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Indian Geography Mock Test-71

Question No:1

in ancient Indian historical geography the name Ratnakara denote

(A) the Arabian sea
(B) the Bay of Bengal
(C) the Indian ocean
(D) the confluence of the Ganga the Yamuna and the mythical saraswati at prayage

Question No:2

which one of the following is the important reason for the establishment of the vikarm Sarabhai space centre at Thumba

(A) the sea in near to the place in the East West and South directions
(B) it is a place near to a city in India which is nearest to the Geographic Equator
(C) it is situated on the geomagnetic equator
(D) outer space near thumba exhibits queer atmospheric phenomena

Question No:3



Question No:4

the only anthropoid ape to be found in India is the

(A) hanuman monkry
(B) liontalies macaque of western ghats
(C) slow loris of assam
(D) white browed gibbon of Assam

Question No:5

given are two statement one labeled as
Assertion a) and the other labeled as reason
asseration a): the monsoonal rainfall decreases as one goes north-west in the Ganga plain
Reason r): the moisture bearing monsoonal winds go higher up as one moves up in the Ganga plain
in the context of the above two statement which one of the following is correct

(A) both A and R are true is the correct explanation of A
(B) both A and R are true but R is nor not correct explanation of A
(C) A is true R is false
(D) A is false R is true

Question No:6

the higest milk producing breed of goat in India is

(A) Barbari
(B) Jamnapari
(C) Block Bengal
(D) Beetal

Question No:7

which one of the following types of ersion is responsible for the formation of vhambal ravines

(A) splash
(B) sheet
(C) rill
(D) gully

Question No:8

self-sufficiency in food in the true sense of freedom hunger has not been achieved in India in spite of a more than tree fold rise in food grains production over 1950-1990 which of the following are the reasons for it
1. The green revolution has been restricted to small pockets of the country
2.the cost of foods is too high compared to the earnings of the poor
3.too much emphasis is laid on wheat and paddy compared to the coarse grains
4. The gains of the green revolution have largely accured to the cash crop rather than food crops
select the correct answer from the codes given below

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

Question No:9

the density of cattle population per 100 hectares of gross cropped area is the highest in

(A) Bihar
(B) Haryana
(C) Madhya Pradesh
(D) Uttar Pradesh

Question No:10

which of the following soil types of India is rendered infertile by the presence of excess iron

(A) Deserts sand
(B) Alluvial
(C) Podzolic
(D) Leteritic

Question No:11

which of the following fish are bred exclusively in the cold regions of India
1. Catla

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

Question No:12

which one of the following are correctly matcjed ?

a. Establishment of manufacturing industries:
1. Sitting up of the first cotton mill
2. Manufacturing of the first machine – made paper br/> br/>b. year : 1. 1854
2. 1870
3. 1904 br/> br/>c. place: 1. Bombay
2. Near culcutta
3. Madaras
coose the correct answer from the codes given below br/> br/>codes:

(A) 1 and 2 only
(B) 1 and 3 only
(C) 2 and 3 only
(D) 1,2 and 3

Question No:13

Even though Railways are the most pervasive mode of transport in India , it is the road transport which received the maximum impetus in most of the post independence period . Which one of the following are the reasons for this ?
1. Railways are cheap to operate but the associated capital coast are very high
2. Given the geographic spread of the human settlements, it is unrealistic that the railways alone can serve the needs of transport
3. The per unit (tone/km) cost of transport is cheaper in road compared to rail transport
4. Given to invisible nature of the railways it is not always convenient for the population to avidof it with the same ease as private cars , buses or two wheelers
select the correct answer from the codes given below :

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

Question No:14



Question No:15

The Himalayas are formed of parallel fold ranges, of which the oldest range is

(A) The siwalik range
(B) the lesser Himalayas
(C) the Himalayan Rang
(D) the Dhaula Dhar Rang

Question No:16

which one of the following does not belong to biosphere reserves set up so far?

(A) Great Nicobar
(B) Sundar bans
(C) Nanda Davi
(D) Gulf of kachch

Question No:17

which one of the following mountain ranges is spread over only one State in India ?

(A) Aravali
(B) Satpura
(C) Ajanta
(D) Sahyadri