Geographical Scenario (Jharkhand)– Old Year Questions and Answers

1. Jharkhand is located in which hemisphere?

(a) East
(b) West
(c) North
(d) South

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2. How many different climatic regions are present in the state of Jharkhand as per NIDM report?

(a) 4
(b) 3
(c) 5
(d) 1

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3. Which of the following agro-climatic zones of Chhattisgarh receives the lowest rainfall?

(a) Plain of Chhattisgarh
(b) Bastar Plateau
(c) Northern hilly region
(d) None of the above

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4. The major issues faced by the forest sector of the State of Jharkhand which in turn affects the climate are

(a) lack of infrastructural development
(b) forest fi res
(c) low irrigation
(d) none of the above

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5. Average annual rainfall range in Jharkhand is –

(a) Between 60 to 100 cms
(b) 100 to 200 cms
(c) 200 to 300 cms
(d) More than 300 cms

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6. Jharkhand State majorly falls under …. climatic region.

(a) Tropical Monsoon
(b) Tropical Wet
(c) Both
(d) None of the above

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7. Which waterfall is the highest in Jharkhand where water falls from a height of 100 meters?

(a) Hirni
(b) Hundru
(c) Dasham
(d) Jonha

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8. Which is called as ‘Shimla of Jharkhand’?

(a) Hazaribagh
(b) Netarhat
(c) Bokaro
(d) Ranchi

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9. ‘Anjan Dham’ is located in which district of Jharkhand?

(a) Gumla
(b) Garhwa
(c) Giridih
(d) Godda

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10. Surajkund of Hazaribagh is the hottest water spring in Jharkhand. What is its temperature?

(a) 80 oC (182 oF)
(b) 84 oC (186 oF)
(c) 80 oC (190 oF)
(d) 92 oC (194 oF)

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11. The Urja Ganga Jagdishpur – Haldia gas pipeline does not pass through which district of Jharkhand?

(a) Dhanbad
(b) Bokaro
(c) East Singhbhum
(d) West Singhbhum

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12. Per capita forest and tree cover in Jharkhand is–

(a) 0.08 hectare
(b) 1.08 hectare
(c) 2.08 hectare
(d) 3.08 hectare

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13. Chiriya located in W. Singhbhum is famous for –

(a) Bird Sanctuary
(b) Wolf Sanctuary
(c) Iron Ore Mining
(d) Dam on Kharkai

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14. 90 percent mica of in India is found in Jharkhand. What this mica is called?

(a) Kariya
(b) Jhibaro
(c) Rubi variety
(d) Hura

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15. Bentonite deposits in Jharkhand are found in

(a) W. Singhbhum
(b) Lohardaga
(c) Sahibganj
(d) Jaintara

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16. Which district is the largest producer of lac in Jharkhand?

(a) Ranchi
(b) Khunti
(c) W. Singhbhum
(d) Gumla

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17. What is the height of Parasnath Hill?

(a) 4380 feet
(b) 4480 feet
(c) 4580 feet
(d) 4680 feet

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18. In which region, ‘Fusfus’ sandy soil is found in Chotanagpur?

(a) Damodar Valley region
(b) Singhbhum region
(c) Koyalkaro region
(d) Palamu region

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19. In the state of Jharkhand, the forests are categorized as ‘Reserve Forests’

(a) Prohibits all activities unless permitted
(b) Allows all activities generally
(c) Completely prohibits all activities
(d) None of the above

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20. How many types of crops are mainly produced in Jharkhand?

(a) One
(b) Two
(c) Three
(d) Four

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21. Jharkhand State Ganga River Conservation Authority is constituted in the year

(a) 2008
(b) 2010
(c) 2009
(d) 2011

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22. Jharkhand State Disaster Management Authority (JSDMA) has been constituted in the year –

(a) 2009
(b) 2011
(c) 2008
(d) 2010

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23. In which year State of Jharkhand experience severe drought due to the deficit of rainfall?

(a) 2001
(b) 2005
(c) 2010
(d) 2006

[Jharkhand P.C.S. (Pre) 2016]