Showing posts with label class9-geography. Show all posts
Showing posts with label class9-geography. Show all posts

Monday, 8 July 2019

CBSE Class 9 - Geography - India Size and Location - Very Short Question Answers (VSQA)(#cbsenotes)(#eduvictors)

Chapter: India Size and Location 

Very Short Question Answers (VSQA)
CBSE Class 9 - Geography 
CBSE Class 9 - Geography - India Size and Location - Very Short Question Answers (VSQA)(#cbsenotes)(#eduvictors)


Q1: Name any two countries that share its land boundaries with India.

Answer:  China and Myanmar.


Q2: Who are India's neighbours in the north—west?

Answer: Pakistan and Afghanistan.


Q3: Which neighbouring country is located in the west of India?

Answer: Pakistan


Q4: Uttarakhand, Ultar Pradcsh, Bihar and Asom share international boundary with which country? 

Answer:  Nepal

Wednesday, 5 June 2019

CBSE Class 9 - Geography - India Size and Location - Important Terms You Should Memorize (#cbsenotes)(#eduvictors)

India Size and Location
IMPORTANT TERMS

CBSE Class 9 - Geography - India Size and Location - Important Terms You Should Memorize (#cbsenotes)(#eduvictors)

Landmass:
A continent or other large body of land.


India Landmass:
The Indian landmass is centrally located between West and East Asia.


Tropic of Cancer:
Each of two corresponding circles on the celestial sphere where the sun appears to turn after reaching its greatest declination,marking the northern and southern limits of the ecliptic.


Island:
A piece of land surrounded by water.


Wednesday, 8 May 2019

CBSE Class 9 - Geography - Chapter 1 - Reasons for Calling India as Sub Continent (#cbsenotes)(#class9Geography)(#eduvictors)

Reasons for Calling India as Sub Continent 
Class 9 Geography - Chapter 1: India - Size & Location

CBSE Class 9 - Geography - Chapter 1 - Reasons for Calling India as Sub Continent (#cbsenotes)(#class9Geography)(#eduvictors)


India lies in the southern part of the Asian continent. Though India is a country it is often called a subcontinent. India is often called a subcontinent because it is a distinct landmass, not just a country.
A country which is having features of a great geographical extent, huge population, diversified geographical and socio-cultural features is called a subcontinent. Although India is not treated as a continent it has the features of a continent. It is called a subcontinent due to the following reasons:


1 Large Area: 
India has a large area of 3.28 million square kilometres, taking seventh place in the world.

2. Large Population

India has a population of 121 crores according to 2011 census (now approx. 128 crores), attaining a second place in the world. 

3. Diversified Physiographic divisions: 
CBSE Class 9 - Geography - Chapter 1 - Reasons for Calling India as Sub Continent (#cbsenotes)(#class9Geography)(#eduvictors)
India has diversified physiographic conditions with a variety of landforms like the Himalayas, the Indo-Gangetic plains, plateaus and coastal plains etc.

4. Climate: 
India has a distinctive monsoon type of climate. Extremes in climatic conditions like temperature, rainfall, sunshine, humidity etc can be observed.

5. Soils: 
A variety of soils like Alluvial, Black, Red, Laterite etc are found. 

6. Land of Many Religions: 
The religions like Hinduism, Islam, Christianity, Buddhism, Jainism, Sikhism etc are being practised.

7. Land of Diversity: 
It is a land of diversity having varied modes of living, culture etc. There is the Aryan culture in North India and Dravidian culture in South India.

8. Tropic of Cancer: 
The tropic of cancer runs half-way through the country. The southern half of the country lies within the tropics and experiences a tropical climate.


9. Historical Perspectives:
Indian subcontinent does not constitute only India, but it also constitutes other SAARC countries that are Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka & Maldives. This group of countries are combined together to be called Indian subcontinent as once in History, they were a part of India. 


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Thursday, 6 December 2018

CBSE Class 8/9 - Science - Rare Species of Animals Found in National Parks (#cbsenotes)(#eduvictors)

Rare Species of Animals
Found in National Parks

CBSE Class 8/9 - Science - Rare Species of Animals Found in National Parks (#cbsenotes)(#eduvictors)

Wildlife of India is a great natural heritage. Efforts are being made to protect and  preserve biological diversity of our country under various programs. India has preserved vast tracts of natural habitats, birds and plants in its 551 Wildlife Sanctuaries, 96 National Parks, 25 Wetlands and 15 Biosphere Reserves spread almost in all the states of India.

The purpose of establishing national parks is “to conserve the natural and historic objects and the wild life and to provide for the enjoyment of the same in such manner and by such means as will leave them unimpaired for the enjoyment of future generations.”

Saturday, 11 August 2018

Indian States Touching International Borders - Geography - CBSE Class 6/7/8/9/10/NTSE/CTET -

Indian States Touching International Borders 

Indian States Touching International Borders  - Geography - CBSE Class 6/7/8/9/10/NTSE/CTET -

Table

States Situated on International Borders
(Indian States touching International Borders)
No. Countries States
1 Pakistan 1. Gujarat
2. Rajasthan
3. Punjab
4. Jammu & Kashmir

Friday, 10 August 2018

Our Country India - CBSE Class 6/9 - Geography - Assignment (#cbsenotes)(#eduvictors)

Our Country India 

Our Country India - CBSE Class 6/9 - Geography - Assignment (#cbsenotes)(#eduvictors)

Assignment Worksheet

Q1. Name southernmost point of Indian Mainland.

Q2. Where is Indira Point located?

Q3. Name the largest and smallest state of India.

Q4. What are the Seven Sisters?

Q5. Name the most populous state of India.