Geography- One Liners Meant For Examination

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Geography-One Liners

1-Hanging valley is formed due to the action of glacier.

2-Ten degree channel(water body) separates Andabar and Nicobar Islands.

3-Mawsynram is the wettest place in India.

4-Growing of a crop after the failure of main crop is called Catch Crop.

5-Bangladesh has the longest international boundary with India.

6-The period of one revolution of the Sun around the centre of galaxy is called Cosmic year.

7-Jawahar Lal Nehru made the statement ‘Multipurpose river valley projects are the new temples of modern India’.

8-Punjab is known as ‘Land of five rivers’.

9-The Indian Standard Time (IST) with reference to the Greenwich Mean Time(GMT) is 5 and a half hours ahead.

10-Lignite is known as brown coal.

11-A region of weak winds is known by the name Doldrums.

12-Sriharikota is the satellite launching centre of India.

13-Dr APJ Abdul Kalam is known as the ‘Missile Man of India’.

14-An Earthquake is also known as tremor.

15-In a desert region soil erosion can be checked by tree plantation.

16-Soil which is prone to intensive leaching due to leaching is called Laterite soil.

17-The refining capacity of crude oil in Hindustan Petroleum is highest at Bhatinda Oil Refinery.

18-Golden Revolution refers to the development of Horticulture.

19-Lines of equal pressure in a map are called Isobars.

20-The International Date line is 180 degree longitude.

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