Geography One-Liners for various competitive examinations
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Maximum questions come from Geography portion in different competitive exams.
Here are some important Geography one-liners for students competing for various exams
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1- Assam is called the land of One Horn Rhinos.
2-The Amindivi Island is a group of six Islands Amini, Kilton, Chetlat, Kadmat, Bitra, and Peremulpur.
3-Uttar Pradesh shares a maximum number of borders with other states.
4-Andhra Pradesh is the first Indian state created on linguistic basis after independence.
5-The highest peak of Eastern Ghats is Arma Konda Peak (1680 m) which lies in Andhra Pradesh.
6-Chhattisgarh produces the highest amount of Tendu Leafs.
7-Rajasthan is the largest Rapeseed & Mustard producer state in India.
8-The Duncan Passage separates Little Andaman from the Great Andaman.
9-There are two types of igneous rocks: Intrusive rocks (Granite) and Extrusive rocks (Basalt-Deccan Traps).
10-Examples of igneous rocks include basalt, granite, tuff, diorite, pumice, obsidian, gabbro, and andesite.
11-Sedimentary rocks are formed by sediment that is deposited over time, usually as layers at the bottom of lakes oceans.
* These rocks cover the majority of the Earth’s rocky surface but only make up a small percentage of the Earth’s crust compared to metamorphic and igneous types of rocks.
* These rocks form layers called strata which can often be seen in exposed cliffs.
* The word sedimentary has been derived from the Latin word sediments which mean settling.
* Examples of sedimentary rocks include limestone, greywacke, chalk, sandstone, mudstone, coal, claystone and flint.
12-Plutonic or intrusive rocks form when magma cools and crystallizes slowly within the Earth’s crust. A common example of this type is granite.
13-Volcanic or extrusive rocks form from magma reaching the surface either as lava or fragmental ejecta, forming minerals such as pumice or basalt.
14- The Igneous rocks are formed due to cooling and solidification of hot and liquid materials (lava or magma).
* The word igneous has been taken from the Latin word ignis which means fire.
15-Petrology is the science of rocks. It is a branch of geology.
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