# GEOGRAPHY OF INDIA 200 IMPORTANT MCQS PART 1 FOR NTA UGC NET

GEOGRAPHY OF INDIA 200 IMPORTANT MCQS PART 1 FOR NTA UGC NET

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Q.1. The country India is lying entirely in

(A) O0 latitude of Equator

(B) 23 ½0 N Latitude

(C) Northern Hemisphere

(D Southern Hemisphere

Explanation:

Q.2. The North to South extension of India is

(A) 2,500 km

(B) 2,933 km

(C) 3,214 km

(D) 2,926 km

Explanation:

Q.3. The East to West extension of India is

(A) 2,933 km

(B) 2,500 km

(C) 3,214 km

(D) 2,926 km

Explanation:

Q.4. The total land area of India is

(A) 34, 87,233 sq.km

(B) 32, 87,263 sq.km

(C) 87, 32, 263 sq.km

(D) 36, 87,263 sq.km

Explanation:

Q.5. In terms of area what is the rank of India in the world

(A) Fifth

(B) Sixth

(C) Seventh

(D) Eight

Explanation:

The top ten largest countries, in square kilometers.

1. Russia – 17,098,242
3. United States – 9,826,675
4. China – 9,596,961
5. Brazil – 8,514,877
6. Australia – 7,741,220
7. India – 3,287,263
8. Argentina – 2,780,400
9. Kazakhstan – 2,724,900
10. Algeria – 2,381,741

Q.6. Which one of the following system has the most mineralized rocks in India?

(A) Cuddaph

(B) Gondwana

(C) Dharwar

(D) Cretaceous

Explanation:

Q.7. The high quality of Makrana marble is found in the states of

(A) Gujarat

(B) Rajasthan

(D) Karnataka

Explanation:

Q.8. Which one of the following sequences of physical features is correct?

(A) Mountain, Tarai, Plain and Bhabhar

(B) Plain, Bhabar, Tarai and Mountain

(C) Mountain, Plain, Bhabar and Tarai

(D) Plain, Tarai, Bhabar and Mountain

Explanation:

Q.9. The Pir Panjal range lies in

(A) Trans Himalayas

(B) Greater Himalayas

(C) Middle Himalayas

(D) Outer Himalayas

Explanation:

Q.10. Which one of the following sequences of the Himalayan ranges from South to North is correct

Explanation:

Q.11. Which one of the following states has the longest coast line

(A) Maharashtra

(B) Gujarat

Explanation:

Q.12. East Kolkata Wetlands have been declared as

(A) World Heritage Site

(B) Ramsar Site

(C) Biodiversity Site

(D) Tourist Site

Explanation:

Q.13. The Malabar Coast is situated in the state of –

(A) Kerala

(B) Karnataka

(C) Maharashtra

(D) Gujarat

Explanation:

Q.14. Mangrove vegetation in India is mostly seen in the region of-

(A) Rann of Kachchh

(B) Deccan.Plateau

(C) Malabar Coast

(D) Sundarban

Explanation:

Q.15. In respect of which one of the following crops the green revolution in India has the major impact

(A) Maize

(B) Rice

(C) Wheat

(D) Pulses

Explanation:

Green Revolution is the Intensive plan of the 1960s to increase crop yields in developing countries by introducing higher-yielding strains of plant and new fertilizers

It developed new strains of high yield variety seeds, mainly wheat and rice and also millet and corn.

Q.16. The Govind Sagar Lake is located in

(A) Tehri Dam

(B) Hirakud Dam

(C) Kosi Dam

(D) Bhakra Nangal Dam

Explanation:

Gobind Sagar Lake is a Reservoir situated in Una and Bilaspur districts of Himachal Pradesh. It is formed by the Bhakra Dam. The Reservoirs is on the River Sutlej and is named in honour of Guru Gobind Singh, the tenth Sikh guru.

Q.17. The most important source of irrigation in Great India desert (Thor) is

(A) Canal

(B) Well

(C) Tube-Well

(D) Tank

Explanation:

Thar desert, the main source if irrigation is Indira Gandhi Canal

Q.18. The Rajasthan Canal (Indira Gandhi Canal) draws its water from the rivers

(A) Yamuna

(B) Chambal

(C) Ravi

(D) Satluj and Beas

Explanation:

Q.19. The longest west flowing Peninsular river is

(A) Godavari

(B) Krishna

(D) Tapti

Explanation:

Q.20. Which one of the following places in India does not get the vertical rays of the sun

(A) Mumbai

(B) Chennai

(C) Srinagar (J&K)

(D) Thiruvananthapuram

Explanation:

Q.21. Which one of the following matches is not correct –

(B) Shivalik – Outer Himalaya

(C) Western Ghat – Peninsula India

(D) Gondwanaland – Lesser Himalaya

Explanation:

Q.22. Which one of the following major seaports of India does not have natural harbour?

(A) Mumbai

(B) Coachin

(D) Marmagao

Explanation:

b

Q.23. The valley of Kashmir lies between which of the following ranges

(A) Pir-Panjal and Karakoram Range

(B) Pir Panjal and Zanskar Range

(D) Sulaiman and Kirthar Range

Explanation:

Q.24. Which one of the following regions has the highest proportion of agricultural land under irrigation

(A) West Bengal Delta

(B) Uttar Pradesh – Bihar Plain

(C) Punjab – Haryana Plain

(D) Rajasthan – Gujarat Plain

Explanation:

Q.25. Assertation (A): Himalayan Rivers are Perennial

Reason (R): The region gets rainfall the South West monsoon season only

Codes:

(A) (A) and (R) are correct and (R) explains (A)

(B) (A) and (R) are correct but (R) does not explain (A)

(C) (A) is correct, but (R) is false

(D) (A) is false, but (R) is correct