Superlatives of India

Scholarship Examination in India

Superlatives are used when a speaker or writer is attempting to compare a group of three or more thing. The superlative is used to note which of the things is of the highest quality or degree.

Superlatives are typically formed by adding –est to the end of the adjective or adverb that you are using the compare the items. However, words with multiple syllables sometimes sound strange when you add –est. So, superlatives can also be formed by adding “most” in front of the adjective or adverb. Some superlative forms of adjectives or adverbs are irregular.

The questions related to Superlatives of India will be asked in all the competitive entrance exam such as Government Exam, Banking Exam, etc.

List of Largest, Smallest, Longest, Highest and Tallest in India

Superlatives of India – SMALLEST IN INDIA :

  • Smallest state (Area) – Goa
  • Smallest state (population) – Sikkim
  • Smallest state (forest area) – Haryana
  • Smallest Union Territory – Lakshadweep

Superlatives of India – HIGHEST IN INDIA :

  • Highest peak – Mt. K2 (Godwin Austin)
  • Highest water falls – Jog falls (Karnataka)
  • Highest gate way – Buland Darwaza (Fathepur sikri)
  • Highest literacy among state – Kerala
  • Highest tower – Qutub minar
  • Highest dam –Bhakra Dam (Punjab)
  • Highest multiple arch dam – Idukki (Kerala)

Superlatives of India – LARGEST IN INDIA :

  • Largest populated city – Mumbai
  • Largest fresh water lake – Kolleru(Andhra Pradesh)
  • Largest salt water lake – Chilka (Orissa)
  • Largest state – Rajasthan
  • Largest populated state – Uttar Pradesh
  • Largest museum – Indian museum (Kolkata)
  • Largest zoo – Zoological Garden (Kolkata)
  • Largest dome – Gol Gumbaz (Karnataka)
  • Largest mosque – Jama Masjid (New Delhi)
  • Largest desert – Thar (Rajasthan)
  • Largest river Island – Majuli (Brahmaputra)
  • Largest monastery – Tawang monastery (Arunachal Pradesh)
  • Largest cave temple – Ellora (Maharashtra)
  • Largest animal fair – Sonepur fair (Bihar)
  • Largest plateau – Deccan plateau
  • Largest river in South India – Godavari
  • Largest prison – Puzhal Jail (Chennai)
  • Largest planetarium – Birla planetarium(Kolkata)
  • Largest G.P.O – Mumbai G.P.O
  • Largest church – St. Cathedral (Old Goa)
  • Largest cinema theatre – Thangam Theatre
  • Largest exhibition ground – Pragati Maidan (New Delhi)
  • Largest arch dam – ldukki dam (Kerala)
  • Largest library – National library(Kolkata)
  • Largest aircraft carrier – INS Viraat
  • Largest landing ship – INS Magrar
  • Largest union territory – Andaman Nicobar Islands
  • Largest gurudwara – Golden Temple (Amritsar)
  • Largest residence – Rashtrapati Bhavan
  • Largest river Barrage – Farakka Barrage
  • Largest open university – Indira Gandhi Open University (New Delhi)
  • Largest Ocean Island – Middle Andaman

Superlatives of India – LONGEST IN INDIA :

  • Longest Canal – Indira Gandhi canal
  • Longest River – Ganga
  • Longest Tunnel – Kharbude(Konkan Railway)
  • Longest Dam – Hirakud (Orissa)
  • Longest National Highway- N.H. 7
  • Longest Railway platform – Kharagpur (West Bengal)
  • Longest Corridor – Rameswaram Temple corridor
  • Longest Hanging bridge – Hawra bridge
  • Longest Train Service – Hima sagar express
  • Longest Bridge – Anna Indira(Rameswaram to Mandap)
  • Longest Glacier – Siachen Glacier
  • Longest River bridge – Mahatma Gandhi Sethu

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