South India - General Knowledge Question and Answer

South India - Question and Answer

The southernmost point of peninsular India exist in  


North of the Equator
North of Tropic of Cancer
South of the Equator
South of the Capricorn

Answer:

The southernmost point of peninsular India exist in North of the Equator


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The river Godavari is often referred to as Vridha Ganga because  


of its large size and extent among the peninsular rivers
there are a fairly large number of pilgrimage centres situated on its banks
it is the older river of India
its length is nearly the same as that of the river Ganges

Answer:

The river Godavari is often referred to as Vridha Ganga because of its large size and extent among the peninsular rivers.


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The oldest rocks in India are reported from  


Aravalli range, Rajasthan
Vindhyan range, Madhya Pradesh
Dharwar region, Karnataka
Siwalik range, Punjab

Answer:

The oldest rocks in India are reported from Dharwar region, Karnataka.


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Which atomic power station in India is built completely indigenously?  


Tarapore
Rawat Bhata
Narora
Kalpakkam

Answer:

Kalpakkam atomic power station in India is built completely indigenously.


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The river which forms the waterfalls Shivanasamudra is  


Cauvery
Ganga
Brahmaputra
Krishna

Answer:

The Sivanasamudra Falls is on the Kaveri River after the river has found its way through the rocks and ravines of the Deccan Plateau and drops off to form waterfalls. The island town of Shivanasamudra divides the river into twin waterfalls. This creates the fourth largest island in the rivers course. A group of ancient temples are located here and there likely was a village.


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The Gulf of Mannar is situated along the coast which state in India?  


Andhra Pradesh
Tamil Nadu
Kerala
Karnatka

Answer:

The Gulf of Mannar is situated along the coast of Tamil Nadu .


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Which one of the following rivers originates near Mahabaleshwar?  


Godavari
Cauveri
Tapi
Krishna

Answer:

The Krishna river originates in the western ghats near Mahabaleshwar at an elevation of about 1,300 metres, in the state of Maharashtra in central India. It is one of the longest rivers in India. The Krishna river is around 1,300 km in length. The Krishna river's source is at Mahabaleshwar near the Jor village in the extreme north of Wai Taluka, Satara District, Maharashtra in the west and empties into the Bay of Bengal at Hamasaladeevi (near Koduru) in Andhra Pradesh, on the east coast. It flows through the state of Karnataka before entering Telangana State. The delta of this river is one of the most fertile regions in India and was the home to ancient Satavahana and Ikshvaku Sun Dynasty kings. Vijayawada is the largest city on the River Krishna.


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Which of the following Indian island lies between India and Sri Lanka?  


Willingdon Island
Andaman
Rameshwaram
Nicobar

Answer:

Rameshwaram lies between India and Sri Lanka.


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How many islands are there in the group of Lakshadweep?  


42
36
34
30

Answer:

Lakshadweep, the group of 36 islands is known for its exotic and sun-kissed beaches and lush green landscape. The name Lakshadweep in Malayalam and Sanskrit means 'a hundred thousand islands'.


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The highest peak in South India is  


Dhoddobetta
Anaimudi
Mullayanagiri
Anginda peak

Answer:

Anamudi or Anai Mudi is a mountain located in the Indian state of Kerala. It is the highest peak in the Western Ghats and South India, at an elevation of 2,695 metres (8,842 ft), and a topographic prominence of 2,479 metres (8,133 ft). The name Anamudi literally translates to "elephant's forehead," a reference to the resemblance of the mountain to an elephant's head.


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Nickname of Kochi is  



Gateway to Kerala
Queen of the Arabian Sea
A and B
None

Answer:

Nickname of Kochi are Gateway to Kerala and Queen of the Arabian Sea.


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Nilgiri is also known as  



Rock of Heaven
Blue Mountain
High Hills
All

Answer:

Nilgiri is also known as Blue Mountain.


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