Quiz 623: Indian Geography for SSC Examinations

1. Consider the following statements regarding the western coastal plains of India:

  1. The Western coastal plains are known as Konkan from Daman to Goa.
  2. The Plains are narrower in the North and wider in the South.

Which of the above Statement(s) is/are correct?

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

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2. Which of the following lake(s) is/are located in Andhra Pradesh ?

  1. Chilka
  2. Kolleru
  3. Pulicat
[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Only 3
[D] Both 2 and 3

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3. The Andaman and Nicobar Islands are submerged parts of mountain range called:
[A] Arakan Yoma
[B] Pegu Yoma
[C] Askai Chin
[D] Tien Shan

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4. Which of the following rivers are not correctly matched with their tributaries?

  1. Yamuna – Sind, Betwa, Ken
  2. Brahmaputra – Dibang, Lohit , Tista
  3. Narmada – Purna, Girna, Amravati
  4. Krishna – Pranhita, Musi, Sileru
[A] 3 and 4
[B] 1,2 and 3
[C] 2,3 and 4
[D] None of the above

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5. Saline and Alkaline soils are characterized by which of the following features ?

  1. They are found in drought-prone areas.
  2. They can be reclaimed by adding gypsum.
  3. Texturally, they are sandy-loams.
[A] Only 3
[B] 1 and 3
[C] 2 and 3
[D] 1, 2 and 3

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6. The famous hill-station ‘Kodaikanal’ lies in :
[A] Nilgiri hills
[B] Palani hills
[C] Cardamom hills
[D] Javadi hills

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7. Which of the above is/are correctly matched?

  1. Yellow Revolution- Eggs
  2. Golden Revolution-Oilseeds
  3. Round Revolution-Potato
  4. Grey Revolution-Fertilizers
[A] 1 and 2
[B] 3 and 4
[C] 2, 3 and 4
[D] 1, 2 and 4

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8. Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct regarding tribal groups in India:

  1. Bhils are the people of Dravidian stock now living in M.P. and Rajasthan.
  2. The Gonds constitute the largest tribal group of India.
  3. Onges, Shompens and Sentinelese are the inhabitants of Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
[A] 1 and 2
[B] 1 and 3
[C] 2 and 3
[D] 1, 2 and 3

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9. Which of the following product is/are a part of Indian Agricultural exports ?

  1. Tea
  2. Guargum Meal
  3. Shellac
  4. Spices
[A] 1 and 2
[B] 2 and 3
[C] 2 , 3 and 4
[D] All of them

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10. Which of the following mountain ranges form a dividing line between the Ganges Plain and the Deccan Plateau?
[A] Aravalli
[B] Vindhya
[C] Satpura
[D] Ajanta

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Comments

  • harish
    Reply

    i think kodaikanal falls in palni hills.

  • g m jeelani
    Reply

    very informative sir

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  • ravi
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    sir
    the coastal plain is narrower in south than north due to lack of delta formation by the river in southern western ghats.
    kindly correct me if i m wrong

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