MCQ Questions On Indian Geography GK Question with Answer – Geography Quiz


It is crucial for an aspirant to have a stronghold on Indian Geography in order to do well in various competitive exams like SSC CGL, UPSC, SSC CHSL, State govt. exams, etc. Apart from this, a few Indian Geography questions are also asked in different banking as well like IBPS PO, SBI Clerk, etc. To score good marks in this section, you have to go through as many Indian Geography GK questions and answers as possible.

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Q.1. What is the new name of Jog or Gerosoppa waterfall?

(a) Sardar Patel Waterfall
(b) Rajiv Gandhi Waterfall
(c) Mahatma Gandhi Waterfall
(d) Jawaharlal Nehru Waterfall

(c) Mahatma Gandhi Waterfall


Q.2. Which one of the following states receives the highest rainfall during winter months?

(a) Tamil Nadu
(b) Bihar
(c) Mizoram
(d) Uttarakhand

(a) Tamil Nadu


Q.3. India shares the longest international boundary with which among the following countries?

(a) Nepal
(b) China
(c) Pakistan
(d) Bangladesh

(d) Bangladesh


Q.4. Kapildhara Falls is situated on which river?

(a) Tapi
(b) Sharavati
(c) Indravati
(d) Narmada

(d) Narmada


Q.5. Which one of the major source of irrigation in India?

(a) Canals
(b) Wells and Tubewells
(c) Other source
(d) Tanks

(b) Wells and Tubewells


Q.6. The headquarters of North-Eastern railway is situated at

(a) Mumbai (V.T)
(b) Guwahati
(c) Gorakhpur
(d) New Delhi

(c) Gorakhpur


Q.7. Which of the following is mined in the Badampahar mines of Odisha?

(a) Bauxite
(b) Dolomite
(c) Azurite
(d) Hematite

(d) Hematite


Q.8. The Bondla Wildlife Sanctuary (BWS) is located in which state?

(a) Karnataka
(b) Tripura
(c) Goa
(d) Manipur

(c) Goa


Q.9. Among the following states, where is Sambhar Lake located?

(a) West Bengal
(b) Madhya Pradesh
(c) Uttar Pradesh
(d) Rajasthan

(d) Rajasthan


Q.10. Where is the Railway Staff College Located?

(a) Pune
(b) Delhi
(c) Vadodara
(d) Allahabad

(c) Vadodara


Q.11. What is the name of a channel that separates the Andaman Islands from the Nicobar Islands in the Bay of Bengal?

(a) 9 Degree Channel
(b) 10 Degree Channel
(c) 11 Degree Channel
(d) 12 Degree Channel

(b) 10 Degree Channel


Q.12. In production of which of the following metals India holds number 1 status

(a) Copper
(b) Iron
(c) Lead
(d) Mica

(d) Mica


Q.13. Pagladiya Multipurpose Dam is located in which state?

(a) Orissa
(b) Kerala
(c) Bihar
(d) Assam

(d) Assam


Q.14. Duncan Pass” is located in which of the following Union Territories / States?

(a) Himachal Pradesh
(b) Pondicherry
(c) Andaman & Nicobar Islands
(d) Mizoram

(c) Andaman & Nicobar Islands


Q.15. Which among the following states has highest population density?

(a) Maharastra
(b) Bihar
(c) West Bengal
(d) Uttar Pradesh

(b) Bihar


Q.16. Which among the following is India’s highest salt producing state?

(a) Gujarat
(b) Rajasthan
(c) Andhra Pradesh
(d) Tamil Nadu

(a) Gujarat


Q.17. Which among the following is the correct location of India’s National Institute of Hydrology (NIH)?

(a) Goa
(b) Mumbai
(c) Roorki
(d) Haridwar

(c) Roorki


Q.18. In India, which among the following state has the maximum estimated Uranium Resources?

(a) Jharkhand
(b) Tamil Nadu
(c) Madhya Pradesh
(d) Andhra Pradesh

(d) Andhra Pradesh


Q.19. Indian Maritime University is located at:

(a) Hyderabad
(b) Vishakhapatnam
(c) Chennai
(d) Kochi

(c) Chennai


Q.20. “Kunchikal Falls”, highest tiered waterfalls in India is located in?

(a) Uttar Pradesh
(b) Uttarakhand
(c) Karnataka
(d) Tamil Nadu

(c) Karnataka


Q.21. Which among the following is the least densely populated states of India?

(a) Arunachal Pradesh
(b) Mizoram
(c) Jammu and Kashmir
(d) Sikkim

(a) Arunachal Pradesh


Q.22. India’s Central Glass and Ceramic Research Institute is located in?

(a) Moradabad
(b) Faizabad
(c) Kolkata
(d) Pune

(c) Kolkata


Q.23. Which of the following rivers feeds the “Tehri Dam”?

(a) Alaknanda
(b) Bhagirathi
(c) Gandak
(d) Ghagghar

(b) Bhagirathi


Q.24. “Amausi Airport” is located in:

(a) Kerala
(b) Tamil Nadu
(c) Andhra Pradesh
(d) Uttar Pradesh

(d) Uttar Pradesh


Q.25. Which of the following states is the largest producer of Banana in India?

(a) Karnataka
(b) Maharashtra
(c) Kerala
(d) Tamil Nadu

(d) Tamil Nadu


Q.26. Dhariwal and Ludhiana towns in India are famous for which of the following textiles?

(a) Woollen textiles
(b) Synthetic textiles
(c) Silk textiles
(d) Cotton textiles

(a) Woollen textiles


Q.27. According to Indus Water Treaty, which of the following rivers were given to India?

(a) Jhelum, Chenab and Indus
(b) Chenab, Ravi and Beas
(c) Sutlej, Beas and Ravi
(d) Sutlej, Jhelum and Indus

(c) Sutlej, Beas and Ravi


Q.28. Which of the following has the highest share in power generation in India?

(a) Thermal power
(b) Nuclear power
(c) Hydro power
(d) All the above have equal share

(a) Thermal power


Q.29. What is the position of Indian Railways Network in the world?

(a) First
(b) Fourth
(c) Second
(d) Sixth

(b) Fourth


Q.30. The Konkan Railway connects which of the following cities?

(a) Kanyakumari – Mangalore
(b) Kanyakumari – Mumbai
(c) Goa – Mangalore
(d) Roha – Mangalore

(d) Roha – Mangalore


Q.31. Which of the following rivers is located in Surat?

(a) Godavari
(b) Hooghly
(c) Tapi
(d) Adyar

(c) Tapi


Q.32. Who was the First Indian to go in space?

(a) Kalpana Chawla
(b) Tenzing Norgay
(c) Rakesh Sharma
(d) Sanjay Thapar

(c) Rakesh Sharma


Q.33. Which of the following rivers does NOT meet the Bay of Bengal?

(a) Mahanadi
(b) Vaigai
(c) Tapi (Tapti)
(d) Godavari

(c) Tapi (Tapti)


Q.34. Which planet is the farthest from the sun?

(a) Buddha
(b) Pluto
(c) Varun
(d) Jupiter

(c) Varun


Q.35. Which planet has arts like the moon?

(a) Mars
(b) Saturn
(c) Buddha
(d) Jupiter

(c) Buddha


Q.36. What is the other name of Sahyadri Range?

(a) Lesser Himalayas
(b) Shivaliks
(c) Western Ghats
(d) Eastern Ghats

(c) Western Ghats


Q.37. The latitude line on which the length of day and night always remains the same is

(a) Equator
(b) Tropic of Cancer
(c) Tropic of Capricorn
(d) Hinge line

(a) Equator


Q.38. When does the sun appear at midnight in Norway?

(a) 12 August
(b) 21 June
(c) 21 July
(d) 21 March

(b) 21 June


Q.39. Who is the father of the solar system?

(a) Earth
(b) Venus
(c) Saturn
(d) Sun

(d) Sun


Q.40. What is the minimum distance of a planet from the Sun in its orbit?

(a) Upasour
(b) Apoji
(c) Apsour
(d) Perigee

(a) Upasour


Q.41. What is the number of earth planets?

(a) 5
(b) 8
(c) 4
(d) 7

(c) 4


Q.42. Which of the following is a star?

(a) Earth
(b) Venus
(c) Sun
(d) Moon

(c) Sun


Q.43. Which of the following Monsoons account for most of the rainfall in India?

(a) North East Monsoon
(b) South West Monsoon
(c) South East Monsoon
(d) East Asia Monsoon

(b) South West Monsoon


Q.44. “Indira Gandhi super thermal power project “ is located in which state?

(a) Rajasthan
(b) Haryana
(c) Punjab
(d) Uttar Pradesh

(b) Haryana


Q.45. Integrated Kashang Hydroelectric Project & Sainj Hydroelectric Project which are being supported by Asian Development Bank are located in which of the following state?

(a) Jammu & Kashmir
(b) Himachal Pradesh
(c) Uttarakhand
(d) Punjab

(b) Himachal Pradesh


Q.46. Which among the following neighboring country sources its entire requirement of petrol, diesel and jet fuel from India?

(a) Bangladesh
(b) Nepal
(c) Maldives
(d) Mauritius

(d) Mauritius


Q.47. Maximum Jute mills are located in which among the following states?

(a) West Bengal
(b) Assam
(c) Andhra Pradesh
(d) Uttar Pradesh

(a) West Bengal


Q.48. The K2 Peak is located in which among the following ranges?

(a) Central Himalayas
(b) Trans-Himalayas
(c) Karakoram range
(d) Kumaun Himalayas

(c) Karakoram range


Q.49. The name of which among the following cities is not known as a prominent center of Silk Production?

(a) Bhagalpur
(b) Srinagar
(c) Moradabad
(d) Mysore

(c) Moradabad


Q.50. The Sabarmati River originates in which among the following ranges?

(a) The Satpuras
(b) The Vindhyas
(c) The Aravallis
(d) The Western Ghats

(c) The Aravallis


Q.51. Botanic Garden of India Republic (BGIR) is located in?

(a) Bangalore
(b) Kolkata
(c) Lucknow
(d) Noida

(d) Noida


Q.52. The Andaman and Nicobar Islands are submerged parts of mountain range called:

(a) Arakan Yoma
(b) Pegu Yoma
(c) Askai Chin
(d) Tien Shan

(a) Arakan Yoma


Q.53. Largest brackish water lagoon of Asia is located in which of the following state?

(a) Tamil Nadu
(b) Andhra Pradesh
(c) Karnataka
(d) Orissa

(d) Orissa


Q.54. In which state “Bhima basin” where small to medium size low grade uranium deposits found is located ?

(a) Andhra Pradesh
(b) Karnataka
(c) Tamil Nadu
(d) Jharkhand

(b) Karnataka


Q.55. Which of the following Monsoons account for most of the rainfall in India?

(a) North East Monsoon
(b) South West Monsoon
(c) South East Monsoon
(d) East Asia Monsoon

(b) South West Monsoon


Q.56. In which of the following states of India, there is no Petroleum Chemicals and Petrochemicals Investment Region (PCPIR)?

(a) Assam
(b) Andhra Pradesh
(c) Gujarat
(d) West Bengal

(a) Assam


Q.57. In which of the following place Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development (MGIEP) ,is located ?

(a) New Delhi
(b) Ahamedabad
(c) Mumbai
(d) Pune

(a) New Delhi


Q.58. Which oil field is not present in Assam?

(a) Lakhimpur
(b) Naharkatia
(c) Dibrugarh
(d) Mala

(d) Mala


Q.59. Which of the following seaport is not located in East Coast Side?

(a) Paradeep
(b) Chennai
(c) Tuticorin
(d) Ennore

(d) Ennore


Q.60. First solar powered Airport in India?

(a) Chennai
(b) Goa
(c) Mumbai
(d) Kochi

(d) Kochi


Q.61. Where is the origin of river Indus river?

(a) Dal Lake
(b) Mansarovar Lake
(c) Lake Sheshnag
(d) Wullar Lake

(b) Mansarovar Lake


Q.62. Which is the largest port in India?

(a) Mumbai
(b) Kolkata
(c) Visakhapatnam
(d) Kochi

(a) Mumbai


Q.63. Which one of the following is not a non conventional source of energy?

(a) Solar Energy
(b) Natural Gas
(c) Wind Energy
(d) Tidal Power

(b) Natural Gas


Q.64. The term “Doab” means –

(a) a land between two mountains
(b) a land between two lakes
(c) a land between two rivers
(d) a land between two seas

(c) a land between two rivers


Q.65. Which one of the following states has the longest coastline?

(a) Maharashtra
(b) Tamil Nadu
(c) Gujarat
(d) Andhra Pradesh

(c) Gujarat


Q.66. Which of the following Biosphere Reserves was the first to be established by the Government of India?

(a) Sundarbans Biosphere Reserve
(b) Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve
(c) Gulf of Mannar Biosphere Reserve
(d) Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve

(b) Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve


Q.67. Which of the following is NOT a part of the ‘Char Dham Yatra’ in North India?

(a) Kedarnath
(b) Badrinath
(c) Vaishno Devi
(d) Gangotri

(c) Vaishno Devi


Q.68. Which among the following spreads from Sasaram and Rohtas in Western Bihar to Chittaurgarh in Rajasthan?

(a) Aravali System
(b) Vindhyan System
(c) Dharwar System
(d) Cudappah System

(b) Vindhyan System


Q.69. Barak valley in Assam is famous for which among the following?

(a) Petroleum Production
(b) Tea Cultivation
(c) Bamboo Industry
(d) Cottage Industries

(b) Tea Cultivation


Q.70. Asia’s largest tulip garden is located in which state?

(a) Jammu & Kashmir
(b) Assam
(c) Sikkim
(d) Uttarakhand

(a) Jammu & Kashmir


Q.71. In 2011, ONGC discovered India’s first shale gas reserve in which among the following states?

(a) Assam
(b) Gujarath
(c) West Bengal
(d) Maharastra

(c) West Bengal


Q.72. Which of the following Indian States/UT has the maximum percentage of mangrove cover in the country?

(a) Gujarat
(b) West Bengal
(c) Andaman and Nicobar
(d) Orissa

(b) West Bengal


Q.73. Jamuna river of Bangladesh is _______ river of India?

(a) Yamuna
(b) Teesta
(c) Brahamputra
(d) Ganga

(c) Brahamputra


Q.74. Which among the following is the capital of west Sikkim?

(a) Gyalshing
(b) Gangtok
(c) Mangan
(d) Mangan

(a) Gyalshing


Q.75. Through which of the following states in India passes Tropic of Cancer?

(a) Andhra Pradesh
(b) Uttar Pradesh
(c) Maharastra
(d) Madhya Pradesh

(d) Madhya Pradesh


Q.76. New Moore Island disappeared in the sea after many years of its creation. This island was claimed by which of the following two neighbors?

(a) India & Pakistan
(b) India & Sri Lanka
(c) India & Bangladesh
(d) India & Myanmar

(c) India & Bangladesh


Q.77. The Somasila Dam is located in which state?

(a) Madhya Pradesh
(b) Himachal Pradesh
(c) Andhra Pradesh
(d) Uttar Pradesh

(c) Andhra Pradesh


Q.78. Katchh & Kathiawar Peninsula are separated from each other by which of the following gulfs/ Bays?

(a) Gulf of Katchh
(b) Gulf of Khambat
(c) Gulf of Mannar
(d) Gulf of Aden

(a) Gulf of Katchh


Q.79. The Garhjat hill is also known as by which of the following name?

(a) Meghalaya High Land
(b) Odisha Highland
(c) Andhra Highland
(d) Cannore Highland

(b) Odisha Highland


Q.80. Which of the following plateau lies in the south-western part of Bihar?

(a) Bhander Plateau
(b) Rohtas Plateau
(c) Panna Plateau
(d) Rewa Plateau

(b) Rohtas Plateau


Q.81. Which one among the following Indian rivers originates in Maharashtra and flows through Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh and drains into the Bay of Bengal in Andhra coast?

(a) Godavari
(b) Krishna
(c) Mahanadi
(d) Narmada

(b) Krishna


Q.82. Which of the following is not a tributary of the river Luni?

(a) Sukri
(b) Jawai
(c) Banas
(d) Khari

(c) Banas


Q.83. The drainage basin of which of the following rivers covers parts of the state of Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu?

(a) Musi
(c) Godavari
(c) Krishna
(d) Kaveri

(d) Kaveri


Q.84. Which of the following river is often considered as the Ganga of the south in terms of holiness?

(a) Krishna
(b) Kaveri
(c) Vaigai
(d) Pennar

(b) Kaveri


Q.85. Underground water and the water on the earth’s surface is called __________

(a) Hydrosphere
(b) Biosphere
(c) Lithosphere
(d) thermosphere

(a) Hydrosphere


Q.86. Milky way Galaxy was first seen by ______

(a) Galileo
(b) Martin Schmidt
(c) Marconi
(d) Newton

(a) Galileo


Q.87. Which city is known as the Perfume Capital of India?

(a) Kannauj
(b) Buland Shahar
(c) Saharanpur
(d) Bareli

(a) Kannauj


Q.88. Where is Guindy National Park located?

(a) Andra Pradesh
(b) Telangana
(c) Tamilnadu
(d) Himachal Pradesh

(c) Tamilnadu


Q.89. When does solar eclipse take place?

(a) When the moon is between the sun and earth
(b) When the earth is between the moon and sun
(c) When the sun is between the moon and earth
(d) When the moon does not live on the line joining the sun and earth

(a) When the moon is between the sun and earth


Q.90. With which country, India has the longest international boundary?

(a) Nepal
(b) Pakistan
(c) China
(d) Bangladesh

(d) Bangladesh


Q.91. According to World Bank what was the approximate land utilization percentage of India for agriculture purposes?

(a) 70%
(b) 45%
(c) 50%
(d) 60%

(d) 60%


Q.92. Which of the following states is represented in the Rajya Sabha?

(a) Andaman and Nicobar Islands
(b) Dadra and Nagar Haveli
(c) Arunachal Pradesh
(d) All of the above

(c) Arunachal Pradesh


Q.93. The Ajanta Caves which are about 30 rock-cut Buddhist caves described as “the finest surviving examples of Indian art, particularly painting” is located in.

(a) Pune, Maharashtra
(b) Ratnagiri, Maharashtra
(c) Amaravathi, Maharashtra
(d) Aurangabad, Maharashtra

(d) Aurangabad, Maharashtra


Q.94. In which Indian state is the Nanda Devi peak located?

(a) Jammu and Kashmir
(b) Uttarakhand
(c) Sikkim
(d) Himachal Pradesh

(b) Uttarakhand


Q.95. The Kandaleru Dam is located in which state?

(a) Kerala
(b) Maharashtra
(c) Andhra Pradesh
(d) Goa

(c) Andhra Pradesh


Q.96. Prior to Census 2011, in which among the following census highest Sex Ratio was recorded in India?

(a) Census 1941
(b) Census 1951
(c) Census 1961
(d) Census 1971

(c) Census 1961


Q.97. “Pagladia” Dam Project is located in which state?

(a) Arunachal Pradesh
(b) Sikkim
(c) Assam
(d) West Bengal

(c) Assam


Q.98. Which among the following rivers is known as Yarlung Tsangpo in Tibet?

(a) Indus
(b) Yamuna
(c) Ganges
(d) Brahamputra

(d) Brahamputra


Q.99. Majuli, the largest river island in the world is located in which among the following states of India?

(a) Assam
(b) Manipur
(c) Nagaland
(d) Tripura

(a) Assam


Q.100. From which among the following states, 1st ever post independence Socio-Economic and Caste Census 2011 began on 29 June 2011?

(a) Nagaland
(b) Tripura
(c) Assam
(d) Manipur

(b) Tripura


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