Indian Geography Questions and Answers

General Knowledge

Indian Geography

    1) The Paithan (Jayakwadi) Hydro-electric project, completed with the help of Japan, is on the river

  • A)Ganga
  • B)Cauvery
  • C)Narmada
  • D)Godavari
Answer: D

    2) The percentage of irrigated land in India is about

  • A)45
  • B)65
  • C)35
  • D)25
Answer: C

    3) The pass located at the southern end of the Nilgiri Hills in south India is called

  • A)the Palghat gap
  • B)the Bhorghat pass
  • C)the Thalgat pass
  • D)the Bolan pass
Answer: A


    Which of the following factors are responsible for the rapid growth of sugar production in south India as compared to north India?

        I. Higher per acre field of sugarcane

        II. Higher sucrose content of sugarcane

        III. Lower labour cost

        IV. Longer crushing period

  • A)I and II
  • B)I, II and III
  • C)I, III and IV
  • D)I, II and IV
Answer: D

    5) The principal copper deposits of India lie in which of the following places?

  • A)Hazaribag and Singbhum of Bihar
  • B)Khetri and Daribo areas of Rajasthan
  • C)Anantapur in Andhra Pradesh
  • D)Siwaliks in Uttar Pradesh and in Karnataka
Answer: A