Indian Geography GK Questions and Answers


Overview:


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


1. Which river flows through a rift valley?

  1. Narmada
  2. Krishna
  3. Ganga
  4. Godavari


Answer: (a) Narmada

Solution: Narmada is the river in India that flows in a rift valley, flowing west between the Satpura and Vindhya ranges.


2. Which foreign country is closest to the Andaman Islands?

  1. Indonesia
  2. Sri Lanka
  3. Myanmar
  4. Maldives


Answer: (c) Myanmar

Solution: The Andaman and Nicobar Islands are one of the seven union territories of India. Myanmar is the nearest country to the Andaman and Nicobar Islands.


3. In which Indian state the Nallamala hills are situated?

  1. Telangana
  2. Maharashtra
  3. Himachal Pradesh
  4. Uttarakhand


Answer: (a) Telangana

Solution: The Nallamala hills are a section of the Eastern Ghats which forms the eastern boundary of the Rayalaseema region of the state of Andhra Pradesh, and Nagarkurnool district of the state of Telangana, in India.


4. What is the length of the Indian coastline in kilometres?

  1. 6,515.5 km
  2. 7,516.6 km
  3. 7,212.2 km
  4. 8,311.3 km


Answer: (b) 7,516.6 km

Solution: The total length of the coastline of the mainland, Lakshadweep Islands and Andaman & Nicobar Islands is, 7,516.6 km. India is surrounded by the Bay of Bengal in the East, the Arabian Sea in the West, and the Indian Ocean to the South.


5. Which Indian state has the longest coastline?

  1. Maharashtra
  2. Gujarat
  3. Kerala
  4. Andhra Pradesh


Answer: (b) Gujarat

Solution: The Indian state of Gujarat has the longest coastline. The length of the Gujarat coastline is 1600 km.