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NDA Exam I 2016: Sample Question Set 6- Geography

Dear Students, we are providing the set of 10 objective type question based on the Geography of India, which comes under Part A of the General Ability paper. It will be helpful to understand the pattern of Geography question which can be asked in the coming NDA Exam I 2016.

Mar 30, 2016 14:58 IST
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NDA Exam I 2016 – 17th April 2016
(Geography)

1. Consider the following statement(s) related to alluvial soils.
I. The soil covers 40 percent part of total geographical area of India.
II. Alluvial soils are formed due to depositional work done by rivers in plains .valleys, flood plain and deltas
Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct?
Code:
A.Only I
B.Only II
C.Both I and II
D.Neither I nor II
Ans: C

2. Consider the following statement(s) related to Regur soils or Black cotton soils.
I. It is formed by solidification of lava spread over large area of Deccan plateau.
II. They are very rich in minerals contents because these soils were formed due to volcanic activities.
III. They are found in Karnataka, Maharashtra, MP, Gujarat, AP and Tamil Nadu.
Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct?
Code:
A.Only I
B.Only II
C.Both I and II
D.I, II, III
Ans: D

3. Consider the following statement(s) related to Red and yellow Soils.
I. They are formed by decomposition of Granite (igneous) and Gneiss (metamorphic rocks).
II. They are Reddish in colour because presence of iron oxide in it.
III. These soils lack in Nitrogen, Phosphorous Acid and organic matter and are less fertile.
Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct?
Code:
A.Only I
B.Only II
C.Both I and II
D.I, II, III
Ans: D

4. Which of the following rivers system form a part of the Koyna River?
A. The Cauvery
B. The Krishna
C. The Godavari
D. The Mahanadi
Ans: B

5.On which of the following river formed the Jog waterfalls?
A.Tunga bhadra
B.Sharavathi
C.Koyna
D. None of the above
Ans:B

6.Which of the following reason is the non perennial features of peninsular India rivers?
A. Rainfall is seasonal
B. Rainfall is low
C. Rainfall varies from year to year
D. None of the above
Ans: A

7. Which is the largest river basin of the peninsular India?
A.Godavari
B.Mahanadi
C.Krishna
D.None of the above
Ans:A

8. Which of the following reason direct the Narmada and Tapti rivers of the peninsular India flow westwards?
A. Along old river courses
B. Along valleys carved by erosion
C. Along through bounded by faults
D. None of the above
Ans:C

9. Where the Luni River is located?
A. Punjab
B. Rajasthan
C. Himachal Pradesh
D. None of the above
Ans:B

10.Where the Tapti River is located?
A. Satpura range
B. Vindhyachal range
C. Western Ghats
D. Eastern Ghats
Ans: A

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