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Chapter 5: Natural Vegetation of India

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Chapter 5: Natural Vegetation of India Exercise Very Short Questions solutions [Page 0]

Which forest regions of India are also known as ‘Rain Forests’?

Write the names of the typical trees of the Evergreen Forests.

How is it that the main regions of the Monsoon forests is the interior of the Southern Peninsula?

What are Littoral forests or Tidal forests? Name the principal trees that grow in these forests.

Give two characteristics of tidal forests.

What are Sundarbans?

Describe the type of vegetation found in the Deccan Plateau and in the Thar Desert respectively.

Classify the following trees as Soft-wood and Hard-wood trees:
Fir, Pine, Teak, Spruce, Rosewood, Sandalwood, Chir, Sal, Shisham and Silver Fir.

Give one important use of the following types of trees:
Sundri

Give one important use of the following types of trees:

Sandalwood

Give one important use of the following types of trees:

Rosewood.

Name any three trees found in monsoon deciduous forests and state one use of each of these trees.

Chapter 5: Natural Vegetation of India Exercise Short Questions solutions [Page 0]

With reference to the Natural Vegetation of India, classify the following trees under the heading: Kind of forests with which they are associated:
Chir Pine, Teak, Casuarina, Ebony, Rosewood, Khajuri, Eucalyptus, Sandalwood, Babul.

Why are Evergreen forests composed of thick vegetation and dense foliage?

Give one use of each of the following trees: mahogany, rosewood, ebony, cinchona, bamboo.

What is a Monsoon Forest? What are the chief characteristics of Monsoon forests?

Describe the type of trees found growing in the monsoon forests of Western India. Which one of these trees is the most valuable? Why has the Government designated the areas where these trees are cultivated as ‘reserves’?

What are the characteristics of the Mangrove and give one use.

Write two main characteristics of the Deciduous Monsoon Forests.

Two characteristics of Tropical rain forest:

How do the trees of the desert adapt themselves to the arid conditions? 

Name the various uses of the coconut tree.

Give the importance of the date-palm (Khajera)

Name two important trees each of the Srinagar Valley in Kashmir and the Dandakaranya’ region in South India, indicating their commercial importance.

Describe briefly the value of forests to man.

Give the names of four important products of forests. Why are forests grown in and around iron and steel cities?

Chapter 5: Natural Vegetation of India Exercise Long Questions solutions [Page 0]

Give one use of each: teak, sal, myrobalan, sisam, sandalwood, eucalyptus.

Name the region where desert vegetation is found.

Give one characteristic of these trees.

Name the principal trees of this region.

Give one use of Babul (Acacia), Khair.

Mountain vegetation consists not of a single type but of several types. Give reasons.

Explain the terms: Re-afforestation and Forest Conservation.

Mention three methods for the conservation and development of forests in India.

Chapter 5: Natural Vegetation of India Exercise Give Reasons solutions [Page 0]

Thar desert looks like a wasteland or Desert soil is almost dry.

Monsoon forests are commercially very important.

How do forests:
Have a favourable effect on the climate of the region?

How do forests:

Act as a flood control measure?

Write two reasons why monsoon deciduous forests are commercially more valuable than other types of forests.

Forests are called ‘handmaids of agriculture’.

We find very little vegetation on the Indo-Gangetic Plain.

Coniferous trees are conical in shape.

Mention three reasons why forests must be conserved.

Explain why Thorn and Scrub forests are found in the above mentioned region.

Briefly explain two reasons for forests being ah important natural resource.

Mention two reasons why Tropical Evergreen Forests are difficult to exploit for commercial purposes.

Chapter 5: Natural Vegetation of India Exercise Data based Questions solutions [Page 0]

From the following information about the regions A, B, C, state the kind of natural vegetation growing there and mention the name of a typical tree of the respective region:

A : Annual rainfall 100-200 cm. Trees shed their leaves in March and April.
B : Annual rainfall less than 50 cm. Trees are stunted and widely scattered.
C : Forests are found in submerged coastal plains, especially on the edges of deltas.

Chapter 5: Natural Vegetation of India Exercise Name the Following solutions [Page 0]

Name two important factors responsible for the various vegetation belts in India.

Name the chief types of natural vegetation found in India.

Name the regions of the Tropical Evergreen forests.

 Name the regions of the Monsoon Forests in India.

Name two States in India noted for the Deodar tree. Give two uses of deodar wood.

Name one region for the following:

Tropical Evergreen Forests

Name one region for the following:

Deciduous Monsoon Forests

Name one region for the following:

Desert Vegetation

Name one important commercial tree growing in the deciduous forests of Madhya Pradesh.

Name the important trees of Rajasthan.

Name the natural vegetation largely found in the following region:

The delta of the Ganga river.

Name the natural vegetation largely found in the following region:

The windward side of the Western Ghats.

Name the natural vegetation largely found in the following region :

The Deccan Plateau.

Name the tree, the timber of which could be used for the following:

A soft and white timber used for making toys and match boxes.

Name the tree, the timber of which could be used for the following:

A hard durable timber used for ship building and furniture making.

Name the tree, the timber of which could be used for the following:

A sweet smelling timber which yields an oil, used for making handicrafts.

Name one region in India for the following:

Tidal forests.

Name one region in India for the following:

Chapter 5: Natural Vegetation of India

Very Short QuestionsShort QuestionsLong QuestionsGive ReasonsData based QuestionsName the Following

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ICSE solutions for Class 10 Geography chapter 5 - Natural Vegetation of India

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Concepts covered in Class 10 Geography chapter 5 Natural Vegetation of India are Importance of Forests, Vegetation Distribution and Correlation with Their Environment., Concept for Forest Conservation, Types of Vegetation.

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