The Prairies are known as the ‘Granaries of the World’.
Answer: Due to huge surplus of wheat production the prairies are known as the ‘Granaries of the World’.
Rise of wool industry in the Velds.
Answer: Because sheep rearing is the most important occupation of the people and warm wool is obtained from a popular species of sheep found in this region.
What are the Temperate Grasslands of North America called?
Answer: The Prairies
What are the cattle farms in the North American Grasslands known as?
Name the rivers that drain the Velds.
Answer: Orange and Limpopo
When is the rainy season in the Velds?
Answer: November to February
What is the major occupation of the people of the South African grasslands?
Answer: Cattle rearing and mining
River Mississippi drains
Drakensberg Mountains are to the west of
Merino is a species of
Kimberley is famous for
|Column I||Column II|
|(i) Cowboys||(a) Iron and steel|
|(ii) Gold||(b) Prairies|
|(iii) Kudu||(c) Hot wind|
|(iv) Chinook||(d) Velds|
|(v) Coal||(e) Johannesburg|
Answer: (i) – b, (ii) - e, (iii) –f, (iv) – c, (v) – a
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