geography - our country - india

Class 6 - Geography

Our Country - India

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Question:

Mention the political and administrative divisions of India. [V. Imp.]

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India is a vast country. Hence, for administrative purposes, it is divided into 28 states and 7 Union Territories. Delhi is the capital of India. The formation of states has been made on the basis languages. Rajasthan is the largest state while Goa is the smallest state in terms of area. These states have been further divided into districts.



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Our Country - India - Questions
1.

Define the term desert.


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2.

State whether these sentences are true (T) or false (F).
(i) Lakshadweep islands are coral islands.
(ii) The eastern coastal plains are much broader.
(iii) The Northern Indian plains lie to the south of the Himalayas.
(iv) The Bay of Bengal lies east to India.
(v) Canada has five time zones.
(vi) High concentration of population is found in plateaus.


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3.

Where are the world's highest peaks located? [Imp.]


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4.

Write a short note on the two groups of islands of India.


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5.

Fill in the blanks with appropriate words to complete each sentence:
(i) India is the second most populous country of the world after …………………..
(ii) The Himalayan mountains are divided into ……………  main parallel ranges.
(iii) The Great Indian desert lies to the …………….  part of India.
(iv) ……..  and ……….. are west-flowing rivers that fall into the Arabian Sea.
(v) Lakshadweep islands are located in the ………………..
(vi) The western coastal plains are very……………….


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6.

On what basis have the states been formed?


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7.

What is the north-south extent of India?


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8.

What do you know about the boundaries of India? Explain in brief. [V. Imp.]


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9.

Fill in the blanks.
(a)India has an area of about…………..
(b)The Greater Himalayas are also known as……………
(c)The largest state in India in terms of area is……………..
(d)’The river Narmada falls into the……………
(e)The latitude that runs almost halfway through India is ……………….


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10.

Name the rivers which fall into the Bay of Bengal?


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11.

How does the local time change?   [V. Imp.]


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12.

What is the difference between the time of sunrise in Arunachal Pradesh and Gujarat?


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13.

What is a peninsula?


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14.

Name the two important hill ranges that lie in the peninsula plateau


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15.

What is called the mouth of the river?


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16.

Describe the geographical extent of India. [V. Imp.]


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17.

What are called polyps?


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18.

Describe the locational extent of India. [Imp.]


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19.

What does Himalayas mean?


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20.

Write a short note on the coastal plains of India.


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21.

Answer the following questions briefly.
(a) Name the major physical divisions of India.
(b) India shares its land boundaries with seven countries – Name them.
(c) Which two major rivers fall into the Arabian Sea?
(d) Name the delta formed by the Ganga and the Brahmaputra
(e) How many States and Union Territories are there in India? Which states have a common capital?
(f) Why do a large number of people live in the Northern Plains?
(g) Why is Lakshadweep known as a coral island?


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22.

Describe the effect of east-west extent of India on time.


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23.

What is the difference between the western coastal plains and the eastern coastal plains? [V. Imp.]


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24.

Mention the political and administrative divisions of India. [V. Imp.]


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25.

What is the east-west extent of India?


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26.

Describe the major physical division of India.  [V. Imp.]


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27.

How are coral islands formed? [V. Imp.]


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