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MCQ: Our Country India - Question 1

In the east of India is the

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The Bay of Bengal is the northeastern part of the Indian Ocean, bounded on the west and northwest by India, on the north by Bangladesh, and on the east by Myanmar and the Andaman and Nicobar Islands of India. Its southern limit is a line between Sangaman Kanda, Sri Lanka and the north westernmost point of Sumatra (Indonesia). It is the largest water region called a bay in the world. There are countries dependent on the Bay of Bengal in South Asia and Southeast Asia.

MCQ: Our Country India - Question 2

Towards the south of the India is

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The Indian Ocean is the third-largest of the world's oceanic divisions, covering 70,560,000 km2 (27,240,000 sq mi) or 19.8% of the water on Earth's surface. It is bounded by Asia to the north, Africa to the west and Australia to the east. To the south it is bounded by the Southern Ocean or Antarctica, depending on the definition in use.[6] Along its core, the Indian Ocean has some large marginal or regional seas such as the Arabian Sea, the Laccadive Sea, the Somali Sea, Bay of Bengal, and the Andaman Sea.

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MCQ: Our Country India - Question 3

Which is the only country in the world, which has an ocean after its name

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The only ocean named after a country is the Indian Ocean. Indian ocean is named after the country 'India' and is the third largest ocean in the world.

MCQ: Our Country India - Question 4

India is the ____ largest country in the world in terms of Population

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India has a population of more than one hundred twenty crores since the year 2011. It is the most populous country of the world .

MCQ: Our Country India - Question 5

India can be divided into how many natural regions.

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India is divided into 6 natural or physiographic divisions.
1. The Himalayan range
2.The great Indian desert
3.The northern plains
4.The peninsular plateau
5.The coastal plains
6.The islands

MCQ: Our Country India - Question 6

India is located in which hemisphere?

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India is located within both the Eastern Hemisphere, like the rest of Asia, and the Northern Hemisphere. India is considered as a part of the South Asia region, and it is the seventh-largest country in the world by geographical size.

MCQ: Our Country India - Question 7

Which of the following country is smaller than India in terms of area?

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Canada's area is 9.985million sq KMs, Australia is 7.692million sq KMs, Russia is 17.1million sq KMs, and Argentina is 2.78million sq KMs and India's area is 3.287million sq KMs. 

MCQ: Our Country India - Question 8

Which line of latitude almost divides India into two halves?

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The Tropic of Cancer is a special line of latitude that almost cuts India into two equal halves. It's like a line that splits the country into two parts. So, if someone travels along this line, they would be going through the middle part of India.

MCQ: Our Country India - Question 9

What is the major physical feature that marks India's northern boundary?

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The Himalayas mark India's northern boundary. These are very tall mountains covered with snow. They act like a big wall, protecting India from the cold winds that blow from the north.

MCQ: Our Country India - Question 10

State whether the following statement is True or False:

India is divided into 28 States and 8 Union Territories.

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  • True! India is indeed divided into 28 States and 8 Union Territories. States are mainly formed based on languages. The national capital of India is Delhi. States like Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, and others are examples of States in India.
  • Union Territories, like Chandigarh and Andaman and Nicobar Islands, are regions directly governed by the central government of India.
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