NCERT Class 9 Geography Solutions: India – Size and Location (Contemporary India-I) Chapter 1– Part 3

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Q-2. Answer the following questions briefly.

(i) Name the group of islands lying in the Arabian Sea.

Answer: Lakshadweep is a group of islands located in the Arabian Sea.

Lakshadweep islands lying in the Arabian Sea

Lakshadweep Islands Lying in the Arabian Sea

Lakshadweep islands lying in the Arabian Sea

(ii) Name the countries which are larger than India.

Answer: Following countries are larger than India:

  • Russia

  • Canada

  • China

  • USA

  • Brazil

  • Australia

(iii) Which island group of India lies to its south-east?

Answer: Andaman and Nicobar group of islands.

Andaman and Nicobar islands lies to its south-east

Andaman and Nicobar Islands Lies to Its South-East

Andaman and Nicobar islands lies to its south-east

(iv) Which island countries are our southern neighbors?

Answer: Maldives, Sri Lanka .

Maldives and Sri Lanka the southern neighbors island

Maldives and Sri Lanka

Maldives and Sri Lanka the southern neighbors island