The animals in polar region have thick fur and thick skin.
Answer: Thick fur and thick skin help these animals in fighting the extremely cold climate.
Tropical deciduous trees shed their leaves in the dry season.
Answer: Leaves are shed in dry season to conserve water.
The type and thickness of vegetation changes from place to place.
Answer: Type and thickness of vegetation depends on temperature and rainfall. Temperature and rainfall vary from place to place. Hence, type and thickness of vegetation changes from place to place.
|Column I||Column II|
|(i) Walrus||(a) Soft wood tree|
|(ii) Cedar||(b) An animal of tropical deciduous forest|
|(iii) Olives||(c) A polar animal|
|(iv) Elephants||(d) Temperate grassland in Australia|
|(v) Campos||(e) Thorny shrubs|
|(vi) Downs||(f) A citrus fruit|
|(g) Tropical grassland of Brazil|
Answer: 1 - c, ii - a, iii - f, iv - b, v - g, vi - d
Which are the two factors on which the growth of vegetation mostly depends?
Answer: Temperature and moisture
Which are the three broad categories of natural vegetation?
Answer: Forests, grasslands and shrubs
Name the two hardwood trees commonly found in tropical evergreen forest.
Answer: Rosewood and ebony
In which part of the world are tropical deciduous forest found?
Answer: The large part of India, northern Australia and in central America
In which climatic conditions are citrus fruits cultivated?
Answer: Hot dry summers and mild rainy winters.
Mention the uses of coniferous forest.
Answer: Making paper, matchboxes and packing boxes
In which part of the world is seasonal grassland found?
Answer: In the mid latitudinal zones and in the interior part of the continents.
Mosses and Lichens are found in:
Thorny bushes are found in:
In tropical evergreen forest, one of the common animals is:
One important variety of coniferous forest is:
Steppe grassland is found in
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