Geography General Knowledge Questions


Which type of forests occupies the highest percentage of area in India?
[A]Tropical deciduous
[B]Savanna and desert vegetation
[C]Equatorial evergreen
[D]Tropical Rainforests

Tropical deciduous
Tropical Deciduous Forests: They are also called the “Monsoon forests”. They grow in the areas with annual rainfall of 70-200 cm. Sandal wood, Shisam, Mahua, Sal, Teak and Bamboo are important species of trees. Moist deciduous and the dry deciduous forests are two major categories of these forests.


The Pir Panjal range is located in which of the following states?
[A]Arunachal Pradesh
[B]Jammu and Kashmir

Jammu and Kashmir
The Pir Panjal ranges lie in the Inner Himalayan region, running from east southeast to west northwest across the states of Himachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir in India as well as Pakistan Administered Kashmir in Pakistan, where the average elevation varies from 1,400 m to 4,100 m .


The Sankosh river forms boundary between which of the following two states?
[A]Bihar and West Bengal
[B]Assam and Arunachal Pradesh
[C]Assam and West Bengal
[D]Bihar and Jharkhand

Assam and Arunachal Pradesh
Sankosh river forms boundary between Assam and Arunachal Pradesh


Which of the following is a correct sequence?
[A]Vishnuprayag, Nandprayag, Karnaprayag, Rudraprayag, Devprayag
[B]Devprayag,, Nandprayag, Karnaprayag, Rudraprayag, Vishnuprayag
[C]Rudraprayag,Vishnuprayag, Nandprayag, Karnaprayag, Devprayag
[D]Devprayag, Nandprayag, Rudraprayag, Vishnuprayag, Karnaprayag

Vishnuprayag, Nandprayag, Karnaprayag, Rudraprayag, Devprayag
Alaknanda river meets the Dhauliganga river at Vishnuprayag, the Nandakini river at Nandprayag ,the Pindar river at Karnaprayag , the Mandakini river at Rudraprayag and finally the Bhagirathi river at Devprayag to form the mainstream, the Ganges.


Which of the following countries are examples of highly scientific development and management of pastoral farming?
[A]France & Spain
[B]Denmark & Holland
[C]Greenland & Norway
[D]Belgium & Germany

Denmark & Holland


Pebble transport by rivers, sand drift over desert surfaces, soil blowing over fields are examples of which of the following phenomena?



Mushroom rocks or Rock pedestals or Zeugen are one of the most striking manifestations of __?
[A]Water Erosion
[B]Wind Erosion
[C]Gravity Erosion
[D]River Deposition

Wind Erosion


Which is the most abundant metal in the Earth’s crust?

Most abundant element is Oxygen followed by Silicon. Both of these are non-metals. Silicon is followed by Aluminium which is most abundant metal.


Which of the following is a key geographical feature of Western Australia?
[B]Coral Reefs
[C]Black Swamps

Coral Reefs


In which of the following ecosystems, the annual average rate of net plant production is highest?
[A]Temperate Grasslands
[B]Temperate Forests
[D]Swamps and Marshes

Swamps and Marshes
Thus tropical ecosystems, Swamps and Marshes, and Estuaries generally have highest net production.