Q1. Answer the following question briefly.

A) name the continent in which the amazon basin is located?

Ans. South america.

B). What are the crops grown by the people of the amazon basin?

Ans. Crops-tapioca, pineapple, and sweet potato.

  cash crops- coffee, maize, and cocoa.

C). Name the birds that you are likely to find in thr rainforests of the amazon.

Ans. Toucans, macaws and humming birds.

D) what are the major cities located on the river ganga?

Ans. Allahabad, kanpur, varanasi, lucknow, patna and kolkata.

E) where is one horned rhinoceros found?

Ans. Brahmaputra plain (assam).

Q2. Tick the correct answer.

A) toucans are a type of-

  1. Birds
  1. Animals
  2. Crops

B) manioc is the staple food of-

  1. Ganga basin
  2. Africa
  3. Amazon

C) kolkata is located on the river-

  1. Orange
  2. Hooghly
  3. Bhagirathi

D) deodars and firs are a type of-

  1. Coniferous trees
  1. Deciduous trees
  2. Shrubs

E) bengal tiger is found in-

  1. Mountains
  2. Delta area
  3. Amazon

Q3. Match the following.

Cotton textile  –  varanasi

Maloca  –  slanting roof

Piranha  –  fish

Silkworm  –  sericulture

Kaziranga  –  assam

Q4. Give reasons.

  1. The rain forests are depleting.

Ans. The rain forests are depleting because of the developmental activities that are

Going on at fast speed. As a result the lush green forest turns into a barren landscape.

Ii) paddy is grown in the ganga brahmaputra plains.

Ans. The cultivation of paddy requires sufficient water. The ganga brahmaputra plains fulfil this condition because they receive high rainfall.