Geography Question and Answer for All Competitive Exam

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Geography Question and Answer for All Competitive Exam – SSC, RRB, Bank

  1. What is the distance between Sun and Planet?

Ans. 150 Million KM

  1. What is the shape of the earth?

Ans. Geoid

  1. Spring equinox occurs in……

Ans. 21st March

  1. The study of Universe is called as……

Ans. Cosmology

  1. Closest star to our solar system…..

Ans. Proxima centuri

  1. Which planet is called as earth’s twin?

Ans. Venus

  1. What is the percentage of nitrogen in atmosphere?

Ans. 78%

  1. Which atmosphere contains Ozone layer?

Ans. Stratosphere

  1. Which rocks also called as primary rocks?

Ans. Igneous Rocks

  1. The Indian Government accepted longitude……….for Indian Standard Time Passing through Allahabad?

Ans. 82.5 East

  1. The Outermost layer is known as……..

Ans. Crust

  1. Which is the coldest atmosphere layer?

Ans. Mesosphere

  1. The Point inside Earth where earthquake originates is called?

Ans. Focus

  1. The intensity of earthquake is measured by…….

Ans. Mercalli Scale

  1. The branch of geology that deals with the study of earthquake is known as…..

Ans. Seismograph

  1. Which continent is known as forgotten land?

Ans. Australia

  1. Mountain range which separates Europe and Asia is?

Ans. Ural Mountains

  1. Pampas are grassland of …..

Ans. South America

  1. Name the Ocean which is in shaped of ‘S’?

Ans. Atlantic Ocean

  1. Nile river, which is the longest river of World falls into……

Ans. Mediterranean Sea

  1. Which river originates in Altai Mountains, Russia?

Ans. Ob

  1. The highest lake in the world….

Ans. Lake Titicaca

  1. The canal joining Baltic Sea to North Sea is

Ans. Kiel Canal

  1. The tropical cyclones in Australia are called as….

Ans. Willy Willy

  1. Oyashio and Kuril Currents is ocean current in which ocean?

Ans. Pacific Ocean

  1. India land and Boundary is about

Ans. 15, 200 KM

  1. With how many countries India share its borders?

Ans. 7, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Bhutan, Nepal, China and Afghanistan

  1. Length of total coastline including islands of India is………

Ans. 75.16 KM

  1. India is located in which hemisphere?

Ans. Northern – Eastern Hemisphere

  1. A land surrounded by water on three sides is called as……

Ans. Lagoon

  1. Andaman and Nicobar is a group of how many islands?

Ans. 572

  1. What is the total length of Indus River which flows in India?

Ans. 2880 KM

  1. Chenab and Ravi are tributaries of which river?

Ans. Indus River

  1. Hemavati, Bhawani and Amravati are tributaries of which river?

Ans. Cauvery

  1. Where is Karanpura project is located?

Ans. Tapti River, Gujarat

  1. Name of most widespread forest in India is……

Ans. Tropical Deciduous Forest

  1. Maximum increase of forest cover has been observed in which state?

Ans. Andhra Pradesh

  1. Littoral and Swamp forests found in Wetlands of country are

Ans. Mangroves Forest

  1. Which Soil is mainly found in Punjab, Haryana, U.P., Bihar and Jharkhand?

Ans. Alluvial Soil

  1. The red color of the red soil is due to….

Ans. Iron

  1. Madhya Pradesh is leading to which crops?

Ans. Soyabean, Oil Seeds, pulses

  1. State with highest area under Saffron is…….

Ans. Jammu and Kashmir

  1. The crop which is grown in winter months of December, January, February and March is known as

Ans. Rabi

  1. Which states have the highest percentage of irrigated area?

Ans. Haryana

  1. Which is the most popular crop combination in Punjab and Haryana?

Ans. Rice and Wheat

  1. The state which is the leading producer of cashew nut is…….

Ans. Tamil Nadu

  1. Which state has the lowest density of population?

Ans. Arunachal Pradesh

  1. State with lowest sex ratio is….

Ans. Haryana

  1. The highest decadal growth of population was recorded between….

Ans. 1971-81

  1. Function of Ecosystem

Ans. Flow of Energy and Circulation of nutrients.

  1. Which planet is nearby of Sun?

Ans.  Mercury

  1. Which planet if farthest from Sun?

Ans. Neptune

  1. The Patkai hills belong to which mountain ranges?

Ans. Purvanchal

  1. How many Indian states share their boundaries with Nepal?

Ans. 5, West Bengal, Sikkim, Bihar, Utter Pradesh, Uttrakhand.

  1. ……. acts as a shield absorbing ultraviolet radiation from the sun

Ans. Stratosphere

  1. Marble comes under which category of rocks?

Ans. Metamorphic

  1. What is the other name of the Sahyadri range?

Ans. Western Ghats

  1. In which year did Kyoto Protocol came into force?

Ans. 2005

  1. Why does Western Ghats and Eastern Ghats both receive sufficient rainfall but Deccan Plateau receives scanty rainfall?

Ans. It is a rain shadow area

  1. India shares longest international boundary with which country?

Ans. Bangladesh

  1. Tsangpo is the other name for Tibet for…

Ans. Brahmaputra

  1. Japan is called the ‘Land of the rising sun’ because…

Ans. Japan being the eastern most country in the world. It has earliest sunrise.

  1. The Kaiga Nuclear Power Project is proposed to be set up in which State?

Ans. Karnataka

  1. Who is known as ‘Father of Green Revolution’?

Ans. Norman Borlaug

  1. The northern plain of India is formed of…..

Ans. Alluvial Soil

  1. Which river flows in rift-valley?

Ans. Narmada

  1. Which is the largest man- made lake?

Ans. Govind Sagar

  1. Seasonal migration of people is known as….

Ans.  Transhumance

  1. The snow leopard population is found in .

Ans. Sikkim

  1. Kandla port is located at….

Ans. Gulf of Kutch

  1. ‘ IPCC ‘ stands for..

Ans. Inter-Government Panel on Climate Change

  1. Rubber is a product of….

Ans. Latex

  1. The Environment Bill was passed by the Parliament in………

Ans. 1986

  1. With respect to the stars the earth completes one rotation on its axis in

Ans. 23 Hour 56 Minute 5 Second.

  1. The transfer of minerals from top soil to subsoil through water is called as…..

Ans. Percolation

  1. At Barren Island, the only active volcano in India is situated in……

Ans. Minicoy

  1. What is the position of the Earth when it is at the greatest distance from the earth?

Ans. Aphelion

  1. The beach sands of Kerala are rich in

Ans. Thorium

  1. Where do the Western and Eastern Ghats meet?

Ans. Nilgiri Hills

  1. Where is the Great Barrier Reef located?

Ans. Pacific Ocean

  1. What is the Damodar Valley Corporation?

Ans. Damodar Valley Corporation is a statutory Body.

  1. The Beaufort scale is used to measure……….

Ans. Wind Velocity

  1. The longest river of peninsular India is?

Ans.  Godavari

  1. Kyoto Protocol is associated with…..

Ans.  Climate Change

  1. The outermost range of Himalaya is called as

Ans.  Shivalik

  1. When granite rocks get metamorphosed, they form…..

Ans. Gneiss

  1. Which planet is called as brightest Plant?

Ans.  Venus

  1. Autumn Equinox is on which day

Ans. 23rd September

  1. Winter Solstice Day is on which Day?

Ans. 22nd December

  1. Length of Nile River?

Ans. 6690 KM

  1. The typical natural vegetation above 3600 meters on the Himalaya is ……

Ans. Alpine Grassland

  1. Spring tides occur on which day?

Ans.  Full moon day as well as on New moon Day

  1. The dispute over Siachen Glacier is located between which countries?

Ans. India and Pakistan

  1. The country with the world‘s largest natural gas reserve is

Ans. Russia

  1. The Mediterranean region are characterised by heavy rain in…..

Ans. Winter

  1. How many Biosphere reserves are there in India?

Ans. 18

  1. Which one of the highest production state for coal?

Ans. Jharkhand

  1. Which one of the highest production state for Gold?

Ans. Karnataka

  1. Which one of the highest production state for Natural Gas?

Ans. Assam

  1. Largest Diamond production state is ….

Ans. Madhya Pradesh (MP)

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