100 NTSE 2022 Geography Questions Which Can Create Difference – II


Written By Avinash Sharan

26th July 2021

100 Most Expected NTSE 2022 Geography Questions – II

NTSE 2022 Geography questions will help you to prepare and check your preparations. Solve these NTSE 2022 Geography questions in one sitting. NTSE 2022 popularly known as National Talent Search Examination is a prestigious National-Level exam. It is conducted by NCERT (National Council of Educational Research and Training) for class X students. It is conducted once in a year in two different stages. NTSE- 2022 Stage I exam will be a state level exam and will be conducted by all the states and Union Territories of India. The students who will clear stage I exam will qualify for stage II.

Stage-II will be a National level Exam. The students who will clear both the Stages will be eligible to receive the Scholarship. The scholarship will be given on the basis of the overall performance of students in Stage-I and Stage-II. The application form for this exam will be filled in online mode whereas the NTSE 2022 examination will be held in offline mode. https://ncert.nic.in/national-talent-examination.php

NTSE – 2022 Exam Overview

Name of Examination :                          National Talent Search Examination 2022

Conducting Authority:                           NCERT (National Council of Education Research and Training)

Mode of Application:                             Online

Duration of Exam :                                 120 minutes / 2 Hrs. (For each stage)

Question Type      :                                 Objective (MCQ’s)

Number of Questions In Stage 1:         (200 Questions)
Number of Questions In Stage 2:         (200 Questions)

No. of sections:                                      2 (Mental Ability Test and Scholastic Ability Test


If you are preparing for NTSE – 2022, you must be aware of the syllabus. Geography syllabus is given below.

For Geography  NTSE 2022  questions from classes VI to VIII, Click on the given link.

Class IX – X: 

India and its Neighbors, Natural Vegetation, Population, Resources and Development, Water Resources, Agriculture.

100 Most Expected Geography Questions For NTSE 2022 Preparation

Chapter 1 – India and its Neighbors

1 The southernmost point of the Indian union which got submerged under the sea water in 2004 during Tsunami is

a) Lakshadweep

b) Cape Comorin

c) Indira point

d) Kavaratti.

2. Before the opening of Suez canal, European sailors used to visit India through _____________.

a) Red sea

b) Cape of Good Hope

c) Gulf of Mannar

d) Mediterranean sea.

3. What separates India from Sri Lanka.

a) Palk strait.

b) Gulf of Kutchch

c) Medagascar islands

d) Indira point.

4. Maldives islands are situated to the south of the _______________islands.

a) Lakshadweep

b) Andaman and Nicobar

c) Sri Lanka

d) Kerala

5. Which country is not the part of the Indian subcontinent?

a) Nepal

b) Bhutan

c) China

d) Maldives

6. India is called a subcontinent because of

a) it’s vast size.

b) it’s distinct culture.

c) physical features

d) all of these.

7. Which part of India is considered to be a peninsula?

a) Eastern

b) Western

c) Northern

d) Southern

8. The Tropic of cancer passes through how many states?

a) six

b) seven

c) eight

d) nine

9. If Karakoram and Zaskar are Himalayan ranges, then what are K2 and Kanchenjunga.

a) Highest ranges.

b) High peaks

c) Mountains.

d) Glaciers.

10. Which of the following is the oldest route of contact between India and other countries of the world?

a) Land routes

b) Ocean routes

c) rivers

d) Himalayan pass

11. 97°25′ Longitude is the _______________ longitude of India.

a) Easternmost

b) Westernmost

c) Northernmost

d) Southernmost

12. India’s total area accounts for about _______ per cent of the total geographical area of the world.

a) 4.28

b) 3.8

c) 2.4

d) 1.4

13. Which is the Highest range of Himalayas?

a) Mt. Everest.

b) Himadri

c) Annamalai

d) Nilgiri.

14. Which neighboring country lies to the east of India?

a) Myanmar

b) Bhutan

c) Bangladesh

d) Afghanistan

15. Before 1947, there were two types of states in India – the provinces and the Princely states. Princely states were ruled by ___________.

a) local hereditary rulers.

b) British officials

c)  Viceroy

d) Chief Ministers.

100 Most Expected NTSE 2022 Geography Questions – II

Chapter 2 – Natural Vegetation

1) Our country India is one of the ________ mega bio-diversity countries of the world.

a) Eighth

b) Tenth

c) Twelfth

d) Fourteenth

2. Which is a non-flowering plant in India?

a) Ferns

b) Algae

c) Fungi

d) All of these.

3. The virgin vegetation, which are purely Indian are known as _________________ species.

a) endemic

b) exotic

c) Virgin

d) flora and fauna.

4. The variation in duration of sunlight at different places is due to differences in ________________ .

a) latitude

b) altitude

c) season

d) all of these.

5. According to India State of Forest Report 2011, the forest cover in India is ______________  per cent. 

a) 12.5%

b) 21.05

c) 27.5%

d) 33%

6. Tropical evergreen forests appear green all the year round because  _______________ .

a) trees are very tall.

b) sunlight cannot enter in the forest.

c) soil is very fertile.

d) There is no definite time for trees to shed their leaves.

7. Teak, Bamboos, sal, shisham, sandalwood and khair are commercially important trees of which forest?

a) Tropical rain forests.

b) Tropical Deciduous forests.

c) Mangrove forests.

d) Thorn forests.

8. Sarpgandha, a plant only found in India is used to treat ______________ .

a) Asthma

b) Blood pressure

c) Cancer

d) Diabetes.

9. Wildlife Protection Act was implemented in _______________ in India.

a) 1965

b) 1969

c) 1972

d) 1975

10. The natural habitat of the Indian lion is the ____________ forest in Gujarat.

a) Rann of Kachchh

b) Sundarbans.

c) Bharatpur

d) Gir

Q 11. Ebony, mahogany and rosewood trees are grown in which type of the forests?

a) Coniferous forest

b) Tropical rainforest

c) Tropical thorn forest

d) None of these.

Q 12. Why is the southern slopes in Himalayan region covered with thick vegetation?

a) On account of more exposure to sunlight

b) On account of more precipitation

c) On account of less exposure to colder winds

d) All the above

Q 13. Assertion (A) : Vegetation os the index of climate.

          Reason (R) : Rainfall and temperature predominantly affect the type of vegetation.

a) Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A.

b) Both A and R are true but R is not the correct explanation of A.

c) A is true but R is false.

d) A is false but R is true.

Q14. Why the trees in the equatorial rain forests tall?

a) Due to high temperature  and abundant rainfall.

b) Trees also grow with rapid speed to get maximum sunlight in this region.

c) Hot and humid climate support the growth of a variety of trees.

d) All the above.

Q 15. Which place in India is famous for migratory birds (Flamingo) during the winter season.

a) Sundarbans.

b) Ganga – Brahmaputra Plains.

c) Rann of Kachchh.

d) Thar desert.

100 Most Expected NTSE 2022 Geography Questions – II

Chapter 3 – Population

Q1. India’s population as on March 2001 stood at 1,028 million. It accounts for_________

A. 16.7 per cent of the world’s population

B. 17.6 per cent of the world’s population

C.  21.7 per cent of the world’s population

D. 22.3 per cent of the world’s population

Q2. The 2001 Census data reveals that __________with a population size of __________ million people is the most populous state of India.

A. Bihar, 143

B. West Bengal,  151

C. Uttar Pradesh, 166

D. Kerala,  105

Q3. . In India the first census was held in the year _______________.

A. 1851

B. 1872

C. 1882

D. 1901

Q4. Which two countries are more densely populated than India?

A. Japan and Nepal.

B. Bangladesh and Pakistan.

C. Pakistan and Sri Lanka.

D. Japan and Bangladesh.

Q5. Internal migration does not change _______________

A. The size of population.

B. Distribution of population.

C. Sex ratio.

D. Density of population.

Q6. Which state or Union Territory, has a favorable sex  ratio.

A. Delhi.

B. Pondicherry.

C. Tamil Nadu.

D. Rajasthan.

Q7. _______________ activities include transport, communications, commerce, administration and other services.

A. Primary.

B. Secondary.

C. Tertiary.

D. None of the above.

Q8. To be a literate in India, according to census 2001, a person should be ____________

A. five years and above who can read and write with understanding in any language.

B. Seven years and above who can read and write with understanding in any language.

C. Should be able to read and write Hindi and English.

D. Fourteen years and above who can read and write with understanding in any language.

Q9. Which state has the lowest population?

A. Rajasthan.

B. Arunachal Pradesh.

C. Sikkim

D. Nagaland.

Q 10. Which state in India has the highest density of population as per 2011 census.

A. Bihar

B. West Bengal

C. Uttar Pradesh.

D. Kerala.

100 Most Expected NTSE 2022 Geography Questions – II

Chapter 4 Resources and Development

1. Which one of the following statements is true about the term resources?

(a) Resources are free gifts of nature.

(b) They are the functions of human activities.

(c) All those things which are found in nature.

(d) Things which cannot be used to fulfill our needs.

2. Under which of the following type of resource can wood be put?

(a) Biotic

(b) Renewable

(c) Non-Renewable

(d) Stock

3. Land left without cultivation for more than five agricultural years is called

(a) Cultural waste land

(b) Current fallow land

(c) Waste land

(d) Barren land

4. Which factor is not responsible for Global ecological crisis?

(a) Depletion of resources for satisfying the greed of few individuals.

(b) Accumulation of resources in few hands.

(c) Sustainable economic development.

(d) Indiscriminate exploitation of resources.

5. Mountains account for ____________ percent of the total surface area of the country.

(a) 17%

(b) 27%

(c) 30%

(d) 43%

Q 6. For stabilization of desert and sand dunes, ____________have contributed significantly.

(a)  Contour Ploughing

(b) Terrace farming

(c)  Strip cropping

(d)  Shelter belts

Q7. In the question given below, there are two statements marked as Assertion (A) and Reason (R). Read the statements and choose the correct option

Assertion (A) : Laterite soils are formed in the areas of High temperature and heavy rainfall.
Reason (R) : High amount of rainfall results in leaching of soluble minerals and silica.


A. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A.

B. Both A and R are true and R is not the correct explanation of A.

C. A is true but B is false.

D. A is false but R is true.

Q8. Which of the following statements regarding red soils of India is/are correct?

I) The colour of the soil is red due to diffusion of iron content.

II. Red soils look yellow when it occurs in hydrated form.

III. This type of soil is spread over North-west Deccan plateau and is made up of lava flows.

IV. Most of the Red soils have come into existence due to weathering of ancient crystalline Igneous rocks.

Select the correct answer using the codes given.

A. i and II Only

B. I , II and III Only

C. I, II and IV Only

D. II, III and IV Only.

Q9. The western parts of India particularly Rajasthan and Gujarat have enormous potential for the development of wind and solar energy, but so far these have not been developed properly. Which among the following options best describe this type of resources

A. Potential resource
B. Stock
C. Developed resource
D. Reserves

Q10. In which of the following states, overirrigation has caused severe land degradation? 

A. Gujarat
B. Jharkhand
C. Punjab
D. Chhattisgarh

Q11.. Area sown more than once in an agricultural year plus net sown area is known as: 

A. Net sown area
B. Forest cover
C. Waste land
D. Gross cropped area

100 Most Expected NTSE 2022 Geography Questions – II

Chapter 5 Water Resources

Q1. Which area is not likely to suffer from water scarcity?

A. An area with low population and moderate rainfall.

B. The areas that are drought-prone and have low rainfall.

C. The area with more population with excessive use of water.

D. Area with low population and fast run off of water.

Q2. Which one among the following is the largest artificial lake built in 11th century.

A. Sambhar lake.

B. Chilika Lake

C. Bhopal lake

D. Govind Sagar lake.

Q3. The Tank of Hauz Khas to supply water in the Siri Fort area was constructed by_______

A. Chandragupta Maurya

B. Illtutmish

C. Ashoka.

D. Shahjahan

Q4. Which one of the following is a disadvantage of dam?

A. Electricity generation.

B. Supply water for domestic and industrial purposes.

C. Sedimentation in the dams.

D. flood control.

Q5. Which one of the following South Indian states has the highest groundwater utilization (in per cent) of its total groundwater potential?

A. Karnataka

B. Tamil Nadu

C. Andhra Pradesh

D. Kerala

Q6. What are “Guls” and “Kuls”.

A. Rainwater harvesting system.

B. Diversion channels.

C. Man made Lakes.

D. Underground tanks.

Q7. The first state in India that has made rooftop rainwater harvesting compulsory in all the houses is _________. 

A. Karnataka

B. Meghalaya

C. Rajasthan

D. Tamil Nadu.

Q8. The highest proportion of the total water used in the country is in which one of the following sectors? 

A. Irrigation
B. Industries
C. Domestic use
D. None of the above

100 Most Expected NTSE 2022 Geography Questions – II

Chapter 6 Agriculture

Q1. In North Eastern states like Assam, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Slash and Burn agriculture is known as _______

A. Milpa

B. Jhooming.

C. Dipa

D. Roca.

Q2. Which of the following statement is incorrect about Primitive subsistence farming.

A. It depends upon monsoon.

B. Uses tools like hoe, dao and digging sticks.

C. Allows nature to replenish the natural fertility of the soil.

D. Farmers use fertilizers to increase land productivity.

Q3. Which of the following statement is incorrect about Intensive subsistence farming.

A. Farmers continue to take maximum output from the limited land.

B. Practiced in the areas of high population.

C. High doses of chemical inputs are used for obtaining higher production.

D. Requires well developed network of transport.

Q4. _______________ is a commercial crop in Haryana and Punjab but Subsistence crop in Odisha,

A. Rice

B. Wheat

C. Maize

D. Jowar and Bajra

Q5. Which crop requires 210 frost free days and bright sunshine.

A. Jute

B. Cotton

C. Rubber

D. Tea.

NTSE 2022 Geography Questions – II

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