Geography - Online Quiz


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Following quiz provides Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) related to Geography. You will have to read all the given answers and click over the correct answer. If you are not sure about the answer then you can check the answer using Show Answer button. You can use Next Quiz button to check new set of questions in the quiz.

Questions and Answers

Q 1 - Harishchandra Range is located in ……………………

A - Gujarat

B - Maharashtra

C - Madhya Pradesh

D - Karnataka

Answer : B

Explanation

Located in Maharashtra, Harischandra Range is a spur of the Western Ghats.

Q 2 - Which one of the following five-year plans emphasized on the electronic industry?

A - Fourth five-year plan

B - Fifth five-year plan

C - Sixth five-year plan

D - Seventh five-year plan

Answer : D

Explanation

The electronic industry was emphasized during the Seventh five-year plan i.e. 1985-90.

Answer : A

Explanation

Taken place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 2012, Rio+20 is the United Nations Conference that discussed the updates of the Sustainable Development.

Q 4 - What is the average depth of the continental shelf?

A - 200 m

B - 100 m

C - 300 m

D - 150 m

Answer : D

Explanation

The continental shelf normally has very low depth merely about 150 m.

Q 5 - Temperature of the Center of the Earth (i.e. core) is about ………………

A - 6,0000 C

B - 7,0000 C

C - 5,0000 C

D - 8,0000 C

Answer : A

Explanation

N/C

Q 6 - Which one of the following states has the minimum geographical area under the forest?

A - Haryana

B - Punjab

C - Uttar Pradesh

D - Rajasthan

Answer : B

Explanation

Punjab has only 3.52 % geographical area under the forest; Haryana has 3.59; Rajasthan has 4.70; and Uttar Pradesh has 5.96%.

Q 7 - Popular for Uranium, Cigar Lake and McArthur River basin are located in …

A - USA

B - Australia

C - Canada

D - Russia

Answer : C

Explanation

Cigar Lake and McArthur River basin are leading uranium producing centers in Canada.

Q 8 - Casablanca, Morocco has ……………… type of climate.

A - Mediterranean

B - Subtropical hot summer

C - Maritime subarctic

D - Steppe

Answer : A

Explanation

N/A

Q 9 - Which one of the following is the largest producer of Kyanite?

A - Jharkhand

B - Maharashtra

C - Karnataka

D - Chhattisgarh

Answer : A

Explanation

Jharkhand is the largest producer of Kyanite followed by Maharashtra and Karnataka.

Q 10 - The largest consumer of water is ………

A - Electrical engineering

B - Paper and pulp

C - Textiles

D - Thermal power

Answer : D

Explanation

Thermal power plant is the largest consumer of water.

Q 11 - Which one of the following is the lowest point in North America?

A - Reindeer Lake

B - Hudson Bay

C - Lake Huron

D - Death Valley

Answer : D

Explanation

Located in California, Death Valley is the lowest point in North America.

Answer : A

Explanation

Deodar, chilauni, Indian chestnut, birch, plum, machilus, cinnamomum, litsea, magnolia, blue pine, oak, and hemlock are the major trees of Montane Wet Temperate Forests.

Q 13 - Consider the following statements:

1. Diamond is the hardest naturally occurring stone found on the Earth.

2. Diamonds normally occur just below the upper layer of the crust.

Select the correct answer from the given codes:

A - Only 1

B - Only 2

C - Both

D - Neither 1 nor 2

Answer : A

Explanation

Diamonds normally occur in the sill and dyke.

Q 14 - Consider the following statements:

1. The rocks formed because of the cooling of magma within the crust are known as ‘Igneous rocks’.

2. The rocks formed because of the cooling of lava above the surface are known as ‘Plutonic rocks’.

Select the correct answer from the given codes:

A - Only 1

B - Only 2

C - Both 1 & 2

D - Neither 1 nor 2

Answer : D

Explanation

The rocks formed because of the cooling of magma within the crust are known as ‘Plutonic rocks’ & the rocks formed because of the cooling of lava above the surface are known as ‘Igneous rocks’.

Q 15 - In reference to Hydro-electric power plants, which one of the following pairs is incorrectly matched?

A - Machkund Project Andhra Pradesh

B - Ukai Project Gujarat

C - Baghliar Project Uttarakhand

D - Panchet Project Jharkhand

Answer : C

Explanation

Baghliar Project is located in Jammu and Kashmir.

Q 16 - Harishchandra Range is located in …

A - Maharashtra

B - Karnataka

C - Tamil Nadu

D - Assam

Answer : A

Explanation

Harishchandra Range is located between Pune and Osmanabad of Maharashtra.

Q 17 - As per 2011 Census, what is the literacy rate of India?

A - 64.3 %

B - 74.04 %

C - 82.2 %

D - 67.7 %

Answer : B

Explanation

N/A

Q 18 - Which one of the following countries is a leading Natural Gas producer?

A - United States

B - Russia

C - Qatar

D - Iran

Answer : A

Explanation

The United States is the largest Natural Gas producer in the world, followed by Russia, Qatar, and Iran.

Q 19 - Western Spain has ……………… type of climate.

A - Mediterranean

B - Subtropical hot summer

C - Maritime subarctic

D - Steppe

Answer : A

Explanation

N/A

Q 20 - Which one of the following is the largest producer of Bauxite in India?

A - Odisha

B - Gujarat

C - Jharkhand

D - Maharashtra

Answer : A

Explanation

With more than 50 percent of the share (in total production), Odisha is the largest producer of Bauxite followed by Gujarat and Jharkhand.

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