Geography of India - 13 14 15 16 Artificial Mt Godwin Austin(K2 Al-Azizia(Libya Varanasi Kanyakumari Short Notes Geography of India Fill in the Blanks 1

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212 Fill in the Blanks1.The Indian river whichcarries greatest amount ofwater is .............2.Which is the highest hillstation in India?3.Which river flows through theCorbett National Park inUttaranchal?4.The Chambal is a tributary ofthe .............river.5..............is the highest peak inAndaman and Nicobar Islands.12. Nagarjunasagar Dam wasbuilt on river .............13. Chennai harbour is a/an.............harbour.14. Name the highest peak ofIndia .............15.The wettest place in the worldis Mawsynram in Meghalaya.The hottest place is .............16. The longest NationalHighway NH-7 links .............with .............Geography ofIndia 6. Sugar bowl of India is ............. 7. The topographical maps of India are prepared by ............. 8. The Lakshadweep are an example of ............. type of islands. 9. ............. separates India from Pakistan. 10. The Mc Mahon line is a boundary between ...... and .......... 11. ............. river is sometimes referred to as ‘Dakshin Ganga’. Answers 1. Brahmaputra 2. Gulmarg, Jammu & Kashmir 3. Ram Ganga 4. Yamuna 5. Saddle Peak (Great Nicobar) 6. Uttar Pradesh 7. Survey of India 8. Coral 9. Radcliffe Line 10. India and China 11. Kaveri 12. Krishna 13. Artificial14.Mt. Godwin Austin (K2)15.Al-Azizia (Libya)16.Varanasi - KanyakumariShort Notes1.Discuss the size and locationof India. What is IndianStandard Time (IST) andwhat is the difference betweenIST and GMT?2Why are the rivers of northernIndia more important thanthose of southern India? 3 Jhum Cultivation 4.What is the significance ofHimalayas for the land andpeople of Indian subcontinent?5.Write notes on DeccanPlateau, Western Ghats,Eastern Ghats and the DeccanTrap.6.What is Desert DevelopmentProgra mme?7.What are Mangroves8.Write a note on the occurrence ofrefractory minerals in India?9.What is Gypsum? Where is itfound in India and what areits uses?10. Why is the Western Ghatsconsidered to be a “‘hot spot”of biodiversity?11. What are the types ofenvironmental problemsfaced in India?12. Where are the followingsituated and why are theyfamous for?1. Singrauli2. Jaykaynagar,3. Rishra4. Bokaro13. What is “sponge iron” andwhere is it used? Where is itproduced in India? 14 What is a rift valley? Name a rift valley in India?
15. What is the HBJ pipeline?Which States in India benefitfrom this? 16.Why is Kandla port not beingfavoured by shippingcompanies?17.Which has been declared asIndia’s National WaterwayNo.1?18. What is the great Rann ofKutch and how was itformed?19. What is the “Deccan trap”and in which areas has itbeen formed?20. Why is the Arabian Seabranch of the monsoon morespectacular than the Bay ofBengal branch?

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