Islands of India UPSC

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Islands of India UPSC

Islands of India UPSC

Important Questions of Islands of India is covered here. You can also watch video which is at the bottom of the page.

Islands in Bay of Bengal

Q. Saddle Peak, the highest peak of Andaman and Nicobar is located in?
Ans: North Andaman

Q. Andaman and Nicobar are ?
Ans: Group of Islands in bay of Bengal

Q. What is the total number of islands in Andaman and Nicobar?
Ans: 572

Q. 10 degree channel separates ?
Ans: Andaman from Nicobar Islands.
(It is parallel to 10 degree north latitude so it is called 10 degree channel)

Q. Which Strait connect bay of Bengal to Palk bay ?
Ans: Palk Strait

Q. Which Indonesian Island is geographically closest to great Nicobar ?
Ans: Sumatra

Q. Barren Island is located in ?
Ans: Bay of Bengal

Q. The Northern part of Western coastal plain of India is also known as ?
Ans: Konkan
(Western coastal plain is divided into 3 regions namely the Konkan coast, the Kanara coast & the Malabar coast. Northern portion of West coast is called Konkan and Southern portion Malabar)

Q. Barren Island of India has a volcanic origin and it is located in?
Ans: Andaman

Q. Where is Sriharikota Island located?
Ans: Andhra Pradesh
(Near the mouth of Godavari river & near Pulicat Lake of Andhra Pradesh. It separates Pulicat Lake from the Bay of Bengal. Satish Dhawan space centre is located in sriharikota)

Q. The Adams bridge begins from ?
Ans: Dhanushkodi
(Aadam bridge also known as Ram Setu)

Q. Addu Atoll are situated in which ocean?
Ans: Indian Ocean & it is also known as Seenu Atoll.
Is the southernmost Atoll of Maldives & it is situated in Indian ocean

Island Groups of Arabian Sea.

Q. Where is Lakshadweep located?
Ans: Arabian sea
(Lakshadweep is a group of 36 Islands in Arabian sea) kavarati is the capital of Lakshadweep

Q. What type of island is Lakshadweep ?
Ans: Lakshadweep is a coral island.
(Lakshadweep is located in south west of India)

Q. Lakshadweep consists of how many islands ?
Ans: 36

Q. Which one of the following is one of the remotest island from Indian coast ?
Ans: Minicoy
(Bhatkal, Arnala & Henry are peninsular Island)

Q. Which Indian Island lies between India and Sri Lanka ?
Ans: Rameshwaram

Q. A large City built on an Indian Island is ?
Ans: Mumbai

Q. Kori Creek lies in ?
Ans: Rann of Kuchh
(Kori Creek is a Maritime border between India and Pakistan)

Q. Sir Creek dispute is between which two countries ?
Ans: India & Pakistan

Q. Diu lies near ?
Ans: Coast of Kathiawar


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