Indian Geography GK Questions with Answers for SSC and Competitive Exams

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Here is the selective and important Indian Geography GK Question with answers on General Knowledge for all types of competitive exams. These Indian Geography GK questions have been asked in competitive exams and there are chances to ask again for competitive exams.         

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Selective Questions of Indian Geography 

Q.1 The Paithan (Jayakwadi) Hydro-electric project, completed with the help of Japan, is on the river.  

(A) Ganga 

(B) Cauvery

(C Godavari

(D) Narmada


Ans .  C
 

Q.2 The percentage of irrigated land in India is about.

(A) 45

(B) 65

(C) 35

(D) 25


Ans .  C

Q.3 The southernmost point of peninsular India, that is, Kanyakumari, is

(A) north of Tropic of Cancer

(B) south of the Equator

(C) south of the Capricorn

(D) north of the Equator


Ans .  D

Q.4 The pass located at the southern end of the Nilgiri Hills in south India is called

(A) the Palghat gap

(B) the Bhorghat pass

(C) the Thalgat pass

(D) the Bolan pass


Ans .  A
 

5. Which of the following factors are responsible for the rapid growth of sugar production in south India as compared to north India?

I.Higher per acre field of sugarcane

II.Higher sucrose content of sugarcane

III.Lower labour cost

IV.Longer crushing period

(A) I and II

(B) I, II and III

(C) I, III and IV

(D) I, II and IV


Ans .  D

6.The principal copper deposits of India lie in which of the following places?

(A) Hazaribag and Singbhum of Bihar

(B) Khetri and Daribo areas of Rajasthan

(C) Anantapur in Andhra Pradesh

(D) Siwaliks in Uttar Pradesh and in Karnataka


Ans .  A

7.Which of the following are true regarding Jhum cultivation in India?

I.It is largely practiced in Assam

II.It is referred to as 'slash and burn' technique

III.In it, the fertility is exhausted in a few years

(A) I, II and III

(B) II and III

(C) I and II

(D) I and III


Ans .  A

8.The Yarlung Zangbo River, in India, is known as

(A) Ganga

(B) Indus

(C) Brahmaputra

(D) Mahanadi


Ans .  C

9.The Salal Project is on the river

(A) Chenab

(B) Jhelum

(C) Ravi

(D) Sutlej


Ans .  A

Q.10 The only zone in the country that produces gold is also rich in iron is

(A) North-eastern zone

(B) North-western zone

(C) Southern zone

(D) None of the above


Ans .  C

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