Ch – 8 India: Climate, Vegetation & Wildlife (Objectives)

Q: Tick the correct answers:

a) The world’s highest rainfall occurs in _____________.

Ans: Mawsynram

b) Mangrove forests can thrive in ___________.

Ans: saline water

c) Mahogany and rosewood trees are found in _____________.

Ans: Tropical evergreen forests

d) Wild goat and snow leopards are found in _____________.

Ans: Himalayan region

e) During the south west monsoon period, the moisture laden winds blow from _____________.

Ans: sea to land

Q: Fill in the blanks:

a) Hot and dry winds known as loo blow during the day in the summers.

b) The states of Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu receive a great amount of rainfall during the season of retreating monsoon.

c) Gir forest in Gujarat is the home of Asiatic lion.

d) Sundari is a well-known species of mangrove forests.

e) Tropical deciduous forests are also called monsoon forests.

Published by Priya Prakash

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

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