Geographical Scenario (Madhya Pradesh)– Old Year Questions and Answers

1. What is the rank of Madhya Pradesh in India in terms of the area after its bifurcation?

(a) First
(b) Second
(c) Third
(d) Fourth

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2005]


2. After the bifurcation, how many states have common boundaries with Madhya Pradesh?

(a) Four
(b) Five
(c) Six
(d) Seven

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2005]


3. Which state does not touch the boundary of Madhya Pradesh?

(a) Rajasthan
(b) Gujrat
(c) Jharkhand
(d) Maharashtra

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2019]


4. Madhya Pradesh shares common boundaries with how many states?

(a) 6
(b) 7
(c) 9
(d) 5

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 1996]


5. The boundary of which of the following districts of Madhya Pradesh does not touch Uttar Pradesh?

(a) Bhind
(b) Satna
(c) Shivpuri
(d) Sheopur

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2012]


6. Which one of the following districts of Madhya Pradesh touches the State boundaries of Gujarat and Rajasthan?

(a) Jhabua
(b) Alirajpur
(c) Ratlam
(d) Mandsaur

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2018]


7. Area of Madhya Pradesh is –

(a) 4.43 lakh sq. km.
(b) 3.39 lakh sq. km.
(c) 4.86 lakh sq. km.
(d) 5.27 lakh sq. km.

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 1996]


8. Which one of the following places of Madhya Pradesh is on or nearest to 80ƒ east longitude

(a) Jabalpur
(b) Rewa
(c) Panna
(d) Katni

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9. In which part of Madhya Pradesh annual variation in temperature is maximum?

(a) Eastern
(b) Western
(c) Northern
(d) Southern

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2020]


10. Average temperature increases in summer in Madhya Pradesh.

(a) From north to south
(b) From east to west
(c) From south to north
(d) From west to east

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2020]


11. The climate of Madhya Pradesh is–

(a) Equatorial
(b) Desert
(c) Polar
(d) Monsoon

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12. Which type of climate does Madhya Pradesh have?

(a) Monsoon type
(b) Equatorial type
(c) Mediterranean type
(d) None of the above

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


13. Consider the time of sunrise in Sidhi and Jhabua and choose the correct option –

(a) Sidhi will have sunrise 1 hour earlier
(b) Jhabua will have sunrise 1 hour earlier
(c) Sidhi will have sunrise 30 minutes earlier
(d) Jhabua will have sunrise 30 minutes earlier

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2008]


14. Which group of 3 districts of Madhya Pradesh is situated closest to the Tropic of Cancer?

(a) Indore, Jabalpur, Bhopal
(b) Raigarh, Bilaspur, Mandla
(c) Ujjain, Ratlam, Raisen
(d) Shivpuri, Chhatarpur, Rewa

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 1998]


15. Geologically Madhya Pradesh is a part of –

(a) Vindhyan Rocks
(b) Gondwanaland
(c) Deccan Trap
(d) None of these

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2010]


16. Which group of districts belongs to the Bundelkhand region?

(a) Mandsaur, Rajgarh, Shivpuri
(b) Tikamgarh, Damoh, Chhatarpur
(c) Durg, Raipur, Rajnandgaon
(d) Rewa, Shahdol, Satna

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2000]


17. In which physiography division of Madhya Pradesh is Chambal Valley situated?

(a) Baghelkhand Plateau
(b) Bundelkhand Plateau
(c) Central Indian Plateau
(d) Vindhya Pradesh

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


18. Which region of M.P. is called Gondwana?

(a) Narmada Valley
(b) Chambal Valley
(c) Northern Region
(d) South-East region

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19. Badlands of Madhya Pradesh are the result of –

(a) Gully erosion
(b) Sheet erosion
(c) Overgrazing
(d) Wind erosion

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20. Bhopal is situated on –

(a) Seven Hills
(b) Five Hills
(c) One Hill
(d) Two Hills

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21. Which district does not have a Satpura range of mountains?

(a) Khandwa
(b) Betul
(c) Chhindwara
(d) Bilaspur

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 1996]


22. The highest peak of Madhya Pradesh is –

(a) Janapav
(b) Dhupgarh
(c) Bagli
(d) Deogarh

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23. Dhupgarh, the highest peak of Madhya Pradesh, is located in –

(a) Mahadeo Hills
(b) Rajpipla Hills
(c) Maikal Range
(d) Kaimur Hills

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


24. Which one of the following valleys of Madhya Pradesh is not a rift valley?

(a) Son Valley
(b) Narmada Valley
(c) Tapti Valley
(d) Chambal Valley

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2018]


25. Where is ‘Pachmarhi’, the only hill station of Madhya Pradesh situated?

(a) Rajpipla Hills
(b) Mahadeo Hills
(c) Maikal Range
(d) Gawilgarh Hills

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26. Which city of Madhya Pradesh is located on the plains of Sindh-Ganga?

(a) Gwalior
(b) Indore
(c) Bhopal
(d) Jabalpur

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27. What is the approximate present irrigation potential, in lakh hectares, of Madhya Pradesh?

(a) 68.20
(b) 44.94
(c) 78.20
(d) 34.94

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2014]


28. In which district the largest percentage of the total sown area is an irrigated area in Madhya Pradesh?

(a) Hoshangabad
(b) Morena
(c) Tikamgarh
(d) Datia

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29. Which statement is not correct –

(a) Omkareshwar is located on the Narmada
(b) Omkareshwar is a railway station
(c) One of the twelve “Jyotirlingas” is located at Omkareshwar.
(d) Omkareshwar is located on the confluence of the Narmada and the Tapti rivers.

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 1994]


30. Of the total forest area of Madhya Pradesh, teak forest occupies approximately how much percentage of the area?

(a) 17.8%
(b) 20.6%
(c) 27.8%
(d) 33.0%

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2014]


31. Which one of the following cities of Madhya Pradesh is not located on NH-3?

(a) Sendhwa
(b) Mhow
(c) Sarangpur
(d) Shujalpur

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2018]