Indian Geography gk questions and answers for UPSC / SSC

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1 .'Black Gold' refers to
A.  Gold
B.  Coal
C.  Diamond
D.  Petroleum
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2 .In which of the following states is Rosa Power Plant located?
A.  Uttar Pradesh
B.  Madhya Pradesh
C.  Odisha
D.  Haryana
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3 .Which of the following states is the Sugar Bowl of India?
A.  Tamil Nadu
B.  Andhra Pradesh
C.  Himachal Pradesh
D.  Uttar Pradesh
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4 .Which one of the following lives the three largest states of India (in terms of geographical area) in the correct descending order?
A.  Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra
B.  Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh
C.  Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan
D.  Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh
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5 .Which one among the following types of forests exhibits highest bio-diversity ?
A.  Dry deciduous forest
B.  Mangrove forest
C.  Tropical rain forest
D.  Moist deciduous forest
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6 .Which one of the following is not conducive to the formation of deltas?
A.  Calm winds
B.  Currents and Tides
C.  Absence of large lakes along the course of the river
D.  Sheltered coastline
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7 .In which of the following States is Sambhar lake located?
A.  Rajasthan
B.  Gujarat
C.  Maharashtra
D.  Madhya Pradesh
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8 .For the cultivation of which crop is black soil moat suitable?
A.  Cotton
B.  Rice
C.  Jute
D.  Wheat
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9 .Khaddar soils are found
A.  over steep slopes
B.  over low plateaux
C.  in piedmont plains
D.  in flood plains
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10 .Himadri is the term by which the _____ are known.
A.  Western Ghats
B.  Middle Himalayas
C.  Siwalik Ranges
D.  Greater Himalayas
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11 .The Peninsular rivers which do not join the Arabian Sea are
A.  Tapi and Cauvery
B.  Narmada and Cauvery
C.  Godavari and Krishna
D.  Narmada and Tapi
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12 .Jamshedpur city is located at the confluence site of rivers
A.  Ganges and Yamuna
B.  Subarnarekha and Korkai
C.  Damodar and Mayurakshi
D.  Kosi and Brahmaputra
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13 .In which one of the following districts, have large reserves of diamond-bearing kimberlite been discovered in the recent past?
A.  Sambalpur
B.  Warangal
C.  Hoshangabad
D.  Raipur
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14 .At which place will you find maximum sunlight in December?
A.  Leh
B.  Kanyakumari
C.  Pune
D.  Kolkata
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15 .Which of the following is not true with regard to the coastal plains of India ?
A.  The west coast has little indentation except towards the south
B.  The west and east coasts, have the same alluvial features
C.  The west coast has a narrow alluvial margin interspersed by hilly terrain
D.  The eastern coast has a wide plain with well-developed deltas of the major rivers
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