Map Based Test - 3


20 Questions MCQ Test Geography for UPSC CSE | Map Based Test - 3


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QUESTION: 1

How many North-East states of India share the boundary with Myanmar?

Solution: Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Manipur, Myanmar

QUESTION: 2

Which of the following Tiger Reserve is in West Bengal?

Solution:
  • The Buxa Tiger Reserve (BTR) is a 760-square-kilometre (290 sq mi) tiger reserve located inside the Buxa National Park in West Bengal, India, in the Buxa Hills of the southern hilly area of Bhutan.
  • Governing body Ministry of Environment and Forests. Government of India

QUESTION: 3

Tropic of cancer passes through which of the group of countries:

Solution:

QUESTION: 4

Which of the following are the neighbouring countries of Myanmar?

Thailand,  Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Laos and Sri Lanka. 

Solution:

Thailand, Bangladesh, India, China, Laos, Thailand

QUESTION: 5

Arrange the following rivers from North to South

1. Cauvery

2. Penner

3. Vaigai

4. Krishna

Solution:

QUESTION: 6

Kuril Islands extend from

Solution:

QUESTION: 7

Arrange them from North to South

1. Dhauladhar Range

2. Zanskar Range

3. Karakoram Range

4. Pirpanjal Range

Solution:

QUESTION: 8

A particular State in India has the following characteristics:

1. It is located on the same latitude which passes through northern Rajasthan.

2. It has over 80% of its area under forest cover.

3. Over 12% of the forest constitutes the Protected Area Network in this State.

Q. Which one among the following States has all the above characteristics?

Solution: All the characteristics are matched with The Indian state of Arunachal pradesh.

QUESTION: 9

Consider the following statements:

1. This national park is a home of Bengal Tigers. Indian leopards. Barasingha and wild dog.

2. The forest of this National park is depicted in the famous Jungle book by Rudyard Kipling.

3. This National park is also a Tiger Reserve.

Q. Choose the correct option

Solution:
  • Kanha Tiger Reserve, also called Kanha National Park, is one of the tiger reserves of India and the largest national park of Madhya Pradesh, state in the heart of India.

  • Kanha National Park was created on 1 June 1955 and in 1973 was made the Kanha Tiger Reserve. It’s the largest National Park in Central India. Kanha Tiger Reserve was ranked in the top 10 Famous Places for Tourists.

  • The park has a significant population of Bengal tiger, Indian leopards, the sloth bear, barasingha and Indian wild dog.

  • The forest depicted in the famous novel by Rudvard Kipling, The Jungle Book is said to be based on the jungles of this reserve.

  • It is also the first tiger reserve in India to officially introduce a mascot, "Bhoorsingh the Barasingha".

QUESTION: 10

Which of the following seaports is known as Golden Gate to Central Asia?

Solution:

The port of Chabahar is located on the Makran coast of Sistan and Baluchistan Province, next to the Gulf of Oman and at the mouth of Strait of Hormuz. It is the only Iranian port with direct access to the Indian Ocean. Being close to Afghanistan and the Central Asian countries of Turkmenistan. Uzbekistan etc., it has been termed the "Golden Gate" to these land-locked countries.

QUESTION: 11

Aravalli Range spreads to how many states of India?

Solution:
  • Delhi
  • Haryana
  • Rajasthan
  • Gujarat

QUESTION: 12

Bhutan shares the boundary with how many states of India?

Solution:

QUESTION: 13

The Indira Gandhi Canal originates near to

Solution:
  • The Indira Gandhi Canal is one of the largest canal projects in India. It starts from the Harike Barrage at Harike. a few kilometers below the confluence of the Satluj and Beas rivers in the Indian state of Punjab and terminates in irrigation facilities in the Thar Desert in the north west of Rajasthan state. Previously known as the Rajasthan Canal, it was renamed the Indira Gandhi Canal in 1985 following the assassination of Prime Minister Indira Gandhi.
  • The canal enters Haryana from Punjab near Lohgarh village then runs through the western part of the Sirsa district before entering Rajasthan near Kharakhera village in the Tibbi tehsil of the Hanumangarh district.
  • The canal traverses seven districts of Rajasthan: Barmer, Bikaner, hanumangarh, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, and Sriganganagar.

QUESTION: 14

Masirah Island belongs to which country?

Solution:

QUESTION: 15

A state in India has the following characteristics:

1. Its northern part is arid and semi-arid.

2. Its central part produces cotton.

3. Cultivation of cash crops is predominant over food crops.

Q. Which one of the following states has all of the above characteristics?

Solution:

Gujarat has all the above given characteristics

  • Food Crops (Wheat, Maize, Rice, Millets and Pulses etc.)

  • Cash Crops (Sugarcane, Tobacco, Cotton, Jute and Oilseeds etc.)

QUESTION: 16

Consider the following statements:

1. This National park is part of Aravalli range.

2. This was given the status of Tiger Reserve project of India in 1978.

3. The place is also rich in mineral resources like copper.

Q. Choose the correct option

Solution: Sariska Tiger Reserve is a national park and tiger reserve located in the Alwar district of the state of Rajasthan. India. The topography of the protected area comprises scrub-thorn arid forests, rocky landscapes, dry deciduous forests, rocks, grasses and hilly cliffs.

QUESTION: 17

How many countries constitute together to form a Arabian Peninsula?

Solution:
  • Bahrain
  • Kuwait
  • Oman
  • Qatar
  • Saudi Arabia
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Yemen
  • Iraq
  • Jordan

QUESTION: 18

Consider the following statements:

1. The coastline falls in the rain shadow part of one of the Ghats in the South.

2. The name of the coast came from the ancient dynasty of South India.

Q. Choose the correct option:

Solution:

QUESTION: 19

The Strait of Tsushima academy between

Solution:

QUESTION: 20

With reference to the river Luni, which one of the following statements is correct?

Solution:
  • The Luni is a river of western Rajasthan state, India.

  • It originates in the Pushkar valley of the Aravalli Range, near Ajmer and ends in the marshy lands of Rann of Kutch in Gujarat, after travelling a distance of 530 km.

  • It is first known as Sagarmati, then after passing Govindgarh, it meets its tributary Saraswati, which originates from Pushkar Lake, and from then on it gets its name Luni.

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