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. Consider the following Hills of India:

  1. Bateshwar hills
  2. Biligiriranga Hills
  3. Chin Hills
  4. Dhosi Hill

Which among the following presents a correct set of states in which they are located?

[A] Rajasthan, Karnataka, Nagaland, Haryana
[B] Bihar, Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Rajasthan
[C] Bihar, Karnataka, Manipur, Haryana
[D] Bihar, Karnataka, Mizoram, Haryana

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22. Pagladia Dam Project is located in which state?

[A] Arunachal Pradesh
[B] Sikkim
[C] Assam
[D] West Bengal

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23. 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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24. The land frontier of India is about 15200 KM. Which of the following countries shares the largest border length with India:

[A] Bangladesh
[B] Pakistan
[C] china
[D] Nepal

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25. Mushroom Cultivation is successful in Kashmir because of ___:

[A] Cold Climate
[B] Presence of suitable soil
[C] Availability of mule dung and paddy straw
[D] Mushroom cultivated as an intercrop to Saffron

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26. With reference to recent trends in demography of India, a unique feature is a divided between different states. Consider the following statements with this respect:

  1. There is a substantial fertility decline in the South India in recent years in comparison to North India
  2. Average population age is greater in case of South India in comparison to North India

Which among the above is / are correct?

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

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27. Organic farming helps:

  1. in increasing carbon sequestration in the soil
  2. to reduce water footprint 
  3. in soil conservation

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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

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28. Which among the following is / are common features of the drainage pattern of Ganges river system?

  1. Parallel Courses of rivers
  2. Tributaries meeting their master streams at acute angles
  3. Most rivers are of perennial nature
  4. Lower reaches of rivers with steep gradient suitable for hydropower generation

Choose 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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29. Which of the following is / are correct statements about Lateritic soils?

  1. Lateritic soils are rendered infertile by the presence of excess iron
  2. In India, Lateritic soils are observed mainly in Western states
  3. Lateritic soils generally have high silt/clay ratio

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

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

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30. Consider the following plants:

  1. Wheat
  2. Rice
  3. Onion
  4. Potato

Which of the above are true annual plants?

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

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