Geography - General Awareness Questions and Answers


General Awareness » Geography

QUESTION

Which river rises near Mhow in the Malwa plateau of Madhya Pradesh?

A)

Betwa

B)

Varuna

C)

Chambal

D)

Mahi

General Awareness » Geography

QUESTION

Which river basin covers an area of 8,60,000 km2 and is spread across 11 Indian states?

A)

Ganga basin

B)

Brahmaputra basin

C)

Mahanadi basin

D)

Indus basin

General Awareness » Geography

QUESTION

Which of the following is a tributary of Damodar river?

A)

Barakar

B)

Kangsabati

C)

Rupnarayan

D)

Shilabati

General Awareness » Geography

QUESTION

________ zone is generally defined as an environment with moderate rainfall throughout the year or parts of the year, with sporadic dry, mild to hot summers and cool to cold winters.

A)

Dry

B)

Tropical

C)

Continental

D)

Temperate

General Awareness » Geography

QUESTION

Which sea is the north-western part of the Indian Ocean that covers a total area of approximately 14,91,000 square miles and forms a part of the major sea route between Europe and India?

A)

Caribbean Sea

B)

Caspian Sea

C)

Arabian Sea

D)

Mediterranean Sea

General Awareness » Geography

QUESTION

Which climate zone has an average temperature of over 64°F (18°C) throughout the year and more than 59 inches of rainfall each year?

A)

Tropical zone

B)

Dry zone

C)

Temperate zone

D)

Continental zone

General Awareness » Geography

QUESTION

What is the percentage of land used for agriculture in India as per the 2009 data by National Institute of Hydrology?

A)

59.01%

B)

59.09%

C)

50.09%

D)

51.09%

General Awareness » Geography

QUESTION

In the ancient times, which river was also known as 'Pooni' in Tamil which is the fourth largest river flowing in the southeast direction through the states of Karnataka and Tamil Nadu?

A)

Ravi River

B)

Satluj River

C)

Kaveri River

D)

Tapi River

General Awareness » Geography

QUESTION

______ is reducing the degree or intensity of, or eliminating, pollution.

A)

Aerosol

B)

Aeration

C)

Abatement

D)

Absorption

General Awareness » Geography

QUESTION

With which of the following oceans would you associate the ‘Ring of Fire’?

A)

Arctic

B)

Pacific

C)

Atlantic

D)

Indian

General Awareness » Geography

QUESTION

Musi river is a tributary of which of the following rivers?

A)

Godavari

B)

Ganges

C)

Krishna

D)

Yamuna

General Awareness » Geography

QUESTION

Which of the following is the main cause of ‘bad lands’?

A)

Scanty rainfall

B)

Soil erosion

C)

Open defecation

D)

Excessive forest cover

General Awareness » Geography

DIRECTION

Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding the mountains?

QUESTION

I- Mountains may be arranged in a line known as range.
II-The Aravali range in India is one of the oldest fold mountain systems in the world.
III- Mt. Kilimanjaro in South America is an example of Volcanic Mountain

A)

Only I

B)

 Only I and II

C)

 Only II

D)

 I, II and III

General Awareness » Geography

QUESTION

Which of the following crops is described as – ‘It is a crop which is used both as food and fodder. It is a Kharif crop that requires temperature between 21°C to 27°C and grows well in old alluvial soil’?

A)

 Sesamum

B)

 Maize

C)

 Ragi

D)

 Bajra

General Awareness » Geography

QUESTION

Approximately how much percentage (nearest to integer) of total water on the surface of earth is accounted for by the oceans?

A)

 96

B)

 92

C)

 97

D)

 94

General Awareness » Geography

QUESTION

Ozone is an allotrope of ______.

A)

 nitrogen

B)

 hydrogen

C)

 oxygen

D)

 carbon dioxide

General Awareness » Geography

QUESTION

The ______ is the extended margin of each continent occupied by relatively shallow seas and gulfs.

A)

 deep sea plain

B)

 continental shelf

C)

 continental slope

D)

 oceanic deeps

General Awareness » Geography

QUESTION

Which of the following mountains is located near the river Dhauliganga?

A)

 Anamudi

B)

 Nanda Devi

C)

 Hathi Parvat

D)

 Kamet

General Awareness » Geography

QUESTION

Which of the following rivers originates in a spring at Verinag in the south-eastern part of Kashmir?

A)

 Chenab

B)

 Beas

C)

 Jhelum

D)

 Sutlej

General Awareness » Geography

QUESTION

Which of the following is a group of islands found in the tropical oceans consisting of coral reefs and a central depression?

A)

 Lagoon

B)

 Guyots

C)

 Seamount

D)

 Atoll