Exercise 3

Question 21 :

The river Godavari is often referred to as Vridha Ganga because


A). it is the older river of India
B). of its large size and extent among the peninsular rivers
C). there are a fairly large number of pilgrimage centres situated on its banks
D). its length is nearly the same as that of the river Ganges
Answer : Option B

Question 22 :

The scarcity or crop failure of which of the following can cause a serious edible oil crisis in India?


A). coconut
B). Groundnut
C). Linseed
D). Mustard
Answer : Option B

Question 23 :

The pennines (Europe), Appalachians (America) and the Aravallis (India) are examples of


A). old mountains
B). young mountains
C). fold mountains
D). block mountains
Answer : Option A

Question 24 :

Which of the following factors are responsible for present crisis in the jute industry in India?

The decline in overseas market
Inadequately supply of raw jute
Stiff competition from synthetic packing materials
Select the correct answer from the codes given below


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

Question 25 :

Which of the following factors are responsible for India's failure to fully exploit the inland fisheries during the last five decades?

Silting and pollution of the inland water bodies
Deforestation in the catchment areas of the rivers
Lack of marketing facilities
Select the correct answer from the codes given below


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