MCQs on Geography of India - 1

1. Which State has the largest coastline in India?
(a) Gujarat
(b) Tamil Nadu
(c) Karnataka
(d) Andhra Pradesh

2. Which of the following latitudes passes through India?
(a) Equator
(b) Arctic Circle
(c) Tropic of Capricorn
(d) Tropic of Cancer

3. India is the seventh largest country in the world and it covers a total area of approximately:
(a) 2700000 sq. km
(b) 3000000 sq. km
(c) 3200000 sq. km
(d) 3600000 sq. km

4. Which of the following is the correct chronological order of the formation of the following states  in India?
1. Sikkim
2. Mizoram
3. Goa
4. Arunachal Pradesh
(a) 3, 1, 2, 4
(b) 1, 2, 3, 4
(c) 1, 2, 4, 3
(d) 1, 4, 2, 3

5. In which one of the following Islands of India is an active volcano found?
(a) Car Nicobar Island
(b) Nancowry Island
(c) Barren Island
(d) Maya Bunder Island

6. Which one of the following longitudes determines the Indian standard time?
(a) 85.5 E
(b) 86.5E
(c) 84.5 E
(d) 82.5E

7. Among the following Union Territories of India, which one has the largest size?
(a) Pondicherry
(b) Lakshadweep
(c) Daman and Diu
(d) Chandigarh

8. Duncan Passage is situated between:
(a) Minicoy and Amindiv
(b) Minicoy and Maldives
(c) Little Andaman and Car Nicobar
(d) South Andaman and Little Andaman

9.'Indian Standard Meridian' passes through the states of UP, MP:
(a) AP and Karnataka
(b) AP and Tamil Nadu
(c) Karnataka and Tamil Nadu
(d) Orissa and AP

10. Which foreign country is closest to Andaman Islands?
(a) Sri Lanka
(b) Myanmar
(c) Indonesia
(d) Pakistan

11. Jharkhand does not share boundary with:
(a) West Bengal
(b) Orissa
(c) Chhattisgarh
(d) Madhya Pradesh

12. The States which have common borders with China are:
1. Jammu and Kashmir
2. Sikkim
3. Arunachal Pradesh
4. Himachal Pradesh
(a) 1, 3 and 4
(b) 1, 2 and 3
(c) 1 and 3
(d) 1, 2, 3 and 4

13. Consider the following statements
1. The continental shelves of Lakshadweep are originated due to coral reefs.
2. The continental shelves of western coast are due to faulting and submergence.
Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?
(a) 1 only
(b) 2 only
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2

14. Which state amongst the following has the highest percentage of the Scheduled Caste population
(a) Jharkhand
(b) Madhya Pradesh
(c) Punjab
(d) Uttar Pradesh

15. The Tropic of Cancer passes through the States of:
1. Gujarat
2. Jharkhand
3. Assam
4. Mizoram
(a) 1, 2 and 4
(b) 1 and 2
(c) 1, 3 and 4
(d) 1, 2, 3 and 4

16. Among the following States of India, which one has the oldest rock formations in the country?
(a) Assam
(b) Bihar
(c) Karnataka
(d) Uttar Pradesh

17. Among the following States, which one has the largest forest area?
(a) Gujarat
(b) Karnataka
(c) Orissa
(d) Tamil Nadu

18. Port Blair  the capital of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, is located in which one of the following
(a) North Andaman
(b) Little Andaman
(c) Middle Andaman
(d) South Andaman

19. 28.38 N and 77.12 E are the respective latitude and longitude of which one of the following places?
(a) Jaipur
(b) Delhi
(c) Lucknow
(d) Allahabad

20. What is the correct order of occurrence of the following places as one move from east to west?
(1) Murshidabad
(2) Gorakhpur
(3) Bhopal
(4) Bhavnagar
(a) 2-4-3-1
(b) 1-3-4-2
(c) 1-2-3-4
(d) 4-3-2-1



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