NCERT Class 6 Geography: Chapter 7, 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?
(a) The major physical divisions of India are:
(b) The names of the 7 countries with which India shares its land boundaries are :
(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. 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 islands are called as the coral islands, because they have been formed from corals. Corals are formed from the skeletons of tiny marine animals called polyps.