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Which is the longest river in the India?
Which of the following is the largest lake in India?
The vast and dream-like Chilika Lagoon is situated on the east-coast of India. It is the largest brackish Water Lagoon with estuarine character that sprawls along the east coast.
Which of the following are the youngest mountains?
The highest peak in the Eastern Ghats is
Mahendragiri is the highest peak in the Eastern Ghats which is situated in Paralakhemundi, Gajapati district. It is situated amongst the Eastern Ghats at an elevation of 1,501 metres. This is the second highest mountain peak of Odisha, after Deomali in Koraput.
The benefits of Himalayas are:
The Himalayas save our country from the cold and dry winds of Central Asia. It also prevents the rain-laden monsoon winds of the Indian Ocean from crossing over to Northern countries and causes heavy rainfall in Northern India. Almost all the great rivers of India have their sources in the Himalayan ranges.
Which of the following are the non-neighbouring islands across the sea to the south of India?
(A) Andaman,and Nicobar Islands
(B) Sri Lanka
(C) Lakshadweep Islands
Down south, across the sea, India has two neighbouring island countries, Sri Lanka and the Maldives. The Andaman and Nicobar islands lie to the southeast of the Indian mainland in the Bay of Bengal. To the southwest of the Indian mainland lie the Lakshadweep islands in the Arabian Sea.
Chir, Pine and Deodar comes under _________ vegetation.
Mountain Vegetation: At a height between 1500 to 2500 metres, most trees are conical in shape and are known as coniferous trees, and chir, pine and deodar are the most common coniferous trees.
Ruchi noticed a major problem in her state. She found that more and more land area in her state is turning into desert. What is this condition called?
Desertification is the process by which the biological productivity of land gets lost and land become barren like desert. Desertification may be caused because of natural or human reasons. Deforestation, climate change, overgrazing, unsustainable irrigation practices, etc are factors that convert a healthy land into a desert.
What percent of the Earth’s water is found in the atmosphere?
The ocean holds about 97 percent of the Earth's water; the remaining three percent is distributed in many different places, including glaciers and ice, below the ground, in rivers and lakes, and in the atmosphere. At any given time only about 0.001 percent of Earth's water is in the form of atmospheric vapour, a surprisingly small number given its crucial role in weather.
Cities generally come up on river banks because of their proximity to water. Water is essential for survival and transport. On which river is Panaji, a city of Goa situated?