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 - Which one of the following countries is a leading Cotton producer?

A - China

B - India

C - United States

D - Pakistan

Answer : A

Explanation

China is the largest Cotton producer in the world, followed by India, the US, and Pakistan.

Q 2 - Which one of the following states has the maximum size of landholding?

A - Uttar Pradesh

B - Rajasthan

C - Madhya Pradesh

D - Punjab

Answer : B

Explanation

With an average of (about) 4 hectare, Rajasthan secures first rank followed by Punjab.

Q 3 - The age of the Earth is about ………………

A - 5.64 million years

B - 5.64 billion years

C - 4.54 million years

D - 4.54 billion years

Answer : D

Explanation

N/A

Q 4 - Archaean rocks (of India) contain many mineral resources, which one of the following mineral is not found in Archaean rock system?

A - Gold

B - Copper

C - Zinc

D - Gallium

Answer : D

Explanation

The Archaean rocks are the store house of the mineral wealth of India; largely, it contains iron ore, mica, manganese, lead, dolomite, zinc, silver, gold, etc.

Q 5 - Which one of the following is popular as ‘Terror of Bengal?’

A - Cannabis Strains

B - Cannabis Indica

C - Cannabis Ruderalis

D - Cannabis sativa

Answer : A

Explanation

Cannabis Strains or water hyacinth is more common as ‘Terror of Bengal’ because of its invasive nature.

Q 6 - Which one of the following is not included in Ramsar wetland?

A - Rudrasagar Lake

B - Sambhar Lake

C - Tsomoriri Lake

D - Lake Pichola

Answer : D

Explanation

Located in Rajasthan, Lake Pichola is an artificial fresh water lake.

Q 7 - Which one of the following is the largest artificial lake in India?

A - Himayat Sagar

B - Hussain Sagar

C - Kolleru Lake

D - Dhebar Lake (Jaisamand)

Answer : D

Explanation

Located in Rajasthan, Dhebar Lake is the largest artificial lake in India.

Q 8 - What % of land in India is affected by salinity and alkalinity?

A - 4

B - 6

C - 2

D - 5

Answer : C

Explanation

N/A

Q 9 - Which one of the following is not a ‘vulture safe zone?’

A - Gujarat

B - Assam

C - Uttarakhand

D - Tamil Nadu

Answer : D

Explanation

There are five states, which are categorized as ‘vulture safe zone’ namely –Gujarat, Assam, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand.

Q 10 - Consider the following statements:

1. Drizzle is very fine size rainfall; the drop size is less than 1.5 mm.

2. The frozen raindrops and refrozen melted snow-water are known as sleet.

Select the correct answer from the given codes:

A - Only 1

B - Only 2

C - Both 1 & 2

D - Neither 1 nor 2

Answer : B

Explanation

Drizzle is very fine size rainfall; the drop size is less than 0.5 mm.

Q 11 - Consider the following statements:

1. Cold ocean current is one of the major factors causing a region to be desert.

2. The major hot deserts of the world are located on the western coasts of the continents (usually between 15° and 30°N latitudes).

Select the correct answer from the given codes:

A - Only 1

B - Only 2

C - Both 1 & 2

D - Neither 1 nor 2

Answer : C

Explanation

N/A

Q 12 - In reference of oil refineries, which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched?

A - Noonamati Assam

B - Koyali Maharashtra

C - Kochi Kerala

D - Haldia West Bengal

Answer : B

Explanation

Koyali is located in Gujarat.

Q 13 - Which one of the following rivers is the example of ‘Barbed Pattern?’

A - Yamuna River

B - Son River

C - Arun River

D - Tapi River

Answer : C

Explanation

In a situation where the pattern is the result of capture of the main river, which starts flowing completely in reverse direction, whereas the tributary continues to flow in the former direction is known as a barbed pattern.

Q 14 - Which one of the following countries is a leading maize producer?

A - China

B - India

C - USA

D - Brazil

Answer : C

Explanation

The United States is the largest maize producer in the world, followed by China and Brazil.

Answer : C

Explanation

Tadoba National Park is located in Maharashtra.

Q 16 - Which one of the following countries is not a member of the ‘Arctic Council?’

A - United States

B - Norway

C - Sweden

D - United Kingdom

Answer : D

Explanation

N/A

Q 17 - Which one of the following is popular as ‘City of Arabian Nights?’

A - Baghdad

B - Dubai

C - Muscat

D - Doha

Answer : A

Explanation

Baghdad, the capital of Iraq, is popular with its nickname ‘City of Arabian Nights.’

Q 18 - Which one of the following is not a target gas of Kyoto Protocol?

A - Carbon dioxide

B - Methane

C - Nitrous oxide

D - Ozone

Answer : D

Explanation

Primary target gases of Kyoto Protocol are Carbon dioxide (CO2), Methane (CH4), Nitrous oxide (N2O), groups of hydro fluorocarbons (HCFs), Sulphur hexafluoride (SF6), and groups of Per fluorocarbons (PFCs).

Q 19 - Which one of the following is not a part of the Himalayan river system?

A - Beas

B - Kali

C - Tista

D - Bhima

Answer : D

Explanation

Originating from the Western Ghats, Bhima is a peninsular river.

Q 20 - Shevaroy Hills is located in ………………………

A - Andhra Pradesh

B - Tamil Nadu

C - Kerala

D - Karnataka

Answer : B

Explanation

N/A


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