Indian Geography

21

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

A. Gandhi Sagar
B. Hirakud
C. Tungabhadra

22

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%

23

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

24

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

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

25

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

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