Indian Geography Questions

Q:

The largest southern most single Island in India is

A) Rameswaram Island B) Minicoy Island
C) Car Nicobar Island D) Great Nicobar Island
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Great Nicobar Island

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River _______ is called 'The Sorrow of the Bengal'

A) Sone B) Damodar
C) Hooghly D) Kosi
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Damodar

Explanation:

It rises in the hills of the Chhota Nagpur plateau and joins Hooghly after covering 22000 sq km. Its fury has been brought under control by DVC (Damodar Valley Corporation).

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At which place will you find maximum sunlight in December?

A) Kanya Kumari B) Pune
C) Kolkata D) Lek
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Kanya Kumari

Explanation:

Kanyakumari is nearest to the Tropic of Capricorn, and the sun's rays fall vertically here during December.

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Among the following Union Territories of India, which one has the largest size

A) Puducherry B) Lakshadweep
C) Daman and diu D) Chandigarh
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Puducherry

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Which one of the following cities will never get the vertical rays of the sun?

A) Srinagar B) Thiruvananthapuram
C) Kolkata D) Mumbai
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Srinagar

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Which among the following cities of India will have midday Sun exactly overhead only once a year

A) Delhi and chennai B) Srinagar and Darjeeling
C) Hyderabad and Kohima D) Nagpur and Kolkata
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Nagpur and Kolkata

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Which of the following mountains are the oldest according to geological history?

A) Nilgiris B) Satpura Range
C) Vindhyas D) Aravalli
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Aravalli

Explanation:

According to geological history, the important mountains of india arranged in the order of age starting from the oldest are the Aravallis , the westerm Ghats, Vindhya and Satpura, the Nilgiris , and the Himalayas.

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The approximate length of the coast line of India is

A) 5,500km B) 6,000km
C) 6,500km D) 7,000km
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) 7,000km

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