Competitive Exams: Geography MCQs (Practice-Test 69 of 118)

  1. At which place are diesel locomotives manufactured?

    1. Chittaranjan

    2. Varanasi

    3. Jamshedpur

    4. Perambur

  2. Although almost all the states of India have paper mills halt of the total paper produced in the country comes from

    1. Orissa

    2. Maharashtra

    3. West Bengal

    4. Andhra Pradesh

  3. The dominant type of irrigation in Peninsular India is irrigation by

    1. canal

    2. tank

    3. well

    4. sprinkler

  4. Which of the following factors is more important for the location of the steel mills at Bokaro?

    1. Nearness to iron ore deposits

    2. Nearness to coal deposits

    3. Nearness to both coal and iron are deposits

    4. Nearness to the port city of Calcutta

  5. Which of the following factors are responsible for the rapid growth of sugar production in South India as compared to North India?

    1. Higher per acre field of sugarcane

    2. Higher sucrose content of sugarcane

    3. Lower labour cost

    4. Longer crushing period

    Select the correct answer from the codes given below

    1. 1 and 2

    2. 1, 2 and 3

    3. 1, 3 and 4

    4. 1, 2 and 4

  6. The Rourkela Steel Plant was built on the banks of the

    1. Bhadra river

    2. Brahmani river

    3. Damodar river

    4. Bhima river

  7. The most populous states of India according to the latest census were the following:

    1. Bihar

    2. Uttar Pradesh

    3. West Bengal

    4. Maharashtra

    What is their sequence arranged in the descending order? Choose the correct answer from the codes given below

    1. 2, 1, 4, 3

    2. 1, 2, 4, 3

    3. 2, 3, 4, 1

    4. 1, 2, 3, 4

  8. Which of the following cities was a million city in 1981 census?

    1. Dibrugarh

    2. Kanpur

    3. Pun

    4. Patna

  9. The region that has a typical dispersed rural settlement pattern is the

    1. Kerala Coastal plain

    2. Western Ganga plain

    3. Eastern Rajasthan

    4. Telengana plateau

  10. Which of the following industrial towns is located on the Chota Nagpur Plateau?

    1. Bhilai

    2. Ranchi

    3. Asansol

    4. Durgapur

  11. Which one of the following major seaports of India does not have a natural harbour?

    1. Bombay

    2. Cochin

    3. Mannagao

    4. Paradeep

  12. The highest rainfall in the world is received at

    1. Cherrapunji

    2. Mawsynram

    3. Shillong

    4. Calicut

  13. Which one of the following is a satellite town?

    1. Faizabad

    2. Murshidabad

    3. Ghaziabad

    4. Moradabad

  14. Which one of the natural regions is known as the ‘Bread-Basket’ of the world?

    1. The steppe region

    2. The Mediterranean region

    3. The monsoon region

    4. The equatorial region

  15. The term boat people refers to the migrants from

    1. Sri Lanka to India

    2. Taiwan to mainland China

    3. Vietnam to Thailand

    4. Vietnam to the USA