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IAS Previous Year GEOGRAPHY Questions – Lecture – 24 – STHAAPNA Series

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Which of the following are among the million-plus cities in India on the basis of data of the Census, 2001? [2008]

  1. Ludhiana
  2. Kochi
  3. Surat
  4. Nagpur

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

(a) 1, 2 and 3 only

(b) 2, 3 and 4 only

(c) 1 and 4 only

(d) 1, 2, 3 and 4


Consider the following statements: [2006]

  1. Sikkim has the minimum area among the 28 Indian States (Delhi and Pondicherry not included).
  2. Chandigarh has the highest literacy rate among Pondicherry, National Capital Territory of Delhi and other Union Territories.
  3. Maharashtra has the highest population after Uttar Pradesh among the 28 Indian States (Delhi and Pondicherry not included).

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 and 2

(b) 2 and 3

(c) 1 only

(d) 3 only


Which one of the following pairs of states and tribes is not correctly matched? [1999]

(a) Assam : Miri

(b) Nagaland : Konyak

(c) Arunachal : Apatani

(d) Madhya Pradesh : Lambada


The tribal population in Andaman and Nicobar islands belongs to the: [1997]

(a) Australoid race

(b) Caucasoid race

(c) Mongoloid race

(d) Negroid race


In which one of the following Union Territories, do people of the Onge tribe live? [2004]

(a) Andaman and Nicobar Islands

(b) Dadra and Nagar Haveli

(c) Daman and Diu

(d) Lakshadweep


Which one of the following pairs of primitive tribes and places of their inhabitation is NOT correctly matched?

(a) Buksa : Pauri-Garhwal

(b) Kol : Jabalpur

(c) Munda : Chhota Nagpur

(d) Korba : Kodagu


With reference to ‘Changpa’ community of India, consider the following statements : [2014]

  1. They live mainly in the State of Uttarakhand.
  2. They rear the Pashmina goats that yield a fine wool.
  3. They are kept in the category of Scheduled Tribes.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3


“You might see a few curious Danes around, but that is because–used to be Danish outpost. This quaint town with its fort and a beautiful church, the New Jerusalem, empty streets and deserted beach front is a quaint gem.” The place referred to in this quotation lies on the: [1996]

(a) Tamil Nadu coast

(b) Kerala coast

(c) Karnataka coast

(d) Goa coast


In a particular region in India, the local people train the roots of living trees into robust bridges across the streams. As the time passes, these bridges become stronger. These unique ‘living root bridges’ are found in [2015-I]

(a) Meghalaya

(b) Himachal Pradesh

(c) Jharkhand

(d) Tamil Nadu

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