Indian Geography Questions (MCQs) for UPSC, State PCS and SSC Examinations

Indian Geography Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) Quiz for State and UPSC Civil Services Examinations. Objective Questions on Indian Geography for competitive examinations.

21. The 1,020 MW Tala hydroelectric project is the biggest joint project between India and Bhutan so far. On which of the following rivers, this project is constructed?

[A] Wong Chhu
[B] Mo Chhuu
[C] Amo Chhu
[D] Di Chhu

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22. What factors facilitated the locational shift of the sugar industry from North India to South India ?
1. Per acre higher yield of sugar cane
2. Higher sucrose content of sugar cane
3. Longer crushing season
4. Improved Irrigation facilities
Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] Only 1, 2 & 3
[D] 1, 2, 3 & 4

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23. With reference to the various rural settlement patterns found in India, consider the following observations:

  1. Linear settlement pattern is very common in Terai region
  2. Nebular pattern is generally seen in Ganga -Yamuna doab
  3. Cross shaped settlements are generally found at the intersection of roads

Which among the above is / are correct statements?

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

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24. What information is provided by the Soil Health Card to the farmers?

  1. type of soil
  2. nutrient content in the soil
  3. fertilizer required
  4. expected output per hectare in certain crops

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 1, 2 & 3
[C] Only 2, 3 & 4
[D] 1, 2, 3 & 4

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25. With reference to various types of soils, consider the following statements about Histosols:

  1. They have abundance of organic matter and rich in plant nutrition
  2. They are of acidic nature

Which among 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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26. In India, Tank irrigation is more common in which of the following regions? 

[A] Rocky plateu regions with uneven and highly seasonal rainfalls
[B] Regions with presence of perennial rivers and plenty of rainfall
[C] Arid and Semi Arid regions with scanty rainfallÂ
[D] Coastal regions with regular rainfallÂ

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27. Which of the following matches of Indian Major Ports and their features is / are correct?

  1. Kolkata Port – Twin Dock System
  2. Paradip Port – Largest port in the Bay of Bengal
  3. Ennore Port – Public Limited Company

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

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

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28. Which among the following natural phenomena you will find common in Himalayan region?

  1. Glacial Lake Outburst Floods (GLOFs)
  2. Geysers and Hotsprings
  3. Moraines
  4. Hanging Valleys

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 1, 2 & 4
[C] Only 2 & 3
[D] 1, 2, 3 & 4

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29. With reference to the Black soils of India, consider the following statements:
1. In comparison to Alluvial soil, Black soil is relatively difficult to plough
2. Black soil is ideal for dry farming
3. Black soil is poor in phosphorus content
Which among the above statements is / are correct?

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

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30. Jhum Cultivation as practiced in India is:
1. a type of subsistence agriculture
2. known for use of slash and burn method of obtaining farm land
3. responsible for loss of soil fertility
Choose the correct option from the codes given below:

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

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