Indian Geography MCQs with answers for UPSC, State PCS

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 Q.1 Which State in India is known as the ‘Granary of India’?

  1. Haryana
  2. Andhra Pradesh
  3. Punjab
  4. Kerala

Q.2 What is the main advantage of transplantation method in rice cultivation?

  1. This method ensures maximum utilization of land
  2. It is helpful in achieving an economical use of water and a higher yield of grain
  3. It helps in early harvesting
  4. The draining of water from the field before harvesting is made easy

Q. 3  Which of the following types of soils is most suited for tea cultivation?

  1. Laterite soils
  2. Red soils
  3. Black soils
  4. Alluvial soils

Q.4 Which of the following is not one of the important steps in processing tea leaves?

  1. Withering
  2. Rolling
  3. Fermenting
  4. Drying

Q.5 What is the best source of pure cellulose?

  1. Coir
  2. Cotton fibre
  3. Jute fibre
  4. Hemp

Q.6 Which is the best irrigated State in India?

  1. Andhra Pradesh
  2. Uttar Pradesh
  3. Punjab
  4. Maharashtra

Q.7 Which of the following is not a multi-purpose project involving more than one State in India?

  1. Nagarjunasagar
  2. Damodar Valley Corporation
  3. Bhakra Nangal
  4. Chambal

Q.8 On which of the following sets of rivers are Nagarjunasagar, Ukai, Hirakud, and Thein Dam located respectively?

  1. Krishna, Mahanadi, Godavari, Tapi
  2. Cauvery, Krishna, Narmada, Beas
  3. Krishna, Tapi, Mahanadi, Ravi
  4. Godavari, Brahmaputra, Narmada, Yamuna

Q.9 What was the primary purpose of constructing the Farakka Barrage?

  1. Preservation and maintenance of Kolkata port for navigation
  2. To supply Ganga water to Bangladesh
  3. To bring additional area of West Bengal under irrigation
  4. To meet the chronic power shortage in Kolkata

Q.10 Which dam in India has the distinction of being the longest main stream dam in the world?

  1. Bhakra Nangal Dam
  2. Rihand Dam
  3. Tehri Dam
  4. Kosi Project