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How many number of States are there in India
January 26, 2016
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1.How many number of States are there In India?

A.26
B.29
C.27
D.28

Answer

B

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2.The percentage of irrigated land in India is about

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

Answer

C

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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

Answer

D

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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

Answer

A

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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 labour cost
IV.Longer crushing period

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

Answer

D

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6. The principal copper deposits of India lie in which of the following places?

A. Hazaribag and Singbhum of Bihar
B. Khetri and Daribo areas of Rajasthan
C. Anantapur in Andhra Pradesh
D. Siwaliks in Uttar Pradesh and in Karnataka

Answer

A

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7. Which of the following are true regarding Jhum cultivation in India?

It is largely practiced in Assam
It is referred to as ‘slash and burn’ technique
In it, the fertility is exhausted in a few years
A. I, II and III
B. II and III
C. I and II
D. I and III

Answer

A

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8. The Yarlung Zangbo river, in India, is known as

A. Ganga
B. Indus
C. Brahmaputra
D. Mahanadi

Answer

C

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9. The only zone in the country that produces gold is also rich in iron is

A. North-eastern zone
B. North-western zone
C. Southern zone
D. None of the above

Answer

C

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