Published 09 May, 2020

Indian Geography Quiz Set-1

by Nitroquiz Official | GK Quiz

India is the seventh-largest country in the world. It has an extremely diverse geography from Himalayan heights to the tropical rain forests of the south. Rich natural resources and long coastline make it one of the most favorable destinations for trade which it has been since ancient times.

This is a general knowledge quiz on Indian geography with questions ranging from rivers, mountains, climate, places big and small, land area, neighboring countries, and more. This quiz is applicable for students from Grade 8 and above and also important for those preparing for various competitive examinations. Take the quiz and test your geography whereabouts.

1. Which hemisphere is India located in?
A. Northern Hemisphere
B. Eastern Hemisphere
C. Southern Hemisphere
D. Western Hemisphere
2. The southernmost tip of India located in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands is known as?
A. India Point
B. End Point
C. Boundary Point
D. Indira Point
3. Which Indian state has the maximum number of neighboring states?
A. Madhya Pradesh
B. Goa
C. Andhra Pradesh
D. Uttar Pradesh
4. Which is the largest Indian state by area?
A. Uttar Pradesh
B. Adhra Pradesh
C. Rajasthan
D. Madhya Pradesh
5. Which is the smallest Indian state by area?
A. Goa
B. Punjab
C. Arunachal Pradesh
D. Assam
6. Which of the following Indian union territories is larger in size?
A. Chandigarh
B. Lakshadweep
C. Daman & Diu
D. Pondicherry
7. The Lakshadweep islands are situated in?
A. Indian Ocean
B. Arabian Sea
C. South China Sea
D. Bay of Bengal
8. The highest mountain peak in India is?
A. Kanchenjunga
B. Mount Everest
C. Anamudi
D. Nanda Devi
9. Which of the following areas are most prone to earthquakes?
A. Coastal Planes
B. Old Shields
C. Plateaus
D. Folded mountains
10. Which of the following is the highest peak in south India?
A. Anamudi
B. Nanda Devi
C. Kamet
D. Trisul
11. Which of the following regions are known as "Ruhr of India"?
A. Damodar Valley
B. Brahmputra Valley
C. Swarnarekha Region
D. Godavri Basin
12. Which is the following is the longest flowing river in India?
A. Godavri
B. Ganga
C. Krishna
D. Tapti
13. Which is the tallest waterfall in India?
A. Jog Falls
B. Kunchikal Falls
C. Dudhsagar Falls
D. NohKalikai Falls
14. The Bhakra Nangal Dam is built on which of the following rivers?
A. Jhelum
B. Sutluj
C. Brahmputra
D. Ganga
15. The second-largest river basin in India is?
A. Narmada
B. Brahmputra
C. Krishna
D. Godavri
16. Which of the following rivers are not tributaries of the river Ganga?
A. Son
B. Yamuna
C. Gomti
D. Sutlej
17. Which of the following is the main river flowing through the state of Jammu & Kashmir?
A. Jhelum
B. Chenab
C. Indus
D. Sutlej
18. Which Indian state is known as the "Land of Five Rivers"?
A. Haryana
B. Punjab
C. Uttar Pradesh
D. Madhya Pradesh
19. Which of the following is the biggest lake in India?
A. Vembanad Lake, Kerala
B. Chilika Lake, Odisha
C. Shivsagar Lake, Maharashtra
D. Rajsamand Lake, Rajasthan
20. Which of the following is the driest region in India?
A. Mawsynram, Meghalaya
B. Leh
C. Western Rajasthan
D. Kuttanand, Kerala
21. The tropical cyclones originating from the Bay of Bengal are generally known as?
A. Typhoons
B. Tornados
C. Depressions
D. Hurricanes
22. Which of the following is the saltiest lake in India?
A. Chilika Lake, Odisha
B. Sambhar Salt Lake, Rajasthan
C. Lonar Crater Lake, Maharashtra
D. Pulicat Lake, Andhra Pradesh
23. Which of the following is the longest of all tributaries to river Indus?
A. Ravi
B. Beas
C. Chenab
D. Jhelum
24. Which Indian city is known as the Queen of the Arabin Sea?
A. Mumbai
B. Prui
C. Kochi
D. Pondicherry
25. Who is known as the inventor of the Globe?
A. Martin Behaim
B. Eratosthenes
C. William Smith
D. Charles Darwin
26. The Sankosh river is a boundary between which of the following two Indian states?
A. Jharkhand and West Bengal
B. Jharkhand and Bihar
C. Kerala and Tamil Nadu
D. Assam and Arunachal Pradesh
27. Which Indian state has the longest coastline?
A. Rajasthan
B. Goa
C. Mumbai
D. Gujrat
28. How many hours is the IST the Indian Standard Time ahead of the GMT the Greenwich Mean Time?
A. 2:00+ Hours
B. 3:00+ Hours
C. 9:00+ Hours
D. 5:30+ Hours
29. Which of the following neighboring countries does India share its longest boundary?
A. China
B. Bangladesh
C. Nepal
D. Myanmar
30. Which of the following neighboring countries does India share its smallest boundary?
A. Nepal
B. Bhutan
C. Afghanistan
D. Bangaldesh

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