Integrated Guidance Programme of General Studies for IAS
Subject - India & World Geography
Chapter - Land and the People
1. Consider the following,
which of these is correct?
i) India is the seventh largest country in the
world and ranks second in population.
ii) Sri Lanka is separated from India by the Palk
Strait and Gulf of Mannar.
iii) The Indus, Ganga and the Brahmaputra are the
world’s greatest stretches of Alluvium.
a) All of the above
b) ii and iii
c) i and iii
d) None of the above
2. Which of these are correct?
i) In India the north east monsoon is commonly
known as winter monsoon blows from sea to land
ii) The southwest monsoon brings the most of the
rainfall during the year.
a) i only
b) ii only
c) i and ii
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