Indian Geography Set - 3 Multiple Choice Questions

Indian Geography Set - 3 MCQs

Question 1.

The Barak River is a famous river of:

A.

 The Western Ghat

B.

 Eastern Ghat

C.

 Satpura hills

D.

 Manipur hills

Explanation :

The principal tributaries of the Barak in India are the Jirl, the Dhaleshwari, the Singla, the Longai, the Sonai and the Katakhal. From its source in the Manipur Hills near Mao Songsang, the river is known as the Barak River.

Question 2.

Between the valley of Narmada river in the north and the Tapti in the south lies:

A.

 The Satpura Range

B.

 The Vindhya Range

C.

 The Aravali Range

D.

 None of Above

Explanation :

The Narmada and the Tapti are major rivers that drain into the Arabian Sea. The Narmada originates in eastern Madhya Pradesh ( India) and flows west across the state, through a narrow valley between the Vindhya Range and spurs of the Satpura Range. It flows into the Gulf of Khambhat.

Question 3.

Scunthorpe and Frodingham are:

A.

 The main mining centres of Britain

B.

 Agriculture centres of Britain

C.

 industrial centres of Britain

D.

 None of these

Explanation :

Frodingham was a hamlet in Lincolnshire which has grown into a suburb of Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire. Although the village lay directly to the south of what is now Scunthorpe town centre, the name Frodingham is now often used to refer to the area directly to the north of the town centre. They are the main mining centres of Britain.

Question 4.

The world largest producer of natural gas is:

A.

 America

B.

 England

C.

 Russia

D.

 India

Explanation :

Russia is the world's leading natural gas exporter and leading natural gas producer, while also the second largest oil exporter and largest oil producer, though Russia interchanges the latter status with Saudi Arabia from time to time.

Question 5.

Xinhua is the Official News Agency of:

A.

 Japan

B.

 China

C.

 South Korea

D.

 North Korea

Explanation :

Xinhua News Agency or New China News Agency is the official state-run press agency of the People's Republic of China.