Indian Geography MCQ

Indian Geography MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions) Quiz for State and UPSC Civil Services Examinations. Objective Questions on Indian Geography for competitive examinations.

1. St. George’s Channel is located between which of the following islands?

[A] North Andaman and Middle Andaman
[B] Little Nicobar and Great Nicobar
[C] Car Nicobar and Little Nicobar
[D] Middle Andaman and South Andaman

B [Little Nicobar and Great Nicobar]


St. George’s Channel is located between Little Nicobar and Great Nicobar.

2. Arrange the following states and Union territories of India as per the descending order of the total mangrove cover
  • 1. West Bengal
  • 2. Andaman and Nicobar
  • 3. Gujarat
  • 4. Andhra Pradesh

Choose the correct option from the codes given below :

[A] 1, 2, 3, 4
[B] 1, 3, 2, 4
[C] 2, 1, 3, 4
[D] 3, 2, 1, 4

B [1, 3, 2, 4]


The correct descending order- West Bengal (42.45%), Gujarat (23.66%), Andaman and Nicobar (12.39%), Andhra Pradesh

3. Thane Creek is located in which of the following coastal plain in India?

[A] Utkal Coast
[B] Malabar Coast
[C] Andhra Coast
[D] Konkan Coast

D [Konkan Coast]


Thane Creek is located in the state of Maharashtra which is a part of the Konkan Coast. The city of Mumbai is isolated from the mainland of India by Thane Creek.

4. How many states of India have a coastline?

[A] 6
[B] 8
[C] 9
[D] 11

C [9]


A total number of nine states in India has a coastline. The name of the states are Gujarat, Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Odisha, West Bengal.

5. At which of the following places the Ganga river joins the Yamuna river?

[A] Allahabad
[B] Kanpur
[C] Patna
[D] Hardwar

A [Allahabad]


The Ganga river joins the Yamuna at a distance of 770 kilometers from Hardwar near Allahabad. After that, it follows an eastern direction.

6. Which among the following matches of rivers and their sources are correct?
  • 1. Sabarmati- Aravalli Hills
  • 2. Mahi- Vindhyan Hills
  • 3. Tapi- Satpura Range
  • 4. Luni- Aravalli Hills

Choose the correct option from the codes given below :

[A] 1 & 2
[B] 1, 2 & 3
[C] 2, 3 & 4
[D] 1, 2, 3 & 4

D [1, 2, 3 & 4]


The correct pairs are Sabarmati- Aravalli Hills. Mahi- Vindhyan Hills. Tapi- Satpura Range. Luni- Aravalli Hills.

7. Purna River is the tributary of which of the following river?

[A] Krishna
[B] Godavari
[C] Kaveri
[D] Mahanadi

B [Godavari]


Purna River is the left bank tributary of the Godavari river. It is originated from the Ajanta Range. It is located in the rain shadow region of Maharashtra.

8. Arrange the following from east to west
  • 1. Bhimtal
  • 2. Chandratal
  • 3. Sattal
  • 4. Nainital

Choose the correct option from the codes given below :

[A] 1, 3, 4, 2
[B] 1, 2, 3, 4
[C] 2, 1, 3, 4
[D] 3, 1, 4, 2

A [1, 3, 4, 2]


The correct order is- Bhimtal (Uttarakhand), Sattal (Uttarakhand), Nainital (Uttarakhand), Chandratal (Himachal Pradesh).

9. Which among the following statements are correct?
  • 1. National parks are a special category of protected areas of land and sea coasts where people are an integral part of the system
  • 2. Sanctuaries are concerned with the conservation of particular species
  • 3. Biosphere reserves are connected with the habitat of a particular wild animal

Choose the correct option from the codes given below :

[A] 2 only
[B] 1 & 2
[C] 1 & 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3

A [2 only]


A national park is used for conservation purposes.  The biosphere is termed as the global ecological system integrating all living beings and their relationships, including their interaction with the elements of the lithosphere, geosphere, hydrosphere, and atmosphere.

10. Kanha National Park belongs to which of the following bio-geographical areas?

[A] Tropical Humid Forests
[B] Tropical Moist Forests
[C] Tropical Dry Forests
[D] Tropical Sub-humid Forests

C [Tropical Dry Forests]


Kanha National Park is located in Madhya Pradesh. It belongs to the tropical dry deciduous forest.

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