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TN Board Class 6 Geography Unit 2 Lands and Oceans

If you are looking for Tamil Nadu Board Class 6 Geography Unit 2 Lands and Oceans then you are at the right place. Here we are providing solutions as well as additional QA / Important Notes.


Choose the correct answer

  1. Which of the following is the smallest ocean on Earth?
  • The Pacific Ocean
  • The Indian Ocean
  • The Atlantic Ocean
  • The Arctic Ocean


  1. The Malacca Strait connects
  • The Pacific and Atlantic Oceans
  • The Pacific and Southern Oceans
  • The Pacific and Indian Oceans
  • The Pacific and Arctic Oceans


  1. Which of the following oceans is the busiest ocean?
  • The Pacific Ocean
  • The Atlantic Ocean
  • The Indian Ocean
  • The Arctic Ocean


  1. The frozen continent is
  • North America
  • Australia
  • Antarctica
  • Asia


  1. A narrow strip of water that connects two large water bodies
  • A Strait
  • An Isthmus
  • An Island
  • A Trench



Fill in the blanks

  1. The world’s largest continent is ………….[Asia]
  2. ……… the mineral rich plateau in India.[Chotanagpur]
  3. The largest ocean is …………[Pacific Ocean]
  4. Deltas are ………..order landforms.[Third]
  5. The Island continent is ……..[Australia]



Circle the odd one out

  1. Africa, Europe, Australia, Sri Lanka (Sri Lanka is a country, others are continents)
  2. The Arctic Ocean, the Mediterranean Sea, the Indian Ocean, the Atlantic Ocean (the Mediterranean Sea is a sea, others are oceans)
  3. Plateau, Valley, Plain, Mountain (Valley is typically a third order landform, others are second order)
  4. The Bay of Bengal, the Bering Sea, the China Sea, the Tasman Sea (The Bay of Bengal is a bay, others are seas)
  5. The Andes, the Rockies, the Everest, the Himalayas (Everest is a peak, others are mountain ranges)


Match the following

  1. The South Sandwich Trench – a) The Atlantic Ocean
  2. The Milwaukee Trench – b) The Southern Ocean
  3. The Mariana Trench – c) The Indian Ocean
  4. The Eurasian basin – d) The Pacific Ocean
  5. The Java Trench – e) The Arctic Ocean



  • The South Sandwich Trench – b) The Southern Ocean
  • The Milwaukee Trench – a) The Atlantic Ocean
  • The Mariana Trench – d) The Pacific Ocean
  • The Eurasian basin – e) The Arctic Ocean
  • The Java Trench – c) The Indian Ocean


i) Consider the following statements

  1. Plains are formed by rivers.
  2. The ‘South Sandwich Trench’ is found in the Indian Ocean.
  3. Plateaus have steep slopes.

Choose the correct answer using the codes given below.

  1. 1 and 3
  2. 2 and 3
  3. 1, 2 and 3
  4. 2 only


  1. ii) Which of the following statement (s) is/are true?

Statement I: Mountains are second order landforms.

Statement II: The Mariana Trench is the deepest trench in the world.

  1. I is true; II is wrong
  2. I is wrong; II is true
  3. Both the statements are true
  4. Statements I and II are wrong.


Answer in a word


Which is the highest plateau in the world?

Tibetan Plateau


Name a second order landform.



Which ocean is named after a country?

Indian Ocean


Name the island located in the Arabian Sea.



What is the deepest part of the ocean called as?



Answer in brief


What is a continent?

A continent is one of the Earth’s large continuous landmasses. There are seven continents on Earth: Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Antarctica, Europe, and Australia.


Name the continents which surround the Atlantic Ocean.

The continents that surround the Atlantic Ocean are North America, South America, Europe, and Africa.

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