Geography Previous Year Exam Questions PDF
Geography Previous Year Exam Questions PDF

Geography Previous Year Exam Questions PDF

Last updated on December 21, 2023

Geography Previous Year Exam Questions PDF

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Geography Previous Year Exam Questions PDF

Which four states contribute to more than half of India’s rice production?
A. Maharashtra, Gujarat, Punjab, West Bengal
B. West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Andhra Pradesh
C. Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Haryana, Bihar
D. Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Odisha
Answer: B. West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Andhra Pradesh

In India, rice is cultivated in areas where the annual rainfall is more than:
A. 50 cm
B. 75 cm
C. 100 cm
D. 125 cm
Answer: C. 100 cm

Which state has the largest area under hybrid paddy cultivation?
A. Punjab
B. Haryana
C. Uttar Pradesh
D. Tamil Nadu
Answer: C. Uttar Pradesh

Which crops are mainly grown in irrigated areas in Zayed?
A. Wheat and Barley
B. Moong and Urad
C. Jowar and Bajra
D. Cotton and Sugarcane
Answer: B. Moong and Urad

Where is the largest cotton growing area in India?
A. Eastern India
B. Southern India
C. North-Eastern India
D. North-Western and Western India
Answer: D. North-Western and Western India

Which state is India’s largest cotton growing state?
A. Maharashtra
B. Gujarat
C. Punjab
D. Uttar Pradesh
Answer: B. Gujarat

Which district in Madhya Pradesh is known as the ‘white gold’ area due to cotton cultivation?
A. Indore
B. Ujjain-Shajapur
C. Bhopal
D. Jabalpur
Answer: B. Ujjain-Shajapur

In Maharashtra, which crop is known as ‘White Gold’?
A. Wheat
B. Cotton
C. Sugarcane
D. Rice
Answer: B. Cotton

India is the first country in the world to develop a hybrid variety of which crop, resulting in increased production?
A. Wheat
B. Rice
C. Cotton
D. Sugarcane
Answer: C. Cotton

From where are cotton fibers obtained?
A. Leaves
B. Flowers
C. Seeds
D. Stems
Answer: C. Seeds

In the black soil region of Maharashtra, why is cotton facing competition from the sugarcane crop?
A. Due to better market demand for sugarcane
B. Due to the proliferation of irrigation facilities
C. Due to lower production costs for sugarcane
D. Due to government subsidies for sugarcane cultivation
Answer: B. Due to the proliferation of irrigation facilities

Which state in India has the highest land under sugarcane cultivation?
A. Maharashtra
B. Karnataka
C. Uttar Pradesh
D. Punjab
Answer: C. Uttar Pradesh

Among India’s crops, which has the highest percentage of irrigated area of its net gross agricultural area?
A. Rice
B. Wheat
C. Cotton
D. Sugarcane
Answer: D. Sugarcane

Arrange the three sugarcane-growing states in India in decreasing order:
A. Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka
B. Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Karnataka
C. Karnataka, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh
D. Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka, Maharashtra
Answer: B. Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Karnataka

Which state is the highest sugarcane-growing state in India?
A. Maharashtra
B. Karnataka
C. Uttar Pradesh
D. Punjab
Answer: C. Uttar Pradesh

What is molasses in the sugar production process?
A. Main product
B. Byproduct
C. Raw material
D. Waste material
Answer: B. Byproduct

How is molasses used in sugar factories?
A. Sold in the market as a separate product
B. Discarded as waste
C. Used as fuel in boilers to make bagasse steam
D. Processed into alcohol
Answer: C. Used as fuel in boilers to make bagasse steam

What is the importance of ‘sustainable sugarcane agglomeration’ in sugarcane production?
A. Higher seed costs than traditional methods
B. Greater scope for internationalization
C. Lower production costs than traditional methods
D. Faster ripening of sugarcane
Answer: B. Greater scope for internationalization

What happens to the sugar content in sugarcane if frost falls during the ripening period?
A. Increases
B. Remains unchanged
C. Decreases
D. Turns into molasses
Answer: C. Decreases

Which statement regarding the sugar industry is correct?
A. India’s share of sugar production in the world is less than 15 percent
B. Sugar industry is the largest agro-based industry in India
C. India is the second-largest consumer of sugar in the world
D. India’s share of sugar production in the world is more than 15 percent
Answer: D. India’s share of sugar production in the world is more than 15 percent

Which state is a major sugar-producing center known as ‘Shakkar Nagar’?
A. Maharashtra
B. Gujarat
C. Andhra Pradesh
D. Uttar Pradesh
Answer: C. Andhra Pradesh

Which state is called the ‘Sugar Bowl’ of India?
A. Maharashtra
B. Gujarat
C. Uttar Pradesh
D. Punjab
Answer: C. Uttar Pradesh

When was the first sugar mill established in India?
A. 1903
B. 1803
C. 1703
D. 1603
Answer: A. 1903

Where was the first sugar mill established in India?
A. Coimbatore
B. Pratappur (Deoria)
C. Madhya Pradesh
D. Gujarat
Answer: B. Pratappur (Deoria)

What is the reason for the spatial shift of the sugar industry from northern India to southern India?
A. Higher production of sugarcane per acre
B. Higher sugarcane sugar
C. Longer crushing season
D. All of the above
Answer: D. All of the above

Where is sugarcane breeding being done?
A. Coimbatore
B. Pratappur (Deoria)
C. Madhya Pradesh
D. Gujarat
Answer: A. Coimbatore

Where is sugarcane seed produced?
A. Pratappur (Deoria)
B. Coimbatore
C. Madhya Pradesh
D. Gujarat
Answer: B. Coimbatore

How long does the Adasali crop of sugarcane take to ripen?
A. 6 months
B. 12 months
C. 18 months
D. 24 months
Answer: C. 18 months

Which of the following is not an oilseed crop?
A. Sunflower
B. Sesame
C. Linseed
D. Wheat
Answer: D. Wheat

Which crop is most suitable for dry land?
A. Wheat
B. Rice
C. Groundnut
D. Sugarcane
Answer: C. Groundnut

In which crop is pegging a beneficial process?
A. Wheat
B. Rice
C. Groundnut
D. Sugarcane
Answer: C. Groundnut

Which state is the leading producer of soybean in India?
A. Madhya Pradesh
B. Gujarat
C. Punjab
D. Rajasthan
Answer: A. Madhya Pradesh

Where is the largest area of soybean cultivation in India?
A. Madhya Pradesh
B. Gujarat
C. Punjab
D. Rajasthan
Answer: A. Madhya Pradesh

Which state is the largest producer of groundnut in India?
A. Madhya Pradesh
B. Gujarat
C. Punjab
D. Rajasthan
Answer: B. Gujarat

Which state in India has less production under groundnut but very high per hectare production?
A. Madhya Pradesh
B. Gujarat
C. Punjab
D. Rajasthan
Answer: C. Punjab

Which state is a major producer of mustard in India?
A. Madhya Pradesh
B. Gujarat
C. Punjab
D. Rajasthan
Answer: D. Rajasthan

What is the main oilseed crop produced in India?
A. Soybean
B. Groundnut
C. Mustard
D. Sesame
Answer: A. Soybean, B. Groundnut, C. Mustard, D. Sesame

Which of the following is not a mustard species?
A. Varuna
B. Pusa bold
C. Pitambari
D. Kaushal
Answer: D. Kaushal

For which crop is more amount of Gypsum required?
A. Soybean
B. Groundnut
C. Mustard
D. Wheat
Answer: B. Groundnut

Kaushal is an improved species of which crop?
A. Soybean
B. Groundnut
C. Mustard
D. Sesame
Answer: B. Groundnut

Kaushal is an improved species of which crop?
A. Soybean
B. Groundnut
C. Mustard
D. Sesame
Answer: B. Groundnut

What is the main producer and consumer of pulses crops?
A. China
B. India
C. United States
D. Brazil
Answer: B. India

Which Indian state is the largest producer of pulses?
A. Maharashtra
B. Madhya Pradesh
C. Uttar Pradesh
D. Rajasthan
Answer: B. Madhya Pradesh

What is the ability of pulses crops related to nitrogen?
A. Nitrogen fixation
B. Nitrogen synthesis
C. Nitrogen absorption
D. Nitrogen release
Answer: A. Nitrogen fixation

What essential element is crucial for the production of pulses crops?
A. Iron
B. Cobalt
C. Zinc
D. Copper
Answer: B. Cobalt

Which pulses stabilize atmospheric nitrogen?
A. Chickpea (gram)
B. Lentil (moong)
C. Pea
D. All of the above
Answer: D. All of the above

What is the balanced ratio (NPK) for pulses crops?
A. 1:1:1
B. 1:2:2
C. 2:1:2
D. 2:2:1
Answer: B. 1:2:2

Where is the birthplace of Arhar (Pigeon Pea)?
A. Brazil
B. India
C. China
D. United States
Answer: B. India

Which species of pulses is known as “Malaviya Miracle”?
A. Chickpea (gram)
B. Lentil (moong)
C. Pigeon Pea (Arhar)
D. Pea
Answer: C. Pigeon Pea (Arhar)

What is the famous species known as “Bahar”?
A. Chickpea (gram)
B. Pigeon Pea (Arhar)
C. Lentil (moong)
D. Pea
Answer: B. Pigeon Pea (Arhar)

Which state is the largest producer of silk in India?
A. Assam
B. Karnataka
C. West Bengal
D. Tamil Nadu
Answer: B. Karnataka

From which states does India receive more than 60 percent of its raw silk?
A. Assam and West Bengal
B. Karnataka and Tamil Nadu
C. Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka
D. Gujarat and Maharashtra
Answer: C. Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka

Which type of silk is associated with Karnataka?
A. Mulberry silk
B. Tussar silk
C. Eri silk
D. Coral silk
Answer: A. Mulberry silk

Where is Coral silk, a variety occurring only in India, produced?
A. Assam
B. Karnataka
C. Tamil Nadu
D. West Bengal
Answer: A. Assam

Which state is the leading producer of Tussar silk in India?
A. Assam
B. Karnataka
C. Jharkhand
D. Tamil Nadu
Answer: C. Jharkhand

When was the National Horticultural Board established?
A. 1974
B. 1984
C. 1994
D. 2004
Answer: B. 1984

In which state is most coffee produced in India?
A. Karnataka
B. Tamil Nadu
C. Kerala
D. Andhra Pradesh
Answer: A. Karnataka

What percentage of India’s coffee is produced in Karnataka?
A. 50%
B. 60%
C. 70%
D. 72.3%
Answer: D. 72.3%

Which cash crop in India fetches maximum foreign exchange?
A. Cotton
B. Tea
C. Coffee
D. Rubber
Answer: B. Tea

Which is the largest tea-growing state in India?
A. Assam
B. West Bengal
C. Kerala
D. Karnataka
Answer: A. Assam

According to 2015 data, which country ranks first in tea production and consumption?
A. India
B. China
C. Sri Lanka
D. Japan
Answer: B. China

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