Karnataka State Board Social Science Social Science Part 2 Class 6 Chapter 9 Europe- Peninsula of Asia Exercise Question and Answer.
1) Discuss in groups and answer.
A) What is the geographical location of Europe?
Ans:-Europe consists of fifty six countries. It’s location is in between 10 west and 60 east longitude and 36 south and 72 north latitude.
B) ‘Europe is known as a peninsula of Asia’. Why?
Ans:-Europe is surrounding by water on its three sides and because of this Europe is known as a peninsula of Asia. Barents sea in the North side, Mediterranean sea insouth and Atlantic Ocean in the west.
C) Name the physiographic divisions of Europe.
Ans:-There are four physiographic divisions of Europe.
- The North-Western Highland.
- The North European plains.
- The Central uplands.
- The Southern Mountains.
D) Mention the names of important mountains and peaks in Europe.
Ans:-The highest peak of Europe is Mt. Elbrus. It is located in the Caucasus mountain. The other peaks are Mount Etna, Mount Blanc, Goldho piggen etc.
E) What are the major climatic regions of Europe?
Ans:-There are four climatic regions in Europe.
Maritime northwest Europe.
F) Mention the major types of Natural vegetation of Europe.
Ans:-There are six types of natural vegetation of Europe.
G) Name the countries which are famous for dairying in Europe.
Ans:-The countries are:
• The Netherlands.
H) What are the staple food crops of Europe?
Ans:-The staple food crops of Europe are:
• Sugar beet.
I)Mention the major fishing grounds in Europe.
Ans:-The major fishing grounds are:
Great fisher bank.
J) Mention the important minerals in Europe.
Ans:-The important minerals are:
• Iron ore.