INDIAN GEOGRAPHY OBJECTIVE QUESTIONS/MCQ
Q21. If it is 10:00 a.m. IST, then what would be the local time at Shillong on 92º E longitude?
[IAS (Pre) 1999]
(A) 9:38 a.m.
(B) 10:38 a.m.
(C) 10:22 a.m.
(D) 9:22 a.m.
Q22. When there is midnight at IST meridian, a place observes 6 A.M. The meridian on which the said place is located is [UPPCS (Mains) 2002]
(A) 7º 31′ E
(B) 172º 30′ E
(C) 7º 30′ E
(D) 127º 30′ W
Q23. How many hours of time difference will be there between the most Western village of Gujarat and the most Eastern village of Arunachal Pradesh, Walong? [UPPCS (Pre) 1992]
(A) 1 hour
(B) 2 hours
(C) 3 hours
(D) 1/2 hour
Q24. If the Sun rises at Tirap in Arunachal Pradesh at 5:00 a.m. (IST), then what time (IST), will the Sun rise in Kandla in Gujarat? [UPPCS (Pre) 2010]
(A) About 5:30 a.m.
(B) About 6:00 a.m.
(C) About 7:00 a.m.
(D) About 7:30 a.m.
Q25. When it is noon at IST meridian, what would be the local time at 120º East longitude? [UPPCS (Pre) 2001]
Q26. The Indian Standard Time Meridian does not pass through [UPPCS (Mains) 2010]
(A) Andhra Pradesh
(D) Uttar Pradesh
Q27. Standard Indian Time (Meridian Longitude 82º 30′) passes through which of the following towns? [MPPCS (Pre) 1996]
Q28. Which of the following longitudes is known as ‘Standard Meridian’ in India? [UPPCS (Pre) 2013 UP Lower Sub. (Pre) 2013]
(A) 87º 30′ E
(B) 85º 30′ E
(C) 84º 30′ E
(D) 82º 30′ E
Q29. The Indian Standard Time is taken from which of the following city? [UPPCS (Pre) 1993]
(A) Allahabad (Naini)
Q30. How much is the difference between Indian Standard Time (I.S.T.) and Greenwich Mean Time (G.M.T.)? [Jharkhand PCS (Pre) 2010 45th BPSC (Pre) 2001 Jharkhand PCS (Pre) 2003]
(A) +4½ hours
(B) +5½ hours
(C) – 5½ hours
(D) – 4½ hours
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