Human Environment Interactions: The Tropical & The Subtropical Region

Q.1: ___________ is the largest river basin in the world.

a) Ganga

b) Brahmaputra

c) Amazon

Q.2: The place where a river flows into another body of water is called the river’s ______.

a) delta

b) tributary

c) mouth

Q.3: Which of the following birds can be found in Amazon rainforests?

a) Parrots & Peacocks

b) Kiwis & Ostriches

c) Toucans & Humming Birds

Q.4: The Ganga-Brahmaputra basin lies in the sub-tropical region is situated between ___ N to ___ N.

a) 10, 10

b) 20, 30

c) 10, 30

Q.5: Kosi, Ghaghra and Son are tributaries of river ________.

a) Brahmaputra

b) Godavari

c) Ganga

Q.6: The staple food of people of Amazon rainforests is ________, which is also known as ‘Cassava’.

a) Maize

b) Potato

c) Manioc

Q.7: In 1970, _________ highway made all parts of the Amazon rainforest accessible.

a) Trans-Siberia

b) Trans-America

c) Trans-Amazon

Q.8: Why does the ground of rainforests remain dark and damp?

a) Because the soil is dark

b) Because it is covered with fungi

c) Because the forest is so thick that sunlight can’t reach the ground

Q.9: Amazon basin lies between latitudes ___ N and ___ S.

a) 10, 30

b) 20, 50

c) 10, 10

Q.10: __________ means the number of persons that live in one sq. km of area.

a) Total population

b) Population ratio

c) Population density

Q.11: The large apartment like houses with steeply slanting roof is known as __________.

a) Manioc

b) Mala

c) Maloca

Q.12: ___________ delta is one of the main features of Ganga-Brahmaputra basin.

a) Deccan

b) Amazon

c) Sunderbans

Q.13: Silk is produced through the cultivation of silkworms in parts of ________ & __________.

a) Rajasthan & Gujarat

b) Maharashtra & Sikkim

c) Bihar & Assam

Q.14: The density of population is very high in _________.

a) forests

b) mountains

c) plains

Q.15: __________ is the staple diet of people in Brahmaputra basin.

a) Rice

b) Fish

c) Both

Q.16: The variety of dolphin, which is also known as blind dolphin, found in Ganga-Brahmaputra basin is _________.

a) Mugu

b) Kalua

c) Susu

Q.17: __________ is an important port on the River Hooghly.

a) Kochi

b) Vishakhapatnam

c) Kolkata

Q.18: The flesh eating fish _________ is found in Amazon basin.

a) Rohu

b) Catla

c) Piranha

Q.19: The region lying near the equator is known as ___________ region.

a) Temperate

b) Frigid

c) Equatorial

Q.20: Which of the following statements describe the climate of Amazon basin?

a) Moderate climate throughout the year

b) Wet & cold climate throughout the year

c) Hot & wet climate throughout the year


  1. c
  2. c
  3. c
  4. c
  5. c
  6. c
  7. c
  8. c
  9. c
  10. c
  11. c
  12. c
  13. c
  14. c
  15. c
  16. c
  17. c
  18. c
  19. c
  20. c

Published by Priya Prakash

In the midst of winter, i found there was within me an invincible summer ~ Albert Camus

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