Our Country - India
Q1. Fill in the blanks.
The southernmost Himalayas are known as
Sahyadris is also known as Western Ghats.
The Palk Strait lies between the countries India
and Sri Lanka.
The Indian islands in the Arabian Sea are
known as Lakshadweep Islands.
The largest state in India in terms of area
Aravali hill is one of the oldest ranges
of the world. True
India has an area of about 1.28 million
sq. km. False
iii. The Greater Himalayas are also known as
iv. The Tropic of Cancer (23°30'N) passes
almost halfway through the country. True
India is located in the southern
Q3. How many time zones are there in USA?
There are seven time zones in USA.
Q4. How many time zones are there in Canada?
There are six time zones in Canada.
Q5. In which hemisphere India is located?
India is located in the northern hemisphere.
Q6. Which is the smallest state in terms of area?
Goa is the smallest state in terms of area.
Q7. What is the other name of Middle Himalaya?
Himachal is the other name of Middle Himalaya.
Q8. Which two major rivers fall into the Arabian Sea?
The rivers Narmada and Tapi fall into the Arabian Sea.
Q9. Which is the second most populous country of the world after
India is the second most populous country of the world after China.
Q10. In how many parallel ranges The Himalayan Mountains are
The Himalayan Mountains are divided into three main
Q11. Where is the Great Indian Desert
Ans. The Great Indian Desert lies in the western part
Q12. Where is Lakshadweep Island located?
Ans. Lakshadweep Islands are located in the
Q13. What was the basis of formation of
states have been formed mainly on the basis of languages.
Q14. Where are the world’s highest peaks located?
world’s highest peaks are located in Great Himalaya or Himadri.
Q15. Name two important ranges of Peninsular plateau?
and the Satpuras are the important ranges of Peninsular plateau.
Q16. What is a mouth of the river?
Where rivers enter the sea, that point is called the mouth of the river.
Q17. What are Polyps?
marine animals are called Polyps.
Q18. Which rivers drain into the Bay of
rivers Mahanadi, Godavari, Krishna and Kaveri drain into the Bay of Bengal.
Q19. How does the local time change?
local time changes by four minutes for every one degree of longitude.
Q20. What is approximate time difference between sunrise in
Arunachal Pradesh and Gujarat?
sun rises about two hours earlier in the east (Arunachal Pradesh) than in the
Q21. What are alluvial deposits?
These are very fine soils, brought by rivers and deposited in the river basins.