Geography One-Liners for various competitive examinations

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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

Watch some of the important Geography Bits below.

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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