NCERT Solutions Class 6th Social Science Geography Our Country India

NCERT Solutions for Class 6th for Social Science Geography Chapter 7 Our Country – India

Chapter 7–OUR COUNTRY – INDIA

Question 1:

Answer the following questions briefly.

(a) Name the major physical divisions of India.

(b) India shares its land boundaries with seven countries. Name them.

(c) Which two major rivers fall into the Arabian Sea?

(d) Name the delta formed by the Ganga and the Brahmaputra.

(e) How many States and Union Territories are there in India? Which States have acommon Capital?

(f) Why do a large number of people live in the Northern plains?

(g) Why is Lakshadweep known as a coral island?

Answer:

(a) The major physical divisions of India are: mountains, plateaus, plains, coastsand islands.

(b) The countries with which India shares its land boundaries are: Pakistan,Afghanistan, China, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh and Myanmar.

(c) The two major rivers that fall into the Arabian Sea are: Narmada and Tapi.

(d) The Sunderban delta is formed by the Ganga and the Brahmaputra.

(e) There are 28 States and 7 Union Territories in India. Punjab and Haryana are theStates that have a common Capital (Chandigarh).

(f) The Northern Indian plains have been formed by the alluvial deposits laid downby rivers. These river plains provide fertile land for cultivation. This is why a largenumber of people live in the Northern plains.

(g)Lakshadweep Islands have been formed from corals, that is, the skeletons of tinymarine animals called Polyps. Hence, Lakshadweep Islands are known as coralislands.

Question 2:

Tick the correct answers.

(a) The southernmost Himalayas are known as

(i) Shiwaliks

(ii) Himadri

(iii) Himachal

(b) Sahyadris is also known as

(i) Aravali

(ii) Western Ghats

(iii) Himadri

(c) The Palk Strait lies between the countries

(i) Sri Lanka nad Maldives

(ii) India and Sri Lanka

(iii) India and Maldives

(d) The Indian islands in the Arabian Sea are known as

(i) Andaman and Nicobar Islands

(ii) Lakshadweep Islands

(iii) Maldives

(e) The oldest mountain range in India is the

(i) Aravali Hills

(ii) Western Ghats

(iii) Himalayas

Answer:

(a) The southernmost Himalayas are known as

(i) Shiwaliks

(ii) Himadri

(iii) Himachal

 

(b) Sahyadris is also known as

(i) Aravali

(ii) Western Ghats

(iii) Himadri

 

(c) The Palk Strait lies between the countries

(i) Sri Lanka nad Maldives

(ii) India and Sri Lanka

(iii) India and Maldives

 

(d) The Indian islands in the Arabian Sea are known as

(i) Andaman and Nicobar Islands

(ii) Lakshadweep Islands

(iii) Maldives

 

(e) The oldest mountain range in India is the

(i) Aravali Hills

(ii) Western Ghats

(iii) Himalayas

 

Question 3:

Fill in the blanks.

(a) India has an area of about __________.

(b) The Greater Himalayas are also known as ___________.

(c) The largest state in India in terms of area is ___________.

(d) The river Narmada falls into the ____________ Sea.

(e) The latitude that runs almost halfway through India is ___________.

Answer:

(a) India has an area of about 3.28 million square kilometres.

(b) The Greater Himalayas are also known as Himadri.

(c) The largest state in India in terms of area is Rajasthan.

(d) The river Narmada falls into the Arabian Sea.

(e) The latitude that runs almost halfway through India is the Tropic of Cancer.

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