If it is 10.00 am. I.S.T., then what would be the local time at Shillong on 92° E longitude? (a)9.38 a.m. (b)10.38 a.m. (c)10.22 a.m. (d)9.22 a.m. Ans. (b)
Consider the following statements: 1.Longitude of Jabalpur's location is between those of Indore and Bhopal. 2.Latitude of Aurangabad's location is between those of Vadodara and Pune. 3.Bangalore is situated more southward than Chennai Which of these statements is/are correct? (a)1 and 3 (b)Only 2 (c)2 and 3 (d)1, 2 and 3 Ans. (c)The longitude of Jabalpur's location is to the east of Bhopal, Bangalore is north of Channai.za
Which one among the following states is smallest in area? (a)Andhra Pradesh (b)Gujarat (c)Karnataka (d)Tamil Nadu Ans. (d)The area of Andhra Pradesh is 160,205 sq km, area of Gujarat is 196,024 sq km, the area of Karnataka is 191, 791 sq km and Tamil Nadu is 130, 058 sq km.
Among the following cities, which one is nearest to the Tropic of Cancer?  (a)Delhi (b)Kolkata (c)Jodhpur (d)Nagpur Ans. (b)The Tropic of Cancer located at 23.5° north. Location of Kolkata is 22°33' N. So, Kolkata is nearer to Tropic of Cancer. Delhi is 28.38°N.
Lake Sambhar is nearest to which one of the following cities of Rajasthan ? (a)Bharatpur (b)Jaipur (c)Jodhpur (d)Udaipur Ans.(b)Sambhar is India's largest salt lake which is located 96 km south west of city of Jaipur.
93.Which one of the following statements is not correct? (a) Gulf with narrow fronts and wider rears experience high tides. (b)Tidal currents take place when a gulf is connected with the open sea by a narrow channel. (c)Tidal bore occurs when a tide enters the narrow and shallow estuary of a river. (d)The tidal nature of the mouth of the river Hooghly is of crucial importance to Kolkata as port. Ans. (a)
Consider the following statements : 1.Area-wise, Chhattisgarh is larger than West Bengal. 2.According to the population Census 2001, population of West Bengal is larger than that of Chhattisgarh. Which of the statements given above is/are correct? (a)1 only (b)2 only (c)Both 1 and 2 (d)Neither 1 nor 2 Ans. (c)Area of Chhattisgarh is 1,36,03489 km and Area of West Bengal is 88,572 sq km but the population density in Chhattigarh is 154, whereas the population density in West Bengal is 904.
Which of the following states border Uttar Pradesh? 1.Punjab 2.Rajasthan  3.Chhattisgarh 4.Jharkhand Select the correct answer using the codes given below: (a)1, 2, 3 and 4 (b)2, 3 and 4 (c) 1 and 4(d)1 and 3 Ans..(b)Uttar Pradesh is bounded by Haryana, Delhi, Rajasthan in west; Madhya Pradesh in the south and Bihar in the east. The northern boundary is with Nepal.
Consider the following statements: 1.Sikkim has the minimum area among the 28 Indian States (Delhi and Pondicherry not included). 2.Chandigarh has the highest literacy rate among Pondicherry, National Capital Territory of Delhi and other Union Territories. 3.Maharashtra has the highest population after Uttar Pradesh among the 28 Indian States (Delhi and Pondicherry not included). Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct? (a)1 and 2 (b)2 and 3 (c)1 only (d)3 only Ans. (d)Maharashtra is ranked 2nd after Uttar Pradesh among 28 Indian states. So, option '3' is correct. But option '1' and '2' are incorrect, because Goa is the smallest state based on area (i.e., 3702 sq km), not the Sikkim. Highest literacy rate is of Union territory is Lakshadweep i.e. 86.7%.
135.Which one among the following major Indian cities is most eastward located?  (a)Hyderabad (b)Bhopal (c)Lucknow (d)Bengaluru (Bangalore) Ans. (c)Lucknow is the city most east in the list.
Out of the four southern States: Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu, which shares boundaries with the maximum number of Indian States? (a)Andhra Pradesh only (b)Karnataka only (c)Each of Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka (d)Each of Tamil Nadu and Kerala Ans.(c)Both Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka shares boundaries with maximum number of Indian states.
In India, how many states share the coastline? (a)7 (b)8 (c)9 (d)10 Ans. (c)9 states of India have a coastline. Gujrat, Maharastra, Karnataka, Kerla, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Odisha, West Bengal.
185.The latitudes that pass through Sikkim also pass through : (a)Rajasthan (b)Punjab (c)Himachal Pradesh (d)Jammu and Kashmir Ans. (a)The latitude that passes through Sikkim also pass through Rajasthan.
The approximate representation of land use classification in India is : (a)Net area sown 25%, forests 33%, other areas 42% (b)Net area sown 58%, forests 17%, other areas 25% (c)Net area sown 43%; forests 29%, other areas 28% (d)Net area sown 47%, forests 23%, other areas 30% Ans. (d)The approximate representation of land use is classified as net area sown 46%, forests 23%, other areas 30%.
Which one of the following pairs of islands is separated from each other by the ‘Ten Degree Channel’?[2014 - I] (a)Andaman and Nicobar (b)Nicobar and Sumatra (c)Maldives and Lakshadweep (d)Sumatra and Java Ans. (a)The Ten Degree Channel is a channel that separates the Andaman Islands from the Nicobar Islands in the Bay of Bengal.
In a particular region in India, the local people train the roots of living trees into robust bridges across the streams. As the time passes, these bridges become stronger. These unique 'living root bridges' are found in[2015-I] (a)Meghalaya (b)Himachal Pradesh (c)Jharkhand (d)Tamil Nadu Ans. (a)In the present-day Meghalaya state of northeast India is a form of tree shaping, which creates these suspension bridges, they are handmade from the aerial roots of living banyan fig trees.
Which of the following has/have been accorded 'Geographical Indication' status?[2015-I] 1. Banaras Brocades and Sarees 2.Rajasthani Daal-Bati-Churma 3.Tirupathi Laddu Select the correct answer using the code given below. (a) 1 only (b)2 and 3 only (c)1 only 3 only (d)1, 2 and 3 Ans. (c)Banaras Brocades and Sarees (Logo) has been accorded 'Geographical Indication' status. Rajasthani Daal-Bati-Churma is not in the list of Geographical Indications in Indus - Therefore option 'C' is correct.