Q1. Which is the highest peak of peninsular India?

(A) Dodabeta (B) Anai Mudi (C) Mt Abu (D) Chikalda

#Repeat 2003

  • Anaimudi (the highest point in South India) is located in the Western Ghats range, it rises to 8,842 feet (2,695 metres).
  • Highest peak of Eastern Ghats is Mahendragiri.

  • Highest peak of Nilgiris is Dodabeta.

Q2. Which of the following is the source of the Damodar river?

(A) Panchet hill (B) Joranda falls (C) Rajmahal hill (D) Rajrappa falls

  • In Chotanagpur Plateau.
  • Length – 541 km

Q3. Which one of the following is the longest glacier of India?

(A) Siachen (B) Zemu (C)Kolhai (D) Pindari

  • Located in the eastern Karakoram range in the Himalayas, where the LOC between India and Pakistan ends.  —Wikipedia

Q4. The height of the peak of the world is

(A) 8,848m (B) 8,567m (C) 8,150m (D) 7,990m

  • Highest peak of the world is Mount Everest (8848 mt). — #Link  || As per 2020 data the new official height is 8,848.86m (29,032 ft). — #Link
  • 2nd highest – Godwin Austin or K2 (8611 mt or 28251 feet). — #Link
  • 3rd highest – Kanchenjunga (8586 mt or 28169 feet). — #Link

Q5. What is “swatch of no ground”?

(A) An island (B) A Sub-marine canyon (C) A volcano (D) A hanging valley

  • It is a marine valley or canyon that is situated on the south of the Ganges- Brahmaputra Delta.

Q6. Monazite is found in the coastal sands of

(A) Malabar Coast (B) Ratnagiri Coast (C) Coromandal Coast (D) Chandipur Coast

  • Malabar Coast is situated in Kerala.

Q7. The southernmost point India is

(A) Kanniyakumari (B) Indira Point (C) Dhanushkodi (D) New Moore Island

  • Indira Point is also called Pygmalion Point, a village in Andaman & Nicobar islands.

Q8. The source of the Jaldhaka river is

(A) Bidang lake (B) Chomalhari Peak (C) Zemu Glacier (D) Jelap La

  • Jaldhaka river originated from Bidang Lake, on the border of Sikkim and Bhutan. It ended in Jamuna river in Bangladesh.

Q9. The population of a Megalopolis is at least

(A) 1,00,000 (B) 10,00,000 (C) 50,00,000 (D) 1,00,00,000

  • City – 1,00,000.
  • Metropolis – 10,00,000.

Q10. ‘Canada Dam’ is on the

(A) Damodar (B) Kasai (C)Baitarani (D) Mayurakshi

  • Canada Dam is also called Massanjore Dam, in Jharkhand.

Q11. Which of the following States grows sugarcane as a major crop?

(A) Bihar (B) Rajasthan (C) Uttar Pradesh (D) Punjab

Q12. Which is the first linguistic State of India?

(A) West Bengal (B) Andhra Pradesh (C) Tamil Nadu (D) Punjab

Q13. NH 34 connects

(A) Kolkata with Asansol (B) Kolkata with Jhargram (C) Kolkata with Siliguri (D) Kolkata with Bangaon

  • #Link (Details of National Highways as perMinistry of Road Transport & Highways, as on 31.03.2019)

Q14. On which river-bank Kota is located?

(A) Sone (B) Yamuna (C) Chambal (D) Luni

  • Chambal originates at Janapav, south of Mhow town, on the south slope of the Vindhya Range in Madhya Pradesh.
  • Length – 965 km.
  • It flows through MP & Rajasthan and joins the Yamuna in UP. — #Link

Q15. The National Remote Sensing Agency is located at

(A) Dehradun (B) Kolkata (C) Chennai (D) Hyderabad

  • In Telengana.

Q16. The literacy rate of India in 2001 was

(A) 54.4% (B) 65.4% (C) 70.4% (D) 74.4%

  • Literacy rate was 64.83 % in 2001 and 74.04 % in 2011 showing an increase of 9.21 %. — #Link
  • Literacy rate of West Bengal is 77.08 % as per 2011 census.

Q17. The total population of West Bengal during 2001 was

(A) 80 million (B) 90 million (C) 100 million (D) 110 million

  • As per 2011 – 91,276,115 (91 Million).
  • Population density – 1028 / sqkm. — #Link
  • According to Unique Identification Aadhar India, updated 31, May 2020, by mid of year 2020 the projected population is 99,609,303 and it is the fourth-largest populated state in India. — #Link

Q18. Which State of India records the highest per-capita income?

(A) Punjab (B) Maharashtra (C)Goa (D) Delhi

  • Goa has the highest per capita income, followed by Delhi. Bihar has the lowest per capita income. — #Link

Q19. The coal production of India during 2001-2002 was

(A) 317 million tonnes (B) 300 million tonnes (C) 275 million tonnes (D) 267 million tones

  • The all India Production of coal during 2019-20 was 729.10 MT (Provisional) with a positive growth of 0.05%. — #Link

Q20. India has the largest volume of export trade with

(A) America (B) Britain (C) France (D) Japan

In terms of countries that imported the most Indian shipments by dollar value during 2019 :

  • US > United Arab Emirates > China > Hong Kong > Singapore > UK.  — #Link
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