Wednesday, February 13, 2019

WBCS Polity and Constitution MCQs Prelims and Mains

Indian Geography MCQ For SSC CGL, UPSC, Rail, NTPC, State PSC Exams G1


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36491. Match the Dam and River list:

Dam
a. Gandhi Sagar
b. Jayakwadi
c. Nagarjuna
d. Tehri

River
1. Bhagrathi
2. Krishna
3. Godavari
4. Chambal
A
a-4, b-3, c-2, d-1
B
a-3, b-1, c-4, d-2
C
a-2, b-4, c-3, d-1
D
a-4, b-2, c-1, d-3
A
SSC CGL/CHSL - 2003
Correct Answer: A. a-4, b-3, c-2, d-1
Explanation:
  • Gandhi Sagar - Chambal (Madhya Pradesh)
  • Jayakwadi - Godavari (Maharashtra)
  • Nagarjuna - Krishna (at the border between Guntur district in Andhra Pradesh and Nalgonda district in Telangana)
  • Tehri - Bhagirathi (Uttarakhand)
25852. Which of the following two States are prone to cyclones during retreating Monsoon season?
A
Karnataka and Kerala
B
Punjab and Haryana
C
Bihar and Assam
D
Andhra Pradesh and Orissa
D
Correct Answer: D. Andhra Pradesh and Orissa
Explanation: The retreat of the Monsoon which generally occur between September and November causing another peak in cyclone and heavy rainfall in Andhra Pradesh, Odisha, West Bengal and Tamil Nadu.
7943. Bauxite deposits are found in
A
Lohardaga
B
Haldia
C
Maria
D
Badam Pahar
A
Correct Answer: A. Lohardaga
Explanation: Lohardaga district in Jharkhand is rich in mineral resources. Lohardaga district is known as a bauxite mineral. This bauxite extends to Pakhar, Hisari, Rudhali Pat, Khamar Pat, Gumla, and Latehar district also, which goes to the north-west. Lohardaga is known for producing world-class bauxite and hence known as Bauxite Town.
20404. The highest waterfall in India is
A
Sivasundaram
B
Bhakra
C
Kunchikal
D
Jog
C
Correct Answer: C. Kunchikal
Explanation: At present Kunchikal of karnataka in Varahi river is heighest. Jog is in nineth position.
7135. Largest fresh water lake in India?
A
Sambar
B
Puskar
C
Chilka
D
Wullar
D
Correct Answer: D. Wullar
Explanation: Wular Lake is one of the largest freshwater lakes in Asia. It is sited in the Bandipora district in Jammu and Kashmir, India. The lake basin was formed as a result of tectonic activity and is fed by the Jhelum River.  (Source: Wikipedia)
20956. Which one of the following Union Territories has the highest literacy rate?
A
Daman and Diu
B
NCT of Delhi
C
Chandigarh
D
Dadar and Nagar Haveli
A
Correct Answer: A. Daman and Diu
Explanation:

Union Territories order by literacy rate according to 2011 Census

  1. Lakshadweep [UT] 92.28
  2. Daman & Diu [UT] 87.07
  3. Puducherry [UT] 86.55
  4. Chandigarh [UT] 86.43
  5. Delhi [UT] 86.34
  6. A&N islands [UT] 86.27
  7. Dadra and Nagar Haveli [UT] 77.65

Extra Info: 

  • Literacy rate of India 74.04% | 82.14% (Male) | 65.46% (Female)
  • State with highest literacy rate: Kerala 
  • State with lowest literacy rate: Bihar (63.82%)
  • State with lowest FEMALE literacy rate: Rajasthan (52.66%)



26257. Where is the Rana Pratap Sagar Dam built ?
A
On river Sutlej
B
On river Chambal
C
On river Narmada
D
On river Gandak
B
SSC CGL/CHSL - 2002
Correct Answer: B. On river Chambal
Explanation: The Rana Pratap Sagar Dam is a gravity masonry dam of 53.8 metres (177 ft) height built on the Chambal River at Rawatbhata in Rajasthan in India. It is part of integrated scheme of a cascade development of the river involving four projects starting with the Gandhi Sagar Dam in the upstream reach (48 kilometres (30 mi) upstream) in Madhya Pradesh and the Jawahar Sagar Dam on the downstream (28 kilometres (17 mi) downstream) with a terminal structure of the Kota Barrage (28 kilometres (17 mi) further downstream) in Rajasthan for irrigation. (Wikipedia)
25868. What is 'Talcher' important for?
A
Heavy water plant
B
Hydro-electric generation
C
Cable industry
D
Atomic reactor
A
Correct Answer: A. Heavy water plant
Explanation: Talcher located in Odisha.
6949. In India variety of corals are found around
A
Sundarbans
B
Narmada estuary
C
Lakshadweep
D
Daman and Diu
C
Correct Answer: C. Lakshadweep
Explanation: Lakshadweep is the smallest Indian union territory. It is made of coral reef and atolls. Its total surface area is 32 sq km and its capital is Kavaratti. Coral is a tiny marine animal which secrets calcium carbonate to create a hard skeleton. On large scale deposition of it create a reef in the sea and Lakshadweep is made of coral reefs. An atoll is a ring-shaped coral reef including a coral rim which encircles a lagoon partially or completely.
70510. Which of the following is the source of the Luni river?
A
Gurushikhar Peak
B
Sambar
C
Annasagar
D
Puskar Lake
D
Correct Answer: D. Puskar Lake
Explanation:

It originates in the Pushkar valley of the Aravalli Range, near Ajmer, passes through the southeastern portion of the Thar Desert, and ends in the marshy lands of Rann of Kutch in Gujarat, after travelling a distance of 495 kilometers (308 mi).




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