Kerala PSC

Facts about India Question Answers

Hii friends, Here we have listed Question answers of Facts about India, if you are first time into this please go through previous parts of Facts about India as well. This Facts about India Question Answers will definitely gonna help you if you are really want to learn and grab a job in govt sector. We have included some questions about it and you can also find next part of this Indian Geography-based question answers on next update.

You can bookmark our website on your browser, So you can read the chapter easily without being lost at half way. If you want to download the file, you can also do that in a single click too. This Facts about India Questions Answers will be constantly updated. All the question answers we included here is best for candidates those who are preparing for competitive exams.

Facts about India


  • Which is the first Indian city to have a city animal?

Ans: Guwahati (Gangetic River Dolphin)

  • Which city is known as ‘the Gateway to North-East India?

Ans: Guwahati

  • In which river is the famous peacock island situated?

Ans: Brahmaputra

  • Regur soil & chemozem are the other names of which type of soil?

Ans: Black soil

  • Which mountain range is situated between the Narmada &Tapti rivers?

Ans: Satpura

  • What is the approximate coastal length of India?

Ans: 7, 517 KM

  • Which is the smallest country having land border with India?

Ans: Bhutan

  • In which year was the Wildlife Protection Act enacted?

Ans: 1972

  • The subjects of forests & protection of wildlife are included in which List of the Constitution?

Ans: Concurrent List

  • Which Section of the Wildlife Protection Act deals with the declaration of National Parks?

Ans: Section 35

  • Which mountain range is described as the backbone of Himalayas?

Ans: Himadri (Greater Himalayas)

  • Which major port of India is situated at the confluence of Mahanadi with Bay of Bengal?

Ans: Paradip Port (Odisha)

  • Which port was named as Deen Dayal Port in September 2017?

Ans: Kandla (Gujarat)

  • Which agency handles the operations of the Bombay High offshore oilfields?

Ans: ONGC

  • Where is the headquarters of the Oil & Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC)?

Ans: Dehradun

  • Which Indian river flows through the rift valley between the Vindhyan & Satpura ranges?

Ans: Narmada

  • Which river rises from Maikala range near Amarkantak?

Ans: Narmada

  • Which river is known as The Twin of Narmada’?

Ans: Tapti

  • The Kakrapar & Ukai dams are built across the river _____.

Ans: Tapti

  • Which river is known as ‘the salt river?

Ans: Luni

  • Which Indian river flows through the Thar desert?

Ans: Luni

  • Rajaji National park is situated in which state?

Ans: Uttarakhand

  • Which is the oldest National Park of India, established in 1936?

Ans: Jim Corbett National Park

  • Which body was established for the effective & expeditious disposal of cases relating to environmental protection?

Ans: The National Green Tribunal

  • The National Green Tribunal was established on _____.

Ans: October 18, 2010

  • Who was the first chairman of the National Green Tribunal?

Ans: Justice Lokeshwar Singh Panta

  • What is the most important feature of the western disturbances?

Ans: Winter rainfall

  • Which is the only region in India that experiences the Arctic type of climate?

Ans: Ladakh (Jammu & Kashmir)

  • Which river is known as ‘Singi Khamban in Tibet?

Ans: Indus

  • Across which river is the Mahatma Gandhi Setu built?

Ans: Ganga

  • Which city of Tamil Nadu is known as The Mango City?

Ans: Salem

  • Which area of Bihar is known as ‘the Land of Leechi’?

Ans: Muzaffarpur

  • Which is the ‘Orange City of India?

Ans: Nagpur

  • The Flamingo Tourism Festival is celebrated in which state?

Ans: Andhra Pradesh

  • Which lake is situated in the border between Andhra Pradesh & Tamil Nadu?

Ans: The Pulicat Lake

  • The process of protecting an endangered plant or animal species in its natural habitat is the example of _____.

Ans: In situ conservation

  • The process of protecting endangered species outside its natural habitat is example for _____.

Ans: Ex situ conservation

  • Which environmental protection movement in India started against the agricultural practice of growing one single crop over a wide area (Monoculture)?

Ans: Appiko movement

  • The Appiko movement started at which state?

Ans: Uttara Kannada District of Karnataka

  • Who was the leader of the Appiko movement?

Ans: Panduranga Hegde

  • In which Indian state is the Garampani Wildlife Sanctuary situated?

Ans: Assam

  • The Dibru-Saikhowa & Orang National Parks are situated in which state? Ans: Assam
  • Which is the only Indian state with an ethnic Nepali majority?

Ans: Sikkim

  • Which Indian state’s official animal is Red Panda?

Ans: Sikkim

  • Which is the first organic state of India?

Ans: Sikkim

  • Which state is the leading producer of cardamom?

Ans: Sikkim

  • Which water body was known as ‘Chola Lake’ in ancient period?

Ans: Bay of Bengal

  • Which water body is also known in the names of ‘Purva Payodhi & Gangasagar’?

Ans: Bay of Bengal

  • In which sea is the famous sea canyon of ‘Swatch of No Ground’ situated?

Ans: Bay of Bengal

  • Where is the headquarters of the Indian Institute of Horticultural Research?

Ans: Bengaluru

  • Where is the headquarters of the Central Institute of Sub-tropical Horticulture?

Ans: Lucknow

  • The establishment of a forest or stand of trees in an area where there was no previous tree cover is known as _____.

Ans: Afforestation

  • The largest copper mines of India Khetri is situated in which state?

Ans: Rajasthan

  • In which river is the Sivasamudram Island situated?

Ans: Kaveri

  • In which river is the famous Sivasamudram Falls?

Ans: Kaveri

  • Where is the headquarters of the Soil & Land Use Survey of India (SLUSI)?

Ans: New Delhi

  • In which place is the Kerala Soil Museum, the worlds largest soil museum situated?

Ans: Parottukonam (Thiruvananthapuram)

  • The Andaman & Nicobar Islands consists of _____ islands in total.

Ans: 572

  • _____ Seperates the Andamans from the Nicobar Islands.

Ans: Ten Degree Channel

  • Which is the highest point in the Andaman & Nicobar Islands?

Ans: Saddle Peak

▪ Where is the headquarters of the National Biodiversity Authority?

Ans: Chennai

  • The sea zone over which a country has special rights regarding the exploitation & use of marine resources is known as _____.

Ans: Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ)

  • The Exclusive Economic Zone stretches from the baseline out to _____ nautical miles from a country’s coast.

Ans: 200 nautical miles

  • Where is the Central Drug Research Institute?

Ans: Lucknow

  • Which place is known as ‘the Capital of King Cobra’?

Ans: Agumbe (Karnataka)

  • In which Indian state is the Salim Ail National Park?

Ans: Jammu-Kashmir

  • Which Indian National Park is famous for the snow leopards?

Ans: Hemis National Park (Jammu – Kashmir)

  • Which is the only National Park of India that is North of the Himalayas?

Ans: Bemis National Park

  • Which river’s upper stream is known as ‘Yarlung Tsangpo’?

Ans: Brahmaputra

  • Which river is known as ‘Dihang’ in Arunachal Pradesh?

Ans: Brahmaputra

  • Which district of Uttarakhand is known as ‘the District of Lakes’?

Ans: Nainital

  • Which is the only land locked state of south India?

Ans: Telangana

  • In which state is the famous Mrugavani National Park situated?

Ans: Telangana

  • The Damodar Valley Corporation was created similar to _____ in the USA.

Ans: Tennessee Valley Authority

  • Which lake is situated at the capital of Jammu & Kashmir, Srinagar?

Ans: Dal Lake

  • The Mughal garden of Shalimar Bagh is situated at _____.

Ans: Srinagar

  • Which lake of Rajasthan is known as ‘Tirtha RaJj’?

Ans: Pushkar Lake

  • What is the name of the large area of salt marshes situated in western Gujarat?

Ans: The Rann of Kutch

  • Where is the headquarters of the Wildlife Institute of India?

Ans: Dehradun

  • Which range of Himalayas is also known as Mahabharata range?

Ans: Lesser Himalayas (Himachal)


 

If you have any feedbacks or doubts regarding Facts about India article, feel free to drop a comment below with clear information. We are happy to help you. You can also find us on FACEBOOK for the latest updates.

Show More

Related Articles

Close

Adblock Detected

Please consider supporting us by disabling your ad blocker