Indian Geography Questions

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Which region in India is known as the "Rice Bowl of India"?

A) Indo-Gangetic plain B) Krishna-Godavari Delta region
C) North-East region D) Kerala and Tamil Nadu
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Krishna-Godavari Delta region

Explanation:

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In India, Andhra Pradesh & the Krishna-Godavari Delta region is called as "Rice Bowl of India".

 

Coming to the Indian State, Chhattisgarh is also known as Rice Bowl of India.

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Duncan passage is situated between

A) Minicoy and Amindiv B) Minicoy and Maldives
C) Little Andaman and car Nicobar D) South Andaman and Little Andaman
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) South Andaman and Little Andaman

Explanation:

Duncan Passage is a strait in the Indian Ocean. It is about 48 km wide.

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It separates Rutland Island to the north, and Little Andaman to the south.

 

West of Duncan Passage is the Bay of Bengal, east is the Andaman Sea.

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Which ' water Body ' separates Andaman and Nicobar Islands

A) 10 Degree Channel B) 11 Degree Channel
C) Andaman sea D) Bay of Bengal
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 10 Degree Channel

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Which state is in the eastern most state of India

A) Assam B) Nagaland
C) Arunachal Pradesh D) Manipur
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Arunachal Pradesh

Explanation:

Arunachal Pradesh is the eastern most state of India.

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The driest part in india is in 

A) Jaisalmer (Western Rajasthan) B) Bhatinda (Punjab)
C) Darbhanga (Bihar) D) Gandhinagar (Gujarat)
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Jaisalmer (Western Rajasthan)

Explanation:

Jaisalmer receives less than 12 km of rain because of its distance from Bay of Bengal, monsoon winds and its location in the sub - tropical high pressure belt.

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In India, Which type of forest among the following occupies the largest area?

A) Montane Wet Temporate Forest B) Sub - tropical Dry Evergreen Forest
C) Tropical Moist Deciduous Forest D) Tropical Wet Evergreen Forest
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Tropical Moist Deciduous Forest

Explanation:

In India, Tropical Moist Deciduous Forest occupies the largest area. The tropical monsoon deciduous forests are found in areas receiving annual rainfall of 100 to 200 cms in India, with a distinct dry and rainy seasons and a small range of temperature. They occur on the wetter western side of the Deccan Plateau, the north-eastern part of the Deccan Plateau and the lower slopes of the Himalayas, on the Siwalik Hills from Jammu in the west to West Bengal in the east.

 

They cover parts of Chhattisgarh, Orissa, Bihar, Jharkand, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu.

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The deepest land locked and protected port in india is 

A) Marmugoa B) Vishakhapatnam
C) Mumbai D) Cohin
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Vishakhapatnam

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Railway passenger coaches are manufactured at

A) Varanasi B) Chittaranjan
C) Perambur D) Kolkata
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Perambur

Explanation:

The Integral Coach Factory at Perambur has become a leading rail coach manufacturing factory in the world. Chittaranjan Loco Works now produce diesel engines. Diesel engines are also being assembled at varanasi and Jamshedpur (Tata Elecrtic company of TELCO), BEML also manufactures railway wagons.

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