WBCS MAIN PAPER III : GEOGRAPHY - POLITICAL GEOGRAPHY OF INDIA AND STATES FORMATION
1.Which is the western most point in India?
(A) Kibithu (B) Indira Col (C) Indira Point (D)Guhar moti, Sir Creek
2.In which year did Odisha separate from Bihar?
(A) 1930 (B) 1933 (C) 1936 (D) 1943
3.How many PiN Zones has divided into India ?
(A)3 (B)5 (C)8 (D)9
4.India's area is about ______times larger than of Pakistan.
(A) 3 (B) 4 (C) 5 (D)6
5.The Tropic of Cancer does not pass through
(A) Ahmedabad (B) Bhopal (C) Prayagraj (D) Ranchi
6.The Indian states were first delimited linguistically in
(A) 1947 (B) 1952 (C) 1956 (D) 1966
1.Jharkhand does not share boundary with
(A) West Bengal (B) Orissa (C) Chhattisgarh (D) Madhya Pradesh
2.Which of the following hill stations is not located in Himachal Pradesh ?
(A) Kulu (B) Manali (C) Shimla (D) Ranikhet
1.,The southern most point of India is —— located at 6°45' N.
(A) Indira Point (B) Kanniya Kumari (C) Dras (D) Chennai
2.The longest border of India is with —— (4096 kilometers).
(A) Nepal (B) Bhutan (C) Afghanistan (D) Bangladesh
1.821/2°E longitude is geographically significant to India because
(A)it determines the Indian Standard Time.
(B)it has a bearing on the tropical climate of India.
(C)it devides India into eastern and western zones.
(D)it enables determining local time in eastern India.
2.The approximate length of the coastline of India is
(A) 5500 km. (B) 6000 km. (C) 6500 km. (D) 7000 km.
3.Which of the following cities/towns lies to the northern most latitude ?
(A) Patna (B) Allahabad (C) Panchmari (D) Ahmedabad
4.The Andaman and Nicobar group of islands are separated from each other by
(A) Ten degree channel (B) Great channel (C) Bay of Bengal (D) Andaman Sea
5.Which Indian state has the largest coastline ?
(A) Andhra Pradesh (B) Maharashtra (C) Orissa (D) Tamil Nadu
1.MacMohan Line is a boundary between
(A) India and China (B) India and Bangladesh (C) China and Nepal (D) India and Afghanistan
2.Locationally India roughly occupies the central part of
(A) the western hemisphere
(B) the eastern hemisphere
(C) the northern hemisphere
(D) the southern hemisphere
3.The shape of India is approximately a
(A) square (B) triangular (C) quadrangular (D) circular
4.The Eight Degree Channel forms the boundary between
(A) Lakshadweep and Maldive islands
(B) Andaman and Nicobar islands
(C) India and Srilanka
(D) The Arabian Sea and the Indian Ocean
5.The Tropic of Cancer does not pass through which of the following state ?
(A) Madhya Pradesh (B) Chattishgarh (C) Bihar (D) Jharkhand
6.'Kiratas' was an old kingdom of the
(A) Northern India (B) Southern India (C) Western India (D) Eastern India
7.The Eastern Ghats and The Western Ghats meet at the
(A) Nilgiris (B) Vindhyas (C) Satpuras (D) Palni hills
8.The normal date of onset of the South-West monsoon in South Bengal is
(A) 1 - 5 June (B) 5 - 10 June (C) 10 - 15 June (D) 15 - 20 June
9.The city called the 'Manchester of South India' is
(A) Sholapur (B) Coimbatore (C) Chennai (D) Madurai
1.Lacchadweep is a
(A) barrier reef island (B) coral island (C) fringing reef island (D) volcanic island
2.Which one of the following channel divides Minicoy from Maldives ?
(A) 9° Channel (B) 10° Channel (C) 8° Channel (D) Grand Channel
3.The largest area under waste land is in the state of -
(A) Uttar Pradesh (B) Madhya Pradesh (C) Gujarat (D) Rajasthan
4.The channel which separates Rameshwaram dwip from Indian main land-
(A) 9° Channel (B) 10° Channel (C) Palk Strait (D) Pumban Channel
5.The state which has longest coastline is -
(A) Andhra Pradesh (B) Gujarat (C) Tamil Nadu (D) Kerala
6.Palk Strait separates India from -
(A) Pakistan (B) China (C) Sri Lanka (D) Maldives
7.Mcmohan Line is in between -
(A) India and Pakistan (B) India and Afghanistan (C) India and China (D) Pakistan and Afghanistan
8.Which one is the land locked state ?
(A) Gujarat (B) Andhra Pradesh (C) West Bengal (D) Bihar
9.Which of the following is the manchester of South India ?
(A) Chennai (B) Tirunelvali (C) Perambur (D) Coimbatore
10.----- is a volcanic island of India -
(A) Narcadam (B) New Moore (C) Pambass (D) Rameshwaram
11.Which one of the following is the boundary between India and Sri Lanka ?
(A) Gulf of Mannar (B) Palk bay (C) Palk Strait (D) Malacca Strait
12.The channel which separates Car Nicobar from little Andaman is -
(A) 9° Channel (B) 8° Channel (C) 10° Channel (D) 7° Channel
1.Unlike other parts of the Indian Coast, fishing industry has not developed along the Saurashtra Coast because
(A) There are few indentations suitable for fishing
(B) Of overwhelming dependence on agriculture and animal husbandry
(C) The sea water is relatively more saline
(D) Of industrial development leading to wide spread pollution of coastal area
2.Dry point settlements are common in
(A) Deltas (B) Mountain regions (C) Deserts (D) Plains
3.Among the following cities which one is the nearest to the tropic of Cancer ?
(A) Delhi (B) Kolkata (C) Jodhpur (D) Nagpur
4.The States which have common border with China are :
(A)Jammu & Kashmir (B) Sikkim (C) Arunachal Pradesh (D) Himachal Pradesh
5.Which is the correct code
(A) 1 & 3 (B) 1, 3 & 4 (C) 1, 2 & 3 (D) 1, 2 , 3 & 4
6.How many kilometers are represented by 1 degree of latitude ?
(A) 211 (B) 111 (C) 91 (D) 131