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NCERT Solutions for Class 7 Social Science Geography Chapter 6 - Natural Vegetation and Wild Life

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NCERT Solutions for Class 7 Social Science Geography Chapter 6
NCERT Solutions for Class 7 Social Science Geography Chapter 6

NCERT Solutions for Class 7 Social Science Geography Chapter 6 - Natural Vegetation and Wild Life will provide you with precise and comprehensive answers to all questions. All the answers have been kept concise to provide accurate knowledge in limited words. We have provided here the NCERT solutions for the exercise questions given at the end of chapter 6 of the latest NCERT Book for Class 7 Geography . You can read and download all the questions and answers here in PDF format.

NCERT Solutions for Class 7 Social Science Geography Chapter 6 - Natural Vegetation and Wild Life:

Exercises

1. Answer the following questions.

(i) Which are the two factors on which the growth of vegetation mostly depends?

Answer: 

The growth of vegetation mostly depends on two factors which are:

  • Temperature
  • Moisture

(ii) Which are the three broad categories of natural vegetation?

Answer: 

The three broad categories of natural vegetation are:

  • Forests
  • Grasslands
  • Shrubs

(iii) Name the two hardwood trees commonly found in tropical evergreen forest.

Answer: 

Two hardwood trees commonly found in tropical evergreen forests are:

  • Rosewood
  • Mahogany

(iv) In which part of the world are tropical deciduous forests found?

Answer: 

Tropical deciduous forests are found in regions that experience seasonal changes like India, northern Australia and Central America.

(v) In which climatic conditions are citrus fruits cultivated?

Answer: 

Citrus fruits cultivated in the regions experiencing hot, dry summers and mild rainy winters.

(vi) Mention the uses of coniferous forest.

Answer: 

Coniferous forests are a home to softwood evergreen trees. This wood is used for making pulp, which is used for manufacturing paper and newsprint. It is also used for making match boxes and packing boxes.

(vii) In which part of the world is seasonal grassland found?

Answer: 

Seasonal grasslands are found in the mid latitudinal zone and in the interior parts of the continents.

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2. Tick the correct answer.

(i) Mosses and Lichens are found in:

(a) Desert Vegetation

(b) Tropical evergreen forest

(c) Tundra vegetation

Answer: (c) Tundra vegetation

(ii) Thorny bushes are found in:

(a) Hot and humid tropical climate

(b) Hot and dry desert climate

(c) Cold polar climate

Answer: (b) Hot and dry desert climate

(iii) In tropical evergreen forest, one of the common animals is:

(a) Monkey

(b) Giraffe

(c) Camel

Answer: (a) Monkey

(iv) One important variety of coniferous forest is:

(a) Rosewood

(b) Pine

(c) Teak

Answer: (b) Pine

 (v) Steppe grassland is found in

(a) S. Africa

(b) Australia

(c) Central Asia

Answer: (c) Central Asia

3. Match the following.

(i) Walrus

(a) Soft wood tree

(ii) Cedar

(b) An animal of tropical deciduous forest

(iii) Olives

(c) A polar animal

(iv) Elephants

(d) Temperate grassland in Australia

(v) Campos

(e) Thorny shrubs

(vi) Downs

(f) A citrus fruit

 

(g) Tropical grassland of Brazil

Solution:

(i) Walrus

(c) A polar animal

(ii) Cedar

(a) Soft wood tree

(iii) Olives

(f) A citrus fruit

(iv) Elephants

(b) An animal of tropical deciduous forest

(v) Campos

(g) Tropical grassland of Brazil

(vi) Downs

(d) Temperate grassland in Australia

4. Give reasons.

(i) The animals in polar region have thick fur and thick skin.

Answer: 

Animals in the polar region have thick fur and skin, so as to protect themselves from the cold climatic conditions.

(ii) Tropical deciduous trees shed their leaves in the dry season.

Answer: 

Tropical deciduous trees shed their leaves in the dry season to conserve water.  

(iii) The type and thickness of vegetation changes from place to place.

Answer: 

The type and thickness of vegetation changes from place to place, because of the variation in climatic conditions like temperature and moisture and the type of soil.

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