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1.Approximately how many Galaxies are there ?

  • 10000 Billion Galaxies
  • 100 Billion Galaxies
  • 10 Billion Galaxies
  • 1000 Billion Galaxies

2.The Paithan (Jayakwadi) Hydro-electric project, completed with the help of Japan, is on the river

  • Cauvery
  • Narmada
  • Ganga
  • Godavari

3.Which one of the following is the correct sequence of the States of India in descending
order of their area ?

  • Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh
  • Uttarakhand, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Himachal Pradesh
  • Chattisgarh, Jharkhand, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand
  • Jharkhand, Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Chhattisgarh

4.When you travel in certain parts of India, you will notice red soil. What is the main reason for this colour?

  • Abundance of phosphates
  • Accumulated humus
  • Presence of ferric oxides
  • Abundance of magnesium

5.India accounts for what percentage of the world population?

  • 12.40
  • 11.02
  • 13.28
  • 16.70

6.The best soil, for the growth of most plants, is

  • Clayey loam
  • Sandy
  • Clayey
  • Loam

7.In India, the ports are categorized as major and non-major ports. Which one of the following is a non-major port?

  • Dahej
  • Paradip
  • Kochi (Cochin)
  • New Mangalore

8.National Research Centre on Seed Spices is situated at

  • Aroma, Ranchi
  • Lalgarh, Bikaner
  • Pahuna, Pantnagar
  • Tabiji, Ajmer

9.The state having highest literacy rate as per 2011 Census is

  • Mizoram
  • Manipur
  • Rajasthan
  • Uttar Pradesh

10. The India’s highest annual rainfall is reported at

  • Mawsynram, Meghalaya
  • Chamba, Himachal Pradesh
  • Namchi, Sikkim
  • Churu, Rajasthan

11.Name the International boundary line between India and Pakistan :-

  • Siegfried line
  • McMohan line
  • Radcliffe line
  • Durand line

12.Which of the following lines passes through India?

  • 0° Meridian
  • Tropic of Cancer
  • Tropic of Capricorn
  • Equator

13.Which country is the largest producer of tea in the world?

  • India
  • China
  • Kenya
  • Sri Lanka

14.the following two states are largest producers of Coal in India?

  • Bihar & West Bengal
  • Madhya Pradesh & Orissa
  • Jharkhand & Chhattisgarh
  • Andhra Pradesh & Chhattisgarh (E)Jharkhand & Bihar

15.Corbett National Park is in

  • Uttarakhand
  • Madhya Pradesh
  • Assam
  • Rajasthan

16.The length of coastline of India mainland, Lakshadweep and Andaman Nicobar Islands is
about

  • 6,100 kilometres
  • 6,200 kilometres
  • 7,516.6 kilometres
  • 5,800 kilometres

17.Which one of the following sets of states to benefit the most from the Konkan Railway?

  • Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Goa, Maharashtra
  • Goa, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Kerala
  • Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Kerala
  • Gujarat, Maharashtra, Goa, Tamil Nadu

18.In which State/Union Territory of India the “Indira Point* is situated :-

  • Andaman and Nicobar
  • Lakshadweep
  • Tamilnadu
  • Kerala

19.Which one of the following rivers is associated with Sardar Sarovar Project ?

  • Narmada
  • Cauvery (Kaveri)
  • Godawari
  • Tapti (Tapi)

20. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer by using the code given below :
List-I (Industry) List-II (Location)

A. Fertilizer i. Kota
B. Glass ii. Udaipur
C. Cement iii. Jaipur
D. Synthetic silk iv. Sriganganagar
Codes :
A B C D

  • ii i iv iii
  • iv iii ii i
  • i iv iii ii
  • iii ii i iv

21.The oldest oil field in India is the ____ field, in ____

  • Nawagam, Gujarat
  • Bombay High, Maharashtra
  • Anleshwar, Gujarat
  • Digboi, Assam

22.headquarters of the union territory, Pondicherry

  • Pondicherry
  • Karaikal
  • Cuddalore
  • Nagapattinam

23. Which mountains lie to the east side of Himachal Pradesh and northern side of Uttarakhand?

Kunlun
Aghil
Zaskar
Himalayas
24.The proportion of forest to the total national geographical area of India as envisaged by National Forest Policy is

38.3%
33.3%
30.3%
42.3%
25. Tamil Nadu is a leading producers of mill–made cotton yarn in the country. What could be the reason?
1. Black cotton soil is the predominant type of soil in the State.
2. Rich pool of skilled labour is available.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

2 only
1 only
Neither 1 nor 2
Both 1 and 2
26.Which among the following is a typical Monsoon vegetation in India?

Sub Tropical evergreen forests
Tropical thorn forests
Tropical evergreen forests
Tropical deciduous forest
27.Which of the following is the largest producer state of Jute in India:-

West Bengal
Bihar
Andhra Pradesh
Gujarat
28.In which of the following spheres the ozone layer lies?

Ionosphere
Stratosphere
Photosphere
Troposphere
29.Stalactite and Stalagmite are found in which region?

Karst region
Arid region
Glacial region
Coastal region
30.Where do you find day and night equal ?

at the south pole
at the equator
at the tropics
at the north pole
31.With which of the following neighbors India shares a land border worth 4096.7 km ?

Nepal,
Bangladesh
China
Bhutan
32.Which of the following is called ‘Ring of Fire’?

Circum-Pacific Oceanic Belt
Mid-Oceanic Belt
Indian Ocean Belt
Mid-Continental Belt
33.Which of the following crops is regarded as a plantation crop?

Sugarcane
Rice
Coconut
Cotton
34.Nasik located at which river

Tawi
Godavari
Tapi
Brahmaputra
35.Which river among the following does not join the Ganga river from left ?

Ghaghra
Gomati
Son
Kosi
36.patkai mountain range is located which part of india

northern
southern
eastern
western
37.In which of the following Mahi River falls?

Ranna of Kachchh
Gulf of Munnar
Gulf of Khambat
Gulf of Kachchh
38.Which among the following is smallest district of India?

Mahe
Alapuzha
Tirap
Dausa
39.Which one of the following is not correctly matched:-
National Parks – States

Periyar – Kerala
Dachigam – Jammu & Kashmir
Corbet – Uttarakhand
Manas – Madhya Pradesh
40. Which among the following State is not a natural source of Crude Oil in India ?

Gujarat
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Assam
41.The main gold producing state of India is

Bihar
Uttar Pradesh
Andhra Pradesh
Karnataka
42.Assertion (A): Ganga plain is the most densely populated part of India.
Reason (R) : Ganga is the most harnessed river of India.

Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A
Both A and R are true but R is NOT a correct explanation of A
A is true but R is false
A is false but R is true
43. Which of the following factors are responsible for the rapid growth of sugar production in south India as compared to north India?

Higher per acre field of sugarcane
Higher sucrose content of sugarcane
Lower labour cost
Longer crushing period

I and II
I, II and III
I, II and IV
I, III and IV
44. The oldest rocks in India are reported from

Vindhyan range, Madhya Pradesh
Siwalik range, Punjab
Dharwar region, Karnataka
Aravalli range, Rajasthan
45.Which among the following states in India produces wool?

Jammu & Kashmir
Madhya Pradesh
Rajasthan
Haryana
46. Amritsar, Ajmer and Vatican City are

Industrial towns
Commercial towns
Religious towns
Port towns
47.Jute requires

hot climate
cold climate
moist climate
much rain
48. which one is the longest beach in india

marina beach
cavelossim beach
varkala beach
agonda beach
49.Which one of the following is not associated to the ‘group’ ?

Sandstone
Gneiss
Shale
Limestone
50.Which of the following plants is a bio diesel plant?

Jawa grass
Jatropha
Guggul
Rosha grass
51.The landform ‘Barkhan’ is formed by :-

Wind
None of the above
Running water
Glacier
52. The present forest area of India, according to satellite data, is

decreasing
static
decreasing in open forest area but increasing in closed forest area
increasing
53.Winter rainfall in North-Western India is caused by:

South-West Monsoons
Trade Winds
Western Disturbances
Retreating Monsoons
54.In which of the following Himalaya , high peaks are very rare?

Punjab Himalaya
Central Himalaya
Trans Himalayas
Kashmir Himalaya
55. Which among the following is a superimposed drainage system?

Banas
Gomti
Cauvery
Saraswati
56. Which of the following states in India is known for largest net irrigated area in India?

Uttar Pradesh
Punjab
Maharastra
Madhya Pradesh
57.‘The earth revolves around the sun’. This was discovered by:-

Newton
Copernicus
Galilio
Kepler
58.The percentage of earth surface covered by India is

5.4
2.4
4.4
3.4
59.Who of the following is known as the father of geography?

A.V. Humboldt
Blache
P. Hagget
Eratosthenese
60.The southernmost point of peninsular India, that is, Kanyakumari, is

south of the Equator
north of the Equator
south of the Capricorn
north of Tropic of Cancer
61.The percentage of India’s total population employed in agriculture is nearly

70%
50%
40%
60%
62.The Shimla Convention is an agreement that sets

Shimla as a tourist spot
boundary between India and Tibet
Shimla as the capital of Himachal Pradesh
None of the above
63.Which elements are abundant in the formation of innermost layer of the earth?

Nickel and Ferrium
Basalt and Silica
Silica and Magnesium
Silica and Aluminium
64.The river which forms the waterfalls Sivasamudram is

Cauvery
Noyyal
Vaigai
Bhavani
65.Of which river in India is the Sone a tributary?

Yamuna
Sutlej
Ganga
Brahmaputra
66.Which of the following states is the most populous state of India according to 2011 Census?

Uttar Pradesh
Bihar
Maharashtra
West Bengal
67.Mayurakshi project is located in

West Bengal
Andhra Pradesh
Odisha
Madhya Pradesh
68.Grenada is located in

Caribbean Sea
Mediterranean Sea
Indian Ocean
Pacific Ocean
69.Which of the following food grain crops occupies the largest part of the cropped area in India?

Barley and maize
Jowar and bajra
Rice
Wheat
70. Which one of the following states is landlocked

Andhra
Orissa.
Kerala
Assam
71. Great Indian Peninsula ends in Indian Ocean with ____________ being its southernmost tip.

Cape town
Tropic of Cancer
Capricorn
Cape Comorin
72. Which is correct order of Ocean sizes in decreasing ?

Pacific Ocean, Indian Ocean, Atlantic Ocean, Arctic Ocean
Pacific Ocean, Atlantic Ocean, Indian Ocean, Arctic Ocean
Arctic Ocean, Pacific Ocean, Indian Ocean, Atlantic Ocean
Atlantic Ocean, Indian Ocean, Arctic Ocean, Pacific Ocean
73.In which state the Periyar wild life sanctuary is located ?

Kerala
Karnataka
Tamilnadu
Andhra Pradesh
74. Gauhati located on which river ?

Hooghly
Godavari
Brahmaputra
Adyar,Cooum
75.Basaltic Lava rocks over Indian Deccan Plateau are formed in the following period :

Pleistocene period
Cretaceous period
Carboniferrous period
Miocene period
76.Through which of the following pairs of the states Kaveri rivers flows :-

Maharashtra – Andhra Pradesh
Karnataka – Maharashtra
Karnataka – Tamil Nadu
Andhra Pradesh – Tamil Nadu
77.Which one of the following state has the largest coal reserve?

Chhattisgarh
Odisha
Jharkhand
West Bengal
78. The Ravva offshore block, with great potential for oil, is located in

Palar-Pennar basin
Mahanadi basin
Cauvery basin
Krishna-Godavari basin
79.Some people in Manipur live in house built on floating islands of weeds and decaying vegetation held together by suspended silt. These lands are called

Phoomdis
Tipis
Izba
Barkhans
80.What was the percentage of growth in the total population of India during the decade 2001-11?

22.46%
21.18%
19.76%
17.64%
81. Aluminium is abundantly found in

West Bengal
Madhya Pradesh
Uttar Pradesh
Kerala
82.Silver is found in

Karnataka
Madhya Pradesh
Bihar
Rajasthan
83.On the outline map of India (a), (b), (c) and (d) depict the location of four coal fields.
Which one is not correctly shown on the map ?

Son valley
Korba
Karnpura
Satpura
84.india is located on which part of indo-australian plate

western
northern
southern
eastern
85. Which of the following is not properly matched ?
Biosphere Reserves State

Agasthyamalai – Kerala
Similipal – Odisha
none of these
Nokrek – Meghalaya
86.Jonk River, Ib River, Ong River & Tel river are tributaries of which of the following rivers?

Narmada
Godavari
Mahanadi
Krishna
87.In which city of India is the Charminar located?

Kolkata (Calcutta)
Bhubaneshwar
Bijapur
Hyderabad
88.Along which of the following the Konkan Railway route runs:-

Western Ghats
Himadri
Eastern Ghats
Nilgiri Hills
89. The refineries are Mathura, Digboi and Panipat are set up by

Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd.
Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd.
Indian Oil Corporation Ltd.
Crude Distillation unit of Madras Refineries Ltd.
90.Which one of the following groups is the correct sequence of mountain peaks from east to
west ?

Everest, Kanchenjunga, Dhaulagiri, Annapurna
Everest, Kanchenjunga, Annapurna, Dhaulagiri
Kanchenjunga, Everest, Annapurna, Dhaulagiri
Kanchenjunga, Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Everest
91.Which one of the following festivals is related to fishing in Yamuna Basin?

Maun fair (Maun Mela)
Panchan
Jagra
Bissu Mela
92.Which city of India stands on the banks of River Gomati?

Kolkata (Calcutta)
Ahmedabad
Lucknow
Agra
93.Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer by using the code given below :
List-I (Sea-Port) List-II (State)
A. Alleppey i. Tamil Nadu
B. Ennore ii. Odisha
C. Paradip iii. Kerala
D. Kakinada iv. Andhra Pradesh
Codes :
A B C D

ii iv iii i
iii i ii iv
i iii iv ii
iv ii i iii
94.According to Census 2011, which of the following states of India have least population density?

Mizoram
Arunachal Pradesh
Sikkim
Nagaland
95.For which of the following Firozabad is famous?

Cotton textile industry
Information technology
Cottage glass industry
Chemical fertilizer industry
96. Jammu located at which river

Tawi
Godavari
Chambal
Ganga, Yamuna
97.Which among the following headstreams meets the Ganges in last ?

Pindar
Alaknanada
Mandakini
Bhagirathi
98.capital of the state of Haryana

Gurgaon
Faridabad
Chandigarh
Kurukshetra
99.Study of the Universe is known as ?

Sociology
Petology
Universology
Cosmology
100.The most plausible explanation for the location of the Thar desert in western India is

the evaporation of moisture by heat
that the moisture carried by the South-west monsoon is driven away by the dry upper air current
the obstruction caused by the Aravalis to the rain-bearing wind that proceeds to the Ganga Valley
the absence of mountains to the north of Rajasthan to cause orographic rainfall in it