• 1.  Which geographical feature bounds India’s mainland south of 22°N latitude?

  • Young Fold Mountains
  • Sandy Desert
  • Lava Plateaus
  • Seas and Ocean
  • 2.  Both the latitudinal and longitudinal extent of India’s mainland is about 30°. But on looking at the map of India which of the following alternatives do you observe about India’s size?

  • East-west extent appears to be smaller than north-south extent
  • East-west extent appears to be larger than north-south extent
  • East-west and north-south extent appears equal
  • North-south extent appears to be smaller than east-west extent
  • 3.  If the local time at Dwarka (69°01′E) in Gujarat to the west of India is 6 am, what will be the local time at Dibrugarh (94°58′E approximately 95°), in Assam, in the east?

  • 4.16 am
  • 6 am
  • 7.44 am
  • 7.44 pm
  • 4.  The Standard Meridian of India, 82°30′E passes through which of the following places?

  • Kanniyakumari in Tamil Nadu
  • Walong in Arunachal Pradesh
  • Kachchh in Gujarat
  • Mirzapur in Uttar Pradesh
  • 5.  Which of the following has reduced India’s distance from Europe by 7000 km?

  • Suez Canal
  • Panama Canal
  • Indira Gandhi Canal
  • Buckingham Canal
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