General-Knowledge MCQ-Indian Geography Set-3

1. Match the following passes and mountain ranges.

I Zoji La ———– Pir Panjal

II Photu la ——— Ladhakh

III. Banihal ——— Great Himalayas

IV Khardung la —— Zaskar


2. Which one of the following States shares boundaries with the maximum number of other States of India ?

  1.  Madhya Pradesh
  2.  Maharashtra
  3.  Assam
  4.  Bihar

3. Jharkhand does not share boundary with:

  1.  West Bengal
  2.  Orissa
  3.  Chhattisgarh
  4.  Madhya Pradesh

4. Which one of the following mountains is not the part of Eastern Ghats?

  1.  Sheravoy hills
  2.  Javadi hills
  3.  Nallamala hills
  4.  Elamalai hills

5. Which of the following is east of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands?

  1.  Thailand
  2.  Sri Lanka
  3.  Indonesia
  4.  All of them

6. The States which have common borders with China are:

I. Jammu and Kashmir

II. Sikkim

III. Arunachal Pradesh

IV. Himachal Pradesh

  1.  1, 3 and 4
  2.  1, 2 and 3
  3.  1 and 3
  4.  1, 2, 3 and 4

7. Kodaikanal, the famous hill-station of South India, is situated on:

  1.  Palni hills
  2.  Anaimalai mountain
  3.  Nilgiri mountain
  4.  Cardamon hills

8. Consider the following statements:

Assertion : Jhelum River is still in its youth stage and yet forms meanders.

Reason (R): The meanders in Jhelum River are caused by the local base level provided by the Dal lake.

Select the correct answer from the codes given below:

  1.  Both A and R are true, but R is not correct explanation of
  2.  Both A and R are true, but R is the correct explanation of
  3.  A is true, but R is false.
  4.  A is false, but R is true

9. The State with the largest area under waste land is:

  1.  Gujarat
  2.  Madhya Pradesh
  3.  Jammu and Kashmir
  4.  Rajasthan

10. The Himalayan mountain system belongs to which one of the following?

  1.  Fold mountains
  2.  Volcanic mountains
  3.  Block mountains
  4.  None of these

11. The oldest mountains in India according to geographical history are

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

12. Which among the following rock system in India is also known as storehouse of minerals?

  1. Archaean Rock system
  2. Dharwar system
  3. The Cudappah system
  4. The Vindhyan System

13. Which of the following relates to the formation of the Himalayas?

  1.  Folding of the earth’s crust
  2.  Accumulation of loess deposits
  3.  Folding of the geosynclines
  4.  Faulting of the earth’s crust

14. Which one of the following is most prone to earthquakes?

  1.  Coastal plains
  2.  Old shields
  3.  Plateaus
  4.  Young folded mountains

15. Bhor Ghat, which was an important trade route in the past and was one of the three main ghats developed by the Satavahanas to move the goods from the merchant ships from Syria and Egypt to their capital Paithan lies in the state of

  1. Andhra Pradesh
  2. Maharastra
  3. Goa
  4. Karnataka