Civils Indian Geography-2

Indian Geography Objective Questions,Civils Prelims,CSAT,UPSC,SSC

The world’s most commercial fishing grounds are located in :

(A) Cool water of the Northern Hemisphere in comparatively higher latitudes
(B) Cool waters of the Northern Hemisphere in comparatively lower latitudes
(C) Both above mentioned areas
(D) A widespread area near the poles

Territorial waters of India extends up to

(A) 5 Nautical Miles
(B) 12 Nautical Miles
(C) 15 Nautical Miles
(D) 2 Nautical Miles

which of the following river lies in the Rift Valley ?

(A) Luni
(B) Chambal
(C) Son
(D) Tapti

Khadder soils are found in :

(A) Piedmont plains
(B) Flood plains
(C) Over low plateau
(D) Over Steep Slopes

consider the following statement :
1. Total land area of Earth is approximately 1475 lakh square kilometers
2. Ratio of land area to water area of Earth is approximately 1:4
3. Maximum percentage of Earth’s water is in the pacific Ocean
which of the statement is/ are correct ?

(A) 1 and 3
(B) 2 and 3
(C) 1 only
(D) 3 only 1

consider the following statement :
1. Kyoto protocol came into force in the year 2005
2. Kyoto protocol deals primarly with the depietion of the Ozone layer
3. Methance as a greenhouse gas is more harmful than carbon dioxide
which of the statement is/ are correct ?

(A) 1 and 3
(B) 1 and 3
(C) 1 only
(D) 3 only B

which one of the following is the correct sequence of the given Continents in the decreasing order of their percentage of Earth’s land ?

(A) North America – Africa- south America- Europ
(B) Africa- North America –South Amrica – Europ
(C) North Amrica- Africa – Europ – South Amrica
(D) Africa- North America – Europ – South Amrica B

Match List-I with List –II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the
List- I
List-II
(National park/wild-life State Sanctuary )
a. Sondla wildlife sanctuary
1. Orissa
b. Kangerghat National park
2. Assam
c. Orang Sactuary
3. Chatisgarh
d. Ushakothi wildlife sanctuary
4. Goa
5. Tripura
Codes :A B C D

(A) 2 1 5 3
(B) 4 3 2 1
(C) 2 3 5 1
(D) 4 1 2 3

consider the following statements :
1. The axis of the earth’s mangnetic field is inclined at 23 To the geographic axis of the earth
2. The rarth’s magnatic pole in the northern hemisphere is located on a peninsula in northern Canada.
3. Earth’s magnatic equator passes through Thumba in South India
which of the statement is/ are correct ?

(A) 1, 2 and 3
(B) 2 and 3
(C) 2 only
(D) 3 only

Match items in the List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the Lists :
List-I
List II
(power Station)
(State)
a. Kothagudem
1. Andrhra Pradesh
b. Raichur
2. Gujarat
c. Mettur
3. Karnataka
d. Wanakbori
4. Tamil Nadu
codes :A B C D

(A) 4 2 1 3
(B) 1 3 4 2
(C) 4 3 1 2
(D) 1 2 4 3

For which one of the following , is Satara well Known ?

(A) Thermal power plant
(B) Wind energy plant
(C) Hydro- electric plant
(D) Nuclear power plant

which one of the following statements is not correct ?

(A) Rourkela Steel plant , the first integrated steel plan in the public sector of India was set up with the Soviet Union collaboration
(B) Salem Steel plant is a premier producer of stainless steel in India
(C) Maharashtra Elektrosmelt of India Ltd
(D) Visakhapatnam steel plant is a unit of the Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Ltd

consider the following is the correct sequence of the given towns of Pakistan while moving from the North towards the South ?

(A) Islamabad- Gujranwala-peshawar- Multan
(B) Peshawar- Gujranwala-Multan- Islamabad
(C) Peshwar-Islamabad- Gujranwala- Multan
(D) Islamabad- Multan- Peshawar- Gujranwala

where are the Balearic Islands located ?

(A) Mediterranean Sea
(B) Black sea
(C) Balticsea
(D) North Sea

which one of the following statements is not correct ?

(A) The western Ghats are relatively higher in their northern region
(B) The Ani Mudi is the highest peak in the western Ghats
(C) Tapi river lies to the south of Satpura
(D) The Narmada and the tapi river valleys are said to be old rift valleys

Gandhi Sagar Dam is a part of which one of the following ?

(A) Chambal project
(B) Kosi project
(C) Damodar Nangal project
(D) Bhakra Nangal project

which one of the following is the correct sequence of the given hills starting from the north and going towards the south ?

(A) Nilamalai Hills- Nilgiri Hills- Javadi Hills- Anaimalai Hills
(B) Anaimalai Hills – Javadi Hills- Nilgiri Hills- Nallamalai Hills
(C) Nallamalai Hills- Javadi Hills- Nilgiri Hills- Anaimalai Hills
(D) Anaimalai Hills – Nilgiri Hills- Javadi Hills- Nallamalai Hills