Indian Geography Questions

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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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Which Crop is Sown on the Largest Area in India?

A) Wheat B) Barley
C) Rice D) Maize
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Rice

Explanation:

India is the second largest producer of Rice in the World. Rice is the most cultivated crop in India.

According to 2002-2003 census, about 33 million hectares of area in India was cultivated with Rice.

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Smallest Taluk in Kerala State?

A) Kunnathur B) Eranad
C) Palakkad D) Alappuzha
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Kunnathur

Explanation:

Kunnathur is the Smallest Taluk in Kerala State.

 

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Taluk :

 

In Kerala, the administrative divisions below the district are called Taluk. There are 77 Taluks in Kerala State.

 

Eranad is the Largest Taluk in Kerala State.

 

Palakkad is the Largest District in Kerala State.

 

Alappuzha is the Smallest District in Kerala State.

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Which one of the following causes rainfall in the north-western parts of india during winter season ? 

A) Cyclonic depression B) Retreating monsoon
C) Western disturbances D) South West monsoon
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Western disturbances

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The climate of India is mainly tropical because

A) of the location of the Himalayas in the north B) major part of India lies within the tropics
C) of the overpowering influence of India Ocean D) of the seasonal influence of jet streams
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) of the location of the Himalayas in the north

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Economically, the most important forests of India are

A) Tidal forest B) Thorn forest
C) Everngreen forest D) Tropical deciduous forest
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Tropical deciduous forest

Explanation:

Tropical deciduous forest contain valuable teak, rosewood, sal and sandalwood trees

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Q:

Gondwana coalfields are found in

A) Assam B) Madhya Pradesh
C) Meghalaya D) Jammu & Kashmir
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Madhya Pradesh

Explanation:

Nearly 95% of india's coal is from the Gondwana formation (which is in the Satpuras) and is found in Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Orissa, West Bengal, Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh. Tertiary variety is found in Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Nagaland, and Jammu and Kashmir, Lingite reserves occur in Gujarat, Jammu and Kashmir, Rajasthan and Tamilnadu.

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