India Size and Location MCQ Questions for Class 9 Social Science Chapter 1 with Answers

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MCQ Questions for Class 9 Social Science with Answers Geography

Q1. The eastern most longitude of India is

(i) 97°25’E
(ii) 68°7′ E
(iii) 77°6’E
(iv) 82°32’E

(i) 97°25’E

Q2. A narrow channel of sea separating two land-masses is called:

(i) Gulf
(ii) Strait
(iii) Isthmus
(iv) Bay

(ii) Strait

Q3. Name the group of islands lying in the Arabian Sea.

(i) Andaman and Nicobar
(ii) Lakshadweep
(iii) New Moore
(iv) None of the above

(ii) Lakshadweep

Q4. India has a land boundary of about-

(i) 15,860 km.
(ii) 15,250 km.
(iii) 15,680 km.
(iv) 15,200 km.

(iv) 15,200 km.

Q5. Which of the following countries is larger than India in terms of land area?

(i) Russia
(ii) New Zealand
(iii) South Africa
(iv) Great Britain

(i) Russia

Q6. Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal and Sikkim have common frontiers with

(i) China
(ii) Bhutan
(iii) Nepal
(iv) Myanmar

(iii) Nepal

Q7. India’s total area accounts for what percentage of the geographical area of the world?

(i) 2.9%
(ii) 3.2%
(iii) 2.4%
(iv) 4.2%

(iii) 2.4%

Q8. Why is a time lag of two hours from Gujarat to Arunachal Pradesh?

(i) Because of India’s east-west extent
(ii) Because of India’s location in the Indian Ocean
(iii) Because it is surrounded by sea from the three sides
(iv) None of the above.

(i) Because of India’s east-west extent

Q9. How much times is India bigger than France?

(i) 6 times
(ii) 16 times
(iii) 4 times
(iv) 9 times

(i) 6 times

Q10. Tropic of Cancer does not pass through

(i) Rajasthan
(ii) Orissa
(iii) Chhattisgarh
(iv) Tripura

(ii) Orissa

Q11. My friend hails from a country which does not share land boundary with India. Identify the country.

(i) Bhutan
(ii) Tajikistan
(iii) Bangladesh
(iv) Nepal

(ii) Tajikistan

Q12. Which meridian is fixed as a Standard Meridian of India?

(i) 82½° E
(ii) 84½° E
(iii) 86° E
(iv) 81° E

(i) 82½° E

Q13. What is India’s size with respect to other countries of the world?

(i) First
(ii) Third
(iii) Fourth
(iv) Seventh

(iv) Seventh

Q14. Standard Meridian of India passes through-

(i) Uttaranchal
(ii) Punjab
(iii) Mirzapur
(iv) Alipur

(iii) Mirzapur

Q15. Which of the following is the smallest state in India?

(i) Sikkim
(ii) Tripura
(iii) Goa
(iv) Uttaranchal

(iii) Goa

Q16. Which line divides India into approximately two equal parts?

(i) Equator
(ii) Tropic of Cancer
(iii) Tropic of Capricorn
(iv) None of these

(ii) Tropic of Cancer

Q17. Which of the following Union Territories is located along the west coast of India?

(i) Andaman and Nicobar Islands
(ii) Chandigarh
(iii) Dadra and Nagar Haveli
(iv) Puducherry

(iii) Dadra and Nagar Haveli

Q18. The capital of Mizoram is-

(i) Imphal
(ii) Kohima
(iii) Agartala
(iv) Aizwal

(iv) Aizwal

Q19. Which of these countries is located towards the east of India?

(i) Nepal
(ii) Sri Lanka
(iii) Bangladesh
(iv) China

(iii) Bangladesh

Q20. Approximately what is the latitudinal and longitudinal extent of the mainland of India?

(i) 97°
(ii) 68°
(iii) 30°
(iv) 8°

(iii) 30°

Q21. The latitudinal extent of India lies between

(i) 7° 5′ N and 26° 5′ N
(ii) 8° 4′ N and 37° 6′ N
(iii) 12° 5′ N and 27° 5′ N
(iv) 12° 5′ N and 37° 6′ N

(ii) 8° 4′ N and 37° 6′ N

Q22. Which geographical feature bounds India’s mainland south of 22°N latitude?

(i) Young Fold Mountains
(ii) Sandy Desert
(iii) Lava Plateaus
(iv) Seas and Ocean

(iv) Seas and Ocean

Q23. What is the length of Indian coastline?

(i) 8716 km
(ii) 7165 km
(iii) 9515 km
(iv) 7516 km

(iv) 7516 km

Q24. Uttaranchal, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal and Sikkim have common frontiers with-

(i) China
(ii) Bhutan
(iii) Nepal
(iv) Myanmar

(ii) Bhutan

Q25. The northern most latitude in degrees –

(i) 8.4º North
(ii) 37.6º North
(iii) 97.25º North
(iv) All the above

(ii) 37.6º North

Q26. Which of the following is the oldest route of contact between India and other countries of the world?

(i) Ocean routes
(ii) Maritime contact
(iii) Land routes
(iv) Air routes

(iii) Land routes

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