Want to share your experience? Share here



Physical Features of India Previous Years Questions of CDSE Exams


SSBInsights Team
11 Nov 2017
exams

PHYSICAL FEATURES

1996 I

1          Which one of the following is the name given to the main panel of Ganga River joining the Bay of Bengal?

(a) Ganaga       (b) Hoogly       (c) Padma        (d) Jamuna

 

2          Which one of the following States doesn’t lie on the Tropic of Cancer?

            (a) Madhya Pradesh    (b) Mizoram    (c) Tripura       (d) Uttar Pradesh

1997 II

1          The correct sequential order in which one would cross the given rivers while traveling from Bangalore to Delhi is:

            (a) Godavari, Krishna, Kaveri, Yamuna, Chambal                 (b) Kaveri, Chambal, Godavari, Narmada, Yamuna

            (c) Krishna, Godavari, Narmada, Chambal, Yamuna             (d) Narmada, Kaveri, Godavari, Tapi, Yamuna

1998 I

1          The new alluvial soil found in Ganga river banks is called

            (a) Bhangar     (b) Khadar       (c) Sandy soil  (d) Laterite

 

2          Which one of the following rivers is known as ‘Sorrow of Bihar’?

            (a) Damodar    (b) Gandak      (c) Kosi           (d) Son

1999 I

1                    The Eastern and Western ghats join at

(a) Palani Hills             (b) Nilgiri Hills                        (c) Annamalai Hills     (d) Malabar Hills

 

2                    In which one of the following islands of India can one find trace of an active volcano?

(a) Amindivi    (b) Barren        (c) Minicoy      (d) Elephanta

 

3                    Duncan Passage is situated between

(a) Minicoy and Amindivi                  (b) Minicoy and Maldives                   (c) Little Andaman and Car Nicobar

(d) South Andaman and Little Andaman

 

4                    The primary purpose of Farakka Barrage was to

(a) preserve and maintain navigation              (b) supply drinking water                   

(c) meet the chronic power shortage               (d) bring additional areas under irrigation     

 

1999 II

1          Match List I (Rivers) with List II (Towns) and select the correct answer by using the codes given below the lists

                        List I                           List II

            A         Ghanghara                   1          Lucknow

            B         Brahmaputra               2          Hoshangabad

            C         Narmada                     3          Ahmedabad

            D         Sabarmati                    4          Guwahati

                                                            5          Ayodhya

Codes:                        A         B         C         D

            (a)        4          5          1          2

            (b)        5          4          2          3

            (c)        5          4          3          1

            (d)       3          5          2          1

2000 I

1          Consider the following rivers:

I Ganga                       II Brhmaputra III Godavari    IV Krishna

Which of these rivers build a common delta?

(a) I and IV     (b) I and III     (c) I and II      (d) III and IV

2000 II

1          Match List I (Range/Mountain) with List II (State) and select the correct answer by using the codes given below the lists

                        List I                           List II

            A         Pir Panjal                     1          Arunachal Pradesh

            B         Dhauladhar                 2          Uttar Pradesh

            C         Nag Tibba                   3          Jammu and Kashmir

            D         Mishi Hills                   4          Himachal Pradesh

Codes:                        A         B         C         D

            (a)                    4          3          1          2

            (b)                    3          4          2          1

            (c)                    3          4          1          2

            (d)       4          3          2          1

2001 II

1          Assertion A Nature of vegetation over Peninsular India shows variation in east-west direction

            Reason R     There are variations in the relief of the area

            (a)        (b)        (c)        (d)

2002 I

1          The mountain pass Nathula is located in

            (a) Arnachal Pradesh   (b) Himachal Pradesh  (c) Sikkim        (d) Jammu and Kashmir

2002 II

1          The two volcanic islands in the Indian Territory are

            (a) Kavaratti and New Moor  (b) Bitra and Kavaratti                        (c) Pamban and Barren

            (d) Narcondam and Barren

 

2          Assertion A    The Ganga plain is the most densely populated part of India

            Reason R        The Ganga is the most harnessed river of India

                                    (a)        (b)        (c)        (d)

2003 I

1          Among the following rivers, which one is the longest?

            (a) Godavari    (b) Krishna      (c) Narmada    (d) Yamuna

 

2003 II

1          The correct order of the given hills from west to east is:-

(a) Garo-Jaintia-Naga Khasi               (b) Khasi-Naga-Jaintia-Garo  

(c) Khasi-Garo-Jaintia-Naga               (d) Garo-Khasi-Jaintia-Naga

 

2          Which one of the following statements is not correct?

(a)    Deccan plateau slopes towards the west

(b)   Height of the Western Ghats increases from north to south

(c)    Western Ghats are comparatively higher than the Eastern Gahats

(d)         The north western part of the Deccan plateau is made up of lava flows

 

3          Which one among the following is the highest peak?

            (a) Kamet        (b) Kun Lun    (c) Nanga Parvat                     (d) Nanda Devi

 

2004 I

1          The highest peak of the Himalayas in India is in:

(a) Uttar Pradesh                     (b) Kashmir     (c) Sikkim        (d) Himachal Pradesh

2006 II

1          Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched?

                        Mountain Range                     Location in Himalayas

            (a)        Zanskar Range                        Kashmir

            (b)        Dauladhar Range                    Himachal Pradesh

            (c)        Singalila Range                       Arunachal Pradesh

            (d)       Kumaon Range                       Uttarakhand

 

2          Which one of the following rivers originates near Mahabaleshwar?

            (a) Godavari    (b) Krishna      (c) Kaveri        (d) Tapi

 

3          Assertion A The Gangetic plains are among the most bountiful agricultural areas of the world

            Reason R The Gangetic plains contain predominantly regur soil.

            (a)        (b)        (c)        (d)

 

4          In India, which of the following are the southernmost hills?

            (a) Annamalai Hills     (b) Cardamom Hills    (c) Nilgiri Hills            (d) Javadi Hills

 

5          Indravati is a tributary of which of the following rivers?

            (a) Ganga        (b) Godavari                (c) Krishna      (d) Mahanadi

 

6          In which of the following States is the peak Nanga Parbat located?

            (a) Sikkim        (b) Himachal Pradesh              (c) Jammu & Kashmir (d) Uttaranchal

            It is in POK

 

7          Between which ranges does the Kashmir Valley in the Himalayas lie?

(a) Siwalik and Pir Panjal                    (b) Pir Panjal and Dhauladhar             (c) Zanskar and Pir Panjal      

(d) Dhauladhar and Zanskar

2007 I

1          Which one of the following soils is most common in the Northern Plains?

            (a) Laterite      (b) Regur         (c) Alluvial      (d) Red Soil

 

 

2007 II

1                    Which one of the following is correct?

The Palghat gap serves inland communication from

(a) Madurai to Thiruvanantpuram                   (b) Chennai to Kochi  (c) Pune to Mumbai

(d)   Banaluru to Mangalore

 

2                    River Luni originates near Pushkar and drains into which one of the following?

(a) Rann of Kachchh   (b) Arabian Sea                       (c) Gulf of Cambay     (d) Lake Sambhar

 

3                    At which one of the places do the rivers Alakananda and Bhagirathi merge to form Ganga?

(a) Devprayag             (b) Rudraprayag                      (c) Karnaprayag                      (d) Vishnuprayag

 

4                    Which of the following rivers flows between the Vindhya Range and Satpura Range of maountains?

(a) Narmada    (b) Tapti                      (c) Son             (d) Chambal

 

5                    Which one of the following rivers has its source outside the Indian territory?

(a) Jhelum        (b) Beas                       (c) Chenab       (d) Sutlej

2008 I

1          Which of the following peaks is the highest?

            (a) Nanda Devi                       (b) Kanchenjunga                    (c) Godwin Austen     (d) Nanga Parbat

 

2          Which of the following divides India into Northern and Southern parts?

            (a) Equator      (b) Tropic of Cancer    (c) Tropic of Capricorn           (d) Arctic Circle

2008 II

1          Which of the following tributaries of the Ganga system flow northwards?

            (a) Kosi                       (b) Ghangara   (c) Gandak      (d) Son

 

2          The city of Nasik is situated on the bank of which one of the following rivers?

      (a) Krishna      (b) Mandovi    (c) Godavari    (d) Tapi

 

3          Which of the following rivers flows into the Arabian Sea?

      (a) Indravati    (b) Godavari    (c) Kaveri        (d) Narmada

2009 I

1          In which of the following islands of India is an active volcano found?

            (a) Car Nicobar                       (b) Nancowry              (c) Barren                    (d) Maya Bunder       

 

2          Match List I (Pass) with List II (State) and select the correct answer by using the codes given below the lists

                        List I                           List II

            A         Zojila                           1          Sikkim

            B         Bara lacha                   2          Uttarakhand

            C         Jalep la                                    3          Himachal Pradesh

            D         Niti                              4          Jammu and Kashmir

Codes:                        A         B         C         D

            (a)                    4          1          3          2

            (b)                    2          3          1          4

            (c)                    4          3          1          2

            (d)                   2          1          3          4

 

3          Which one of the following is the oldest mountain range in India?

      (a) Himalaya    (b) Aravali       (c) Satpuda      (d) Nilgiri

 

4          Match List I (River) with List II (Tributary) and select the correct answer by using the codes given below the lists

                        List I                           List II

            A         Brahmaputra               1          Musi

            B         Krishna                                    2          Tawi

            C         Narmada                     3          Bhavani

            D         Kaveri                         4          Dikhow

Codes:                        A         B         C         D

            (a)        4          2          1          3

            (b)        4          1          2          3

            (c)        3          2          1          4

            (d)       3          1          2          4

 

 

5          Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched?

                        River                           City

            (a)        Gomti                          Luknow

            (b)        Sarayu                         Ayodhya

            (c)        Alaknanda                   Badrinath

            (d)       Narmada                     Satna

2009II

1          Match List I (River) with List II (Source) and select the correct answer by using the codes given below the lists

                        List I                           List II

            A         Ganga                          1          Amarkantak

            B         Son                              2          Gaumukh

            C         Godavari                     3          Mahabaleshwar

            D         Krishna                                    4          Trimbakeshwar

                                                            5          Manasarovar

Codes:            A         B         C         D

            (a)        1          2          4          5

            (b)        2          1          3          4

            (c)        4          3          1          2

            (d)       2          1          4          3

 

 

2          The channel separating Andaman Islands from Nicobar Islands is known as

            (a)  Coco Channel       (b) 10 degree channel              (c) Duncan Passage     (d) Somboro channel

 

3          The hill range that separates the state of Mnipur from the state of Nagland is known as

            (a) Arakan hills            (b) Patkai hills (c) Barail hills  (d) Manipur hills

2010 I

1          Deltas are common in India for the east flowing river           systems, whereas they are nearly absent on the west coast, because west flowing rivers 

            (a) are few                   (b) have lesser water volume and carry less silt         

(c) originate in dry areas         (d) originate largely in Western Ghats and have a short distance to cover to the sea.

 

2          Which is the correct arrangement of the following rivers from the north to south?

            (a) Godavari, Penner, Kaveri and Periyar                   (b) Penner, Godavari, Periyar and, Kaveri

            (c) Godavari, Kaveri, Penner and Peryar                    (d) Kaveri, Godavari, Periyar and Penner

2010 II

1          Statement I    Most of the east flowing rivers over the Deccan Plateau have deltas at their mouth

            Statement II  These rivers have courses through soft rocks of the Deccan Plateau

            (a)        (b)        (c)        (d)

 

2          Which of the following three rivers of the peninsular India have the Amarkantak region as their source?

            (a) Narmada, Krishna, Godavari         (b) Son, Mahanadi, Narmada  (c) Godavari, Krishna, Cauvery

            (d) Chambal, Betwa, Luni

 

3          What is the characteristic feature of Narmada Valley?

            (a) Volcanic origin      (b) Structural origin     (c) Glatial origin                      (d) Aeolian origin

2011 II

1          Which one of the following rivers does NOT flow into the Bay of Bengal?

            (a) Mahanadi   (b) Cauvery     (c) Tapti           (d) Godavari

 

2          Which one among the following creeks is NOT associated with the state of Gujarat?

            (a) Kori creek  (b) Godai creek                       (c) Kajhar creek                       (d) Sir creek

2012 II

1          Veliconda Hills, which is a part of Eastern Ghats is situated in

            (a) Odisha       (b) Tamil Nadu                        (c) Karnataka              (d) Andhra Pradesh

 

2          Which one among the following rivers originates in Maharashtra and flows through Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh to meet the Bay of Bengal in Andhra coast?

            (a) Mahanadi               (b) Cauvery     (c) Krishna      (d) Godavari

2013 II

1          Which of the following statements about Nathu la Pass are correct?

            1 It links Sikkim with Tibet    2 It was the main artery of the ancient Silk Route    

            3 It was reopened in the year 2006

            Select the answer using the code given below:

            (a)  1, 2 and 3              (b) 1 and 2 only                       (c) 2 and 3 only                       (d) 1 and 3 only

 

2          Which one among the following states does not form part of the Narmada basin?

            (a) Madhya Pradesh    (b) Gujarat       (c) Rajasthan               (d) Maharashtra          

 

3          Which one among the following is the correct sequence of rivers from north to south?

            (a)  Damodar-Brahmani- Mahanadi- Tungbhadra                  (b) Damodar-Mahanadi-Brahmani-Tungabhadra           

            (c) Brahmani-Tungaabhadra-Damodar-Mahanadi                  (d) Damodar-Brahmani-Tungabhadra-Mahanadi

 

4          Amarkanak Plateau in Maikal hills marks the origin of the river:

            (a) Gandhak    (b) Chambal    (c) Narmada    (d) Ghaggar

2014 I

1          Which one of the following dams is constructed across Krishna River?

            (a) Ukai Dam  (b) Krishnaraja Sagar Dam      (c) Srisailam Dam        (d)Mettur Dam

 

2          Veliconda group of low hills is a structural part of

            (a) Nilgiri Hills            (b) Western Ghats       (c) Eastern Ghats                    (d) Cardamom Hills

 

3          Which of the following is/are west flowing river(s) of India?

            1 Mahanadi     2 Krishna         3 Narmada      4 Cauvery

            Select the correct answer using the code given below

            (a) 1, 2 and 4   (b) 2 and 3       (c) 3 only         (d) 1 and 3

2014 II

1          Which one of the following would have occurred if the Himalaya did not exist?

            (a) Monsoon rains would have taken place in winter months

            (b) Coastal India would have experienced Mediterranean climate

            (c) North Indian plains would have been much cooler in winter

            (d) North western part of India would have experienced humid conditions

2015 I

1          Arrange the following tributaries of River Indus from North to South:

            1 Chenab         2 Jhelum          3 Ravi              4 Sutlej

            Select the correct answer using the code given below

            (a) 4-3-2-1       (b) 2-3-1-4       (c) 1-2-3-4       (d) 2-1-3-4

 

2          Consider the following statements with regard to cold waves in winter season in Northern India:

            1 There is lack of maritime influence              2 Northern India is nearer to the Himalayan region

            3 Air mass comes from polar region to northern India

            Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

            (a) 1 only         (b) 2 and 3       (c) 1 and 3       (d) 1 and 2

2016 I

1          Pir Punjal Range in the Himalayas is a part of:

            (a) Shivalik      (b) Trans Himalaya      (c) Central Himalaya   (d) Lesser Himalaya

 

2          Consider the following tributaries of river Brahmaputra:

            1 Lohit                        2 Tista             3 Subansiri      4 Sankosh

            Arrange the above rivers from west to east:

            (a) 2-4-3-1       (b) 2-3-4-1       (c) 4-2-3-1       (d) 3-1-2-4

 

3          Arrange the following popular hill stations of India in terms of their height (from highest to the lowest) from the       mean sea level:

            1 Mussoorie     2 Shimla          3 Ooty             4 Darjeeling

            Select the correct answer using the code given below:

            (a) 3-2-4-1       (b) 3-1-4-2       (c) 2-3-4-1       (d) 2-4-1-3

           

Discuss Below                                                                                                  

 

 

" data-numposts="5">

SSB Interview: The Complete Guide - by Cdr N K Natarajan


Pathfinder CDS Examination Conducted by UPSC


AFCAT (Air Force Common Admission Test) 2018


Pathfinder for NDA & NA Examination by UPSC


Objective General English for NDA , CDSE , AFCAT



Subscribe for Latest Notifications Subscribe






















Load More