Indian Geography Questions

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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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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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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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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 smallest Union Territory of India is 

A) Lakshadweep B) Pondicherry
C) Daman and Diu D) Dadar and Nagar Haveli
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Lakshadweep

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Lakshadweep has an area of only about 32 sq km.

 

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The area of Pondicherry, Daman and Diu and Dadar and Nagar Haveli are about 492 sq km and 491 sq km respectively.

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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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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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Which of the following rivers is a left bank tributary of Ganga?

 

A) Son B) Betwa
C) Ken D) Gandak
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Gandak

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