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Question: The Paithan (Jayakwadi) Hydro-electric project, completed with the help of Japan, is on the river

1

Ganga

2

Cauvery

3

Narmada

4

Godavari

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Correct Answer: 4

Question: The percentage of irrigated land in India is about

1

45

2

65

3

35

4

25

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Correct Answer: 3

Question: The southernmost point of peninsular India, that is, Kanyakumari, is

1

north of Tropic of Cancer

2

south of the Equator

3

south of the Capricorn

4

north of the Equator

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Correct Answer: 4

Question: The pass located at the southern end of the Nilgiri Hills in south India is called

1

the Palghat gap

2

the Bhorghat pass

3

the Thalgat pass

4

the Bolan pass

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: Which of the following are true regarding Jhum cultivation in India?

1

It is largely practiced in Assam

2

It is referred to as 'slash and burn' technique

3

In it, the fertility is exhausted in a few years

4

In it, the fertility is exhausted in a few years

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: The Salal Project is on the river

1

Chenab

2

Jhelum

3

Ravi

4

Sutlej

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: The only zone in the country that produces gold is also rich in iron is

1

North-eastern zone

2

North-western zone

3

Southern zone

4

None of the above

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Correct Answer: 3

Question: The principal copper deposits of India lie in which of the following places?

1

Hazaribag and Singbhum of Bihar

2

Khetri and Daribo areas of Rajasthan

3

Anantapur in Andhra Pradesh

4

Siwaliks in Uttar Pradesh and in Karnataka

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: The Shimla Convention is an agreement that sets

1

Shimla as a tourist spot

2

Shimla as the capital of Himachal Pradesh

3

boundary between India and Tibet

4

None of the above

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Correct Answer: 3

Question: Which of the following events took place in the Cenozoic era?

1

Formation of the rockies, India collides with Asia and the formation of the Himalayas and the Alps

2

Formation of the Appalachians and central European mountains

3

Splitting of India from Antarctic

4

Breaking up of Pangaea

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: The oldest oil field in India is the field, in

1

Anleshwar, Gujarat

2

Bombay High, Maharashtra

3

Nawagam, Gujarat

4

Digboi, Assam

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Correct Answer: 4

Question: Unlike other parts of the Indian Coast, fishing industry has not developed along the Saurashtra coas

1

there are few indentions suitable for fishing

2

of overwhelming dependence on agriculture and animal husbandary

3

the sea water is relatively more saline

4

of industrial development leading to widespread pollution of coastal area

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Correct Answer: 2

Question: The mountain building in Himalayas began

1

about 45 million years ago

2

when the continental plates of India and Eurasia converged on each other

3

both (a) and (b)

4

None of the above

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Correct Answer: 3

Question: The outer Himalayas lie between

1

the lease Himalayas and the Indo Gangetic plain

2

the foot hills and the Indo Gangetic plain

3

the greater Himalayas and the lesser Himalayas

4

Indo-Gangetic plains and the peninsula

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: Which of the following drainage systems fall into Bay of Bengal?

1

Ganga, Brahmaputra and Godavari

2

Mahanadi, Krishna and Cauvery

3

Luni, Narnada and Tapti

4

Both (a) and (b)

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Correct Answer: 4

Question: Which of the following types of soil are mostly confined to river basins and coastal plains of India

1

Alluvial soils

2

Black soils

3

Laterite soils

4

Red soils

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: The two states of India, most richly endowed with iron ore, are

1

Bihar and Orissa

2

Madhya Pradesh and Orissa

3

Bihar and West Bengal

4

Madhya Pradesh and West Bengal

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: The most fertile region of India is

1

the Himalayas

2

the central Highlands

3

the Indo-Gangetic plain

4

peninsular plateau

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Correct Answer: 3

Question: Which of the following groups accounts for over 90 per cent of India's annual coal production?

1

Bihar, Orissa and West Bengal

2

Bihar, Orissa and Madhya Pradesh

3

Orissa, Madhya Pradesh and Tamil Nadu

4

West Bengal, Madhya Pradesh and Tamil Nadu

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: Which of the following is the most important raw material for generation of power in India?

1

Coal

2

Mineral Oil

3

Natural Gas

4

Uranium

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: The scarcity or crop failure of which of the following can cause a serious edible oil crisis in Indi

1

coconut

2

Groundnut

3

Linseed

4

Mustard

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Correct Answer: 2

Question: The number of major ports in India is

1

5

2

8

3

13

4

15

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Correct Answer: 3

Question: Which of the following is a peninsular river of India?

1

Gandak

2

Kosi

3

Krishna

4

Sutlej

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Correct Answer: 3

Question: Which country has the largest coast line?

1

USA

2

Australia

3

Canada

4

India

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Correct Answer: 3

Question: The pennines (Europe), Appalachians (America) and the Aravallis (India) are examples of

1

old mountains

2

young mountains

3

fold mountains

4

block mountains

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: The river Godavari is often referred to as Vridha Ganga because

1

it is the older river of India

2

of its large size and extent among the peninsular rivers

3

there are a fairly large number of pilgrimage centres situated on its banks

4

its length is nearly the same as that of the river Ganges

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Correct Answer: 2

Question: The percentage of earth surface covered by India is

1

2.4

2

3.4

3

4.4

4

5.4

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: The present forest area of India, according to satellite data, is

1

increasing

2

decreasing

3

static

4

decreasing in open forest area but increasing in closed forest area

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Correct Answer: 2

Question: The refineries are Mathura, Digboi and Panipat are set up by

1

Indian Oil Corporation Ltd.

2

Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd.

3

Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd.

4

Crude Distillation unit of Madras Refineries Ltd.

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: The Yarlung Zangbo river, in India, is known as

1

Ganga

2

Indus

3

Brahmaputra

4

Mahanadi

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Correct Answer: 3

Question: The India's highest annual rainfall is reported at

1

Namchi, Sikkim

2

Churu, Rajasthan

3

Mawsynram, Meghalaya

4

Chamba, Himachal Pradesh

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Correct Answer: 3

Question: Which of the following factors are responsible for the rapid growth of sugar production in south Ind

1

Higher per acre field of sugarcane

2

Higher sucrose content of sugarcane

3

Lower labour cost

4

Longer crushing period

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Correct Answer: 4

Question: What is the predominant type of Indian agriculture?

1

Commercial agriculture

2

Extensive agriculture

3

plantation agriculture

4

subsistence agriculture

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Correct Answer: 4

Question: The Radcliffe line is a boundary between

1

India and Pakistan

2

India and China

3

India and Myanmar

4

India and Afghanistan

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: Which of the following has a potential for harnessing of tidal energy in India?

1

Gulf of Cambay

2

Gulf of Mannar

3

Backwaters of Kerala

4

Chilka lake

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: The state having a largest area of forest cover in India is

1

Arunachal Pradesh

2

Haryana

3

Madhya Pradesh

4

Assam

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Correct Answer: 3

Question: Which among the following is/are the major factor/factors responsible for the monsoon type of climat

1

Location

2

Thermal contrast

3

Upper air circulation

4

Inter-tropical convergence zone

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Correct Answer: 4

Question: The typical area of sal forest in the Indian peninsular upland occurs

1

on the western ghats

2

between the Tapti and the Narmada

3

to the north-east of the Godavari

4

on the Malwa plateau

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Correct Answer: 4

Question: Which of the following geographical features have played a great unifying role in strengthening the

1

The expanses of water surrounding the peninsula

2

The Himalayan Mountains

3

The vastness of the country

4

The presence of the Indian ocean

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Correct Answer: 4

Question: The oldest oil refinery in India is at

1

Digboi, Assam

2

Haldia, near Kolkata

3

Koyali, near Baroda

4

Noonmati, Assam

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: The oldest mountains in India are

1

Aravalis

2

Vindhyas

3

Satpuras

4

Nilgiri hills

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: Which of the following crops is regarded as a plantation crop?

1

Coconut

2

Cotton

3

Sugarcane

4

Rice

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: Which of the following countries leads in the production of aluminium and its products in the world?

1

Australia

2

France

3

India

4

USA

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Correct Answer: 4

Question: The most ideal region for the cultivation of cotton in India is

1

the Brahmaputra valley

2

the Indo-Gangetic valley

3

the Deccan plateau

4

the Rann of Kutch

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Correct Answer: 3

Question: Which of the following groups of rivers originate from the Himachal mountains?

1

Beas, Ravi and Chenab

2

Ravi, Chenab and Jhelum

3

Sutlej, Beas and Ravi

4

Sutlej, Ravi and Jhelum

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: Which of the following union territories of India has the highest density of population per sq km?

1

Pondicherry

2

Lakshadweep

3

Delhi

4

Chandigarh

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Correct Answer: 3

Question: which atomic power station in India is built completely indigenously?

1

Kalpakkam

2

Narora

3

Rawat Bhata

4

Tarapore

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: The south-west monsoon contributes of the total rain in India

1

86%

2

50%

3

22%

4

100%

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: The natural region which holds the Indian subcontinent is

1

equatorial climate change region

2

hot deset

3

monsoon

4

mediterranean

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Correct Answer: 3

Question: Which of the following are true with respect to the Indian Peninsular Plateau?

1

The southern plateau block is formed mainly of granite and gneiss

2

The Deccan lava plateau is an elevated tableland consisting of horizontally arranged lava sheets

3

The Malwa plateau dominates the Vindhyam scraps, forming the northern flank of the plateau

4

The trough of the Narmada and Tapti are interposed between the Vindhyan and the Satpura ranges

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Correct Answer: 3

Question: The significant shifts in Indian agriculture during green revolution include

1

non-food grains reported some spectacular progress and shift in the cropping pattern

2

major food grains, in the eastern regions productions decreased and in the northern states increased

3

both (a) and (b)

4

None of the above

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Correct Answer: 3

Question: When it is noon IST at Allahabad in India, the time at Greenwich, London, will be

1

midnight ,GMT

2

1730 hours

3

0630 hours

4

None of the above

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Correct Answer: 3

Question: The year is called a Great Divide in the demographic history of India.

1

1901

2

1921

3

1941

4

1951

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Correct Answer: 2

Question: The only private sector refinery set up by Reliance Petroleum Ltd. is located at

1

Guwahati

2

Jamnagar

3

Mumbai

4

Chennai

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Correct Answer: 2

Question: The only state in India that produces saffron is

1

Assam

2

Himachal Pradesh

3

Jammu and Kashmir

4

Meghalaya

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Correct Answer: 3

Question: Three important rivers of the Indian subcontinent have their sources near the Mansarover Lake in the

1

Indus, Jhelum and Sutlej

2

Brahmaputra, Sutlej and Yamuna

3

Brahmaputra, Indus and Sutlej

4

Jhelum, Sutlej and Yamuna

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Correct Answer: 3

Question: The zonal soil type of peninsular India belongs to

1

red soils

2

yellow soils

3

black soils

4

older alluvium

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: Phloem is a tissue found in

1

reproductive organs of animals

2

plants

3

insects

4

mammals

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Correct Answer: 2

Question: The most plausible explanation for the location of the Thar desert in western India is

1

the obstruction caused by the Aravalis to the rain-bearing wind that proceeds to the Ganga Valley

2

the evaporation of moisture by heat

3

the absence of mountains to the north of Rajasthan to cause orographic rainfall in it

4

that the moisture carried by the South-west monsoon is driven away by the dry upper air current

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Correct Answer: 3

Question: The northern boundary of the peninsular plateau of Indian runs parallel to the Ganga and the Yamuna

1

Allahabad

2

Delhi

3

Gwalior

4

Jaipur

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Correct Answer: 2

Question: Which of the following food grain crops occupies the largest part of the cropped area in India?

1

Barley and maize

2

Jowar and bajra

3

Rice

4

Wheat

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Correct Answer: 3

Question: The number of major languages, recognized in the Indian Union as official language, are

1

15

2

22

3

12

4

9

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Correct Answer: 2

Question: The oldest rocks in India are reported from

1

Dharwar region, Karnataka

2

Aravalli range, Rajasthan

3

Vindhyan range, Madhya Pradesh

4

Siwalik range, Punjab

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Correct Answer: 1

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