Indian Geography MCQs with answers for UPSC, State PCS

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Q.1 The first nuclear reactor of India is named

  1. Urvashi
  2. Apsara
  3. Kamini
  4. Rohini

 Q.2 Which one of the following shipyards makes warships for the Indian Navy?

  1. Cochin Shipyard, Cochin
  2. Hindustan Shipyard, Visakhapatnam
  3. Mazagaon Dock, Mumbai
  4. Garden Reach Workshop, Kolkata

Q.3 India provides ideal conditions for air travel because

  1. It is a vast country
  2. It has a huge population
  3. Its climatic conditions are favourable
  4. It has extensive mountain tracks

Q.4 Which one of the following towns is not situated along the Grand Trunk Road?

  1. Allahabad
  2. Lucknow
  3. Agra
  4. Kanpur

Q.5 The commodity which accounts for the maximum volume of goods transported by the railways in India is

  1. Iron and steel
  2. Coal
  3. Mineral oil
  4. Metallic ores (other than iron ore)

Q.6 Wheels and exles for railways are produced

  1.  at Bengaluru
  2.  at Chennai
  3. at Varanasi
  4. Nowhere in India

Q.7 Which of the following is not a navigable river in India?

  1. Brahmaputra
  2. Godavari
  3. Narmada
  4. Chenab

Q.8 The National highways system is the responsibility of

  1. State Governments
  2. Central Government
  3. A special Roads Authority
  4. State and Central Government

Q.9 How many major ports are there on the east coast of India?

  1. 6
  2. 4
  3. 3
  4. 5

Q.10 Which is the croup of languages spoken by the largest number of people in India?

  1.  lndo-Aryan
  2.  Dravidian
  3.  Austro-Asiatic
  4.  Sino-Tibetan