CBSE Class 9 Geography India – Size and Location Worksheet For Group Activity

INDIA- SIZE AND LOCATION

Written By Avinash Sharan

28th March 2022

Class 9 Geography India – Size and Location Worksheet – Group Activity.

Class 9 Geography India – Size and Location worksheet is designed and prepared as per the latest syllabus. This class 9 Geography worksheet will help students in scoring full marks. You can also check your preparation for Term I. There are some HOTS questions as well. All these questions can be solved by you only if your concepts are clear. We hope, you will find class 9 Geography worksheet interesting. Moreover, If you are targeting NTSE, NDA, CTET, TET, PSC or any other competitive exams, this class 9 Geography India – size and Location worksheet is going to be very helpful to you.

Class 9 Geography India – Size and Location Worksheet

Chapter 1 India – Size and Location

Higher Order Thinking Skill (HOTS) QUESTIONS

  1. The total Geographical area of India is _________________-

a) 15.9 million square kilometer

b) 7556 million square kilometer

c) 3.24 million Square Kilometer

d) 2.4 million Square Kilometer

ANSWER: —————————-

2. The Longitudinal extent of India is

a) 67°8′ east to 98°25′ east

b) 68°7′ east to 97°25′ east

c) 68°7′ east to 97°25′ west

d) 68°7′ west to 97°25′ east

3. By how many Kilometers is the North – South extent is bigger than the East – West extent of India.

a) 281 Km

b) 261 Km

c) 276 Km

d) 239 Km

4. If a place “A” is located at 10° Latitude and place “B” is located at “11° Latitude but at the same Longitude. What will be the actual distance on the ground?

a) 101 Km

b) 111 Km

c) 121 Km

d)  69 Km

5. How many minutes are there between two Latitudes.

a) 15

b) 30

c) 45

d) 60

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6. Opening of which canal  reduced India’s distance from Europe by 7000 Km?

a) Indira Gandhi canal.

b) Suez canal

c) Gulf of Mannar

d) English channel.

ANSWER: ————————————–

7. The North – South extent of India is larger than the east – west extent because _______________.

a) Latitudes are equidistant

b) Longitudes are equidistant

c) North South latitudinal extent is more than East – West extent.

d) None of the above.

8. What separates India from Sri Lanka.

a) Palk strait.

b) Indira Point

c) Equator.

d) Bay of Bengal

ANSWER: ————————————–

9. Cape Comorin is the other name of

a) Lakshadweep

b) Kanyakumari

c) Sri Lanka

d) Nicobar islands

ANSWER: ————————————–

10. If the time at 0° Longitude is 12;00 noon. What will be the standard time (IST) in India.

a) 6:30 A.M.

b) 5: 30 A.M.

c) 5: 30 P.M.

d) 6:30 A.M.

ANSWER: ————————————– 

How to calculate time using longitudes explained Step by step

Class 9 Geography India – Size and Location Worksheet

MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONS:

11. Which country is not the part of the Indian subcontinent?

a) Nepal

b) Bhutan

c) China

d) Maldives

ANSWER: ————————————–

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12. India is called a subcontinent because of

a) it’s vast size.

b) it’s distinct culture.

c) physical features

d) all of these.

ANSWER: ————————————–

13. A peninsula is a piece of land that is bordered by water from __________________sides.

a) three sides.

b) all the sides.

c) Northern

d) Southern

ANSWER: ————————————–

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14. The Tropic of cancer passes through how many states?

a) six

b) seven

c) eight

d) nine

ANSWER: ————————————–

Simple Questions From Text Book

15. Which neighboring country will you reach if you sail across the Palk Strait.

a) Nepal

b) Bangladesh

c) Maldives

d) Sri Lanka

ANSWER: ————————————–

16. Which of the following is the oldest route of contact between India and other countries of the world?

a) Land routes

b) Ocean routes

c) rivers

d) Himalayan pass

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ANSWER: ————————————–

17 The southernmost point of the Indian union which got submerged under the sea water in 2004 during Tsunami is

a) Lakshadweep

b) Cape Comorin

c) Indira point

d) Kavaratti.

ANSWER: —————————————

Q18. If A is standing in Lakshadweep, B at Indira Point, C at Cape Comorin and D at Palk Strait. Who is nearest to the equator.

a) A

b) B

c) C

d) D

19. Which geographical feature bounds India’s mainland south of 22°N Latitude?

a) Desert

b) Mountains

c) Plateaus

d) sea and oceans

20. Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, West-Bengal and Sikkim has common frontiers with

a) Nepal

b) Bhutan

c) China

d) Bangladesh

Class 9 Geography India – Size and Location Worksheet

QUESTIONS ASKED IN COMPETITIVE EXAMS

21 .Which of the following countries share the borders with India?

1) Bhutan

2) Bangladesh

3) Thailand

4) Myanmar

Option

A) 1 and 2 only

B) 2 and 4 only

C) 1.2.and 4 only

D) All of the above

22. If the Prime Minister is addressing the gathering from Aizawl, he is in which state?

a) Sikkim

b) Nagaland.

c) Tripura

d) Mizoram

23. The finals of  IPL Cricket tournament will be held in the capital city of Assam. Identify the place from the given options.

a) Guwahati

b) Dispur

C) Digboi

d) Agartala

24. The Northernmost state of India in 2022 is ____________________

a) Uttrakhand

b) Jammu & Kashmir

c) Punjab

d) Himachal Pradesh

25. If you are walking on Tropic of Cancer, you will not pass through which Indian state.

a) Rajasthan

b) Chhattisgarh

c) West Bengal

d) Assam

India – Size and Location continues….

26. Which Indian state does not share its borders with Bangladesh?

a) Assam

b) Nagaland

c) Meghalaya

d) Tripura

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27. A narrow channel of sea separating two land masses is called: (NTSE)

a) Coastline

b) strait

c) Delta

d) Bay

28. Consider the following statements regarding the landmass of India? (UPSC & NTSE)

  1. The landmass of India has an area of 3.28 million square Km
  2. India’s total area accounts for 2.4 % of the total geographical area of the world.

Identify the correct statements:

A) 1 only

B) 2 only

C) All are correct

D) None

29. Which Indian State has the longest coastline?

a) Gujarat

b) Maharashtra

c) Orissa

d) Tamil Nadu

30. With which country India shares it’s longest borders?

a) Nepal

b) Pakistan

c) Bangladesh

d) Myanmar

Class 9 Geography India – Size and Location Worksheet

HOW INTELLIGENT YOU ARE?

There are 10 mistakes in the paragraph given below. Read the passage carefully and identify all 10 mistakes. If you identify all 10 mistakes from the paragraph, you are super intelligent. But, if you find less than 5 mistakes, you need to prepare the chapter well.

India is a vast country. It is the seventh largest country in the world. The main land of India extends between latitudes 8°4’N and 37°6’N and longitudes 68°7’E and 97°25’E. To the south east lie the Andaman & Nicobar islands in Arabian sea and to its south west lies the Lakshadweep islands in the Bay of Bengal. The southernmost point of the Indian union “Indira Point” got submerged under the sea in 2004 during the cyclone.

paragraph continued….

India’s landmass has an area of 3.24 million square kilometer. Moreover, it accounts for 2.8 percent of the total Geographical area of the world. From Gujarat to Assam, there is a time lag of 2 hours. Therefore, 82° 30′ North has been selected as the standard meridian of India. India’s contacts with the world have continued through ages. But, her relationships through the sea routes are much older than its land routes.

India occupies an important strategic position in South Asia. It has 28 states and 8 Union Territories. It shares its land boundaries with Pakistan, Afghanistan, Tibet (China), Bhutan, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. Suez canal separates India from Sri Lanka.  India has had a strong Historical and Geographical links with her neighbors.

ANSWERS:

1.________________ , 2. _________________

3. _______________   4 __________________

5. _______________   6. __________________

7. _______________   8. __________________

9. _______________ 10. __________________

Class 9 Geography India – Size and Location Worksheet

PRACTICE QUESTIONS 

Q1. The sun rises two hours earlier in Arunachal Pradesh as compared to Gujarat in the west but the watches show the same time. How does this happen?

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Q2. Why is 82°30’E selected as the standard meridian of India ?

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Q3. Why is the difference between the duration of day and night hardly felt at Kanyakumari but not so in Kashmir?

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Q4. India’s North – south and East -West extent is almost 30 degrees. Then, why is India’s North – south extent larger than it’s East – West extent?

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Q5. Why is India called a subcontinent  ?

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Q6. Mention India’s contribution to the world?

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Class 9 Geography India – Size and Location Worksheet

MAP- WORK FOR PRACTICE:

In an outline map of India, mark each of the following:

i) An island group which lies in Arabian sea.

ii) Indian standard meridian.

iii) Cape Comorian

iv) Palk Strait.

v) Easternmost and southernmost state of India.

vi) Tropic of cancer.

Class 9 Geography India – Size and Location Worksheet For Group Activity

Conclusion:

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