Question: In which Hemisphere does India lie?
Answer: India lies entirely in the Northern Hemisphere.
Question: What is India’s rank in the Northern Hemisphere?
Answer: In terms or size, India is the seventh largest country of the world.
Question: Mention the land boundary of India.
Answer: India has a land boundary of about 15,200 km and the total length of the coastline of the mainland including Andaman and Nicobar and Lakshadweep is 7,516.6 km.
Question: What is the latitudinal and longitudinal extent of the mainland of India?
Answer: The latitudinal and longitudinal extent of the mainland of India is 8°4′ N and 37°6′ N and 68°7′ E and 97°25′ E respectively.
Question: What is the southernmost point of the Indian union called?
Answer: The southernmost point of the Indian union is called Indira Point.
Question: What is the Standard Meridian of India?
Answer: The Standard Meridian of India is 82°30’E
Question: The Suez canal was opened in 1869. How has it helped India?
Answer: Since the opening of the Suez canal, India’s distance from Europe has been reduced by 7,000 km.
Question: Name the group of islands lying in the Arabian Sea.
Answer: Lakshadweep Islands lie in the Arabian Sea.
Question: Name the countries which are larger than India.
Question: Which island group of India lies to its South-East?
Answer: Andaman and Nicobar Islands lie to the South-East of India.
Question: Which island countries are our Southern neighbours?
Answer: Sri Lanka and Maldives are the two island countries that are the Southern neighbours of India.