Indian Geography MCQ-2

Indian Geography Objective Questions for NDA,UPSC,UPPSC,BiharPSC ,SSC ,CDS ,CSAT ,IES,RRB,APPSC,IndianAirforce,WBPSC,HaryanaPSC Exams

Which one of the following country/capital/currency combination is correct?

(A) Botswana/Usumbura/Franc
(B) Bangladesh/Dhaka/Taka
(C) Jordan/Jerusalem/Dinar
(D) Guinea/Conakry/Drachma


Which one of the following is not a sedimentary rock?

(A) Peat
(B) Chalk
(C) Granite
(D) Lignite


Which one of the following towns is situated at the highest altitude?

(A) Lhasa
(B) Kathmandu
(C) Gartola
(D) Thimpu


Which pair is incorrect?

(A) Gift of the Nile: Egypt
(B) Holy Land: Palestine
(C) Hermit Kingdom: Japan
(D) Land of Lilies: Canada SBI/PO


Which river in the world carries the maximum volume of water?

(A) Amazon
(B) Nile
(C) Mississippi-Missouri
(D) None of these


Sun rises in the east and sets in the west due to the

(A) Shape of the Earth
(B) Revolution of the Earth around the Sun
(C) Rotation of the Earth on its axis
(D) Movement of the Sun


What are cyclones?

(A) Sudden, heavy floods
(B) No rain for a long duration
(C) Heavy showers
(D) Violent wind and rain


Which of the following explains why there is n total eclipse of the sun?

(A) Size of the sun in relation to the Moon
(B) Direction of rotation of the Earth round the Sun
(C) Orbit of the Moon around the Sun
(D) Size of the Earth in relation to the Sun


Match the following
Atoll 1. Dew Point
Crater 2. River
Condensation 3. Volcano
Denudation 4. Coral Reef

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


Match the following
Earthquake 1. Isohyte
Rainfall 2. Bora
Agulhas 3. Ocean Current
Wind 4. Seismic Lines

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


Indian Standard Time is associated with

(A) 82½° east longitude
(B) 180° west longitude
(C) 95° east longitude
(D) 90° west longitude


For a time difference of one hour the longitudinal distance is equal to

(A) 15°
(B) 30°
(C) 45°
(D) 60°


When it is 8 am on Wednesday at Greenwich

(A) It is 10.30 pm on Wednesday at London
(B) It is 6.25 am on Tuesday at New York
(C) It is 3 pm on Wednesday at Hong Kong
(D) It is 5 pm on Wednesday at Tokyo


IST is

(A) A uniform time adopted by all places in India
(B) The difference of time between two states
(C) The difference of time between two places
(D) None of these


The International Date Line passes through

(A) Exactly through 180° longitude
(B) Equator
(C) Approximately 180° east or west meridian
(D) Exactly 0° meridian


The IST is ahead of GMT by

(A) 2 h
(B) 5¼ h
(C) 5½ h
(D) 6½ h


It is 12 noon at Greenwich. What will be the time at a place situated at 50° east Longitude?

(A) 8:40 AM
(B) 3:20 AM
(C) 5:00 AM
(D) 12 midnight


A day is added when a man crosses the International Date Line from

(A) North to south
(B) East to west
(C) North to east
(D) South to west


In a tropical cyclone, pressure

(A) Increases towards the center
(B) Decreases towards the centre and wind moves in an anticlockwise direction in the northern hemisphere
(C) Does not very appreciably
(D) First decreases towards the centre and then increases


Regions lying on the western margins of the continents between 30° and 40° north have

(A) Dry summers and wet winters
(B) Rainfall all the year
(C) Dry climate all the year
(D) Wet summers and warm winters