Indian Geography Set - 2 Multiple Choice Questions

Indian Geography Set - 2 MCQs

Question 1.

The headquarters of North Western Railway is located in:

A.

 Bhopal

B.

 Gwalior

C.

 Uday

D.

 Jaipur

Explanation :

North Western Railway has its zonal headquarters at Jaipur. Furthermore, the zone is divided into four divisions headquartered at Jaipur, Ajmer, Bikaner and Jodhpur.

Question 2.

First Metro Railway was inaugurated in Kolkata:

A.

 1982

B.

 1987

C.

 1984

D.

 1990

Explanation :

The underwater metro plan was thought of when the first metro service was inaugurated in Kolkata in October 24, 1984 by former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi.

Question 3.

India's first Stock Exchange Bombay Stock Exchange was established in:

A.

 1875

B.

 1884

C.

 1882

D.

 1880

Explanation :

The Bombay Stock Exchange, popularly known as BSE, is the oldest one in Asia. BSE was established in 1875 as The Native Share and Stock Brokers Association. The Tokyo Stock Exchange was established in 1878. The Bombay Stock Exchange, popularly known as BSE, is the oldest one in Asia.

Question 4.

The index which refers to moisture deficit or surplus in an area is called:

A.

 Moisture Index

B.

 Humidity

C.

 Moisture Number

D.

 Dew Point

Explanation :

The term used instead of 'moisture budget', e.g. by C. W. Thornthwaite (1955), and calculated from the aridity and humidity indices, as I m = 100 × (S − D)/PE, where I m is the moisture index, S is the water surplus, D is the water deficit, and PE is the potential evapotranspiration.

Question 5.

The study of plant communities in relation to their habitats of a given ecosystem is known as:

A.

 Seneology

B.

 Synecology

C.

 Ecology

D.

 Ecosystem

Explanation :

Synecology is the study of group of organisms of different species which are associated together as a unit in form of a community. Also known as community ecology. Autecology helps us to understand the relationships between individual plants and environment.