Indian Geography - General Knowledge Questions and Answers

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Palk strait separates India from?

A)

Andaman Island


B)

Pakistan


C)

China


D)

Sri Lanka



Correct Answer :

Sri Lanka


Explanation :

Park Strait separates India from Sri Lanka.
The ships can't go through this area because the sea is not deep enough for the ships to travel.

Which among the following state is the major producer of Bauxite in India?

A)

Madhya Pradesh


B)

Rajasthan


C)

Goa


D)

Orissa



Correct Answer :

Orissa


Explanation :

Orissa, Gujarat, Jharkhand, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Tamil Nadu and Madhya Pradesh are the main bauxite producing states in India.
Orissa is the largest bauxite producing state accounting for more than half of the total production of India.

which of the following states does not share border with chhattisgarh?

A)

Telangana


B)

Uttar Pradesh


C)

Bihar


D)

Andhra Pradesh



Correct Answer :

Bihar


Explanation :

Chhattisgarh is surrounded by 7 states .
It shares its borders with the states of Uttar Pradesh in north, Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra in west, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh in southwest, Odisha in east and Jharkhand in northeast.

Which of the following Indian states is also known as a 'Land of Red river and Blue Hills'?

A)

Uttarkhand


B)

Assam


C)

Meghalaya


D)

Arunachal Pradesh



Correct Answer :

Assam


Explanation :

Assam : The Land of Red Rivers and Blue Hills. Assam, the land of hills and valleys, the land of the mighty river Brahmaputra, the land of Mother Goddess Kamakhya, lies in the northeastern corner of India.

The vertical difference in elevation between a low tide and high tide is referred as?

A)

Tidal slope


B)

Tidal elevation


C)

Tidal range


D)

Tidal height



Correct Answer :

Tidal range


Explanation :

Tidal range is the height difference between high tide and low tide. Tides are the rise and fall of sea levels caused by gravitational forces exerted by the Moon and Sun and the rotation of Earth.

The cultivation of rice crop produces_______?

A)

SO2


B)

CH4


C)

CFCS


D)

CO2



Correct Answer :

CH4


Explanation :

The stomachs of cattle, fermentation in rice fields, coal mines , burning forests — they all produce methane (CH2), the second most important greenhouse gas, after carbon dioxide

Shimla is cooler than Amritsar although both are on the same latitude. This is because?

A)

Shimla is at a greater height above sea level than Amritsar


B)

Shimla is further north.


C)

Shimla is farther from the equator.


D)

Their longitudes differ.



Correct Answer :

Shimla is at a greater height above sea level than Amritsar

Andaman Islands in the north and Nicobar Islands in the south are separated by?

A)

Nine degree channel


B)

Eleven degree channel


C)

Ten degree channel


D)

Palk strait



Correct Answer :

Ten degree channel


Explanation :

The Andaman and Nicobar Islands, is a Union territory of India comprising 572 islands of which 37 are inhabited.
The Ten Degree Channel is a channel that separates the Andaman Islands and Nicobar Islands from each other in the Bay of Bengal.

In terms of area, India is the ........largest country in the world ?

A)

6


B)

7


C)

8


D)

9



Correct Answer :

7


Explanation :

India is the seventh largest country on the basis of land area.(32.87 lakh sq. km)

Russia 170.75 lakh sq. km
Canada 99.76 lakh sq. km
China 95.97 lakh sq.km
USA 90.72 lakh sq.km
Brazil 85.12 lakh sq.km
Australia 76.82 lakh sq.km

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