Indian Geography : Introduction One Liner Questions & Answers


Question Answer
1 India is in size – Seventh largest country in the world
2 The area of India is 2.4% of the total area of the world – The population is 17% of the world’s population
3 How many villages are (approximately) there in India? 6 lakh 40 thousand 9 hundred and 30
4 The expansion of India is between – Latitudes 8° 4’N and 37° 6’N, and the Longitudes 68° 7’E and 97° 25’E.
5 The latitude that passes through Sikkim also passes through – Rajasthan
6 700 East longitude passes through – Jaisalmer
7 Through how many Indian states does the Tropic of Cancer pass?
8 States(Gujarat, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chattisgarh, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Tripura, and Mizoram)
8 The Tropic of Cancer does not pass through – Odisha
9 Which city is nearest to the tropic of cancer in india? Udaipur
10 Which important latitude divides India into almost two equal parts? 23° 30′ North
11 When it is midnight at IST meridian, a place observes 6 A.M. The meridian on which the said place is located is – 172030′ E
12 How many hours of time difference will be there between the most western village of Gujrat and the most eastern village of Arunachal Pradesh, Walong? 2 hour
13 Which cities is closest to the IST (Indian Standard Time) meridian? Mirzapur
14 If it is 10.00 a.m. IST, then what would be the local time at Shillong at 92° E longitude? 10.38 a.m.
15 When it is noon at IST meridian, what would be the local time at 120o East longitude – 14.30 p.m.
16 The Indian Standard Time Meridian pass through –
5 States – Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Odisha and Andhra Pradesh.
17 Standard Indian Time (Meridian Longitude 82° 30′) passes through which towns? Mirzapur District
18 Which longitudes is known as “Standard Meridian” in India? 82½° E (82° 30’E)
19 The Indian Standard Time is taken from which city? Mirzapur, near Allahabad in Uttar Pradesh
20 How much is the difference between Indian Standard Time (I.S.T.) and Greenwich Mean Time (G.M.T.)? 5 Hours and 30 Minutes
21 If the Sun rises at TIRAP in Arunachal Pradesh at 5.00 am (IST) then what time (IST) will the Sun rise in Kandla in Gujarat? About 7.00 a.m.
22 The southernmost point of India is – Indira Point (Nicobar Islands)
23 Where is the southernmost point of India located? Great Nicobar Island
24 Name the place in India where the Bay of Bengal, Arabian Sea, and Indian Ocean meet – Kanyakumari
25 Which pair of states of India indicates the easternmost and westernmost state? Arunachal Pradesh and Gujarat
26 The westernmost point of India is – Ghuar Moti(68° 7′ E, in Gujarat)
27 Which major Indian cities is most eastward located? Lucknow
28 Extension of the International boundaries of India along with their neighboring countries in ascending order is – Nepal, Pakistan, China, Bangladesh
29 Indian states bordering Bangladesh are – Meghalaya, Assam, W. Bengal, Tripura
30 Which Indian states does not share a border with Bhutan? Meghalaya
31 Which Indian states shares maximum boundary with Myanmar? Arunachal Pradesh and Gujarat
32 Which groups of Indian states share its boundaries with Pakistan? Ladakh, Punjab, Jammu and Kashmir, Rajasthan and Gujarat
33 The group of Indian states neighboring Nepal is – Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal and Sikkim
34 Which countries shares the longest land frontier with India? Bangladesh
35 The boundary between India and Pakistan was demarcated by – Radcliffe Line
36 The durand line demarcated the indian boundary with which countries? Pakistan and Afganistan
37 The boundary line between India and Pakistan is an example of – Superimposed Boundary
38 What is the Radcliffe line? Indo-Pakistan Boundary Line
39 Which lines demarcates India and the south-eastern part of China? McMahon Line
40 The McMahon line forms the boundary between – India and China
41 Which separates India and Sri Lanka? Palk Strait Bay
42 Which State of India has borders with three countries namely Nepal, Bhutan, and China? Sikkim