Indian Geography GK Questions and Answers – Part 8

71. Which of the following is the most important raw material for generation of power in India?
A. Coal
B. Mineral Oil
C. Natural Gas
D. Uranium
Answer:
A. Coal

72. When it is noon IST at Allahabad in India, the time at Greenwich, London, will be
A. midnight ,GMT
B. 1730 hours
C. 0630 hours
D. None of the above
Answer:
C. 0630 hours

73. The pennines (Europe), Appalachians (America) and the Aravallis (India) are examples of
A. old mountains
B. young mountains
C. fold mountains
D. block mountains
Answer:
A. old mountains

74. Which of the following factors are responsible for present crisis in the jute industry in India?
I. The decline in overseas market
II. Inadequately supply of raw jute
III. Stiff competition from synthetic packing materials
Select the correct answer from the codes given below
A. I and II
B. I, II and III
C. I and III
D. II and III
Answer:
A. I and II

75. Which of the following factors are responsible for India’s failure to fully exploit the inland fisheries during the last five decades?
I. Silting and pollution of the inland water bodies
II. Deforestation in the catchment areas of the rivers
III. Lack of marketing facilities
Select the correct answer from the codes given below
A. I, II and III
B. I and II
C. I and III
D. II and III
Answer:
C. I and III

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