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. Which among the following states leads in Handloom and Handicrafts clusters in India?

[A] Uttar Pradesh
[B] Maharastra
[C] Odisha
[D] West Bengal

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22. Consider the following:

  1. Minimum one protected mammal species of indigenous variety
  2. Suitability for Research
  3. Traditional tribal living

Which among the above is/ are the primary criteria to select a site for Biosphere Reserve in India?

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

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23. At which among the following places, Brahamputra takes a U-turn at the time of entering into India?

[A] Kula Kangri
[B] Lunpo Gangri
[C] Namcha Barwa
[D] Noijin Kangsang

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24. Jarawas and Sentinelese tribes are found in which among the following state / Union Territory of India?

[A] Andaman & Nicobar Islands
[B] Madhya Pradesh
[C] Lakshadweep
[D] Arunachal Pradesh

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25. Consider the following matches:

  1. Hakki Pikki – Karnataka
  2. Gawada – Goa
  3. Gaddi – Himachal Pradesh
  4. Irulas – Kerala

Which among the above is / are correct?

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

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26. All trees/ plants of which of the following sets are abundant in Western Himalayas?

[A] Chir, Pine, Deodar, Red Sanders
[B] Oaks, Deodar, Coffee, Betel nut
[C] Pine, Spruce, Silver Fir, Silver Birch
[D] Chir, Pine, Coffee, Deodar

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27. With reference to cultivation of Cotton in India, which among the following statements is / are correct?
1. Approximately 65% of India’s cotton is produced on rainfed areas
2. Majority of the cotton is produced in central zone comprising Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat
Choose the correct option from the codes given below:

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

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28. Consider the following statements:

  1. Both refinery products and crude oil are included in core sector
  2. In India inflation is measured by Consumer Price Index (CPI) report published by RBI.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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

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29. With reference to the Aravalli ranges, which among the following observations is / are correct?
1. They are old fold mountains
2. They have been highly eroded by the agents of gradation
3. There are numerous rift valleys in Aravalli region
Choose the correct option from the codes given below:

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

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30. With reference to Cotton, which among the following is / are correct statements?

  1. India is the original home of the cotton plant
  2. India is the first country to introduce hybrid cottonseeds for commercial cultivation

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

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

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