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What is a subcontinent?
A large landmass that is part of a continent
A large area of forests that is below sea level
A small area of jungle with a large population of exotic monkeys
A large island with sharks and seals
The colliding of the Indian subcontinent with the Arabian and Asian tectonic plates formed what mountains?
Mount Kilimanjaro and Mount Fuji
Mount Olympus and Mount Pelion
The Himalayas and the Pamir's Mountains
The Denali Mountain and the Canadian Rockies
In what area of the world is the Ganges and Indus River located?
the Indian subcontinent
the Sahara desert
the Antarctic peninsula
The highest mountain in the world is...
Which of the following oceans border the Indian subcontinent?
The movement of tectonic plates in India causes which of the following?
Mt. Everest to grow
The Thar Desert aka "The Great Indian Desert" has which of the following?
Flat semiarid grasslands
Very little vegetation
Ice cream trucks
Thunderstorms and tornados
Deccan Plateau has the following:
Located in much of southern and central India
Typically dry climate
Receives monsoon rains during the summertime
Icebergs and glaciers
The Ganges Plain, which has many rivers, very rich alluvial farmland. And those rivers are, again, supported by the water coming from the nearby mountain ranges and is very important for agriculture
Which of the following people live around Mount Everest and help people climb the mountain
Where is the Indian Ocean located on the map above?
Which of the following areas is circled on the map above?
the Indus River
the Deccan Plateau
the Thar Desert
the Himalayan Mountains
Which letter on the map above represents the Indian Subcontinent?
Where do most people in India live?
the Indian Ocean
the Ganges River system
in the Himalayan Mountains
Why do so many people in India and Bangladesh live by the Ganges River?
It is the only area in these countries that receives rainfall.
It provides water for farming and is used as a way to transport people and goods.
The governments of these countries pay people to live near the river.
Land by the river is cheaper to buy.