Question: The Himalayan mountain range, stands guard to India's northern borders. One of the mountains of the Himalayan range is the highest mountain of India - which one?
Correct Answer Everest is the highest peak in the world, but it is located in Nepal, K2, the second highest is located in Pakistan-China border belongs to the Karakoram range of mountains (it is not a peak), while Kanchenjunga is the third highest located in the Indo-Nepal border. Cardamom Hills is not a part of Himalayas, it is located in South India.
Question: From deltas to bodies of water... India is surrounded by bodies of water on three sides, the west, the south and the east. How many oceans touch the Indian mainland?
Correct Answer The Indian Ocean, which touches the southern tip of the Indian mainland is the only ocean touching the Indian mainland. The other two bodies of water are the Bay of Bengal in the east and the Arabian Sea in the west.
Question: India's rich geographical variety encompasses almost all geographical features like mountains, lakes, waterfalls, geysers, plateaus etc. Which of the following feature is not found in India?
Correct Answer Glaciers are found in the north in the Himalayas. The Thar desert is in Rajasthan in the northwest and the lagoons are in Kerala in the southwest. Unfortunately, we don't have any icebergs in India or even in the Indian subcontinent.
Question: India is often known as the land of rivers, with most of its major cities based on the banks of rivers. Through which of these Indian cities does the river Mithi flow?
Correct Answer Mumbai, a port city, earlier known as Bombay, is not only the commercial capital of India, but also houses the largest film industry in this part of the world It is named Bollywood, to rhyme with Hollywood.
Question: Wagah border town is also the place of the official checkpoint between India and which other country?
Correct Answer The border post at Wagah is also the place where a large number of people travelling to and from Pakistan cross. Every day, the closing of the border in the evening is done with much fanfare and a little jingoism on both sides, and attracts numerous spectators.
Question: Tamil, one of India's oldest languages, along with Sankrit, it has been the direct and indirect ancestor of many South Indian languages. Tamil is also the national language of which of the following countries?
Correct Answer Tamil's connection to Singapore actually goes way back, even beyond the Indian labourers who came to work in the British rubber plantations. The Malaysian peninsula was ruled by Tamil Kings, the Cholas for nearly a hundred years in the 12th and 13th centuries, under the inspired rule of the Chola dynasty, namely Raja Raja Chola, Rajadhiraja Chola and Rajendra Chola.