Indian Geography – Geography of India & World Quiz Questions and answers for competitive exams 2017-2018.Indian and World Geography Topics and Questions Types for GK Section.The General Awareness section is a very common part of the paper in every Competition exam. The section is completely Objective and MCQ type and only one answer is correct for each questions.
Indian and World geography subsection is consists of multiple topics and sub-topics on India and world’s significance, if you wish to score well in overall marks because General Awareness section contains a good fraction of marks and clearing it good enhances your chances to in scoring good overall. The Indian and World geography is a major part of the General Knowledge section and it might consists good marks in total.
Indian Geography Quiz and World Geography Question Answers
The Indian and World geography contains the questions based on the Geographical parts of the world and India, the major and significant places and resources available, the materials found on the earth, the layout of the earth, water bodies, questions related to the environment science and ecology etc. So it becomes a good and important part of the section to study and score.
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lets start by reading and knowing the syllabus of Indian and world geography and then we would get a good knowledge about the questions from these topics.
Syllabus: An overview:-The syllabus for the Indian and World Geography sub-section of the General Knowledge section contains various sub-topics, and the questions fall directly from these sub-topics so the list of sub-topics is:-
• Geographical knowledge of major parts of the world and India: Basic concepts and terminology about the geography, Indian geographical analysis, Physical layout and setting of India, Geographical analysis of the world and setting. Major places of India and the world. Natural vegetations, Soil and classification of soils etc.
• Geomorphology and related knowledge: Layers of the earth and knowledge about it, Geological surveys of the world, physical conditions of the earth, Mountains and hill ranges worldwide etc.
• Climatology and atmosphere: The climate of earth and various parts, the atmosphere and its aspects, temperatures and green house effects, Weathers and its cycles etc.
• Resources and its conservation:Land, surface and water based resources, energy, minerals and other rocks, biological resources, marine and sea/ocean resources, forest and wild life resources, conservation of the resources, natural and man-made resources.
• Rocks and types of rocks, Minerals and classification of minerals.
• Earth and its layers:Metals and materials found on the earth, Crust, Mantle and Core layers of the earth and beyond. Lava and magma based knowledge.
• Ecology and environmental analysis of India and world: Environment and related aspects/concepts and terminology, Ecology and bio-diversity of the earth and various places in India and world, Environmental impacts and effects of changes, Hazards and dangers to ecology and environment, Pollution and types, Energy and aspects etc.
• Forests: Issues and problems, Afforestation/deforestration, Plants and bio-diversity, conservation of forests and its resources.
• Oils and gases: Places, refineries etc.
• Animals and plants population, zoos and parks worldwide.
• Disasters and disaster management: It includes natural and man-made disasters, natural calamities, floods, drought, earthquakes, volcano eruption, tsunamis, cyclones, hurricanes, tornadoes etc and the management of disasters, disaster recovery system etc.
• World geography and geographical analysis of parts of the world.
• Mountain ranges and hills.
• Oceans and seas: Water bodies, seas and oceans on the earth, knowledge about oceans and seas, various facts, largest and longest, marine life and ecology of the sea/ocean etc.
• World Population and facts, country wise population and data and stats.
• Crops and classification, types of crops, plantation etc.
So the paper based on this topic will contain the questions from this list only. Let’s have an overview of the questions from this topic and its sub-topics, how on the basic level the questions types is going to be, from the Geography subsection.
Indian Geography & World Geography Example questions:
1. The country with the largest population of Muslims is
d) Saudi Arabia
2. Aluminium is abundantly found in
a) Uttar Pradesh
b) Madhya Pradesh
c) West Bengal
3. Kaziranga national park is situated in
c) Madhya Pradesh
d) Uttar Pradesh
4. The Dul Hasti Power Station is based on which one of the following rivers?
5. Arctic region is full of
6. The largest ocean in the world is
a) The Pacific Ocean
b) The Antarctic
c) The Atlantic ocean
d) The Indian ocean
7. India is connected with Europe through
a) Persian Gulf
b) Red Sea
c) Suez Canal
d) Malaccan Strait
8. The largest mountain range in the world is
a) The Alps
b) The Andes
c) The Himalayas
d) The Rockies
9. Earth revolves around the sun in every
a) 362 days
b) 364 days
c) 365 1/2 days
d) 365 1/4 days
10. The state which has the largest forest area is
d) Madhya Pradesh
11. Diamond mines in India are found in
b) Madhya Pradesh
12. Yellow river is
13. The longest river in the world is
14. To grow, Jute crop requires:
a) Moist climate
b) Cold climate
c) Hot climate
d) Much rain
15. The capital city reputed to be the oldest in the world is
16. Which is the farthest planet from the Sun?
17. Which is the Land of the Rising Sun?
18. Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched? (Dam / Lake to River):
a) Govind Sagar – Sutlej.
b) Ukai Reservoir- Tapi
c) Kolleru Lake – Krishna
d) Wular Lake – Jhelum
19. The refineries in Mathura, Panipat and Digboi are established by:
a) Indian Oil Corporation Ltd.
b) Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd.
c) Crude Distillation unit of Madras Refineries Ltd.
d) Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd.
20. The highest annual rainfall in the world is registered in:
a) Churu, Rajasthan
b) Mawsynram, Meghalaya.
c) Chamba, Himachal Pradesh.
d) Namchi, Sikkim.
21. The northern boundary of the peninsular plateau of Indian runs parallel to the Ganga and the Yamuna from Rajmahal hills to a point near:
22. Total number of Official Languages in usage in India are:
23. The oldest rocks in India are reported from:
a) Aravalli Range, Rajasthan.
b) Sivalik Range, Punjab.
c) Vindhyan Range, Madhya Pradesh.
d) Dharwar Range, Karnataka.
24. Which of the following crops need maximum water per hectare?
25. The natural region holding the Indian Sub-continent is:
a) Hot desert.
d) Equatorial climate change region.
So with these sample questions, you’d get a good idea about the questions that may fall from Geography sub section in the General Knowledge section of exam.