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General Knowledge - Indian Geography (Static GK)

1. In Which state of India , maximum Diamond Mines are found?


[A] Bihar & Uttar Pradesh

[B] Uttar Pradesh & Jharkhand

[C] Madhya Pradesh & Andhra Pradesh

[D] Uttar Pradesh & Maharastra


2. Chota Nagpur Plateau is a world famous region of India for which of the following ?


[A] flora & fauna

[B] minerals

[C] touristic attraction

[D] rivers


3. Namchik-Namphuk in Arunanchal Pradesh are famous fields for ?


[A] Coal

[B] Oil & Natural Gas

[C] Bauxite

[D] Zinc


4. Aranmula Kannadi is a GI protected tag of Kerala. It is a ________?


[A] Sweet

[B] Handicraft

[C] Plantation Product

[D] Soft Drink


5. The Sabarmati river originates in which among the following ranges?


[A] The Satpuras

[B] The Vindhyas

[C] The Aravallis

[D] The Western Ghats


6. Which of the following rivers does not flow into the Arabian Sea?


[A] Tungabhadra

[B] Sabarmati

[C] Mandovi

[D] Narmada


7. Who was the First Indian to go in space?


[A] Kalpana Chawla

[B] Tenzing Norgay

[C] Rakesh Sharma

[D] Sanjay Thapar


8. Which of the following ports lies on the eastern sea coast of India?


[A] Cochin

[B] Kandla

[C] Vizag

[D] Madurai


9. If the Sun rises at Tirap in Arunachal Pradesh at 5.00 am (IST), then when (IST) the Sun will rise in Kandla, Gujarat?


[A] About 5.00 a.m.

[B] About 6.20 a.m.

[C] About 7.30 a.m.

[D] About 7.00 a.m.


10. The vertical rock face known as Hillary step is located in which of the following mountain peak?


[A] Mt. Everest

[B] Kanchenjunga

[C] Nanda Devi

[D] Trishul


11. Campbell Bay is located in which of the following places of India?


[A] Little Andaman

[B] Little Nicobar

[C] South Andaman

[D] Great Nicobar


12. Which one of the following is not a tributary of Indus River?


[A] Chenab

[B] Beas

[C] Ravi

[D] Tawi


13. Narora Atomic Power Station is situated in which of the following places of India?


[A] Gujarat

[B] Uttar Pradesh

[C] Karnataka

[D] Maharashtra


14. India’s largest floating solar plant is located in which of the following states of India?


[A] Kerala

[B] Karnataka

[C] Tamil Nadu

[D] Mizoram


15. The wind power capacity is highest in which of the following states of India?


[A] Assam

[B] Tamil Nadu

[C] West Bengal

[D] Odisha


16. Generally, standards in ‘Organic Farming’ are designed to encourage the use of which of the following?


[A] Natural substances

[B] Genetically modified substances

[C] Artificial substances

[D] Manmade substances


17.Which of the following countries has the largest area under rice cultivation?


[A] China

[B] India

[C] Japan

[D] Philippines


18.Which of the following is an example of ‘Rabi’ crop?


[A] Mustard

[B] Cotton

[C] Maize

[D] Arhar


19.Which among the following is the first public sector company in drugs and pharmaceuticals?


[A] Indian Drugs and Pharmaceuticals Limited

[B] Hindustan Antibiotics Limited

[C] Bengal Chemical and Pharmaceuticals Limited

[D] None of the above


20.What is the rank of India in terms of the total population in the world?


[A] 2nd

[B] 4th

[C] 5th

[D] 7th


21.India is expected to be the world’s most populous country by which of the following year?


[A] 2022

[B] 2024

[C] 2028

[D] 2030


22. Which of the following important rivers of India does not originate from the Western Ghats?


[A] Cauvery

[B] Godavari

[C] Krishna

[D] Mahanadi


23. The proportion of forest to the total national geographical area of India as envisaged by National Forest Policy is


[A] 30.3%

[B] 33.3%

[C] 38.3%

[D] 42.3%


24. Which of the following types of soil are mostly confined to river basins and coastal plains of India?


[A] Alluvial soils

[B] Black soils

[C] Laterite soils

[D] Red soils


25. The number of major ports in India is


A] 5

B] 8

C] 13

D] 15


26. Which of the following is a peninsular river of India?


A] Gandak

B] Kosi

C] Krishna

D] Sutlej


27. Which of the following is the most important raw material for generation of power in India?


A] Coal

B] Mineral Oil

C] Natural Gas

D] Uranium


28. The river Godavari is often referred to as Vridha Ganga because


A] It is the older river of India

B] Of its large size and extent among the peninsular rivers

C] There are a fairly large number of pilgrimage centres situated on its banks

D] Its length is nearly the same as that of the river Ganges


29. The scarcity or crop failure of which of the following can cause a serious edible oil crisis in India?


A] Coconut

B] Groundnut

C] Linseed

D] Mustard


30. The oldest oil refinery in India is at


A] Digboi, Assam

B] Haldia, near Kolkata

C] Koyali, near Baroda

D] Noonmati, Assam


31. The oldest mountains in India are


A] Aravalis

B] Vindhyas

C] Satpuras

D] Nilgiri hills


32. Which of the following union territories of India has the highest density of population per sq km?


A] Pondicherry

B] Lakshadweep

C] Delhi

D] Chandigarh


33. Which atomic power station in India is built completely indigenously?


A] Kalpakkam

B] Narora

C] Rawat Bhata

D] Tarapore


34. The south-west monsoon contributes ____ of the total rain in India.


A] 86%

B] 50%

C] 22%

D] 100%


35. Which of the following food grain crops occupies the largest part of the cropped area in India?


A] Barley and maize

B] Jowar and bajra

C] Rice

D] Wheat


36. The number of major languages, recognized in the Indian Union as official language, are


A] 15

B] 22

C] 12

D] 9


37. The only private sector refinery set up by Reliance Petroleum Ltd. is located at


A] Guwahati

B] Jamnagar

C] Mumbai

D] Chennai


38. The Radcliffe line is a boundary between


A] India and Pakistan

B] India and China

C] India and Myanmar

D] India and Afghanistan


39. Which of the following has a potential for harnessing of tidal energy in India?


A] Gulf of Cambay

B] Gulf of Mannar

C] Backwaters of Kerala

D] Chilka lake


40. The state having a largest area of forest cover in India is


A] Arunachal Pradesh

B] Haryana

C] Madhya Pradesh

D] Assam


41. The percentage of earth surface covered by India is


A] 2.4

B] 3.4

C] 4.4

D] 5.4


42. The India's highest annual rainfall is reported at


A] Namchi, Sikkim

B] Churu, Rajasthan

C] Mawsynram, Meghalaya

D] Chamba, Himachal Pradesh


43. The refineries are Mathura, Digboi and Panipat are set up by


A] Indian Oil Corporation Ltd.

B] Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd.

C] Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd.

D] Crude Distillation unit of Madras Refineries Ltd.


44. The Yarlung Zangbo river, in India, is known as


A] Ganga

B] Indus

C] Brahmaputra

D] Mahanadi


45. What is the point on the surface closest to the focus point of an earthquake called


A] Epicentre

B] hypo centre

C] Hyper centre 

D] Circumcentre


46. The smallest island country in the Indian Ocean is


        A] Maldives

        B] Sri Lanka

        C] Mauritius

        D] Madagascar


47. Which of the following has maximum diurnal temperature difference


        A] Desert

        B] Mountains

        C] Plateau

        D] Ocean


48. Chhattisgarh does not share its boundary with which of the following states


        A] West Bengal

B] Uttar Pradesh

C] Madhya Pradesh

D] Telangana


49. when was Jim Corbett National Park established


        A] 1934

B] 1935

C] 1936

D] 1937


50. _____is an important road link between Srinagar on the side and Kargil and Leh on the other side


        A] Muling La

        B] Shipki La

        C] Zoji La

        D] Qara Tag La

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