Indian Geography MCQs with answers for UPSC, State PCS

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Q.1 What is Obra?

  1. Copper project in Rajasthan
  2. Super thermal power project in Uttar Pradesh
  3. Atomic power plant at Kalpakkam
  4. Hydroelectric project in Uttar Pradesh

Q.2 Geothermal energy may serve as an important source of energy in

  1. The Konkan Coast
  2. Ladakh District
  3. Aravalli Hills 
  4. Narmada Valley

Q.3 The State having the maximum number of oil wells on its land portion is

  1. Gujarat
  2. Maharashtra
  3. Assam
  4. Bihar

Q.4 The advantage of micro-hydel projects is that they

  1. Make use of water of the perennial hill streams and irrigation canals
  2. Prevent flash floods
  3. Save water
  4. Involve less cost

Q.5 Which of the following is a wrong combination of location and hydroelectric projects undertaken by the NHPC?

  1. Baira Siul-Himachal Pradesh
  2. Salal-Jammu and Kashmir
  3. Loktak-Sikkim
  4. Devi Ghat-Nepal

Q.6 Which industry provides jobs to the maximum number of people?

  1. Iron textiles
  2. Cotton textiles
  3. Sugar industry
  4. Tea processing

Q.7 Which of the following is not an international airport?

  1. Palam
  2. Dum Dum
  3. Meenambakkam
  4. Ahmedabad

Q.8 India has the world’s highest road which connects

  1. Leh and Srinagar
  2. Leh and Manali
  3. Srinagar and Jammu
  4. Sikkim and Darjeeling

Q.9 Where is Arvi earth station for satellite communication?

  1. Uttar Pradesh
  2. Tamil Nadu
  3. Maharashtra
  4. Gujarat

Q.10 Where was India’s rocket launching station set up?

  1. Sriharikota
  2. Arvi
  3. Thumba
  4. Port Blair