Geography Notes (Indian and World) Quick Revision


Geography (India and the World) Revision Short Notes useful for all Competitive Exams–
1. Which plateau lies between the Aravalli and the Vindhya ranges? – Malwa Plateau
2. The Richter scale on which intensity / magnitude of a quake is measured was developed in : – The year 1935
3. The most important layer for all biological activity in the atmosphere is : – Troposphere
4. Swama Siri, Manas, Tista, Dikho and Jhanji rivers are the tributaries of : – Brahmaputra River
5. Normal salinity of sea water is defined as the amount of salt per thousand grams of sea water. What is this amount of salt ? – 35 gram
6. Which place is known as the Queen of Arabian Sea? – Kochi
7. Green Index has been developed by : – United Nations Environment Programme
8. Masai Tribes are found in : – East Africa
9. The flood plain along river banks formed by newer alluvium is called : – Khadar
10. National Highway No. 8 connects : – Delhi and Mumbai
11. The distance between the Earth and the Sun is greatest during : – Aphelion
12. Which part of India receives rain when the summer monsoon recedes? – Tamil Nadu Coast
13. Ken, Betwa and Chambal are the rivers which merge with : – Yamuna
14. The largest producers of coffee in the world is : – Brazil
15. Which type of forests are the Sunderbans ? – Tidal Forest
16. Singrauli coalfields are located in : – Son Valley
17. The river Tigris flows in the country : – Iraq
18. The oldest mountain ranges in India are : – Aravalli Hills
19. Project Tiger in India was started in : – the year 1973
20. The law which states that wave-length of maximum radiation is inversely proportional to the absolute of the emitting body is known as : – Wien's Displacement Law
21. The two seas which are connected by Suez Canal'? – Red Sea and Mediterranean Sea
22. The Binary Star Hypothesis regarding the origin of the earth was propounded by : – H.N. Russel
23. Which periodical winds blowing from the sea inland cause summer monsoon in India? – South-North
24. Almatti Dam is being constructed between which pair of states? – Andhra Pradesh and Kamataka
25. The Himalayas were uplifted from the : – Tethys Geosyncline
26. Exfoliation is a type of : – Physical Weathering
27. Which food grain crop occupies the largest cropped area in India ? – Rice
28. The power plant at Manikaran based on geothermal energy is located in the state of : – Himachal Pradesh
29. Pong Dam is a venture undertaken jointly by the states : – Haryana, Punjab and Rajasthan
30. The only land-locked country in South-East Asia is : – Laos

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