Indian Geography Questions Practice Question and Answer

Q:

On which of the following dates is International Tiger Day observed?

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    12th May
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    10th January
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    5th November
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    29th July
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Answer : 4. "29th July"
Explanation :

1. International Tiger Day is celebrated every year on 29 July.

2. This day is also called Global Tiger Day.

3. This day is celebrated every year to raise awareness about tiger conservation.

Q:

Which is the widest river in India?

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    Brahmaputra
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    Gomti
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    Ganges
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    Chambal
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Answer : 1. "Brahmaputra"
Explanation :

1. Brahmaputra is the widest river in India.

2. The Brahmaputra River originates as Siang or Dihang from the Chemayungdung glacier of the Kailash range near Lake Manasarovar.

3. It enters India from the west of Sadiya town in Arunachal Pradesh.

Tributaries: Dibang, Lohit, Siang, Budhi Dihing, Tista and Dhansiri.

4. The average width of the Brahmaputra valley is about 80 kilometres.

5. The main river of the valley, the Brahmaputra is one of the largest rivers in the world and ranks fifth in terms of its average runoff.

6. Namcha Barwa is a mountain peak in the Tibetan Himalayas with an altitude of 7757 meters. Tsangpo - The Brahmaputra river takes a U-turn on reaching Namcha Barwa and enters India in Arunachal Pradesh through a narrow valley.

7. The Himalayas extend in the east-west direction from the Indus Valley in the west to the Brahmaputra Valley in the east.

Q:

Ganga is a result of confluence of rivers Bhagirathi and Alakananda at which place?

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    Deva Prayag
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    Karan Prayag
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    Gangotri
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    Rudra Prayag
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Answer : 1. "Deva Prayag"
Explanation :

Devprayag: is a city located in Tehri Garhwal district of Uttarakhand state of India. It is one of the Panch Prayag and here the Alaknanda River meets the Bhagirathi River.

Q:

_______ is the confluence of Bhagirathi and Alaknanda.

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    Vishnuprayag
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    Rudraprayag
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    Karnaprayag
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    Devprayag
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Answer : 4. "Devprayag"
Explanation :

Devprayag: is a city located in Tehri Garhwal district of Uttarakhand state of India. It is one of the Panch Prayag and here the Alaknanda River meets the Bhagirathi River.

Q:

The Town located on the confluence of river Bhagirathi and Alaknanda is-

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    Rudraprayag
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    Devprayag
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    Vishnuprayag
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    Karnaprayag
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Answer : 2. "Devprayag"
Explanation :

Devprayag: is a city located in Tehri Garhwal district of Uttarakhand state of India. It is one of the Panch Prayag and here the Alaknanda River meets the Bhagirathi River.

Q:

Where do river Bhagirathi and Alaknanda meet-

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    Karnprayag
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    Devprayag
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    Rudraprayag
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    Gangotri
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Answer : 2. "Devprayag"
Explanation :

Devprayag: is a city located in Tehri Garhwal district of Uttarakhand state of India. It is one of the Panch Prayag and here the Alaknanda River meets the Bhagirathi River.

Q:

Where is the confluence of river Alaknanda and Bhagirathi-

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    Devprayag
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    Rudraprayag
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    Vishnuprayag
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    Karnprayag
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Answer : 1. "Devprayag "
Explanation :

Devprayag: is a city located in Tehri Garhwal district of Uttarakhand state of India. It is one of the Panch Prayag and here the Alaknanda River meets the Bhagirathi River.

Q:

The oldest mountains in India according to geographical history are

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    Vindhyas
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    Aravallis
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    Satpuras
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    Nilgiris
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Answer : 2. "Aravallis "
Explanation :

Aravali is the oldest mountain range in the geographical structure of India which is about 870 million years old.

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