Indian Geography GK Questions for IAS, SSC, Civil Services


1. Which state receive the highest rainfall during winter months? – Tamil Nadu
2. Which Indian States is the largest producer of natural rubber? – Kerala
3. Why was Farakka Barrage commissioned? – Save Kolkata port
4. Where is the Indian Wild Ass (Ghor-Khur) found? – The Rann of Kachch
5. What is the period of one revolution of sun around the centre of galaxy called? – Cosmic year
6. The Earth rotates-around an axis pointing towards which side? – The pole star
7. What is the amount of actual water vapour of air? – Absolute humidity
8. Where is the greatest average annual precipitation? – In Philippines
9. Which is the highest plateau in the world? – Pamir Plateau
10. Which is the highest lake above the sea level in the world? – Lake Titicaca
11. In which is the largest population of Scheduled Tribes? – Madhya Pradesh
12. The highest peak of the Himalayas in India is in which state? – Sikkim
13. Which river is known as ‘Vridha Ganga’? – Godavari
14. In which city of India, the diurnal range of temperature is maximum? – New Delhi
15. Which soil is most suited for tea plantation? – Acidic
16. Which has the largest number of sugar mills? – Uttar Pradesh
17. India is divided into how many pin code zones? – Eight
18. Which planet is known as ‘Morning Star’ ? – Venus
19. On which date the earth is at the largest distance from the sun (Apehelion)? – July 4th
20. Which instrument used for measuring relative humidity in air? – Hygrograph
21. Which country has predominantly the Mediterranean Climate? – Italy
22. Synclines and anticlines are the terms associated with which thing? – folding
23. Which is not helpful for delta formation? – Tidal nature of waves
24. Which foreign country is closest to Andarnan Islands? – Myanmar
25. In which valley is the Himalayan pass Shipki La located? – Sutlej valley
26. Which lake in India has the highest water salinity? – Sambhar
27. The retreating monsoon withdraws from which state? – North-west India to Bengal
28. Which state has the largest net irrigated area? – Tamil Nadu
29. Which State of India is the largest producer of lignite coal? – Tamil Nadu
30. In which place is the headquarters of the North-Eastern Railway located? – Gorakhpur
31. What is the distance of Milky way? – 105 light years
32. One degree of longitude on the equator is equal to howmuch distance? – 50 miles
33. At low elevation which cloud are to be found? – Nimbus
34. Which is an example of Midlatitude desert ? – Patagonia desert
35. From which rocks is the soil material mainly derived? – Sedimentary rocks
36. Which is the largest lake in Africa? – Lake Victoria
37. West Bengal shares boundaries with how many foreign countries? – Three
38. Which forms the western boundary of the Indian sub-continent? – Hindukush
39. Which tributary of the Ganga System flows northwards? – Sone
40. Which factor does not have influence on the Indian climate? – Ocean currents
41. Which is the largest mustard oil growing state? – U.P.
42. Which was India’s first mobile offshore drilling platform? – Sagar Samrat
43. Which is located in the’ Bastar region? – Indravati National Park
44. The light coming from stars gives the idea of their which quality? – Temperature
45. In how many time zones has the world been divided into? – 24
46. Which is a type of planetary wind? – Westerlies
47. Which country celebrates Christmas festival in summer season? – Australia
48. ‘Caldera’ is a feature associated with which thing? – Volcanoes
49. On the shore of which country cold currents have cooling effect? – Peru
50. Which city is nearest to the Tropic of Cancer? – Kolkata

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