Consider the following rivers Which of the above flows through the rift valley?

Indian Geography

Damodar River is a river flowing across the Indian states of West Bengal and Jharkhand. The Tapti River originates in Betul district of Madhya Pradesh, and it flows in central India from east to west. The Mahi is a river in western India. It rises in Madhya Pradesh and, after flowing through the Vagad region of Rajasthan, enters Gujarat and flows into the Arabian Sea.

Consider the following pairs of Waterfalls with States where they are located

Indian Geography

Pandavkada Falls is a waterfall located in Kharghar, a suburb of Navi Mumbai. The waterfall, about 107 metres high is a type of ‘plunge’ waterfall in nature pouring in massive amounts of water on the rocky surface underneath. The Raneh Falls is a natural waterfall on the Ken River, located in Chhatarpur district in the Indian State of Madhya Pradesh. The Duduma waterfall is 175 metres high waterfall located in koraput district of

Which Indian state has emerged as the first “organic state” and the cleanest state in the country?

Indian Geography

In 2015, Sikkim fully implemented organic farming statewide, becoming India’s first “organic state”, while in 2016, it restricted the usage of plastic water bottles (in government functions and meetings) and Styrofoam products, becoming India’s “cleanest state”. No one here uses plastics, no one smokes in public places, no one urinates in the open, and no one litters. There is a penalty for every violation in Sikkim.

Consider the following statements Which tropic of cancer passes before entering India Which among the above statements is / are correct?

Indian Geography

First statement is incorrect because the Tropic of Cancer passes through States of Gujarat, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Tripura, Mizoram. Second statement is correct…………..

Most coral reefs across the world would perish if the surrounding water temperature goes above 31°C. However, the coral reefs in the Persian Gulf can withstand temperatures up to 35°C. What may be the reason(s) for the same?

Indian Geography

First statement is correct because the algae in Gulf corals belong to a group not known for its thermal tolerance and use different genetic mechanisms when compared to coral reefs of other water bodies. Second statement is incorrect because the Persian Gulf is small and the water there is generally more polluted due to oil spills in water.

The Yamuna floodplain has frequently made news in recent times. Consider the following statements about floodplains as geographical feature

Indian Geography

The Yamuna floodplain has frequently made news in recent times. Consider the following statements about floodplains as geographical feature………

Which among the following earthquakes of India is an example of Induced seismicity?

Indian Geography

The 6.5 magnitude earthquake occurred close to 103 metre concrete gravity dam at Koyna. Prior to this earthquake, the area used to be considered aseismic. However, after the construction of the dam and filling up of the reservoir in 1962, the seismic activity increased significantly.

Which of the following statements with respect to the distribution of mineral wealth in India is / are correct?

Indian Geography

In India 95 per cent resources are located in Odisha, mostly in the Sukinda valley in Cuttack and Jaipur districts and the remaining 5 per cent resources are distributed in Manipur and Karnataka and meagre quantities in the states of Jharkhand, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh. The main deposits