Geography – WBPSC Clerkship Previous Year Question Paper

Geography – WBPSC Clerkship Previous Year Question Paper

Geography - WBPSC Clerkship Previous Year Question Paper

Clerkship Question Paper – 2019 (S1)

10. Which one of the following rivers does not flow across the India-Bangladesh border?

(A) The Ganges

(B) Teesta

(C) Atrayee

(D) Damodar


12. Which one of the following states is not a Member of SAARC?

(A) Bangladesh

(B) Myanmar

(C) Sri Lanka

(D) Nepal


13. Which one of the following is not an independent state?

(A) Australia

(B) Scotland

(C) Belgium

(D) Spain


20. Except Hong Kong, how many other Special Administrative Regions(SARs) are there in China?

(A) 2

(B) 1

(C) 3

(D) None of the above


34. How many districts are there in West Bengal?

(A) 21

(B) 19

(C) 23

(D) 22


35. Balakot is in

(A) India’s north-east

(B) Pakistan’s north-west

(C) Afghanistan

(D) Iran-Afghanistan border


36. Fiji is in

(A) The Asia-Pacific region

(B) The North Atlantic region

(C) North Africa

(D) South America


37. Which one of the following is not a Union Territory?

(A) Chandigarh

(B) Andaman and Nicobar Islands

(C) Puducherry

(D) Tripura



Clerkship Question Paper – 2019 (S2)

1. Kamarpukur, the birthplace of Sri Sri Ramakrishna, is in

(A) Howrah

(B) Hooghly

(C) East Bardhaman

(D) Nadia


2. The capital of Australia is

(A) Melbourne

(B) Sydney

(C) Canberra

(D) Perth


13. Amarkantak is in

(A) Maharashtra

(B) Madhya Pradesh

(C) Rajasthan

(D) Uttarakhand


20. Which one of the following ports is not in Pakistan?

(A) Karachi

(B) Gwadar

(C) Pasni

(D) Bandar Abbas


21. Identify the statement that wrongly depicts Mamallapuram as

(A) A UNESCO cultural heritage site.

(B) The ancient capital of the Pallava Kingdom.

(C) Home to the development of Kathakali dance form.

(D) A tourist spot.


24. Which of the following states in India is not a tea-growing state?

(A) Assam

(B) Tripura

(C) Madhya Pradesh

(D) West Bengal


28. Which one of the following states is not a member of BIMSTEC?

(A) Pakistan

(B) Myanmar

(C) Sri Lanka

(D) India


33. Which one of the following states is not an independent state?

(A) Vanuatu

(B) Netherlands

(C) Alaska

(D) Canada


38. Which among the following rivers originate from the Himalayas?

(A) Damodar

(B) Cauvery

(C) The Brahmaputra

(D) Narmada



Clerkship Question Paper – 2009 (S1)

33. Nagarjuna Sagar Project is located on which river?

(A) Kaveri

(B) Krishna

(C) Godavari

(D) Tunga


34. Mineral oil is the liquid form of which rock?

(A) Igneous rock

(B) Metamorphic rock

(C) Sedimentary rock

(D) Crushed rock


45. Canal irrigation is mostly seen in

(A) Southern India

(B) Eastern India

(C) Western India

(D) Northern India


57. India’s largest river lift irrigation project is located in which state?

(now Kaleshwaram, Telangana)

(A) Madhya Pradesh

(B) Haryana

(C) Punjab

(D) Himachal Pradesh


68. One of the famous cold water springs of India is

(A) Verinag

(B) Sahasradhara

(C) Anantnag

(D) Tatapani



Clerkship Question Paper – 2009 (S2)

31. Where is India’s famous tea auction centre located?

(A) Tejpur

(B) Darjeeling

(C) Guwahati

(D) Siliguri


45. Deccan trap has been formed using which type of rocks.

(A) Igneous Rocks

(B) Igneous and Metamorphic Rocks

(C) Sedimentary and Metamorphic Rocks

(D) Metamorphic Rocks


46. One of the most important port of Odisha is

(A) Vishakhapatnam

(B) Tuticorin

(C) Gopalpur

(D) Paradip


55. One of the main tributaries of Godavari River is

(A) Indravati

(B) Vedvati

(C) Bheema

(D) Sheena


62. Periyar National Park is located in which state?

(A) West Bengal

(B) Uttaranchal

(C) Kerala

(D) Madhya Pradesh



Clerkship Question Paper – 2007

41. Days are longer in India in :

(A) December

(B) September

(C) June

(D) March


45. The Teesta Gorge is seen in the river’s :

(A) Upper Course

(B) Middle Course

(C) Lower Course

(D) At its delta


49. The Satpura Range is a :

(A) Block Mountain

(B) Fold Mountain

(C) Volcanic Mountain

(D) Relict Mountain


53. The chief port of Gujarat is :

(A) Porbandar

(B) Surat

(C) Okha

(D) Kandla


57. The highest peak of India :

(A) Mt. Everest

(B) Kanchenjunga

(C) K2

(D) Nanga Parbat


61. The Shivasamudram Falls are located on the :

(A) Kaveri

(B) Godavari

(C) Krishna

(D) Mahanadi


69. The Iron and Steel plant at Bhadravati gets iron ore from :

(A) Baba Budan Hills

(B) Keonjhar

(C) Bailadila

(D) Bonai


73. _____ industry is known as the ‘Modern Industrial Giant’.

(A) Automobile

(B) Iron and Steel

(C) Petrochemical

(D) Ship building


77. The Kathiawar Peninsula is situated in :

(A) Rajasthan

(B) Maharashtra

(C) Kerala

(D) Gujarat



Clerkship Question Paper – 2006

10. Which of the following crops is cultivated in the largest area in India?

(A) Wheat

(B) Paddy

(C) Sugarcane

(D) Cotton


11. Where is the oldest oil refinery in India located?


(A) Digboi

(B) Cochin

(C) Mathura

(D) Guwahati


35. Which action of wind is responsible for the formation of oasis?


(A) Attrition

(B) Abrasion

(C) Deposition

(D) None of the above


36. By ‘Jhum‘ is meant

(A) A folk dance

(B) A type of farming

(C) A tribe

(D) A river basin


51. Which of the following industries is more related to Ludhiana?

(A) Woolen textile

(B) Cement

(C) Heavy industries

(D) Aluminium industry


60. Which State of India has the longest coastline?

(A) Gujarat

(B) Andhra Pradesh

(C) Kerala

(D) Orissa

61. On which river the city of Srinagar is located?

(A) Beas

(B) Chenab

(C) Ravi

(D) Jhelum


76. Maithon Dam is located in the State of

(A) Jharkhand

(B) West Bengal

(C) Bihar

(D) Uttar Pradesh


85. The longest river of South India is

(A) Mahanadi

(B) Godavari

(C) Krishna

(D) Narmada


86. On which mountain range is Siachen glacier located?

(A) Himalaya

(B) Karakoram

(C) Shiwalik

(D) Singalila


88. ‘Bihu‘ is the festival of

(A) Manipur

(B) Mizoram

(C) Assam

(D) Nagaland


94. The Capital of Uttar Pradesh is

(A) Allahabad

(B) Benaras

(C) Patna

(D) Lucknow



Clerkship Question Paper – 2005

38. Gold is produced in

(A) Kolar

(B) Chiria

(C) Rajasthan

(D) M.P.


54. The longest river in South India is

(A) Mahanadi

(B) Godavari

(C) Krishna

(D) Cauvery


62. The Maithon Dam is on the river

(A) Damodar

(B) Barakar

(C) Konar

(D) Koel


78. Kanyakumari is in

(A) Karnataka

(B) Kerala

(C) Tamil Nadu

(D) Andhra Pradesh


79. Ravi crops are harvested in

(A) March-April

(B) June-July

(C) September-October

(D) October-November


89. Ranthambore Reserved Forest is located in

(A) Madhya Pradesh

(B) Orissa

(C) Rajasthan

(D) Uttar Pradesh


98. Bhilai gets coal from

(A) Dalli Rajhara

(B) Kudremukh

(C) Korba

(D) Talcher



Clerkship Question Paper – 2004

5. Which of the following places has “Tiger Project“?

(A) Jaldapara

(B) Buxa

(C) Gir

(D) Gorumara


10. The Zanskar range is formed of

(A) Marine sediments

(B) Lacustrine sediments

(C) Metamorphic rocks

(D) None of the above


24. ‘Saddle Peak‘ the highest peak of Andaman and Nicobar Islands located in

(A) Great Nicobar

(B) North Andaman

(C) Middle Andaman

(D) Little Andaman


50. The Himalayan ranges stretch from west to east for

(A) 2700 km

(B) 2500 km

(C) 3000 km

(D) 2400 km


53. The average pressure over the earth’s surface at sea-level is

(A) 1013.25 mb

(B) 1000.12 mb

(C) 1080 mb

(D) 1025 mb


95. The average elevation of Peninsular plateau of India is between

(A) 600 to 900 meters

(B) 500 to 800 metres

(C) 400 to 800 metres

(D) 600 to 700 metres



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