1400 MCQs Indian Geography

Indian Geography

1. Area

1. How many villages are
(approximately) there in India?
(A) 5 lakh
(B) 6 lakh 30 thousand
(C) 8 lakh
(D) None of the above
Ans: (D)


2. Where does India rank in area among the countries of the world?
(A) Fifth (B) Sixth
(C) Seventh (D) Eighth
Ans: (C)


3. Area of India is 2.4% of the total area of the world but its
(A) Population is 16% of world population
(B) Population is 17% of world population
(C) Population is 18% of world population
(D) Population is 28% of world population
Ans: (B)


4. Which of the following pair is not correctly matched?
(A) Total area of India – 3.28 million sq. km.
(B) Latitudinal extent – 8º4′ N – 37º6′ N
(C) Longitudinal extent – 68º 7′ E – 97º 25′ E
(D) Number of states in India – 26
Ans: (D)


5. India is in size
(A) Fifth largest country of the world
(B) Sixth largest country of the world
(C) Seventh largest country of the world
(D) None of the above
Ans: (C)


6. Which of the following statements are true about India?
1. India is the fifth largest country of the world.
2. It occupies about 2.4% of the total area of the lithosphere.
3. Whole of India lies in the tropic zone.
4. 82º30′ East longitude is used to determine Indian Standard Time. Use the code given below to select the correct answer. Code
(A) 1 and 2 (B) 2 and 3
(C) 1 and 3 (D) 2 and 4
Ans: (D)


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