Our Country – India Class 6 Geography Chapter 6 Question Answer NCERT Solution

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Our Country – India Class 6 Geography Chapter 6 Question Answer

1. Answer the following questions briefly.
(a) Name the major physical divisions of India.
Ans. (i) The Himalayan Mountains
(ii) The Northern Indian Plains
(iii) The Great Indian desert
(iv) The Peninsular Plateau
(v) The Coastal Plains
(vi) Group of islands

(b) India shares its land boundaries with seven countries. Name them.
Ans. There are seven countries that share their land  boundaries with India. These are China, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh and Myanmar.

(c) Which two major rivers fall into the Arabian Sea?
Ans. Narmada and Tapi are two major rivers fall into the Arabian Sea.

(d) Name the delta formed by the the Ganga and the Brahmaputra.
Ans. Sunderban delta is formed by the Ganga-Brahmaputra rivers.

(e) How many states and Union Territories are there in India? Which states have a common capital?
Ans. India is divided into 28 states and 8 Union territories (in 2022).

(f) Why do a large number of people live in the Northern Plains?
Ans. The Northern Plains are generally level and flat. These are formed by the alluvial deposits laid down by the rivers. These plains provide fertile land for cultivation. That is the reason for high concentration of population in the Northern Plains.

(g) Why is Lakshadweep known as a coral island?
Ans. Lakshadweep known as a coral islands because these are formed by the deposition of tiny marine animals called Polyps(corals). When the living polyps die, their skeletons are left. Other polyps grow on the top of the hard skeleton which grows higher and higher, thus forming coral islands. Lakshadweep islands are located in the Arabian Sea .

2. Tick the correct answers.
(a) The southernmost Himalayas are known as
(i) Shiwaliks
(ii) Himadri
(iii) Himachal
Ans. (i) Shiwaliks

(b) Sahyadris is also known as
(i) Aravalli
(ii) Western Ghats
(iii) Himadri
Ans. (ii) Western Ghats

(c) The Palk Strait lies between the countries
(i) Sri Lanka and Maldives
(ii) India and Sri Lanka
(iii) India and Maldives
Ans. (ii) India and Sri Lanka

(d) The Indian islands in the Arabian Sea are Known as
(i) Andaman and Nicobar islands
(ii) Lakshadweep islands
(iii) Maldives
Ans. (ii) Lakshadweep islands

(e) The oldest mountain range in India is the
(i) Aravali mountains
(ii) Western Ghats
(iii) Himalayas
Ans. (i) Aravali mountains

3. Fill in the blanks.
(a) India has an area of about ——- .
Ans. 3.28 million square km.

(b) The Greater Himalayas are also known as ——— .
Ans. Himadri

(c) The largest state in India in terms of area is ———
Ans. Rajasthan

(d) The river Narmada falls into the ——– sea.
Ans. Arabian

(e) The latitude that runs almost halfway through India is ——–
Ans. Tropic of Cancer (23°30’N or 23½°N)


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