MCQ Quiz on Economic Geography of India
Test your knowledge of Indian Economic Geography by using the Economic Geography of India quiz questions and answers (multiple choice questions).
India is an important country geographically and strategically. Here we provide objective questions on Indian Geography for competitive examinations.
Question 1: Which State has the majority and the major oil fields in India?
(B) Tamil Nadu
Question 2: Which minerals have another name called ‘brown diamond’?
Question 3: Which is India’s earliest Iron and Steel Company?
(A) Visvesvaraiya Iron and Steel Works
(B) Mysore Iron and Steel Works
Question 4: In how many zones has The Indian Railways system is been divided for traffic management?
Question 5: Which is India’s longest highway?
Question 6: Which factor was responsible for the development of the Indira Gandhi Canal?
(B) Agricultural development
(C) Colonisation of land
(D) Transport development
Question 7: Which is the nucleus of the Hugli Industrial Region?
Question 8: What is the full form of ITDP?
(A) Integrated Tribal Development Programme
(B) Integrated Transport Development Programme
(C) Integrated Travel Development Programme
(D) Integrated Tourism Development Programme
Question 9: Which is not one of the factors for industrial location and development?
(C) Population Density
Question 10: Which is the key part of India’s three-stage nuclear power programme?
(A) To design for an atomic reactor using thorium and low-enriched uranium
(B) To develop a prototype atomic reactor using thorium and low-enriched uranium
(C) Thorium-based fuels
(D) All of the above
Question 11: Which sector has the greater proportion of the total water used in India?
(A) Domestic use
(C) Mining and coalfield
Question 12: Which rivers have the highest replenishable groundwater resource in the country?
(A) The Ganga
(B) The Yamuna
(C) Dakshina Ganga
Question 13: What was the reason for the development of the first modern cotton mill in Mumbai?
(A) Mumbai was the financial centre
(B) Mumbai is a port
(C) It is located near a cotton-growing area
(D) All of the above
Question 14: Which state is well known for terrace cultivation?
(A) Plains of Uttar Pradesh
Question 15: Which Indian state is famous for black soil?
(C) Jammu and Kashmir
Question 16: Which states have the largest average size of agricultural holdings?
(A) Tamil Nadu
Question 17: South-West monsoon contributes to India’s total rainfall up to the extent of?
Question 18: Which states are not connected with the H.V.J. pipeline?
(A) Madhya Pradesh
(C) Uttar Pradesh
Question 19: Which are the most important modes of transportation in India?
Question 20: Which term is used to describe trade between two or more countries?
(A) Local trade
(B) External trade
(C) Internal trade
(D) International trade
Question 21: Which types of resources describe water as a resource?
(A) Biotic Resource
(B) Abiotic resource
(C) Cyclic Resource
(D) Non-renewable Resources
Question 22: Which are the deepest land-locked and well-protected port along the east coast?
Question 23: Which mode of transportation reduces trans-shipment losses and delays?
Question 24: Which of the following mineral made the Koderma, Jharkhand famous?
(B) Iron ore
Question 25: Which of the following is the main reason for the land degradation in Punjab?
(C) Over irrigation
(D) Intensive cultivation