i. Toucans are a type of birds.
ii. Manioc is the staple food of Amazon.
iii. Kolkata is located on the river Hooghly.
iv. Deodars and firs are a type of Coniferous trees.
v. Bengal tiger is found in delta area.
vi. Amazon Basin lies between 10°N and 10°S.
i. The plains have a dense network of roads. True
ii. The river Amazon flows through equatorial region. True
iii. Silk is produced through the cultivation of tape worms. False
iv. Piranha is a kind fish found in the river. True
v. Amazon Basin is characterized by hot and wet climate. True
Ans. The Amazon Basin is in South America.
Ans. It is located on the banks of the River Yamuna.
Ans. The one-horned rhinoceros is found in the Brahmaputra plain.
Ans. It means the number of persons that live in one sq. km. of area.
Ans. Kaziranga and Manas wild life sanctuaries are situated in Assam.
Ans. The Amazon basin is the largest river basin in the world.
Ans. They mainly grow tapioca, pineapple and sweet potato.
Ans. The cash crops grown by people of Amazon Basin are coffee, maize and cocoa.
Ans. Large apartment-like houses called “Maloca” with a steeply slanting roof.
Ans. The place where a river flows into another body of water is called the river’s mouth.
Ans. Francisco de Orellana was a Spanish explorer who discovered the Amazon River.
Ans. The countries of the basin through which the equator passes are Brazil, Ecuador and Columbia.
Ans. The basin lies in the sub-tropical region that is situated between 10°N to 30°N latitudes.
Ans. The tributaries of rivers Ganga and Brahmaputra together form the Ganga-Brahmaputra basin in the Indian subcontinent.
Ans. Terraces are built on steep slopes to create flat surfaces on which crops are grown. The slope is removed so that water does not run off rapidly.
Ans. Tibet - Yarlung Tsangpo, Arunachal Pradesh – Dihang, Assam – Brahmaputra, Bangladesh – Jamuna.
Ans. The population density of Uttarakhand is 189 while the density of West Bengal is 1029 and that of Bihar is 1102.
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