Desert

Extra Questions

Match Columns:
Column IColumn II
(i) Robin(a) Monastery
(ii) Shey(b) Bird in Ladakh region
(iii) Lungalacha la(c) Capital of Ladakh
(iv) Leh(d) Manali Leh Highway

Answer: i - b, ii - a, iii – d, iv – c


Fill in the blanks:

  1. _________ are green islands with date palms surrounding them.
  2. The most important river in the Ladakh region is _____
  3. ________ is the largest desert in the world.
  4. The highest temperature of 57.7oC was recorded in 1922 in _________.
  5. The National Highway 1A connects Leh to _____.

Answer: 1 - Oasis, 2 - Indus, 3 - Sahara, 4 - Al Azizia, 5 - Kashmir Valley


Multiple Choice Questions:

Ladakh is enclosed by _____

  1. The Karakoram range in the north
  2. The Karakoram range in the south
  3. The Zanskar mountains in the south
  4. Both a and c

    Answer: (d) Both a and c

The National Highway 1A connects Leh to Kashmir Valley through the ____ la Pass.

  1. Baralacha
  2. Zozi
  3. Tanglang
  4. Lungalacha

    Answer: (b) Zozi

Woollens are made from the ______ in the Ladakh region

  1. Hide of sheep
  2. Hair of sheep and goats
  3. Hair of bear
  4. Hide of horses

    Answer: (b) Hair of sheep and goats

_____ is a characteristic of deserts

  1. Extreme temperature
  2. Low rainfall
  3. Scanty vegetation
  4. All of the above

    Answer: (d) All of the above

_____ is/are the mineral(s) found in the Sahara desert region

  1. Iron
  2. Phosphorus
  3. Manganese
  4. All of the above

    Answer: (d) All of the above


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