1. Answer the following questions. (i) What are the Temperate Grasslands of North America called? Ans. Prairies. (ii) What are the cattle farms in the North American Grasslands known as? Ans. Ranches. (iii) Name the rivers that drain the Velds. Ans. (a) River Orange and (b) River Limpopo. (iv) When is the rainyRead More →

1. Answer the following questions. (i) Name the continent in which the Amazon Basin is located? Ans. The continent in which the Amazon Basin is located is South America. (ii) What are the crops grown by the people of the Amazon Basin. Ans. Crops grown by the people of the Amazon BasinRead More →

1. Answer the following questions. (i) What are the four means of transport? Ans. Roadways, Railways, Waterways & Airways. (ii) What do you understand by the term ‘settlement’? Ans. Settlements are places where people built their homes. (iii) Which are the activities practiced by the rural people? Ans. Activities practiced by the ruralRead More →

1. Answer the following questions. (i) Which are the two factors on which the growth of vegetation mostly depends? Ans. Two factors on which the growth of vegetation depend are : (i) temperature and (ii) moisture. (ii) Which are the three broad categories of natural vegetation? Ans. They are :- Forest GrasslandRead More →

1. Answer the following questions. (i) What is an ecosystem? Ans. It is the relation between the living organisms, as well as the relation between the organisms and their surroundings form an ecosystem. All plants, animals and human beings depend on their immediate surroundings for survival. It is this relationship thatRead More →