Chhattisgarh State Board Class 6 Geography Chapter 7 Our Country – India Exercise Answer the following questions, Tick the correct answers, Fill in the blanks here.
1.) Answer the following quest ions briefly.
(a) Name the major physical divisions of India.
There are different major physical divisions of India.
Himalayas, Northern Indian plain, Great Indian Desert, Peninsular Plateau, Western ghat or sahyadri and Coastal plains are the major physical divisions of India.
(b) India shares its land boundaries with seven countries. Name them.
India shares its land boundaries with seven countries.
These countries are Afghanistan, Pakistan, China, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh and Myanmar.
(c) Which two major rivers fall into the Arabian Sea?
There are various rivers which falls in the Arabian Sea and in Bengal Sea.
ii) Narmada and Tapi are two major rivers fall into the Arabian Sea.
(d) Name the delta formed by the Ganga and the Brahmaputra.
The delta formed by the Ganga and the Brahmaputra is called as ‘Sunderban Delta’.
(e) How many States and Union Territories are there in India? Which states have a common capital?
There are 28 states and 8 union territories are in India.
The states such as Punjab and Haryana have a common capital name as Chandigad.
(f) Why do a large number of people live in the Northern plains?
I) Northern Plain is situated over the river which is flat in shape.
ii)Land of this Plain is very fertile for cultivation of crops hence overall growth of peoples are takes place in Northern plains Hence, large number of people live in the Northern plains.
(g) Why is Lakshadweep known as a coral island?
I) Lakshadweep is located in Arabian Sea.
ii) It is made up of corals in the coastal plains for this reason Lakshadweep known as a coral island.
2.) Tick the correct answers.
(a) The southernmost Himalayas are known as
(i) Shiwaliks (ii) Himadri (iii) Himachal
The southernmost Himalayas are known as Shiwaliks
(b) Sahyadris is also known as
(i) Aravali (ii) Western Ghats (iii) Himadri
Sahyadris is also known as Western Ghats
(c) The Palk Strait lies between the countries
(i) Sri Lanka and Maldives
(ii) India and Sri Lanka
(iii) India and Maldives
The Palk Strait lies between the countries India and Sri Lanka
(d) The Indian islands in the Arabian Sea are known as
(i) Andaman and Nicobar Islands
(ii) Lakshadweep Islands
The Indian islands in the Arabian Sea are known as Lakshadweep Islands
(e) The oldest mountain range in India is the
(i) Aravali hills
(ii) Western ghats
The oldest mountain range in India is the Aravali hills
Fill in the blanks.
(a) India has an area of about ________________.
ANS: India has an area of about3.28 million sq.km
(b) The Greater Himalayas are also known as_________________.
The Greater Himalayas are also known as Himadri.
(c) The largest state in India in terms of area is__________________.
The largest state in India in terms of area is Rajasthan.
(d) The river Narmada falls into the __________________ sea.
The river Narmada falls into the Arabian Sea.
(e) The latitude that runs almost halfway through India is ___________.
The latitude that runs almost halfway through India is Tropic of cancer.
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