Sunday, February 3, 2013

10 Multiple Choice
Questions (MCQ) on
Geography of India
1. Which parallel of
latitude divides India
into almost two
equal parts?
(a) Equator
(b) Tropic of Cancer
(c) Tropic of Capricorn
(d) Arctic Circle
2. In which of the
following water
bodies are
Lakshadweep
islands situated?
(a) Arabian Sea
(b) Bay of Bengal
(c) Indian Ocean
(d) Atlantic Ocean
3. How much of the
total geographical
area of world does
India account for?
(a) 32.8%
(b) 2.5%
(c) 2.4%
(d) 10.0%
4. At which parallel
of latitude does India
begin to taper
towards south?
(a) 23° 30' N
(b) 22° N
(c) 8° 4' N
(d) 68° 7' E
5. With which
country does India
share its northern
boundary?
(a) Myanmar
(b) Bangladesh
(c) China
(d) Pakistan
6. How does India
stand apart from the
rest of Asia?
(а) Because of being
separated from rest of
Asia by the Himalayas
(б) Because of its
peninsular situation
(c) Because of being
situated in the south
(d) Because of all these
7. How did spices,
muslin and other
merchandise were
taken from India to
different countries in
ancient times?
(а) Through oceans
(b)Through routes
passing through passes
in the mountains of the
north
(c) Through air
(d) Through none of the
above
8. How does India
occupy an important
strategic position in
South Asia?
(a) Due to being
situated on the head of
the Indian Ocean
(b) Due to being
situated in South Asia
(c) Due to an
independent country
(d) Due to being a
peninsular
9. What helped India
to establish close
contacts with West
Asia, Africa and
Europe from the
west coast and with
southeast and east
Asia from the east
coast?
(a) Its mainland
(b) The Indian Union
(c) The central location
(d) Its peninsular
situation
10. Why is a time tag
of two hours from
Gujarat to Arunachal
Pradesh?
(а) Because of India's
east-west extent
(b) Because of India's
north-south extent
(c) Because of India's
promixity to oceans
(d) Because of India's
landmass
Answers:
1. (6) 6. (a)
2. (a) 7. (b)
3. (c) 8. (a)
4. (6) 9. (d)
5. (c) 10. (a).