Q.1. Fill in the blanks.
(i) The ‘Indira Point’ got submerged under the sea water in _____ during the Tsunami.
(ii) __________ is the southern-most latitude of India.
(iii) The main land of India extends between latitudes ______ and ______ and longitudes ______ and ______.
(iv) To the southeast and southwest of the mainland, lie the ______________ and the _______________ __________ in Bay of Bengal and Arabian Sea respectively.
(v) The ______________________ divides the country into almost two equal parts.
Q.2. Choose the right answer from the four alternatives given below.
(i) The Tropic of Cancer does not pass through
(ii) The easternmost longitude of India is
(a) 97° 25' E
(b) 68° 7' E
(c) 77° 6' E
(d) 82° 32' E
(iii) Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal and Sikkim have common frontiers with
(iv) If you intend to visit Kavarati during your summer vacations, which one of the following Union Territories of India you will be going to
(c) Andaman and Nicobar
(d) Diu and Daman
(v) My friend hails from a country which does not share land boundary with India. Identify the country.
Q.3. Answer the following questions briefly.
(i) Name the group of islands lying in the Arabian Sea.
(ii) Name the countries which are larger than India.
(iii) Which island group of India lies to its south-east?
(iv) Which island countries are our southern neighbours?
(v) What is the land boundary of India?
(vi) What is the western most longitude of India?
(vii) If you intend to visit Lakshadweep during your winter vacations, which water body would you have to cross?
(viii) Which states do not have an international border or lie on the coast?
(ix) Area-wise which is the smallest and which is the largest state?
(x) What is the length of Indian coastline?
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|4. How can the location of an object be determined?|
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