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Friday, March 21, 2014

Geography MCQs for Competitive Exams - Set 1

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Friends, here is the first set of our Geography Multiple Choice Questions for upcoming competitive exams. These questions are based on the locational and spatial setting of India. Before going to read these questions, we suggest you to read the synopsis of the same posted by us here. Happy Reading :)

The Southern most tip of India is ?
  1. Rameswaram
  2. Cochin
  3. Kanya Kumari
  4. Trivendrum
  5. None of the Above


The Northern Boundary of India is ?
  1. The Himalayan Mountain Range
  2. The Arabian Sea
  3. Kanyakumari
  4. Arunachal Pradesh
  5. None of the Above


The Physical and Socio-cultural contrasts in India are marked by ?
  1. Unity in Diversity
  2. Diversity in Unity
  3. Many races and languages
  4. Uniti in Diversity and Diversity in Unity.
  5. None of the Above



From North to South India measures ?
  1. 3600 Kms
  2. 4500 Kms
  3. 3214 Kms 
  4. 2500 Kms
  5. 2165 Kms


India derives its name from the river ?
  1. Indus
  2. Indika
  3. Indonesia
  4. Indiana
  5. Ganges


India is called a sub-continent because of ?
  1. Its varied cultures and different religions
  2. Its geographical extension and distinctive character
  3. It is surrounded by sea water on three-sides and land mass on one side
  4. It is located in Asisa
  5. None of the Above


The Northern half of India belongs to ?
  1. Tropical climatic zone
  2. Sub-Tropical climatic zone
  3. Mediterranean climatic zone
  4. HOt desert climatic zone
  5. None of the Above

In ancient times our country was called "Indoi" by
  1. The persians
  2. THe French
  3. The British
  4. The Greeks
  5. None of the Above


The State where the sun rises last is ?
  1. Rajasthan
  2. Gujarat
  3. Arunachal Pradesh
  4. Meghalaya
  5. None of the Above


The world Standard Time is ?
  1. New Delhi's Time
  2. Tokyo's Time
  3. Greenwich's Time
  4. New York's Time
  5. None of the Above


The Longitude that serves as the India Standard Time is ?
  1. 98°25' Eastern Longitude
  2. 82°30' Eastern Longitude
  3. 68°15' Eastern Longitude
  4. 45°30' Eastern Longitude
  5. None of the Above


The extensive land area covered by water on three sides and land on one side is called ?
  1. Peninsula
  2. Triangular Land
  3. Three Way land
  4. Island
  5. None of the Above


The length of India's Coast Line is ?
  1. 7100 Kms
  2. 6100 Kms
  3. 5100 Kms
  4. 4100 Kms
  5. 3652 Kms


The Palk Strait separates these two countries ?
  1. India and Pakisthan
  2. Tibet and Nepal
  3. Sri Lanka and India
  4. Nepal and Kuwait
  5. Bangladesh and United States


The state which has the longest coast line in India is ?
  1. Gujarat
  2. Tamil Nadu
  3. Orissa
  4. Maharashtra
  5. Kerala


The smallest union territory in our country is ?
  1. Puducherry
  2. Andaman and Nicobar Islands
  3. Lakshadweep
  4. Chandigarh
  5. None of the Above


The hilly mass which is called "the Roof of the world" is ?
  1. Bhutan
  2. Nepal
  3. Afghanisthan
  4. Tibet
  5. None of the Above


Gangtok is the capital of ?
  1. Tripura
  2. Himachal Pradesh
  3. Sikkim
  4. Meghalaya
  5. None of the Above


Mac Mohan is the boundary line between ?
  1. India and China
  2. India and Pakisthan
  3. India and Korea
  4. India and Japan
  5. India and Malaysia


Red Cliff LIne is the boundary line between ?
  1. India and Pakisthan
  2. India and China
  3. India and Russia
  4. India and Japan
  5. India and Afghanisthan


Durand Line is the boundary line between
  1. India and Pakisthan
  2. India and China
  3. Pakisthan and Afghanisthan and India
  4. India and Japan
  5. None of the Above


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12 comments:

  1. length of indian coastline is 7516 kms

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    1. length of indian coastline is 6100kms..but length of indian coastline with islands 7516kms.

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    2. yes u r rite
      Length of coastline of India including the coastlines of Andaman and Nicobar Islands in the Bay of Bengal and Lakshwadweep Islands in the Arabian Sea is 7517 km. Length of Coastline of Indian mainland is 6100 km. Coastline of Indian mainland is surrounded by Arabian Sea in the west, Bay of Bengal in the east, and Indian Ocean in the south. length of total coastline of India. The long coast line of India is dotted with several major ports such as Kandla, Mumbai, Navasheva, Mangalore, Cochin, Chennai, Tuticorin, Vishakapatnam, and Paradip. For the effective defence of Indian Coastline, a separate force known as Indian Coast Guard was formed on February 1, 1977.

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  2. please post AP Geograpy for Forest Dept exam

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  3. the state which has the longest coastline in india is gujrat with 1915 km ... correct me if i am wrong...
    thanks in advance

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    1. You are correct friend. I was wrong.. Corrected it now.

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  4. thnks....plz update more.......thnku......

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  5. Mam,
    I read longest coast line is in Guj.Pls clarify my doubt..
    thanks in advance

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  6. WRONG ANSWER: southermost tip of india=kanyakumari

    Answer is E: indira point is the southernmost point and from option it is non of these

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    1. Kanyakumari lies at the southernmost tip of mainland India. Indira point is situated in Nicobar Islands, this is not the Indian mainland. So Kanyakumar is the CORERCT ANSWER, if they haven't mention Indira Point in options. Thanks.

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  7. plz upload more of these quite helpful:)))))))))

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