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Extra Questions

Match Columns:

Column IColumn II
(i) West Bengal and Assam(a) Silk
(ii) Bihar and Assam(b) Terrace Farming
(iii) Gentle slopes of mountains(c) Tea Plantations

Answer: (i) c, (ii) a, (iii) b


Fill in the blanks:

  1. The tropical region is referred to as the _____ region.
  2. The place where a river flows into another body of water is called the river's ____
  3. The staple food of the rainforest region is ______.
  4. ________ plays a vital role in the distribution of the population.
  5. Manioc is also known as _________.

Answer: (1) Equatorial, (2) Mouth, (3) Manioc, (4) Environment, (5) Cassava


Multiple Choice Questions:

Question 1: The staple food of the Ganga-Brahmaputra basin is ____

  1. Fish
  2. Wheat
  3. Rice
  4. Both a and c

Answer: (d) Both a and c

Question 2: Thick bamboo groves are popular in the _____

  1. Ganga Plain
  2. Brahmaputra Plain
  3. Amazon basin
  4. Both b and c

Answer: (b) Brahmaputra plain

Question 3: Terrace farming is practiced in the areas ______

  1. Where the slope is steep
  2. Where the slope is gentle
  3. Which are plain
  4. Where abundant sand is available

Answer: (b) Where slope is gentle


Question 4: _____ is/are the variety(ies) of fish found in the Ganga–Brahmaputra basin

  1. Rohu
  2. Anaconda
  3. Catla
  4. Both a and c

Answer: Both a and c

Question 5: The climate of the Amazon basin is _____

  1. Monsoon
  2. Dry
  3. Cold
  4. Hot and wet

Answer: (d) Hot and wet



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