Indian Geography


Which of the following dams has generations of power more than irrigation as its main purpose?

A. Gandhi Sagar
B. Hirakud
C. Tungabhadra


The proportion of forest to the total national geographical area of India as envisaged by National Forest Policy is

A. 30.3%
B. 33.3%
C. 38.3%
D. 42.3%


Which of the following areas or regions is most prone to earthquakes?

A. Ganga-Brahmaputra valley
B. Deccan plateau
C. Plains of northern India
D. Western ghats


Which of the following important rivers of India does not originate from the Western Ghats?

A. Cauvery
B. Godavari
C. Krishna
D. Mahanadi


The percentage of India's total population employed in agriculture is nearly

A. 40%
B. 50%
C. 60%
D. 70%