Q.1: Answer the following questions:
a) What are the two types of deserts found in the world ?
Ans: The two types of deserts found in the world are : Hot desert and Cold desert.
b) In which continent is the Sahara desert located ?
Ans: The Sahara desert is located in the continent of Africa.
c) What are the climatic conditions of the Ladakh desert ?
Ans: The climate is extremely cold and dry in the Ladakh desert.
d) What mainly attracts tourists to Ladakh ?
Ans: Visits to the gompas, treks to see the meadows and glaciers, witnessing ceremonies and festivities, etc. attract tourists to Ladakh.
e) What type of clothes the people of the Sahara desert wear ?
Ans: The people of the Sahara desert wear heavy robes.
f) Name the trees that grow in Ladakh.
Ans: Willows, poplars, apples, walnuts, apricots, etc. grow in Ladakh.
Q.4: Give Reasons:
a) There is scanty vegetation in the deserts.
Ans: The vegetation is scanty because of the high aridity and dry climate of deserts.
b) People of Sahara wear heavy robes.
Ans: The people of Sahar wear heavy robes to protect themselves against dust storms and hot winds.