Geography Quiz – Introduction & Geological Structure


Geography Quiz : Introduction & Geological Structure

Daily Quiz – 1                                                                                                                    Total Question: 25

1. Indian standard meridian passes through how many states?

[A] 5 States

[B]  6 States

[C]  7 States

[D] 8 States

Correct Answer: [A] 5 States

2. The latitudes that pass through Nodia(District) also pass through 

[A] Paschim Medinipur

[B]  Birbhum

[C]  Purulia

[D] Malda

Correct Answer: [C]  Purulia

3.The palaeomagnetic results obtained from India indicate that in the past, the Indian landmass has move
[A]  Northward

[B]  Southward

[C]  Eastward

[D] Westward

Correct Answer: [A]  Northward

4.The Indro-Pakistan boundary is the result of partition of the country in 1947 under Radcliffe award. Who was the chairman of Radcliffe award?
[A]  Mehr Chand Mahajan

[B]  Load Mountbatten

[C]  Curil Radcliffe

[D] B. K. Mukherjee

Correct Answer: [C]  Curil Radcliffe

5.The oldest rocks in India are reported from?
[A]  Shivalik range, Punjab

[B]  Aravalli range, Rajasthan

[C]  Vidhyan range, Madhya Pradesh

[D] Dharwar region, Karnataka

Correct Answer: [D] Dharwar region, Karnataka

6.Lanka was a part of India in geological times, and the two landmasses were connected with each other by
[A]  Adam’s bridge

[B]  Pamban bridge

[C]  Mannar bridge

[D] Palk Strait

Correct Answer: [A]  Adam’s bridge

7.Which border is the product of Manchu Policy?
[A] India-Myanmar

[B]  India-Bangladesh

[C]  India-China

[D] India-Pakistan

Correct Answer: [C]  India-China

8.Tropic of Cancer does not pass through which one of the following countries?
[A]  Bangladesh

[B]  China

[C]  Nepal

[D] India

Correct Answer: [C]  Nepal

9.Tropic of Capricorn is situated at __________
[A]  23½° S latitude

[B]  23½° N latitude

[C]  66½° S longitude

[D] 23½° N longitude

Correct Answer: [A]  23½° S latitude

10.____________ is situated at 66½° south of the equator
[A]  Arctic Circle

[B]  Tropic of Capricorn

[C]  Antarctic Circle

[D] Tropic of Cancer

Correct Answer: [C]  Antarctic Circle

11.Assume that you are travelling along the tropic of cancer from west to east, arrange the following places in the order of which place sees the sunrise first.

1. Jasdan(Gujarat)
2. Krishnanagar(West Bengal)
3. Shajapur(Madhya Pradesh)
4. Udaipur(Tripura)
Select the correct answer from the codes given below

[A]  1-2-3-4

[B]  4-2-1-3

[C]  4-2-3-1

[D] 1-3-2-4

Correct Answer: [C]  4-2-3-1

12. The Palk Bay lies between

[A]  Gulf of Kutchchh & Gulf of khambhat

[B]  Gulf of Mannar & Bay of Bengal

[C]  Lakshadweep & Maldip Island

[D] Andaman & Nicobar Island

Correct Answer: [B]  Gulf of Mannar & Bay of Bengal

13.Which ‘Water Body’ separates Andaman & Nicobar Island
[A]  Ten Degree Channel

[B] Andaman Sea 

[B]  Eight Degree Channel

[D] Bay of Bengal

Correct Answer: [A]  Ten Degree Channel

14. The value of the prime meridian is ________ degree
[A]  90 degree latitude

[B]  90 degree longitude

[C]  0 degree latitude

[D] 0 degree longitude

Correct Answer: [D] 0 degree longitude

15. The 8 degree channel separate which one the following?

[A]  Lakshdweep and Minicoy Islands

[B]  Maldives and Minicoy Islands

[C]  Andaman and Nicobar Islands

[D] Indira point and Indonesia

Correct Answer: [B]  Maldives and Minicoy Islands

16. Which Indian state is also known as the ‘Molasses Basin’?

[A]  Manipur

[B] Tripura

[C]  Nagaland

[D] Mizoram

Correct Answer: [D] Mizoram

17. The Patkai Bum range makes the boundary between-

[A]  India & China

[B]  India & Bangladesh

[C]  India & Burma

[D] India & Bhutan

Correct Answer: [C]  India & Burma

18. Which latitude divided India into two parts?

[A]  Tropic of Cancer

[B]  Tropic of Capricorn

[C]  The Arctic Circle

[D] The Antarctic Circle

Correct Answer: [A]  Tropic of Cancer

19. Which place does India have in the geographical area of the world?

[A]  2nd

[B]  4th

[C]  7th

[D] 9th

Correct Answer: [C]  7th

20. When was the Geological Survey of India established?

[A]  1841

[B]  1851

[C]  1941

[D] 1951

Correct Answer: [B] 1851

21. The origin of Himalayas can best be explained by

[A]  Continental Drift Theory

[B] Theory of Plate Tectonics

[C]  Ocean Floor Mapping

[D] Sea Floor Spreading

Correct Answer: [B] Theory of Plate Tectonics

22. The Andaman and Nicobar Islands are submerged parts of mountain range called:

[A]  Tien Shan

[B]  Pegu Yoma

[C]  Askai Chin

[D] Arakan Yoma

Correct Answer: [D] Arakan Yoma

23. How many states of India share its border with Bhutan?

[A]  2

[B]  3

[C]  4

[D] 5

Correct Answer: [C]  4

24. The Vindhyan system of rock is important for the production of

[A]  Iron ore & manganese

[B]  Precious stone & building materials

[C] Copper & mica

[D] Uranium & aluminium

Correct Answer: [B]  Precious stone & building materials

25. The latitudinal extent of India is about ____________ of the angular distance between the Equator and the North pole and its longitudinal extent is about ___________ of circumference of the Equator.

[A]  One-fourth & one-twelfth

[B]  One-twelfth & one-third

[C]  One-twelfth & one-fourth 

[D] One-third & one-twelfth

Correct Answer: [D] One-third & one-twelfth

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