Vegetation and Wild Life
Q1. Fill in the blanks.
Mosses and Lichens are found in tundra
Thorny bushes are found in hot and dry
Steppe grassland is found in Central
Cedar is a softwood tree.
Campos is tropical grassland of
Prairie is temperate grassland.
Grass in temperate grasslands is short
Thorny shrurbs and scrubs grow in the dry region.
The changes in the type of natural
vegetation occur mainly because of the changes of climatic condition. True
Rose wood, ebony, mahogany are common trees
of tropical deciduous forests. False
The temperate evergreen forests are located
in the mid latitudinal coastal region. True
Q3. Name one common animal found in tropical evergreen forest?
Q4. What does taiga mean in Russian language?
Taiga means pure or untouched in the Russian language.
Q5. In which climatic conditions are citrus fruits cultivated?
Citrus fruits are cultivated in hot dry summers and mild rainy winters.
Q6. Why tropical deciduous trees shed their leaves in the dry
Trees shed their leaves in the dry season to conserve water.
Q7. Name the two hardwood trees commonly found in tropical
trees – Rosewood and Mahogany
Q8. What makes the coniferous forest unique?
Tall and softwood
evergreen trees make the coniferous forest unique.
Q9. Where are savannah grasslands?
Savannah grasslands are
found in Africa.
Q10. What is the other name of tropical evergreen forests?
other name of tropical evergreen forests is tropical rainforests.
Q11. Where is Veld Temperate Grassland?
Temperate Grassland is in Africa.
Q12. Where are Llanos grasslands found?
grasslands are found in Venezuela.
Q13. Where are tropical desert located?
deserts are located on the western margins of the continents.
Q14. Name the animals found in the tropical grassland.
giraffes, deer, leopards are common in tropical grasslands.
Q15. Which are the two factors on which the growth of vegetation
The two factors on which the growth of vegetation mostly depends are temperature
Q16. In which part of the world is seasonal grassland found?
These are found in the mid latitudinal zones and in the interior part of the continents.
Q17. Why animals in polar region have thick fur and thick skin?
The animals have thick fur and thick skin to protect themselves from the cold
Q18. Name the animals found in the coniferous forest?
Silver fox, mink, polar bear are the common animals found in the coniferous
Q19. Where are temperate evergreen forests found?
These thick forests occur in the regions near the equator and close to the
Q20. Which regions is called "Orchards of the World"
Mediterranean regions are known as ‘Orchards of the world’ for their fruit cultivation.