Geography MCQs Questions and Answers

by Mr. DJ
  1. Which of the following types of soil are mostly confined to river basins and coastal plains of India?
    A.Alluvial soils
    B.Black soils
    C.Laterite soils
    D.Red soils

  1. The two states of India, most richly endowed with iron ore, are
    A.Bihar and Orissa
    B.Madhya Pradesh and Orissa
    C.Bihar and West Bengal
    D.Madhya Pradesh and West Bengal

  1. The most fertile region of India is
    A.the Himalayas
    B.the central Highlands
    C.the Indo-Gangetic plain
    D.peninsular plateau

  1. Which of the following groups accounts for over 90 per cent of India’s annual coal production?
    A.Bihar, Orissa and West Bengal
    B.Bihar, Orissa and Madhya Pradesh
    C.Orissa, Madhya Pradesh and Tamil Nadu
    D.West Bengal, Madhya Pradesh and Tamil Nadu

  1. The significant shifts in Indian agriculture during green revolution include
    A.non-food grains reported some spectacular progress and shift in the cropping pattern
    B.major food grains, in the eastern regions productions decreased and in the northern states increased
    C.both (a) and (b)
    D.None of the above

  1. Which of the following crops is regarded as a plantation crop?

  1. Which of the following countries leads in the production of aluminium and its products in the world?

  1. The natural region which holds the Indian subcontinent is
    A.equatorial climate change region deset

  1. The most ideal region for the cultivation of cotton in India is
    A.the Brahmaputra valley
    B.the Indo-Gangetic valley
    C.the Deccan plateau
    D.the Rann of Kutch

  1. Which of the following are true with respect to the Indian Peninsular Plateau?
    I.The southern plateau block is formed mainly of granite and gneiss
    II. The Deccan lava plateau is an elevated tableland consisting of horizontally arranged lava sheets
    III. The Malwa plateau dominates the Vindhyam scraps, forming the northern flank of the plateau
    IV. The trough of the Narmada and Tapti are interposed between the Vindhyan and the Satpura ranges
    A.I, II and III
    B.I and II
    C.I, II, III and IV
    D.I, III and IV

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