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25 Important geography questions for NDA 2024 exam

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In this blog, we’ll delve into 25 important geography questions that aspirants can expect in the NDA 2024 exam. The National Defence Academy (NDA) exam stands as a gateway to a prestigious career in the Indian Armed Forces. With its rigorous selection process and comprehensive syllabus, cracking the NDA exam requires diligent preparation and a thorough understanding of key concepts.

1. The hill range that separates the state of Manipur from the state of Nagaland is known as

a. Arakan hills

b. Patkai hills

c. Barail hills

d. Manipu

2. Which one of the following statements is wrong regarding the “Vale of Kashmir”?

a. It is a synclinal valley

b. It is situated ‘between the Pir Panjal Range and the Lesser Himalayas

c. It is drained by the river Jhelum

d. Previously it was a bed of a great lake, subsequently uplifted.

3. River Godavari flows through

a. Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh

b. Maharashtra, Orissa and Andhra Pradesh

c. Maharashtra, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh

d. Maharashtra, Karnataka, Orissa and Andhra Pradesh

4. Which one of the following types of forest covers the maximum area in India? 

a. Tropical rain forest

b. Tropical moist deciduous forest

c. Tropical dry deciduous forest

d. Tropical dry evergreen forest

5.With reference to India, which one of the following statements is not correct? 

a. About one-third of the area of the country records more than 750 millimetres of annual rainfall.

b. The dominant source of irrigation in the country is wells

c. Alluvial soil is the predominant type of soil in the northern plains of the country

d. The mountain areas account for about thirty percent of the surface area of the country

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6. Consider the following statements:

1. In the wet temperate forests at above 1500 m on the Nilgiris and Anaimalais, the Magnolias and Rhododendrons are commonly found.

2. Tropical dry evergreen forests are mostly found in Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Orissa.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct? 

a. 1 only

b. 2 only

c. Both 1 and 2

d. Neither 1 nor 2

7. Monsoon retreat is marked by

1. clear sky

2. high pressure conditions at the Bay of Bengal

3. rise in temperature on land

a. 1 only

b. 1 and 2

c. 2 and 3

d. 1, 2 and 3

8. Consider the following statements:

1. In India, groundnut crop is raised mostly during the Kharif season under rain fed conditions.

2. In India, tobacco is cultivated only in black cotton soils.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct? 

a. 1 only

b. 2 only

c. Both 1 and 2

d. Neither 1 nor 2

9. Which one of the following oil fields of India is the oldest and still producing oil?

a. Bombay High

b. Digboi

c. Ankleshwar

d. Naharkatiya

10. Which one among the following is a correct sequence of production of coal in the Indian States in descending order? 

a. Jharkhand – Madhya Pradesh -West Bengal – Meghalaya

b. West Bengal – Madhya Pradesh -Jharkhand – Meghalaya

c. Jharkhand – West Bengal -Meghalaya – Madhya Pradesh

d. Madhya Pradesh – Jharkhand -West Bengal – Meghalaya

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11. Which two of the following are connected by the North South corridor ?

a. Srinagar and Kanyakumari

b. Mumbai and Chennai

c. Amritsar and Kolkata

d. Hyderabad and Bhopal

12. Which one of the following statements is correct with reference to our solar system?

a. The Earth is the densest of all the planets in our solar system

b. The predominant element in the composition of Earth is silicon

c. The Sun contains 75 percent of the mass of the solar system

d. The diameter of the Sun is 190 times that of the Earth

13. The correct sequence of the following planets in terms of gravity, in the descending order is 

a. Saturn, Earth, Neptune, Uranus

b. Neptune, Uranus, Saturn, Earth

c. Uranus, Earth, Saturn, Neptune

d. Earth, Uranus, Neptune, Saturn

14. The same side of the moon always faces the Earth because

a. Moon and the Earth have gravitational force

b. Moon cannot change its position

c. the period of rotation of the Moon on its axis and period of revolution around’ the Earth is almost the same

d. the period of rotation of the Moon is not equal to the period of rotation of the Earth

15. Which planet is known as the ‘Morning star ‘?

a. Mercury

b. Venus

c. Mars

d. Jupiter

16. Which one of the following would have occurred if the earth had NOT been inclined on its own axis?

a. All the seasons would have been of same duration

b. The seasons would not have changed

c. The summers would have been of longer duration

d. The winters would have been of longer duration

17. Through which one of the following countries the Tropic of Cancer does not pass through? 

a. Bangladesh

b. China

c. Myanmar

d. Nepal

18. If the earth’s direction of rotation is reversed, what would be the IST when it is noon at the International Date Line? 

a. 06.30 hrs

b. 05.30 hrs

c. 18.30 hrs

d. 17.30 hrs

19. Which one of the following is the correct sequence of the given Continents in the decreasing order of their percentage of Earth’s land? 

a. North America – Africa – South America – Europe

b. Africa – North America – South America – Europe

c. North America – Africa – Europe – South America

d. Africa – North America – Europe – South America

20. Consider the following statements

1. Prime Meridian passes through Greenwich and is at 0° Longitude.

2. International Date Line, on the map appears as a straight line along 180° Longitude.

3. While crossing International Date Line from east to west, one gains a day.

4. Tropic of Cancer lies at Latitude.

Which of these statements are correct? 

a. 1, 2, 3 and 4

b. 1, 2 and 4

c. 1 and 3

d. 1 and 4

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21. Troposphere is the hottest part of the atmosphere because 

a. it is closest to the Sun

b. there are charged particles in it

c. it is heated by the Earth’s surface

d. heat is generated in it

22. The tropical rain forests are dense and varied because of

a. their remote and inaccessible locations

b. very little interference from man

c. an abundance of moisture and warm temperature throughout the year

d. poor economic development

23. Which one of the following pairs is correctly matched? 

a. Monsoon Region: Campos

b. Mediterranean Region: Llanos

c. Pampas Region: Prairies

d. Savanna Region: Steppes

24. Which of the following is the highest plateau in the world? 

a. Colorado Plateau

b. Pamir Plateau

c. Patagonia Plateau

d. Potwar Plateau

25. Israel has common borders with

a. Lebanon, Syria, Jordan and Egypt

b. Lebanon, Syria, Turkey and Jordan

c. Cyprus, Turkey, Jordan and Egypt

d. Turkey, Syria, Iraq and Yemen

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