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GK Quiz on Indian Geography: ‘Economic Geography’ Set I

01-DEC-2015 12:43

    General Knowledge Quiz section is a repository of Multiple Choice Question that make you aware about  evolving nature of competitive examination, here we are giving 20 Multiple Type Question on ‘Indian Geography: Economic Geography’ that attune and equipped in different competitive examination.


    1. Which one of the following rivers has the highest replenishable ground water resource in the country?

    A. The Yamuna

    B. The Ganga

    C. Tsangpo-Brahmaputra

    D. Dakshina Ganga

    2. Consider the following statement (s) regarding classification of Indian Agriculture on the basis of time of sowing.

    I. Rabi crops – Wheat, Potato, Gram, Mustard

    II. Kharif Crops—Paddy, Jute, Sugarcane, corn, Jowar, Bazra, Maize.

    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

    3. Consider the following statement (s) regarding Economic geography.

    I. It is the study of the location, distribution and spatial organization of economic activities across the world.

    II. It represents a traditional subfield of the discipline of geography.

    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

    4. Which one of the following sectors has the greater proportion of the total water used in India?

    A. Irrigation

    B. Domestic use

    C. Industries

    D. Mining and coal field

    5. Which one of the following States has the majority and the major oil fields in India?

    A. Assam

    B. Gujarat

    C. Jharkhand

    D. Tamil Nadu

    6. Which of the following is/are the key part of India's three stage nuclear power programme?

    A. Thorium-based fuels

    B. To design for an atomic reactor using thorium and low-enriched uranium

    C. To develop a prototype atomic reactor using thorium and low-enriched uranium

    D. All of the above

    7. Which one of the following minerals has another name called ‘brown diamond’?

    A. Iron

    B. Manganese

    C. Lignite

    D. Mica

    8. Select the correct non-renewable source of energy?

    A. Hydel

    B. Thermal

    C. Solar

    D. Wind power

    9. Which of the following is not one of the factors for industrial location and development?

    A. Market

    B. Population Density

    C. Capital

    D. Power

    10.  Which of the following is the India’s earliest Iron and Steel Company?

    A. IISCO

    B. TISCO

    C. Visvesvaraiya Iron and Steel Works

    D. Mysore Iron and Steel Works.

    11. What was the reason for development of the first modern cotton mill in Mumbai?

    A. Mumbai is a port

    B. It is located near cotton growing area

    C. Mumbai was the financial centre

    D. All of the above.

    12. Which of the following is the nucleus of the Hugli Industrial Region?

    A. Kolkata-Haora

    B. Kolkata-Medinipur

    C. Kolkata-Rishra

    D. Kolkata-Konnagar

    13. Which is the second largest sugar producing state in India?

    A. Maharashtra

    B. Bihar

    C. Uttar Pradesh

    D. West Bengal

    14. Which of the following statement related to  the regional planning?

    A. Development of various sectors of economy.

    B. Area specific approach of development.

    C. Area differences in transportation network.

    D. Development of rural areas.

    15. What is the abbreviation of ITDP?

    A. Integrated Tourism Development Programme

    B. Integrated Travel Development Programme

    C. Integrated Tribal Development Programme

    D. Integrated Transport Development Programme

    16. Which one of the following factor was responsible for the development in Indira Gandhi Canal?

    A. Agricultural development

    B. Eco-development

    C. Transport development

    D. Colonisation of land

    17. In how many zones has The Indian Railways system is been divided foe traffic management?

    A. 9

    B. 16

    C. 12

    D. 14

    18. Which of the following is the India's longest highway?

    A. N.H.-1

    B. N.H.-7

    C. N.H.-6

    D. N.H.-8

    19. The National Waterway 1 or NW1 is located in India and runs from Haldia to Allahabad across from which of the following river system?

    A. The Brahmaputra, Sadiya-Dhubri

    B. The Ganga, Haldia-Allahabad

    C. West Coast Canal, Kottapuram to Kollam

    D. None of the above

    20. When the first radio programme was broadcasted?

    A. 1911

    B. 1927

    C. 1936

    D. 1923

    Question

    Answer

    1

    B

    2

    C

    3

    C

    4

    A

    5

    A

    6

    D

    7

    C

    8

    B

    9

    B

    10

    B

    11

    B

    12

    A

    13

    C

    14

    C

    15

    C

    16

    A

    17

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    18

    B

    19

    B

    20

    D

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