Daily Prelims MCQ 03.02.2018

Prelim Geography

Question 1 —

China is bordered with which of the following countries?
1. Uzbekistan
2. North Korea
3. Afghanistan
4. Laos

Select the correct statements

a) 1, 2 and 3
b) 2, 3 and 4
c) 1, 3 and 4
d) 1, 2 and 4

Question 2 —

Nayachar is an emerged island in

a) Brahmaputra
b) Ganga
c) Hooghly
d) Godavari

Question 3 —

Which of the following are breeds of cattle?

1. Mehsani
2. Sahiwal
3. Rathi

Select the correct statements

a) 1 and 2
b) 2 and 3
c) 1 and 3
d) All of the above

Question 4 —

Agariyas is a group of people known for Salt Farming. They are from which of the
following state?

a) Maharashtra
b) Gujarat
c) Andhra Pradesh
d) Odisha

  1. Solution (b)
    China has the largest number of neighbours (14) sharing its 22,000km land borders
    namely: North Korea, Russia, Mongolia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan,
    Pakistan, India, Nepal, Bhutan, Myanmar, Laos and Vietnam.
Answer 2 —

Solution – C

Till 1990, Nayachar, a newly emerged island in the middle estuary of the Hooghly river, was completely barren, with hardly any plant or animal species.

Now, an October 2017 publication by the Zoological Survey of India (ZSI) has listed 151 animal species on the island, making it a rare case in ecology.

Answer 3 —

Solution (b)
6 indigenous breeds of cattle (Gir, Sahiwal, Rathi, Kankrej, Tharparkar and Hariana)

6 buffalo breeds (Murrah, Mehsani, Jaffarabadi, Nili Ravi, Pandharpuri and Banni)

Answer 4 —

Solution (b)
There is a group known as the Agariya in Gujarat that are salt makers in the desert.

They were extensively covered by Hindu.

Hemant Bhatt

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