Which among the following rivers is an example of superimposed drainage system in India?
Solution:Option(A) is correct
Chambal river is an example of superimposed drainage. A superimposed river does not adjust with the structure of its place of origin.
First of all the river valley is built on upper part and then the river develops and expands such structure in the lower part.
What is the name of the third Indian Research Centre in Antarctica?
Solution:Option(B) is correct
Bharati is the name of India’s third Antarctic research facility. This, when complete, will be one of two active Indian research stations, other being Maitri.
India’s first research facility Dakshin Gangotri is currently used as a supply base.
Bharati will be located near Larsemann Hills at 69°S, 76°E .
Which one of the following cities has been chosen as ad hoc capital of Andhra Pradesh?
The Andhra Pradesh government has decided to have an ad hoc capital at Vijayawada until the needed infrastructure and other projects for the new capital are completed.
Lipulekh Pass, one of the trade route between India and China is in which state?
Lipulekh pass in Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand. Lipulekh pass connects the Kumaon region of Uttarakhand with the old trading town of Taklakot in Tibet.
The pass is first Indian border post to be opened for trade with China in 1992.
Consider the following statements:
1. The land border of India is approximately twice of the coastline of the country
2. Largest state with coastline in India is Gujarat
Which among the above statements is / are correct?
Neither 1 nor 2
Both 1 & 2
Solution:Option(D) is correct
Both the statements are correct in this question.
The total land boundary of India is about 15,200 km and the total length of the coast line of the mainland including Andaman and Nicobar and Lakshadweep is 7,516.6 km.
This implies that land border of India is approximately twice of the coastline of the country.
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