NDA, Previous Year Solved Question Set, General Knowledge Part - 4

Q.1. Identify from the following states of India through which the Tropic of Cancer passes through and arrange them from east to west: (NDA 2011)

1.           Gujarat

2.           West Bengal

3.           Uttar Pradesh

4.           Jharkhand

5.           Madhya Pradesh

6.           Bihar

7.           Chhattisgarh

Select the correct answer using the options given below: (NDA 2011)


A. 2-5-7-4-1
B. 2-4-7-5-1
C. 3-2-6-7-5
D. 3-7-4-6-2

Answer: B

Consider the following statements: (NDA 2005)

1.           The equatorial forests are evergreens

2.           The Mediterranean region has deciduous forests of broad-leaves trees

3.           Taiga forests are found in Kashmir

Which of the statements given above are correct? 

A. 1 and 2
B. 2 and 3
C. 1 and 3
D. 1, 2, and 3

Answer: D

Consider the following statements regarding Andaman and Nicobar Islands: (NDA 2010)

1.           It enjoys equatorial climate

2.           The is the only place in India where a volcano is located

3.           The is the only place in India where coral bed is found

Which of the statements given above is/are correct? 

A. 1, 2, and 3
B. 1 and 2
C. 2 and 3
D. 1 only

Answer: B

Match the following: (NDA 2004)

A.          Amber Fort        1. Uttar Pradesh

B.           Auroville            2. Pondicherry

C.           Buland Darwaza3.Karnataka

D.          Gol Gumbaz      4.Rajasthan

A. A-4, B-3, C-2, D-1
B. A-1, B-2, C-3, D-4
C. A-4, B-2, C-1, D-3
D. A-4, B-1, C-2, D-3

Answer: C

Consider the following ports:

1.           Karaikal

2.           Machilipatnam

3.           Paradeep

4.           Visakhapatnam

What is the correct sequence of the above ports from North to South: (NDA 2005)


A. 1 – 2 – 4 – 3
B. 1 – 4 – 2 – 3
C. 3 – 2 – 4 – 1
D. 3 – 4 – 2 – 1

Answer: D

Consider the following statements:

1.           Tamil Nadu is the only area which receive about half of its rainfall from North-East monsoon winds

2.           Kerala is the only state receiving very heavy rainfall from South-West monsoon winds

3.           In India, the south-west monsoon is stronger than the north-east monsoon.

Select the correct options: (NDA 2001)

A. 1, 2 and 3
B. 1 and 2
C. 1 and 3
D. 2 and 3

Answer: A

Arrange the following States on the basis of ascending dates of the onset of monsoon: (NDA 2010)

              1.           Uttar Pradesh

              2.           Kerala

              3.           West Bengal

              4.           Rajasthan

A. 2,3,1,4
B. 3,2,1,4
C. 3,1,2,4
D. 1,2,3,4

Answer: B

Match the following: (NDA 205)



A. Tirupur

1. Railway Engines

B. Udaipur

2. Textiles

C. Rishikesh

3. Cement

D. Varanasi

4. Pharmaceuticals

Select the correct option: 

A. A-2, B-1, C-4, D-3
B. A-4, B-3, C-2, D-1
C. A-2, B-3, C-4, D-1
D. A-4, B-1, C-2, D-3

Answer: C

Match the following: (NDA 2008)

Coal Fields of India


A. Jharia

1. Tamil Nadu

B. Raniganj

2. Orissa

C. Talcher

3. Jharkhand

D. Korba

4. West Bengal


5. Chhattisgarh

Select the correct option:


A. A-3, B-4, C-2, D-5
B. A-2, B-5, C-1, D-4
C. A-3, B-5, C-2, D-4
D. A-2, B-4, C-1, D-5

Answer: A

Match the following: (NDA 2011)



A. Bauxite

1. Andhra Pradesh

B. Mica

2. Orissa

C. Copper

3. Madhya Pradesh

D. Zinc

4. Rajasthan

Select the correct options: 

A. A-4, B-1, C-3, D-2
B. A-2, B-1, C-3, D-4
C. A-4, B-3, C-1, D-2
D. A-2, B-3, C-1, D-4

Answer: B


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