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. India became the first pioneer investor to have been allotted a site of 1,50,000 sq km in the Central Indian Ocean Basin (CIOB) by International Sea Bed Authority (ISBA) of United Nations for harnessing the Polymetallic Modules (PMN) lying on the seabed. The Polymetallic Modules (PMN) predominantly contain which among the following metals?

[A] Nickel
[B] Chromium
[C] Cobalt
[D] Manganese

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22. Which of the following states is/are not a part of Western Ghats?

[A] Gujarat
[B] Tamil Nadu
[C] Andhra Pradesh
[D] Both b and c

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23. The famous hill-station ‘Kodaikanal’ lies in :

[A] Nilgiri hills
[B] Palani hills
[C] Cardamom hills
[D] Javadi hills

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24. Consider the following institutions and their locations: 
1. Central Institute of Fresh Water Aquaculture – Puri, Odisha
2. Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI) – Mysuru, Karnataka
3. Central Tuber Crop Research Institute – Bhubaneswar, Odisha
Which of the above is / are correct? 

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

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25. Consider the following geographical features of India and states of their location:

  1. Maikala range – Karnataka
  2. Malaygiri – Odisha
  3. Bomdila Pass – Sikkim
  4. Dafla Hills – Arunachal Pradesh

Which among the above matches is / are correct?

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

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26. Consider the following Canals of India with their connecting states:

  1. Munak Canal – Haryana and Delhi
  2. Indira Gandhi Canal – Punjab and Rajasthan
  3. Buckingham Canal – Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka
  4. Narmada Canal – Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat

Which of the above are correctly matched?

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

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27. Which among the following affect the behaviour of the monsoon over India?
1. Subtropical westerly jetstream
2. Tropical easterly jet stream
3. El Nino and La Nina
4. Indian Ocean Dipole
5. Anthropogenic aerosols
Choose the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] 1, 3, 4 & 5
[B] 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
[C] 1, 3, 4
[D] 1 & 3

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28. Identify a tribe of India on the basis of the following statements:

  1. The people of this tribal community predominantly live in the Western Ghats off coastal Karnataka
  2. This tribe worships women and considers them a descendant of the tribe’s Tulasi Katti mythological goddess

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Halakki
[B] Baiga
[C] Siddhi
[D] Soliga

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29. Consider the following definitions for heat waves and cold waves as per India Meteorological Department (IMD):

  1. Whenever actual maximum temperature remains 45ºC or more for continuous abnormal spell irrespective of normal maximum temperature, heat waves are declared
  2. When WCTn is 0°C or less, Cold Waves are declared irrespective of normal minimum temperature of the station

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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30. The origin of which among the following rivers is in Tibet?
1. Sutlej River
2. Indus River
3. Ghaghara River
Select the correct option from the codes given below:

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

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