Important geography questions for CDS 1 2019
Hello friends, how are the preparations going? You might have gone through the syllabus of the CDS exam and the previous year papers. As we all know that the pattern of the examinations (especially UPSC) changes continuously. So it is the time to tighten up the seat belts and start revising. Well to help you in that, we are here with some of the most important and previous year geography questions for CDS.
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Talking about geography, below are some of the important geography questions that are always in limelight
Srisailam Dam is constructed across the Krishna river.
Shifting cultivation is practised in the hilly areas for soil conservation.
Milwaukee Deep is the deepest point of the Atlantic Ocean.
Also, Java Trench is the deepest point in the Indian Ocean.
Chinook wind flows in the Rocky mountains in the USA.
Epicenter is the point of origin of the earthquake.
The line joining the earthquake struck places (at the same time) is called homoseismic line.
High tides are formed due to the pulling of Earth by the sun and the moon in the same direction.
The oldest mountain range of India is Aravali.
Duncan passage is situated between South Andaman and little Andaman.
Ten degree channel separates little Andaman and car Nicobar.
Jammu and Kashmir has the largest area under waste land.
Madhya Pradesh has the largest population of scheduled tribes in India.
The presence of distinct layers is a distinguishing factor for sedimentary rocks.
The Himalayas are an example of fold mountains whereas the vindhyas are a type of block mountains.
Anamudi is the highest peak in South India.
Khadar is the new alluvial deposits on the Gangetic plain.
Doab is the land between the two tributaries of a river.
Nilgiri hills are the meeting junction of the eastern and Western ghats.
Aksai Chin is the northeast boundary of Jammu and Kashmir.
Doda betta is the highest point in the Nilgiri hills.
The Guru Shikhar peak is located in Rajasthan.
Gujarat has the largest coastline in India out of the 7500 kilometre (in total).
Furthermore the Karakoram Highway connects China with Pakistan.
Bangladesh has the largest international boundary with India.
Konkan coast is the northern part of West coast.
The eastern coast in India is also known as the Coromandel coast.
9 degree channel separates Lakshadweep with the minicoy island.
West Bengal share its boundary with three foreign countries also.
Indian sovereignty in the sea extends upto 12 nautical miles.
Nine states in India share the coastline.
Gulf of Khambhat separates Daman and Diu.
Pondicherry is the largest union territory and Lakshadweep the smallest.
Narmada and Tapi are the westward flowing rivers in the peninsular India.
Damodar river basin is called 'Ruhr of India' because it resembles with the ruhr valley of Germany.
Godavari is the longest river of the peninsular India.
Lake Sambhar is situated near Jaipur in Rajasthan.
Paradip port is specially developed for exporting iron ore to Japan.
Visakhapatnam is the deepest port which is landlocked also.
The cauvery river originates from the state of Karnataka.
Punjab is called as 'the land of five rivers'.
Chilka lake is the biggest lake in India.
Hope this will be helpful for you. All the best for your preparations. You are certainly going to make it this time. For more help regarding the CDS exam, please refer to other blogs also..