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. Which of the following statements are correct about Bhakra Nangal Dam?

  1. It is the tallest dam in India
  2. It is the longest dam in India
  3. It is the only concrete gravity dam in India

   Select the correct option from codes given below:

[A] 1 & 3 Only
[B] 2 & 3 Only
[C] 3 Only
[D] None

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32.   Consider the following differences between Bhangar and Khadar:

  1. While Bhangar is older alluvium soil, Khadar is new alluvium
  2. Bhangar is richer in lime and kankar content than Khadar

   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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33.    Consider the following rivers:

  1. Indus
  2. Sutlej
  3. Brahmaputra

  Which of the above rivers are antecedent rivers?

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

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34. Identify the river with the help of given information:
1. It originates from sacred tank of Multai on the Satpura plateau
2. It flows in between Ajanta and Satpura ranges
3. It drains into Gulf of Khambhat
Select the correct answer from options given below:

[A] Narmada
[B] Tapi
[C] Mahi
[D] Luni

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35.  Consider the following regions:

  1. Western-Ghats
  2. Eastern-Ghats
  3. Eastern Himalayas

Which of the above has/have been recognized as biodiversity hotspot(s) in India?

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

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36.  Consider the following statements about the National Hydrology Project (NHP):

  1. The project is being implemented by the Ministry of Water Resources with the help of World Bank
  2. Central Water Commission is providing the central technical coordination to the project

 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. Consider the following pairs:

  1. Breeder Seed – Seed directly controlled by the originating or sponsoring plant breeding institution
  2. Foundation Seed – Progeny of breeder handled so as to maintain specific genetic purity and identity
  3. Certified Seed – Progeny of breeder handled under procedures acceptable to the Department of Agriculture

Which of the above is/are correct?

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

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38. Promoting Energy Access through Clean Energy (PEACE) is an initiative between Government of India and _?

[A] France
[B] U.S.A
[C] Japan
[D] United Arab Emirates

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39. Consider the following statements:
1.Water Erosion is the most prominent reason of land degradation in India
2.The net irrigated area of India is more than half of the total net sown area
Which among 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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40. Invasive plants are usually characterized by:
1.Fast growth rates
2.High fruit production
3.Rapid spread
Choose the correct option from the codes given below:

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

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