Exercise 1

Question 11 :

The percentage of earth surface covered by India is


A). 2.4
B). 3.4
C). 4.4
D). 5.4
Answer : Option A

Question 12 :

Which among the following is/are the major factor/factors responsible for the monsoon type of climate in India?

Location
Thermal contrast
Upper air circulation
Inter-tropical convergence zone


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

Question 13 :

The present forest area of India, according to satellite data, is


A). increasing
B). decreasing
C). static
D). decreasing in open forest area but increasing in closed forest area
Answer : Option B

Question 14 :

The India's highest annual rainfall is reported at


A). Namchi, Sikkim
B). Churu, Rajasthan
C). Mawsynram, Meghalaya
D). Chamba, Himachal Pradesh
Answer : Option C

Question 15 :

The refineries are Mathura, Digboi and Panipat are set up by


A). Indian Oil Corporation Ltd.
B). Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd.
C). Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd.
D). Crude Distillation unit of Madras Refineries Ltd.
Answer : Option A