Previous Years Questions Analysis : Geography - Physical India

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Geography Previous Year Questions Analysis
By   @shriyansh,   2 years ago

Introduction

Physiography


Consider the following pairs :
     Hills                        Region
1. Cardamom Hills : Coromandel Coast
2. Kaimur Hills :         Konkan Coast
3. Mahadeo Hills :     Central India
4. Mikir Hills :             North-East India
Which of the above pairs are correctly matched?
(a) 1 and 2 
(b) 2 and 3
(c) 3 and 4 
(d) 2 and 4

Drainage


The Narmada river flows to the west, while most other large peninsular rivers flow to the east. Why?
1. It occupies a linear rift valley.
2. It flows between the Vindhyas and the Satpuras.
3. The land slopes to the west from Central India.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
(a) 1 only 
(b) 2 and 3
(c) 1 and 3 
(d) None

Consider the following rivers :
1. Barak
2. Lohit
3. Subansiri
Which of the above flows/flow through Arunachal Pradesh?
(a) 1 only 
(b) 2 and 3 only
(c) 1 and 3 only 
(d) 1, 2 and 3

Consider the following rivers:
1. Vamsadhara
2. Indravati
3. Pranahita
4. Pennar
Which of the above are tributaries of Godavari?
(a) 1, 2 and 3 
(b) 2, 3 and 4
(c) 1, 2 and4 
(d) 2 and 3 only

Climate and Vegetation


Consider the following States
1. Arunachal Pradesh
2. Himachal Pradesh
3. Mizoram In which of the above States do 'Tropical Wet Evergreen Forests' occur?
(a) 1 only 
(b) 2 and 3 only
(c) 1 and 3 only 
(d) 1, 2 and 3

Which one of the following regions of India has a combination of mangrove forest, evergreen forest and deciduous forest?
(a) North Coastal Andhra Pradesh
(b) South-West Bengal
(c) Southern Saurashtra
(d) Andaman and Nicobar Islands

If you travel through the Himalayas, you are likely to see which of the following plants naturally growing there?
1. Oak
2. Rhododendron
3. Sandalwood
Select the correct answer using the code given below.
(a) 1 and 2 only 
(b) 3 only
(c) 1 and 3 only 
(d) 1, 2 and 3

Agriculture and Soil


Which of the following statements regarding laterite soils of India are correct?
1. They are generally red in colour.
2. They are rich in nitrogen and potash.
3. They are well-developed in Rajasthan and UP.
4. Tapioca and cashew nuts grow well on these soils.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
(a) 1, 2 and 3 
(b) 2, 3 and 4
(c) 1 and 4 
(d) 2 and 3 only

Human Geography


Which of the following is/are the characteristic/ characteristics of Indian coal?
1. High ash content
2. Low sulphur content
3. Low ash fusion temperature 
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
(a) 1 and 2 only 
(b) 2 only
(c) 1 and 3 only 
(d) 1, 2 and 3

Consider the following statements:
1. Natural gas occurs in the Gondwana beds.
2. Mica occurs in abundance in Kodarma.
3. Dharwars are famous for petroleum.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
(a) 1 and 2 
(b) 2 only
(c) 2 and 3 
(d) None

Consider the following pairs :
    National Highway          Cities connected
1. NH 4                                Chennai and Hyderabad
2. NH 6                                Mumbai and Kolkata
3. NH 15                    Ahmedabad and Jodhpur
Which of the above pairs is/are correctly matched?
(a) 1 and 2 only 
(b) 3 only
(c) 1, 2 and 3 
(d) None



Author : Shriyansh Gautam
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