Indian Geography

1. The Paithan (Jayakwadi) Hydro-electric project, completed with the help of Japan, is on the river

A. Ganga
B. Cauvery
C. Narmada
D. Godavari

Correct Answer: D. Godavari

2. The percentage of irrigated land in India is about

A. 45
B. 65
C. 35
D. 25

Correct Answer: C. 35

3. The southernmost point of peninsular India, that is, Kanyakumari, is

A. north of Tropic of Cancer
B. south of the Equator
C. south of the Capricorn
D. north of the Equator

Correct Answer: D. north of the Equator

4. The pass located at the southern end of the Nilgiri Hills in south India is called

A. the Palghat gap
B. the Bhorghat pass
C. the Thalgat pass
D. the Bolan pass

Correct Answer: A. the Palghat gap

5. Which of the following factors are responsible for the rapid growth of sugar production in south India as compared to north India?

I. Higher per acre field of sugarcane
II. Higher sucrose content of sugarcane
III. Lower labor cost
IV. Longer crushing period

A. I and II
B. I, II and III
C. I, III and IV
D. I, II and IV

Correct Answer: D. I, II and IV

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