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Chapter 2: Map of India

Short QuestionsLong QuestionsGive ReasonsDifferentiateMap plottingName the Following

Chapter 2: Map of India Exercise Short Questions solutions [Page 0]

By what name is the parallel of latitude 23° 33′ known? Name the zones or belts into which it divides India almost equally.

Name the source of the river Ganga. Where does this river enter the plains?

Explain why the Damodar is called the “Sorrow of Bengal”?

Why is the Pamir Knot known as ‘the roof of the world’.

Name the mountain ranges that lie along east and west of Pamir Knot.

Name the world’s first and second highest mountain peaks.

Where is Zojila Pass?

From where does the river Ganga, Indus and Brahmaputra get their water?

Where are the Sunderbans?

Name the two component parts of the Indo-Gangetic Plain?

The northern plains of India are one of the most densely populated regions of the world. Why?

Mention the sub-units into which the Deccan Plateau region can be divided.

Mention the sub-units of the Deccan Plateau?

Which is known as the Deccan Trap region?

Which mountains divide the Northern India and Peninsular India?

Which is the highest peak of the Peninsular India?

Where does the Karnataka Plateau end?

What is the other name of the east coastal plain?

Which is the most important lake on the eastern coastal strip?

“Access through Western Ghats is difficult.” Why?

Why is the Thar Desert most sparsely populated part of India?

Where is the Rann of Kutch located?

Chapter 2: Map of India Exercise Short Questions solutions [Page 0]

Why is South Asia referred as Indian Sub-continent?

How is Indo-Gangetic plain formed?

Write down the importance of Indo-Gangetic plain.

How are rivers of Northern India important?

Describe the Deccan Plateau region.

Where does the Malwa Plateau lie and how it is formed?

How has the lava-flow rocks of Deccan Plateau changed into fertile black soils?

What is the importance of the Southern Plateau Region?

What is the extent of eastern coastal strip?

What is the extent of western coastal strip?

What is the importance of coastal plains?

What are the salient characteristics of Shivaliks?

What do you understand by ‘Purvanchal’?

(i) Define Coral Islands and Volcanic Islands.
(ii) Define Lagoons.

Chapter 2: Map of India Exercise Long Questions solutions [Page 0]

Name the rivers, falling in Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal.

(i) State the type of rocks found in the Plateau of Peninsular India?
(ii) Name the three important lakes of Peninsular India?
(iii) How was the Great Indian Plateau formed?

(i) Give a brief note on Islands of India.
(ii) Where does the Lakshadweep group of islands lie?

What, has been the influence of the Northern Mountain Wall on the Indian Sub-continent?

Chapter 2: Map of India Exercise Give Reasons solutions [Page 0]

Give reasons to justify that the Himalayas act as a ‘climatic divide’.

The Peninsular Plateau of India was a part of Gondwana Land hundreds of millions years ago.

The Peninsular rivers not navigable.

The Peninsular Plateau of India is rich in mineral resources.

“Less land is available for agriculture on the west coast than on the east coast.” Why?

Why does ‘The Narmada and Tapti do not form Deltas’.

Why is ‘The Delta region of the Indus is largely a waste land.’

Chapter 2: Map of India Exercise Differentiate solutions [Page 0]

Western Ghats and Eastern Ghats.

Delta and an estuary.

The Eastern Coastal Plain and Western Coastal Plain.

Himalayan Rivers and Peninsular Rivers.

Chapter 2: Map of India Exercise Map plotting solutions [Page 0]

On the outline map of India provided:

(a) Draw, name and number the Standard Meridian.
(b) Label the river Yamuna.
(c) Shade and name the Gulf of Khambhat.
(d) Mark and name the Nathu-La Pass.
(e) Mark and name the Karakoram Range.
(f) Shade and name a sparsely populated State in Northeast India.
(g) Shade a region with laterite soil in Eastern India.
(h) Mark with a dot and name Vishakhapatnam.
(i) Mark and name the winds that bring rain to West Bengal in summer.
(j) Print S on the iron mines in Singhbhum.
(a) Mark and name Chennai

On the outline map of India provided:

(a) Mark and name Chennai
(b) Label the river Godavari
(c) Shade and label the Chhota Nagpur Plateau
(d) Shade and name the Gulf of Kachchh
(e) Mark and name the Indo-Gangetic Plains
(f) Shade and label an area with Red Soil
(g) Mark and name the winds which bring rain to Mumbai in July and August
(h) Mark and name the Satpura Range
(i) Mark and name the Jharia Coal Field
(j) Shade and label the Northern Circar coastal region

On the outline map of India provided:
(a) Draw, name and number the Tropic of Cance
(b) Label the river Narmada
(c) Shade and name Lake Chilka
(d) Mark and name the Aravali Mountains
(e) Mark and name the Karakoram Pass
(f) Shade and name a densely populated state in South India
(g) Shade and name a region with black soil
(h) Mark with a dot and name Srinagar
(i) Mark and name the winds which bring rain in winter to the Coromandel Coast
(j) Name and print O on an oilfield in North-east India.

On the outline map of India provided:

(a) Mark and name Kochi.
(b) Label the river Krishna.
(c) Shade and label the Malwa Plateau.
(d) Mark and label the Konkan Coast.
(e) Shade and label the Gulf of Mannar.
(f) Shade and label an alluvial soil area in Peninsular India.
(g) Mark with arrows the direction of the Arabian Sea branch of South West Monsoon Winds.
(h) Shade and label the Western Ghats.
(i) Mark the Jharia coal field.
(j) Shade and name a densely populated area.

On the outline map provided

(a) Label the river Chenab.
(b) Label the river Chambal.
(c) Shade and label the Nilgiri Hills.
(d) Mark and label the Eastern Ghats.
(e) Mark and name the port city of Pakistan.
(f) Mark and label Hyderabad.
(g) Shade and label the Sunderbans.
(h) Mark and name the Palk Strait.
(i) Mark and label a region North of the Tropic of Cancer where tea is grown extensively.
(j) Mark and name the winds which bring rain to Mumbai in July and August.

On the outline map provided:

(a) Shade and label the country Nepal.
(b) Shade and label an area of black soil in India.
(c) Mark and label the Konkan Coast.
(d) Shade and label one region of winter rainfall in India.
(e) Sade and label the Sulaiman Ranges.
(f) Label the River Yamuna.
(g) Label the River Tapti.
(h) Shade and label the Vindhya Ranges.

Show the following on the outline map provided:

(a) Shade and label the Satpura Range.
(b) Label the River Krishna.
(c) Label the River Ravi.
(d) Shade and label the Khasi Hills.
(e) Mark with arrows the direction of the North-East Monsoon winds over the Bay of Bengal.
(f) Mark and label the Malabar coast.
(g) Shade and label an area of Laterite soil in India.
(h) Shade and label an area of Limestone in India.

On the outline map of the Indian sub-continent provided to you at the end of this question paper:

(i) Mark with a bold line and label:
(a) The Karakoram Range.
(b) The Eastern Ghats.
(c) The Nilgiris
(ii) Shade and name one region for the : Black soil.
(iii) Mark and label:
(a) The Khyber Pass
(b) The capital city of Assam.
(c) River Godavari.
(iv) (a) Identify, shade and name:
(1) A region of sparse population (less than 50 pp sq.) in North-Eastern India.
(2) A region of ‘Equatorial Forests’.
(b) Mark with one long arrow, the direction of the Summer Monsoon over the Bay of Bengal.

On the map of India.
(a) Mark and name the Himalaya Mountains.
(b) Mark and name the Passes : Bolan, Gomal, Shipkila (Shipki).

On the map of India,
(a) Label the Konkan Coast, Malabar Coast and the Coromandel Coast in their proper places.
(b) Shade and name the Rann of Kutch.
(c) Mark and name the Ajanta Range.
(d) Mark and name the Khasi-Jaintia Hills.
(e) Mark and name the Patkoi Hills.
(f) Mark and name the Naga Hills.
(g) Mark and name the Cardamom Hills.
(h) Mark and name the Annamalai Hills. Name its highest peak, Anaimudi.

On the map of India,

(a) Mark and name the Shiwalik Range.
(b) Mark and name, the Western Ghats with two gaps, Bhor Ghat and Palghat Gap.
(c) Mark and name the peak on the Karakoram Mts, (Mt. Godwin Austien or Mt. K2).
(d) Mark and name, the highest peak on the Himalayas, (Mt Everest).
(e) Mark and name Mt. Kanchenjunga.
(f) Mark and name the Maikal Range.
(g) Shade and name the Indo-Gangetic Plain.

One the map of India:

(a) Label the rivers: Mahanadi, Kaveri, Chambal, Betwa.
(b) Show by an arrow and name the Gulfs: Khambat, Kutch, Mannar
(c) Name the Lakes: Chilka and Pulicat.
(d) Write in bold letters Bay of Bengal, Arabian Sea, Indian Ocean in their appropriate places.

On the map of India, mark with a dot and name the cities,
(a) The National Capital (Delhi).
(b) The Capital of Maharashtra Or the Commercial Capital of India (Mumbai).
(c) The Capital of West Bengal (Kolkata).
(d) The Capital of Tamil Nadu (Chennai).
(e) The Capital of Karnataka (Bangalore).
(f) The Capital of Andhra Pradesh (Hyderabad).
(g) The city whose Local Time is taken as the Standard Time of India (Allahabad).
(h) Vishakhapatnam.
(i) Kochi.
(j) Capital of Jammu-Kashmir (Srinagar).

Chapter 2: Map of India Exercise Name the Following solutions [Page 0]

(i) Which is the biggest country of South Asia with regard to area?

(ii) Name the largest country with regards to its population.

Name the physical divisions into which India can be divided.

 Name the ranges in the western branch of the Himalayas.

Name the five most important peaks of the Himalayan Range.

Mention the important passes in the western branch of the Himalayas.

‘India is bounded on three sides by the Sea’. Name them.

Name the main rivers of South-Asia flowing into the Indian Ocean.

Name the two river systems of India.

By what name is Brahmaputra known in:
(i) Tibet. (ii) Bangladesh.

Name the important ports of the western coastal strip.

Name the two important inlets in the Gujarat region of the west coast strip?

Name the important harbours of Coromandel Coast.

Chapter 2: Map of India

Short QuestionsLong QuestionsGive ReasonsDifferentiateMap plottingName the Following

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