27. Reading Skills Comprehension: India A Vast Country

By | April 22, 2020
India A Vast Country

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 INDIA A VAST COUNTRY

  Read the following passage and answer the following questions which are given below:-

India is a country of vast geographical expense. India is marked by a diversity of physical features such as mountains, plateaus, plains, coasts and islands. In the north, it is bound by the lofty Himalayas. The northern plains, Great Indian Desert, the peninsular plateau and the great Himalayas are the main physical divisions of India. There are seven countries that share land boundaries with India, These countries are- China, Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Myanmar and Afghanistan. The country is divided into 29 states and 7 Union territories. Telangana became the 29th

state of India on 2 June 2014. Rajasthan is the largest and Goa is the smallest state in terms of area. There are a number of east flowing rivers Mahanadi, Kaveri, Godavari, Krishna which drain into the Bay of Bengal. Narmada and Tapi are the only two rivers which drain in the Arabian Sea. These rivers have formed fertile deltas. The Sunderbans delta is formed where the Ganga and Bhramaputra flow into the Bay of Bengal. Sunderban Delta is the largest delta in the world. Two groups of Islands also form part of India. Lakshadweep Islands are located in the Arabian Sea and Andaman-Nicobar Islands in the Bay of Bengal.

 Answer the following questions: –                         

1. Name the major physical divisions of India.

2. India shares its land boundaries with seven countries. Name them.

3. Which two major rivers drain into the Arabian Sea?

4. Name the delta formed by the Ganga and Bhramputra.

5. How many states and union territories are there in India?

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