Economic Geography Questions Bank

Which of the following is known as the “Pearl City”?

  • Kandla
  • Tuticorin
  • Hyderabad
  • Kochi

Tuticorin is known as “Pearl City” due to the pearl fishing carried out in the town. It is a commercial seaport which serves the inland cities of Southern India and is one of the sea gateways of Tamil Nadu.

Leading coffee producing state in India?


Coffee production in India is dominated in the hill tracts of South Indian States, with the state of Karnataka accounting for more than 50% of total Coffee production in India.

Cotton textile industry is located in western India, what’s main reason for it?


Availability of power and raw material for textiles along with skilled labour facilitated growth of textiles industries in Western India.

Which one of the following iron and steel plants was established with the British Collaboration?

  • Bhilai
  • Rourkela
  • Bokaro
  • Durgapur

Durgapur Steel Plant which is located in Durgapur, West Bengal was set up by assistance from UK.

Which one of the following does not have a heavy water plant?


Sriharikotadoes not have a heavy water plant.

Which one of the following places with petrochemical industries is most westward located in India?

  • Kota
  • Nagpur
  • Barauni
  • Ujjain

Kota Petrochemical industry is the most westward located in India

Which one of the following is a land-locked harbour?

  • Visakhapatnam
  • Ennore
  • Mumbai
  • Haldia

Visakhapatnam is the deepest landlocked part in India

Which states of India have derived maximum benefits from green revolution?


Punjab, Haryana, Western UP

Which one of the following is NOT the port town of Gujarat?

  • Jamnagar
  • Okha
  • Porbandar
  • Veraval

Jamnagar is not the port town of Gujarat while others are port towns of Gujarat.

Expansion of Urban India is a platform for?


• Industrial Growth
• Modern Service Sector Growth
• Creation of improved income opportunities

Economically the most important rocks in India are?


Dharwa Rocks are most important rocks in India, these are found in Dharwar district of Karnataka.

Which is largest milk producing state in India?


Uttar Pradesh is largest milk producing state in India, in 2021 UP produced 30.5 million tons of milk.

In India, the ports are categorized as major and non-major ports. Which one of the following is a non-major port?

  • Cochin
  • Dahej
  • Paradip
  • New Mangluru

Dahej is non-major port.

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