Indian and World Geography Questions set 15

General Studies  Indian and World Geography  Questions for SSC / UPSC MCQs Set 15 Questions And Answers for SSC-CGL, UPPSC, UPSC, NDA, CDS and UPSC Civil Services Prelims Online free practice Quiz  – General Studies

1 .Which one of the following lakes in India has the highest water salinity?
A.  Dal
B.  Chilka
C.  Wular
D.  Sambhar
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2 .Tehri Dam is being constructed in Uttaranchal Pradesh on the river:
A.  Bhagirathi
B.  Ramganga
C.  Alaknanda
D.  Bhilangana
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3 .'Hinterland' refers to :
A.  continental shelf in the sea from which oil can be extracted
B.  natural harbour used for international trade
C.  land region extending from a sea port
D.  abandoned sea port where trade was carried out initially
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4 .The port especially developed for exporting iron ore to Japan is :
A.  Haldia
B.  New Tuticorin
C.  Paradeep
D.  Vishakhapatnam
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5 .Which one of the following is the first company-managed major port in India?
A.  Cochin
B.  Ennore
C.  Tuticorin
D.  Vishakhapatnam
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6 .Which one among the following has the largest shipyard in India ?
A.  Kolkata
B.  Kochi
C.  Mumbai
D.  Vishakhapatnam
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7 .Which one of the following pairs of sea ports and states is not correctly matched?
A.  Kandla : Gujarat
B.  Paradip : Orissa
C.  Quilon : Kerala
D.  Kakinada : Maharashtra
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8 .Which of the following is the deepest landlocked protected port?
A.  Kandla
B.  Vishakhapatnam
C.  Haldia
D.  Tuticorin
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9 .Which of the following soils is most suitable for cultivation of cereals ?
A.  Alluvial soils
B.  Red soils
C.  Laterite soils
D.  None of these
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10 .Which of the following types of soils have a marked capacity to retain water?
A.  Desert soil
B.  Laterite soil
C.  Red soil
D.  Regur soil
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11 .The soil formed by the deposition of silt brought by rivers is :
A.  alluvial soil
B.  red soil
C.  black soil
D.  pod sols
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12 .Which of the following soils is very hard to Cultivate ?
A.  Alluvial
B.  Black
C.  Red
D.  Sandy
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13 .The soil which is a mixture of sand, clay and silt is known as:
A.  loamy soil
B.  sandy soil
C.  clayey soil
D.  desert soil
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14 .Which of the following soils is best suited for cotton ?
A.  Regur
B.  Alluvial
C.  Red
D.  Clayey
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15 .Match the following:A. Alluvial Soil 1. CottonB. Black Soil 2. RiceC. Brown Soil 3. TeaD. Red Soil 4. WheatCodes:A B C D
A.  2 3 1 4
B.  2 1 3 4
C.  3 1 2 4
D.  4 1 3 2
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