Indian and World Geography Questions set 16

General Studies  Indian and World Geography  Questions for SSC / UPSC MCQs Set 16 Questions And Answers for SSC-CGL, UPPSC, UPSC, NDA, CDS and UPSC Civil Services Prelims Online free practice Quiz  – General Studies

1 .Rainfall from the south-west monsoon reaches :
A.  Lahaul and Spiti
B.  Ladakh
C.  Tamil Nadu
D.  Delta region of Mahanadi
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2 .Which one of the following places ranks second among the coldest places in the world?
A.  Dras (Jammu and Kashmir)
B.  Kullu (Himachal Pradesh)
C.  Manali (Himachal Pradesh)
D.  Itanagar (Arunachal Pradesh)
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3 .'Sal' is a very important tree of:
A.  Tropical dry deciduous forest
B.  Tropical rain forest
C.  Thorn forest
D.  Alpine forest
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4 .Forest policy of govt, aims to bring what percentage of total area, under forest ?
A.  33%
B.  25%
C.  22%
D.  27%
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5 .Riparian forest is found :
A.  along the banks of rivers and other wetland
B.  the tarai region, on the foot hills of Himalayas
C.  on the foot hills of Eastern slope of Western Ghats
D.  none of these
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6 .The extreme of temperature between summer and winter is quite low in southern part of Peninsular India mainly because :
A.  the adjoining oceans moderate the temperature
B.  the sky is generally cloudy
C.  The sun's rays are almost vertical throughout the year
D.  strong winds flow throughout the year
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7 .Which one of the following types of vegetation is referred as Monsoon forest ?
A.  Tropical Dry-evergreen forests
B.  Tropical Moist- deciduous forests
C.  Tropical Semi-evergreen forests
D.  Tropical Dry-deciduous forests
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8 .The most important commercial forests of India are :
A.  tropical evergreen
B.  tropical deciduous
C.  coniferous
D.  mangrove
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9 .Most of India's rainfall is :
A.  cyclonic
B.  convectional
C.  elusive
D.  orographic
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10 .The rains along the western coast of India are :
A.  cyclonic
B.  convectional
C.  orographic
D.  monsoonal
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11 .The driest place in India is :
A.  Leh
B.  Barmer
C.  Jaisaimer
D.  Bikaner
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12 .The western disturbances which cause rain in north west India originate in :
A.  Black Sea
B.  Caspian Sea
C.  Ural Sea
D.  Mediterranean Sea
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13 .Which of the following states in India has the largest area under forests?
A.  Himachal Pradesh
B.  Madhya Pradesh
C.  Assam
D.  Kerala
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14 .Which of the following forest types and trees is matched wrongly?
A.  Coniferous - Deodar, Walnut
B.  Evergreen - Ebony, Rosewood
C.  Deciduous - Sal, Sandalwood
D.  Tidal - Mango
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15 .Xerophytic vegetation is characteristic feature of:
A.  Chhotanagpur plateau
B.  Khasi hills
C.  Eastern Ghats
D.  Kuchchh
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