Answers of DPPGE: 16 February

Answers of DPPGI: 16 February


Q.1. Match the following :-

List A                                                                           List B

1. Morlen National Park                                     A. Mizoram

2.Balphakram National Park                            B. Meghalaya

3.Moiling National Park                                    C. Arunachal Pradesh

4.Kaibul Lamjao National Park                        D. Manipur


1    2   3    4

a) D   C   A    B

b) B   D   C     A

c) A    B    C    D

d) C     A     D    B

Solution- Option C

Q.2. Hajong lake is –

1) also known as tortoise lake

2) famous for tortoise festival held every year

3) located in Arunachal Pradesh

choose the correct options-

a) only 3

b) 1 and 2

c) 2 and 3

d) all are correct

Solution- Option B , Hajong lake is located in Assam.

Q.3. Air pollution in Delhi could be because of the following –

1) Vehicular emission

2) Paddy stubble burning in Punjab and Haryana

3) Pre-monsoon dust storms

4) Particulate matter released from construction sites

choose the correct options-

a) 1 only

b) 1 and 2

c) 1, 2 and 4

d) all of the above

Solution – Option D

Q.4. Majuli island is –

1) the largest riverine island of the world

2) located in the river Ganga

Choose the incorrect options-

a) only 1

b) only 2

c) Both 1 and 2

d) None

Solution- Option B, it is located in the river Brahmaputra

Q.5. Recently, a second land route for Kailash Mansarovar Yatra pilgrims was opened through which pass-

a) Lipulekh pass in Uttarakhand

b) Nathu La pass in Sikkim

c) Jelep La pass in Sikkim

d) Shipki La pass in Himachal Pradesh

Solution- Option B, Nathu La Pass for pilgrims was opened recently whereas Lipulekh pass was opened earlier.

Q.6. Abdul Kalam island is –

1)an island, located off the coast of Andhra Pradesh

2) formerly known as Wheeler island

3) famous for missile testing facility

choose the correct options-

a) 1 and 3

b) 1 and 2

c) 2 and 3

d) all of the above

Solution – Option C, it is located off the coast of Orissa.

Q.7.Recently Gahirmatha marine wildlife sanctuary was in news, it is –

1) located in Tamil Nadu

2) the nesting ground of the giant Olive Ridley sea turtles

choose the incorrect statements-

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both 1 & 2

d) none

Solution – Option A, it is located in Orissa

Q.8. Arrange the constituents of the Union territory Puducherry from North to South-

a) Yanam – Puducherry – Mahe – Karaikal

b) Mahe – Yanam- Karaikal – Puducherry

c) Puducherry -Yanam- Mahe- Karaikal

d) Yanam- Mahe- Puducherry – Karaikal

Solution – Option A

Q.9. Which of the following has/have been accorded ‘Geographical Indication’ status?

1) Champagne

2) Basmati

3) Warli painting

4) Varanasi wooden lacquerware and toys

Choose the correct option-

a) 1,2 and 3

b)1,2 and 4

c)2,3 and 4

d)1,3 and 4

Solution – Option D

10. In India, Dugong is found in-

1) Gulf of mannar

2) Gulf of Kutch

3) Sunderban delta

4) Palk bay

choose the following-

a) 1 and 2

b) 1, 2 and 4

c) 1,3 and 4

d) all of the above

Solution – Option B



6 Comments Add yours

  1. PRABHJOT says:
    Sir, i have a doubt over question no.9. Basmati has been accorded GI Tag. And many thanks for starting Geography practice.


    1. Indian basmati rice all set to get GI tag means it has not been given as of now.


      1. PRABHJOT says:

        Thanks for clarification. Question was very timely. It got GI Tag, few hours back.🙂


  2. MK says:

    Ques 7.
    Ans should be C
    Olive ridley are not giant….??


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