in the Deserts
Q1. Fill in the blanks.
Sahara desert covers a large part of North
The Ladakh desert is mainly inhabited by
Hemis in the Ladakh is a famous monastery.
Egypt is famous for growing cotton.
The hair of the sheep and goat is used to
Deserts are characterised by scanty
Yak’s milk is used to make cheese and
Hyenas found in Sahara desert is a bird. False
Ladakh is a hot desert. False
Manali - Leh highway crosses four passes. True
Q3. Sahara is what type of desert?
Sahara is a hot desert.
Q4. Ladakh is what type of desert?
Ladakh is a cold desert.
Q5. In which continent is the Sahara desert located?
Sahara desert located is located in Africa.
Q6. Which is the capital of Ladakh?
Leh is the capital of Ladakh.
Q7. When depressions are formed?
Depressions are formed when the wind blows away the sands.
Q8. Which is the world's largest desert?
Sahara desert is the world's largest desert.
Q9. What is the other name of Ladakh? What is its meaning?
is also known as Khapa-chan which means snow land.
Q10. Name the two nomadic tribes living in the Sahara desert?
Bedouins and Tuaregs are the two tribes that live in Sahara desert.
Q11. Name the most important river that flow through Ladakh.
is the most important river that flow through Ladakh.
Q12. What type of clothes the people of the Sahara desert wear?
They wear heavy robes as protection against dust storms and hot winds.
Q13. Why people of the Sahara desert wear heavy robes?
wear heavy robes as protection against dust storms and hot winds.
Q14. What are the two types of deserts found in the world?
The two types of deserts found in the world are hot deserts and cold deserts.
Q15. Write the names of some famous monasteries of Ladakh.
famous monasteries of Ladakh are Hemis, Thiksey, Shey and Lamayuru.
Q16. How is Leh connected to Kashmir?
The National Highway 1A connects Leh to Kashmir Valley through the Zoji la Pass.
Q17. What is Tafilalet?
Tafilalet is a large Oasis in Morocco with an area of about 13,000 sq.km.
Q18. What type of place is Drass?
Drass is one of the coldest inhabited places on earth and is located in Ladakh.
Q19. Where an oasis is formed?
the depressions where underground water reaches the surface, an oasis is
Q20. Name the animals reared by nomadic tribes of Sahara desert?
Animals reared by nomadic tribes of Sahara desert are goats, sheep, camels and
Q21. What is a Desert?
is an arid region characterised by extremely high or low temperatures and has