CBSE Class 9 Social Science Unit 2 Chapter 1 & 2
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CBSE Class 9 Social Science Unit 2 Chapter 1 & 2

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What is called a drainage basin?

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Which is the world's largest drainage basin?

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What controls the drainage systems of India?

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Name the two major groups the Indian rivers are divided into.

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What are perennial rivers?

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Where do perennial rivers receive water from?

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Which are the three major Himalayan rivers?

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Where do most of the rivers of Peninsular India originate? Where do these rivers flow?

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Mention two features of the Himalayan rivers.

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Where does the river Indus rise?

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Name the tributaries that Join the river Indus in the Kashmir region.

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What is the total length of the Indus?

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Which states of India are benefited by the Indus?

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List the major tributaries of the river Ganga.

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Where does the Yamuna meet the Ganga?

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Write two facts about the Ghaghara, the Gandak and the Kosi.

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Which are the main tributaries that come from the peninsular uplands?

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Which city is located on the water divide between the Indus and the Ganga river systems?

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Give one feature of the river Brahmaputra.

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Name the Peninsular rivers of India.

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Mention two features of the Peninsular rivers.

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Where does the river Tapi rise?

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Which are the major west flowing rivers?

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Which is the largest Peninsular river?

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Where does the river Godavari rise?

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Name the tributaries of the river Godavari.

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Why are the Manjira, the Wainganga and the Penganga together known as the 'Dakshin Ganga'?

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Which are the main tributaries of the river Krishna?

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Name some fresh water lakes of India.

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Write two uses of lakes.

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Mention two reasons due to which the pollution level of many rivers has been rising.

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Explain the "Theory of Plate Tectonics".

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What is the difference between convergent boundary and divergent boundary?

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Name the areas that were once parts of the Gondwana land.

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What characteristic features does the whole mountain system of Himalaya represent?

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What causes the formation of the northern plains? 

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What is the peninsular plateau composed of?

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Mention the extent of the Himalayan mountain ranges.

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The Himalayas consist of three parallel ranges in its longitudinal extent. Name them.

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Mention two features of the Himadri.

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Which is the longest and the most important range of Himachal or lesser Himalaya?

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What are known as Duns? Name some well-known Duns.

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Which part of Himalayas has been traditionally known as Punjab Himalaya?

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What are Kumaon Himalayas?

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Where are Assam Himalayas located?

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Which river marks the eastern most boundary of the Himalayas?

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Name the mountain ranges located in the eastern part of India.

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Mention two features of Purvachal or the Eastern hills.

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The Purvachal comprises four hills. Name them.

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Name the three major river systems that form the northern plains.

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What is the northern plain formed of?

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Which is the largest inhabited riverine island in the world?

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What are known as distributaries?

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Name the three sections the northern plain is divided into.

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According to the variations in relief features, the northern plains can be divided into four regions. Name them.

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Name the two broad divisions of the peninsular plateau.

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Name the rivers draining the central Highlands. Also mention the direction of the flow of these rivers.

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 What are the eastward extensions of the central highlands locally known as?

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Which river drains the Chotanagpur plateau?

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What is the shape of the Deccan Plateau? Where does it lie?

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Name the western and the eastern edges of the Deccan Plateau.

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What are the calcareous deposits in the northern plains known as?

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Where is Barren Island located?

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What is known as Deccan Trap?

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Give the location of the Aravali Hills. Also mention one feature of these hills.

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What are barchans? Where are they found?

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The western coast consists of three sections. Name them.

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Name the administrative headquarters of Lakshadweep.

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Mention two features of the Pathi Island.

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Mention the two broad categories into which the Andman and Nicobar Islands are divided.

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The land of India displays great physical variation'. Explain.

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Describe how the Himalayas have been divided on the basis of regions from west to east.

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Describe how the Northern Plains are agriculturally a very productive part of the country.

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What features make the Northern Plains suitable for agriculture?

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How can you say that the Northern plains have diverse relief features?

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Write a short note on the Deccan Plateau.

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Give a brief account of the coastal plains.

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What are coral polyps? Write in brief.

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 How do different physio graphic divisions of India make the country richer in its natural resources?

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How do the diverse physical features of the land contribute to the country's development?

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What are the three types of plate boundaries? Write their characteristic features.

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Name the six major physio graphic divisions of India.

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Mention three features of the Central Highlands.

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Explain the three major features of the Shiwaliks.

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Mention three features of the Himalayan mountains.

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Distinguish between Western coastal plain and the Eastern coastal plain.

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Give three facts about the Lakshadweep Islands groups.

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