NCERT Class 9 Geography Solutions: India – Size and Location (Contemporary India-I) Chapter 1– Part 1

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Q-1. Choose the right answer from the four alternatives given below.

(i) The Tropic of Cancer does not pass through

  1. Rajasthan

  2. Orissa

  3. Chhattisgarh

  4. Tripura

Answer: (b) Orissa

Explanation:

Tropic of Cancer passes through following Indian States:

  1. Gujarat

  2. Rajasthan

  3. Madhya Pradesh

  4. Jharkhand

  5. West Bengal

  6. Tripura

  7. Mizoram

Tropic of Cancer passes in India

Tropic of Cancer Passes in India

Tropic of Cancer passes in India

(ii) The easternmost longitude of India is

  1. 97∘25′E

  2. 68∘7′E

  3. 77∘6′E

  4. 82∘32′E

Answer: (a) 97∘25′E

longitude of India

Longitude of India

longitude of India

(iii) Uttaranchal, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal and Sikkim have common frontiers with

  1. China

  2. Bhutan

  3. Nepal

  4. Myanmar

Answer: (c) Nepal

Explanation:

India has total land frontier of 15,200 km (9,445 mi) and a coastline of 7,517 km (4,671 mi). Following list describes how other countries share their boundaries with Indian states.

  1. Bangladesh:

    1. West Bengal

    2. Meghalaya

    3. Assam

    4. Tripura

    5. Mizoram

  2. China:

    1. Jammu & Kashmir

    2. Himachal Pradesh

    3. Uttarakhand

    4. Sikkim

    5. Arunachal Pradesh

  3. Pakistan:

    1. Jammu & Kashmir

    2. Punjab

    3. Rajasthan

    4. Gujarat

  4. Nepal:

    1. Uttarakhand

    2. Uttar Pradesh

    3. Bihar

    4. West Bengal

    5. Sikkim

  5. Myanmar:

    1. Arunachal Pradesh

    2. Nagaland

    3. Manipur

    4. Mizoram

  6. Bhutan:

    1. Sikkim

    2. West Bengal

    3. Assam

    4. Arunachal Pradesh

  7. Afghanistan:

    1. Jammu & Kashmir

Nepal and India border

Nepal and India Border

Nepal and India border

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