Physical Divisions of India

Q1. A, Complete the following sentences using words from the brackets. 


1. A large area of India is covered by the ____________________

(mountains, plains, old plateaus, deserts)

2. Area wise India is the ___________________ largest country in the world. 

(fifth, sixth, seventh, fourth)

3. Area wise, ______________ is the largest State. 

(Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Rajashthan)

4 ___________________ is the Southern most tip of the Indian Peninsula. 

(Chennai, Thiruvananthapuram, Kanniyakumari, Madurai)


B. Match the words from column 'A' with column 'B. 




Column 'A'
Column 'B'
1. Goa
a. Godavari Delta
2. Lakshadweep
b. Smallest state
3. Oldest Landmasses
c. Southernmost tip of India
4. Eastern Coastal Plain
d. Largest state
5. Indira Point
e. Peninsular Plateau

f. Union Territory




Q2. A. Give Geographical reasons. 



1. Regional approach to geographic studies is very important. 


2. Regionalization is very essential. 




B. Write short notes. 



1. Nations on Land frontier. 


2. Characteristics of the North Indian Plain


3. The Islands.




Q3. Answer the following questions in detail. 


1. What is the process for the identification of a region?

2. Discuss the characteristics of the Himalayas. 

3. Discuss the characteristics of the coastal plains. 



Q4. Mark and name the following on the outline map of India with a suitable index. 


1. Lakshadweep
2. Palk Strait. 
3. Highest Peak of India. 
4. Western Plains. 
5. Mahanadi Delta. 
6. Tropic of Cancer. 
7. Lowest Point below sea level. 
8. IST meridian 820 30'

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