Indian Geography

1.

Consider the following statements with respect to India’s geographical span:

  1. The distance between India’s extreme latitudes is more in comparison to distance between India’s extreme longitudes
  2. The total land-border of India is almost double of total coastline of India (including islands).

Which of the above is / are correct statements?

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2

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2.

Which of the following is / are correct statement(s) with respect to plains of India:

  1. World’s most extensive expanse of uninterrupted alluvium is found in India
  2. Bangar belt consists of newer alluvium in comparison to Khadar Belt
  3. The Khadar belt lies in lowland areas after the Bangar belt

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] Only 1 & 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3

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3. What fraction of Rajasthan’s total area is covered by Thar Desert?
[A] Around 30%
[B] Around 40%
[C] Around 60%
[D] Around 70%

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4. Which of the following is the correct word describing loss of snow from a glacier by means of sublimation, melting, evaporation or avalanches?
[A] Ablation
[B] Galling
[C] Creep
[D] Plucking

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5. Which of the following is not a term used for different kinds of Glacial deposits?
[A] Moraines
[B] Drumlins
[C] Kettle
[D] Skerry

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6. The Dampier-Hodges line is related to which of the following?
[A] Bay of Cambay
[B] Palk Strait
[C] Andaman and Nicobar Islands
[D] Sundarbans

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7. The north-east trade winds cause which of the following in India?
[A] Winter rains in northwestern India
[B] Winter Rains in Chennai
[C] Dust storm in the Thar Desert
[D] Inclement conditions in the Indian Himalayas

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8. Which of the following is India’s largest salt producing state?
[A] Rajasthan
[B] Gujarat
[C] Odisha
[D] Tamil Nadu

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9. Almatti Dam is on which of the following rivers?
[A] Krishna
[B] Cauvery
[C] Tungabhadra
[D] Malprabha

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10. Bharachukki Falls are in which state of India?
[A] Karnataka
[B] Andhra Pradesh
[C] Telangana
[D] Tamil Nadu

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