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NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Geography Chapter 6 – Our Country – India

NCERT Solutions play a vital role in aiding students to excel in their examinations. With the best interests of students in mind, we have meticulously curated comprehensive solutions for Chapter 6, titled "Our Country – India." These solutions offer precise and detailed explanations, providing a profound understanding of the concepts covered in the chapter.

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Our Country - India

Frequently Asked Questions 


Q1: List out the main topics discussed in Chapter 7 of NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Geography.


The main topics discussed in Chapter 7 of NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Geography are listed below:


1. Locational setting
2. India’s neighbors
3. Political and administrative divisions
4. Physical divisions


Students can obtain in-depth knowledge on these topics by referring to the NCERT Solutions that are created by expert subject teachers at Orchids The International School.


Q2: What are the seven countries that share land boundaries with India discussed in Chapter 7 of NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Geography?


The names of the 7 countries with which India shares its land boundaries are as follows:


1. Afghanistan
2. Pakistan
3. Nepal
4. Bhutan
5. Bangladesh
6. China
7. Myanmar


Students can access the answers to other textbook questions by referring to NCERT Solutions, available for free in both online and offline modes at Orchids The International School.


Q3: What are the important questions in Chapter 7 of NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Geography from the examination perspective?


The following are some of the important questions from NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Geography Chapter 7 that might be asked in the examination:


1. Name the major physical divisions of India.
2. Why is Lakshadweep known as a coral island?
3. Why do a large number of people live in the Northern Plains?
4. How many states and union territories are there in India? Which states have a common capital?


To learn the correct answers, according to the latest CBSE guidelines, to these questions, students are recommended to refer to the NCERT Solutions at Orchids The International School.

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 a common 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 as follows:

i. The Himalayas

ii. The Northern Indian Plains

iii. The Peninsular Plateau

iv. The Coastal Plains

v. The Islands

(b) The names of the 7 countries with which India shares its land boundaries are listed below:

  1. Afghanistan

  2. Pakistan

  3. Nepal

  4. Bhutan

  5. Bangladesh

  6. China

  7. Myanmar

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

 

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

 

(e) There are 29 states and 9 Union Territories in India. Haryana and Punjab have the same capital.

 

(f) A large number of people live in the Northern Plains because the river plains provide fertile land for cultivation.

 

(g) Lakshadweep is called a coral island because it has been formed from corals. Corals are formed from the skeletons of tiny marine animals called polyps.

 


Question 2 :

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 the ___________

 

Answer :

(a) India has an area of about 3.28 million sq. km.

(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.

 


Question 3 :

Select 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 and 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. (i) Shiwaliks

 

b. (ii) Western Ghats

 

c. (ii) India and Sri Lanka

 

d. (ii) Lakshadweep Islands

 

e. (i) Aravali hills

 


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