Indian Geography Questions (MCQs) for UPSC, State PCS and SSC

Indian Geography Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) Quiz for State and UPSC Civil Services Examinations. Objective Questions on Indian Geography for competitive examinations.

1. Luni River, which originates in the Pushkar Valley of Aravalli range ends in which among the following?

[A] As a tributary to Sabarmati
[B] In the Rann of Katch
[C] In the Arabian Sea
[D] Near Mount Abu

Correct Answer: B [In the Rann of Katch]

2. Which among the following highway connects Sikkim with rest of India?

[A] National Highway 10
[B] National Highway 32A
[C] National Highway 28
[D] National Highway 26A

Correct Answer: A [National Highway 10]

3. Which among the following ports of India is also known as “child of partition”?

[A] Paradip
[B] Kolkata
[C] Kandla
[D] Haldia

Correct Answer: C [Kandla]

4. Which among the following is India’s first Expressway?

[A] Mumbai-Pune Expressway
[B] Ahmedabad-Vadodara Expressway
[C] Delhi-Gurgaon Expressway
[D] Jaipur-Kishangarh Expressway

Correct Answer: A [Mumbai-Pune Expressway]

5. Damodar and Sone river valley and Rajmahal hills in the eastern India are depository of the______?

[A] Cuddappa System Rocks
[B] Dharwar System Rocks
[C] Gondwana System Rocks
[D] Vindhyan System Rocks

Correct Answer: C [Gondwana System Rocks]

6. In India, which among the following state has the maximum estimated Uranium Resources?

[A] Jharkhand
[B] Tamil Nadu
[C] Madhya Pradesh
[D] Andhra Pradesh

Correct Answer: D [Andhra Pradesh]

7. Which of the following rivers does not flow into the Arabian Sea?

[A] Tungabhadra
[B] Sabarmati
[C] Mandovi
[D] Narmada

Correct Answer: A [Tungabhadra]

8. Which of the following parts of the Himalayas is situated between Kali and Tista rivers?

[A] The Kumayun Himalaya
[B] The Himadri Himalaya
[C] The Himachal Himalaya
[D] The Central Himalaya

Correct Answer: D [The Central Himalaya]

9. Which of the following parts of the Himalayas is located between Teesta and Brahmaputra rivers?

[A] The Himadri Himalaya
[B] The Eastern Himalaya
[C] The Kumayun Himalaya
[D] The Central Himalaya

Correct Answer: B [The Eastern Himalaya]

10. Which among the following glacier are situated in Uttarakhand?
1. Gangotri
2. Pindar
3. Milam
Choose the correct option from the codes given below :

[A] 1 & 2
[B] 1 & 3
[C] 2 & 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3

Correct Answer: D [1, 2 & 3]

11. Which of the following is the largest glacier of the Nun-Kun peak?

[A] Gangri
[B] Diamir
[C] Zemu
[D] Rupal

Correct Answer: A [Gangri]

12. Which among the following glaciers are located in Himachal Pradesh?
1. Bara Shigri
2. Sonapani
3. Chhota Sigri
4. Beas Kund
Choose the correct option from the codes given below :

[A] 1 & 3
[B] 1, 2 & 3
[C] 2, 3 & 4
[D] 1, 2, 3 & 4

Correct Answer: D [1, 2, 3 & 4]

13. Arrange the following mountain ranges from north to south order:
1. Pirpanjal
2. Zaskar
3. Dholadhar
4. Ladakh
Choose the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] 1 ,2, 3, 4
[B] 4, 3, 1, 2
[C] 4, 2, 1, 3
[D] 1, 4, 3, 2

Correct Answer: C [4, 2, 1, 3]

14. Which of the following is the highest point of Meghalaya?

[A] Shilong
[B] Nokrek
[C] Lum Shyllong
[D] Marangksih

Correct Answer: A [Shilong]

15. Which of the following peaks of India is known as the ‘five treasures of snow’?

[A] Kanchenjunga
[B] Trishul
[C] Nanda Devi
[D] Kamet

Correct Answer: A [Kanchenjunga]

16. Dr. Syama Prasad Mookerjee Tunnel was constructed to avoid the snowfall and avalanche of which of the following hill stations?

[A] Gulmarg
[B] Shimla
[C] Patnitop
[D] Rohtang

Correct Answer: C [Patnitop]

17. Which of the following was the former name of the Gulmarg hill station?

[A] Girija Marg
[B] Gauri Marg
[C] Gargi Marg
[D] Gopika Marg

Correct Answer: B [Gauri Marg]

18. Which of the following passage separates the north Andaman Island from the smaller islands Landfall Island and East Island?

[A] Ducan Passage
[B] Coco Passage
[C] Cleugh Passage
[D] Mannar Passage

Correct Answer: C [Cleugh Passage]

19. Arrange the following islands of Andaman island group in the direction from north to south
1. Interview island
2. Middle Andaman island
3. Swaraj Dweep
4. North Sentinel island
Choose the correct option from the codes given below :

[A] 2, 1, 3, 4
[B] 1, 2, 3, 4
[C] 4, 1, 3, 2
[D] 3, 1, 2, 4

Correct Answer: B [1, 2, 3, 4]

20. Rewa Plateau is separated from the Satna Plateau by which of the following?

[A] Ken Valley
[B] Nandi Valley
[C] Shipra Valley
[D] Baitarani Vallley

Correct Answer: A [Ken Valley]

21. Bijawar-Panna Plateau is a part of which of the following regions?

[A] Baghelkhand
[B] Bundelkhand
[C] Malwa
[D] Chotanagpur

Correct Answer: B [Bundelkhand]

22. Which among the following rivers is/ are the tributaries the of Cauvery river?

[A] Hemavati
[B] Amravati
[C] Arkavati
[D] All of the above

Correct Answer: D [All of the above]

23. Arrange the following river basin of India as per the ascending order of their area coverage
1. Krishna
2. Ganga
3. Indus
4. Godavari
Choose the correct option from the codes given below :

[A] 1 ,2, 3, 4
[B] 1, 4, 3, 2
[C] 2, 1, 3, 4
[D] 2, 4, 1, 3

Correct Answer: B [1, 4, 3, 2]

24. Which of the following is the water divide between the Indus river and the Ganga river?

[A] Marwar plateau
[B] Potwar plateau
[C] Malwa Plateau
[D] Shandur plateau

Correct Answer: B [Potwar plateau]

25. Chitravati and Papaghni are the tributaries of which of the following river?

[A] Kaveri
[B] Pennar
[C] Vaigai
[D] Brahmani

Correct Answer: B [Pennar]26. Which of the following is the tallest untiered waterfall of India?

[A] Shivasamudram Falls
[B] Gokak Falls
[C] Jog Falls
[D] Dudhsagar Falls

Correct Answer: C [Jog Falls]

27. The lake which formed due to the meandering of rivers in the plain is known as by which of the following name?

[A] Plunge-pool Lake
[B] Ox-bow lake
[C] Delta Lakes
[D] Alluvial Lakes

Correct Answer: D [Alluvial Lakes]

28. Alluvial soils are deficient in which of the following?

[A] Humus
[B] Phosphoric Acid
[C] Potash
[D] None of the above

Correct Answer: C [Potash]

29. Which one of the following states in India has the largest area under forest cover?

[A] West Bengal
[B] Mizoram
[C] Madhya Pradesh
[D] Uttar Pradesh

Correct Answer: C [Madhya Pradesh]

30. The Sagarmanthan National Park is situated in which of the following mountain peak?

[A] Mount Everest
[B] Kanchenjunga
[C] Dhaulavira
[D] Annapurna

Correct Answer: A [Mount Everest]