Class 7 Geography Chapter 9 Life in The Desert

Class 7 Geography Chapter 9 Life in The Desert

 

Answer the following questions.

 

Que- What are the two types of deserts found in the world?

The 2 types of desert found in the world are hot desert and cold desert.

 

Que- In which continent is the Sahara Desert located?

The Sahara Desert is located in the continent of Africa.

 

Que- What are the climatic conditions of the Ladakh desert?

the climate of Ladakh is extremely cold and dry. The day temperatures in summer are just above zero degrees and the night temperatures are well below –30°C.

 

Que- What mainly attracts tourists to Ladakh?

Tourists came here to see the meadows and glaciers, and witnessing ceremonies and festivities are important activities.

 

Que- What type of clothes do the people of the Sahara Desert wear?

People wear heavy robes as protection against dust storms and hot winds.

 

Que- Name the trees that grow in Ladakh.

During the summers, fruit trees such as apples, apricots, and walnuts bloom

 

Tick the correct answer.

Sahara is located in which part of Africa

(a) eastern

(b) northern

(c) western

 

Sahara is what type of desert

(a) cold

(b) hot

(c) mild

 

The Ladakh desert is mainly inhabited by

(a) Christians and Muslims

(b) Buddhists and Muslims

(c) Christians and Buddhists

 

Deserts are characterized by

(a) scanty vegetation

(b) heavy precipitation

(c) low evaporation

 

Hemis in the Ladakh is a famous

(a) temple

(b) church

(c) monastery

 

Egypt is famous for growing

(a) wheat

(b) maize

(c) cotton

 

Give reasons.

 

There is scanty vegetation in the deserts.

Due to unfavorable climatic conditions, there is little vegetation in the deserts. Deserts are either extremely hot or extremely cold, and receive low rainfall, so vegetation cannot thrive there.

 

People of the Sahara Desert wear heavy robes.

People in the Sahara Desert wear heavy robes to protect themselves from dust storms and hot winds. Due to the hot climate of the Sahara, dust storms and hot winds containing sand are common.

 

Match the following

Oasis depressions with water
Bedouins Sahara
Oil Libya
Gangri glacier
Lamayuru monastery

 

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