Geography – WBPSC Miscellaneous Preliminary Question Paper

Geography - WBPSC Miscellaneous Preliminary Question Paper

WBPSC Miscellaneous Preliminary Question Paper

Miscellaneous Question Paper – 2019

11. Which of the archaeological site is situated in West Bengal?

(A) Ahicchatra

(B) Sisupalgarh

(C) Bamangaon

(D) Mogolmari


18. From which part of Myanmar do the Rohingyas originally belong to?

(A) Rakhine

(B) Kachin

(C) Chin

(D) None of the above


22. Hemis National Park is situated in

(A) Shimla

(B) Darjeeling

(C) Guwahati

(D) Ladakh


42. Which of the following countries does not share a land border with India?

(A) China

(B) Myanmar

(C) Afghanistan

(D) None of the Above


44. Which river enters India from Numcha Barwa?

(A) Ganga

(B) Yamuna

(C) Brahmaputra

(D) Jalangi


48. Which of the following water body is not attached to any sea?

(A) Aral Sea

(B) Black Sea

(C) Mediterranean Sea

(D) Red Sea


70. Which of the following is not a part of the Himalayas?

(A) Shivalik

(B) Sahyadri

(C) Himadri

(D) Himachal


72. Dasht-e-Margo, also known as ‘Desert of Death’ is related to which country?

(A) Saudi Arabia

(B) Kazakhstan

(C) Iraq

(D) Afghanistan



Miscellaneous Question Paper – 2018

72. Tungabhadra river flows in which of the following states?

(A) Assam

(B) Arunachal Pradesh

(C) Andhra Pradesh

(D) Uttarakhand


73. How many dialects are prevailing in the State of Arunachal Pradesh?

(A) 60 dialects

(B) 55 dialects

(C) 50 dialects

(D) 45 dialects


74. Which State in India is the meeting point of Mongoloids and Caucasoids?

(A) Jammu & Kashmir

(B) Assam

(C) Madhya Pradesh

(D) Karnataka


75. In which state the ‘Udanti Sanctuary’ is situated?

(A) Assam

(B) Chhattisgarh

(C) Karnataka

(D) Odissa


76. The Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary is situated in which state?

(A) Haryana

(B) Uttar Pradesh

(C) Gujarat

(D) Assam


77. In which State the ‘Wular Lake’ is situated?

(A) West Bengal

(B) Assam

(C) Gujarat

(D) Jammu & Kashmir


78. The Annamalai mountain is situated in which state?

(A) Telangana

(B) Kerala

(C) Himachal Pradesh

(D) Madhya Pradesh


79. The mountain ‘Susunia Hills’ is situated in which state?

(A) West Bengal

(B) Odissa

(C) Jharkhand

(D) Madhya Pradesh



Miscellaneous Question Paper – 2012 (S-1)

  1. Which Dam is currently at the centre of a controversy between Kerala and Tamil Nadu ?

(A) Nagarjunasagar Dam      

(B)  Mullaperiyar Dam     

(C) Perunchani Dam     

(D) Mettur Dam


  1. Jhelum is an important river of

(A) Jammu and Kashmir        

(B) Punjab       

(C) Haryana       

(D) Rajasthan


  1. The river Ajoy flows between

(A) Damodar and Rupnarayan

(B) Rupnarayan and Kangsabati

(C) Subarnarekha and Rupnarayan

(D) Damodar and Mayurakshi


  1. The highest peak in India is

(A) Nandadevi        

(B) Kanchenjunga        

(C) Karakoram      

(D) Everest


  1. The largest town on the river Ganga is

(A) Kanpur         

(B) Delhi       

(C) Lucknow         

(D) Kolkata


  1. The highest plateau in India is

(A)  Tibet       

(B) Pamir       

(C) Ladakh       

(D) Pirpanjal


  1. Rourkela iron and steel industry is located on the river

(A) Mahanadi       

(B) Godavari       

(C) Koel       

(D) Brahmani


  1. The Wular lake is situated to the

(A) North east of Srinagar

(B) North west of Srinagar

(C) South east of Srinagar

(D) South west of Srinagar


  1. The largest steel plant in India is

(A) Jamshedpur       

(B) Bokaro       

(C) Durgapur        

(D) Bhilai



Miscellaneous Question Paper – 2012 (S-2)

1. Bhilai is situated in the state of

(A) Chhattisgarh

(B) Madhya Pradesh

(C) Orissa

(D) Andhra Pradesh


10. Westernmost district of West Bengal is

(A) Bankura

(B) Paschim Medinipur

(C) Purulia

(D) Burdwan


11. Which country is the largest importer of Gold?


(B) France

(C) Germany

(D) India


13. Jamshedpur is located on the river

(A) Damodar

(B) Subarnarekha

(C) Ajoy

(D) Rupnarayan


16. The highest peak of the Deccan plateau is

(A) Anaimudi

(B) Kalsubai

(C) Mahabaleswar

(D) Nilgiri


23. Shillong is located to the ___ of Garo, Khasi and Jayantiya hills.

(A) South

(B) North

(C) East

(D) West


41. Name the telescope from NASA that recently discovered 26 new planets.

(A) Galileo Telescope

(B) Copernicus Telescope

(C) Kepler Telescope

(D) Bose Telescope


74. Durgapur is situated on the river

(A) Ajoy

(B) Kangsabati

(C) Mayurakshi

(D) Damodar


79. Subarnarekha is a river of the district of

(A) Bankura

(B) Paschim Medinipur

(C) Purba Medinipur

(D) Purulia


93. Naini Tal lake is situated in the state of

(A) Uttar Pradesh

(B) Himachal Pradesh

(C) Uttarakhand

(D) Jammu and Kashmir


99. Which one of these is a sanctuary?

(A) Corbett

(B) Gorumara

(C) Sundarban

(D) Mudhumalai



Miscellaneous Question Paper – 2011

  1. The Government of India proposes to establish the Jaitapur Nuclear Power Project in which State?      

(A) Maharashtra

(B) Chhattisgarh

(C) Madhya Pradesh

(D) Jharkhand


  1. The word ‘Bergschrund‘ is associated with the

(A) Works of rivers

(B) Works of winds

(C) Works of glaciers

(D) Works of waves


  1. Tungabhadra is a tributary of      

(A) Krishna river

(B) Cauvery river

(C) Godavari river

(D) Mahanadi river


  1. The nearest planet to the Sun is      

(A) Mars

(B) Venus

(C) Mercury

(D) Saturn


  1. The Siachen Glacier is situated in which mountain range?      

(A) Himalayan Range

(B) Pamir Range

(C) Karakoram Range

(D) Pir Panjal Range

  1. Between Elburz and Zagroslies   

(A) Arabian Plateau

(B) Tibetan Plateau

(C) Anatolian Highland

(D) Iranian Plateau


  1. True desert in Rajasthan  is known as

(A) Bagar

(B) Khadar

(C) Marusthali

(D) Rohilkhand


  1. What is a Jainsem?      

(A) An Assamese dress      

(B) The ethnic dress of Meghalaya women      

(C) The ethnic dress of Mizo women

(D) The ethnic dress of Manipuri women


  1. Which of the following states was previously known as NEFA?

(A) Nagaland

(B) Manipur

(C) Mizoram

(D) Arunachal Pradesh


  1. Aphelion position of the earth occurs on

(A) July 4

(B) January 3

(C) March 21

(D) September 23


  1. Wagah Border check point is located in.

(A) Indo-Pak border

(B) Indo-Nepal border

(C) Indo-Bangladesh border

(D) Indo-Sri Lankan maritime border



Miscellaneous Question Paper – 2010

  1. Duncan Passage lies between

(A) Andaman and Nicobar

(B) South Andaman and Little Andaman

(C) Amindivi and Lakshadweep Islands

(D) Little Andaman and Nicobar


  1. Marusthali’ is situated in

(A) Karnataka

(B) Gujarat

(C) Rajasthan

(D) Madhya Pradesh


  1. Which of the ports of India is the main outlet for tea export?

(A) Mumbai

(B) Kolkata

(C) Cochin

(D) Paradeep


  1. The Indian Peninsula is getting narrower and narrower losing itself into

(A) Cochin

(B) Rameswaram

(C) Visakhapatnam

(D) Kanyakumari


  1. Geostationary satellite revolves round the earth from

(A) East to West

(B) West to East

(C) North to South

(D) South to North


  1. Which of the following has the oldest rocks in India?

(A) The Himalayas 

(B) The Indo-Gangetic Plains

(C) The Aravallis

(D) The Shiwaliks


  1. Which of the following soils is favourable for the cultivation of cotton?

(A) Red soil

(B) Regur

(C) Alluvial soil

(D) Laterite


  1. Which of the following pairs is correct?

(A) Maharashtra-Paradip

(B) Tamil Nadu-Mangalore

(C) Gujarat-Kandla

(D) Karnataka-Tuticorin


  1. McMohan Line demarcates the boundary between

(A) India and Pakistan

(B) India and China

(C) India and Nepal

(D) India and Bangladesh


  1. Chhatimtala’ is a famous spot in

(A) Banaras Hindu University

(B) Burdwan University

(C) University of Calcutta

(D) Visva Bharati University






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