UPSC CSE PRELIMS 2020 STUDY PLAN – DAY 8

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QUIZ QUESTIONS 

1.  Aamby Valley City is located in
  • a. Guwahati
  • b. Pune
  • c. Silchar
  • d. Surat

 

2. Which of the following are correctly matched?Tiger Reserve  :  State

  1. Orang tiger reserve                    :            Arunachal Pradesh
  2. Kamlang Tiger Reserve             :           Assam
  3. Mudumallai tiger reserve         :           Kerala
  4. Bandhavgarh tiger reserve       :          Karnataka

Select the correct answer using the code given below

  • a. 1 and 4 only
  • b. 1,2 and 3 only
  • c. 4 only
  • d. 1,2,4 only

 

3. Consider the following:

  1. Nathu La pass
  2. Jelep La pass
  3. Siliguri corridor

Which of the above are located in/near Chumbi valley?

  • a. 1 only
  • b. 3 only
  • c. 1 and 3 only
  • d. All of the above

 

4. National Green Tribunal has recently put an interim stay on Kaleshwaram lift irrigation project due to lack of environmental clearances. Which of the following states are implementing this project?
  • a. Karnataka
  • b. Telangana
  • c. Tamil Nadu
  • d. Kerala

 

5. How many India States share the border with Myanmar?
  • a. 2
  • b. 3
  • c. 4
  • d. 5

 

6. Consider the following statements regarding Narmada River

  1. The source of the Narmada is a small reservoir, known as the Narmada Kund , located at Amarkantak , in Gujarat
  2. Kanha National Park is located in the upper reaches of Narmada
  3. Hallon and Banjar are the tributaries of Naramada River

Which of the given statement/s is/are correct?

  • a. 1 and 3
  • b. 2 and 3
  • c. 2 Only
  • d. 1, 2 and 3

 

7. National Waterway-2 is on the river?
  • a. Brahmaputra
  • b. Krishna
  • c. Barak
  • d. Godavari

 

8. Which of the following statement is incorrect?
  • a. Andhra Pradesh is the leading fish producer of India.
  • b. In India, production marine fishing is higher than inland fishing.
  • c. Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh is known as the shrimp capital of India.
  • d. Apatani tribe of Arunachal Pradesh practice fishing in their paddy fields.

 

9. In how many zones has the Indian Railways system been divided?
  • a. 12
  • b. 14
  • c. 16
  • d. 18

 

10. India is third most densely populated country after Bangladesh and Japan. 

  1. Delhi is the only administrative unit of India with more than 1000 people per square kilometer.
  2. Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal and Kerala are the states with maximum density of population.
  3. Assam is the only North Eastern State with density of population more than National average.

Consider the statements about population distribution in India and choose the correct ones:

  • a. 1 and 2 only
  • b. 1 and 3 only
  • c. 2 and 3 only
  • d. All the above

 

11. Consider the following statements about Rivers of India. 

  1. Himalayan rivers tends to form oxbow lakes in their upper course.
  2. The area drained by a single river and its tributaries is called a river system.
  3. Gorges are seen in the upper course of the Himalayan Rivers.

Which of them is/are not correct?

  • a. 1 and 2 only
  • b. 2 only
  • c. 2 and 3 only
  • d. 1 and 3 only

 

12. The Northern Plains has been formed by the interplay of the three major Himalayan Rivers. Consider the statements about the Himalayan River system?

  1. The rivers coming from Northern mountains are involved in depositional work.
  2. In the lower course, due to steep slope, the velocity of the river increases which results in the  formation of riverine Islands.
  1. The river in their lower course split into numerous channels due to deposition of silt, which are  known as tributaries.

Select the correct statements from the code given below:

  • a. 1 only
  • b. 2 and 3 only
  • c. 3 only
  • d. All the above

 

13. The Indian desert lies towards the western margins of the Aravali Hills. It is an undulating sandy plain covered with sand dunes. 

  1. Streams appear during the rainy season and soon after they disappear into the sand
  2. Chambal is the only large river in this region
  3. Longitudinal dunes cover large areas in this region

Consider the incorrect statements about Indian deserts?

  • a. 1 and 2 only
  • b. 2 and 3 only
  • c. 1 and 3 only
  • d. All the above

 

14. The Ganga is a Trans Boundary river of India and Bangladesh and rises in the Western Himalayas in Uttarakhand. 

  1. The head waters of the Ganga called the Alaknanda is fed by the Gangotri Glacier and joined by the Bhagirathi at Rudraprayag
  2. Yamuna, Ghagra, Gandak and Kosi are the left bank tributaries of the Ganga river
  3. The delta formed by Ganga and Brahmaputra is known as Sunderbans Delta.

Consider the wrong statements about Ganga river system?

  • a. 1 only
  • b. 1 and 2 only
  • c. 3 only
  • d. 2 only

 

15. A particular state in India has the following characteristics:

  1. It is located on the same latitude which passes through Northern Rajasthan
  2. It has over 75% of its area under Forest Cover
  3. Over 10% of forest cover constitutes Protected area network in this state

Which one among the following states has all the above characteristics?

  • a. Arunachal Pradesh
  • b. Assam
  • c. Himachal Pradesh
  • d. Uttarakhand

 

16. India is regarded as a country with Demographic Dividend. This is due to
  • a. Its high population in the age group below 15 years
  • b. Its high population in the age group of 15-64 years
  • c. Its high population in the age group above 65 years
  • d. Its high population in the age group 15-59 years

 

17. The latitude that pass through Sikkim does not pass through

  1. Punjab
  2. Rajasthan
  3. Uttrakhand
  4. Delhi
  5. Uttar Pradesh
  • a. 1, 3 and 4 only
  • b. 1, 2 and 3 only
  • c. 2, 4 and 5 only
  • d. 1 and 4 only

 

18. The longitudinal valley lying between lesser Himalayas and Shiwaliks are called
  • a. Gorges
  • b. La
  • c. Duns
  • d. I-shaped valley

 

19. Which of the given statements is/are NOT correct?

  1. Nepal Himalayas lies between Satluj and Kali rivers.
  2. Patkai bum, Naga hills, Garo, Khasi and Jaintia comprises Purvanchal hill complex.
  • a. 1 only
  • b. 2 only
  • c. Both 1 and 2
  • d. Neither 1 nor 2

 

20. Which of the statements is/are incorrect?

  1. Western coast is a narrow plain between Arabian Sea and Western Ghats that comprises Konkan, Kannad plain, and Malabar Coast.
  1. DodaBetta (2637mt) is the highest peak of western Ghats.
  2. Mahendragiri (1501 mt) is the highest peak of the Northern Circar.
  • a. 1 and 2 only
  • b. 2 and 3 only
  • c. 1 and 3 only
  • d. None of the above

 

21. Consider the following:

  1. Mahanadi river drainage basin is shared by Maharashtra, Chhatisgarh, Jharkhand and Orissa.
  2. Godavari river drainage basin is largest among peninsular rivers.
  3. There is no west flowing river in Madhya Pradesh

Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct?

  • a. 1 and 2 only
  • b. 1 and 3 only
  • c. 2 and 3 only
  • d. All the above

 

22. Consider the following:

  1. Satpura Range
  2. Vindhya Range
  3. Mahadeo Hills

What is the correct sequence of the above from north to south.

  • a. 1 – 2 – 3
  • b. 2 – 1 – 3
  • c. 1 – 3 – 2
  • d. 2 – 3 – 1

 

23. Consider the following statements in the context of Peninsular Plateau of India.

  1. Part lying to the north of the Narmada river known as the Central Highlands.
  2. The westward extensions of Peninsular Plateau are locally known as Bundelkhand.
  3. The Central Highlands are wider in the East but narrower in the West.

Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct?

  • a. 1 only
  • b. 1 and 2 only
  • c. All the above
  • d. None of the above

 

24. Consider the following statements:-

  1. India lies in the region of North easterly winds which originate from the subtropical low pressure belt of the Northern Hemisphere.
  1. In summer, air moves from high pressure area over the southern Indian Ocean in a south-easterly direction before crossing the equator.
  1. Subtropical westerly Jet Streams blow south of the Himalayas all through the year except in winters.

Which among the above is/are not correct?

  • a. 1 and 2 only
  • b. 1 and 3 only
  • c. 2 and 3 only
  • d. All the above

 

25.Consider the following statements:-

  1. The Indus basin is shared by the states of Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh in India.
  2. The Tapi basin is shared by the states of Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat only.
  3. Amravati, Bhavani and Kabini are the tributaries of river Kaveri.

Which among the above is/are not correct?

  • a. 1 and 2 only
  • b. 2 and 3 only
  • c. 1 only
  • d. 2 only

 

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