IAS Prelims: GS Geography: MCQ Set 2

This Article will provide some sample Geography Questions for the IAS Prelims Exam.

Geography is one of the most important part of IAS Prelims Exam.Geography is so vast so that it can cover the most topics of the General Studies. Candidates cannot take geography for granted. Candidates must have basic understanding about the Geography. Following are some Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) which shall help candidates to understand the pattern and level of difficulty of questions:

1.    Identify the place which is surrounded by Seshchalam hills at  its north, Melagiris range at its south, Baba Budan hills at west and Nagari hills at its east

A.    Kaveri falls                        
B.    Hogennakkal falls
C.    Banglore Plateau
D.     Nandyal Valley

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Answer. C

2.     Which of the following set of rivers which flow to west coast of Karnataka?

A.    Kalindi, Redti, Shravati, Sita
B.    Chanora, Manavi, Kalindi, Redti
C.    Netravati, Kumarraadhar, Pavasuini, Kabana
D.    Kalindi, Sita, Pulantod , Gayatri

Answer. A

3.    Which of the following do not belong to eastern coast of India?

A.    Point Calimere                    
B.    False Divi Point    
C.    Palmyra Point    
D.    Karwar Way

Answer. D

4.    Three cities in which one from Punjab and others from Himachal Pradesh are in between two rivers which are tributaries of Indus River.

A.    Ravi & Beas.                    
B.    Beas & Satluj
C.    Ravi & Satluj
D.    Satluj & Ghaghara

Answer. B

5.    Match the following list 1 with list 2 and choose the correct answer from the codes given below

List 1                                List 2
A.    Sonai Rupai                    I. West Bengal
B.    Jaldapara                        II. Arunachal Pradesh
C.    Morleen                        III. Manipur
D.    Kaibul Lamjo                    IV. Mizoram

              A          B        C       D
A.           II         I        IV       III
B.           III        I        II       IV
C.           I         II        IV      III
D.          III       IV        I        II

Answer. A

6.    Identify the protected area rich In biodiversity situated near the Kolleru lake & in between two rivers than drains in bay of Bengal

A.    Guntur                        
B.    Gudivada    
C.    Elluru
D.    Bhimavaram

Answer. B

7.    Tungrabhadra and Krishna river merge near which mountain range

A.    Nallamalai hills
B.    Erramalla hills
C.    Velikonda hills
D.    Ralkonda Hills

Answer. B

8.    The important site of Tiger Reserve and protected area “Bor” is situated between which two rivers

A.    Purna & Wardha
B.    Eardha & Wunna
C.    Wardha & Andhari
D.    Purna & Bembla

Answer. B

9.    Moving towards south from the north, which of the following is the correct sequence of regions one came across

A.    Bist doab, bari doab, malwa plains, bhiwani sagar
B.    bari doab, bhiwani sagar, malwa plains, Bist doab
C.    bari doab, bist doab, malwa plains , bhiwani bagar
D.    bhiwani bagar, malwa plains, bist doab, bari doab

Answer. C

10.       Read the following sentences carefully

I.    The range is spread over two states which lies on tropic of cancer.
II.    Sanjay Gandhi wildlife sanctuary is situated near the range

Identify the highest peak of the range:

A.    Deogarh                    
B.    Bahmangarh
C.    Amarkantak
D.    Tulasi

Answer. A

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