Indian Geography Quiz Questions with Answers

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Welcome to our Indian Geography Quiz Questions with Answers blog! Here, we dive deep into the diverse and enchanting landscapes of India through an exciting quiz format. Whether you're a geography enthusiast, a student preparing for exams, or just someone curious about India's geographical wonders, this Indian Geography Quiz Questions with Answers blog is your ultimate destination.

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Our Indian Geography Quiz Questions with Answers are crafted to challenge your knowledge about India's geography, covering topics ranging from majestic mountains to flowing rivers, bustling cities to remote villages, and everything in between. Explore the rich cultural heritage, biodiversity, and geological marvels of this incredible country as you answer our thought-provoking questions.

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Indian Geography Quiz Questions with Answers

Q :  

Which one of the following Indian states is almost as big as Poland in Europe?

(A) Bihar

(B) Orissa

(C) Maharashtra

(D) Madhya Pradesh


Correct Answer : D
Explanation :

Madhya pradesh is broadly as large as the European nation Poland. Madhya Pradesh means middle province, and it is located in the geographic heart of India.


Q :  

Write the name of the planets which do not have satellites revolving around them.

(A) Mars and Venus

(B) Mercury and Venus

(C) Mars and Mercury

(D) Neptune and Pluto


Correct Answer : B
Explanation :

Mercury and Venus are the only planets in our solar system which do not have any natural satellite. Earth has one natural satellite while Mars has two natural satellites.


Q :  

In which country is Rotterdam, the most important port of Europe located?

(A) Netherlands

(B) Belgium

(C) Germany

(D) France


Correct Answer : A
Explanation :

The Port of Rotterdam is the largest seaport in Europe, and the world's largest seaport outside of East Asia, located in and near the city of Rotterdam, in the province of South Holland in the Netherlands.


Q :  

Write the name of the mountain range, which mountain range starts near Gujarat and goes east through Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh to Chhattisgarh?

(A) Vindhya range

(B) Aravalli range

(C) Toba Kakar series

(D) Satpura range


Correct Answer : D
Explanation :

The Satpura Range is a range of hills in central India. The range rises in eastern Gujarat running east through the border of Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh and ends in Chhattisgarh.


Q :  

Consider the following statements (A) and (B) and choose the correct option.

(A) By measuring the angle of the pole star from your place you can know the latitude of your place.

(B) To fix the position of a place on Earth one needs to know the latitude and longitude of that place.

(A) Both (A) and (B) are true and (B) is the correct explanation of (A)

(B) Both (A) and (B) are true and (B) is not the correct explanation of (A)

(C) (A) true, but (B) is false

(D) (A) is false, but (B) is true


Correct Answer : B
Explanation :

The Sun and most of the stars change their position in the sky over time. But some stars always appear to be in the same place. An example is Polaris, also called the North Star, which always appears to be sitting directly overhead the North pole. It turns out that your latitude is the angle at which Polaris appears to sit above the horizon. The North Star has the advantage that it stays fixed in the sky - all night long. This North-star has two advantages, known since ancient times. First of all, it tells the direction of the accurate North. Secondly, it may in an easy way to tell your geographical latitude. Your Geographical Latitude = Height of North Star above the horizon. So, if you live in, say, Paris at 48 degrees North, Polaris will be 48 degrees above the northern horizon.


Q :  

The formation of 'Mushroom Rock' in the desert area is due to the following?

(A) friction

(B) erosion

(C) Deflation

(D) attraction


Correct Answer : A
Explanation :

Abrasion occurs when the desert wind blows sand particles. When the wind hits an outcrop of rock the sand it is carrying is blasted against it and mushroom rock is formed, In desert areas, where the wind is the dominant force, mushroom rocks are commonly found.


Q :  

Consider these sentences in the context of planet Earth.

A. The axis of the earth makes an angle of 66 ½° with its orbital plane.

B. Revolution is the movement of the earth on its axis.

Choose the correct option.

(A) A is true and B is false

(B) A is false and B is true

(C) Both A and B are true

(D) Both A and B are false


Correct Answer : A
Explanation :

The axis of the earth which is an imaginary line makes an angle of 66½° with its orbital plane. 

The plane formed by the orbit is known as the orbital plane. 

The earth receives light from the sun. 

Due to the earth's spherical shape, only half of it gets light from the sun at a time.


Q :  

The commercial cultivation of vegetables which are spread on the ground is called?

(A) Vegetable culture

(B) Apiculture

(C) Olericulture

(D) None of these


Correct Answer : C
Explanation :
There are several major areas of focus within the science of horticulture. They include Olericulture: the production of vegetables. Pomology, also called fruticulture: is the display of fruits and nuts.



Q :  

Which type of agriculture is most prevalent in the world?

(A) Intensive agriculture

(B) Sedentary agriculture

(C) Plantation agriculture

(D) Extensive agriculture


Correct Answer : A
Explanation :
The most abundant type of agriculture practised around the world is intensive subsistence agriculture, which is highly dependent on animal power and is commonly practiced in the humid, tropical regions of the world.



Q :  

Which of the following statements are correct in relation to the vast plains of India?

1. India has the world's largest alluvium deposit

2. Bangar has new alluvium as compared to Khadar region

3. Khadar region is located in low altitude areas

(A) 1 and 2 only

(B) 2 and 3 only

(C) 1 and 3 only

(D) 1, 2 and 3


Correct Answer : C
Explanation :
Alluvial soils: Alluvial soils are widespread soils in India mostly in Northern Plains and River valleys. These soils cover 40% of the total area of the country. Hence statement a is correct These soils are depositional soils transported and deposited by rivers and streams. Alluvial soils are categorised as Khadar and Bangar based on deposition. Hence statement c is correct. Khadar - New alluvium, deposited by floods annually. Bangar- old alluvium, deposited away from flood plains. Both Khadar and Bangar contain Calcerous concentration (kankars). Khadar soil is more fertile than Bangar. Hence option d is correct. Alluvial soils are fertile soils. Their nature various from sandy, loam to clay. Hence statement b is correct. Alluvial soils contain an adequate amount of Potash, phosphoric acid and lime. Hence statement e is correct. These soils are intensively cultivated. They are suitable for the cultivation of Sugarcane, paddy, wheat and pulses. Hence statement f is correct. Alluvial soil colour varies from light grey to ash grey.



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