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Geography of India and World

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Geography of India and World

 

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🔸 The position of the Earth in its orbit when it is at the greatest distance from the Sun is called?

 Aphelion

 

🔸 The position of the orbit of the moon when it is at its greatest distance from the Earth is called?

 Apogee

 



🔸 The tropical storm in the Carribean or West Pacific Ocean with extremely strong winds is called?

 Hurricane

 

🔸 The wind which rotates in an anticlock direction in the Northern Hemispher and in a clockwise direction in the Southern Hemisphere is called?

 Tornado

 

🔸 The tidal mouth of a river where the salt water of the tide meets the fresh water of the river current is called?

 Estuary

 

🔸 Lines on the map denoting places experiencing equal baromatic pressure is called?

 Isobars

 

🔸 Lines denoting equal depth in the sea is called?

 Isobaths

 

🔸 The 7th largest country of the world in terms of area is?

 India

 

🔸 The fertile soil generally found in UP, Punjab, Haryana and Bihar is called?

 Alluvial soil

 

🔸 Which soil is suitable for the cultivation of cotton, wheat, oil seeds and tobacco?

 Black soil

 

🔸 Jhelum, Chenab, Ravi, Beas and Sutlej are the tributaries of which river?

 Indus

 

🔸 Yamuna, Chambal, Betwa, Sone, Ghagra, Gandak and Gomti are the tributaries of which river?

 The Ganges

 

🔸 Teesta river is the tributary of which river?

 Brahmaputra

 

🔸 On which river Bhakra Nangal Dam is constructed?

 Sutlej river in Punjab

 

🔸 On which river Nagarjuna Sagar Dam is contructed?

 Krishna river in Karnataka

 

 

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