Indian Geography MCQ Questions with Answer
Q1. What is the other name of the highest range in the Western Ghats?
(a) Pir Panjal
(b) Siwalik range
(d) Namcha Barwa
Q2. Which state has the longest coastline?
(a) Andhra Pradesh
Q3. . Which one of the following mountain ranges is spread over only one state in India?
Q4. The longest beach in India is situated at
Q5. Which of the following passes lies in the Sutlej valley?
(a) Nathu La
(b) Jelep La
(c) Shipki La
Q6. The National Highway from Amritsar to Calcutta via Delhi is numbered:
Q7. What is the name given to the foothills zone of the Himalayas?
(a) Inner Himalayas
(b) Central Himalayas
(c) Middle Himalayas
Q8. The pilgrims of Kailash Mansarovar have to pass through which pass to enter Tibet?
(c) Lipu Lekh
(d) Nathu La
Q9. If it is 10.00 am. I.S.T., then what would be the local time at Shillong on 92° E longitude?
(a) 9.38 a.m.
(b) 10.38 a.m.
(c) 10.22 a.m.
(d) 9.22 a.m.
Q10. In which part of India is Dandakaranaya situated?
Q11. Which of the following processes is responsible for producing the sand dunes in western Rajasthan?
(a) Wind erosion
(b) Erosion by water
(c) Wind deposition
(d) Mechanical weathering
Q12. Which one of the following statements is not true?
(a) Ghaggar’s water is utilized in the Indira Gandhi canal
(b) Narmada rises from Amarkantak region
(c) Nizam Sagar is situated on the Manjra river
(d) Penganga is a tributary of the Godavari
Q13. The highest peak of south India is
Q14. Consider the following statements and select the correct answer by using the codes given below:
Assertion (A): In South India, a semi-arid steppe climate is found in parts of the Karnataka plateau.
Reason (R): It lies in the rain shadow area of Sahyadris.
(a) Both A and R are correct and R is the correct explanation of A.
(b) Both A and R are correct, but R is not the correct explanation of A.
(c) A is true, but R is false.
(d) A is false, but R is true.
Q15. The highest peak in India-
(c) Nanda Devi
(d) K2 (Godwin Austin)
Q16. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer from the codes given below:
|List-I (Hill resorts)||List-II (State)|
|A. Dalhousie||1. Jammu and Kashmir|
|B. Darjeeling||2. Himachal Pradesh|
|C. Mussoorie||3. West Bengal|
|D. Pahalgam||4. Uttarakhand|
Codes: A B C D
(a) 2 4 3 1
(b) 1 3 2 4
(c) 2 3 4 1
(d) 3 1 4 2
Q17. Duncan passage is located between-
(a) South and Little Andaman
(b) North and South Andaman
(c) North and Middle Andaman
(d) Andaman and Nicobar
Q18. Among the following which river flows in a rift valley?
Q19. The place Sabarimala is situated in which of the following States?
(a) Andhra Pradesh
(c) Kerala (d) Karnataka
Q20. Match the locations of ports labelled as A, B, C and D in the given map with the names of those ports and select the correct answer using the codes given below the names of the ports:
(a) A-4; B-2; C-3; D-5
(b) A-5; B-2; C-4; D-1
(c) A-1; B-3; C-4; D-2
(d) A-5; B-3; C-2; D-1
Q21. Match the dams and the States in which they are situated-
|A. Tungabhadra||1. Kerala|
|B. Lower Bhawani||2. Andhra Pradesh|
|C. Idukki||3. Tamil Nadu|
|D. Nagarjuna Sagar||4. Karnataka|
Codes: A B C D
(a) 3 2 4 1
(b) 2 4 3 1
(c) 4 3 1 2
(d) 1 4 2 3
Q22. Which of the following pairs are correctly matched?
I. Kapildhara Falls—Godavari River
II. Jog Falls—Sharavathi River
III. Shivasamudram Falls—Cauvery River
Select the correct answer using the code given below:
(a) I and II
(b) II and III
(c) I and III
(d) I, II and III
Q23. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists:
|List-I (National Park/Wildlife Sanctuary)||List-II (State)|
|A. Bondla Wildlife Sanctuary||1. Orissa|
|B. Kangerghat National Park||2. Assam|
|C. Orang Sanctuary||3. Chhattisgarh|
|D. Ushkothi Wildlife Sanctuary||4. Goa|
(a) A-2; B-1; C-5; D-3
(b) A-4; B-3; C-2; D-1
(c) A-2; B-3; C-5; D-1
(d) A-4; B-1; C-2; D-3
Q24. Consider the following statements
- Rural forestry aims to raise the trees on community land and on privately owned land.
- Farm forestry encourages individual farmers to plant trees on their own farmland to meet the domestic need of the family.
Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?
(a) Only 1
(b) Only 2
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2
Q25. From North towards South, which one of the following is the correct sequence of the given rivers in India?
(a) Shyok-Spiti-Zaskar- Sutlej
(c) Zaskar-Shyok-Sutlej- Spiti