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 is/are the objectives of National Horticulture Mission under Mission for Integrated Development of Horticulture? 

  1. Supply of quality planting material
  2. Production and productivity improvement
  3. Creation of infrastructure for post harvest management

Select the correct statements from the codes given below:

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

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32. The alluvial soil is considered to be highly fertile. In this context, consider the following statements:
1. The alluvial soil owe their fertility to continuous deposition of new layers of sediments
2. The alluvial soil is rich in nitrogen, humus and phosphorus
3. The alluvial soil is rich in soluble plant nutrients
Which among the above statements is / are correct?

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

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33. Which among the following Himalayan passes can be used for cross border trade between China and India?

  1. Nathu La
  2. Lipulekh Pass
  3. Shipki La

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

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

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34. Consider the following matches:

  1. Almatti Dam – Krishna river
  2. Pulichintala project – Cauvery River
  3. Polavaram Project – Godavari River

Which among the above is / are correct matches?

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

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35. Which of the following objects of the solar system have elliptical orbits?

  1. Planets
  2. Comets
  3. Asteroids

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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36. Which of the following rivers does not form a delta?

[A] Godavari
[B] Mahanadi
[C] Narmada
[D] Krishna

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37. Laterite soils in India are:

  1. found mainly in southern parts of western ghat
  2. generally infertile
  3. suitable for plantation crops

  Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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

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38. The Mahabharata Range is:

  1. also called the Greater Himalaya
  2. a narrow and discontinuous range

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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39. Consider the following pairs:

  1. Araku Valley – Andhra Pradesh
  2. Spiti Valley – Himachal Pradesh
  3. Pin Valley – Tamil Nadu

   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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40.   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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