Temperate Grasslands

Extra Questions

Match Columns:

Column IColumn II
(i) The prairies(a) Gold capital of the world
(ii) Johannesburg(b) Sea of grasses
(iii) GrasslandsGranaries of the world

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


Fill in the blanks:

  1. A local wind ‘Chinook’ blows in the ______.
  2. The summers are short and warm in the ____
  3. ______ is famous for its diamond mines.
  4. The climate of the prairies is of ________ type.
  5. The _________ region is the most industrialized region in the world.

Answer: (1) Prairies, (2) Velds, (3) Kimberley, (4) Continental, (5) Prairies


Multiple Choice Questions:

Question 1: The native Americans of the prairies are often called the _____

  1. Blue Indians
  2. Aryans
  3. Dravidians
  4. Red Indians

Answer: (d) Red Indians

Question 2: Which of the following is a species of sheep?

  1. Rohu
  2. Catla
  3. Merino
  4. Hilsa

Answer: (c) Merino

Question 3: The coldest month in the velds is ______

  1. August
  2. December
  3. January
  4. July

Answer: (d) July


Question 4: _____ are the sturdy men who look after the ranches

  1. Bushmen
  2. Musclemen
  3. Cowboys
  4. Caretakers

Answer: (c) Musclemen

Question 5: The bison is also called the _____

  1. Prairie buffalo
  2. Reindeer
  3. American buffalo
  4. African buffalo

Answer: (c) American buffalo



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