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NCERT Class 9 Geography Chapter 5 Natural Vegetation and Wildlife Extra Questions and Answers

Class 9 Geography Chapter 5 Extra Questions and Answers – Natural Vegetation and Wildlife. Here in this Page Class IX Students can find Extra Questions & Answer 5th Chapter Geography fully Inside.

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Class 9 Geography Chapter 5 Extra Question with Answer – Natural Vegetation and Wildlife

Geography Chapter 5 Natural Vegetation and Wildlife Class 9 Inside 5 Marks, 3 marks, 2 Marks & And 1 Marks Important Questions and Answers.

Very Short Type Extra Questions and Answers (One Word Answers):

Mark-1

(1) How many mega biodiversity countries are there in the world?

A: 12

(2) How many species of plant are there in India?

A: 47000

(3) How many kinds of flowering plants are there in India?

A: 15000

(4) Name three non flowering plants of India.

A: ferns, algae and fungi.

(5) How many species of animals are there in India?

A: 90000

(6) What is flora?

A:the term flora is used to denote plants of a particular region or period.

(7) What is fauna?

A: the species of animals of a particular region or period is referred to as fauna.

(8) Above which height it in the The slopes of of Himalaya and The hills of peninsular the fall in temperature affects the type of vegetation and its growth?

A: 915 metres.

(9) What brings rainfall in India?

A: the southwest monsoon.

(10) Forests are _______ resources.

A: renewable.

(11) What is the forest cover percentage of India according to the India state of forest report 2011?

A: 21.05%

(12) How much rainfall do the tropical evergreen forests need?

A: more than 200 CM.

(13) Which type of vegetation in India appear green all the year round?

A: tropical evergreen forests

(14) Which is the mostly found vegetation type of India?

A: tropical deciduous forests.

(15) How much rainfall do the tropical deciduous forests need?

A: between 200 cm and 70 cm.

(16) When do the tropical deciduous trees shed their leaves?

A: tropical deciduous forests shed their leaves for about 6 to 8 weeks in dry summer.

(17) In how many parts the tropical deciduous forests are divided?

A: two parts. Tropical dry deciduous and tropical moist deciduous.

 

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(18) Which is the most dominant species of tree in the moist deciduous forests?

A: teak.

(19) How much rainfall does the dry deciduous forests need?

A: between hundred centimetre and 70 cm..

(20) How much rainfall does the thorn forest and scrubs need?

A: less than 70 cm.

(21) Why the leaves of the the thorny forests are mostly thick and small?

A: to minimise evaporation.

(21) Which tribes use the mountain forests for grazing?

A: gujjar and bakarwals.

(22) Why do we find mangrove forests?

A: mangrove forests are found in the areas of coasts influenced by tides.

(23) In what type of soil does the mangrove forest grow?

A: mud and silt.

(24) In which Delta the sundari trees are found?

A: in ganga brahmaputra delta.

(25) What type of vegetation is suitable for the royal Bengal tigers?

A: mangrove forests.

(26) How many types of medicinal plants are described in ayurveda?

A: 2000 plants

(27) How many medicinal plants have been red listed by the world conservation Union?

A: 352.

(28) What is the use of sarpagandha?

A: sarpagandha is used to treat blood pressure.

(23) Name a medicinal plant which is found only in India?

A: sarpagandha.

(24) From which medicinal plant vinegar is produced?

A: jamun.

(25) The powder of the seeds of which medicinal plant is used for controlling diabetes?

A: jamun.

(26) In which year the wildlife protection act was implemented in India?

A: 1972

(27) Which is the only country in the world to have lion and tiger both?

A: India

(28) In India where do we find lions?

A: gir forest in Gujarat.

(29) How many species of birds are there in India?

A: 2000

(29) How many species of fish are there in India?

A: 2546.

(30) Why do the one horned rhinoceros live?

A: in swampy and marshy lands of Assam and West Bengal

(31) Why do we find wild ass?

A: rann of Kutchh.

(32) In India where do we find yak?

A: ladakh.

(33) How many plant species are endangered in India?

A: 1300.

(34) How many species of plant are extinct in India?

A: 20 species.

Short Answer Type Extra Questions:

Q1. What is natural vegetation and Virgin vegetation?

A:natural vegetation refers to a plant community which has grown naturally without human 8 and has been left undisturbed by humans for a long time. This is termed as virgin vegetation.

Q2. What is the role of sunlight in vegetation?

A:the variation in duration of sunlight at different places is due to differences in latitude, altitude, season and duration of the day. Due to longer duration of sunlight trees grow faster in summer.

Q3. Why did India’s natural vegetation undergone many changes?

A: India’s natural vegetation has undergone many changes due to several factors, such a s the growing demand for cultivated land, development of industries and mining, urbanization and overgrazing of pastures.

Q4. How many types of vegetations are there in India?

A: there are five types of major vegetations in India

  • tropical evergreen forests
  • Tropical deciduous forests
  • Tropical thorn forests and scrubs
  • Montane forests
  • Mangrove forests

Q5. Where do we find tropical evergreen forests in India?

A:these forests are restricted to heavy rainfall areas of the Western ghats and the island groups of lakshadweep, Andaman and nicobar, upper parts of Assam and Tamil Nadu coasts.

Q6. Name some of the commercially important tropical evergreen trees?

A: ebony, mahogany, rosewood, rubber and cinchona.

Q7. What all the animals found in the tropical evergreen forests?

A: the common animals found in these forests are elephant monkey lemur and deer. One horned rhinoceros are also found in jungles of Assam and West Bengal.

Q8. Where do we find tropical moist deciduous forests in India?

A:tropical moist deciduous forests are mainly found in the North Eastern states of India along the foothills of the Himalayas and in the states of jharkhand chhattisgarh and West Orissa and in some parts of  Western ghats.

Q9. Name some of the tropical moist deciduous trees.

A: bamboos, sal, shisham, sandalwood, kusum, Arjun and mulberry.

Q10. What are the  animals found in the tropical deciduous forests?

A: lion tiger pig deer and elephant.use variety of birds lizards and snakes are also found here.

Q11. In which parts of India the thorny forests and scrubs are found?

A: this type of vegetation is found in the North Western part of the country, including semi arid areas of Rajasthan Gujarat madhya Pradesh chhattisgarh uttar Pradesh and haryana.

Q12. What are the animals found in the thorny forests and scrubs?

A: rats mice rabbits Fox wolf tiger lion wild ass horses and camels.

Q13. What are the animals found in the mountain forests?

A: the common animals found in the montane forests are Kashmir stag, spotted deer, jackrabbit, Tibetan antelope, snow leopard, squirrels, shaggy horn wild ibex and rare red Panda sheeps and goats with thick hair are found.

Q14. In which parts of India the mangrove forests are found?

A:mangrove forests are commonly found in the deltas of the ganga mahanadi Krishna godavari and kaveri.

Q15. What are the uses of of the medicinal plant named Arjun?

A: the fresh juice of leaves of Arjun is a cure for earache. It is also used to regulate blood pressure.

Q16. What are the uses of the medicinal plant named babool?

A: the leaves of this tree are used as a cure for eye sores. Its gum is used as a tonic.

Q17. What are the uses of neem?

A: neem has high antibiotic and antibacterial properties.

Q18. What is the use of Tulsi?

A: Tulsi is used to cure cough and cold.

Q19. What are the uses of kachnar?

A: it is used to cure asthma and ulcers.the birds and fruits are good for digestive problems.

Q20. In which parts of India tigers are found?

A: tigers are found in the forests of madhya Pradesh, sundarbans of West Bengal and Himalayan region.

Q21. In which parts of India elephants are found?

A: elephants are found mostly in the hot wet forests of Assam Karnataka and Kerala in large number.

Long Answer Type Extra Questions:

Long Questions for Chapter 5 Natural Vegetation and Wildlife 05 Marks below:-

1) What are the factors that controls the diversity of flora and fauna?

2) Describe the types of vegetations found in India.

3) Write the characteristic features of the tropical evergreen forests.

4) Write the characteristic features of tropical deciduous forests

5) Write the characteristic features of thorny and scrub forests

6) Write the characteristic features of the mountain forests.

7) Name five medicinal plants found in India. What are their use

8) Write a paragraph about the vivid variety of animals found in India.

9) Why forest conservation is essential for human existence?

10) What steps should be taken by the government to protect the flora and fauna of our country?

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