Friday, May 13, 2016

Indian States - Questions and Answers (Chapter-2)

Indian States - Questions and Answers

16. Chitharal Hills are in the state of:
(a) Kerala                                                               (b) Tamil Nadu
(c) Karnataka                                                         (d) Goa
Answer: (b)

17. Which one of the following is not a venue of ‘Kumbhamela’?
(a) Nasic                                                                 (b) Ujjain
(c) Haridwar                                                         (d) Varanasi
Answer: (d-Allahabad is the other one)

18. The first memorial of a sati, found at Eran, is dated 510 B.C. Eran is in:
(a) Madhya Pradesh                                          (b) Uttar Pradesh
(c) Maharashtra                                                 (d) Bihar
Answer: (a)

19. Pochampad in Andhra Pradesh is related to:
(a) Beginning of Panchayat Raj system
(b) Launching of Bhoodan Movement
(c) Conducting nuclear experiment
(d) Chipko Movement
Answer: (b)

20. India Gate is situated in:
(a) Mumbai                                                      (b) Delhi
(c) Hyderabad                                                 (d) Chennai
Answer: (b)

21. Scotland of the East:
(a) Shimla                                                         (b) Shillong
(c) Dharamsala                                               (d) Dispur
Answer: (b)

22. Yakshagana is the dance form of:
(a) Tamil Nadu                                                    (b) Karnataka
(c) Andhra Pradesh                                           (d) Kerala
Answer: (b)

23. Which state is known as the ‘Kohinoor of India’?
(a) Manipur                                                 (b) Madhya Pradesh
(c) Karnataka                                                 (d) Andhra Pradesh
Answer: (d)

24.The first state in India to conduct elections to Panchayat Raj Institutions
after the 73 rd amendment of the Constitution was brought into effect:
(a) Rajastan                                                           (b) Andhra Pradesh
(c) Madhya Pradesh                                           (d) Kerala
Answer: (c)

25.What percentage of the world area is occupied by India:
(a) 7.2                                                                         (b) 6.8
(c) 4.2                                                                         (d) 2.4

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