Indian Geography

The percentage of irrigated land in India is about

A. 45

B. 65

C. 35

D. 25

The southernmost point of peninsular India, that is, Kanyakumari, is

A. north of Tropic of Cancer

B. south of the Equator

C. south of the Capricorn

D. north of the Equator

The pass located at the southern end of the Nilgiri Hills in south India is called

A. the Palghat gap

B. the Bhorghat pass

C. the Thalgat pass

D. the Bolan pass

Which of the following factors are responsible for the rapid growth of sugar production in south India as compared to north India?

A. I and II

B. I, II and III

C. I, III and IV

D. I, II and IV

The Paithan (Jayakwadi) Hydro-electric project, completed with the help of Japan, is on the river

A. Ganga

B. Cauvery

C. Narmada

D. Godavari

The principal copper deposits of India lie in which of the following places?

A. Hazaribag and Singbhum of Bihar

B. Khetri and Daribo areas of Rajasthan

C. Anantapur in Andhra Pradesh

D. Siwaliks in Uttar Pradesh and in Karnataka

Which of the following are true regarding Jhum cultivation in India?

A. I, II and III

B. II and III

C. I and II

D. I and III

The Yarlung Zangbo river, in India, is known as

A. Ganga

B. Indus

C. Brahmaputra

D. Mahanadi

The Salal Project is on the river

A. Chenab

B. Jhelum

C. Ravi

D. Sutlej

The only zone in the country that produces gold is also rich in iron is

A. North-eastern zone

B. North-western zone

C. Southern zone

D. None of the above

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