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GK for Competitive Exams: Level up your knowledge of Indian Geography for competitive exams 2020

GK for Competitive Exams

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GK for Competitive Exams: Indian Geography

Indian Physical features are as diverse as its culture, which makes it a big geographical study to be included as an important part of competitive exams. Every possible landscape the world has to offer, India embraces it since forever. In this article, we will be practicing MCQs on Indian Geography.

GK For Competitive Exams

  1. Which of the following pass link the Srinagar to Leh?
  2. Mana Pass
  3. Rohtas Pass
  4. Nathula Pass
  5. Zoji La Pass

Ans: D

 

  1. Which passes make way to the land route between Kailash and the Manasarovar?
  2. Mana Pass
  3. Rohtas Pass
  4. Nathula Pass
  5. Baralachala Pass

Ans: A

 

  1. Which of the following pass has been created by the Indus River? GK for Competitive Exams
  2. Rohtas Pass
  3. Nathula Pass
  4. Baralachala Pass
  5. Banihal Pass

Ans: D

 

  1. Which of the following passes cuts through the Pir Panjal range and links Manali and Leh by road?
  2. Rohtas Pass
  3. Mana Pass
  4. Niti Pass
  5. Nathula Pass

Ans: A

 

  1. Which of the following is the world’s largest peninsula? GK for Competitive Exams
  2. India
  3. South Africa
  4. Arabia
  5. Both A & B

Ans: C

 

  1. Which of the following is the largest Archipelago in the world?
  2. Andaman & Nicobar Island
  3. Malaysia
  4. Indonesia
  5. Maldives

Ans: C

 

  1. Which of the following is suitable definition of ‘Archipelago’? GK for Competitive Exams
  2. A circular coral reef that encloses a shallow lagoon.
  3. A chain or set of islands grouped together.
  4. The plant and animal life on the earth.
  5. None of the above

Ans: B

 

  1. Which of the following geographical term related with a naturally formed, narrow, typically navigable waterway that connects two larger bodies of water?
  2. Peninsula
  3. Gulf
  4. Strait
  5. Island

Ans: C

 

  1. Which of the following geographical term related with a body of land surrounded by water on three sides? GK for Competitive Exams
  2. Peninsula
  3. Gulf
  4. Strait
  5. Island

Ans: A

 

  1. Which of the following geographical term related with the ”piece of sub-continental land that is surrounded by water”?
  2. Peninsula
  3. Gulf
  4. Strait
  5. Island

Ans: D

 

  1. Which of the following imaginary line almost divides India into two equal parts? GK for Competitive Exams
  2. Equator
  3. Tropic of Cancer
  4. Tropic of Capricorn
  5. Arctic Circle

Ans: B

 

  1. Which of the following water bodies is the home of Lakshadweep?
  2. Arabian Sea
  3. Bay of Bengal
  4. Indian Ocean
  5. Atlantic Ocean

Ans: A

 

  1. Which of the following region supports the Karewa formation? GK for Competitive Exams
  2. North-eastern Himalayas
  3. Himachal-Uttaranchal Himalayas
  4. Eastern Himalayas
  5. Kashmir Himalayas

Ans: D

 

  1. Where is the Loktak Lake situated?
  2. Kerala
  3. Uttaranchal
  4. Manipur
  5. Rajasthan

Ans: C

 

  1. Which of the following water bodies separates the Andaman from the Nicobar? GK for Competitive Exams
  2. 11° Channel
  3. Gulf of Mannar
  4. 10° Channel
  5. Andaman Sea

Ans: C

 

  1. Which of the following hill ranges dominated by the ‘Dodabeta’ peak?
  2. Nilgiri hills
  3. Anaimalai hills
  4. Cardamom hills
  5. Nallamala hills

Ans: A

 

  1. Which of the following river is called as the ‘Sorrow of Bengal’? GK for Competitive Exams
  2. The Gandak
  3. The Kosi
  4. The Son
  5. The Damodar

Ans: B

 

  1. Which of the following river has the largest river basin in India?
  2. The Indus
  3. The Ganga
  4. The Brahmaputra
  5. The Krishna

Ans: B

 

  1. Which of the following rivers is not part of ‘Panchnad’? GK for Competitive Exams
  2. The Ravi
  3. The Indus
  4. The Chenab
  5. The Jhelum

Ans: B

 

  1. Which of the following rivers flows in a rift valley?
  2. The Son
  3. The Yamuna
  4. The Narmada
  5. The Luni

Ans: C

 

  1. Which of the following factor is characterises by the cold weather season in India? GK for Competitive Exams
  2. Warm days and warm nights
  3. Warm days and cold nights
  4. Cool days and cold nights
  5. Cold days and warm nights

Ans: C

 

  1. Consider the following statement(s) is/are related to Himalayan Range 
    I. It form the highest mountain range in the world, extending 2,500 km over northern India .
    II. Bounded by the Indus river in the west and the Brahmaputra in the east, the three parallel ranges, the Himadri, Himachal and Shivaliks have deep canyons gorged by the rivers flowing into the Gangetic plain.
    Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct?
    Code:
    A. Only I
    B. Only II
    C. Both I and II
    D. Neither I nor II
  2. Which of the following reason of rainfall during winters in north-western part of India? GK for Competitive Exams
  3. Cyclonic depression
  4. Western disturbances
  5. Retreating monsoon
  6. Southwest monsoon

Ans: B

 

  1. What is the local name of the wind blowing in the northern plains during summers?
  2. Kaal Baisakhi
  3. Trade Winds
  4. Loo
  5. None of the above

Ans: C

 

  1. Which of the following places receives the highest rainfall in the world? GK for Competitive Exams
  2. Silchar
  3. Cherrapunji
  4. Mawsynram
  5. Guwahati

Ans: C

 

  1. Which of the following longitudes is the standard meridian of India?
  2. 69°30’E
  3. 75°30’E
  4. 82°30’E
  5. 90°30’E

Ans: C

 

  1. Consider the following statement(s) is/are about South- West Monsoon GK for Competitive Exams
    I.The bulk of rainfall is received during this season in almost every part of India except Tamil Nadu.
    II.Blossom Shower with this shower, coffee flowers blossom in Karnataka and its nearby areas.
    Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct?
    Code:
  2. Only I
  3. Only II
  4. Both I and II
    D. Neither I nor II

Ans: A

 

  1. Consider the following statement(s) is/are related to the Storms during the Hot Weather Season.I. Mango Showers (since the rain showers are good for the mango trees) occurs along the coast of Kerala.
    II.Loo is the name given to the hot, dry winds that blow in the Northern Plains. It is very common in Punjab, Haryana, Western Uttar Pradesh (called “aandhi”) and Bihar.
    Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct?
    Code:
    A. Only I
  2. Only II
  3. Both I and II
  4. Neither I nor II

Ans: C

 

  1. Consider the following statement(s) is/are related to the Alaknanda River. GK for Competitive Exams
    I. It originates in the eastern slopes of glacier fields of Chaukhamba, is joined by the Saraswathi River near Mana, and then flows in front of the Badrinath temple.
    II. It then meets the Dhauli Ganga River, which originates from the Niti Pass, to form the Vishnuprayag. This stretch of the Alaknanda River is called the Vish­­­nu Ganga.
    Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct?
    Code:
    A. Only I
    B. Only II
    C. Both I and II
    D. Neither I nor II
    Ans: C

 

  1. Consider the following statement(s) is/are related to the Vishnu Prayag.
    I.It is one of the Panch Prayag (five confluences) of Alaknanda River, and lies at the confluence of Alaknanda River and Dhauliganga River, in Chamoli district in the Indian state of Uttarakhand
    II. Place of confluence of the Alkananda and the Bhagirathi
    Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct?
    Code:
  2. Only I
  3. Only II
  4. Both I and II
  5. Neither I nor II

Ans: A

 


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