General Awareness : Model Question Paper, Question Set - 16


  • 1. Uttaranchal, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal and Sikkim have common frontiers with

    • A. China
    • B. Bhutan
    • C. Nepal
    • D. Myanmar

  • 2. Which is the highest peak in India?

    • A. Mt. Everest
    • B. Kanchenjunga
    • C. Nanga Parbat
    • D. Nandadevi

  • 3. Which among the following rivers flows through a rift valley

    • A. Damodar
    • B. Tungbhadra
    • C. Krishna
    • D. Tapi

  • 4. Which one of the following places receives the highest rainfall in the world?

    • A. Silchar
    • B. Mawsynram
    • C. Cherrapunji
    • D. Guwahati

  • 5. Which one of the following causes rainfall during winters in northwestern part of India?

    • A. Cyclonic Depression
    • B. Retreating Monsoon
    • C. Western Distrubance
    • D. Southwest monsoon

  • 6. A landmass bounded by sea on three sides is referred to as:

    • A. Coast
    • B. Peninsula
    • C. Island
    • D. none of the above

  • 7. The longitudinal valleys lying between lesser Himalayas and Shivaliks are known as _______.

    • A. Kangra Valley
    • B. Patkai Burn
    • C. Passes
    • D. Duns

  • 8. Lesser Himalayas also called as?

    • A. Himadri
    • B. Himachal
    • C. Shivaliks
    • D. Purvanchal

  • 9. Palk Strait separates India from which country?

    • A. Mynmar
    • B. Maldives
    • C. Sri Lanka
    • D. Lakshadweep

  • 10. Which is the largest state in India in terms of area?

    • A. Uttar Pradesh
    • B. Rajasthan
    • C. Maharashtra
    • D. Madhya Pradesh

  • 11. Which country among the India’s neighbours is the smallest?

    • A. Nepal
    • B. Bhutan
    • C. Sri Lanka
    • D. Bangladesh

  • 12. The Peninsular Plateau of India belongs to which of the following landmass?

    • A. Angaraland
    • B. Tethys
    • C. Eurasian Plate
    • D. Gondwanaland

  • 13. Which one of the following is the southernmost Latitude of India ?

    • A. 8° 4 North
    • B. 8° 4 South
    • C. 6° 4 South
    • D. 6° 4 North

  • 14. In which of the following states is the Wular lake located?

    • A. Rajasthan
    • B. Uttar Pradesh
    • C. Punjab
    • D. Jammu & Kashmir

  • 15. The western coastal strip south of Goa is referred to as

    • A. Coromandel
    • B. Konkan
    • C. Kannad
    • D. Northern Circar

  • 16. Which of the following neighbouring countries share the longest land boundary with India?

    • A. Pakistan
    • B. Nepal
    • C. China
    • D. Bangladesh

  • 17. The highest peak in the Eastern Ghat is:

    • A. Anai Mudi
    • B. Kanchenjunga
    • C. Mahendragiri
    • D. Khasi

  • 18. Which kind of a drainage pattern is formed when tributaries join rivers at almost right angles ?

    • A. Dendritic drainage
    • B. Trellis drainage
    • C. Rectangular drainage
    • D. Radial drainage

  • 19. Which one of the following is the longest river of the Peninsular India?

    • A. Narmada
    • B. Krishna
    • C. Godavari
    • D. Mahanadi

  • 20. Which one of the following characterizes the cold weather season in India?

    • A. Warm Days and Warm Nights
    • B. Warm Days and Cold Nights
    • C. Cool dAys and Cool Nights
    • D. Cold Days and Warm Nights

  • 21. Mango showers occur in which one of the following group of two states?

    • A. Bihar and West Bengal
    • B. Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh
    • C. Karnataka and Kerala
    • D. Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh

  • 22. A narrow gap in a mountain range providing access to the other side is :

    • A. Mound
    • B. Pass
    • C. Strait
    • D. Valley

  • 23. Which one of the following rivers has the largest drainage pattern in India ?

    • A. The Indus
    • B. The Ganga
    • C. The Brahamaputra
    • D. The Mahanadi

  • 24. If you intend to visit Kavarati during your summer vacations, which one of the following Union Territories of India you will be going to

    • A. Pondicherry
    • B. Lakshadweep
    • C. Andman and Nicobar
    • D. Diu and Daman

  • 25. The Tropic of Cancer does not pass through:

    • A. Rajasthan
    • B. Orissa
    • C. Chhasttisgarh
    • D. Tripura

  • 26. The Eastermost longitude of India is:

    • A. 97.25E
    • B. 68.7E
    • C. 77.6E
    • D. 82.32E

  • 27. In which of the following states is the SAmbhar lake located?

    • A. Rajasthan
    • B. Uttar Pradesh
    • C. Bihar
    • D. Jammu & Kashmir

  • 28. In which course of a river meanders are formed?

    • A. Upper Course
    • B. Middle Course
    • C. Lower Course
    • D. Both Upper and Middle

  • 29. Which of the following rivers is known as the ‘Dakshin Ganga’?

    • A. Kaveri
    • B. Narmada
    • C. Krishna
    • D. Godavari

  • 30. Which country among the India’s neighbours is the smallest?

    • A. Nepal
    • B. Bhutan
    • C. Sri Lanka
    • D. Bangladesh

  • 31. The term monsoon is originated from:

    • A. German
    • B. Hindi
    • C. Latin
    • D. Arabic

  • 32. Which one of the following water bodies separate Sri Lanka from India ?

    • A. Palk strait and Gulf of Khambhat
    • B. Palk Strait and Gulf of Mannar
    • C. Gulf of Mannar and 10° Channel
    • D. 10° Channel and Gulf of Khambhat

  • 33. The Coriolis Force is caused due to:

    • A. Wind movement
    • B. The Earths rotation
    • C. Cyclone Depression
    • D. Jet streams

  • 34. Which of the following lakes is a salt water lake?

    • A. Sambhar
    • B. Dal
    • C. Wular
    • D. Gobind Sagar

  • 35. The wind blowing in the northern plains in summers is known as:

    • A. Kaal Baisakhi
    • B. Loo
    • C. Trade Wind
    • D. none of the above

  • 36. Which islands of India are called Coral Islands?

    • A. Lakshdweep
    • B. Andman and Nicobar
    • C. Both
    • D. None of these

  • 37. Mountain ranges in the eastern part of India forming its boundary with Myanmar are collectively called as

    • A. Himachal
    • B. Uttaranchal
    • C. Purvanchal
    • D. None of the above

  • 38. The worlds largest delta is formed by:

    • A. Ganga and Sutlej
    • B. Indus and Ganga
    • C. Ganga and Brahmaputra
    • D. Indus and Brahmaputra

  • 39. The wet and swampy belt of the Northern Region is known locally as

    • A. Bhabar
    • B. Terai
    • C. Doab
    • D. Bhangar

  • 40. Which two hills are located in the south-east of Eastern Ghats ?

    • A. Mizo Hills and Naga Hills
    • B. Javadi Hills and Shevroy Hills
    • C. Patkoi Hills and Manipuri Hills
    • D. Mizo Hills and Patkoi Hills

  • 41. Which is the largest freshwater lake in India?

    • A. Wular Lake
    • B. Dal Lake
    • C. Bhimtal Lake
    • D. Loktak

  • 42. The only active volcano of India is found at

    • A. Maldives
    • B. Lakshadweep
    • C. Andman and Nicobar
    • D. None of these

  • 43. The river Narmada has its source at:

    • A. Satpura
    • B. Brahmagiri
    • C. Amarkantak
    • D. Slopes of the Western Ghats

  • 44. Which among the following do not share the drainage basin of river Mahanadi?

    • A. Orissa
    • B. Jharkhand
    • C. Madhya Pradesh
    • D. Chhatisgarh

  • 45. Tropic of Cancer passes through which of these states

    • A. Orissa
    • B. Tripura
    • C. Bihar
    • D. Punjab

  • 46. Monsoons retreat during the months of:

    • A. July and August
    • B. August and September
    • C. October and November
    • D. November and December

  • 47. In terms of area, which is the smallest state in India?

    • A. Sikkim
    • B. Arunachal Pradesh
    • C. Goa
    • D. Nagaland

  • 48. The largest delta in the world is :

    • A. Ganga Delta
    • B. Mahanadi Delta
    • C. Sunderban Delta
    • D. Godavari

  • 49. Monsoon arrives in India approximately in:

    • A. Early May
    • B. Early June
    • C. Eearly July
    • D. Early August

  • 50. The easternmost longitude of India is

    • A. 97° 25' E
    • B. 77° 6' E
    • C. 68° 7' E
    • D. 82° 32' E