Indian Geography GK MCQs


Questions and Answers Type:MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions).
Main Topic:General Knowledge.
GK Sub-topic:Indian Geography.
Number of Questions:5 Questions with Answers.
Directions: In the following Indian Geography general knowledge MCQs, four answers are given, and only one answer is correct. Read the questions and choose the correct answers. To check the answer, click on the answer button and know the correct answer with an explanation.

1. Which state in India has the highest share in the production of iron ore?

  1. Jharkhand
  2. Karnataka
  3. Odisha
  4. Chhattisgarh

Answer: (c) Odisha

Solution: In the financial year 2021, the Indian state of Odisha was the leading producer of iron ore in the country, accounting for over half of the iron ore production. The top four states of India in Iron Ore production are Orisha, Chhattisgarh, Karnataka and Jharkhand respectively.

2. Which state in India has the highest share in the production of Copper?

  1. Rajasthan
  2. Tamil Nadu
  3. Jharkhand
  4. Madhya Pradesh

Answer: (d) Madhya Pradesh

Solution: Madhya Pradesh is the largest producer of copper in India followed by Karnataka, Rajasthan and Jharkhand. Major copper ore deposits are located in the Singhbhum district (Jharkhand), Balaghat district (Madhya Pradesh), and Jhunjhunu & Alwar districts (Rajasthan).

3. Lake Sambhar, India’s largest inland salt lake is nearest, to which one of the following cities?

  1. Indore
  2. Jaipur
  3. Bharatpur
  4. Jodhpur.

Answer: (b) Jaipur

Solution: The Sambhar Salt Lake, India’s largest inland salt lake, is located in Sambhar Lake Town, Jaipur district of Rajasthan, India, 80 km southwest of the city of Jaipur and 64 km northeast of Ajmer, Rajasthan.

4. In Manipur, some people live in houses built on floating islands of weeds and decaying vegetation held together by suspended slits. These islands are called:

  1. Tipis
  2. Barkhans
  3. Izba
  4. Phumdi

Answer: (d) Phumdi

Solution: Phumdis, also known as Phumthi or simply Phum, are a series of floating islands, exclusive to the Loktak Lake in Manipur state, in northeastern India. They cover a substantial part of the lake area and are heterogeneous masses of vegetation, soil and organic matter, in different stages of decay.

5. Gandhi Sagar dam is a part, of which one of the following projects?

  1. Chambal Project
  2. Kisi Project
  3. Bhakra Nagal Project
  4. Damodar Valley Project

Answer: (a) Chambal Project

Solution: The Dam is constructed on the Chambal River. The Gandhi Sagar Dam is one of the four major dams built on India’s Chambal River. The dam is located in the Mandsaur, district of the state of Madhya Pradesh.