Chapter 4 landforms of the world
Landforms of the world-class 4 questions and answers, major landforms of the world-class 4
Fill in the blanks:-
- ………. Are flat lands with gentle slopes
- …………… are large extremely dry areas of land
- …………….. Is an example of a cold desert
- The ……………….. Is located in India
- The tip of the peninsula is called ……………….
- Thar desert
Answer the following questions:-
Que:- What are the major landforms of the earth?
Ans :- There are four main landforms they are mountains plains plateaus deserts
Que:- Which is the highest mountain peak in the world and where it is located?
Ans:- Mount Everest is the highest mountain peak in the world and it is located in the Himalayas of Nepal.
Que:- What is fold mountain give some examples?
Ans:- When two large land masses push against each other they are called fold mountains.
The Rockies in north America the alps in Europe are examples of fold mountains
Que :- What are the examples of volcanic mountains?
Ans :- Mount Fuji in Japan and Mount Vesuvius in Italy are examples of volcanic mountains.
Que:- What are block mountains give examples?
Ans:- Block mountains are formed by splitting and sliding of large blocks of lean example seria Nevada in the USA and black forest in Germany are examples of block mountains.
Que:- Define valley?
Ans :- The low land between hills and mountains is called a valley.
Que:- How valleys are formed what are the famous valleys in India?
Ans:- Valleys are formed by melting glaciers or rivers. Kashmir valley and Brahmaputra valley is located in India.
Que:- Define pass and its uses?
Ans:- Mountains have narrow gaps called passes people travel the mountains through these passes.
Que:- Define plateau?
Ans:- Area of land which is higher than the surrounding and flat on the top of it, is known as a plateau.
Que:- Name two plateau located in the USA?
Ans :- Columbia and Colorado plateau is located in the USA.
Que :- Name the plateau is located in India?
Ans :- Deccan plateau and Tibetan plateau is located in India.
Que:- Which is the biggest desert in the world?
Ans:- Sahara desert in North America is the biggest desert in the world.
Que:- Define coast
Ans :- A place where land and sea meets is called coast.
Que:- Define peninsula?
Ans :- Land mass which projects into the sea and surrounded by water from three sides.
Que :- Define island?
Ans :- An island is a land mass surrounded by water on all sides.
Que :- Which two rivers made the largest delta in the world?
Ans :- The delta made by the two rivers Ganga and Brahmaputra is the largest in the world.
Short Answer Questions in one word
Que :- Which plateau is called the Roof of the World?
Ans :- Tibetian Plateau.
Que :- Which is the longest river in the world?
Ans :- Nile river in Egypt is the longest river in the world.
Que :- Which is the world’s largest island?
Ans :- Australia.
Que :- Which is the largest peninsula in the world?
Ans :- Arabian peninsula.
Que:- Which pass connects Afghanistan and Pakistan?
Ans:- Khyber pass.