Exercise 3

Question 1 :

The percentage of India's total population employed in agriculture is nearly

A). 40%
B). 50%
C). 60%
D). 70%
Answer : Option D

Question 2 :

Which of the following important rivers of India does not originate from the Western Ghats?

A). Cauvery
B). Godavari
C). Krishna
D). Mahanadi
Answer : Option D

Question 3 :

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
Answer : Option A

Question 4 :

The proportion of forest to the total national geographical area of India as envisaged by National Forest Policy is

A). 30.3%
B). 33.3%
C). 38.3%
D). 42.3%
Answer : Option B

Question 5 :

Which of the following dams has generations of power more than irrigation as its main purpose?

A). Gandhi Sagar
B). Hirakud
C). Periyar
D). Tungabhadra
Answer : Option A