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GK Questions: Indian Geography – Set 11

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  1. Which of the following is /are Eastern Coastal Plain ?
    1.Utkal Plain
    2.Conora Coastal Plain
    3.Andhra Coastal Plain
    4.Both 1 and 2
    5.Both 1 and 3
    Answer – 5.Both 1 and 3
    Explanation :
    Eastern coastal plains can be divided into the  Andhra  Plains , Utkal Plains and Tamil Nadu Plains.

  2. Konkan Coast is the ……………………………….
    1.Northern Coastal Plain
    2.Western Coastal Plain
    3.Southern Coastal Plain
    4.Eastern Coastal Plain
    5.None of these
    Answer – 2.Western Coastal Plain
    Explanation :
    The Konkan is a coastal strip of land bounded by the Sahyadri hills on the east, and Arabian Sea on the west.

  3. Andaman and Nicobar Group is a group of islands which are inhabited in the ………………………..
    1.Bay of Bengal
    2.Arabian Sea
    3.Indian Ocean
    4.Laccadive Sea
    5.None of these
    Answer – 1.Bay of Bengal
    Explanation :
    Andaman & Nicobar Islands is a group of over 572 Islands, islets and rocks(36 of which are inhabited) in the Bay of Bengal

  4. ……………….. channel separate Lakshadweep from Maldives
    1.Nine degree channel
    2.Eight degree channel
    3.Five degree channel
    4.Two degree channel
    5.None of these
    Answer – 2.Eight degree channel
    Explanation :
    Minicoy is the Eight Degree Channel, which separates Lakshadweep from the independent Maldive Islands.

  5. The Intervening area between the river is known as ……………
    5.None of these
    Answer – 4.Doab
    Explanation :
    The term ‘Doab’ is related to Indian states Punjab and Haryana. This states plain is drained by five rivers and the intervening area between the river is known as Doab

  6. The Great plain of Northern India  is/are composed of
    5.All of these
    Answer – 5.All of these
    Explanation :
    The Great plain of Northern India lies on the south of the Himalayas. It is, in fact, bounded by the Himalayas on the north and the Deccan plateau on the south
    The great plain is composed of  Bhangar,Khadar,Bhabar and  Terai

  7. The Himalayan rivers which originated before the formation of Himalaya are known as
    5.None of these
    Answer – 3.Antecedent
    Explanation :
    The Indus, Satluj, Ganga, Sarju (Kali), Arun (a tributary of Kosi), Tistaand Brahmaputra are some of the important antecedent rivers.

  8. Lakshadweep group is located in …………………….
    1.Bay of Bengal
    2.Arabian Sea
    3.Indian Ocean
    4.Laccadive Sea
    5.None of these
    Answer – 2.Arabian Sea
    Explanation :
    Lakshadweep is a group of islands lying scattered in the Arabian Sea.

  9. Archipelago is the …………………..
    1.Group of Grass
    2.Group of Rivers
    3.Group of Islands
    4.Group of Hills
    5.None of these
    Answer – 3.Group of Islands
    Explanation :
    An archipelago sometimes called an island group or island chain, is a chain, cluster or collection of islands. The word archipelago is derived from the Greek.

  10. ………………… is/are the Western Coastal Plain
    1.Gujarat plains
    2.Kathiawar Plains
    3.Kuchchh plains
    4.Malabar Coast
    5.All of these
    Answer – 5.All of these
    Explanation :
    The Western Coastal Plains is a thin strip of coastal plain 50 kilometres (31 mi) in width between the west coast of India and the Western Ghats hills, which starts near the south of river Tapi. They are bodied between the Western Ghats and the Arabian Sea.
    Western Coastal Plain – Gujarat plains, Kathiawar Plains, Kuchchh plains,Malabar Coast, Kankan Coast