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1.Approximately how many Galaxies are there ?
- 10000 Billion Galaxies
- 100 Billion Galaxies
- 10 Billion Galaxies
- 1000 Billion Galaxies
2.The Paithan (Jayakwadi) Hydro-electric project, completed with the help of Japan, is on the river
3.Which one of the following is the correct sequence of the States of India in descending
order of their area ?
- Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh
- Uttarakhand, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Himachal Pradesh
- Chattisgarh, Jharkhand, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand
- Jharkhand, Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Chhattisgarh
4.When you travel in certain parts of India, you will notice red soil. What is the main reason for this colour?
- Abundance of phosphates
- Accumulated humus
- Presence of ferric oxides
- Abundance of magnesium
5.India accounts for what percentage of the world population?
6.The best soil, for the growth of most plants, is
- Clayey loam
7.In India, the ports are categorized as major and non-major ports. Which one of the following is a non-major port?
- Kochi (Cochin)
- New Mangalore
8.National Research Centre on Seed Spices is situated at
- Aroma, Ranchi
- Lalgarh, Bikaner
- Pahuna, Pantnagar
- Tabiji, Ajmer
9.The state having highest literacy rate as per 2011 Census is
- Uttar Pradesh
10. The India’s highest annual rainfall is reported at
- Mawsynram, Meghalaya
- Chamba, Himachal Pradesh
- Namchi, Sikkim
- Churu, Rajasthan
11.Name the International boundary line between India and Pakistan :-
- Siegfried line
- McMohan line
- Radcliffe line
- Durand line
12.Which of the following lines passes through India?
- 0° Meridian
- Tropic of Cancer
- Tropic of Capricorn
13.Which country is the largest producer of tea in the world?
- Sri Lanka
14.the following two states are largest producers of Coal in India?
- Bihar & West Bengal
- Madhya Pradesh & Orissa
- Jharkhand & Chhattisgarh
- Andhra Pradesh & Chhattisgarh (E)Jharkhand & Bihar
15.Corbett National Park is in
- Madhya Pradesh
16.The length of coastline of India mainland, Lakshadweep and Andaman Nicobar Islands is
- 6,100 kilometres
- 6,200 kilometres
- 7,516.6 kilometres
- 5,800 kilometres
17.Which one of the following sets of states to benefit the most from the Konkan Railway?
- Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Goa, Maharashtra
- Goa, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Kerala
- Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Kerala
- Gujarat, Maharashtra, Goa, Tamil Nadu
18.In which State/Union Territory of India the “Indira Point* is situated :-
- Andaman and Nicobar
19.Which one of the following rivers is associated with Sardar Sarovar Project ?
- Cauvery (Kaveri)
- Tapti (Tapi)
20. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer by using the code given below :
List-I (Industry) List-II (Location)
A. Fertilizer i. Kota
B. Glass ii. Udaipur
C. Cement iii. Jaipur
D. Synthetic silk iv. Sriganganagar
A B C D
- ii i iv iii
- iv iii ii i
- i iv iii ii
- iii ii i iv
21.The oldest oil field in India is the ____ field, in ____
- Nawagam, Gujarat
- Bombay High, Maharashtra
- Anleshwar, Gujarat
- Digboi, Assam
22.headquarters of the union territory, Pondicherry
23. Which mountains lie to the east side of Himachal Pradesh and northern side of Uttarakhand?
24.The proportion of forest to the total national geographical area of India as envisaged by National Forest Policy is
25. Tamil Nadu is a leading producers of mill–made cotton yarn in the country. What could be the reason?
1. Black cotton soil is the predominant type of soil in the State.
2. Rich pool of skilled labour is available.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
Neither 1 nor 2
Both 1 and 2
26.Which among the following is a typical Monsoon vegetation in India?
Sub Tropical evergreen forests
Tropical thorn forests
Tropical evergreen forests
Tropical deciduous forest
27.Which of the following is the largest producer state of Jute in India:-
28.In which of the following spheres the ozone layer lies?
29.Stalactite and Stalagmite are found in which region?
30.Where do you find day and night equal ?
at the south pole
at the equator
at the tropics
at the north pole
31.With which of the following neighbors India shares a land border worth 4096.7 km ?
32.Which of the following is called ‘Ring of Fire’?
Circum-Pacific Oceanic Belt
Indian Ocean Belt
33.Which of the following crops is regarded as a plantation crop?
34.Nasik located at which river
35.Which river among the following does not join the Ganga river from left ?
36.patkai mountain range is located which part of india
37.In which of the following Mahi River falls?
Ranna of Kachchh
Gulf of Munnar
Gulf of Khambat
Gulf of Kachchh
38.Which among the following is smallest district of India?
39.Which one of the following is not correctly matched:-
National Parks – States
Periyar – Kerala
Dachigam – Jammu & Kashmir
Corbet – Uttarakhand
Manas – Madhya Pradesh
40. Which among the following State is not a natural source of Crude Oil in India ?
41.The main gold producing state of India is
42.Assertion (A): Ganga plain is the most densely populated part of India.
Reason (R) : Ganga is the most harnessed river of India.
Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A
Both A and R are true but R is NOT a correct explanation of A
A is true but R is false
A is false but R is true
43. Which of the following factors are responsible for the rapid growth of sugar production in south India as compared to north India?
Higher per acre field of sugarcane
Higher sucrose content of sugarcane
Lower labour cost
Longer crushing period
I and II
I, II and III
I, II and IV
I, III and IV
44. The oldest rocks in India are reported from
Vindhyan range, Madhya Pradesh
Siwalik range, Punjab
Dharwar region, Karnataka
Aravalli range, Rajasthan
45.Which among the following states in India produces wool?
Jammu & Kashmir
46. Amritsar, Ajmer and Vatican City are
48. which one is the longest beach in india
49.Which one of the following is not associated to the ‘group’ ?
50.Which of the following plants is a bio diesel plant?
51.The landform ‘Barkhan’ is formed by :-
None of the above
52. The present forest area of India, according to satellite data, is
decreasing in open forest area but increasing in closed forest area
53.Winter rainfall in North-Western India is caused by:
54.In which of the following Himalaya , high peaks are very rare?
55. Which among the following is a superimposed drainage system?
56. Which of the following states in India is known for largest net irrigated area in India?
57.‘The earth revolves around the sun’. This was discovered by:-
58.The percentage of earth surface covered by India is
59.Who of the following is known as the father of geography?
60.The southernmost point of peninsular India, that is, Kanyakumari, is
south of the Equator
north of the Equator
south of the Capricorn
north of Tropic of Cancer
61.The percentage of India’s total population employed in agriculture is nearly
62.The Shimla Convention is an agreement that sets
Shimla as a tourist spot
boundary between India and Tibet
Shimla as the capital of Himachal Pradesh
None of the above
63.Which elements are abundant in the formation of innermost layer of the earth?
Nickel and Ferrium
Basalt and Silica
Silica and Magnesium
Silica and Aluminium
64.The river which forms the waterfalls Sivasamudram is
65.Of which river in India is the Sone a tributary?
66.Which of the following states is the most populous state of India according to 2011 Census?
67.Mayurakshi project is located in
68.Grenada is located in
69.Which of the following food grain crops occupies the largest part of the cropped area in India?
Barley and maize
Jowar and bajra
70. Which one of the following states is landlocked
71. Great Indian Peninsula ends in Indian Ocean with ____________ being its southernmost tip.
Tropic of Cancer
72. Which is correct order of Ocean sizes in decreasing ?
Pacific Ocean, Indian Ocean, Atlantic Ocean, Arctic Ocean
Pacific Ocean, Atlantic Ocean, Indian Ocean, Arctic Ocean
Arctic Ocean, Pacific Ocean, Indian Ocean, Atlantic Ocean
Atlantic Ocean, Indian Ocean, Arctic Ocean, Pacific Ocean
73.In which state the Periyar wild life sanctuary is located ?
74. Gauhati located on which river ?
75.Basaltic Lava rocks over Indian Deccan Plateau are formed in the following period :
76.Through which of the following pairs of the states Kaveri rivers flows :-
Maharashtra – Andhra Pradesh
Karnataka – Maharashtra
Karnataka – Tamil Nadu
Andhra Pradesh – Tamil Nadu
77.Which one of the following state has the largest coal reserve?
78. The Ravva offshore block, with great potential for oil, is located in
79.Some people in Manipur live in house built on floating islands of weeds and decaying vegetation held together by suspended silt. These lands are called
80.What was the percentage of growth in the total population of India during the decade 2001-11?
81. Aluminium is abundantly found in
82.Silver is found in
83.On the outline map of India (a), (b), (c) and (d) depict the location of four coal fields.
Which one is not correctly shown on the map ?
84.india is located on which part of indo-australian plate
85. Which of the following is not properly matched ?
Biosphere Reserves State
Agasthyamalai – Kerala
Similipal – Odisha
none of these
Nokrek – Meghalaya
86.Jonk River, Ib River, Ong River & Tel river are tributaries of which of the following rivers?
87.In which city of India is the Charminar located?
88.Along which of the following the Konkan Railway route runs:-
89. The refineries are Mathura, Digboi and Panipat are set up by
Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd.
Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd.
Indian Oil Corporation Ltd.
Crude Distillation unit of Madras Refineries Ltd.
90.Which one of the following groups is the correct sequence of mountain peaks from east to
Everest, Kanchenjunga, Dhaulagiri, Annapurna
Everest, Kanchenjunga, Annapurna, Dhaulagiri
Kanchenjunga, Everest, Annapurna, Dhaulagiri
Kanchenjunga, Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Everest
91.Which one of the following festivals is related to fishing in Yamuna Basin?
Maun fair (Maun Mela)
92.Which city of India stands on the banks of River Gomati?
93.Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer by using the code given below :
List-I (Sea-Port) List-II (State)
A. Alleppey i. Tamil Nadu
B. Ennore ii. Odisha
C. Paradip iii. Kerala
D. Kakinada iv. Andhra Pradesh
A B C D
ii iv iii i
iii i ii iv
i iii iv ii
iv ii i iii
94.According to Census 2011, which of the following states of India have least population density?
95.For which of the following Firozabad is famous?
Cotton textile industry
Cottage glass industry
Chemical fertilizer industry
96. Jammu located at which river
97.Which among the following headstreams meets the Ganges in last ?
98.capital of the state of Haryana
99.Study of the Universe is known as ?
100.The most plausible explanation for the location of the Thar desert in western India is
the evaporation of moisture by heat
that the moisture carried by the South-west monsoon is driven away by the dry upper air current
the obstruction caused by the Aravalis to the rain-bearing wind that proceeds to the Ganga Valley
the absence of mountains to the north of Rajasthan to cause orographic rainfall in it
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