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Geography-GK (PDF-2)

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1. The river Godavari is often referred to as Vridha Ganga because --> of its large size and extent among the peninsular rivers

2. The pennines (Europe), Appalachians (America) and the Aravallis (India) are examples of --> old mountains

3. The number of major ports in India is --> 13

4. Which country has the largest coast line? --> Canada

5. The most fertile region of India i --> the Indo-Gangetic plain

6. The natural region which holds the Indian subcontinent is --> monsoon

7. The percentage of India's total population employed in agriculture is nearly --> 70%

8. Which Region is most prone to earthquakes? --> Ganga-Brahmaputra valley

9. Which dams has generations of power more than irrigation as its main purpose? --> Gandhi Sagar

10. The originating in the Himalayan mountain complex consists of how many distinct drainage systems of the Indian Subcontinent? --> 3

11. The outer Himalayas lie between --> the lease Himalayas and the Indo Gangetic plain

12. The oldest mountains in India are --> Aravalis

13. The Shimla Convention is an agreement that sets --> boundary between India and Tibet

14. The south-west monsoon contributes ____ of the total rain in India. --> 86%

15. The most plausible explanation for the location of the Thar desert in western India is --> the absence of mountains to the north of Rajasthan to cause orographic rainfall in it

16. The oldest rocks in India are reported from --> Dharwar region, Karnataka

17. The year ____ is called a Great Divide in the demographic history of India. --> 1921

18. The only state in India that produces saffron is --> Jammu and Kashmir

19. The zonal soil type of peninsular India belongs to --> red soils

20. What is the predominant type of Indian agriculture? --> subsistence agriculture

21. The state having a largest area of forest cover in India is --> Madhya Pradesh

22. The percentage of earth surface covered by India is --> 2.4

23. The present forest area of India, according to satellite data, is --> decreasing

24. The refineries are Mathura, Digboi and Panipat are set up by --> Indian Oil Corporation Ltd.

25. The principal copper deposits of India lie in which of the following places? --> Hazaribag and Singbhum of Bihar

26. The Yarlung Zangbo river, in India, is known as --> Brahmaputra

27. The only zone in the country that produces gold is also rich in iron is --> Southern zone

28. The Paithan (Jayakwadi) Hydro-electric project, completed with the help of Japan, is on the river --> Godavari

29. The southernmost point of peninsular India, that is, Kanyakumari, is --> north of the Equator

30. The scarcity or crop failure of which of the following can cause a serious edible oil crisis in India? --> Groundnut

31. When it is noon IST at Allahabad in India, the time at Greenwich, London, will be --> 0630 hours

32. The two states of India, most richly endowed with iron ore, are --> Bihar and Orissa

33. The most ideal region for the cultivation of cotton in India is --> the Deccan plateau

34. The proportion of forest to the total national geographical area of India as envisaged by National Forest Policy is --> 33.3%

35. The watershed between India and Myanmar is formed by --> the Naga hills

36. The oldest oil refinery in India is at --> Digboi, Assam

37. Unlike other parts of the Indian Coast, fishing industry has not developed along the Saurashtra coast because --> of overwhelming dependence on agriculture and animal husbandary

38. which atomic power station in India is built completely indigenously? --> Kalpakkam

39. The northern boundary of the peninsular plateau of Indian runs parallel to the Ganga and the Yamuna from Rajmahal hills to a point near --> Delhi

40. The number of major languages, recognized in the Indian Union as official language, are --> 22

41. The only private sector refinery set up by Reliance Petroleum Ltd. is located at --> Jamnagar

42. The only state in India that produces saffron is ---> Jammu and Kashmir

43. Three important rivers of the Indian subcontinent have their sources near the Mansarover Lake in the Great Himalayas. These rivers are --> Brahmaputra, Indus and Sutlej

44. The Radcliffe line is a boundary between --> India and Pakistan

45. The typical area of sal forest in the Indian peninsular upland occurs --> on the Malwa plateau
46. The India's highest annual rainfall is reported at --> Mawsynram, Meghalaya

47. The Salal Project is on the river --> Chenab

48. The percentage of irrigated land in India is about --> 35

49. The river which forms the waterfalls Sivasamudram is --> Cauvery

50. The state which stands first in per capita income is --> Punjab

51. Aluminium is abundantly found in --> Kerala

52. The region around South Pole is known as --> Antarctic

53. Delhi is on the banks of --> Yamuna

54. The country with the largest population of Muslims is --> Indonesia

55. Silver is found in --> Karnataka

56. Haziranga sanctuary is in --> Assam

57. Arctic region is full of --> ice

58. The capital of Uttar Pradesh is --> Lucknow
59. Security Printing Press is at --> Nasik

60. Diamond mines in India are found in --> Madhya Pradesh

61. Yellow river is --> Hwang–Ho

62. The longest river in the world is --> Missisipi

63. In which continuent is Atacama Desert situated? --> South America

64. Corbett National Park is in -->  Uttarakhand

65. The tiger sanctuary in Tamil Nadu is located at --> Kalakad(Tirunelveli)
66. Calcutta is situated on the banks of the river --> Hoogly

67. Which one of the following states is landlocked --> Assam

68. Jute requires --> cold climate

69. Where do you find day and night equal? --> at the equator

70. Kalahari desert is in --> South Africa

71. The largest desert of the world is in --> Egypt

72. The largest mountain range in the world is --> The Andes

73. Earth revolves around the sun in every --> 365 1/4 days
74. The largest ocean in the world is --> The Pacific Ocean
75. India is connected with Europe through --> Suez Canal

76. The Newzealanders are known as --> Kiwis

77. The state which has the largest forest area is --> Madhya Pradesh

78. In which part of India is known as the Land of Sunrise? --> Arunachal Pradesh

79. The deepest lake in the world is --> Baikal Lake

80. Ramagundam is an --> Andhra Pradesh

81. The farthest planet from the Sun is --> Pluto

82. Which is the Land of the Rising Sun? --> Japan

83. The highest waterfall of the world is --> Angel

84. The capital city reputed to be the oldest in the world is --> Athens

85. Gol Gumbaz is --> Karnataka

86. The most populous city in the world is --> Tokyo

87. Indian standard time is the local time of --> Allahabad
88. The highest peak in South India is --> Anaimudi
89. The desert that lies on the boundary between India and Pakistan is --> Thar

90. The country which produces coffee in abundance is --> Brazil

91. Tea is grown much in --> Assam

92. The state which has two major ports is --> Tamil Nadu

93. The Switzerland of India is --> Kashmir

94. Ankleswar in Gujarat is well known for --> Oil Refinery

95. The country which stands first in wheat production is --> India

96. Rice is produced more in --> West Bengal

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