3. Passes of India

Q- Ten Degree Channel is between
(a) Dover and Calais
(b) Alaska and Russia
(c) Little Andaman and Car Nicobar
(d) North Korea and South Korea
Ans: (c)

Q- Macmohan Line demarcates the boundary between
(a) India and Pakistan
(b) India and China
(c) India and Nepal
(d) India and Bangladesh
Ans: (b)

Q- Zoji La pass is in
(a) Ladakh
(b) Himachal Pradesh
(c) Uttar Pradesh
(d) None of the above
Ans: (a)

Q- Which one of the following pairs is correctly matched?
(a) Plimsoil Line — India and Afghanistan
(b) Durand Line — India and Myanmar
(c) Macmohan Line — India and Nepal
(d) Radcliff Line — India and Pakistan
Ans: (d)

Q- Which of the following latitudes passes through India?
(a) Equator
(b) Arctic Circle
(c) Tropic of Capricorn
(d) Tropic of Cancer
Ans: (d)

Q- Duncan Passage is situated between
(a) Minicoy and Amindiv
(b) Minicoy and Maldives
(c) Little Andaman and Car Nicobar
(d) South Andaman and Little Andaman
Ans: (d)

Q- Nathu La pass is in
(a) Sikkim (b) Bhutan
(c) Arunachal Pradesh
(d) Jammu and Kashmir
Ans: (a)

Q- Between which one of the following pairs of Islands in Duncan Passege located?
(a) South Andaman and Little Andaman
(b) Little Andaman and Car Nicobar Island
(c) Car Nicobar Island and Little Nicobar Island
(d) Little Nicobar Island and Great Nicobar Island
Ans: (a)

Q- Nine Degree Channel separates
(a) Car Nicobar and Great Nicobar
(b) Lakshadweep and Minicoy
(c) Little Andaman and Car Nicobar
(d) North Andaman and South Andaman
Ans: (b)

Q- Match List-I (Pass) with list-II (State) and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists: List-I List-II
A. Zoji La Pass 1.Sikkim
B. Bara Lacha Pass 2.Uttarakhand
C. Jelep La Pass 3.Himachal Pradesh
D. Niti Pass 4.Ladakh Codes A B C D
(a) 4 1 3 2
(b) 2 3 4 1
(c) 4 3 2 1
(d) 2 1 4 3
Ans: (c)

Q- Consider the following statements:
1. The Damuda series of rock system contain all the metallurgical coal in India.
2. Tamil Nadu is the chief producer of lignite coal in India.
3. Tertiary coal is mainly confined to the peninsular India. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
(a) Only 1 (b) Only 1 and 3
(c) Only 1 and 2 (d) 1, 2 and 3
Ans: (c)

Q- The area of Ganga plain is
(a) 3,57,000 sq km
(b) 3,20,000 sq km
(c) 3,50,000 sq km
(d) 340,000 sq km
Ans: (a)

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