Indian Geography UPSC Civil Services,NDA,CDS,CTET,SSC CHGL

Indian Indian Geography Mock Test-80

Question No:1

The total area in India under water logging (type) situation is :

(A) 2 million hectares
(B) 6 million hectares
(C) 30 million hectares
(D) 182 million heactares



Question No:2

The largest industry in India is :

(A) Textiles industry
(B) Steel industry
(C) Cement industry
(D) Automobile industry



Question No:3

The recently discovered field with oil potential in Krishna-Godavari Basin is called:

(A) Bombay High
(B) Telengana Block
(C) Jawa Offshore Block
(D) Golconda Block



Question No:4

Tha minimum land area recommended for forest cover to maintain proper ecological balance in India is :

(A) 25%
(B) 33%
(C) 43%
(D) 53%



Question No:5

Which one of the following statements is not true of the Konkan Railway?

(A) The total length is about 760 km
(B) It turns through the States of Karnataka, Goa, Maharashtra and Kerala
(C) It is the only rail route that cuts across the western Ghats
(D) The Konkan Railway construction company which came into being raised money through Public Issues



Question No:6

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(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)



Question No:7

Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists:

List I : (Resorts) —– List II (States)

A. Chakrata 1. Assam
B. Haflong 2. West Bengal
C. Kalimpong 3. Uttar Pradesh
d. Kufri 4. Himachal Pradesh

Codes :

A B C D

(A) 1 3 2 4
(B) 3 1 4 2
(C) 3 1 2 4
(D) 1 3 4 2



Question No:8

Which one of the following seas is without a coastline?

(A) White Sea
(B) Marmara Sea
(C) Wandel Sea
(D) Sargasso Sea



Question No:9

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(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)



Question No:10

Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists:

List I : ( Industires) —– List II :(Industrial Center )

A. Pearl fishing 1. Pune
B. Automobiles 2. Tuticorin
C. Ship bulding 3. Pinjore
D. Engineering goods 4. Marmagao

Codes :

A B C D

(A) 2 1 4 3
(B) 2 1 3 4
(C) 1 2 4 3
(D) 1 2 3 4



Question No:11

The first Marine Sanctuary in India, having within its bounds coral reefs, mollusca, dolphins, tortoise and various kinds of sea birds, has been established in :

(A) Sunderbans
(B) Chilka Lake
(C) Gulf of Kachch
(D) Lakshadweep



Question No:12

The population growth rate in Kerala is the lowest among major Indian states. Which one of the following is the most widely accepted reasons for this ?

(A) Kerala has made the highest investment in family planning
(B) Kerala has the highest literacy rate in India
(C) Kerala has invested heavily in promoting literacy and public health and placed high priority on social policies
(D) The population pyramids in Kerala has relatively fewer women in the reproductive age group



Question No:13

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(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)



Question No:14

which one of the following of States and Tribes is not correctly matched?

(A) Assam-Miri
(B) Nagaland-Konyak
(C) Arunchal Pradesh-Aatani
(D) Madhya Pradesh



Question No:15

As per 2011 census which one of the following groups of union Territories had the highest literacy rate?

(A) Chandigarh and Dadra& Nagar Haveli
(B) Lakshdweep and Daman-Diu
(C) Andaman & Nicobar Islands and Pondicherry
(D) Pondicherry and Delhi



Question No:16

336

(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)



Question No:17

Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer by using the codes given below the lists

List-I (Rivers) —– List-II (Dams)
a. Cauvery 1. Alamatti
b. Krishna 2. Mettur
c. Narmada 3. Gandhi sagar
d. Chambal 4. Sarder Sarovar

codes

a b c d

(A) 1 4 2 3
(B) 2 1 4 3
(C) 2 1 3 4
(D) 1 3 4 2



Question No:18

The Jawa offshore block , with great potential for oil, is located in the :

(A) Krishna
(B) Cauvery basin
(C) Mahanadi
(D) Palar- pennar basin



Question No:19

Among which one of the following sets of social/religious groups, the extent of poverty is the highest as per government statistics for the nineties?

(A) Muslims in Kerala , Gujarat and Andhra Pradesh
(B) Tribals in Bihar , Orissa, Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra
(C) Scheduled castes in Punjab, western Uttar Pradesh, Northern Rajasthan and Tamil Nadu
(D) Christians in Gujarat, Maharashtra and Assam



Question No:20

which of the following statements is correct ?

(A) Kachchativu and Tin Bigha were the territories acquired by the Indian Republic from the French
(B) Kachchativu and Tin Bigha are the territories handed over to Sri Lanka and Bangladeshi sovereignly respectively by the government of India
(C) Kachchativu and Tin Bigha are those areas that were annexed by the government of India
(D) Kachchativu and Tin Bigha are those enclaves which were transferred to India by lease arrangements with SriLanka and Pakistan respertively