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1400+ Geography Questions In English For All Exams

1400+ Geography Questions In English For All Exams

Which planet looks reddish in the night sky?Mars

What was the source of the blue gem stone, lapis lazuli, for the people of Harappan culture?Afghanistan

In 1610, Galileo Galilei discovered four moons of which planet?Jupiter

How are Latitude and Longitude?Perpendicular to each other

Which Philosophy holds that the world is created and maintained by Universal Law?Jain Philosophy

The latitude of a place is the same as which place?Celestial pole

When does Relative humidity decreases?With increased temperature

A man with a dark skin, in comparison with a man with a white skin, What will experience?Less heat and less cold

Where are a large number of species are found within a small unit of area?Wet evergreen equatorial forests

Which is the tree requiring minimum water for its growth?Babul

Which country is the largest producer of Bauxite?Australia

How is Oxygen and ozone?Allotropes

From where did India introduce cultivation of tobacco/tapioca/ pineapple?South America

Which is found on the western coast of continents between 30° and 40° latitudes?Mediterranean Climate Region

In which latitudes largest quantities of bauxite is found?Tropical latitudes

Which tree, once very popular in social forestry, is now taken to be environmental hazard?Eucalyptus

‘Gobar gas’ contains mainly which gas?Methane

Where is the Sargasso sea located?North Atlantic Ocean

Which is the greatest known ocean depth (which lies in the Pacific Ocean)?11,033 m

Which foreign country is closest to Andaman Islands?Myanmar

Which State shares boundaries with the maximum number of other States of India?Assam

Which mountain range stretches from Gujarat in west to Delhi in the north?Aravallis

The Himalayas are formed of parallel fold ranges of which the oldest range?The Great Himalayan Range

Which state has the largest number of salt lakes in India?Rajasthan

Which port especially developed for exporting iron ore to Japan?Paradeep

Which is a global biodiversity hotspot in India?Western Ghats

Which type of forest exhibits highest bio-diversity?Tropical rain forest

If a bar magnet is cut length wise into 3 parts, what will the total number of poles be?6

With in which river is the Omkareshwar Project associated?Narmada

What is the state the main activity associated with the fold mountain?Earthquakes

What is the term as the drainage pattern developed on folded sedimentary rocks?Trellis

Which energy do not have the problem of pollution?Sun

Rotation of the earth causes deflection of wind by which force?Coriolis force

Which is the chief characteristics of wet and dry tropics?Constant heating

The greatest threat to organisms and biodiversity in which process?Process of habitat loss

How much of earth surface is covered by the forests?30 percent

The Himalyas are approximately how many kilometer broad?150 to 400

How many islands of India are located in the Bay of Bengal?204

Which plant is used for green manuring in India?Sunhemp

Which city is known as the ‘Manchester of South India’?Coimbatore

The Government of India has decided to declare river as ‘National River’?Ganga

Which city is known for silk wearing industry?Kanchepuram

What is the total surface area of earth?510 million sq km

All the watches of a country are set according to which time?Standard time of the country

If it is 4 P.M. on Monday at 150°W, what will be the time at 150°E?12 Noon on Tuesday

What are the ‘Temperate lows’?Sub-polar low pressure belts

Dr. M. S. Swaminathan distinguished himself in which field?Agriculture

By which plants is the maximum fixation of solar energy done?Green plants

Which hot and dry winds that help in the ripeing or grapes in the Alps region?Foehn

The fragments of which comet system collided with Jupiter in July 1994?Shoemaker-Levy 9

Silk textiles are mainly produced in which countries?China and India

Which instruments used for recording earthquake waves?Seismograph

‘Caldera’ is a feature associated with which thing?Volcanoes

Which city is associated with the river Mekong?Phnom-Penh

Coolgardie lies in the Australian province of which direction?Western Australia

A shipmet with an accident at 30°E and 35°N. Where was the ship was sailing?Mediterranean Sea

Which gave an impetus to the growth of militant nationalism on a widespread scale?Partition of Bengal

What is the country through which both Equator and Tropic of Capricorn pass?Brazil

The Karakoram Highway connects which pairs of countries?China-Pakistan

Which crop would be preferred for sowing in order to enrich the soil with nitrogen?Gram

Which latitude passes through India?Tropic of Cancer

Port Blair - the capital of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, is located in which island?South Andaman

Which is the biggest lake in India?Chilka Lake

Which are the west-flowing rivers of southern Indian which flow into Arabian Sea?Narmada and Tapti

Which is not essentially a species of the Himalayan vegetation?Mahogany

Which type of forest covers the maximum area in India?Tropical moist deciduous forest

What did the name ‘Ratnakara’ denoted In ancient Indian historical geography?The Indian Ocean

Which shipyard is known for the manufacture of bargets, coasters and dredgers?Garden Reach Shipyard

There is no net transfer of energy by the particles of the medium in which waves?Stationary waves

From the evolutionary point of view, which is the most primitive animal?Turtle

Which is the higest plateau in the world?Pamir Plateau

At what level does the Natura 2000 network operate?European

Which atmospheric layer that reflects radio waves is called?Ionosphere

What is a line on a map which joins places having the same rainfall called?Isohyet

Equatorial forest of the Amazon basin is known as by which name?Selvas

Thick stems and thorny wax coated leaves are commonly found in which area?Deserts

Where will be the Time period in a vibration magnetometer infinite?At magnetic pole

Which is considered to cause an adverse of effect on Indian monsoon?El-nino

Which region does not receives much rainfall in the south-west monsoon season?Tamil Nadu coast

Which is the longest national Highway in India?NH 7

Automatic approval upto 51 % in the enfrastructure seety was given in which year?1991

In order of their distances from the Sun, which planet lie between Mars and Uranus?Jupiter and Saturn

‘Kandla’ situated on the Gulf of Kachchh is well known for which purpose?Export processing zone

The mapping of which part of earth is most difficult?Interior of the Earth

In USA, which region receives heavy rainfall throughout the year under the influence of Westerlies?North-western

Which cold and dense air blowing down the mountain slope during the night?Katabatic wind

Where are Grasses almost absent?In tropical wetevergreen forest

Which ecosystem covers the largest area of the earth’s surface?Marine Ecosystem

Rainfall in the doldrums is of the nature of which precipitation?O r o g r a p h i c precipitation

Which is not an important factor of climate of an area?Longitude

Where is the thermal equator found?North of the geographical equator

In India, in which industry are maximum number of workers employed?Textile industry

Which is the soil formed by wind dust in and around hot deserts?Loess soil

Where are Niagara Falls?U.S.A.

Which Strait connecting Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal?Palk Strait

By which a mixture of sand and naphthalene can be separated?Sublimation

Durand line is the border common to which two countries?Pakistan and Afghanistan

By which Radio waves of constant amplitude can be generated?Oscillator

Where is the southernmost point of India located?Great Nicobar

Which factory in Bengal, the was established by the Portuguese?Hoogly

By which name does the Brahmaputra enter into India?Dihang

The Tibetan river ‘Tsangpo’ enters India through which State?Arunachal Pradesh

Which is most primitive ancestor of man?Australopithecus

In which season is the frequency of tropical cyclones in the Bay of Bengal maximum?After summer

Which is considered a hot-spot of biodiversity in India?Western Ghats

Where is pearl fishing well developed in India?Off the coast at Rameshwaram

Which of a species describes the tropic function it fills in its environment?Niche

What is the approximate equatorial circumference of the earth?40,000 km

Which is present in the largest amount in terms of percent by mass in the earth’s crust?Oxygen

Which is the highest lake above the sea level in the world?Lake Titicaca

Which is the example of crater lake?Oregon

Exceptionally high rainfall is recorded in regions owing to which effect?Orographic effect

In which country has maximum damage to the forests been caused by acid rain?Poland

Which is the second most abundant metal in the earth’s crust?Iron

The Vivekananda Rock Memorial is situated at which place?Kanyakumari

Which is the highest peak in Andaman and Nicobar Islands?Saddle Peak

Which plant is preferred for mixed cropping in order to enhance the bioavailability of nitrogen?Gram

Which dynasty did rule over Magadha after Nanda dynasty?Maurya

The altitudes of heavenly bodies appear to be greater than they actually are. Why is this?Atmospheric refraction

Which group of plant produce naked seed?Gymnosperm

Photochemical smog occurs in which climage?Warm, dry and sunny climate

What do the surface of Earth that lies between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic, of Capricorn?Torrid Zone

Which is the most important divinity of Rigveda?Varuna

What percentage of insolation is received by the earth’s surface?0.47

If a ship moves from freshwater into seawater, what will happen?It will rise a little higher

At low elevation which cloud are to be found?Nimbus

The escape velocity from the surface of the earth does not depend on which body?Mass of the body

Where do the Earthquakes rarely occur?Brazil

Mostly in which region do Earthquakes and volcanoes occur?Folded and faulted region

Which decade is celebrated as United Nations decade on biodiversity?2011-2020

One will NOT have to pass through the Suez Canal while going from Bombay to which canal?Suez

Where are Shevaroy Hills located?Tamil Nadu

How can fertility of soil be improved?By adding living earthworms

Nal Sarovar Bird Sanctuary is located in which state?Gujarat

Which current is produced by upwelling of water off the coast of Chile and Peru?Humboldt Current

Where does the cold Labrador current bring nine months winter?Eastern Newfoundland

Local thunderstorms ‘Norwesters’ are prominent in which state?West Bengal

On which conservation law, does a rocker work?Angular momentum

Which of the planets is nearest to the earth?Venus

Which planet is known as the Earth’s Twin?Venus

How much the equatorial circumference is greater than the polar circumference?Approximately 68 km

Vegetative propagation by stem cutting is generally foundation of which plant?Sugarcane

What is the distance of the equator from either of the poles?10,002 km

Which layer of the atmosphere provides ideal conditions for flying of jet aeroplanes?Stratosphere

Which constituents of the atmosphere causes greatest changes in climate and weather?Water Vapour

Which type of forest belt supplies most of the world’s requirement of newsprint?Coniferous forest

Which climatic type suffers change due to shifting of the World’s Pressure Belts?Monsoon

What percentage of country’s demand for natural rubber is met by in indigenous production?0.97

On which thing Erosion of soil by a river mainly depends?Its speed at which it flows

Which are the “Horn of Africa”?Ethiopia, Djibouti, Somalia

A soap bubble is given negative charge then what happen in its radius?Increases

Israel has common borders with which countries?Lebanon, Syria, Turkey and Jordan

Which is the State with the largest area under waste land?Jammu and Kashmir

The absorption of radio waves by the atmosphere depends on which thing?Their frequency

Which crop requires continuous semiaquatic condition for cultivation?Rice

The equator cuts through which island?Borneo

What are Carbon, diamond and graphite together called?Allotropes

Which city is associated with the river Mekong?Phnom-Penh

The annual average rate of net plant production is highest in which forests?Temperate forest

Which state receives rainfall from north-east monsoons?Tamil Nadu

Which is the brightest planet?Venus

At the summer solstice, which latitude will have the longest night?60°S

What happens when a sudden fall in the barometric reading?Storm

How long does India’s economic zone extend miles off its coast?200

How is the Relative humidity of the atmosphere directly affected?Change in atmospheric temperature

Which climate best suited for horticulture?Mediterranean

From which water sources, the water is likely to be contaminated with fluoride?Ground water

Which neighbouring country has objections on Indian Baglihar Hydro-electric Project?Pakistan

Which region does not receive most of its rainfall during winter?Central North America

Which African country is richer than others in gold and diamond?Zaire

Which is the leading producer of sulphur?U.S.A.

“Green house effect” with respect to global warming refers to which effect?Warming effect

Strait of Florida runs in between which water bodies?Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico

Which Strait separates Asia from North America?The Bering Strait

Which States of the U.S.A. are attached to Mexico?California and Texas

Khartoum is situated at the confluence of which rivers?White Nile and Blue Nile

Which gulf would have to be crossed to reach Sri Lanka from Nagercoil?Gulf of Mannar

The second largest river basin in India is of which river?Godavari

Which is the second largest basin in Peninsular India?Krishna Basin

Why do Coastal Andhra Pradesh and Orissa often face natural disasters?Due to cyclones

Why does Mumbai receives more rainfall than Pune?Because mumbai is on the windward side

Where are Diesel locomotives manufactured?Varanasi

What is the process that result in the breakdown of rocks and minerals in situ?Weathering

Because of which factor, clouds do not precipitate in deserts?Low humidity

What is the quantity of water in a particular volume of air called?Absolute humidity

Lichens and Mosses are characteristic vegetation of which zone?The polar zone

What is associated with a savanna climate?Scrub

Slash and burn agriculture in North Eastern State is Known by which name?Jhumming

Telangana region represents type of vegetation?Thorn

On which planet of the solar system does the sun rise in the west and set in the east?Venus

What is the average salinity of sea water?0.035

Which planet of the solar system has the longest day?Venus

What was the main occupation of the people of the Indus Valley civilization?Agriculture

Which minerals occurs abundantly in the Earth’s crust?Silica

Pneumoconiosis affects the workers who work mainly in which industry?Coal mining industry

The tide at its maximum height is known by which name?Spring tide

Where are the Local thunderstorms ‘Nor’ westers’ prominent?West Bengal

What is the dense mass of small water drops on smoke particles in the lower layers of the atmosphere?Smog

How many orangutans disappear each year as result of palm oil farming?5000

Mosses and Lichens are the characteristic vegetation of which region?Tundra region

Which specie of rhinoceros is said to be the most critically endangered species?Javan rhino

Trees with hardwood and dense canopy are generally found in which forests?Evergreen forests

In India, which type of forest occupy the largest area?Tropical Moist Deciduous Forest

Where is Over 90% of the world’s biomass?In tropical rain forests

Why have continents have drifted apart?Because of tectonic activities

What represents the most complex level?Ecosystem

Which is the smallest water body?Japan Sea

Which country makes maximum use of the geothermal energy?Iceland

Which current is produced by upwelling of cold water off the coast of Chile and Peru?Humboldt current

In which country are the broken hill famous for zinc and lead?Australia

The Vindhyas belong to which class of mountains?Block mountains

Maharashtrian Plateau is made up of which?Lava

Which tributary of the Ganga System flows northwards?Sone

Which river originates at Amarkantak?Narmada

Which are the leading states in the production of cotton in India?Maharashtra and Gujarat

What is the study of the relation of animals and plants to their’ surroundings called?Ecology

If you wish to visit Golconda Fort, you will have to go to which state?Karnataka

Which biome has the highest species diversity?Tropical rainforests

Kanha National Park belongs to which biogeographical area in the world?Tropical Sub-humid Forests

Which planet is known as veiled planet?Mars

Which continent has the lowest growth rate of population?Europe

Nitrogen fixing bacteria is useful in growing which crop?Legume

Which is the largest fresh water lake in the world?Lake Superior

Other than India and China, which group of countries border Myanmar?Thailand, Laos and Bangladesh

Which is the largest river in the world?Amazon

Asia has large areas of inland drainage. Why is it so?Due to seasonal and scanty rainfall

Which country in Africa has luxurious tropical rain forests?Ivory coast

The greatest diversity of animal and species occurs in which forest?Tropical moist forest

In which valley is the Himalayan pass Shipki La located?Sutlej valley

The headquarters of Organization of Petroleum Exporting Country is located in which city?Vienna

Macmohan Line demarcates the boundary between which countries?India and China

On which river are Tikarpara and Jaraj dams constructed under a multipurpose project?Mahanadi

What is the major source of iron ore for Visakhapatnam?Bailadila

Which two planets of the solar system have no satellites?Mercury and Venus

In which of the following years was the first Railway line between Bombay and Thane laid?1853

Which planet have thirteen moons?Neptune

One degree of longitude on the equator is equal to howmuch distance?50 miles

With which period do we associate the ‘megaliths’?Neolithic

Where is the maximum difference in the spacing of longitudes?At equator

What is Water vapour beyond the dew point?Condensation

Which is the variety of coal in which the deposit contains recognisable traces of the original plant material?Peat

Which type of rainfall leads to the formation of the windward and the leeward side?Orographic

In which forests are Teak and Sal are the principal trees?Tropical moist deciduous

In the world production of natural rubber, what is the rank of India?Fourth

How are the caves of the world’s greatest fold mountains formed?Due to Compressional movement

Vasges is an example of–Block mountain

Which is the busiest oceanic trade route?North Atlantic route

By which algae is Nitrogen fixation done?Blue-green algae

Why are the Canals in Western Europe are mainly used?For inland navigation

Which day is observed as the World Environment Day?5th June

Which is not a landform which results due to rejuvenation of a river?Oxbow lake

In which ocean is Diamantina Trench situated?Indian Ocean

Which beach is visited by Olive Ridley turtles annually for mass nesting?Gahirmatha

Why is the water of Holy Ganges river is pure?Due to presence of Bacteriophages

The Himalayan mountain system belongs to which mountains?Fold mountains

Which are the oldest mountains in India according to geographical history?Aravallis

Which Bacteria is found in the intestine of human?Escherichia coli

What is the mixture of carbon monoxide and nitrogen called?Producer gas

Which is the river with highest tidal bore in India?Hoogli

Which biologist, proposed that life is originated in water,?Thales

Which is a land-locked sea?Aral Sea

Which crop is grown in India mainly by dry farming?Millet

The mapping of which part of earth is most difficult?Interior of the earth

What is the connecting link between Annelida and Mollusca?Neopalina

Which is the second most abundant metal in the earth’s crust?Aluminium

The tropopause occurs at the equator at a height of howmany kilometers?17 km

97% of the atmosphere lies with in howmany kilometers of the surface of the earth?5 km

Primitive people practice animal rearing in the tropical grasslands of which area?East Africa

What are the Low-latitude grasslands in south America called?Pampas

What is the distance of the nearest star besides the sun from the earth?4.2 light years

Which celestial body besides earth bear, The Sea of Tranquility’ and The Ocean of Storms’?Moon

In how many time zones has the world been divided into?24

Which type of woods is specially used as railways sleepers?Jarrah and barri

Which explains that all the galaxies are receding from?Red shift

Which elements is most abundant in the earth’s crust?Oxygen

Why does the phenomenon of ‘trade winds’ takes place?Due to convection of heat

What are Doldrums?Tropical no-wind belt

What is the main activity of Eskimos during the short period of summer season?Hunting

Which geomorphic processes is associated with the work of glaciers?Plucking

From which rocks is the soil material mainly derived?Sedimentary rocks

Which pair of ocean currents meet each other near Newfound land?Gulf stream and Labrador

The Dogger Bank, the main fishing area of Europe, where is this area?North Sea

Which is used as the logo of the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)?Panda

Which Indian State has the minimum total forest cover?Haryana

The river Cauvery originates from which state?Karnataka

Why does the western coast of India receive very high rainfall in summer mainly?Due to western Ghats

In India which is the State with the largest area under very dense forests?Arunachal Pradesh

In which place is the headquarters of the North-Eastern Railway located?Gorakhpur

Which National Highway connects Chennai and Visakhapatnarn?NH 5

Which is the largest irrigation canal of the world?Indira Gandhi Canal

Which lake lies in the ‘Dead heart of Australia’?Eyre

What are the plants of tropical and sub-tropical regions called?Vegatherms

What is the least influential in determining the distribution of terrestrial biomes?Salinity

Which country ranks first in producing teak?Thailand

Which Agriculture export item is second in case of India?Rice

Which lake in India has the highest water salinity?Sambhar

Which sector is the largest emitter of greenhouse gases in India?Electric power generation

Which region has internal drainage?Rajasthan

Kurnool-Cuddapah canal is taken off from which river?Tungabhadra

Kudremukh hills known for iron ore deposits is situated in which place?Chickmaglur

The latitude of a place expresses its angular position relative to the which place?Equator

The Indian research station Himadri is located at which place?Antarctica

Of the total volume of the earth, which layer forms the major part?Core

Why is the Wind in the, Southern hemisphere is deflected towards left?Due to rotation of the earth

Who discovered South Pole?Amundsen

Long treeless grassy palms are characteristics of which grass?Pampas

How climate does the Veld grassland of south Africa experience?The Steppe climate

Which are connected by over 1700 km-long BTC oil pipe-line?Caspian sea and Mediterranean sea

leaves used as wrappers for bides, from which are obtained?Tendu

The northern part of the west coast is known by which name?Konkan coast

What is the most abundant on the earth crust?Al

Which river flows through Maharashtra and Gujarat?Tapti

Which river basin is called ‘Ruhr of India’?Damodar

Which is the longest river in India?Ganga

Which region in India receives substantial rain during the winter month of January?Punjab

In which industry is the maximum number of women employed in India?Tea

The ‘Grand Trunk Road’ connects which cities?Kolkata and Amritsar

Which city is at the highest altitude above mean sea level?Bangalore

In which forest the maximum plant diversity is found?Tropical evergreen forests

Which plate movement is responsible for the formation of mid-ocean ridge?Divergent movement

Where is Dead sea situated?A Rift Valley

Which is softwood from coniferous forest?Pine

Hardwood tree like mahogany and ebony are found in which forests?Equatorial forest

If you want to visit sambhar lake, to which state you will go?Rajasthan

Which crop are grain with the on set of mansoon & are harvested in September- October?Kharif

Among sources of power, India has largest reserves of which thing?Coal

Which is the most important coal field of India?Raniganj

Northern part of Australia is typified by which climate?Monsoon climate

Rain shadow effect is associated with which rainfall?Orographic rainfall

Which was the most important kingdom after the Maury in the-Deccan and Central India?Satavahanas

Minute pore found on the soft aerial part of plant especially the leaves are called?Stomata

Which is the leading producer of rice?China

Which type of lake is formed by volcanic activities?Caldera lake

What are Shield volcanoes?Repeated lava flows

Which is the largest lake in Africa?Lake Victoria

Which is the deepest lake?Lake Baikal

In which region is the main area of production of icebergs found?The West Coast of Greenland

Where is ‘Ninety East Ridge’ situated?Indian Ocean

In which vally is the Himalayan pass Shipki La located?Sutlej valley

By which is the Atmosphere of big metropolition cities is polluted most?Automobile exhausts

Which State in India has the broadest continental shelf?Tamil Nadu


Which Place experiences minimum and maximum temperature?28.3°C and 15°C respectively is Leh


How is the climate of India is?Subtropical monsoon

Which is a warm ocean current?East Australian current

Kuroshio is a warm ocean current which runs from which country?Philippines to Japan

In which region does rainfall occur throughout the year?Equatorial region

In mid-latitudes, convective precipitation is associated with which front?Cold fronts

In certain parts of Khasi and Jaintia hills, annual rainfall is about howmany c.m.?1000 cm

Which place receives fainfall less than 20 cms?Jammu and Kashmir

On which river is located Indo- Pak Bagalihar Project?Chenab

The Pacific Islands from New Guinea south east-wards to the Fiji Islands what is this group called?The Mellanesia

To a space traveller on moon, how does the lunar sky during day time appear?Black

Among South Asian countries, which one has the highest level of urbanization?Bangladesh

At which of the following places watches will show 5.30 A.M. when it is 12.00 midnight G.M.T.?New Delhi

The time of Cairo is 2 hours ahead of Greenwich time. Cairo is situated at which degree?30° East

Shallow-rooted trees are associated with which climate?Equatorial climate

Which area is dominant in hunting and gathering?Tropical forest

In which the formation of magma along the bedding plane results?Sill

How are the igneous rocks are formed?Granitisation

Which connects the ocean floor level with the continental level?Continental slope

Which is the longest inland waterways in the world?Mississippi river system

Which are the two volcanic islands in the Indian territory?Narcondam and Barren

In which State is the Guru Shikhar Peak located?Rajasthan

Which hill range that separates the state of Manipur from the state of Nagaland?Barailhills

Where are the wet hill forest found in?Nilgiris

What is the main cause of extinction of species from tropics?Deforestation

Which is the largest tiger reserve in India?Corbett

What is the second most abundant element in the earth’s crust?Silicon

Which is the first National Park established in India?Corbett National Park

Which state has the highest amount of Nickel Ore resources?Orissa

Which is the strait connecting Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal?Palk Strait

Which Strait which separates Asia from North America?The Bering strait

Which crop enrich the soil with nitrogen?Pea

From where do the strongest evidence that comets are members of our solar system come?Their composition

What does increase in carbon dioxide in atmosphere cause?Rise in earth temperature

In the Southern hemisphere the Westerlies blow from which side?North west

In which season is the frequency of tropical cyclones in the Bay of Bengal maximum?After summer

Who gave the idea that originally there was only one continent called Pangea?Wegener

Which major component is used in preparation of different types of glasses?Silica

What separates Daman and Diu?Gulf of Khambat

Which group of rivers fall in the Bay of Bengal?Ganga, Brahmaputra, Hooghly

Narmada river originates from Amarkantak in which state?Madhya Pradesh

Which is not a landform, which results due to rejuvenation of a river?Oxbow lake

Which type of spurs is typically associated with valleyglaciers?Truncated

Which hot dust-laden wind is blowing from Sahara desert to Mediterranean region?Sirocco

Temperate Cyclone are characterized by which side?Fronts

The Himalyas are approximately how many kilometer long?2500

Which range of Himalayas is know for hill stantions?Himachal

From which country does More than one-third of the crude steel production of the world comes?China

Asteroids have their orbits between which planets?Mars and Jupiter

After howmany years does Halley’s comet appear once in a period?76 years

Which is the time required for the Earth to return to a given point in its orbit with reference to fixed star?Sideral year

When it is 12:00 noon in India, what would be the time in San Francisco (USA)?8 : 30 p.m. of previous day

Which natural region is best known for the production of grapes?Mediterranean

Which is the largest temperate desert of the world?Patagonian desert

Which city is nearest to the Tropic of Cancer?Kolkata

West Bengal shares boundaries with how many foreign countries?Three

Which country won the Cricket World Cup in 2011?India

The massive hole in the ozone layer over the Antarctica was first discovered in which year?1985

How is general weather associated with anticyclone?Fine and dry

What are tropical cyclones of the Bay of Bengal usually called?Typhoons

PIIGS is the group of nations falling under which zone?Euro zone

How does the earth rotate around its axis?From west to east

What is the plane of contact of the troposphere and stratosphere?Tropopause

Who is said to have conquered the land between Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal?Bindusara

Where are tropical deciduous or monsoonal forests occur?Burma, India, Thailand, Brazil

In which region are the -most ideal conditions for the chemical weathering are found in?Hot and humid regions

Which current is produced by upwelling of water off the coast of Chile and Peru?Humboldt Current

The Sun City is located in which continent?South Africa

On the shore of which counrty cold currents have cooling effect?Peru

Aravalli ranges are an example of which mountains?Residual mountains

Which mountain passes lies outside India?Khyber

Where does rainfall from the south-west monsoon reach?Delta region of Mahanadi

The retreating monsoon withdraws from which state?North-west India to Bengal

How are Air-pockets that cause aircrafts to lose altitude suddenly caused?Temperature inversions

Which region is the world’s best cod-fishing ground?North-east Atlantic

Which are the Soils that developed in humid tropical regions?Laterite

‘Syntaxial Bent’ is a feature of which range?Himalayas

Which waterfall in India has the most height?Kunchikal Falls

What is the most abundant metal in the earth’s crust?Aluminium

Which tree is not a soft wood variety?Mahogany

A V-shaped valley is a feature produced by which river?Youthful river

Which is the largest sea in the world?South China Sea

Which is-the largest Gulf in the World?The Gulf of Mexico

What is the length of India’s coastline?About 7500 km

Which State has the largest coastline in India?Gujarat

The Sivasamudram Falls is on which river?Cauvery

The ‘Chilka lake region’ lies in between the deltas of which rivers–Mahahadi and Godavari

Which region experiences three cropping season for rice in India (Rice Bowl of India)?Brahmaputra valley

Which pair of States is the leading producer of tobacco in India?Andhra Pradesh and Gujarat

Where are diesel locomotives manufactured?Varanasi

Where is the headquarters of Amnesty International?London

On which date the earth is at the largest distance from the sun (Apehelion)?July 4th

The latitude of a place expresses its angular position relative to the place of which point?Equator

Who introduced the term anticyclone for the first time?F. Galton

Why do the tropical cyclones not occur close to the equator?Weak coriolis force

Which river does not form any delta at its mouth?Tapti & Narmada

Penganga, Wardha and Wainganga are the tributaries of which river?Godavari

Which planet take maximum time for one revolution around the Sun?Jupiter

When will the Smith-tuttle comet crash with Earth?In 2126 AD

What is the approximate circumference of the Earth?40,075 km

When the wind is deflected due to the rotation of the Earth, what is it called?Geostropic wind

The equatorial regions receive rainfall throughout the year. What is the annual rainfall?250 cms

Which is the world’s largest desert?Sahara

The problem of leaching of the soil is more pronounced in the areas how rainfall is there?Heavy

In the context of Indian wild life, what is the flying fox?Bat

Moon shaped sand-dunes, formed by which wind action?Barkhans

Which river has the largest drainage basin?Amazon

Which is the largest fresh water lake in the world?Lake Superior

In which sea are the Lakshadweep Islands are situated?Arabian Sea

Which is east of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands?Indonesia

By what name is the Ganga known in Bangladesh?Padma

Which peninsular river is westward flowing?Tapti

Ankaleshwar and Navagaon are two oil fields in which state?Gujarat

What was the capital of Hoyasals?Dwarasamudra

Where was the first oil well in India was dug?Digboi

Neap tides occur during which phase of the moon?First and third quarter

Which oceanic tidal wave that moves upto 200 MPH and is up to 1000 feet high?Tsunami

Between which was the ancient town of Takshasila located?Indus and Jhelum

Which planet of the solar system spins on its axis at the fastest rate?Jupiter

Which planet is known as the ‘Watery Planet’?Earth

What will be the antipodal position of a place located at 350 south and 800 west?350 north and 1000 east

Where is Salar Jung Museum situated?Hyderabad

If news is broadcast from London at 10:30 AM, at what time it will be heard at Baghdad (450 E)?1:30 PM

Where is the Taiga belt found?Temperate grasslands and Tundra

The north pole of the earth’s magnet is near the geographical which direction?South

Which region gets no rainfall throughout the year?The Tundra Region

Bowl shaped depression created as a result of glacial erosion high on a mountainside what is this called?Cirque

What is Residual hill in the desert region?Inselberg

Which is the largest irrigation canal in the world?Indira Gandhi Canal

Why is fog common around Newfoundland coast?Because warm and cold currents meet

Which is the capital of the Union Territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli?Silvassa

Kanchipuram is in which state?Tamil Nadu

Which river flows between the Vindhya and Satpura ranges?Narmada

Which is an east flowing river of Indian Peninsula?Mahanadi

Apart from Tamil Nadu, lignite is found in which state?Gujarat

Which State of India has the largest reserves of monazite, with a high thorium content?Kerala

There is a submarine ridge in the Bay of Bengal. What is it called?Ninety east ridge

Which is the largest producer of fruits in the Anglo-American Region?California

Which is the state that is top in the cultivation of flowers?Tamil Nadu

What is Super Nova?A dying star

What the twelve constellations to as zodiac?A group of stars

The headquarters of the International Red Cross is situated in which city?Geneva

Which type of rainfall that occurs when wind rises up along a hill or mountain barrier?Orographic

The famous Petronas Twin Towers are located in which country?Malaysia

Scanty rainfall of less than 50 cm per annum is received which latitudes?The areas of high latitudes

Which type of rainfall occurs at places having continental type of climate?Cyclonic

Where is the headquarters of the International Telecommunications Union?Geneva

Which is the largest volcano crater in the world?Toba (Indonesia)

Which is a typical feature of volcanic eruption?Dykes

Which country is land locked?Bolivia

Which is the largest island?Greenland

Indian sovereignity in sea extends upto howmany nautical miles?12

Mount Everest, the highest peak in the world, is located in which country?Nepal

What do you understand by the word regur?Black soil found in the Deccan

Where is the average annual rainfall highest?Shillong

Which is located in the’ Bastar region?Indravati National Park

What is the position of Indian Railways network in the world?Fourth

Central Arid Zone Research Institute is located in which state?Rajasthan

Which is the correct sequence in terms of descending values of Albedo?Snow, forest, water

Where is the headquarters of Oil and National Gas Commission?Dehradun

Which river emerges from Amarkantak plateau in Madhya Pradesh?Narmada

Gangotri, Yamunotri, Kedarnath, Badrinath and Mussorie lies in which state?Uttrakhand

What is the word used to describe the shape of earth?Oblate spheroid

What is the radius of the earth approximately?6400 km

Frontal rain is caused which activity?Cyclonic activity

What is the period of revolution of a geostationary satellite?24 hours

Compared to other slopes in the northern hemisphere which is the warmest?South facing

On moving from a pole to the equator what we find in population of plants and animals?Increase

Petroleum is generally found in which rocks?Folded marine sedimentary rocks

Which Rocks are formed by the solidification of lava on the earth’s surface?Basalts.

Which is the highest grade of coal whose surface is shining and has the highest calorific value?Anthracite

Arakan Yoma is the extension of the Himalayas located in which country?Myanmar

Which is most prone to earthquakes?Young folded mountains

Indian Army’s School of Artillery is located at which place?Deolali

At which place is the famous Kailasha Temple located?Ellora

At which city is Largest mint in India located?Kolkata

Which state has the largest forest area to its total land area?Mizoram

Which ilement is in the highest amount in the composition of basalt rock?Silicon

Which plain formed due to the weathering of lime stone?Karst plains

Which does not wet the walls of the glass vessel in which it is kept?Mercury

Which is the planet its length of its day and the tilt of its axis are almost identical to those of the earth?Mars

Which is the hottest planet?Venus

What is the distance between two consecutive longitudes (910 E and 920 E) at- the Poles?0 km

How many kilometres are represented by 10 of latitude?111 km

The highest annual precipitation occurs in which basin?Amazon basin

What is Snow line?The altitude above which snow never melts

In which type of rocks are metals like gold and copper mostly found?Old Igneous

The 38th parallel separates which countries?North Korea and South Korea

Which is the highest peak in South India?Anaimudi

Zozila Pass connects regions?Leh and Sri nagar

At which place is the monkey called Lion-tailed macaque naturally found?Nilgiris

Which state is the percentage of forest area to total geographical area the highest?Arunachal Pradesh

Which is the first national park established in India?Corbet

The term ‘truncated spur’ is associated with which process?Glacial process

Which activity occupies the largest area of the world?Pastoral herding

The Hindustan steel Ltd. Durgapur has been set up with the help of which country?United kingdom

Which is not a foot-loose industry?Suger Industry

Which planet is known as ‘Morning Star’?Venus

What is exact time taken by the earth for single rotation on its own axis?23 hrs 56 minutes 4.09 sec

What are the Doldrums?Equatorial zone with low pressure

Which is the country that has the greatest length of the day during summer?Norway

Wood pulp comes from which region?Coniferous forest region

Where are the oceanic current named as ‘Kuroshio, Kurile and Alaskan’ located?North Pacific Ocean

Which sea is without a coasts?Sargasso sea

Which can come across if one travels through the Strait of Malacca?Singapore

Which river flows through a rift valley?Narmada

The Naga hills form the watershed between India and which country?Myanmar

Where is the Shrine of Hazarat Nizamuddin Auliya is situated?Delhi

What is the slow wobbling of Earth as it spins on its axis called?Precession

Which is east of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands?Indonesia

What is the difference between IST and GMT?5 hours 30 minutes

What is the period of one revolution of sun around the centre of galaxy called?Cosmic year

The Appalachian coal fields, one of the important coal fields in the world, are located in which country?U.S.A.

Which coastline formed by the submergence of mountain ridges running parallel to the coast?Dalmation coast

The lake Ontario and St. Lawrence of USA and Canada lie to the south-east of which bay?Hudson Bay

What is the major source of oceanic salinity?Rivers

Which country has the longest international boundary with India?Bangladesh

Which is the deepest landlocked protected port?Vishakhapatnam

Which port caters to the export of Kudremukh iron ore?New Mangalore

Mahatma Gandhi Hydroelectric Project is on which river?Sharavati

Territorial waters of India extends upto how many nautical miles?12

Which winds are flowing from sub tropical high pressure to sub polar low pressure?Westerlies

How is angular speed of a whirlwind in a tornado towards the centre?Decreases rapidly

What are tropical cyclones of the Bay of Bengal usually called?Typhoons

Mangrave vegetation in India is most extensive in which forest?Sunder bans

What is the ‘Solar Corona’ mainly?Consists of molten lava

Which wind in the northern hemisphere, the wind blowing from the Horse latitudes to the Doldrums?Trade wind

Which Warm dry winds blowing down the east slopes of Rockies?Chinook

The Kiel Canal links which seas?North Sea and Baltic Sea

On which river are Victoria Falls in Africa located?River Zambezi

Which sets of cities is located on the reference longitude for Indian standard time?K a k i n a n d a - Pondicherry

The Konkan Coast stretches between which regions?Goa and Daman

Why does north-western India receive substantial rainfall during winter months?Westerly disturbances

What is an intrusion of magma along a bedding plane is called?Sill

Which is the highest coal-producing country in the world?China

Which country has the largest number of land-border neighbouring countries?Russia

Which is present in the largest amount in terms of percent by mass in the earth’s crust?Oxygen

Where are Mulberry trees grown mainly for silk production in China?Yangtze delta

Which is known for extensive tropical rain forest?Congo basin

When was petroleum discovered first in commercial quantities in India?1890

On which date does Summer Solstice in the Southern Hemisphere occur?December, 22

How much does one degree of the circumference of the earth measure (approx.)?111 km

In the earth’s atmosphere, what changes in the atmospheric pressure?Decreases with height

Where are the tropical cyclones-Hurricanes and Typhoons-develop and mature?Any where in the tropical zone

The Paratroopers Training School of the Indian, Air Force, is located at which place?Agra (U.P.)

In which country is Cork is chiefly produced?Cadiz (Spain)

Which river crosses the Equator twice?Congo

On the bank of which river is New York situated?River Hudson

Lakshadweep is a group of how many islands?36


The Union Territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli lies between which states of India?Gujarat and Maharashtra


Forest policy of govt. aims to bring what percentage of total area, under forest?0.33

Which are the most important commercial forests of India?Tropical deciduous

Niagara Falls is located between which pairs of lakes?Lake Erie and lake Ontario

Which country makes maximum use of the geothermal energy?Iceland

Which Grand Banks are famous fishing grounds in the region?North-West Atlantic

Which oil field of India is the oldest and still producing oil?Digboi

How are the orbits of planets around the Sun, or of satellites around the Earth,?Circular and elliptic

What is the outermost layer of Sun called?Corona

The dry wind ‘Santa Ana’ blows in which country?California

Cyclonic rainfall largely occurs in which country?India

Between which bodies is one Astronomical Unit the average distance?Earth and the Sun

What is the Molten rock below the surface of the earth?Magma

Which country is known as the ‘Sugar bowl of the World’?Cuba

What is a person of mixed European and Indian blood in Latin America is called?Mestizo

Duncan Passage is located between which regions?South and Little Andaman

Which is the highest mountain peak in India?Mt. K2

Which crop are grown mainly in the irrigated areas during Zaid?Moong and Urad

The ozone layer in the atmosphere is at a height of about how many k.m.?50 km

Which Animal is also known as ‘Portuguese man of war’?Physalia

Which state leads in the production of maize?Punjab

If a solar eclipse occurs when the moon is quite far from the earth, how would be the eclipse?Likely to be annular

What ratio of forest area needed for ecologycal balance in India?0.333

Which local wind is not characteristically hot and dry?Mistral

In which state is the Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development located?Tamil Nadu

Which are the regions with the highest and lowest densities respectively?Europe and Oceania

Which is the juction point of the Eastern Ghats and Western Ghats of India?Nilgiri Hills

The highest peak of the Himalayas in India is in which state?Sikkim

Which is the highest mountain peak in India?K2

Where has the use of plough been evidenced?Kalibangan

Which region receives the rainfall throughout the year due to westerly winds?South Chile

Which winds are predominantly seasonal winds?Monsoon winds

Which state is the largest producer of Gypsum?Rajasthan

Where is the speed of rotation of the earth highest?Along the Equator

Which region of the world is called” the bread basket of the world?Temperate grassland

Where is the thermal equator found?North of geographical equator

Tsunami is a large sea wave caused by an earthquake experienced along the coasts of which country?Japan

On which scale the intensity of earthquakes is measured?Richter scale

Which is the largest fish exporting region in the world?The North-West Pacific Region

Which country is included in the North-West Pacific fishing grounds?Japan

India is the seventh largest country in the world and howmuch does it cover a total area?A p p r o x i m a t e l y 3200000 sq. km

Which is the largest southernmost single island in India?Great Nicobar Island

Where is Peaty soil found?Kerala

Which is the most important factor in soil formation?Climate

Which enterior part of the earth is nearly half of the radius of the earth?Mantle

Which place has the longest day and the shortest night on 22nd December?Melbourne

Which natural region produced by the creation of climatic homogeneity by the sea?Marine west coast

Who founded the French School of Regional Geography?Paul Vidal de in Blache

Which is the place that has the longest day and the shortest night on 22nd December,?Melbourne

Geostationary orbit is at a height of howmany km?36,000 km

Which is the longest mountain range in the world?Andes

Which Strait separates Africa from Europe?Strait of Gibraltar

Which State produces maximum pulses in the country?Madhya Pradesh

Which is the World’s longest river?Nile

The largest coral reef in the world is found near the coast of which country?Australia

Which is the Highest milk producer in India?U. P.

Niagara Falls is located between which pair of lakes?Lake Erie and Lake Ontario

The premonsoon mango showers occur predominantly in which state?West Bengal and Assam

Where are moist tropical evergreen forests found?The Shillong plateau

Where are the oceanic current named as ‘Kuroshio, Kurile and Alaskan’ located?–North Atlantic Ocean

Which current is produced by upwelling of cold water?Benzuela current

Which city lies to the western most longitudes?Jaipur

Which state of India is the largest producer of lignite coal?Tamil Nadu

Where was the first state-owned fertilizer plant set-up in 1951?Sindri

On which date the earth is at the largest distance from the sun (Apehelion)?July 4th

The Earth rotates-around an axis pointing towards which side?The pole star

The term ‘Granary of the world’ is related to which type?Temperate

Which climatic factor which has the least effect upon a terrestrial ecosystem?Wind

Which is not a sedimentary rock?Marble

Which city was regarded as the best producer of silk?Varanasi

Which is the type of igneous rocks are formed midway between volcanic and plutonic rocks?Hypabyssal

Which is an inland drainage area?Rann of Kutch

Which sea in without a coast line?Saragossa sea

Which lake has been formed due to tectonic activities?Wular lake

To an astronaut, how does outer space appear?Black

What is the distance of Milky way?105 light years

If there is no Sun, what would the colour of the sky?Black

In which forests are the greatest diversity of animal and plant species occurs?Tropical moist forests

To which river is the dockyard at ‘Lothal is connected through’ a channel?Bhogavo

The direction of ocean currents is reversed with season in which ocean?In the Indian Ocean

By which inscription is the earliest example of a land grant is provided?The Satavahanas

Why does diffusion of light in the atmosphere take place?Due to dust particles

Which island receives conventional rainfall?Sumatra

What is the upper part of the mantle upon which the crust of the Earth floats called?Asthenosphere

Which element present in the largest amount in rocks and minerals?Silicon

Which is an example of Midlatitude desert?Patagonia desert

How are the Himalayan rivers?Snow fed

What is Green Gold?Tea

28.38 N and 77.12 E are the respective latitude and longitude of which places?Delhi

Who established the earliest Surat factories?English

The emission of which greenhouse gase of which entirely anthropogenic?Chlorofluorocarbons

Which is a medium range surface to air missile?Trishul

What is the transition zone between two Ecosystems called?Ecotone

What is Lunar Sea?A dark plain on the moon

What is the approximate diameter of the earth?12,800 Km

What are the Mediterranean lands often called?World’s orchard lands

The cold Labrador current brings nine months winter to which region?Eastern Newfoundland

What is the name of the highest summit of Nilgiri Hills?Doda-betta

Nanda Devi peak forms a part of which range?Kumaon Himalayas

Which National Highways of India is the longest?NH 2

Which National Highways pass through Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh and Orissa?NH 6

Which covers the highest percentage of forest area In the world?Temperate Coniferous forests

Which is the fastest growing tree?Eucalyptus

By whom was Chandigarh designed?Le Corbousier

Which country is situated geographically in America but politically a part of Europe?Green Land

Which is a north flowing river?Chambal

The river Cauvery flows from which state?Karnataka to Tamil Nadu

Which region has Mediterranean type of climate?Cape Town region of South Africa

Why is genetic diversity in agricultural crops threatened?E x t e n s i v e intercropping

Magnetic dipole moment is a vector quantity directed from which direction?South to north

How much distance does the earth’s annual circuit round the sun cover?966 million kms

Where are the hot desert of the world generally found?The horse latitude

Which is the highest waterfall of the world?Saito Angel Falls

Which river is known as ‘Vridha Ganga’?Godavari

Lake Sambhar is nearest to which city of Rajasthan?Jaipur

Boulder clay is a feature associated with which thing?Glacial deposition

In which direction of flow of stream is controlled by rock structure?Consequent

Who was the leader of the Indian revolutionary activities in America?Lala Hardayal

In which island of India is an active volcano found?Barren Island

The annual variability of rainfall is over 50 percent in which state?Western Rajasthan

On which date the earth is at the least distance from the sun (Perihelion)?January 3rd

Which part of the Earth’s surface receives the highest amount of insolation?Tropical deserts

Which are manuals of instruction in the form of brief rules?Sutras

Who is the head of the National Defence Committee?Home Minister

The intensity of insolation depends on which line?Latitude

Azola anabana is used as fertilizer in growing which crop?Rice

Which soil formed by the deposition of silt brought by rivers?Alluvial soil

Which soil is very hard to cultivate?Which soil is very hard to cultivate? – Sandy

If a place is located at 20°N, 80°E in which continents does it lie?Asia

Which types of waves are used in a night vision apparatus?Infra-red-waves

Which is the largest island in the Indian Ocean?Madagascar

Which hot dry local winds that blow on the eastern side of the Alps Mountain?Foehn

What is the best representative of the acid igneous rocks?Granite

In which state is Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary located?Karnataka

Which Island of India is an active volcano found?Barren Island

Which city will never get the vertical rays of the sun?Sri nagar

National Research Centre on Plant Biotechnology is situated at which place?New Delhi

The largest coal reserves of India are found in which state?Jharkhand

Why was Farakka Barrage commissioned?Save Kolkata port

Which is called ‘Herring Pond’?Atlantic ocean

Which soils developed on transported sediments?Lithosols

The longest circle which can be drawn on the earth’s surface passes through where?Equator

Which phenomenon gives an evidence for the spherical shape of the earth?Lunar eclipse

Factory farming is the characteristic of which region?Northwestern Europe

From which direction do Summer rains in Australia broadly decreases?North to south

Indian Standard Meridian’ passes through which states?UP, MP Orissa and AP

The Eastern Coast of India is known by which name?Coromandal Coast

Summer Solstice in the Southern Hemisphere occurs in which month?December, 22

At where do the Eastern Ghats and the Western Ghats meet?Nilgiri Hills

Which Pairs is the highest peak of India?Kanchanjungha

When does the sun reaches its maximum angular distance from the equator?At the solstice

When does the South Pole experiences continuous light?At winter solstice

Solankis were the rulers of which state?Gujarat

Where are the Most of the Japanese industries are located?On the Hokkaido coast

Which is a landlocked country?Hungary

Nine Degree Channel separate which regions?Lakshadweep and Minicby

Lakshadweep Islands are the product of which creature?Reef formation

Which oil fields of India is the oldest and still producing oil?Digboi

In which State are Namchik-Namphuk Coalfields located?Arunachal Pradesh

Which place gets the least rainfall?Jodhpur

Which latitude passes through India?Tropic of Cancer

The Earth turns through 360° in 24 hours. Howmuch time does Each 15° longitude represent?One hour

When it is noon along 82° 30’ longitude, along what degree of longitude it will be 6.30 a.m.?0°E or W

Which plate movement is responsible for the formation of mid-ocean ridge?Divergent movement

Which is the highest plateau in the world?Pamir Plateau

Which organisation prepares topographical maps of India?Geographical Survey of India

The latitudes that pass through Sikkim also pass through which State?Rajasthan

Who are more likely to get tape- worms?Pork eaters

The time at Cairo is 2 hours ahead of Greenwich. Hence, where is it located?30° E longitude

The Dul Hasti Power Station is based on which river?Chenab

Which mineral is essential for controling heart beat?Iodine

India is the world’s largest producer as well as the consumer of which crops?Pules

When it is 8 P.M. in Tokyo, what is the time at Panama Canal which is located at 180° W of it?8.00 A.M.

Through which group of countries does the Equator pass?Colombia, Kenya and Indonesia

The removal of rock, layer by layer due to weathering what is called?Exfoliation

Which is the main difference between the Western and Eastern Ghats?Continuity

Which new alluvial deposits found in the Gangetic plain?Khadar

Which set of types actions occur in arid topography?Attrition, Corrosion, Abrasion

Howmany time in a year Sun shines vertically on the equator?Twice a year

The distance between the earth and the sun is smallest in which month?January

To which group do the tribals of central and southern India belong?Proto-Australoids

The Tropic of Cancer passes through which state?Gujarat

When is a volcanic eruption most likely to be violent?When the lava is viscous

Which type of volcanic eruptions is not usually exposive?Hawaiian

When it is nine o’clock in London, it will be the same time in which country?Ghana

Why does the International Dateline deflects to a side?To avoid Aleutian Islands

Where are the islands of Seychelles located?Indian Ocean

Suez Canal joins which two Sea?Red Sea and Mediterranean Sea

Under which climatic conditions do the laterite soils develop?Wet tropical climate

Which country in Africa has luxurious tropical rain forests?Ivory coast

The latitude of a place expresses its angular position relative to which line?Equator

Through which strait does the International Date Line Pass?Bering strait

Which east flowing river of India forms rift valley due to down warping?Damodar

From which states does the River Godavari flows through?Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh

Which type of clouds is a low level cloud?Stratocumulus

What is the percentage of radiant energy reflected back by surface called?Albedo

With whom do the temperate cyclones bring?Mild rainfall

When do the Sea breeze blow?Day from sea to land

Strait of Malacca separates which countries?Sumatra and Malaysia

In which ocean are Hawaiian islands are located?North Pacific Ocean

Amravati, Bhavani, Hemavati and Kabini are tributaries of which river?Cauvery

Which soil is most suitable for cultivation of cereals?Alluvial soils

What is the connecting link between Annelida and Arthropoda?Peripatus

Which High Court has jurisdiction over the State of Arunachal Pradesh?Mumbai

Which climate factor has the least effect upon terrestrial ecosystem?Wind

One day in Mumbai a tide occurs at 8.00 A.M. when will it occur the next day?8: 26 A.M.

Which has geographical position of 0 degree latitude and 0 degree longitude?In the South Atlantic Ocean

Which conditions are not favourable for the growth of coral rects?Fresh water

Which would be the shortest route from San Francisco to Vladivostok?Flying over the Pacific Ocean

What is the important feature of shifting cultivation?Change of cultivation site

Which is the oldest mountain range in India?Aravali

Which Very strong and cold icy winds that blow in the Polar regions?Blizzards

Which region of the world is most thickly populated?East Asia

Which soil is most suited for tea plantation?Acidic

Daily weather map showing isobars is an example of which map?Chropleth map

Evergreen oak forests are found at the height between how many meters?2700 and 4000 metres

Of which dried flower buds are used as a spice?Cloves

In which time does a ship crosses Date line from west to east?One day

What is an upper air wind system with very high velocities in certain parts of the atmosphere?Jet stream

How are the magnetic field lines in the middle of a solenoid?Parallel to the axis

Which is called ‘Herring Pond’?Atlantic Ocean

In which latitudes are the seasonal contrasts maximum?Mid latitudes

The equator cuts through which islands?Borneo

Which last atmospheric layer has an altitude greater than 80 kilometers?Thermosphere

Who was first to measure the circumference of the Earth?Eratosthenes

What is the position of a planet when it is nearest to the Sun,?Perihelion

How much is the portion of the earth’s surface covered with water roughly?Two-third

Which oceans does not have a north south submarine ridge?Pacific ocean

Which alloy is used for making magnets for hearing aids?Alinco

Which is a type of planetary wind?Westerlies

Which is the biggest port in India?Mumbai

The monsoon has well-developed cycle in which area?South and South East Asia

In India, how many States share the coastline?9

Which State of India, has the oldest rock formations in the country?Karnataka

The concept of carbon credit originated from which protocal?Kyoto Protocol

The daily and annual range of temperature is minimum in which area?Hot desert

Which is the first National Park established in India?Corbett

What speed of rotation of the earth?9.72 km/sec.

Kiel Canal connect which seas?Baltic Sea and North Sea

Why are In the northern hemisphere, currents deflected to their right?Due to coriolis force

Which region is leading producer of “bort” variety of diamond in the world?Zaire

Shyok is a tributary of which river?Indus

EI Nino current appears along the coast of which country?Peru

Which scientist studied about wheat rust problem?K. C. Mehta

Teesta forms a part of which major river system?Brahmaputra

What is the name of very violent and serious types of winds which bring lot of disaster?Hurricane

What is the minimum forest cover to maintain ecological balance?0.33

What is the most important factor in thunderstorms development?Atmospheric instability

Why do The clouds float in the atmosphere?Because of their low temperature

Which is not a form of precipitation?Fog

Which is a free living bacteria that help in nitrogen fixation?Azotohacter

In which city is Charminar situated?Hyderabad

What is grown in field by their plantlet?Onion

What is a line on a weather map joining all places of equal pressure called?Isobar

The tornadoes are very strong tropical cyclones originating in which sea?Caribbean sea

Which is the World’s largest synthetic rubber and tyre making centre?Akron

Which is the World’s largest producer of wool?Australia

Which river is known as India’s River of Sorrow?Kosi

In which state is Jog Falls located?Karnataka

The high altitude tropical forest which has dwarfed trees is known by which name?Elfm forest

In equatorial regions How is the temperature between July and January?The same

Because of which factor, clouds do not precipitate in deserts?Low humidity

The albedo of which cloud is the highest?Cirrus cloud

Which is the second highest peak in the world?K-2 (Godwin Austin)

For crop does India have the largest cultivated area in the world?Rice

What the wind is deflected due of the rotation of the earth?Geostropic wind

Which type of climate is known for the maximum diurnal range of temperature?Hot desert

Which State stands first in the length of roads in the country?Maharashtra

Which characteristic is NOT found in the convectional rainfall?Drizzling

Which groups of items contains only biodegradable items?Wood, Grass, Leather

Where is Copacabana Beach located?Rio de Janeiro

Masses of stars and galaxies are usually expressed in terms of which mass?Solar mass

In which hemisphere does India lie?Northern and eastern

What is the largest ecosystem of the Earth?Hydrosphere

Which is present in the largest amount in terms of percent by mass in the earth’s crust?Oxygen

What will be the shortest day in Australia?21-Jun

Which city in india never experiences Vertical rays of the sun during noon?New Delhi

Which is the most of India’s rainfall?Cyclonic

Which Grasslands not support any trees?Steppes

Which was known as Chalco-lithic Age?Copper-stone Age

Which industry in India was worst affected because of the partition?Jute and Cotton

Which is produced by rain water action?Gully

Which started the cultivation of potatoes in Europe-Spanish

In which form can the cultivable land be defined-Total fallow land+net sown land

what is known as soil-free farming-Hydroponics

The biggest producer of rice is-China

Which is the best variety of cotton in the world-Sea Island

Commercially important cotton Fiber is-epidermal pores of seeds

What is the most important edible crop of Australia-Wheat

Which countries is not an exporter of tea-United Kingdom

The largest producer of coffee in the world is-Brazil

Which is the biggest coffee producing country in the world-Brazil

Which determines the quality of Agro-products-AGMARK

I.R.20 is a high yielding variety of which of the followings-Rice

The region, famous for various types of wine and champagne is-Mediterranean Sea

Which country produces the maximum amount of timber-United States of America

The flower bud which is used as spice, is obtained from-Clove

In which country, slash and burn agriculture is known as “Milpa”-Mexico and central America

The study of the processes of atmosphere is called as-Meteorology

Which depletes the UV radiation on earth-Ozone

The layer of atmosphere which reflects radio waves is-Ionosphere

To which height, the gaseous surroundings has covered the earth’s atmosphere-300km

The heat from sun to earth is called as-Solar Radiation

In which layer, temperature increases dramatically-Ionosphere

Troposphere is the most warm part of the atmosphere, because-it gets warm from the heat of the surface of the earth

The ozone hole is detected in the atmosphere, where is it located-above Antarctica

Where is ozone layer found –Stratosphere

Earth summit was orgainsed by-UNCED

The type of rain in humid equatorial climate is-Convectional

Due to heavy rain, Mediterranean region is known-in winter

Onshore breeze develops in-day

land breeze is a cold breeze which flows from land to                       Sea

How can the classification of climate based region be done-distance from equator

What is in acid rain which destroys plants-Sulphuric acid

Dry winds (harmattan) blows in Sahara desert from-East to West

What is the meaning of willy-willy?Tropical cyclone near Australia

Typhoon comes in-China and Japan Sea

Another name of hurricane in Australia is-willy-willy

In which of the following region, it rains throughout the year-Equatorial

The sudden decline in atmospheric pressure indicates-Storm

Clouds float in atmosphere, because of –less density

El-Nino is-warm ocean current

The vertical speed of air is called-Air Current

Which cyclones had devastated Bangladesh in November 2007-Sidr

Fog is an example of-gas in dispersed liquid

Somg is a Misture of-smoke and fog

The longest river of Europe is-Volga

Which is the largest reservoir of sweet water-Glacier

The largest delta of the world is –Ganga delta

Which rivers crosses the equator twice-Congo

Which rivers crosses tropic of Capricorn twice-Limpopo river

Which is the largest river of Asia-Yangtze river

Rivers in “annular” pattern flow in which direction-like a ring

In which river is “grand canyon”-Colorado

The reason behind broadening the river valley is-Soil erosion

Which is a characteristic of river erosion at early stage-Gorge

The area marked by internal drainage is-Desert

Which is a type of erosion caused by hydraulic action-flowing water

What is the cup-shaped mouth of volcanos-Crater

The instrument to measure the magnitude of earthquake is called-Seismograph

What is the point below the epicentre of the earthquake-focus

Anticline is a type of which of the followings-Fold structure

Rift valley is created-between two rifts

How tsunami waves are generated-Earthquake on sea surface

The reason of formation of tsunami is-Earthquake

The reason behind earthquake is-Tectonism

find the odd one-Wind-turbine

Find the odd one-basalt

Which type of lakes are created by the volcanic activities-Volcanic lakes

Volcanic activities are found more in-Hawai

Environment includes-Abiotic and biotic component

What is the cause of green house effect-carbon dioxide

Which is an important greenhouse gas-carbon dioxide

Which man-made calamities is social calamity-Home cremation

What is the main natural cause of disruption of roads in hilly areas-landslide

The cause of reduction of forest coverage is-Rising Population

Where is the secretariat of the conference on biological diversity-Montreal

When was world wildlife fun founded-1961

The best example of multi embryos is-citrus

The largest ecosystem of earth is-hydrosphere

Where are rare plantless forest found –Tundra

What is the percentage cover of tropical rain forests in the World-0.1

Which has the maximum rate of deforestation-Tropical Zone

Which of the following forests is the forest with maximum bio diversity-Equatorial

Which gives the maximum oxygen-Phytoplankton

Ocean with largest surface area is-Pacific Ocean

What percentage of world fresh water is stored in the form of glacier ice-0.7

Water exists in how many part of the world-0.7

Which is the biggest gulf of the world-Bay of Bangal

Which grand bank and dagar bank are related-main fish catching zone

The deepest surface depression on earth is-Mariana trench

Where is world’s deepest trench “Mariana trench” located-In pacific ocean

Where is Sunda trench-Indian ocean

Which lakes is known as “honeymoon lake”-Titicaca

Stagnated water in the surface of lake is known as-Hypolmnion

Which of the following sea is landlocked-Aral sea

Marine cliffs are formed mainly due to-Ocean Currents

What is the narrow strip which connects two waterbodies or sea or ocean-Strait

Coast of Norway is an example of-Fjord coast

Which is a tropical ocean current-Gulf stream

find the odd-Dead sea

What is coral island –Terrestrial sea

The headland in sea is called-Peninsula

Which separates Asia and north America-Bering Strait

Which ocean currents is not found in Atlantic Ocean-Peru current

In which of the oceans is Sargasso sea-Atlantic Ocean

Mongla port is located in-Bangladesh

Which is known as the “roof of the world”-Pamir mountains

The narrow strip of land joining two land masses is called as-Isthmus

Which border line separates India from Pakistan-Radcliffe line

The nations, separated by Mc-mohan line are-China and India

Himalayan mountain range is an example of which of the followings-fold mountains

Which cities is known as “eternal city”-Rome

Which is the largest desert of the world-Sahara

In which part of Africa, Sahara desert is located-Northern

Which is the largest desert of the world-Sahara

The lake created by Aswan dam in Africa is-Nasser

Indian desert is known as-Thar

Which cities is the capital of desert country Mali-Bamako

Which is the largest country (in area)-Russia

India’s neighbour country with minimum area is-Bhutan

New name of Burma is Myanmar and its capital is –Naypyidaw

Corsica island is related to-Napoleon Bonaparte

Heligoland is an archipelago of which of the following nations-Germany

“Dark continent” is-Africa

“Tin Bigha” corridor connects-Bangladesh and India

Greenland is the largest island of the is an integral part of-Denmark

Which is the largest island of the world-Greenland

Which countries shares the longest border with India-Bangladesh

Which is the smallest (in area) member of united nations-Seychelles

Which is the smallest country (in population)-Vetican city

What is the modern name of “Siam”-Thailand

Which is meant by an archipelago-Island

Famous Kruger national park is located in –South Africa

The coast of which o countries are not touched by Arabian sea-Kenya

In which countries, the first iron bridge was constructed-England

Peshawar is nearer to which of the following-Khybar pass

World’s most humid continent is-South America

Where is doldrums belt located-Near equator

Which is the largest country of the Africa-Algeria

What is the capital of Rwanda-Kigali

The mountain which separates Asia and Europe is-Ural mountain

Which of the countries is formed of various number of islands-Indonesia

Black forest is found in-Germany

Which is international date line-1800 longitude

What is known as high pressure subtropical latitude-Horse latitudes

Tropic of cancer does not pass through-Pakistan

Equator does not pass through which of the followings-Mexico

The imaginary lines which connects places of similar height on map, are-Contour

Map showing the specialty of the surface of any area is called as-Relief map

The word “isoneph” represents the lines of equal            Cloudiness

Isobar lines show-Pressure

Which pairs is wrong-Isohyet-humidity

The science of drawing map is called-Cartography

What is the art and science of making maps-Cartography

The alignment of the lines of beginning and end is expressed by-Feasibility

The instrument to measure the area on maps is called-Planimeter

What is the name of the temperate grassland of south America-Pampas

Grasslands are called pampas in-South America

Prairies of north America are-Temperate grasslands

Temperate grasslands of north America are known as-Prairie

Which biomes is known as “breadbasket of the world”-Mid latitude grassland

Tropical grasslands are called-Savanna

Llanos are the grassland of –Guyana Highland

Word “steppe” is related to biomes-Grassland

Which resources is abiotic and renewable-Water

The best quality coal is –Anthracite

White coal is-Hydropower

Which mineral is an ore of Aluminium-Bauxite

The largest gold producing country in the world is-Russia

Which countries has the 50% share of world coal deposits-America, Russia and China

The resources, which can be used again and again are called-Renewable

Granite stone, used in construction work is a –Igneous Rock

Dolomite is-Sedimentary Rock

Which is largely used in cement industry-Lime Stone

The headquarter of petroleum exporting countries is located in-Vienna

Find the odd-Power

Which is the largest producer of wool in the world-China

Which countries is world’s biggest producer of wool-Australia

Which is the largest producer of wool in the world-Australia

The largest copper producing country of Africa is-Zambia

Which is an important copper producing country-Chile

Which industry is based on raw-material-Sugar Industry

Which geological ages is latest age-Cretaceous

In which countries, drip irrigation is used very efficiently-Israel

Which separates Asia and Africa-Suez Canal

Who discovered south pole-Amundsen

Name of Indian research station north pole is-Himadri

Ozone hole over Antarctica was discovered in-1985

The capital of South Sudan is-Juba

Peso is the currency of which country-Mexico

Yen is the currency of-Japan

What is the currency of Saudi Arabia-Riyal

Who discovered America-Columbus

Who discovered cape of good hope in 1488-Bartolomeu Dias

How much part of earth’s surface is desert-1/3rd

Name the first Asian country, reached in the orbit of mars-India

When total land is divided by total land, we get-Population density

Density of population in any region is measured by numbers of-People

Which countries has the largest Muslim population-Indonesia

The reserved area for the conservation of wild life is called-Sanctuary

Which are related with “Lithosphere”-Earth’s crust

In which type of topography, water recharge pores are found-Karst Topograpgy

The breaking up of the rocks at its place is known as-Withering

Coral reefs are a specimen of –Tropical rain forest

Pits, formed by the deflating action of wind are called-Blowouts

Which are metamorphic rocks-Gneiss and schist

Which rocks has formed the earth crust-Igneous

Which is an example of Abyssal Ingenous rock-Granite

Metamorphism of shale occurs in which of the following rocks-Slate

What is the incident of movement of landmass and rockfalls-Landslide

What is the name of the sand mound formed by high speed of wind-Dune

Where does moraine form-Glacial region

Which geomorphic pairs is not correct-Pores-air

Soil factors are also known as-Edaphic factors

Black soil is related to which of the following crops-Cotton

What is the name of the soil, rich in calcium-Pedocal

Gray soil, like the ash of pine forest, is also knowns as-Podzol

Which is the best suited soil for the cultivation of rice-Alluvial soil

Red colour of red soil is due to-Iron

The soil which bleaches quickly due to rain, is called-Laterite

Which is a bio-method of soil erosion-Contour farming

Plantation in a huge manner to prevent soil erosion is called-Shelter belts

Soil erosion in desert area can be prevented –Forestation

Trans-Siberian railway connects             in west to             in east-St. Petersburg, Vladivostok

The terminal of trans-Siberian railways are-St. Petersburg and Vladivostok

The country with biggest rail network is-USA

The rank of Indian rail network in the world is-Fourth

World’s highest civilian airport is in-China

Which is world’s largest mining port-Hedland

World’s busiest and the most important shipping route is-North Atlantic

The busiest trading ocean route is-Atlantic Ocean

Panama canal is different from Suez canal because-It is a lock system

Which are related with “Red Indian”-North America

Which tribes performs animal husbandry-Masai

Pale colour, medium height, epicanthic eye are the characteristics of –Mongoloid

Milky way galaxy was first seen by-Galileo

Who founded the word “geography”-Eratosthenes

Comets moves around the-Sun

Earth, from the sun, is at the maximum distance on –July 4

What is the total number of planets move around the sun-Eight

Which is the largest planet-Jupitar

The largest planet of the solar system is-Jupitar

The number of satellite of mercury is/are-0

What is the number of days in an year in mercury-88

Which is the nearest planet to sun-Mercury

The orbit of which planet is nearest to sun-Mars

Which celestial bodies is located farthermost to earth-Pluto

Which is the brightest planet of the solar system-Venus

Which is the hottest planet in the solar system-Venus

Which planet is as big as earth in our solar system-Venus

Which planet shows the phases like moon-Venus

In how many parts the shadow of earth is divided during solar or lunar eclipse-Two

Which star is nearest to earth-Sun

On which day, earth is closest to sun-3 January

After sun, which is the closest star to earth-Proximacentauri

The surface temperature of sun is measured-60000 c

Outer most layer of sun is called as –Corona

The energy of sun is vested in which process-Nuclear Fusion

How old id earth, it is decided by which processes-Radiometric dating

Which is called red planet-Mars

Answer the name of first Asian country to reach the orbit of mars-India

Which o is called “blue planet”-Earth

The light of sun takes how much time to reach to earth-8 minutes 20 seconds

The light of sun reaches to the surface of earth in-8 minutes 16.6 sec

Synchronous satellite moves around earth from-West to East

In which areas, the “midnight sun” can be seen-Arctic and Antarctica circle

The darkest part of the shadow during eclipse is-Umbra

Low tides are-Weak

Which celestial body contains helium-4 in abundance-Earth

Earth is tilted on its axis-23.5 degree

Days and nights are similar here-Equator

What is “supernova”-Meteor

Edible crops include-Food grains, Pulses, Oilseeds

Practice of shifting cultivation is used in-Nagaland

“Jhoom” is –A type of cultivation

Which type of wheat is farmed in India-Bread Wheat

Madhya Pradesh is the biggest producer of –Oilseeds

Step farming is performed on-Slopes of Hills

Asnwer the crop which is produced largly in India-Rice

Which is the most arable crop in India-Rice

What is the name of the largest coffee producing state in India-Karnataka

In terms of money, which spice is exported most from India-Dry Red Chilli

Crop, cultivated in Zaid season is-Watermelon

Zaid crops are-Substitute crops which are cropped when regular crops fail to grow

State in highest production of mustard seed is –Rajasthan

Topograpghy of plateau is best for-Mining

Which is a cash crop in India-Gram

Plantation agriculture produces-Plantation crops

The share of food crops in India’s total production is almost-0.7

Which states is the largest wheat producing state in India-Uttar Pradesh

Which state is a jute abundant state-West Bengal

Which is the main competitor of India in Juta production-Bangladesh

Where is the maximum area of jute production in India-West Bengal

What is the rank of India in milk production in the world-First

Turpentine oil is obtained from where-Pine tree

Term “Green Revolution” is used to show higher production of-Per hectare agricultural putput

Green revolution was most successful in-Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh

Green revolution is related to which-Wheat

Another name of green revolution in India is-Seed, Fertilizer and Irrigation revolution

HYV is also known                in India-New Agricultural Policy

Which state of India is known as “Suger Bowl”-Uttar Pradesh

Which state in India is known as “Rice Bowl”-Andhra Pradesh

Which factors affects the agriculture in India-Rain

“Operation Flood” is related to which-Milk Production

“White Revolution” is related to-Milk Production

Area of the food crops in total area of cropping in India is-60 -70%

What is the percentage of Indian population engaged in agriculture-0.6

Blue revolution is related to-Fish production

Yellow revolution in India is related to-Oilseed Production

As per the classification by agriculture ministry, how many agro-climatic zones are in India-127

Find the incorrect pair-Peanut-Bihar

BT seed is related to-Cotton

Social forestry is-Growing and managing useful plants on public land

The most part of irrigated area in India is cultivated of-Sugercane

Which states is considered as the traditional area for tank irrigation in India-Tamilnadu

In which of the area of India, non-irrigated farming is performed-Deccan plateau

What percent of Indian terrain receive annual rainfall below 75 cm-0.35

The driest part of India is-Western Rajasthan

The climate of India is-Monsoonal

Which areas of Indian subcontinent becomes the area of low pressure in summers-North Western India

The coastal Andhra Pradesh and Orissa have to face which of the following natural calamity-Cyclone

Which receive, heavy rainfall in the months of October and November-Coromandal Coast

Which receives rainfall by north-eastern monsoon-Tamil Nadu

Where does the heat come in the environment-Radiation

What is the nature of monsoon rain from Guwahati to Chandigarh-Diminishing nature

Which places is the most humid place of India-Mawsynram

The place to receive annual rainfall below 50cm is-Leh in Kashmir

Paddy fields of India are located in the areas of         annual rainfall-100 cm

The fertile land between two rivers is called-Doab

Which is the highest river basin of peninsular India-Krishna

Which is the longest river of peninsular India-Godavari

Which river of India is also known as Vridha Ganga-Godavari

Which rivers is known as “Dakshin Ganga”-Godavari

Nasik is located on the banks of which river-Godavari

Which rivers originates out of India-Brahmaputra

Which is the river known as tsangpo in Tibet-Brahmaputra

Point of origin of Indus River is-Mount Kailash

Which rivers is beyond the Himalaya-Sutlej

Which of the rivers does not originate in Indian territory-Sutlej

Which rivers originates beyond Himalaya-Indus

Which river is known as “open sewer” in India-Yamuna

Town located on the confluence of river Bhagirathi and Alaknanda is-Devprayag

Where do river Bhagirathi and Alaknanda meet-Devprayag

Where is the confluence of river Alaknanda and Bhagirathi-Devprayag

Which of the following rivers flows from the sediments in India-Ganga

Which of the following rivers is famous for changing its path-Kosi

The sorrow of Bihar is-Kosi

In north-east India, river flows out of the country is-Brahmaputra

Which rivers flow from south to north direction-Son

Which rivers forms estuary –Narmada

Vijayawada is located on the banks of which river-Krishna

Which river flows between Satpura and Vindhya-Narmada

Which rivers flows between Vindhya and Satpura ranges-Narmada

Surat is located on the banks of which river-Tapti

An important river of Indian desert is-Luni

Flash flood is related with which of the following-Cyclonic storm

Which is an artificial Harbour of India-Chennai or madras

Majuli, world’s largest river island is located in which state-Assam

How many ports are there in Indian-12

Organisation mainly related with environment planning is –NEERI

Silent valley is located in-Kerala

Silent valley is located in which state-Kerala

Which kind of forests is found in silent valley of Kerala-Tropical rain forest

“Valley of flowers” is located in which state-Uttarakhand

Which is the first national park of India-Corbett National Park

How much geographical area of India is forest land-0.2

In terms of area, which of the following Indian states has the largest forest cover-Madhya Pradesh

Which states has the highest percentage of forest cover-Manipur

Which states has the highest percentage of forest cover-Mizoram

Which state has the highest percentage of forests-Mizoram

Forest of Sunderban is called as-Mangrove forest

Mangrove forests of Ganga delta are known as-Sundarban

Bharatpur bird sanctuary is located in which state-Rajasthan

Which is a famous bird sanctuary located in Haryana-Sultanpur

Namdapha is a national park in-Arunachal Pradesh

This is the only sanctuary where Kashmiri Deers are found-Dachigam

Which bio-reserves in India is the natural habitat for lions-Gir Bio-Reserve

Where are famous “Gir” forests located-Gujarat

Which is the largest biosphere reserve of India-Gulf of Mannar

Which forest is grown in waterlogged areas-Mangrove

Silent valley of Kerala –Has rare species of flora and fauna.

Heritiera Fomes (Sundari tree) is a type of which of the following plants-Tidal forest

Manas wildlife sanctuary is located in which state-Assam

Which was the first scheme of “Biosphere Reserve Areas”-Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve

Which is considered as the “forest of world heritage”-Sundarban in west Bengal

India’ biosphere reserve Nanda Devi (UNESCO) is located in which state-Uttarakhand

In which wildlife sanctuaries of India, where project of conservation of rhinos is underway-Kaziranga

Kaziranga national park is famous for which of the following-Rhinos

Sea-cow is found in which of the following biosphere reserve of India-Gulf of Mannar

Kanchenjunga national park is located in-Sikkim

Shivpuri national park of Madhya Pradesh is famous for which of the following-Leopard and spotted deer

Where is Panchmari biosphere reserve located-Madhya Pradesh

Where is Kanha national park-Madhya Pradesh

World’s only floating National park is located in –Manipur

Where is world’s only floating national park “Keibul Lamjao”-Manipur

Where is Nagarhole national park-Karnataka

Rain forests in India are found in-North-eastern Himalaya and western ghat

Mudumalai wildlife sanctuary is famous for-Tiger

Total number of biosphere reserves in India are-18

When was the first biosphere reserve established in India-Nilgiri

“Central India Teak” is an example of –Moist deciduous forest

Which is a commonly founded plant in tropical deciduous forest-Orchid

Where is the “Willow” of the cricket bat derived from-Mountain forest

Resin is a product of which of the following-Coniferous trees

Kugti wildlife sanctuary is located in which of the following states-Himachal Pradesh

The most dangerous effect of excessive deforestation is-Destruction of habitat of wild animals

“Chipko Andolan” is related to whom-Conservation of forests

Afforestation is the process of-Plantation

Which city is the centre for manufacturing of penicillin-Pimpari

In which cities, Hindustan machine and tool industry is located-Bengaluru

Talcher is important for which of the following-Heavy water plant

In which states, fertilizer complex “Paradip phosphate ltd” is located-Orissa

Which organization composes Topographic map of IndiaSurvey of India

Eastern coastal plain is also named as-Coromandal coastal plains

The standard meridian of India is82.5 E longitude

Indian standard time is ahead of Greenwich Mean Time by-5.30 hours

Which cities located on northern most latitude-Patna

What is the name of India’s southern tip-Indira point

Southern tip of India is called-Indira point

Which is the last point of Southern India-Indira point

In terms of area India is        largest nation in the world-Seventh

Area of India is         times larger than the area of Pakistan-4

Indian subcontinent was mainly a part of –Gondwanaland

Which of the nations are connected with Palk strait-India and Sri Lanka

Which of the ports is not a natural port-Chennai

What is the name of India’s permanent research station in southern hemisphere Antarctica-Dakshin Gangotri

Jadugora is famous for-Mining of Uranium

Huge diposit of uranium are found recently in-Andhra Pradesh

Where is the biggest reserve of mica-In India

Main mineral found in upper Brahmaputra valley is-Petroleum

Raniganj in west Bengal is concerned with-Coal

Where is the largest deposits of coal-Jharkhand

Which is the largest producer of lignite in India-Tamilnadu

“Panna” is an important place in Madhya Pradesh. it is famous for mines of-Diamond

Diamond mines are found in –Panna in Madhya Pradesh

Which is the destination of the slurry brought by pipeline from Kundremukh-Mangalore

India mainly exports iron ore to which country-Japan

Kheri is famous for-Copper

Where is the oldest working refinery-Digboi

First refinery in India was established in-Digboi

Total number of refinery working in Assam is/are-Four

“Mumbai High” is related to-Petroleum

Where is Mumbai high located-Continental shelf of Arabian sea

Why have the incidents of flood risen in India recently-Deforestation in drainage zone

In India, the latest addition in the list of UNESCO’s world heritage site is-Red Fort

Which hill station’ name means “The place of thunderbolt”-Darjeeling

Which places is in the list of UNESCO world heritage sites-Goa Velha Cathedral

Apatani is a tribal group of which of the following states-Arunachal Pradesh

When did India adopt the international tsunami warning system-2006

Which shipyards builds ships for Indian navy-Cochin Shipyard

Where is India’s satellite launch centre-Shriharikota

Where is Bhabha atomic research centre-Chennai

Which is an example of monopoly-Indian Railway

National flood commission is related to-Flood

The reason behind the declining climate of Maldives is –High population density

The study of lakes is called-Limnology

Find the odd one –Bolson

Which is inducted in the list of world heritage sites of UNESCO-Sundarban national park

Zoji la pass connects-Srinagar and Leh

Kullu Valley is located in amongDhauladhar and pir panjal

Kullu valley is located among which mountain ranges-Dhauladhar and pir panjal

A pass in Himachal Pradesh is –Shipki la

Palakkad gap connects which states-Kerala and Tamil Nadu

Which Himalayan peak is also called as Sagarmatha-Mt. Everest

Which is the eastern most peak of Himalaya-Namacha Barwa

Godwin Austin is a –Peak

Which is the highest peak in India-K-2 (Godwin Austin)

Which mountain is not the part of Himalayan range-Aravalli

What is another name of greater Himalayas-Himadri

Nag Tibba and Mahabharat mountain ranges are included in-Lesser Himalayan

Which is known as Sahyadri Mountain-Western ghat

Which is the highest plateau in India-Ladakh plateau

The gap of a Mountain which provides natural path is known as-Pass

The highest mountain peak of peninsular India is-Annaimudi

Where is Annaimudi peak located-Sahyadri

Which is the highest peak-Nangaparvat

Which mountain range is located in India-Pir Panjal

Which hill station is known as the “Queen of Satpura”-Panchmarhi

A hydro power project on Lake Loktak is situated in which state-Manipur

Where is Lonar Lake situated-Maharashtra

Which is the largest man made lake-Gobind Sagar

Naga, Khasi and Garo hills are located in-Eastern range

Shivanasamudram falls is situated on the bank of which river-Kaveri

Baltoro glacier is located in-Karakoram mountain range

The highest waterfall of India is located in which of the states-Karnataka

Which is the highest waterfall in India -Jog falls

Highest waterfall in India is –Gersoppa falls

The energy generated through coal commercially is called-Thermal Energy

Which is untraditional sources of energy-Biogas

Which is a renewable source of energy-Water

Growth rate of population means-Difference between birth rate and death rate

Birth rate measures the births during an year per-1000 populace

Which Indian states has the most no. of scheduled tribal population-Madhya Pradesh

In India, the state with highest density of population in one km square is-West Bengal

In India, the state with high dense population is-Bihar

As per the census 2011, what is the density in India-382

Find the name of the state which has the lowest density-Arunachal Pradesh

ccording to census2001, the highest density of population is in the state of-Delhi

According to census2011, which state records the highest density-Delhi

Which is called the biggest leap forward in the history of Indian population-1961-1971

Which decade recorded the lowest growth rate in population of India-1911-21

The Indian state with lowest sex- ratio is-Haryana

Which union territory ranks last in minimum sex-ratio-Chandigarh

Which of the Indian state recorded the highest growth rate in Celsus 2001-Nagaland

According to census 2001, what was the percentage of population in total population below the age of 40-75

Which state of India has the largest percentage of poor-Orissa

What percentage of Indian population is below poverty line-Less than 30%

The most literate union territory in India is-Lakshadweep

According to the latest figures, literacy in India is-0.65

According to the latest figures of census 2011, the child-sex ration in India is-914

In which state, female literacy rate is the highest-Kerala

First port developed after independence was-Kandla

Which is the highest gravity dam in the world-Bhakra Dam

Which is the highest dam of India-Bhakra

The largest dam in India is constructed on which river-Sutlej

The construction of Tehri dam is done across which river-Bhagirathi

Tehri hydro power complex is constructed on which of the following rivers-Bhagirathi

The contribution of hydro-power in India’ total power is almost-One-fifth

The name of India’ biggest irrigation canal is-Indira Gandhi canal

Indira Gandhi canal gets water from which river-Sutlej and Vyas

Which pairs is correct in context of thermal power projects-Kawas-Gujarat

Nagarjuna Sagar dam is constructed on which river-Krishna

On which River, Nagarjuna Sagar project is built across-Narmada

In which state ,the Koyna Hydro-Power Project is located-Maharashtra

The oldest river valley project in India is-Damodar

The longest dam in India is-Hirakund Dam

Which was the firstly constructed nuclear power plant in India-Tarapur

Which hydro power projects is not in Tamil Nadu-Iddukki

In which places, power is generated through hydro power-Mettur

In which state, Salal Hydro Power Project is located-Jammu and Kashmir

Umium Hydro Power Project dam is located few kilometres north to which of the following-Shilong

Which canals is located in west Bengal-Edan Canal

Which states are related with the dispute of “Mullaiperiyar dam”-Tamil Nadu and Kerala

The irrigation of which states is done by Rihand dam project-Uttar Pradesh and Bihar

There is a project in India similar to T.V.A.(Tenacy Valley Authority) of USA, it is-Damodar Valley Project

The composition of late rite soils in higher areas is-Acidic

Laterite soil is found in which of the following states-Kerala, Maharashtra

Laterite soil is found in areas of-Dry and humid tropical areas

How can soil erosion be controlled on hill slopes?linear contour plowing

The soil of northern plains of India is formed by-Aggradation

Which soil is the best for the production of cotton-Black soil

Which soil is best for cotton cultivation-Black

Which crops grown in alluvial soil requires huge amount of water-Rice

Another name of acid or alkaline soils is-Kallar

Which is the state with maximum area of unusable land-Rajasthan

Petrology is the study of –Rock

Salinity of soil is measured by-Electrical conductivity meter

The border of which district of Himachal Pradesh touches the border of China-Kinnaur

Which is the largest union territory of India-Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Which state is the protectorate of India-Sikkim

Which states’ land is situated on eastern and western coasts-Puducherry

The area of which state is the largest in India-Rajasthan

The coast line of which of the Indian states is longest-Andhra Pradesh

In India coastal line of which state is the longest-Gujarat

Coast line of India is-7500km

Where is Lakshadweep islands located-Arabian Sea

Howmany islands are there in Lakshadweep -36

Andaman and Nicobar islands are separated by which of the followings-Ten degree channel

Where is saddle peak in Andaman and Nicobar islands situated-Northern Andaman

West Bengal borders with how many countries-One

Coastal terrain of Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu is known as-Coromandal

Coast of Kerala is called-Malabar coast

India’s longest tunnel Jawahar tunnel is located in which state-Jammu and Kashmir

Which states is the member of “seven sisters”-Tripura

Which Indian states does not have any coastal border-Rajasthan

Where will “smart city” be established-Cochin

Sabarimala is situated in which of the following states-Kerala

Diu is an island-Besides Gujarat

Proposed sea way “Sethusamudram” is the canal passes through which sea- lanes-Gulf of Mannar

The border of union territory of Puducherry does not meet with –Karnataka

Which sea ports is nearest to Ruorkela steel plant-Paradip

HBJ pipeline transports-Natural gas

The port, located on the eastern coast of India is-Paradip and Haldia

Which is an important port of eastern coast of India-Vishakhapattanam

Where is Kandla port located in-Gulf of Kutch

Where is Jawaharlal Nehru port –Mumbai

Kolkata port is an example of which type of ports-Riverine

Which national highway connects Delhi and Kolkata via Varanasi-NH2

Kolkata and Delhi are connected by –NH2

Where are the coaches of trains manufactured in India-Kapurthala and Perambur

Integral coach factory is in-Perambur(Chennai)

Which cities has the largest number of registered vehicles-Delhi

Which city is the headquarter of two railway zones in India-Mumbai

“Rail Bandhu” is-Amagazine available of Indian rail available in all Rajdhani/Shatabadi/ AC Duranto trains

Konkan railway connects-Roha-mangalore

Kuki is related to which state-Manipur

Where are Khasi and Garo tribes mainly found in-Meghalaya

India’ biggest tribal group is-Gond

Which is the biggest tribe of India-Gond

Where are homogenous group “Mangolab” found in India-North –east region

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