Central India - General Knowledge Question and Answer

Central India - Question and Answer

In India which state having the largest area of forest?  


Madhya Pradesh
Chhattisgarh
Arunachal Pradesh
Maharashtra

Answer:

The maximum increase in forest cover has been observed in West Bengal (3810 sq. km.) followed by Odisha (1444 sq. km.) and Kerala (622sq km). Madhya Pradesh has the largest forest cover of 77,522 sq. km. in terms of area in the country followed by Arunachal Pradesh with the forest cover of 67,321 sq. km.


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Which of the following groups of states have the largest deposits of iron ore?  


Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra
West Bengal and Assam
Bihar and Orissa
Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka

Answer:

Bihar and Orissa states have the largest deposits of iron ore.


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Which of the following drainage systems fall into The Bay of Bengal?  


Mahanadi and Cauvery
Luni and Tapti
Ganga and Godavari
A and C

Answer:

Mahanadi, Cauvery, Ganga and Godavari fall into The Bay of Bengal.


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Which of the following important rivers of India does not originate from the Western Ghats?  


Godavari
Mahanadi
Cauvery
Krishna

Answer:

The Mahanadi is a major river in East Central India. It drains an area of around 141,600 square kilometres (54,700 sq mi) and has a total course of 858 kilometers (533 mi). The river flows through the states of Chhattisgarh and Odisha.


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Which of the following groups accounts for over 90 percent of India's annual coal production?  


Bihar, Orissa and Madhya Pradesh
Bihar, Orissa and West Bengal
West Bengal, Madhya Pradesh and Tamil Nadu
Orissa, Madhya Pradesh and Tamil Nadu

Answer:

Bihar, Orissa and West Bengal produced 90 percent of coal in India.


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Which state in India has the largest number of district?  


Madhya Pradesh
Uttar Pradesh
Maharastra
Bihar

Answer:

Uttar Pradesh has the largest number of district in India.


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The capital of Uttar Pradesh is  


Lucknow
Meerut
Allahabad
Kanpur

Answer:

The capital of Uttar Pradesh is Lucknow.


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Indian standard time is the local time of  


Allahabad
Chennai
Kolkata
New Delhi

Answer:

Indian standard time is the local time of Allahabad.


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Rice is produced more in  


West Bengal
Andhra Pradesh
Uttar Pradesh
Punjab

Answer:

Among the rice producing states, West Bengal is by far the most important producer and ranks the leading position, accounting for about 15 per cent of the total quantity of rice produced in India. The major rice producing districts in the state are Bardhaman, Medinipur, North and South 24 Parganas.


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Kolkata is situated on the banks of the river  


Hoogly
Ganga
Mahanadi
Yamuna

Answer:

Kolkata is the capital of the Indian state of West Bengal. Located on the east bank of the Hooghly River, it is the principal commercial, cultural, and educational center of East India, while the Port of Kolkata is India's oldest operating port and its sole major riverine port. In 2011, the city had a population of 4.5 million, while the population of the city and its suburbs was 14.1 million, making it the third-most populous metropolitan area in India. Recent estimates of Kolkata Metropolitan Area's economy have ranged from $60 to $150 billion (GDP adjusted for purchasing power parity) making it third most-productive metropolitan area in India, after Mumbai and Delhi.


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Nickname of Kolkata is  



City of Joy
City of Palaces
Cultural Capital of India
All

Answer:

Nickname of Kolkata are City of Joy, City of Palaces, Cultural Capital of India, Gateway of Eastern India and Haven of Aged.


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State animal of West Bengal is  


Royal Bengal Tiger
Fishing Cat
Musk Deer
Indian Elephant

Answer:

State animal of West Bengal is Fishing Cat.


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Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport located at  


Lucknow
Kolkata
Bhubaneswar
Patna

Answer:

Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport located at Kolkata.


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