Geography Quiz

1. The number of major languages, recognized in the Indian Union as official language, are
1. 15
2. 22
3. 12
4. 9


2. Tsunamis are originated due to –
1. Sea waves
2. Earthquake
3. Hurricane
4. Rotation of the earth

3. Which of the following important rivers of India does not originate from the Western Ghats?
1. Cauvery
2. Godavari
3. Krishna
4. Mahanadi

4. Which of the following areas or regions is most prone to earthquakes?
A. Ganga-Brahmaputra valley
B. Deccan plateau
C. Plains of northern India
D. Western ghats

5. Diesel locomotives are manufactured at
1. Kapurthala
2. Perambur
3. Varanasi
4. Jamshedpur

6. The second largest river basin in india is of the river
1. Brahmaputra
2. Narmada
3. Krishna
4. Godavari

7.What is the predominant type of Indian agriculture?
1. Commercial agriculture
2. Extensive agriculture
3. plantation agriculture
4. subsistence agriculture

8.The year ____ is called a Great Divide in the demographic history of India.
1. 1901
2. 1921
3. 1941
4. 1951

9.The oldest rocks in India are reported from
1. Dharwar region, Karnataka
2. Aravalli range, Rajasthan
3. Vindhyan range, Madhya Pradesh
4. Siwalik range, Punjab

10. The mountain building in Himalayas began
1. about 45 million years ago
2. when the continental plates of India and Eurasia converged on each other
3. both (a) and (b)
4. None of the above


Answers
1-2
2-2
3-4
4-1
5-3
6-4
7-4
8-2
9-1
10- 3

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