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 MCQs.
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 of the following state has the longest coastline?

  1. Gujarat
  2. Tamil Nadu
  3. Andhra Pradesh
  4. Kerala

Answer: (a) Gujarat

Solution: Among the states, Gujarat has the longest coastline and among the UTs, Andaman and Nicobar Islands have the longest coastline. Gujarat has a 1600km long coastline, followed by Andhra Pradesh 973.7km, Tamil Nadu 906.9km and Kerala 589.7km.

2. Nanda Devi peak is a part of

  1. Sikkim Himalayas
  2. Kumaon Himalayas
  3. Nepal Himalayas
  4. Assam Himalayas

Answer: (b) Kumaon Himalayas

Solution: Nanda Devi peak forms a part of the Kumaon Himalayas. The Kumaon Mountains are part of the northern Himalayas which is situated 320 km away from the Sutlej River and is in the east of Kali River.

3. Which of the following states has the maximum number of National Parks?

  1. Rajasthan
  2. Arunachal Pradesh
  3. Assam
  4. Madhya Pradesh

Answer: (d) Madhya Pradesh

Solution: Madhya Pradesh and Andaman & Nicobar Islands have the maximum number of National Parks (9 each).

4. Which one of the following rivers originates from Amarkantak?

  1. Damodar
  2. Mahanadi
  3. Narmada
  4. Tapi

Answer: (c) Narmada

Solution: Amarkantak is a pilgrim town and a Nagar Panchayat in Anuppur, Madhya Pradesh, India. The Amarkantak region is a unique natural heritage area and is the meeting point of the Vindhya and the Satpura Ranges, with the Maikal Hills being the fulcrum. This is where the Narmada River, the Son River and Johila River emerge.

5. Which of the following ports is a non-major port?

  1. Kochi
  2. Dahej
  3. Paradip
  4. New Mangalore

Answer: (b) Dahej

Solution: Dahej is a non-major cargo port situated on the South-west coast of Gujarat, India in the Bharuch district. The other three ports are major ports.