General Knowledge - Indian Geography

Exercise :: Indian Geography - Section 1

  • Indian Geography - Section 1
61. 

Which of the following types of soil are mostly confined to river basins and coastal plains of India?

A. Alluvial soils
B. Black soils
C. Laterite soils
D. Red soils

Answer: Option A

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62. 

The two states of India, most richly endowed with iron ore, are

A. Bihar and Orissa
B. Madhya Pradesh and Orissa
C. Bihar and West Bengal
D. Madhya Pradesh and West Bengal

Answer: Option A

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63. 

The most fertile region of India is

A. the Himalayas
B. the central Highlands
C. the Indo-Gangetic plain
D. peninsular plateau

Answer: Option C

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64. 

Which of the following groups accounts for over 90 per cent of India's annual coal production?

A. Bihar, Orissa and West Bengal
B. Bihar, Orissa and Madhya Pradesh
C. Orissa, Madhya Pradesh and Tamil Nadu
D. West Bengal, Madhya Pradesh and Tamil Nadu

Answer: Option A

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65. 

The significant shifts in Indian agriculture during green revolution include

A. non-food grains reported some spectacular progress and shift in the cropping pattern
B. major food grains, in the eastern regions productions decreased and in the northern states increased
C. both (a) and (b)
D. None of the above

Answer: Option C

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