Set-1 Indian Geography Previous Year Questions - Answers (ENGLISH)

1.Which of the following wind is blowing from the Mediterranean sea to the North Western parts of India?
1. Western disturbances
2. Norwesters
3. Loo
4. Mango showers

2.Which layer of the earth’s atmosphere contains the ozone layer?
1. Troposphere
2. Mesosphere
3. Ionosphere
4. Stratosphere

3. Where is the Great Barrier Reef located?
1. Pacific Ocean
2. Indian Ocean
3. Atlantic Ocean
4. Arctic Ocean

4.Among the following States, _________has the lowest birth rate in India.
1. Kerala
2. Uttar Pradesh
3. Bihar
4. West Bengal

5._________ is a byproduct of sewage treatment and can be decomposed to produce biogas
1. Sewage
2. Sludge
3. Sewer
4. Scum

6.Which one of the following cities of Iraq is located on Tigris river?
1. Baghdad
2. Basra
3. Kirkuk
4. None of these

7.The erosional land forms formed by wave erosion is –
1. Spit
2. Beach
3. Cave
4. Barrier island

8.Growing agricultural crops between rows of planted trees is known as –
1. Social forestry
2. Jhum Cultivation
3. Taungya system
4. Community Forestry

9. A drainage pattern where a river is joined by its tributaries approximately at right angles is ___________.
1. Dendritic
2. Trellis
3. Rectangular
4. Radial

10.The core of the earth is also known as ______.
1. Lithosphere
2. Mesosphere
3. Barysphere
4. Centrosphere

11. The largest producer of Lac in India is
1. Chhattisgarh
2. Jharkhand
3. West Bengal
4. Gujarat

12.A tropical deciduous plant special to the Deccan plateau is
1. Teak
2. Shisam
3. Sandalwood
4. Sal

13.Which river does not form a delta?
1. Ganga
2. Brahmaputra
3. Godavari
4. Tapi

14.Bandhavgarh National Park is located in which State?
1. Maharashtra
2. Madhya Pradesh
3. Gujarat
4. Jharkhand

15.Which is called the “Lake District of India”?
1. Nainital
2. Shimla
3. Gangtok
4. Matheran

16.Which sanctuary in India is famous for Rhinoceros and in which state is it located?
1. Gir, Gujarat
2. Kaziranga, Assam
3. Ranthambore, Rajasthan
4. Corbett, Uttarakhand

17.Three crops that contribute maximum to global food grain production are _________.
1. Wheat, rice, barley
2. Rice, maize, sorghum
3. Wheat, maize, sorghum
4. Wheat, rice, maize

18.Which of the following is least likely to be an effect of global warming?
1. Increased frequency of hurricanes
2. Loss of fertile delta region as for agriculture
3. Decreased rate of photosynthesis in vegetation
4. Shrinking of the polar ice regions

19.As compared to earth the gravitational pull of moon is:
1. 6 times
2. 1/6 times
3. 2 times
4. ½ times

20.The point of origin of earth quake is known as:
1. Seismic centre
2. Epicentre
3. Core centre
4. Seismic Focus

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