Indian Physiogrpahy - MCQs with answers - Part II1. Which is the largest physiographic division of India?
a) The Northern Mountains
b) The Great Plains
c) The Peninsular Plateau
d) The IslandsView Answer / Hide Answer
2. Which river bounds Bundelkhand Uplands in the north?
ANSWER: c) The Peninsular Plateau
It is bounded by the Aravallis in the North-West, Maikal range in the North, Hazaribagh and Rajmahal Hills in the North-East, the Western Ghats in the West and the Eastern Ghats in the East.
d) RamgangaView Answer / Hide Answer
3. Which river borders Meghalaya-Mikir Uplands in the east?
ANSWER: b) Yamuna
Bundelkhand is divided between the states of Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh, with the larger portion lying in the latter.
d) TizuView Answer / Hide Answer
4. Where is Shillong peak situated?
ANSWER: c) Dhansiri
This river receives almost all the western and southern drainages of Nagaland. Its main tributaries are river Dzuza and Diphu.
a) Arunachal Pradesh
d) MeghalayaView Answer / Hide Answer
5. Which basin is also called Chhattisgarh Plain?
ANSWER: d) Meghalaya
Shillong peak is the highest point of Meghalaya.
d) CauveryView Answer / Hide Answer
6. Which one of the following forms the real watershed of the Peninsula?
ANSWER: a) Mahanadi
It is bounded by the Chota Nagpur plateau to the north, the Raigarh hills to the northeast, the Raipur Upland to the southeast, the Bastar plateau to the south, and the Maikala Range to the west.
c) Perumal Peak
d) Western GhatsView Answer / Hide Answer
7. Which is the highest mountain in the Nilgiri Hills?
ANSWER: d) Western Ghats
The area is one of the world's ten "Hottest biodiversity hotspots".
b) Chembra Peak
c) Dolphin's Nose
d) DoddabettaView Answer / Hide Answer
8. The Eastern Ghats form the eastern boundary of which region?
ANSWER: d) Doddabetta
The Eastern Ghats join the Sahyadris in the Nilgiris to form a mountain knot whose is Doddabetta.
a) Bhander Plateau
b) Chota Nagpur Plateau
c) Deccan Plateau
d) Kaas PlateauView Answer / Hide Answer
9. Which one of the following passes through the middle of the country?
ANSWER: c) Deccan Plateau
Deccan Plateau is located between Western Ghats and Eastern Ghats.
a) The Equator
b) The Tropic of Cancer
c) The Tropic of Capricorn
d) Prime MeridianView Answer / Hide Answer
10. Which is the coldest place in India?
ANSWER: b) The Tropic of Cancer
The Tropic of Cancer divides India climatically in the northern and southern parts.
d) LachenView Answer / Hide Answer
ANSWER: a) Drass
Drass is a small town in the state of Jammu and Kashmir which is located on the Kargil-Srinagar Highway or NH-1.