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Our Country – India Class 6 Geography Chapter 7 Question Answer
1. Answer the following questions briefly :
(a) Name the major physical divisions of India.
Ans. (i) Northern mountain wall (Himalayas)
(ii) Northern plains
(iii) The peninsular plateau
(iv) The coastal plains
(v) Group of islands.
(b) India shares its land boundaries with seven countries. Name them.
Ans. India shares its land boundaries with the following seven countries :
(c) Which two major rivers fall into the Arabian Sea ?
Ans. Narmada and Tapi.
(d) Name the delta formed by the Ganga and Brahmaputra.
Ans. A delta is a triangular piece of land . It is formed at the mouth of the river by its deposits. Ganga-Brahmaputra delta is called Sunderbans.
(e) How many States and Union Territories are there in India ? Which states have a common capital ?
Ans. 29 States and 7 U.T. Punjab and Haryana have a common capital-Chandigarh.
Telangana and Andhra Pradesh have a common capital – Hyderabad.
(f) Why do a large number of people live in the Northern plains ?
Ans. Northern plain is an alluvial plain. It is formed by alluvial deposits brought down by the rivers. It has clay, silt and fertile alluvium. These provide fertile land for cultivation. Moreover this plain has well developed canal irrigation, cheap means of transport, big towns and industries. So the density of population is high. With the result, a large number of people live in the Northern plains.
(g) Why Is Lakshadweep known as a coral island ?
Ans. Lakshadweep islands are located in the Arabian Sea, alone the west coast of Kerala state. These are formed by deposition of tiny marine animal called Polyps (corals). When the Polyps die their skeletons are deposited on the floor of the oceans to form a coral Island.
2. Tick the correct answer :
(a) The southern most Himalayas are known as:
Ans. (i) Shiwalik
(b) Sahyadris is also known as :
(ii) Western Ghats
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. (i) India and Sri Lanka.
(d) The Indian islands in the Arabian Sea are known as…
(i) Andaman and Nicobar islands
(ii) Lakshadweep islands
Ans. (ii) Lakshadweep islands.
(e) The oldest mountain range in India is :
(i) Aravalli Hills
(ii) Western Ghats
Ans. (iii) Aravalli Mountains.
3. Fill in the blanks :
(a) India has an area of about ……….
(b) The Greater Himalayas are also known as ………
(e) The largest state in India in terms of area is …….
(d) The river Narmada falls into the … sea.
(e) The latitude that runs almost halfway through India is……..
Ans. (a) 33 lakh sq. kms, (b) Himadri, (c) Rajasthan, (d) Arabian Sea, (e) Tropic of Cancer (23½° N).