Geography

Physical Features of India

Question:

What is bhabar?

Answer:

The Himalayan rivers while descending from mountains, deposit pebbles in a narrow belt of 16km width running parallel to the slopes of Shivaliks is called bhabar.
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Physical Features of India

Q 1.

Name the landmasses that were included in the Gondwanaland.

Q 2.

Name the three major divisions of the Himalayas from north to south.

Q 3.

What are Tectonic Plates?

Q 4.

Describe the physiographic divisions or physical features of India.

Q 5.

Name the island group of India having coral origin.

Q 6.

Write a short note on The Indian Desert.

Q 7.

What is the bhabar?

Q 8.

What is bhabar?

Q 9.

What are the relief features that are found in the Northern Plains?

Q 10.

Distinguish Between Converging and Diverging Tectonic Plates

Q 11.

Which plateau lies between the Aravalli and the Vindhyan ranges?

Q 12.

Discuss the geological structure of India.

Q 13.

Distinguish Between Western Ghats and Eastern Ghats.

Q 14.

Which continents of today were part of the Gondwana land?

Q 15.

Describe how the Himalayas were formed.

Q 16.

Which are the major physiographic divisions of India? Contrast the relief of the Himalayan region with that of the Peninsular plateau.

Q 17.

Give an account of the Northern Plains of India.

Q 18.

Write short notes on the following.(i) The Indian Desert, (ii) The Central Highlands
(iii) The Island Groups of India

Q 19.

Write three important features of Aravalli Hills.

Q 20.

Distinguish Between Bhangar and Khadar.