Indian Geography MCQs with answers for UPSC, State PCS

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Q.1 Which is India’s largest multipurpose river valley project?

  1. Bhakra Nangal
  2. Damodar Valley
  3. Nagarjunasagar
  4. Thungabhadra

Q.2 Mahi Project will greatly benefit

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

Q.3 The moat important commercial forests of India are

  1. Tropical evergreen
  2. Mangrove
  3. Tropical deciduous
  4. Coniferous

Q.4 Which region in India is known as the ‘Rice Bowl of India’?

  1. Indo-Gangetic Plain
  2. Krishna-Godavari Delta region
  3. North-East region
  4. Kerala and Tamil Nadu

Q.5 In India economically exploitable lignite deposits occur at

  1. Neyveli, Tamil Nadu
  2. Singareni, Andhra Pradesh
  3. Talcher, Odisha
  4. Jharia, Bihar

Q.6 The Palk Bay lies between

  1. Gulf of Kachchh and Gulf of Khambhat
  2. Gulf of Mannar and Bay of Bengal
  3. Lakshadweep and Maldive Islands
  4. Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Q.7 The National Metallurgical Laboratory of India is at

  1. Jamshedpur
  2. Dhanbad
  3. Roorkee
  4. Ranchi

Q.8 The Rajasthan Canal Project coven

  1. Punjab
  2. Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan
  3. Haryana
  4. Rajasthan

Q.9 The land-locked natural harbour along the east coast of India is

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

Q.10 …………………. Oilfield of India has the largest quantity of recoverable reserves.

  1. Moran Oilfield
  2. Mumbai High (off shore) Oilfield
  3. Ankaleshwar Oilfield
  4. Naharkatiya Oilfield