geography - major landforms of the earth

Class 6 - Geography

Major Landforms of the Earth

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Question:

Give examples of young fold mountains.

Answer:

The Himalayan Mountains and the Alps.



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Major Landforms of the Earth - Questions
1.

What happens when you go higher?


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2.

What are the features of young fold mountains? [V. Imp.]


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3.

Answer the following questions briefly.
(a)What are the major landforms?
(b) What is the difference between a mountain and a plateau?
(c)What are the different types of mountains?
(d)How are mountains useful to man?
(e)How are plains formed?
(f)Why are the river plains thickly populated?
(g)Why are mountains thinly populated?


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4.

What kind of landforms are found in your state? Based on the reading of this chapter, say how they are of use to the people.


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5.

What is external process?


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6.

Give examples of young fold mountains.


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7.

What are block mountains?


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8.

State whether these sentences are true (T) or false (F).
(i) A rich variety of flora and fauna is found in the mountains.
(ii)       The Rope Bridge is in Arunachal Pradesh.
(iii) Plateaus are vast stretches of flat land.
(iv) Plains are very useful because they are rich in mineral deposits.
(v) As we go higher, the climate becomes hotter.
(vi) Mt. Fujiyama in Japan is an example of volcanic mountains.
(vii) It is difficult to carry on construction work in plains.


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9.

What is internal process? [V. Imp.]


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10.

Give example of block mountains.


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11.

Give examples of Volcanic mountains.


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12.

What are the features of plateaus?   [Imp.]


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13.

What is special with Mauna Kea (Hawaii) in the Pacific Ocean?


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14.

Name the plateau which is famous for gold and diamond mining.


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15.

What are the features of plains? [V. Imp.]


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16.

What are the major landforms? Write about them in brief     [V. Imp.]


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17.

What is called, erosion?


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18.

Write a few features of mountains.


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19.

How are plateaus useful for man?


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20.

Quite often we use the land in a wasteful manner'. What do gou mean by wasteful manner'?[V. Imp.]


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21.

Write some natural calamities.  [V. Imp.]


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22.

Name some plains of India.


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23.

How many types of mountains are there? Write briefly about each of them with  help of diagrams.


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24.

Fill in the blanks.
(a) A………… is an unbroken flat or a low-level land.
(b) The Himalayas and the Alps are examples of…………………… types of mountains.
(c) ………  areas are rich in mineral deposits.
(d) The………… is a line of mountains.
(e) The ………..  areas are most producting for farming.


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