GK Questions (Static GK GS): 25 Questions and Answers from Geography

First published on: 2019-12-09 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?

Answer: 30o

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?

Answer: Seventh

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?

Answer: Seven

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?

Answer: Bangladesh

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?

Answer: Afghanistan

Q. 25: What is the total length of India’s international boundary with Afghanistan?

Answer: 80 km

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