Exercise 2

Question 16 :

The outer Himalayas lie between

A). the lease Himalayas and the Indo Gangetic plain
B). the foot hills and the Indo Gangetic plain
C). the greater Himalayas and the lesser Himalayas
D). Indo-Gangetic plains and the peninsula
Answer : Option A

Question 17 :

Which of the following geographical features have played a great unifying role in strengthening the forces of homogeneity of the Indian people?

The expanses of water surrounding the peninsula
The Himalayan Mountains
The vastness of the country
The presence of the Indian ocean

A). I
B). II
C). I and II
D). I, II, III and IV
Answer : Option D

Question 18 :

Which of the following drainage systems fall into Bay of Bengal?

A). Ganga, Brahmaputra and Godavari
B). Mahanadi, Krishna and Cauvery
C). Luni, Narnada and Tapti
D). Both (a) and (b)
Answer : Option D

Question 19 :

The oldest oil refinery in India is at

A). Digboi, Assam
B). Haldia, near Kolkata
C). Koyali, near Baroda
D). Noonmati, Assam
Answer : Option A

Question 20 :

The oldest mountains in India are

A). Aravalis
B). Vindhyas
C). Satpuras
D). Nilgiri hills
Answer : Option A