Geography of India

Can you answer these random questions about the geography of India?
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Last updated: August 7, 2020
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What urban district serves as the national capital of India?
New Delhi
On what peninsula is most of India located?
Indian Subcontinent
Which bodies of water are located on the eastern and western sides of that peninsula?
Arabian Sea
Bay of Bengal
What river is considered to be the holiest site of Hinduism?
Ganges
What city, along the banks of that river, is the holiest city in Hinduism?
Varanasi
With what country does India share its longest land border?
Bangladesh
What state is home to the southernmost tip of mainland India?
Tamil Nadu
What mountain range makes the Indian border with China?
Himalayas
What is the name of the third highest mountain in the world?
Kangchenjunga
What desert is also known as the Great Indian Desert?
Thar Desert
What is the name of the most populous subdivision in the world?
Uttar Pradesh
What language do the majority of the state of Andhra Pradesh speak?
Telugu
What northern region does India have disputes over with China and Pakistan?
Kashmir
The city of Amritsar in the state of Punjab, is home to the holiest site of what religion?
Sikhism
What is the name of the longest river in Northeastern India?
Brahmaputra
What is the name of the most populous state in Northeast India?
Assam
On what major plateau is southern and western India situated?
Deccan Plateau
What Indian union territory is situated between India and Myanmar in the ocean?
Andaman and
Nicobar Islands
For what historical figure is the biggest city in the state of Goa named?
Vasco da Gama
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Level 51
May 21, 2020
Nice Quiz , albeit Easy. Can you accept Kanchenjunga as a type in?
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Level 82
Sep 14, 2020
Seconded on Kanchenjunga, I couldn't figure out why it wasn't working.