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.

61. Who among the following was the first to attempt a systematic study of the climatic divisions of India?

[A] H.E. Blandford
[B] W. Koppen
[C] S.P. Chatterjee
[D] B.L.C. Johnson

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62. In India, glacial terraces known as ‘Karewas’ are found in which of the following places?

[A] Jhelum Valley
[B] Sapt Kosi Valley
[C] Alakananda Valley
[D] Teesta Valley

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63. The alluvial soil covers what percent of the total area of India?

[A] 43.36%
[B] 32.15%
[C] 21.52%
[D] 15.25%

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64. Arrange the following tropical forest groups in the correct descending order of their covered area:
1. Moist deciduous
2. Dry deciduous
3. Wet evergreen
4. Semi-evergreen
Choose the correct option from the codes given below :

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

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65. Which among the following matches of Forest institutes and their location are correct?
1. The Temperate Forest Research Centre- Shimla
2. The Institute of Forest Genetics and Tree Breeding- Coimbatore
3. The Institute of Rain and Moist Deciduous Forest- Jorhat
4. The Centre for Forest Productivity- Kolkata
Choose the correct option from the codes given below :

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

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66. As per the ISFR 2019, the increase of forest cover is highest in which of the following state of India?

[A] Assam
[B] Mizoram
[C] Madhya Pradesh
[D] Karnataka

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67. Which among the following matches of mining area and minerals are correct?
1. Gorumahisanic- Iron ore
2. Talcher- Coal
3. Jaduguda- Lead
4. Zaawar- Uranium
Choose the correct option from the codes given below :

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

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68. Which among the following matches of states and related Copper mining centers are correct?
1. Madhya Pradesh- Malanjkhand
2. Rajasthan- Jhunjhunu
3. Jharkhand- Ghatsila
Choose the correct option from the codes given below :

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

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69. Neyveli of Tamil Nadu is famous for which of the following type of coal deposit?

[A] Bituminous
[B] Anthracite
[C] Lignite
[D] Peat

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70. Which among the following coalfield are located in the state of Jharkhand?
1. Jharia Coalfield
2. Bokaro Coalfield
3. Giridih Coalfield
4. Ramgarh Coalfield
Choose the correct option from the codes given below :

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

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