Indian Geography

71

Which of the following factors are responsible for the rapid growth of sugar production in south India as compared to north India?

  1. Higher per acre field of sugarcane
  2. Higher sucrose content of sugarcane
  3. Lower labour cost
  4. Longer crushing period

A. I and II
B. I, II and III
C. I, III and IV
D. I, II and IV

72

The pass located at the southern end of the Nilgiri Hills in south India is called

A. the Palghat gap
B. the Bhorghat pass
C. the Thalgat pass
D. the Bolan pass

73

The southernmost point of peninsular India, that is, Kanyakumari, is

A. north of Tropic of Cancer
B. south of the Equator
C. south of the Capricorn
D. north of the Equator

74

The percentage of irrigated land in India is about

A. 45
B. 65
C. 35
D. 25

75

The Paithan (Jayakwadi) Hydro-electric project, completed with the help of Japan, is on the river

A. Ganga
B. Cauvery
C. Narmada
D. Godavari