Question 1: The Prairies are known as the Granaries of the World.
Answer: Due to huge surplus of wheat production the prairies are known as the Granaries of the World.
Question 2: Rise of wool industry in the Velds.
Answer: Because sheep rearing is the most important occupation of the people and warm wool is obtained from a popular species of sheep found in this region.
Answer the following questions
Question 3: What are the Temperate Grasslands of North America called?
Answer: The Prairies
Question 4: What are the cattle farms in the North American Grasslands known as?
Question 5: Name the rivers that drain the Velds.
Answer: Orange and Limpopo
Question 6: When is the rainy season in the Velds?
Answer: November to February
Question 7: What is the major occupation of the people of the South African grasslands?
Answer: Cattle rearing and mining
Multipe Choice Questions:
Question 1: River Mississippi drains
Answer: (c) USA
Question 2: Drakensberg Mountains are to the west of
Answer: (b) Velds
Question 3: Merino is a species of
Answer: (c) Sheep
Question 4: Kimberley is famous for
Answer: (a) Diamond
|Column I||Column II|
|(i) Cowboys||(a) Iron and steel|
|(ii) Gold||(b) Prairies|
|(iii) Kudu||(c) Hot wind|
|(iv) Chinook||(d) Velds|
|(v) Coal||(e) Johannesburg|
Answer: (i) b, (ii) e, (iii) f, (iv) c, (v) a