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.

31. Consider the following places:
1. Angul (Odisha)
2. Malanjkhand (Madhya Pradesh)
3. Ghatsila (Jharkhand)
Which among the following is the correct set of key minerals found at above places respectively?

[A] Aluminium, Copper, Magnesium
[B] Magnesium, Copper, Aluminium
[C] Aluminium, Copper, Copper
[D] Copper, Copper, Copper

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32. Consider the following comparisons of Eastern and Western Ghats:

  1. Average elevation of Eastern Ghats is lower in comparison to Western Ghats
  2. The coastal area of Eastern Ghats is narrower in comparison to Western Ghats

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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33. Consider the following pairs of Thermal Power Plants with their states:

  1. Kamalanga Thermal Power – Odisha
  2. Sompeta power project – Andhra Pradesh
  3. Bedabahal power project – Jharkhand

Which of the above is/are correctly matched?

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

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34. Consider the following statements about desalination of sea water:

  1. As of now, Kerala is the only state in India to use desalinated water for drinking purpose
  2. Reverse osmosis is the most commonly used desalination method
  3. A reverse osmosis desalination plant is environment friendly

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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

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35. Which among the following statements with respect to the Reserved Forests of India is / are correct?
1.All activities are generally prohibited in Reserved Forests
2.Reserve Forests are established in India under a legislation
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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36. Which of the following states is located in Zone-V, the highest-risk seismic zone in India?

[A] Uttar Pradesh
[B] Maharashtra
[C] Karnataka
[D] Assam

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37. Consider the following pairs:

  1. Kumaon Himalayas – Lies between Sutlej and the Kali rivers
  2. Nepal Himalayas – Lies between Kali and Teesta rivers
  3. Assam Himalayas – Lies between Teesta and Brahmaputra rivers

  Which of the above is/are correct?

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

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38. Which of the following states has the highest deposits of Tertiary coal in India?

[A] Jammu & Kashmir
[B] Gujarat
[C] Maharashtra
[D] Odisha

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39. Consider the following statements:

  1. Majority of rivers in India have open basin
  2. Majority of rivers in India drain in Bay of Bengal

Which among the above statements is/are correct?

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

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40. Consider the following pairs of Rivers with their Ancient names:

  1. Jhelum : Vitasta
  2. Chenab : Askini
  3. Ravi : Parushani

Which of the above is/are correct?

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

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