(b) only floating park in the World.
(c) a famous tiger project.
(d) World’s largest Ramsar site.
20. ‘Bedia’ is a tribe of-