Geography MCQs Questions and Answers

by Mr. DJ
  1. Which of the following geographical features have played a great unifying role in strengthening the forces of homogeneity of the Indian people?
    I. The expanses of water surrounding the peninsula
    II. The Himalayan Mountains
    III. The vastness of the country
    IV. The presence of the Indian ocean
    C.I and II
    D.I, II, III and IV

  1. Which of the following drainage systems fall into Bay of Bengal?
    A.Ganga, Brahmaputra and Godavari
    B.Mahanadi, Krishna and Cauvery
    C.Luni, Narnada and Tapti
    D.Both (a) and (b)

  1. The oldest oil refinery in India is at
    A.Digboi, Assam
    B.Haldia, near Kolkata
    C.Koyali, near Baroda
    D.Noonmati, Assam

  1. The oldest mountains in India are
    D.Nilgiri hills

  1. The Shimla Convention is an agreement that sets
    A.Shimla as a tourist spot
    B.Shimla as the capital of Himachal Pradesh
    C.boundary between India and Tibet
    D.None of the above

  1. Which of the following events took place in the Cenozoic era?
    A.Formation of the rockies, India collides with Asia and the formation of the Himalayas and the Alps
    B.Formation of the Appalachians and central European mountains
    C.Splitting of India from Antarctic
    D.Breaking up of Pangaea

  1. The oldest oil field in India is the ____ field, in ____
    A.Anleshwar, Gujarat
    B.Bombay High, Maharashtra
    C.Nawagam, Gujarat
    D.Digboi, Assam

  1. Unlike other parts of the Indian Coast, fishing industry has not developed along the Saurashtra coast because
    A.there are few indentions suitable for fishing
    B.of overwhelming dependence on agriculture and animal husbandary
    C.the sea water is relatively more saline
    D.of industrial development leading to widespread pollution of coastal area

  1. The mountain building in Himalayas began
    A.about 45 million years ago
    B.when the continental plates of India and Eurasia converged on each other
    C.both (a) and (b)
    D.None of the above

  1. Which of the following groups of rivers originate from the Himachal mountains?
    A.Beas, Ravi and Chenab
    B.Ravi, Chenab and Jhelum
    C.Sutlej, Beas and Ravi
    D.Sutlej, Ravi and Jhelum

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