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.