Can You Pass The 10th Grade Geography Test?

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  • 1. 

    The Bay of Bengal is located to the _________ of India

    • A.

      West

    • B.

      South

    • C.

      South - East

    • D.

      South - West

    Correct Answer
    C. South - East
    Explanation
    The Bay of Bengal is located to the South-East of India. This can be deduced by considering the geographical position of India and the location of the Bay of Bengal in relation to it. The Bay of Bengal is situated to the east of India, and slightly towards the south. Therefore, the correct answer is South-East.

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  • 2. 

    Palk Strait separates India from _______

    • A.

      Sri Lanka

    • B.

      Myranmar

    • C.

      Maldives

    • D.

      Lakshadweep

    Correct Answer
    A. Sri Lanka
    Explanation
    The Palk Strait is a narrow strip of water that separates India from Sri Lanka. It is located between the Indian state of Tamil Nadu and the northernmost tip of Sri Lanka. The strait is approximately 40 to 85 kilometers wide and is an important shipping route between the two countries. It is named after Robert Palk, a governor of Madras Presidency during the British colonial period.

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  • 3. 

    The most centrally located meridian of India passes through _________

    • A.

      Ahmadabad

    • B.

      Allahabad

    • C.

      Hyderabad

    • D.

      Aurangabad

    Correct Answer
    B. Allahabad
    Explanation
    The most centrally located meridian of India passes through Allahabad. This means that Allahabad is located at the longitude that divides India into two equal halves. It is considered the reference point for calculating the time and other geographical measurements in India.

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  • 4. 

    The source of River Ganga

    • A.

      Yamonotri

    • B.

      Siachen

    • C.

      Gangotri

    • D.

      Karakoram

    Correct Answer
    C. Gangotri
    Explanation
    Gangotri is the correct answer because it is one of the main sources of the River Ganga. Located in the Indian state of Uttarakhand, Gangotri is a sacred town and a popular pilgrimage site. It is situated at the foothills of the Himalayas and is known for its temple dedicated to the goddess Ganga. The river originates from the Gangotri Glacier, which is located near Gangotri town. Therefore, Gangotri is the source of the River Ganga.

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  • 5. 

    The Himalayas are known as

    • A.

      Abode of Snow

    • B.

      Volcano

    • C.

      Shayadry

    • D.

      Himadri

    Correct Answer
    A. Abode of Snow
    Explanation
    The Himalayas are known as the "Abode of Snow" because they are home to some of the highest peaks in the world, which are covered in snow throughout the year. The snow-capped mountains in the Himalayas create a majestic and awe-inspiring landscape, attracting tourists and mountaineers from around the globe. The term "Abode of Snow" perfectly captures the snowy and icy nature of the Himalayas, making it the correct answer.

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  • 6. 

    The highest peak in India

    • A.

      Mt. Everest

    • B.

      Mt. Kanchanjunga

    • C.

      Dhaulagiri

    • D.

      Mt. Godwin Austin

    Correct Answer
    B. Mt. Kanchanjunga
    Explanation
    Mt. Kanchanjunga is the highest peak in India. It is located in the state of Sikkim and stands at an elevation of 8,586 meters (28,169 feet). Mt. Everest, while being the highest peak in the world, is not located in India but in Nepal. Dhaulagiri is also not located in India, but in Nepal. Mt. Godwin Austin, also known as K2, is the second highest peak in the world and is located in Pakistan. Therefore, the correct answer is Mt. Kanchanjunga.

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