Geography MCQs UPSC Prelims Exam

Geography MCQ Prelims Prep. – 16

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Que (376):
What is the length of India’s coastline?
A. About 7500 km
B. About 7600 km
C. About 7800 km
D. About 7200 km

About 7500 km
nan




Que (377):
Which State has the largest coastline in India?
A. Gujrat
B. Rajasthan
C. Maharashtra
D. Kerla

Gujarat
nan




Que (378):
The Sivasamudram Falls is on which river?
A. Cauvery
B. Krishna
C. Godavari
D. Tapi

Cauvery
nan




Que (379):
The ‘Chilka lake region’ lies in between the deltas of which rivers–
A. Tapi and Mahanadi
B. Mahanadi and Godavari
C. Mahanadi and Krishna
D. Mahahadi and Godavari

Mahahadi and Godavari
nan




Que (380):
What is Crop rotation?
A. Growing different crops-in succession
B. Growing the same crops
C. Growing the same seasonal crops
D. none of these

Growing different crops-in succession
nan




Que (381):
Which region experiences three cropping season for rice in India (Rice Bowl of India) ?
A. Brahmaputra valley
B. Lidder valley
C. Lug valley
D. none of these

Brahmaputra valley
nan




Que (382):
Which pair of States is the leading producer of tobacco in India?
A. Maharashtra and Gujrat
B. Tamil nadu and Kerla
C. Andhra Pradesh and Gujarat
D. Delhi and Punjab

Andhra Pradesh and Gujarat
nan




Que (383):
The latitude of a place expresses its angular position relative to the place of which point?
A. Equator
B. Meridian
C. Longitude
D. Lattitude

Equator
nan




Que (384):
Who introduced the term anticyclone for the first time?
A. Enoch Powel
B. Roberto Gerhard
C. Adam Carse
D. F. Galton

F. Galton
nan




Que (385):
Why do the tropical cyclones not occur close to the equator?
A. Weak coriolis force
B. Strong coriolis force
C. No coriolis force
D. none of these

Weak coriolis force
nan




Que (386):
Which river does not form any delta at its mouth?
A. Tapti & Narmada
B. Tapti and mahanadi
C. Tapti and Godavari
D. Tapti and Krishna

Tapti & Narmada
nan




Que (387):
Penganga, Wardha and Wainganga are the tributaries of which river?
A. Krishna
B. Godavari
C. Mahanadi
D. Beas

Godavari
nan




Que (388):
Which planet takes maximum time for one revolution around the Sun?
A. Saturn
B. Uranus
C. Jupiter
D. Mars

Jupiter
nan




Que (389):
When will the Smith-tuttle comet crash with Earth?
A. In 2116 AD
B. In 2115 AD
C. In 2114 AD
D. In 2111 AD

In 2116 AD
nan




Que (390):
What is the approximate circumference of the Earth?
A. 20,000 km
B. 10,000 km
C. 30,000 km
D. 50,000 km

30,000 km
nan




Que (391):
When the wind is deflected due to the rotation of the Earth, what is it called?
A. Trade winds
B. Local winds
C. Geostropic wind
D. Land breeze

Geostropic wind
nan




Que (392):
The equatorial regions receive rainfall throughout the year. What is the annual rainfall?
A. 250 cms
B. 260 cms
C. 270 cms
D. 280 cms

250 cms
nan




Que (393):
Which is the world’s largest desert ?
A. Namib
B. Sahara
C. Mojave
D. Thar

Sahara
nan




Que (394):
The problem of leaching of the soil is more pronounced in the areas whose rainfall is generally?
A. Heavy
B. Eroded
C. Non-absorbant
D. all of these

Heavy
nan




Que (395):
Moon shaped sand-dunes, formed by which wind action?
A. Transverse
B. Linear
C. Parabolic
D. Barchan

Barchans
nan




Que (396):
Which river has the largest drainage basin?
A. Nile
B. Amazon
C. Ganges
D. Brahmaputra

Amazon
nan




Que (397):
Which is the largest fresh water lake in the world?
A. Lake Michigan
B. Lake Erie
C. Lake Superior
D. Lake Huron

Lake Superior
nan




Que (398):
In which sea are the Lakshadweep Islands are situated?
A. Arabian Sea
B. Caspian Sea
C. Black sea
D. North sea

Arabian Sea
nan




Que (399):
Which is east of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands?
A. Indonesia
B. Malasyia
C. Korea
D. Japan

Indonesia
nan




Que (400):
By what name is the Ganga known in Bangladesh ?
A. Padma
B. Brahma
C. Tapi
D. Bay

Padma
nan




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