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 statements about Delta and Estuary formation in India:

  1. While most of the deltas are formed on the eastern coast of India, estuaries are formed on the west coast
  2. The wider plains on the eastern coast in comparison to western coast support delta formation on the coast

Which of 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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32. The Pichavaram mangrove forest is one of the India’s largest mangrove forests. Pichavaram mangrove is located in which of the following states?

[A] Tamil Nadu
[B] Kerala
[C] West Bengal
[D] Gujarat

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33. Which of the following are features of mixed cropping?

  1. There is a set pattern of sowing crops
  2. Seeds of two crops are mixed before sowing
  3. It helps in replenishing the fertility of soil

Select the correct option from codes given below:

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

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34. Consider the following rivers:

  1. Damodar
  2. Subarnarekha
  3. Chambal
  4. Banas

Which of the above have superimposed drainage?

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

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35. Which of the following regions has an internal drainage system?

[A] Malwa Plateau
[B] Chota Nagpur Plateau
[C] Thar region
[D] Dun valley

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36. Consider the following differences between drip irrigation and surface irrigation:

  1. Drip irrigation is more water-efficient than surface irrigation for vegetable planting
  2. While surface irrigation is more suited to sandy soil, drip irrigation is suited to loamy soil

  Which of 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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37. Which of the following crops is most badly affected crop in India due to Monocropping culture?

[A] Pigeonpea
[B] Cotton
[C] Mustard
[D] Onion

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38. Consider the following crops:

  1. Coconut
  2. Oil palm
  3. Coffee
  4. Rubber

Which of the above are plantation crops?

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

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39. Consider the following differences between straight fertilizers and mixed fertilizers:

  1. While straight fertilisers are designed to supply only one nutrient element, mixed fertilizers are used for more than one nutrient
  2. Straight fertilizers are more readily soluble in water than mixed fertilizers

Which of 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 statements about rivers of Indian subcontinent:

  1. Both Ken and Betwa are tributaries of Chambal river, which itself is tributary of Yamuna River
  2. Both Ravi and Chenab are tributaries of Jhelum river, which itself is a tributary of Indus River

Which of the above is / are correct statements?

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

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