Exercise 1

Question 21 :

The year ____ is called a Great Divide in the demographic history of India.


A). 1901
B). 1921
C). 1941
D). 1951
Answer : Option B

Question 22 :

The only private sector refinery set up by Reliance Petroleum Ltd. is located at


A). Guwahati
B). Jamnagar
C). Mumbai
D). Chennai
Answer : Option B

Question 23 :

The only state in India that produces saffron is


A). Assam
B). Himachal Pradesh
C). Jammu and Kashmir
D). Meghalaya
Answer : Option C

Question 24 :

Three important rivers of the Indian subcontinent have their sources near the Mansarover Lake in the Great Himalayas. These rivers are


A). Indus, Jhelum and Sutlej
B). Brahmaputra, Sutlej and Yamuna
C). Brahmaputra, Indus and Sutlej
D). Jhelum, Sutlej and Yamuna
Answer : Option C

Question 25 :

The zonal soil type of peninsular India belongs to


A). red soils
B). yellow soils
C). black soils
D). older alluvium
Answer : Option A