GK Questions (Static GK GS): 25 Questions and Answers from Geography

First published on: 2019-12-10 Written by Competition Mirror Team Geography

Q. 1: What is the total length of India's mainland coastline?

Answer: 6,100 km

Q. 2: What is the total length of the Indian coastal line that also includes the island groups?

Answer: 7,516.6 km.

Q. 3: Where does India rank in terms of world population?

Answer: Second place

Q. 4: Which country is bigger than India in terms of population?

Answer: China

Q. 5: Geographically from which latitude Indian continent narrows southward?

Answer: 22o Northern Latitude

Q. 6: How many states are there in India at present?

Answer: 28 (twenty eight)

Q. 7: How many Union Territories are there in India at present?

Answer: 9 (nine)

Q. 8: Which is the largest state of India in terms of area?

Answer: Rajasthan

Q. 9: In terms of area, which are the 5 largest states (in descending order) of India?

Answer: 1. Rajasthan, 2. Madhya Pradesh, 3. Maharashtra, 4. Uttar Pradesh and 5. Gujarat

Q. 10: In terms of area, which is the smallest state of India?

Answer: Goa

Q. 11: In terms of area, which are the 5 small states (in increasing order) of India?

Answer: 1. Goa, 2. Sikkim, 3. Tripura, 4. Nagaland and 5. Mizoram

Q. 12: in terms of population, which is the largest state of India?

Answer: Uttar Pradesh

Q. 13: In terms of population, which are the 5 largest states (in descending order) of India?

Answer: 1. Uttar Pradesh, 2. Maharashtra, 3. Bihar, 4. West Bengal and 5. Madhya Pradesh

Q. 14: In terms of population, which is the smallest state of India?

Answer: Sikkim

Q. 15: In terms of population, which are the 5 small states (in increasing order) of India?

Answer: 1. Sikkim, 2. Mizoram, 3. Arunachal Pradesh, 4. Goa and 5. Nagaland

Q. 16: In terms of area, which is the largest Union Territory of India?

Answer: Ladakh

Q. 17: in terms of area, which is the smallest Union Territory of India?

Answer: Lakshadweep

Q. 18: Which is the capital of Ladakh, the newly formed Union Territory of India?

Answer: Leh

Q. 19: When was "Ladakh" constituted as Union Territory?

Answer: October 31, 2019

Q. 20: How long does Indian peninsula extend (in km) into Indian Ocean?

Answer: 1,600 km

Q. 21: Which one geographical feature has helped the Indian subcontinent to establish a unique regional identity?

Answer: Himalayan Mountains

Q. 22: Which countries are included in the Indian Subcontinent?

Answer: India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan and Bangladesh

Q. 23: Which are the island neighbours of India?

Answer: Sri Lanka and Maldives

Q. 24: Which water bodies separate Sri Lanka from India?

Answer: Palk Strait and Gulf of Mannar

Q. 25: How far does the latitude of mainland of India extend to the south?

Answer: up to 8o 4’

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