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IAS Previous Year GEOGRAPHY Questions – Lecture – 13 – STHAAPNA Series

Sthapna - Static MCQs for GS - Subject - Day 13

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Q.The approximate age of the Aravallis range is : [2001]

(a)370 million years

(b)470 million years

(c) 570 million years

(d) 670 million years

Q.In which State is the Guru Shikhar Peak located? [2007]



(c) Madhya Pradesh

(d) Maharashtra

Q.Consider the following: [2004]

  1. Mahadeo Hills
  2. Sahyadri Parvat
  3. Satpura Range

What is the correct sequence of the above from the north to the south ?

(a)1, 2, 3

(b)2, 1, 3

(c) 1, 3, 2

(d) 2, 3, 1

Q.Which one of the following statements is not correct? [2005]

(a) The Western Ghats are relatively higher in their northern region.

(b) The Anai Mudi is the highest peak in the Western Ghats.

(c) Tapi river lies to the south of Satpura

(d) The Narmada and Tapti river valleys are said to be old rift valleys.

Q.Consider the following pairs : [2014 – I]

          Hills                             Region

  1. Cardamom Hills :   Coromandel Coast
  2. Kaimur Hills :           Konkan Coast
  3. Mahadeo Hills :       Central India
  4. Mikir Hills :                North-East India

Which of the above pairs are correctly matched?

(a)1 and 2

(b)2 and 3

(c) 3 and 4  

(d) 2 and 4

Q.Which one of the following is the correct sequence of hills starting from the north and going towards the south? [2005]

(a) Nallamalai Hills–Nilgiri Hills–Javadi Hills–Anamalai Hills

(b) Anamalai Hills–Javadi Hills–Nilgiri Hills–Nallamalai Hills

(c) Nallamalai Hills–Javadi Hills–Nilgiri Hills –Anamalai Hills

(d) Anamalai Hills–Nilgiri Hills–Javadi Hills–Nallamalai Hills

Q.Which of the following hills are found where the Eastern Ghats and the Western Ghats meet? [2008]

(a)Anamalai Hills

(b)Cardamom Hills

(c) Nilgiri Hills

(d) Shevaroy Hills

Q.Where are Shevaroy hills located? [2007]

(a)Andhra Pradesh


(c) Kerala

(d) Tamil Nadu

Q.Consider the map given below: [1997]

The place marked A, B, C and D in the map are respectively:

(a) Rift valley region, Chhattisgarh plain, Rain shadow region and Chhota Nagpur

(b) Chhattisgarh plain, Chhota Nagpur plateau, Rift valley region, and Rain shadow region

(c) Rift valley region, Chhattisgarh plain, Chhota Nagpur plateau and Rain shadow region

(d) Chhattisgarh plain, Rain shadow region, Chhota Nagpur plateau and Rift valley region


Q.Which one of the following is the appropriate reason to considering the Gondwana rocks as most important of rock systems of India? [2010]

(a) More than 90% of limestone reserves of India are found in them

(b) More than 90% of India’s coal reserves are found in them

(c) More than 90% of fertile black cotton soils are spread over them

(d) None of the reasons given above is appropriate in this context


Q.Which one of the following mountain ranges is spread over only one state in India? [1995]



(c) Ajanta

(d) Sahyadri

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