Test: India Physical & Political


5 Questions MCQ Test Geography for UPSC (Civil Services) Prelims | Test: India Physical & Political


Description
This mock test of Test: India Physical & Political for UPSC helps you for every UPSC entrance exam. This contains 5 Multiple Choice Questions for UPSC Test: India Physical & Political (mcq) to study with solutions a complete question bank. The solved questions answers in this Test: India Physical & Political quiz give you a good mix of easy questions and tough questions. UPSC students definitely take this Test: India Physical & Political exercise for a better result in the exam. You can find other Test: India Physical & Political extra questions, long questions & short questions for UPSC on EduRev as well by searching above.
QUESTION: 1

Consider the following statements:
1. India is the 6th largest country in the world.
2. It extends between 8°4' and 37° 6' north latitudes and 68°7' and 97°25' east longitudes.
3. India lies in the northern hemisphere.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Solution:

Statement 1 is incorrect:
India with an area of 32,87,782 sq. km., is the seventh-largest country after Russia, Canada, USA, China, Brazil and Australia(in that order) and the second most populous (next to China) country in the world.

Statement 2 is correct:
It extends between 8°4' and 37°6' north latitudes and 68°7' and 97°25' east longitudes.

Statement 3 is correct:
It (India) is lying north of the equator and thus belongs to the Northern Hemisphere. 

QUESTION: 2

Through which of the following state, the tropic of cancer does not pass?

Solution:

The Tropic of Cancer passes through eight states in India:

  1. Gujarat (Jasdan)
  2. Rajasthan (Kalinjarh)
  3. Madhya Pradesh (Shajapur)
  4. Chhattisgarh (Sonhat)
  5. Jharkhand (Lohardaga)
  6. West Bengal (Krishnanagar)
  7. Tripura (Udaipur) and
  8. Mizoram (Champhai).
QUESTION: 3

Consider the following statements:
1. India takes its standard time from the meridian of 82°30' E.
2. It is five and a half hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Solution:

Statement 1st and 2nd are correct
India takes its standard time from the meridian of 82°30' E , which is 5 (1/2) hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (0° longitude). 

QUESTION: 4

Consider the following pairs:

Which of the pairs given above is are correct?

Solution:

Statement 1 is incorrect:
The Indian Ocean in the south.

Statement 2 is correct:
The Bay of Bengal in the east.

Statement 3 is correct:
Along the north, the great mountain wall formed by the Hindukush, Karakoram and the Himalayas, which is difficult to cross, cuts it off from the east of the continent.

QUESTION: 5

With which of the following country India shares the longest border?

Solution:

India has 15,200 land boundaries with Pakistan in the west and north-west, Afghanistan in the north-east, China, Nepal and Bhutan in the north, Bangladesh and Myanmar in the east.

India’s longest border is with Bangladesh, while the shortest is with Afghanistan. 

Similar Content

Related tests