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GK Quiz on Indian Geography ‘Physical Features & Climate of India’ Set II

07-DEC-2015 18:06

    GK 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: Physical Features & Climate of India’ Set II that attune and equipped in different competitive examination.

    1. Consider the following statement(s) is/are related to the climate of India

    I. It has 'Tropical Monsoon' type of climate.

    II. Alternating seasons is the chief characteristic of India's Climate.


    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

    2. Consider the following statement(s) is/are related to the factors affecting the climate of India

    I. Latitude

    II. Distance fron the Sea
     
    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. Which of the following is defined the northern frontiers of India?

    A. Himalayan mountain range

    B. Karakoram Range

    C. Aravali Range

    D. Satpura Range

    4. Which of the following is the highest point in India?

    A. Mt. Everest

    B. Dodabeta

    C. Kangchenjunga

    D. George Everest

    5. Consider the following statement(s) is/are related to the Northern Mountains

    I. A great arc of mountains, consisting of the Himalayas of Nepal, Hindu Kush, and Patkai ranges define the northern Indian subcontinent.

    II. The mountains in these ranges include some of the world's tallest mountains which act as a natural barrier to cold polar winds.

    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

    6. Which of the following place in the Jammu & Kashmir famous for 'saffron cultivation'?

    A. Pampore

    B. Kashmir

    C. Jammu

    D. Kathua

    7. Consider the following statement(s) is/are related to Vindhya range

    I. Geographically,  separates Northern India from Southern India.

    II.The western end of the range lies in eastern Gujarat, near its border with Madhya Pradesh, and runs east and north, almost meeting the Ganges at Mirzapur

    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
     
    8. Consider the following statement(s) is/are related to the Deccan Plateau

    I.It  is a large triangular plateau, bounded by the Vindhyas to the north and flanked by the Eastern and Western Ghats.

    II.It slopes gently from west to east and gives rise to several peninsular rivers such as the Godavari, the Krishna, the Kaveri and the Mahanadi which drain into the Bay of Bengal.


    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

    9. Consider the following statement(s) is/are related to the Chota Nagpur Plateau

    I.It is situated in eastern India, covering much of Jharkhand and adjacent parts of Odisha, Bihar and Chhattisgarh.

    II.The natural vegetation in most of the peninsula is xeric scrub, part of the Northwestern thorn scrub forests ecoregion.


    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


    10. Consider the following statement(s) is/are related to the Satpura Range

    I. It begins in eastern Gujarat near the Arabian Sea coast and runs east across Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh.

    II. It is triangular in shape, with its apex at Ratnapuri and the two sides being parallel to the Tapti and Narmada rivers.

    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

    11. Consider the following statement(s) is/are related to the Aravali Range

    I. It is the oldest mountain range in India, running across Rajasthan from northeast to southwest direction, extending approximately 800 km

    II. The northern end of the range continues as isolated hills and rocky ridges into Haryana, ending near Delhi.


    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


    12. Consider the following statement(s) is/are related to the Western Ghats or Sahyadri mountains

    I. It  run along the western edge of India's Deccan Plateau and separate it from a narrow coastal plain along the Arabian Sea.

    II.The range runs approximately 1,600 km from south of the Tapti River near the Gujarat–Maharashtra border and across Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu to the southern tip of the Deccan peninsula.


    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

    13. Consider the following statement(s) is/are related to the Eastern Ghats

    I.It is a discontinuous range of mountains, which have been eroded and vivisected by the four major rivers of southern India, the Godavari, Mahanadi, Krishna, and Kaveri.

    II.The Nilgiri hills in Tamil Nadu lies at the junction of the Eastern and Western Ghats.

    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


    14. Consider the following statement(s) is/are related to the Indo-Gangetic plains

    I.It run parallel to the Himalayas, from Jammu and Kashmir in the west to Assam in the east, and drain most of northern and eastern India

    II.The major rivers in this region are the Ganges, Indus, and Brahmaputra along with their main tributaries–Yamuna, Chambal, Gomti, Ghaghara, Kosi, Sutlej, Ravi, Beas, Chenab, and Tista


    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

    15. Consider the following statement(s) is/are related to the Thar Desert

    I. The desert continues into Pakistan as the Cholistan Desert.

    II. Most of the Thar Desert is situated in Rajasthan, covering 61% of its geographic area.


    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


    16. Consider the following statement(s) is/are related to the Eastern Coastal Plain

    I. It is a wide stretch of land lying between the Eastern Ghats and the oceanic boundary of India. It stretches from Tamil Nadu in the south to West Bengal in the east.

    II.The region receives both the northeast monsoon and southwest monsoon rains.


    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

    17. Consider the following statement(s) is/are related to the Water Projects and Dam

    I. Ranjit Sagar Dam is on the river Beas.

    II. Hirakud Dam is on the river Damodar.

    III. The reservoir Gandhi Sagar is on the river Chambal.

    Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct?

    A. Both I and II

    B. III only

    C. Both II and III

    D. Both I and III

    18. Consider the following statement(s) is/are related to the Cold Weather Season

    I.The Cold weather seasons starts in October.

    II.States like Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan being far away from the moderating influence of sea experience continental climate.

    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

    19. Consider the following statement(s) is/are related to the Jet Stream

    I. Air currents in the upper layers of the atmosphere known as jet steams could determine the arrival of the monsoons and departure of the monsoons.

    II. The major jet streams on Earth are easterly winds (flowing west to east).


    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

    20. Which of the following region in India receives rainfall from the  winter disturbances?

    (a) Punjab

    (c) Kerala

    (b) Tamil Nadu

    (d) Western Ghats (Kerela)

    Question

    Answer

    1

    C

    2

    C

    3

    A

    4

    C

    5

    C

    6

    A

    7

    C

    8

    C

    9

    C

    10

    C

    11

    b

    12

    C

    13

    C

    14

    C

    15

    C

    16

    C

    17

    B

    18

    B

    19

    A

    20

    A

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