geography - india: climate, vegetation and wildlife

Class 6 - Geography

India: Climate, Vegetation and Wildlife

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Question:

Write a note on mountain vegetation.

Answer:

Mountains are homes of various species of trees. They are found according to the variation in height. With increase in height, the temperature falls. At a height between 1500 metres and 2500 metres most of the trees are conical in shape. Such trees are called coniferous trees. Mountain vegetation includes trees such as chir, pine and deodar.



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India: Climate, Vegetation and Wildlife - Questions
1.

Fill in the blanks with appropriate words to complete each sentence:
(i) Camels and wild asses are found in the ……….. and the ……….
(ii) ………  in Rajasthan receives least rainfall.
(iii) Tropical Rain Forests occur in the areas which receive …………..  rainfall.
(iv) Cold weather season remains from………… to ………..
(v) The climate of India has been described as …………..  type.
(vi) The roots of the plants kind the………….. , thus, they control soil erosion.
(vii) Parrots, pigeons, geese, etc. are examples of ……….. birds.


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2.

Mention the periods of various seasons of India.[Imp.]


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3.

What should we do to conserve wildlife? [V. Imp.]


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4.

Name the two regions of Rcgasthan which are very hot.


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5.

Name the project started by the government to protect tigers? [Imp.]


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6.

How are forests important for us? [V. Imp.]


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7.

Fill in the blanks.
(a)Hot and dry winds known as………… blow during the day in summers.
(b)The states of Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu receive a great amount of rainfall  during the season of…………..
(c)…… forest in Gujarat is the home of……………
(d)…………….. is a well-known species of mangrove forests.
(e)………….. are also called monsoon forests.


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8.

What is climate?


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9.

Name the two regions of Jammu and Kashmir which are very cold or freezing cold.


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10.

Write a note on mountain vegetation.


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11.

Answer the following questions briefly.
(a)Which winds bring rainfall in India? Why is it so important?
(b)Name the different seasons in India.
(c)What is natural vegetation?
(d)Name the different types of vegetation found in
(e)What is the difference between evergreen forest and deciduous forest?
(f)Why is tropical rainforest also called evergreen forest?


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12.

What are called bushes?


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13.

State whether these sentences are true (I) or false (F).
(i) During the winter season, the sun rays fall directly in the region.
(ii) Due to India's location in the tropical region, most of the rain is brought by monsoon winds.
(iii) Tropical rainforests are not very dense.
(iv) Tropical rainforests are also called monsoon forests.
(v) Thorny buses are found in dry areas of the country.
(vi) Siberian Crane, Stork, Flamingo, etc. migrate to our country in the winter season every year.


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14.

Name the factors that affect the climate of a place.  [Imp.]


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15.

Where are thorny bushes found?


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16.

Name some migratory birds.


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17.

What happens in the season of the retreating monsoons? [Imp.]


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18.

Explain cold weather season and hot weather season.


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19.

What is the special feature of mountain vegetation?


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20.

Describe the wildlife of India [V. Imp.]


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21.

Explain different types of seasons found in India


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22.

Why do we experience regional differences in the climate of India? Explain with examples. [V. Imp.]


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23.

What do you mean by moderate climate? [V. Imp.]


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24.

Why are several species of wildlife of India declining? [V. Imp.]


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25.

Why is Van Mahotsav arranged?   [V. Imp.]


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26.

Mention different types of vegetation found in India.  [V. Imp.)


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27.

Mention the main features of thorny bushes.


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