G.K.Quiz On Geography

1.   
The percentage of India’s
total population employed in agriculture is nearly
      A.  40%    
      B.  50%
      C.  60%    
      D.  70%

2.   
Which of the following
important rivers of India does not originate from the Western Ghats?
      A.  Cauvery         
      B.  Godavari
      C.  Krishna           
      D.  Mahanadi

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

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%

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. ungabhadra

6.   
Which of the following crops
is regarded as a plantation crop?
      A.  Coconut         
      B.  Cotton
      C.  Sugarcane     
      D.  Rice

7.   
Which of the following
countries leads in the production of aluminium and its products in the world?
      A.  Australia         
      B.  France
      C.  India   
      D.  USA

8.   
The natural region which
holds the Indian subcontinent is
      A.  equatorial
climate change region
      B.  hot
deset
      C.  monsoon
      D.  Mediterranean

9.   
The most ideal region for
the cultivation of cotton in India is
      A.  the
Brahmaputra valley
      B.  the
Indo-Gangetic valley
      C.  the
Deccan plateau
      D.  the
Rann of Kutch

10. 
Which of the following types
of soil are mostly confined to river basins and coastal plains of India?
      A.  Alluvial
soils
      B.  Black
soils
      C.  Laterite
soils
      D.  Red
soils

Answers:-
1.    D
2.    D
3.    A
4.    B
5.    A
6.    A
7.    D
8.    C
9.    C
10.  A

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