Unseen Passage: India

India is the largest country in South-East Asia. India has very high mountains in the North, called Himalayas. It is surrounded by the Arabian Sea in the West, the Bay of Bengal in the East and the Indian Ocean in the South. India has various types of climates. The climate on the Himalayan mountains is cold and wet. The southern part of India is hot. The capital of India is New Delhi. The Indian National flag has three colours in it and is called the tricolour or Tiranga.

Answer following questions:

  1. Which are the very high mountains of India and where are they located?
  2. By what is India surrounded on three sides?
  3. Name the capital of India.
  4. Why is the Indian National flag called ‘Tiranga’?
  5. Find the opposite from the passage of the following: (a) Smallest (b) Dry

Answer

  1. The high mountains of India are called the Himalayas and they are located in the North.
  2. India is surrounded by the Arabian Sea in the West, the Bay of Bengal in the East and the Indian Ocean in the South.
  3. The capital of India is New Delhi.
  4. The Indian National flag has three colours in it so it is called the `Tiranga‘.
  5. (a) Largest (b) Wet