General Awareness - Geography of India - Indian Geography Quiz - Part 2

General Awareness - Geography of India - Indian Geography Quiz

General Awareness - Indian Geography - Geography of India - Geography Quiz for All Competitive Exams - Part II

  • Green Revolution is related with the use of HYVS.
  • HYVS - High Yielding Variety Seeds.
  • Green Revolution takes place during 1960.
  • White revolution is related with a sharp increase in milk production.
  • White revolution takes place during the year of 1964-65.
  • 'Operation Flood' is a programme in white Revolution.
  • India stands first in the world in milk production.
  • Dr. Varghese Kurien is the pioneer of operation flood in India.
  • The first paper mill was opened at Serampore in West Bengal in 1840 but it failed. A successful mill was established at Bally in 1867.
  • The first woollen mill was opened in 1855 in Kanpur,
  • The units of Hindustan Machine Tools function at Bangalore, Pinjore (Haryana), Kalamesari (Kerala) and Hyderabad.
  • The first cotton mill was opened in 1818 in fort Glocester in Calcutta. The first modern mill was opened in Bombay in 1854.
  • The first cement factory was established at Madras in 1904. 
  • The first jute mill was opened in 1855, Rishra at Calcutta.
  • The first silk industry was opened in 1832 at Calcutta.
  • The first Rayon mill was opened in Rayanpuram at Kerala in 1950.
  • The Heavy Engineering Corporation was set up at Ranchi in 1958.
  • The first fertilizer factory was started in 1938 at Belagula
  • The first iron and steel works was opened in Kulti in 1870. The first modern plant was set up in Sakchi in Jamshcdpur in 1907.
  • The first rubber factory was established in 1920.

 Mineral Production in India

  • Apatite: West Bengal and Andhra Pradesh
  • Asbestos: Rajasthan and Andhra Pradesh
  • Barytes: , Himachal Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh and Rajasthan
  • Chromite: Orissa, Maharashtra and Karnataka
  • Coal: Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh and Orissa
  • Bauxite: Gujarat, Orissa and Jharkhand
  • Lignite: Rajasthan , Tamil Nadu and Gujarat 
  • Copper: Jharkhand,  Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Sikkim
  • Gold: Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh 
  • Diamond: Madhya Pradesh
  • Dolomite: Chhattisgarh, Orissa and Andhra Pradesh 
  • Feldspar: Rajasthan, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka 
  • Graphite: Jharkhand , Orissa and Tamil Nadu
  • Iron Ore: Chhattisgarh, Goa,  Karnataka and Jharkhand
  • Gypsum: Rajasthan, Gujarat and Jammu Kashmir
  • Magnasite: Tamil Nadu, Karnataka  and Uttaranchal
  • Manganese: Orissa, Karnataka, Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh
  • Mica: Andhra Pradesh,  Bihar and Jharkhand 
  • Petroleum: Maharashtra, Gujarat and Assam 
  • Natural Gas: Maharashtra, Gujarat and Assam 
  • Silver: Gujarat and Jharkhand 
  • Sulphur: Haryana and Gujarat
  • Tin: Chhattisgarh
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