Indian Geography MCQs with answers for UPSC, State PCS

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Q.1 What is the most important characteristic of the islands (Indian) located in the Arabian Sea?

  1. They are all very small in size
  2. They are all of coral origin
  3. They have a very dry climate
  4. They are extended parts of the mainland

Q.2 The main difference between the Eastern Ghats and the Western Ghats is the matter of

  1. Continuity
  2. Proximity of coast
  3. Ending in Nilgiris
  4. Height

Q.3 The Nilgiris are part of the

  1. Eastern Ghats
  2. Western Ghats
  3. Vindhyachal
  4. Tamil Nadu Hills

Q.4 Which of the following is characterized by excessive dampness with a thick growth forest and a variety of wild life?

  1. Bhabar
  2. Bhangar
  3. Tarai
  4. Khadar

Q.5 Ganga beyond Farakka when it enters Bangladesh is known as

  1. Padma
  2. Meghna
  3. Hugli
  4. Swarn Ganga

Q.6 Wind erosion is common in

  1. Desert
  2. Cold areas
  3. Areas where there is thick vegetation
  4. Areas of heavy rainfall

Q.7 Panchmarhi is near the highest point on the range of

  1. Vindhyas
  2. Aravallis
  3. Nilgiris
  4. Satpuras

Q.8 Which of the following is a natural harbour?

  1. Visakhapatnam
  2. Mumbai
  3. Chennai
  4. Kolkata

Q.9 Which of the following hill stations is not located in Himachal Pradesh?

  1. Kulu
  2. Manali
  3. Shimla
  4. Ranikhet

Q.10 Which of the following States is called the “Garden of Spices”?

  1. Karnataka
  2. Kerala
  3. Andhra Pradesh
  4. Tamil Nadu