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IAS Previous Year GEOGRAPHY Questions – Lecture – 26 – STHAAPNA Series

Consider the following statements: [2004]

Among the Indian States :

  1. Andhra Pradesh has the longest coastline
  2. Gujarat has the highest number of airports

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2


In India, the ports are categorized as major and non major ports. Which one of the following is a non-major port? [2009]

(a) Kochi (Cochin)

(b) Dahej

(c) Paradip

(d) New Mangalore


What is the correct sequence of the following Indian states in descending order of their length of surface roads per 100 km2 of their areas? [1998]

  1. Haryana
  2. Maharashtra
  3. Punjab
  4. Tamil Nadu

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:


(a) 4, 3, 2, 1

(b) 4, 3,1, 2

(c) 3, 4, 1, 2

(d) 3, 4, 2, 1


With reference to Indian transport systems, consider the following statements: [2002]

  1. Indian railway system is the largest in the world
  2. National Highways cater to 45 percent of the total transport demand
  3. Among the states, Kerala has the highest density of surface road
  4. National Highway No. 7 is the longest in the country

Which of these statements are correct?

(a) 1 and 2

(b) 1 and 3

(c) 2 and 3

(d) 2 and 4


Which one of the following areas of India produces largest amount of cotton? [1996]

(a) North-west India and Gangetic West Bengal

(b) North-west and western India

(c) Western and southern India

(d) Plains of northern India


Where are Tapovan and Vishnugarh hydroelectric project located? [2008]

(a) Madhya Pradesh

(b) Uttar Pradesh

(c) Uttarakhand

(d) Rajasthan


Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists. [2005]

   (Atomic Power Plants)           State

  1. Jaitapur 1. Andhra Pradesh
  2. Kovvada 2. Gujarat
  3. Kakrapar 3. Maharashtra
  4. Kaiga 4. Rajasthan
  5. 5. Karnataka

Codes :

(a) A-2; B-1; C-4; D-5

(b) A-3; B-5; C-2; D-1

(c) A-2; B-5; C-4; D-1

(d) A-3; B-1; C-2; D-5


Between India and East Asia, the navigation-time and distance can be greatly reduced by which of the following ? [2011 – I]

  1. Deepening the Malacca straits between Malaysia and Indonesia.
  2. Opening a new canal across the Kra Isthmus between the Gulf of Siam and Andaman Sea.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct ?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2


Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists: [1998]

List-I (Places)        List-II (Industries)

  1. Jamnagar 1. Aluminium
  2. Hospet 2. Woollen textile
  3. Korba 3. Fertilizers
  4. Haldia 4. Cement
  5. 5. Iron and steel


(a) A-4; B-3; C- 1; D-2

(b) A-2; B-5; C- 1; D-3

(c) A-4; B-5; C- 2; D-1

(d) A-2; B-1; C- 4; D-3


Consider the following towns of India: [2014 – I]

  1. Bhadrachalam
  2. Chanderi
  3. Kancheepuram
  4. Karnal

Which of the above are famous for the production of traditional sarees/ fabric?

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 1, 2 and 3

(d) 1,3 and 4

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