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mcq on indian states for ssc exam

Which State has the longest coastline?

(a) Andhra Pradesh

(b) Maharashtra

(c) Gujarat

(d) Karnataka

Solution: (c)
Gujarat, in the northwestern region of India, has the longest coastline, covering more than 1,600 km. It accounts for 22% of total coastline of the country. Its coast is bordered by the Arabian Sea and the Gulfs of Khambat and Kachchh

Which of the following State is surrounded by Bangladesh from three sides?

(a) Nagaland

(b) Assam

(c) Arunachal Pradesh

(d) Tripura

Solution: (d)
Tripura is bordered by Bangladesh to the north, south, and west, and the Indian states of Assam and Mizoram to the east. It is a state in Northeast India. It is third-smallest state in the India.

Which State of India is leading in solar energy generation?

(a) Gujarat

(b) Rajasthan

(c) Haryana

(d) Uttar Pradesh

Solution: (b)
According to data released by the Union Ministry of New and Renewable Energy on June 4, 2015, Rajasthan has become number one state in the country in terms of total installed capacity of solar energy. Rajasthan with total 1,167 megawatt (MW) installed capacity has surpassed Gujarat (1000 MW) which was previous number one state in the country. Top five states in India are (in terms of installed capacity) are:
Rajasthan: 1047 MW;
Gujarat: 1000 MW;
Madhya Pradesh: 563 MW;
Maharashtra: 363 MW;
Andhra Pradesh: 247 MW.

The Kovvada Nuclear Park project is proposed to be setup in which State?

(a) Rajasthan

(b) Uttar Pradesh

(c) Andhra Pradesh

(d) Karnataka

Solution: (c)
Kovvada Atomic Power Project is a proposed 6,600 MW nuclear power station in Andhra Pradesh. U.Sbased Westinghouse Electric Corporation will supply AP-1000 nuclear reactors to Nuclear Power Corporation of India (NPCIL) for this prestigious project. Andhra Pradesh will get 50 per cent of the power to be produced at the atomic power plant.

Which of the following States are together called as seven sister states?

(a) Tripura, Meghalaya, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram

(b) Sikkim, West Bengal, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram

(c) Sikkim, West Bengal, Meghalaya, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Tripura

(d) Tripura, Meghalaya, Assam, Orissa, Sikkim, Manipur, Mizoram

Solution: (a)
The Seven Sister states are the contiguous states of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Manipur, Mizoram, Nagaland and Tripura in northeastern India. These states cover an area of 255,511 square kilometres or about seven percent of India’s total area.

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