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General Awareness -Geography

1-Tropic of cancer runs halfway through the country.

2-Srilanka in the south is separated from India by Gulf of Mannar and the Palk Strait.

3-The state where the Sun rises first in India is Arunachal Pradesh.

4-The Indian Island closest to the Equator is the Great Nicobar.

5-The state which stands on the three seas is Tamil Nadu.

6-The border country sharing the longest boundary with India is China.

7-The name India is derived from the river Sindhu or the Indus.

8-The state where the Sun rises last is Gujarat.

9-IST means Indian Standard Time.

10-The Pamban island, located between India and Srilanka has a rocky surface.

11-All the islands in the Arabian sea are of coral origin.

12-The Andaman and Nicobar islands are the largest among the union terrorities in terms of area.

13-The Andaman and Nicobar islands are of volcanic origin formed of tertiary sandstone,limestone and shale.

14-Nepal is known as Himalayan Kingdom.

15-India has vast Indo-Gangetic plains in the middle.

16-Gujarat, Rajasthan,Punjab and Jammu states shared boundary of Pakistan.

17-Mac Mohan is the dividing line between India and China in the north east.

18-The Sahyadri mountains are a part of Western Ghats.

19-The oldest mountains in India are The Aravallis.

20-Anai Mudi peak is the highest in the Annamalai Hills of Kerala.

21-The river Indus rises in Mount Kailash.

22-Mount Everest is the highest peak in the Himalayas.

23-Pamir Plateau is the world’s highest table land.

24-The range south of Himadri(greater himalayas) is known as the Himachal.

25-The Thar desert is in the state of Rajasthan.

26-The Pulicut lake is situated bordering Andhra Pradesh and Tamilnadu.

27-The height of mountain everest is 8848 metres.

28-The Himalayas are occupied by the Tethys sea.

29-Peninsular plateau was the part of the Gondwana.

30-The Peninsular plateau has an triangular shape.

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