Climate, Vegetation and Wildlife
Q1. Fill in the blanks.
Gir forest in Gujarat is
the home of Asiatic lions.
Elephants and one-horned rhinoceroses roam
in the forests of Assam.
The peacock is our national bird.
Cold Weather Season remains from December
During the south west monsoon period, the
moisture laden winds blow from sea to land. True
Coastal places like Mumbai and Kolkata
experience extreme climate. False
The tiger is our national animal. True
Tropical deciduous forest is found in dry
areas of the country. False
Q3. Write one adaptation of mountain vegetation.
Trees in mountain region are conical in shape.
Q4. What are called bushes?
plants are called bushes.
Q5. Where does the world's highest rainfall occur?
The world's highest rainfall occurs in Mawsynram.
Q6. Where can the mangrove forest survive?
These forests can survive in saline water.
Q7. Where wild goats and snow leopards
Ans. Wild goats and snow leopards are found in Himalayan
Q8. Which forests are also known as
deciduous forests are also known as monsoon forests.
Q9. What is loo?
Ans. Hot and dry winds blow during the day
in summer is called loo.
Q10. Where mahogany and rosewood trees are found?
Mahogany and rosewood trees are found in tropical evergreen forests.
Q11. When do we like to eat or drink cold
hot day sunny
like to eat or drink cold things.
Q12. When do we wear woollen clothes?
wear woollen clothes when we feel cold.
Q13. Which place in Rajasthan receives least rainfall?
in Rajasthan receives least rainfall.
Q14. Where tropical rainforest occur?
rain forests occur in the areas which receive heavy rainfall.
Q15. Broadly describe the climate of India.
climate of India has broadly been described as Monsoon type.
Q16. How do plants help prevent soil erosion?
roots of the plants bind the soil; thus, they control soil erosion.
Q17. Which two place of Rajasthan are very hot?
and Bikaner in the desert of Rajasthan are very hot.
Q18. Name two regions of Jammu and Kashmir which are freezing cold?
and Kargil in Jammu and Kashmir are freezing cold.
Q19. When do we like to have something hot to eat?
it is very windy and chilly, we would like to have something hot to eat.
Q20. Why do we celebrate Van Mahotsav?
We have special programmes like Van Mahotsav to involve more people in making
our earth green.
Q21. Why have the Sunderbans been named so?
is a well-known species of trees in mangrove forests after which Sunderbans
have been named.
Q22. What is weather?
Weather refers to day to day changes in the atmosphere such as changes in
temperature, rainfall and sunshine etc.