Q1. Fill in the blanks.
i. A place where animals are protected in their natural habitat is called _______________.
ii. Species found only in a particular area is known as _______________.
iii. Migratory birds fly to far away places because of _________ changes.
iv. _________________ traps the heat rays reflected by the earth.
v. The Pachmarhi Biosphere Reserve consists of one national park named ___________ and two wildlife sanctuaries named ________ and ___________.
vi. Some natural causes of deforestation are ___________ and ________________________.
i. Paper can be recycled five to seven times for use. ________
ii. Deforestation also leads to a increase in the water holding capacity of the soil. ________
iii. The biosphere reserves help to maintain the biodiversity and culture of that area. _________
iv. The plants and animals found in a particular area are termed flora and fauna of that area. _________
v. Members of a species have different characteristics. ___________
Q3. Which gas is predominantly responsible for global warming?
Q4. What are endangered species?
Q5. What are extinct species?
Q6. What gas do plants use in photosynthesis?
Which gas is used in photosynthesis?
Q7. Name two national parks.
Q8. What is ‘species’?
Q9. Name the first Reserve Forest of India.
Q10. What is Biosphere?
Q11. What is deforestation?
Q12. What can be done to retain our ‘green wealth’ for generations?
Q13. What is Red Data Book?
Q14. What do you mean by wildlife?
Q15. Name two wildlife sanctuaries.
Q16. How many rock shelters have been identified in the Pachmarhi biosphere reserve?
Q17. What is a wildlife sanctuary?
Q18. What are the aims of the 'Forest Conservation Act' in India?
Q19. What is the purpose of making national parks, wildlife sanctuaries and biosphere reserves?