Today let’s take a detour through the Indian landscape. It is a favourite topic among the examiners with the richness and variety it can throw in the questions and who knows what surprises IAS Prelims 2016 can throw! Let’s go!
#1. Which of the following forms a watershed between the Brahmaputra and the Barak river systems?
(a) Dafla Hills
(b) Barail Range
(c) Mishmi Hills
(d) Garo Hills
#2. Eight Degree Channel separates
(a) Minicoy Island and Maldives
(b) Little Andaman and Car Nicobar Islands
(c) Great Nicobar Island and Indonesia
(d) Amindivi and Cannanore Islands
#3. Consider the following pairs:
1. Amarkantak : Vindhyan Range
2. Kudremukh : Middle Sahyadri
3. Girnar Hills : Kathiawar Peninsula
Which of the above is/are correctly matched?
(a) 1 only
(b) 1 and 3 only
(c) 2 and 3 only
(d) 1, 2 and 3
#4. Which of the following is/are tributaries of River Krishna?
Select the correct alternative using the codes given below:
(a) 1 and 4 only
(b) 1, 2 and 3 only
(c) 2 and 4 only
(d) 1 and 3 only
#5. Which of the following is most southerly located?
(a) Nilgiri Hills
(b) Shevaroy Hills
(c) Javadi Hills
(d) Cardamom Hills
#6. Karewas are a feature generally found in the state of
(a) Arunachal Pradesh
(b) Himachal Pradesh
(c) Jammu and Kashmir
#7. River Alaknanda is joined by the river Pindar at