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Chapter 4: Climatic Regions

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Use your brain power! [Pages 44 - 56]

Balbharati solutions for Geography 11th Standard Maharashtra State Board Chapter 4 Climatic Regions Use your brain power! [Pages 44 - 56]

Use your brain power! | Q 1 | Page 44
  1. Have you ever thought why there is a difference in the skin color of various peoples in the world?
  2. Why all the people in the world do not eat the same food?
  3. Why there is a variety of clothing patterns and types too? Even our houses are different.
  4. How come flora and fauna are restricted to a particular region?
  5. Why different fruits are found in different places?
Use your brain power! | Q 2 | Page 46
  1. What would be the annual range of temperature in the equatorial region? 
  2. Where is the tropical rainforest climate type of climate found in India?
Use your brain power! | Q 3 | Page 47

Comment upon the type of weathering which will occur in the Tropical Monsoon Climate region.

Use your brain power! | Q 4 | Page 48
  1. Which agricultural crops are produced Savannah region?
  2. Why are longitudes not given in geographical distribution?
Use your brain power! | Q 5 | Page 49

Comment upon the rate of weathering in the arid climate.

Use your brain power! | Q 6 | Page 50

Why do people in Europe use olive oil for cooking?

Use your brain power! | Q 7 | Page 51

What factors make humid subtropical climate agriculturally productive?

Use your brain power! | Q 8 | Page 52
  1. Why does Chile recur frequently in examples of geographical distribution?
  2. Why has fishing developed in Chile?
Use your brain power! | Q 9 | Page 53
  1. What would be the annual range of temperature in Taiga or Sub-Arctic? What could be the occupational activities carried out by humans here?
  2. What type of weathering will be prominent in the Taiga or Sub-Arctic region?
Use your brain power! | Q 10 | Page 54

What kinds of mass movement may happen in the Tundra region?

Use your brain power! | Q 11 | Page 55
  1. What kind of activities will bring people from other regions to the ice cap climate?
  2. What could be the occupations followed in the ice cap climate?
Use your brain power! | Q 12 | Page 56
  1. What type of human activities will develop in the High-altitude regions?
  2. In what ways might high latitudes be different from high altitudes?
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Can you tell? [Pages 44 - 56]

Balbharati solutions for Geography 11th Standard Maharashtra State Board Chapter 4 Climatic Regions Can you tell? [Pages 44 - 56]

Can you tell? | Q 1 | Page 44

Make a list of the human activities you think that are not influenced by climatic elements. Let us see how far you can proceed.

Can you tell? | Q 2 | Page 46

Read the graphs of figure a and b and answer the following questions. Locate the places on the map:





  1. In which months there is no rainfall?
  2. In which month is the temperature highest?
  3. In which month is the temperature lowest?
  4. What could be the factors which influence the climate of these places?
  5. Write a concluding statement about the climate of both the places based on the questions above.
Can you tell? | Q 3 | Page 47

Read the graphs figure a and b and answer the following questions. Locate the places on the map:





  1. Name the months of highest and lowest rainfall. What is the difference between the values of rainfall?
  2. Name the months of the highest and the lowest temperatures.
  3. Are the months of rainfall the same in both places? If not, why?
  4. What could be the factors which influence the climate of these places?
  5. What difference do you find between the graphs in figure b) and figure a)?
  6. Write a concluding statement about the climate of both places?
Can you tell? | Q 4 | Page 48

Read the graphs figure a and b and answer the following questions. Locate the places on the map:



  1. In which months is there no rainfall?
  2. In which month is the temperature highest?
  3. In which month is the temperature lowest?
  4. Are the months of rainfall the same in both places? If not, why?
  5. What could be the factors which influence the climate of these places?
  6. What difference do you find between the previous and these graphs?
  7. Write a concluding statement about the climate of both places.
Can you tell? | Q 5 | Page 48

Read the graphs figure a and b and answer the following questions. Locate the places on the map:





  1. Name the months of highest and lowest rainfall. What is the difference between the values of rainfall?
  2. Name the months of highest and lowest temperatures.
  3. Are the months of rainfall the same in both places? If not, why?
  4. What could be the factors which influence the climate of these places?
  5. What difference do you find between the previous and these graphs?
  6. Write a concluding statement about the climate of both the places.
Can you tell? | Q 6 | Page 50

Read the graphs figure a and b and answer the following questions. Locate the places on the map:





  1. Name the months of the highest rainfall.
  2. Name the months of lowest temperatures.
  3. Are the answers to 1 and 2 the same?
  4. Are the months of rainfall the same in both places? If not, why?
  5. What could be the factors which influence the climate of these places?
  6. What difference do you find between the previous and these graphs?
  7. Write a concluding statement about the climate of both places.
Can you tell? | Q 7 | Page 51

Read the graphs figure a and b and answer the following questions. Locate the places on the map:





  1. Name the months of highest and lowest rainfall.
  2. Name the months of highest and lowest temperatures. Relate them with rainfall months.
  3. Are the months of rainfall the same in both places? If not, why?
  4. What could be the factors which influence the climate of these places?
  5. What difference do you find between the previous and these graphs?
  6. Write a concluding statement about the climate of both places.
Can you tell? | Q 8 | Page 52

Read the graphs figure a and b and answer the following questions. Locate the places on the map:





  1. In which months do you find the temperature is the lowest?
  2. In which months is the precipitation the lowest?
  3. What are the highest values of precipitation?
  4. Name the months with no precipitation at all.
  5. Write a concluding paragraph about these climatic regions.
Can you tell? | Q 9 | Page 53

Read graphs a and b and answer the following questions. Locate the places on the map:





  1. Note the values of the axes. How different are these graphs from the earlier ones?
  2. Note the highest and the lowest temperatures and their months
  3. Note the highest and the lowest rainfall and their months.
  4. Why does not a place from Southern Hemisphere appear here?
  5. What factors are responsible for this climate?
Can you tell? | Q 10 | Page 54

Read the graphs figure a and b and answer the following questions. Locate the places on the map:





  1. Why is it that both the graphs are from the Northern Hemisphere?
  2. Which are the warmest and the coolest months?
  3. What is the annual range of temperature?
  4. Why does not the duration of the day (sometimes more than 24 hours) influence its temperatures or precipitation?
Can you tell? | Q 11 | Page 55

Read the graphs figure a and b and answer the following questions. Locate the places on the map:





  1. Which are the warmest and the coolest months?
  2. Name the months of highest and lowest rainfall.
  3. In what way do you find similarities in this climate with other climate types of high latitudes?
  4. What factors influence this type of climate?
Can you tell? | Q 12 | Page 56

Read the graphs figure a and b and answer the following questions. Locate the places on the map:





  1. Which are the warmest and the coolest months?
  2. Name the months of highest and lowest precipitation.
  3. In what way do you find similarities in this climate with other climate types of high latitudes?
  4. Why are the axes showing temperatures different in both the graphs?
  5. What factors influence this type of climate?
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Find out ! [Page 44]

Balbharati solutions for Geography 11th Standard Maharashtra State Board Chapter 4 Climatic Regions Find out ! [Page 44]

Find out ! | Q 1 | Page 44

Use the Internet or reference books to find out about the attempts at classification of climates.

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Exercise [Page 57]

Balbharati solutions for Geography 11th Standard Maharashtra State Board Chapter 4 Climatic Regions Exercise [Page 57]

Exercise | Q 1 | Page 57

Write the names of climatic regions according to the factors that dominate their characteristics.

Latitudinal location Winds and wind systems Proximity to sea a Continental location Altitude
         
         
         
Exercise | Q 2.1 | Page 57

Choose the correct alternative:

Monsoon region

    • annual average temperature around 27° C
    • >2500 mm annual precipitation
    • Indonesia
    • Hard-wood evergreen trees
    • Average temperature in Summers around 27°C to 32°C
    • < 2500 mm annual rainfall
    • Southeast Asia
    • Hardwood deciduous trees
    • Temperatures in summer around 35° C
    • 1000 mm annual rainfall
    • Continental part of the Indian peninsula
    • Tall and thick grass
    • Average temperatures in summer around 27° C
    • 1000 mm rainfall in winter
    • South Africa
    • Hard–wooded, waxy, evergreen forests
Exercise | Q 2.2 | Page 57

Choose the correct alternative:

The region with a high diurnal range of temperature:

  • Tropical rainforests

  • Tropical grasslands

  • Tropical desert regions

  • Tropical Monsoon regions

Exercise | Q 2.3 | Page 57

Choose the correct alternative:

Lumbering flourished as an occupation from Newfoundland to Alaska in North America because:

  • Tundra Climatic Region

  • Taiga Climatic Region

  • West European Climatic Region

  • China-type climatic region

Exercise | Q 2.4 | Page 57

Choose the correct alternative:

The main reason behind the months of precipitation in the graphs of Monsoon climatic regions being different is:

  • ITCZ

  • orographic rainfall

  • hemispheres are different

  • the apparent movement of the sun

Exercise | Q 3.1 | Page 57

Give a geographical reason:

In the Monsoon climate region, rainfall occurs in a specific season.

Exercise | Q 3.2 | Page 57

Give a geographical reason:

Taiga region is not found in Southern Hemisphere.

Exercise | Q 3.3 | Page 57

Give a geographical reason:

The diurnal range of temperature is more in desert areas.

Exercise | Q 3.4 | Page 57

Give a geographical reason:

There is no concept of the season in equatorial regions.

Exercise | Q 3.5 | Page 57

Give a geographical reason:

The Savannah region is prone to droughts.

Exercise | Q 3.6 | Page 57

Give a geographical reason:

Though Mussoorie and Dehradun are located on the same latitude, why is their climate different?

Exercise | Q 4.1 | Page 57

Differentiate between :

Rainforests and Savannah Climatic Regions

Exercise | Q 4.2 | Page 57

Differentiate between:

Taiga and Tundra regions

Exercise | Q 4.3 | Page 57

Differentiate between:

Monsoon and Mediterranean Regions

Exercise | Q 5.1 | Page 57

Answer in detail:

Explain, with examples, the effect of latitude on a place’s climate.

Exercise | Q 5.2 | Page 57

Answer in detail:

Explain, with examples, how winds affect the climate of a place.

Exercise | Q 5.3 | Page 57

Answer in detail:

Russia is larger than Chile in the area but does not experience climatic diversity as Chile. Explain.

Exercise | Q 5.4 | Page 57

Answer in detail:

Explain the factors affecting the climate of a place giving examples.

Exercise | Q 6 | Page 57

On a world map, show the following areas :

  1. Savannah climatic region in Africa
  2. Highland climatic region in India
  3. Chile and Russia 
  4. Icecap climatic region
  5. Desert climatic region
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Chapter 4: Climatic Regions

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Balbharati solutions for Geography 11th Standard Maharashtra State Board chapter 4 - Climatic Regions

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Concepts covered in Geography 11th Standard Maharashtra State Board chapter 4 Climatic Regions are Climatic Regions, Classification of Climate and Identifying Climatic Regions (Natural Regions), Low-latitude Regions, Equatorial Rainforests, Tropical Monsoon Climate, Tropical Savannah Type of Climate, Tropical Deserts Or Arid Type of Climate, Mid-latitude Regions, Mediterranean Climate, China Type Climate Or Humid Sub Tropical Climate, Marine West European Type Climate, High Latitudinal Regions, Taiga Or Sub-arctic, Tundra Climate, Ice Sheet, High-altitude Regions, Highland Or Mountain Type.

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