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General knowledge for NPSC and others exam|world geography|Indian geography


General knowledge for NPSC and others exam|world geography|Indian geography
General knowledge, solved question and answer, MCQ for any competitive exams, NPSC, UPSC 

World Geography

1.who gave the theory of continental draft? 
-Alfred wegener
2.on which river Hoover Dam is built? 
-Colorado River
3.which is the busiest navigable river in the world? 
-Rhine. 
4.which African countries are not land locked? 
-Sudan. 
5.which is the largest city of Africa? 
-Lagos, Nigeria. 
6.which river carries maximum quantity of water into the sea? 
-Amazon. 
7.which is the biggest fresh water lake in the world? 
-Lake Superior. 
8.which winds are known as Anti-trade winds? 
-Westerlies. 
9.when the wind is deflected due to the rotation of the earth, it is called as.. 
-Geostrohic wind. 
10.which planets has the largest number of satellites? 
-Jupiter. 
11.Which is the most common variety of igneous rock? 
-Granite. 
12.The largest number of lakes in the world is found in which region? 
-Scandinavian. 
13.In which desert the lowest rainfall in the world is recorded? 
- Atacama Desert. 
14.The widest continental shelf is found in which ocean? 
-Arctic Ocean. 
15.which sea has the highest salinity in the world? 
-Dead Sea. 
16.which country is famous for the production of nitrate? 
-Chile. 
17.which line is the boundary between Germany and Poland? 
-Hindenburg. 
18.where is Duncan pass located? 
-South and little Andaman. 
19.which country is the leading producer of natural rubber? 
-Thailand. 
General knowledge for NPSC and others exam|world geography|Indian geography


20.which is the largest continent in the world? 
-Asia. 
21.who was the first person to use the word 'geography'? 
-Eratosthenes. 
22.which is the second largest continent in the world? 
-Africa. 
23.which is the highest mountain in Africa? 
-Mount Kilimanjaro. 
24.which is the oldest state in Australia? 
-New South Wales. 
25.which planet is a dwarf planet? 
-Pluto. 
26.which is the longest continental mountain range in the world? 
- The Andes. 
27.which is the smallest country of the world? 
-Vatican City. 
28.which is the highest peak in the world? 
-Everest. 
29.Mount Kilimanjaro lies in which continent? 
- Africa. 
30.The Island of st.Helena lies in which ocean? 
-Atlantic Ocean. 
31. Which continent has the largest number of countries? 
-Africa. 
32.which is the highest waterfall in the world? 
-Angel (Salto Angel). 
33.Which is the largest island in the world? 
-Greenland. 
34. During the ancient period, the concept of optimum population was given by:
-Confucious. 
35.which is the world's largest mountain range? 
-Himalayas. 
36. Which is the largest country in the world in terms of area? 
-Russia. 
37.which soil is suitable for the cultivation of cotton, wheat, oilseeds and tobacco? 
-Black soil. 
38. In which part of the earth's atmosphere is ozone layer present? 
-Stratosphere. 
39.which is the outermost layer of the Earth's atmosphere? 
-Exosphere. 
40.Which hot and dry winds help in the ripening of grapes in the Alps region? 
-Foehn. 
41.where is the pustaz temperate grassland? 
-Hungary. 
42.which planet looks raddish in the night sky? 
-Mars. 
43.Which rock is transformed into marble? 
-Limestone. 
44.The Karakoram highway connects which pair of countries? 
-China-Pakistan. 
45.In which river the grand Canyon is located? 
-Colorado. 
46.which planet is called the twin of the earth? 
- Venus. 
47.which is the deepest lake in the world? 
-Lake Baikal. 
48.Tropical cyclone strom occurring in Philippines, japan and China seas are known as? 
-Typhoon. 
49.Which is the world's largest salt water lake? 
- Caspian sea. 
50. Which is the largest ocean of the world? 
-Pacific Ocean. 

Indian Geography:

1.which parallel of latitude divides India into almost two equal parts? 
-Tropic of cancer. 
2. In which of the following water bodies are Lakshadweep islands situated? 
-Arabian sea. 
3.Yamuna, chambal, Betwa, sone, Ghagra, Gandak and Gomti are the tributaries of which river? 
-Ganga. 
4.which sanctuary in Assam is famous for one horned Rhino? 
-Kaziranga. 
5.Among the states of India, which one has the oldest rock formation in the country? 
-Karnataka. 
6.which state has the largest area under wasteland? 
-Rajasthan. 
7.which is the highest peak in Andaman and Nicobar islands? 
-Saddle peak. 
8.which river does not form any Delta at its mouth? 
-Tapti. 
9.Where is Uranium corporation of India Limited situated? 
-Jharkhand. 
10.which is the largest lagoon in India? 
-Chilka Lake. 
11. In which Indian state, the pong Dam is situated? 
-Himachal pradesh. 
12. Which is the largest river system of the peninsula India? 
-Godavari. 
13.How many coastal state are there in India? 
-9. 
14.with which country India has the longest border? 
-Bangladesh (4096km) . 
15.In which state of India does the Trishul peak lie? 
-Uttarakhand. 
16.which is the longest sea beach in India? 
-Marina. 
17.Ramsar convention was held in which country? 
-Iran. 
18.which soil occupies the largest area in India? 
-Alluvial soil. 
19.wild Ass sanctuary is situated in which state? 
- Gujarat. 
20.where and in which state is sidrapong Hydel power station located? 
- west Bengal. 
21. On which river the paithan (jayakwadi) Hydro electric project is completed with the help of Japan? 
-Godavari. 
22. What is the name of pass located at the southern end of the Nilgiri hills in South India? 
- Palghat Gap. 
23. On which river the salal project is situated? 
- Chenab. 
24. What is the percentage of earth surface covered by India? 
- 2.4 
25. Which place is reported to be the wettest place on earth? 
- Mawsynram, Meghalaya, India. 
26. Mathura, Digboi and panipat refineries are set up by which company? 
- OIL. 
27. The Radcliffe line is a Boundary between which countries? 
- India-Pakistan . 
28. Name the state having the largest area of forest cover in India? 
- Madhya pradesh. 
29.which year is called a great Divide in the demographic history of India? 
- 1921.
30.where is the only private sector refinery set up by Reliance petroleum Ltd. Located? 
- Jamnagar. 
31.what is the name of the only state in India that produces saffron? 
- jammu and Kashmir. 
32. What are the names of the three important rivers of the Indian subcontinent which have their sources near the maansarovar lake in the Greater Himalayas? 
- Brahmaputra, Indus and sutlej. 
33. From where the oldest rocks in India are reported? 
- Dharwad region, Karnataka. 
34. Which atomic power station in India is built completely indigenously? 
- Kalpakkam. 
35. Which is the oldest oilfield in India? 
- Digboi, Assam. 
36. Which is the oldest range of mountains in India? 
- Aravalis. 
37.The watershed between India and Myanmar is formed by which hills? 
- The Naga Hills. 
38. What is the percentage of India's total population employed in agriculture? 
- 70%.
39. Which area or region is the most earthquake prone area? 
- Ganga -Brahmaputra valley. 
40. Which two states of India, are most richly endowed with iron ore? 
- Bihar and Odisha. 
41.which is the most fertile region of India? 
- The Indo-Gangetic plain. 
42. Tata iron and steel company at jamshedpur was established in which year? 
- 1907.
43. Which is the southernmost point of India? 
- Indira point. 
44.which is the first port that was developed after independence in Gujarat state? 
- Kandla. 
45. What is the name of the smallest state of India? 
- Goa. 
46. Which strait lies between the Tamil Nadu state and the Mannar district of the Northern province of the island nation of Sri Lanka? 
- Palk strait. 
47.On which river, Tehri dam is constructed? 
- Bhagirathi. 
48. Corbett National park is situated in which state? 
- Uttarakhand. 
49. With which river is the Omkareshwar project associated? 
- Narmada. 
50. Which is a global biodiversity hotspot in India? 
- western Ghats. 

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