i. The southernmost Himalayas are known as Shiwalik.
ii. Sahyadris is also known as Western Ghats.
iii. The Palk Strait lies between the countries India and Sri Lanka.
iv. The Indian islands in the Arabian Sea are known as Lakshadweep Islands.
v. The largest state in India in terms of area is Rajasthan.
i. Aravali hill is one of the oldest ranges of the world. True
ii. India has an area of about 1.28 million sq. km. False
iii. The Greater Himalayas are also known as Himadri. True
iv. The Tropic of Cancer (23°30'N) passes almost halfway through the country. True
v. India is located in the southern hemisphere. False
Ans. There are seven time zones in USA.
Ans. There are six time zones in Canada.
Ans. India is located in the northern hemisphere.
Ans. Goa is the smallest state in terms of area.
Ans. Himachal is the other name of Middle Himalaya.
Ans. The rivers Narmada and Tapi fall into the Arabian Sea.
Ans. India is the second most populous country of the world after China.
Ans. The Himalayan Mountains are divided into three main parallel ranges.
Ans. The Great Indian Desert lies in the western part of India.
Ans. Lakshadweep Islands are located in the Arabian Sea
Ans. The states have been formed mainly on the basis of languages.
Ans. The world’s highest peaks are located in Great Himalaya or Himadri.
Ans. Vindhyas and the Satpuras are the important ranges of Peninsular plateau.
Ans. Where rivers enter the sea, that point is called the mouth of the river.
Ans. Tiny marine animals are called Polyps.
Ans. The rivers Mahanadi, Godavari, Krishna and Kaveri drain into the Bay of Bengal.
Ans. The local time changes by four minutes for every one degree of longitude.
Ans. The sun rises about two hours earlier in the east (Arunachal Pradesh) than in the west (Gujarat).
Ans. These are very fine soils, brought by rivers and deposited in the river basins.
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