Indian and World Geography Questions set 12

General Studies  Indian and World Geography  Questions for SSC / UPSC MCQs Set 12 Questions And Answers for SSC-CGL, UPPSC, UPSC, NDA, CDS and UPSC Civil Services Prelims Online free practice Quiz  – General Studies

1 .India lies in the hemisphere:
A.  Northern and eastern
B.  Southern and eastern
C.  Northern and western
D.  Northern and southern
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2 .Which one of the following towns is situated easternmost?
A.  Kohima
B.  Jorhat
C.  Itanagar
D.  Dibrugarh
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3 .Among the following cities, which one is nearest to the Tropic of Cancer?
A.  Delhi
B.  Kolkata
C.  Jodhpur
D.  Nagpur
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4 .West Bengal shares boundaries with how many foreign countries?
A.  One
B.  Two
C.  Three
D.  Four
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5 .82½° E longitude is geographically significant to India because:
A.  it determines the Indian standard time
B.  it has a bearing on the tropical climate of India
C.  it divides India into eastern and western zones
D.  it enables determining local time in eastern India
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6 .The southernmost point of India is located in :
A.  Kerala
B.  Tamil Nadu
C.  Little Andaman
D.  Great Nicobar
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7 .The group of languages spoken by the largest number of people in India is :
A.  Austro-Asiatic
B.  Indo-Aryan
C.  Dravidian
D.  none of these
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8 .Match the following:
Tribes Area
A. Angamis 1. Meghalaya
B. Todas 2. Tamil Nadu
C. Moplahs 3. Kerala
D. Birhors 4. Nagaland
E. Khasis 5. Madhya Pradesh
Codes:A B C D E
A.  4 2 3 5 1
B.  5 4 3 2 1
C.  4 3 5 1 2
D.  2 5 4 3 1
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9 .Most Indians belong to the group :
A.  Caucasoid
B.  Mongoloid
C.  Australoid
D.  Negroid
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10 .The oldest inhabitants of India are considered to be :
A.  Mongoloids
B.  Negritoes
C.  Indo-Aryans
D.  Mediterraneans
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11 .Amongst the following Indian States which one has the minimum total forest cover?
A.  Sikkim
B.  Goa
C.  Haryana
D.  Kerala
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12 .Among the Union Territories which has the highest literacy rate ?
A.  Lakshadweep
B.  Pondicherry
C.  Delhi
D.  Daman and Diu
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13 .The Tropic of Cancer passes through :
A.  Bihar
B.  Gujarat
C.  Uttar Pradesh
D.  Orissa
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14 .What separates Daman and Diu?
A.  Narmada River
B.  Gulf of Khambat
C.  Gir Hills
D.  Tapti River
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15 .Port Blair is situated in :
A.  North Andaman
B.  South Andaman
C.  Middle Andaman
D.  Little Andaman
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