GK Questions (Static GK GS): 25 Questions and Answers from Geography
Q. 1: What is the latitudinal extent of India?
Answer: 8o 4’ North Latitude to 37o 6’ Northern Latitude
Q. 2: What is the longitudinal extent of India?
Answer: 68o 7’ East Longitude to 97o 25’ East Longitude
Q. 3: What is the latitudinal and longitudinal extent of India?
Q. 4: What is the name of the southernmost point of India?
Answer: Indira Point
Q. 5: At what latitude is Indira Point, the southernmost point of India, located?
Answer: 6o 45' at Northern Latitude
Q. 6: What is the actual extent of India from North to South (from Ladakh to Kanyakumari)?
Answer: 3,214 km
Q. 7: What is the actual extent of India from east to west direction (from Arunachal Pradesh to Kutch in Gujarat)?
Answer: 2,933 km
Q. 8: How much is the difference (in kilometers) between the length of India in North-South direction and the width of India in East-West direction?
Answer: 281 km
Q. 9: How far does India's territorial limit extend towards the sea?
Answer: 12 Nautical Miles (21.9 km)
Q. 10: What is the approximate local time difference between India's eastern state of Arunachal Pradesh and western state of Gujarat?
Answer: About 120 minutes (2 hours)
Q. 11: Which Meridian has been selected as the standard meridian of India?
Answer: 82o 30'
Q. 12: On which coefficient of longitude has India's Standard Meridian been fixed?
Answer: 7o 30' (Note: According to the agreement of the countries of the world, the standard meridian of any country is determined on the coefficient of 7o 30' longitude.)
Q. 13: How many hours is the Indian Standard Time ahead of the Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)?
Answer: 5 hours 30 minutes
Q. 14: What is the total area of India?
Answer: 32.8 lakh sq km.
Q. 15: What fraction of total geographic area of the world is covered by India?
Answer: 2.4 percent
Q. 16: In terms of total land area, at what place is India in the world?
Q. 17: Which six countries are bigger than India in terms of land area?
Answer: 1. Russia, 2. Canada, 3. China, 4. United States of America, 5. Brazil and 6. Australia
Q. 18: Which latitude line passes through India?
Answer: Tropic of Cancer
Q. 19: What is the total length of the land boundary of India?
Answer: 15,200 km.
Q. 20: India shares land borders with how many countries?
Q. 21: Which are the countries India shares its land border with?
Answer: 1. Bangladesh, 2. China, 3. Pakistan, 4. Nepal, 5. Myanmar, 6. Bhutan and 7. Afghanistan
Q. 22: India shares longest land boundary with which country?
Q. 23: What is the total length of international boundary that India shares with Bangladesh??
Answer: 4,096 km.
Q. 24: With which country does India share its shortest international boundary?
Q. 25: What is the total length of India’s international boundary with Afghanistan?
Answer: 80 km
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