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UPSC Previous Year question paper – 2006-2010- Geography of india

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UPSC previous year question paper of subject Geography of india from the year 2006-2010 with answers.

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#1. The approximate representation of land use classification in India is : (2010)

#2. The latitudes that pass through Sikkim also pass through : (2010)

#3. If there were no Himalayan ranges, what would have been the most likely geographical impact on India? Which of the statements given above is/are correct? (2010)

#4. Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched? Dam/Lake : River (2010)

#5. Which one of the following is the appropriate reason to considering the Gondwana rocks as most important of rock systems of India? (2010)

#6. When you travel in certain parts of India, you will notice red soil. What is the main reason for this colour ? (2010)

#7. Rivers that pass through Himachal Pradesh are : (2010)

#8. With reference to, the river Luni, which one of the following statements is correct? (2010)

#9. In India, which type of forest among the following occupies the largest area? (2010)

#10. Consider the following pairs: Which of the pairs given above is/are correctly matched? (2010)

#11. With reference to the mineral resources of India, consider the following pairs: Which of the pairs given above is/are correctly matched? (2010)

#12. Following are the characteristics of an area in India: Which one among the following crops are you most likely to find in the area described above? (2010)

#13. Consider the following statements: Which of the statements given above is/are correct? (2010)

#14. Consider the following statements: Which of the statements given above is/are correct? (2009)

#15. Consider the following statements: Which of the statements given above is/are correct? (2009)

#16. At which one of the following places do two important rivers of India originate; while one of them flows towards north and merges with another important rivers flowing towards Bay of Bengal, the other one flows towards Arabian Sea? (2009)

#17. Which one of the following rivers does not originate in India? (2009)

#18. Consider the following statements: Which of the statements given above is/are correct? (2009)

#19. Consider the following statements: Which of the above statements is/are correct? (2009)

#20. Consider the following statements: Which of the statements given above is/are correct? (2009)

#21. The Dul Hasti Power Station is based on which one of the following rivers? (2009)

#22. In which one of the following places is the Shompen tribe found? (2009)

#23. In India, the ports are categorized as major and non-major ports. Which one of the following is a non-major port? (2009)

#24. In India, which one of the following states has the largest inland saline wetland? (2009)

#25. Consider the following regions: Which of the above is/are Biodiversity Hotspot(s)? (2009)

#26. Which one among the following has the maximum number of National Parks? (2008)

#27. Which of the following are among the million-plus cities in India on the basis of data of the Census, 2001? Select the correct answer using the code given below: (2008)

#28. Where are Tapovan and Vishnugarh hydroelectric project located? (2008)

#29. Which of the following pairs are correctly matched? Select the correct answer using the code given below: (2008)

#30. Which of the following pairs are correctly matched? Select the correct answer using the code given below: (2008)

#31. On which one of the following rivers is the Tehri hydropower complex located? (2008)

#32. Which of the following minerals found in a natural way in the state of Chhattisgarh? Select the correct answer using the code given below: (2008)

#33. In which one of the following states are Namchik Namphuk coalfields located? (2008)

#34. Consider the following statements: Which of the statements given above is/are correct? (2008)

#35. Consider the following pairs: Which of the pairs given above is/are correctly matched? (2008)

#36. Which of the following hills are found where the Eastern Ghats and the Western Ghats meet? (2008)

#37. In India, how many states share the coastline? (2008)

#38. With which one of the following rivers is the Omkareshwar Project associated? (2008)

#39. Out of all the biosphere reserves in India, four have been recognized on the World Network by UNESCO. Which one of the following is not one of them? (2008)

#40. Which one of the following is not essentially a species of the Himalayan vegetation? (2008)

#41. Among the following, which one has the minimum population on the basis of data of Census of India, 2001? (2008)

#42. Amongst the following States, which one has the highest percentage of rural population to its total population (on the basis of the Census, 2001)? (2008)

#43. What is the approximate percentage of persons above 65 years of age in India’s current population? (2008)

#44. As per India’s National Population Policy, 2000, by which one of the following years is it our long-term objective to achieve population stabilization? (2008)

#45. Which one among the following States of India has the lowest density of population? (2007)

#46. Consider the following statements: Which of the statements given above is/are correct? (2007)

#47. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists: (2007)

#48. In which State is the Guru Shikhar Peak located? (2007)

#49. Which one of the following is located in the Bastar region? (2007)

#50. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists: (2007)

#51. Out of the four southern States: Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu, which shares boundaries with the maximum number of Indian States? (2007)

#52. Which one among the following major Indian cities is most eastward located? (2007)

#53. Which one of the following rivers originates in Amarkantak? (2007)

#54. Consider the following statements: Which of the statements given above is/are correct? (2007)

#55. Which one of the following National Highways passes through Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh and Orissa? (2007)

#56. Assertion (A) : River Kalinadi is an east-flowing river in the southern part of India. Reason (R) : The Deccan Plateau is higher along its western edge and gently slopes towards the Bay of Bengal in the east. (2007)

#57. Where are Shevaroy hills located? (2007)

#58. Which one of the following is also known as Top Slip? (2007)

#59. The Stilwell Road, built in 1940s, which was recently in news, connects which of the following? (2007)

#60. With reference to the steel industry in India in the recent times, consider the following statements: Which of the statements given above is/are correct? (2007)

#61. In which one of the following districts, have large reserves of diamond-bearing Kimberlite been discovered in the recent past? (2007)

#62. From North towards South, which one of the following is the correct sequence of the given rivers in India? (2006)

#63. Match List-I (National Park/Wildlife Sanctuary) with List-I) (Nearby Town) and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists: (2006)

#64. Which one of the following statements is not correct ? (2006)

#65. Match List-I (Valley) with List-II (State) and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists: (2006)

#66. Consider the following statements: Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct? (2006)

#67. Consider the following statements: Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct? (2006)

#68. Match List-I (Centre of Handicrafts) with List-II (State) and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists: (20060

#69. Consider the following statements: Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct? (2006)

#70. Consider the following statements concerning the Indian Railways. Which of the statements given above is/are correct? (2006)

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