Indian Geography Objective Questions with Answers

Indian Geography-Objective GK Questions
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26. How many National waterways are there in India ?
(A) 3 (B) 5 (C) 7 (D) 10

27. Which state of India has the highest population density ?
(A) UP (B) Kerala (C) West Bengal (D) Bihar

28. Consider the following statements about Uttar Pradesh—
1. Geographical area of UP is about 2,41,000 sq. kms.
2. Sex Ratio in UP as per 2001 census was 933 females per 1000 males.
3. UP has 17 Revenue Divisions.
4. Literacy percentage in UP as per 2001 census was 60·1.
Which among the following statement is not correct.
(A) 1 and 2
(B) 2 and 4
(C) 3 and 2
(D) 4 and 1

29. Who is known as “Father of white Revolution” in India ?
(A) M. S. Swaminathan (B) V. Kurien (C) K. N. Bahl (D) B. P. Pal

30. In the Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh states, the joint “Rajghat River Valley Project” is launched on—
(A) Ken River (B) Son River (C) Chambal River (D) Betwa River

31. Consider the following statements and select the correct answer from the code given below—
1. India’s population is characterised by a high growth rate.
2. With the current growth rate it is likely to over take China in the near future.
3. Out of every six persons of the world one is an Indian.
4. About 40% of the India’s population is below the poverty line level.
Codes :(A) 1, 2 and 3 are correct
(B) 2, 3 and 4 are correct
(C) 1, 3 and 4 are correct
(D) 1, 2 and 4 are correct

32. Which state in country has the largest number of districts ?
(A) Madhya Pradesh (B) Maharashtra (C) Tamil Nadu (D) Uttar Pradesh

33. Which of the following rivers have almost the same point of emerging ?
(A) Brahmaputra and Ganga (B) Tapi and Beas
(C) Brahmaputra and Indus (D) Indus and Ganga

34. In which state of India is the maximum area irrigated by tubewells ?
(A) Madhya Pradesh (B) Bihar (C) Rajasthan (D) Uttar Pradesh

35. Which one of the following pairs is correctly matched?
(A) Haldia : Odisha (B) Jamnagar : Maharashtra
(C) Numaligarh : Gujarat (D) Panangudi : Tamil Nadu

36. Which one of the following Indian rivers does not forms an estuary ?
(A) Godavari (B) Kaveri (C) Tapi (D) Mahanadi

37. Which one of the following areas of India does not come under the zone of high seismic intensity ?
(A) Uttarakhand (B) Karnataka Plateau (C) Kachchh (D) Himachal Pradesh

38. Which of the following Indian island lies between India and Sri Lanka ?
(A) Elephanta (B) Nicobar (C) Rameshwaram (D) Salsette

39. In which state do the Monsoon arrives first ?
(A) Asom (B) West Bengal (C) Maharashtra (D) Kerala

40. A memorandum of understanding for India’s first river linking project has been signed between two states linking two rivers. The states and the rivers concerned are—
States — Rivers
(A) Punjab and Rajasthan — Beas and Banas
(B) Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh — Ken and Betwa
(C) Karnataka and Tamil Nadu — Krishna and Kaveri

41. Consider the following statements about Uttar Pradesh—
1. Literacy percentage as per 2001 census is 56·3.
2. The density of population is 690 per square km.
3. The most populous district is Kanpur Nagar.
4. The largest population of scheduled castes is in district Sitapur.
Select the correct answer from the code given below—
Codes :
(A) 1 and 2 only
(B) 2, 3 and 4 only
(C) 1, 2 and 4 only
(D) All the four

42. Which one of the following sequences is correct in the context of three largest wheat producing states ?
(A) Punjab, Uttar Pradesh and Haryana (B) Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and Punjab
(C) Uttar Pradesh, Punjab and Haryana (D) Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh

43. Crop logging is a method of—
(A) Soil fertility evaluation
(B) Plant analysis for assessing the requirement of Nutrients for crop production—
(C) Assessing crop damage
(D) Testing suitability of fertilizers

44. India’s rank in vegetable production is—
(A) First (B) Second (C) Fourth (D) Fifth

45. U. P. has been divided into—
(A) 11 agro — Climatic zones
(B) 9 Agro — Climatic zones
(C) 7 Agro — Climatic zones
(D) None of the above

46. The disputed coastal strip off the Gujarat coast on which India and Pakistan are holding talks is known as—
(A) Gulf of Cambay (B) Sir Creek (C) Gulf of Khambat (D) Mouth of Indus

47. West Bengal shares boundries with how many countries ?
(A) One (B) Two (C) Three (D) Four

48. Which one of the following countries is not member of SAARC ?
(A) Bhutan (B) Nepal (C) Singapore (D) Maldives

49. Which of the following is considered a cash crop in India ?
(A) Maize (B) Gram (C) Onion (D) Wheat

50. What is the stage in the population cycle in which India is classified on the basis of its demographic characteristics ?
(A) Early expanding stage (B) High stationary stage (C) Late expanding stage (D) Declining stage
Answers :
26. (A) 1. Ganga between Allahabad and Haldia (1620 km), 2. Sadiya Dhubri of river Brahamputra (891 km), 3. Kollam Kottapuram stretch of West Coast canal along with Champakara and Udyog Mandal (2.5 km) in Kerala have so far been declared as National Water Ways (Bharat 2009).
27. (C)
28. (B) In accordance with 2001 census, sex ratio of U.P. is 898/1000 and literacy rate is 56·3 per cent.
29. (B)
30. (D) The joint ‘Rajghat River Valley Project’ is an inter-state project of Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh, launched on Betwa river.
31. (A) 32. (D) 33. (C) 34. (D)
35. (D) Panangudi—Tamil Nadu
Haldia—West Bengal
36. (C) Eastward flowing Indian rivers (Godavari, Mahanadi and Cauvery) form estuary.
37. (B) 38. (C) 39. (D) 40. (B)
41. (C) The most populous district is Allahabad.
42. (C) 43. (B) 44. (B) 45. (B) 46. (B)
47. (C) West Bengal shares boundaries with the following three countries—Nepal, Bangladesh and Bhutan.
48. (C) The members of SAARC are Maldives, Pakistan, Srilanka, India, Bhutan, Bangladesh and Nepal.49. (C) 50. (C)

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