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Regional Geography - MCQs and Answers

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1 Which state has the longest coastline in India ?
A Tamil Nadu
B Gujarat
C Andhra Pradesh
D West Bengal

Answer: Option [B]

The correct answer is Gujarat. Among the states, Gujarat has the longest coastline and among the UTs, Andaman and Nicobar Islands has the longest coastline.

2 The Karakoram Highway connects which of the following two countries ?
A India-Nepal
B China-India
C China-Pakistan
D India-Bangladesh

Answer: Option [C]

The correct answer is China-Pakistan. The Karakoram Highway connects China-Pakistan. The Karakorum Highway connects China and Pakistan across the Karakoram mountain range, through the Khunjerab Pass, at an elevation of 4,693 metres (15,397 ft) above the sea level. The road is one of the scariest and hair raising jeep trip in the world.

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3 Which of the following latitudes passes through India ?
A Equator
B Tropic of Capricorn
C Arctic Circle
D Tropic of Cancer

Answer: Option [D]

The correct answer is Tropic of Cancer. The Tropic of Cancer divides India into almost two equal parts by passing through 8 states, namely- Gujarat, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Tripura & Mizoram. South of 22° north latitude, the country tapers off over 800 km into the Indian Ocean as a peninsula.

4 India shares longest international boundary with which one of the following country ?
A Bangladesh
B China
C Nepal
D Bhutan

Answer: Option [A]

The correct answer is Bangladesh. India and Bangladesh share a 4,096-kilometre-long border, making it the fifth-largest international border in the world. Therefore India shares the longest border with Bangladesh.

5 Which is the largest southern most single Island in India ?
A Minicoy Island
B Car Nicobar Island
C Great Nicobar Island
D None of these

Answer: Option [C]

The correct answer is Great Nicobar Island. Great Nicobar is the southernmost and largest of the Nicobar Islands of India, north of Sumatra.

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