Tropics Subtropics

Extra Questions

Match Columns:

Column IColumn II
(i) West Bengal and Assam(a) Silk
(ii) Bihar and Assam(b) Terrace Farming
(iii) Gentle slopes of mountains(c) Tea Plantations

Answer: i – c, ii – a, iii – b


Fill in the blanks:

  1. The tropical region is referred to as the _____ region.

    Answer: Equatorial
  2. The place where a river flows into another body of water is called the river’s ____

    Answer: Mouth
  3. The staple food of the rainforest region is ______.

    Answer: Manioc
  4. ________ plays a vital role in the distribution of the population.

    Answer: Environment
  5. Manioc is also known as _________.

    Answer: Cassava

Multiple Choice Questions:

The staple food of the Ganga-Brahmaputra basin is ____

  1. Fish
  2. Wheat
  3. Rice
  4. Both a and c

    Answer: (d) Both a and c

Thick bamboo groves are popular in the _____

  1. Ganga Plain
  2. Brahmaputra Plain
  3. Amazon basin
  4. Both b and c

    Answer: (b) Brahmaputra plain

Terrace farming is practiced in the areas ______

  1. Where the slope is steep
  2. Where the slope is gentle
  3. Which are plain
  4. Where abundant sand is available

    Answer: (b) Where slope is gentle

_____ is/are the variety(ies) of fish found in the Ganga –Brahmaputra basin

  1. Rohu
  2. Anaconda
  3. Catla
  4. Both a and c

    Answer: Both a and c

The climate of the Amazon basin is _____

  1. Monsoon
  2. Dry
  3. Cold
  4. Hot and wet

    Answer: (d) Hot and wet


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