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Class 7 Geography Chapter 9 Life in The Desert

Last updated on May 13th, 2022 at 09:40 am

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.


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