General-Knowledge MCQ-Indian Geography Set-4

1.The mountain range which stretches from Gujarat in west to Delhi in the north is the:

  1.  Aravallis
  2.  Vindhyas
  3.  Satpuras
  4.  Western Ghats

2. Maharashtrian Plateau is made up of:

  1.  Alluvial soil
  2.  Coral reef
  3.  Sandstone
  4.  Lava

3. Match the following:

 Pir Panjal                                       1. Arunachal Pradesh

 Dhauladhar                                    2. Uttaranchal

 Nag Tibba                                      3. Jammu and Kashmir

 Mishimi Hills                                   4. Himachal Pradesh

          A B C D

  1.  4 3 1 2
  2.  3 4 2 1
  3.  3 4 1 2
  4.  4 3 2 1

4. Which one of the following statements is NOT correct?

  1.  Black cotton soil of north-west India was formed by the weathering of basaltic lava rocks
  2.  Sedimentary rocks are distinguished from other types of rocks by the presence of distinct layers
  3.  Granite has large crystals of quartz, feldspar and mica in it
  4.  A metamorphic rock is softer and less compact than its original type

5. Bring out the incorrect statement:

  1. East coast plains get more rainfalls than west coast plains
  2. Kutch peninsula is made of tertiary rock system
  3. Pulicat lake near Chennai is a typical lagoon
  4. Nilgiri is the nodal point of Western Ghats, eastern Ghats and Southern system

6. What are the suitable conditions for tea plantations which is prevalent in Darjeeling Himalayas?

I Moderate Slope

II Thick soil cover

III. High Rainfall

IV Adequate sunshine

  1.  I,II and IV only
  2.  All
  3.  I and II only
  4.  I,II and III only

7. The highest peak in South India is:

  1.  Doda Betta
  2.  Makurti
  3.  Anaimudi
  4.  None of these

8. Aravalli ranges are an example of:

  1.  Straight mountains
  2.  Block mountains
  3.  Residual mountains
  4.  Volcanic mountains

9. Nal Sarovar Bird Sanctuary is located in:

  1.  Gujarat
  2.  Himachal Pradesh
  3.  Madhya Pradesh
  4.  Maharashtra

10. During the monsoon season rainfall decreases from the Ganga delta to the Punjab plains. It is because:

  1.  Monsoon current moves westward along the Ganga plain and becomes drier
  2.  Western regions are warmer than the eastern region
  3.  Hills do not form barriers for winds
  4.  The area is far away from the sea

11. The extreme of temperature between summer and winter is quite low in southern part of Peninsular India mainly because:

  1.  The adjoining oceans moderate the temperature
  2.  The sky is generally cloudy
  3.  The sun’s rays are almost vertical throughout the year
  4.  Strong winds flow throughout the year

12. The rivers of Arunachal Himalayas have the highest hydro-electric potential in the country because of

  1.  Availability of water
  2.  High rate of fall
  3.  Formation of Gorges
  4.  None

13. Which among the following headstreams meets the Ganges in last ?

  1. Bhagirathi
  2. Pindar
  3. Mandakini
  4. Nadakini

14. Which one of the following types of vegetation is referred as Monsoon forest?

  1.  Tropical Dry-evergreen forests
  2.  Tropical Moist-deciduous forests
  3.  Tropical Semi-evergreen forests
  4.  Tropical Dry-deciduous forests

15. The Himalayas are formed of parallel fold ranges of which the oldest range is

  1.  the Siwalik Range
  2.  the Lesser Himalayas
  3.  the Great Himalayan Range
  4.  the Dhaula Dhar Range

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