Question 1 :
The Paithan (Jayakwadi) Hydro-electric project, completed with the help of Japan, is on the river
Question 2 :
The percentage of irrigated land in India is about
Question 3 :
The southernmost point of peninsular India, that is, Kanyakumari, is
Question 4 :
The pass located at the southern end of the Nilgiri Hills in south India is called
Question 5 :
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
Question 6 :
The principal copper deposits of India lie in which of the following places?
India's copper ore reserves have been estimated at 400 million tonnes, with a metal content of 5 million tones. The principal copper belt of India lies in Singhbhum and Hazaribagh in Jharkhand. The mining centres are located at Mosabani, Ghatsila, Thobani and Badia of Singbhbum, Hazaribagh of Bihar, the Khetri and Dariba areas of Rajasthan, and Agnigundala of Andhra Pradesh. Total production is 2.6 million tones.
Question 7 :
Which of the following are true regarding Jhum cultivation in India?
It is largely practiced in Assam
It is referred to as 'slash and burn' technique
In it, the fertility is exhausted in a few years
Question 8 :
The Yarlung Zangbo river, in India, is known as
Question 9 :
The Salal Project is on the river
Question 10 :
The only zone in the country that produces gold is also rich in iron is
Question 11 :
The percentage of earth surface covered by India is
Question 12 :
Which among the following is/are the major factor/factors responsible for the monsoon type of climate in India?
Upper air circulation
Inter-tropical convergence zone
Question 13 :
The present forest area of India, according to satellite data, is
Question 14 :
The India's highest annual rainfall is reported at
Question 15 :
The refineries are Mathura, Digboi and Panipat are set up by
Question 16 :
What is the predominant type of Indian agriculture?
Question 17 :
The Radcliffe line is a boundary between
Question 18 :
Which of the following has a potential for harnessing of tidal energy in India?
Question 19 :
The typical area of sal forest in the Indian peninsular upland occurs
Question 20 :
The state having a largest area of forest cover in India is
Question 21 :
The year ____ is called a Great Divide in the demographic history of India.
Question 22 :
The only private sector refinery set up by Reliance Petroleum Ltd. is located at
Question 23 :
The only state in India that produces saffron is
Question 24 :
Three important rivers of the Indian subcontinent have their sources near the Mansarover Lake in the Great Himalayas. These rivers are
Question 25 :
The zonal soil type of peninsular India belongs to