Q1. Answer the following questions briefly.

  1. Which are the two factors on which the growth of vegetation mostly depends?

Ans. Temperature and moisture.

Ii) which are the three broad categories of natural vegetation?

Ans. Forests grasslands and shrubs.

Iii) name the two hardwood trees commonly found in tropical evergreen forest.

Ans. Rosewood and mahogany.

Iv) in which part of the world are tropical deciduous forests found?

Ans. Major part of india, northern australia and in central america.

V) in which climatic conditions are citrus fruits cultivated?

Ans. Citrus fruits are cultivated in the regions marked for hot dry summers and mild rainy winters.

Vi) mention the uses of coniferous forests.

Ans. Trees of these forests are used for making paper, match boxes and packing boxes etc.

Vii) in which part of the world is seasonal grassland found?

Ans. Seasonal grasslands are found in the mid latitudinal zones and in the interior part of the continents.

Q2. Tick the correct answer.

A) mosses and lichens are found in-

  1. Desertic vegetation

 ii) tropical vegetation

Iii) tundra vegetation

B) thorny bushes are found in-

  1. Hot and humid tropical climate

 ii) hot and dry desertic climate

Iii) cold polar climate

C) in tropical evergreen forest one of the common animal is-

  1. Monkey

Ii) giraffe

Iii) camel

D) one important variety of coniferous forest is-

  1. Rosewood

Ii) pine

Iii) teak