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Q.96. The Karewas of Kashmir Valley is famous for the cultivation –
Karewas of Kashmir Valley
The Kashmir valley is an oval-shaped basin, 140 km long and 40 km wide, trending in the NNW–SSE direction. It is an intermountain valley fill, comprising of unconsolidated gravel and mud.
Karewas are lacustrine deposits (deposits in lake) in the Valley of Kashmir and in Bhadarwah Valley of the Jammu Division.
Karewas were formed during the Pleistocene Period (1 million years ago), when the entire Valley of Kashmir was under water. Due to the rise of Pirpanjal, the drainage was impounded and a lake of about 5000 sq. km area was developed and thus a basin was formed. Subsequently, the lake was drained through Bramulla gorge. The deposits left in the process are known as karewas. The thickness of karewas is about 1400 m.
Karewa formations, which are useful for the cultivation of Zafran, a local variety of saffron.
Q.97. The Jowar Crops is commonly grown in
(A) Dry Areas
(B) Hot and Wet Areas
(C) Wet Areas
(D) Mountainous Areas
Q.98. Which of the following state has the lowest percentage of the total area under forest
States with lowest percentage forest Cover (Ascending order)
- Punjab – 3.52 %
- Haryana – 3.59%
- Rajasthan- 4.70 %
- U.P- 5.96%
- Bihar – 7.74%
Q.99. India is divided into how many PINCODE Zones
(A) 6 zones
(B) 7 zones
(C) 8 zones
(D) 10 zones
There are 9 PIN regions in the country. The first 8 are geographical regions and the digit 9 is reserved for the Army Postal Service.
|First Digit of Pin Code||States or Union Territories|
|1||Delhi, Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh, Chandigarh|
|2||Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand|
|3||Rajasthan, Gujarat, Daman and Diu, Dadra and Nagar Haveli|
|4||Maharashtra, Goa, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh|
|5||Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka|
|6||Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Puducherry, Lakshadweep|
|7||West Bengal, Odisha, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, Meghalaya, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Assam, Sikkim|
|9||Army Postal Service (APS), Field Post Office (FPO)|
Q.100. Ralley for Valley programme in India was organized to highlight the problem of
(A) Environmental Degradation
(C) Resettlement of Displaced People
(D) Loss of Agricultural Land
Q.101. Tel River is a tributary of
(A) Godavari River
(B) Krishna River
(C) Mahanadi River
(D) Narmada River
Mahanadi tributary – Seonath, Jonk, Hasdeo, Mand, ib, Ong and Tel.
Krishna tributary- Ghataprabha River, Malaprabha River, Bhīma River, Tungabhadra River, and Musi River
Godavari tributary – Purna, Kadam, Pranahita, Indravati, Pravara, Sindphana, Manjira, Manair, Kinnerasan
Narmada tributary Banjar, Kaveri, Tawa , Burhner ,Sher, Shakkar, Uri, Hiran, Orsang, Kolar
Q.102. Which out of the following states has the highest percentage of its area under forest
(A) Andaman and Nicobar Island
(B) Himachal Pradesh
(C) Jammu and Kashmir
States with Highest percentage forest Cover (Descending order)
- Mizoram – 90.38%
- Lakshadweep – 84.56%
- Andaman and Nicobar Islands – 81.36%
- Arunachal Pradesh – 80.39%
- Nagaland – 78.68%
Q.103. The Sandalwood trees are extensively found in
(C) Tamil Nadu
Q.104. The places of Kumki and Kibithu in India situated
(A) Western Part
(B) Eastern Part
(C) Northern Part
(D) Southern Part
Kumki and Kibithu, is a town in Arunachal Pradesh in the district of Changlang and Anjaw. It is one of the easternmost permanently populated towns of India.
Q.105. Which among the following states of India has maximum buffer stock (cold storage and Godowns) facility
(B) Uttar Pradesh
Q.106. The largest milk producing state of India is
(C) Uttar Pradesh
States with largest milk producing (Descending order)
- Uttar Pradesh – 30,519 (‘000 tonnes)
- Rajasthan- 23,668
- Madhya Pradesh- 15,911
- Andhra Pradesh- 15,044
- Gujarat- 14,493
Q.107. In which part of India Dandakaranya is situated
(A) North Eastern
(B) South Eastern
Dandakaranya is a historical region in India, mentioned in Ramayana. It is located in the Bastar region of present-day state of Chhattisgarh in the central part (South Eastern) of India.
Q.108. The Dandakaranya regions is mainly lies in
Q.109. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the codes given below
|A. Thal Ghat||1. Joins Mumbai with Pune|
|B. Bhor Ghat||2. Varanasi|
|C. Pal Ghat||3. Joins Kochi with Tamil Nadu|
|D. Assi Ghat||4. Join Nashik with Mumbai|
Important Passes of Western Ghats
- Thal Ghat: It links Nasik to Mumbai.
- Bhor Ghat: It links Mumbai to Pune.
- Pal Ghat: It connects Kerala to Tamil Nadu (link Kochi to Chennai).
- Assi Ghat : Varanasi
Q.110. The first upheaval led to the formation of the Greater Himalayas during
(A) Pliocene Period
(B) Miocene Period
(C) Mid-Miocene Period
(D) Eocene Period