Indian Geography Questions

Q:

The tropic of cancer does not pass through which of these Indian states ?

A) Madhya Pradesh B) West Bengal
C) Rajasthan D) Odisha
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Odisha

Explanation:

The tropic of cancer passes through 8 Indian states.

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They are Gujarat, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, West Bengal, Jharkand, Tripura and Mizoram.

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Which river of India is called Vridha Ganga?

A) Krishna B) Godavari
C) Kaveri D) Narmada
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Godavari

Explanation:

Godavari, India's second longest river after the river Ganga and is one among the peninsular rivers.

 

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The river Godavari is often referred to as Vridha Ganga because of its large size and extent among the peninsular rivers.

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Which latitude passes through the middle of India?

A) Equator B) Arctic Circle
C) Tropic of Capricorn D) Tropic of Cancer
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Tropic of Cancer

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Which foreign country is closest to Andaman Islands

A) Sri Lanka B) Indonesia
C) Myanmar D) Pakistan
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Myanmar

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Q:

The state of Assam has

A) Five National Parks and eleven wildlife sanctuaries B) Three National Parks and nine wildlife sanctuaries
C) Three National Parks and eight wildlife sanctuaries D) Two National Parks and eleven wildlife sanctuaries
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Five National Parks and eleven wildlife sanctuaries

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Which of the following is a Trans- Himalayan river?

A) Ganga B) Yamuna
C) Indus D) Ravi
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Indus

Explanation:

Two sub groups of Himalayan Rivers are Trans Himalayan Rivers and Himalayan Rivers.

  • Trans Himalayan Rivers :

These rivers originate beyond the Himalayas. They are The Indus, The Sutlej and The Brahmaputra Rivers.

 

  • Himalayan Rivers :

These are the rivers originate from Himalayas. They are The Ganga, The Yamuna and their tributaries.

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Q:

The state having largest area under waste land is

A) Rajastan B) Gujarat
C) Madhya Pradesh D) Jammu and kashmir
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Rajastan

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India lies in the hemisphere

A) Northern and eastern B) Southern and eastern
C) Northern and western D) Southern and western
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Northern and eastern

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