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Indian Geography objective Questions

1. Which of the following oceans has the shape of English alphabet ‘S’?
a) Arctic Ocean
b) Indian ocean
c) Atlantic Ocean
d) Pacific ocean

2. The important fishing areas called Grand Bank and Georges Bank are located in the waters of which one of the following?
a) North Pacific
b) South West Atlantic
c) North West Atlantic
d) South Pacific

3. Which country has the largest coastline?
a) USA
b) Australia
c) Canada
d) India

4. Which is the greatest archipelago on the globe?
a) Indonesia
b) Japan
c) West Indies
d) Philippines

5. Which one of the following is a land locked country?
a) Angola
b) Gabon
c) Zimbabwe
d) Tanzania

6. The movement inside the earth’s crust is studied by:
a) Geodesy
b) Plate Tectonics
c) Seismology
d) Geology

7. Which of the following countries is known as the ‘Sugar Bowl of the world’?
a) India
b) Cuba
c) Brazil
d) USA

8. The “Alamatti Dam” is constructed on the river:
a) Kaveri
b) Seeleru
c) Krishna
d) Tungabhadra

9. The outermost layer of the sun is called:
a) Chromosphere
b) Photosphere
c) Corona
d) Lithosphere

10. El Nino is:
a) a warm ocean current
b) a sea storm
c) tropical disturbance
d) another name of typhoon

11. Hanging valley is formed due to the action of:
a) River
b) Glacier
c) Ocean
d) Wind

12. Land and sea breezes occur due to:
a) Conduction
b) Convection
c) Radiation
d) Tides

13. The sea bed sloping gradually and bordering the continent is known as:
a) Coast
b) Continental shelf
c) Continental platform
d) Continental slope


14. Speed of wind is measured by:
a) Barometer
b) Hygrometer
c) Thermometer
d) Anemometer

15. The solar radiation coming to Earth is called:
a) Radiant energy
b) Insolation
c) Sunshine
d) Terrestrial radiation

16. The Indus and Brahmaputra rivers are examples of:
a) Subsequent drainage
b) Superimposed drainage
c) Consequent drainage
d) Antecedent drainage

17. Which state has the largest acreage under rubber?
a) Karnataka
b) Kerala
c) Maharashtra
d) Orissa

18. Which was the first piloted spacecraft to orbit Earth?
a) Sputnik
b) Vostok
c) Pioneer
d) Freedom

19. Study of atmospheric phenomena is called:
a) Astrology
b) Meteorology
c) Seismology
d) Astronomy

20. Energy flows through an ecosystem along a circuit called the:
a) Food web
b) Niche order
c) Food chain
d) Tropic place

21. The highest mountain peak of the Himalayas is situated in:
a) India
b) Tibet
c) China
d) Nepal

22. The cup shaped mouth of the volcano is:
a) Focus
b) Epicentre
c) Crater
d) Cylinder cone

23. “Slash and burn agriculture” is the name given to:
a) Method of potato cultivation
b) Process of deforestation
c) Mixed farming
d) Shifting cultivation

24. When was the first national forest policy issued by the government of India?
a) 1952
b) 1940
c) 1942
d) 1998

25. Which of the following is known as “Eternal city”?
a) London
b) Rome
c) Athens
d) Berlin

26. Which of the following is the fuel for continental drift and plate tectonics?
a) Nuclear fusion
b) Solar energy
c) Chemical reactions
d) Radio Active Decay

27. “Manchester of South India” is:
a) Coimbatore
b) Madurai
c) Bangalore
d) Chennai

28. Which of the following is a mineral?
a) Zinc
b) Camphor
c) Tobacco
d) Nickel

29. The steel plant located in Bihar is:
a) IISCO
b) TISCO
c) VSP
d) Dholavi

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