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Morning Star solutions for ICSE Class 9 Total Geography chapter 20 - Natural Regions of the World [Latest edition]

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Chapter 20: Natural Regions of the World

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Short Answer Questions

Morning Star solutions for ICSE Class 9 Total Geography Chapter 20 Natural Regions of the World Short Answer Questions

Short Answer Questions | Q 1

Define the term ‘natural region’.

Short Answer Questions | Q 2

Name any four natural regions of the world.

Short Answer Questions | Q 3

Briefly state the importance of climate.

Short Answer Questions | Q 4

State the location of the Equatorial Region.

Short Answer Questions | Q 5

What is the latitudinal extent of the Monsoon climate?

Short Answer Questions | Q 6

Name the two dominant types of vegetation of the Equatorial region.

Short Answer Questions | Q 7

State the location of the Tropical Desert Climate type.

Short Answer Questions | Q 8

What are xerophytic plants?

Short Answer Questions | Q 9

What local conditions produce variation in the Mediterranean Type of climate?

Short Answer Questions | Q 10

State the rainfall pattern in the Mediterranean climate.

Short Answer Questions | Q 11

What type of vegetation is found in the Mediterranean region?

Short Answer Questions | Q 12

Name six Temperate Grasslands of the world.

Short Answer Questions | Q 13

Why there are no trees in the Steppe type climate region?

Short Answer Questions | Q 14

What is the temperature range in winter of the Cool Continental Climate Type?

Short Answer Questions | Q 15

Name the areas of the Cool Temperate Ocean type climate

Short Answer Questions | Q 16

Give the annual rainfall of the above tropical region.

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Give reasons

Morning Star solutions for ICSE Class 9 Total Geography Chapter 20 Natural Regions of the World Give reasons

Give reasons | Q 1

Give a reason for the following:

There is a uniformly high temperature in the Equatorial region.

Give reasons | Q 2

Give a reason for the following:

Deciduous trees shed their leaves in the dry season.

Give reasons | Q 3

Give a reason for the following:

In the Tropical Desert climate region, Trade Winds are dry.

Give reasons | Q 4

Give a reason for the following:

In the Mediterranean region of Europe, winds blow deep inside the land.

Give reasons | Q 5

Give a reason for the following:

Tropical grasslands have great potential for the cultivation of crops like cotton and coffee.

Give reasons | Q 6

Give a reason for the following:

The Taiga region is sparsely populated.

Give reasons | Q 7

Give a reason for the following:

There are no trees in the Tundra Region.

Give reasons | Q 8

Give a reason for the following:

Patagonia is a desert in the rain shadow of the Andes.

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Long Answer Questions

Morning Star solutions for ICSE Class 9 Total Geography Chapter 20 Natural Regions of the World Long Answer Questions

Long Answer Questions | Q 1.1

Describe the general characteristics of natural regions.

Long Answer Questions | Q 1.2

 “Name four major natural regions in the world.

Long Answer Questions | Q 2

State the factors responsible for the climatic classification of natural regions

Long Answer Questions | Q 3

Give a brief account of Rainforests together with their location and types of trees.

Long Answer Questions | Q 4

Discuss the vegetation of the Tropical Monsoon type climate.

Long Answer Questions | Q 5

Bring out the chief characteristics of the Mediterranean type climate.

Long Answer Questions | Q 6

Differentiate between Mediterranean type climate and China type climate.

Long Answer Questions | Q 7

Bring out the differences between tropical and temperate deserts in terms of climate and vegetation.

Long Answer Questions | Q 8

Prepare the rainfall graph of the data given below and answer the questions that follow :

  Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May June July Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec.
Temp(°C) 26.9 27.6 28.7 29.1 28.4 26.5 25.9 26.0 26.4 26.8 27.1 26.9
Rainfall mm 22.2 25.4 48.7 128.5 326.3 741.3 610.4 348.7 249.0 316.9 159.8 47.4

(a) What is the average annual temperature?
(b) Calculate the annual range of temperature.
(c) In which climate type is this station?

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Practice Questions

Morning Star solutions for ICSE Class 9 Total Geography Chapter 20 Natural Regions of the World Practice Questions

Practice Questions | Q 1

What do you understand by a ‘natural resource’?

Practice Questions | Q 2

How many kinds of natural resources are available? Name them.

Practice Questions | Q 3

What are the various uses of wood?

Practice Questions | Q 4

Why are coal and petroleum called fossil fuels?

Practice Questions | Q 5

What are the benefits of non-conventional sources of energy?

Practice Questions | Q 6

What is the difference between sea water and fresh water?

Practice Questions | Q 7

What is the total percentage of fresh water on the earth?

Practice Questions | Q 8

What is a hydro logical cycle?

Practice Questions | Q 9

What gases does air contain?

Practice Questions | Q 10

Name the gases that are found in the air along with their percentage.

Practice Questions | Q 11

Why is oxygen essential?

Practice Questions | Q 12

How is carbon dioxide useful?

Practice Questions | Q 13

How does an air conditioner help?

Practice Questions | Q 14

name five resources which we get from the earth.

Practice Questions | Q 15

What does subsoil contain?

Practice Questions | Q 16.1

What are minerals?

Practice Questions | Q 16.2

List any four minerals.

Practice Questions | Q 17

What type of resources are minerals?

Practice Questions | Q 18

How do forests retain water?

Practice Questions | Q 19

What is meant by deforestation?

Practice Questions | Q 20

What happens when fossil fuels are burnt?

Practice Questions | Q 21

List the inexhaustible sources of energy.

Practice Questions | Q 22

Which places in India can be used for tidal power generation?

Practice Questions | Q 23

How many biogas plants have been set up in India under the National Biogas Development Programme?

Practice Questions | Q 24

What is geothermal energy ? Give examples of geothermal energy.

Practice Questions | Q 25

How is groundwater formed?

Practice Questions | Q 26

List the advantages and disadvantages of solar energy.

Practice Questions | Q 27

What is the hydrological cycle?

Practice Questions | Q 28

What is the aim of dividing the world into natural regions?

Practice Questions | Q 29

What forms the basis of a general scheme of natural regions of the world?

Practice Questions | Q 30.1

Mention the regions that cover the following:

Tropical Regions

Practice Questions | Q 30.2

Mention the regions that cover the following:

Warm Temperate Regions

Practice Questions | Q 30.3

Mention the regions that cover the following:

Cool Temperate Regions

Practice Questions | Q 30.4

Mention the regions that cover the following:

Polar Regions.

Practice Questions | Q 31

Where does the tropical region lie?

Practice Questions | Q 32

Where does the warm temperate region lie?

Practice Questions | Q 33

Where does the cool temperate region lie?

Practice Questions | Q 34

Where does the polar region lie?

Practice Questions | Q 35

Name the continents where the equatorial regions are situated.

Practice Questions | Q 36

Which parts of Asia and S. America included in the equatorial forest region.

Practice Questions | Q 37

Name the areas constituting the equatorial region in Africa.

Practice Questions | Q 38

What are the chief features of the climate of equatorial regions?

Practice Questions | Q 39

Mention the major trees found in equatorial forests.

Practice Questions | Q 40

Name any four countries which have monsoon climate.

Practice Questions | Q 41

Mention the location of Tropical monsoon type regions.

Practice Questions | Q 42

What is the range of temperature in the monsoon region in the interior of the continent?

Practice Questions | Q 43

Why is there a complete reversal of pressure gradients over Asiatic landmass?

Practice Questions | Q 44

Name any two states of India which receive winter rainfall.

Practice Questions | Q 45

What is the location of the tropical desert?

Practice Questions | Q 46

Name the parts that Sahara desert covers.

Practice Questions | Q 47.1

Where is the following desert located?

Arabian desert

Practice Questions | Q 47.2

Where is the following desert located?

Thar desert

Practice Questions | Q 47.3

Where is the following desert located?

Kalahari desert

Practice Questions | Q 47.4

Where is the following desert located?

Atacama desert

Practice Questions | Q 48

Mention the two features of the climate of the tropical desert.

Practice Questions | Q 49

State the vegetation of deserts.

Practice Questions | Q 50

Why are the deserts sparsely populated?

Practice Questions | Q 51

Name the typical animal of the desert region.

Practice Questions | Q 52

What is the location of the Mediterranean region?

Practice Questions | Q 53.1

Mention the extent of Mediterranean type climate in the following:

Asia

Practice Questions | Q 53.2

Mention the extent of Mediterranean type climate in the following:

Europe

Practice Questions | Q 53.3

Mention the extent of Mediterranean type climate in the following:

Africa

Practice Questions | Q 53.4

Mention the extent of Mediterranean type climate in the following:

America

Practice Questions | Q 53.5

Mention the extent of Mediterranean type climate in the following:

Australia

Practice Questions | Q 54

What are the general characteristics of the climate of the Mediterranean region?

Practice Questions | Q 55

Name the winds prevailing during summers and winter in the Mediterranean region.

Practice Questions | Q 56

What are the characteristics of the Mediterranean climate which makes it suitable for orchard farming? Which state of the USA is famous for orchard farming?

Practice Questions | Q 57

Which country is the world’s leading producer of grapes?

Practice Questions | Q 58

Why is the Mediterranean region popular for fruit processing industry?

Practice Questions | Q 59

Why the Mediterranean region cannot support large cattle populations?

Practice Questions | Q 60

During which season the Mediterranean region receives most of its rainfall.

Practice Questions | Q 61

Give the important evergreen coniferous trees of the Mediterranean region.

Practice Questions | Q 62

For what is California famous and why?

Practice Questions | Q 63

Mention three special cultures of the Mediterranean region.

Practice Questions | Q 64

What is Viticulture? Why is it so popular in Europe?

Practice Questions | Q 65.1

By what name is the grasslands known in the following area:

In North America

Practice Questions | Q 65.2

By what name is the grasslands known in the following area:

 In South Africa

Practice Questions | Q 65.3

By what name is the grasslands known in the following area:

In Hungary

Practice Questions | Q 65.4

By what name is the grasslands known in the following area:

In Eurasia

Practice Questions | Q 65.5

By what name is the grasslands known in the following area:

In Australia.

Practice Questions | Q 66

Give the extent of steppes.

Practice Questions | Q 67

What kind of climate does Steppe have?

Practice Questions | Q 68

What is the mean annual rainfall in the Steppe region?

Practice Questions | Q 69

What is the extension of prairies?

Practice Questions | Q 70

What is the average temperature and rainfall in prairies?

Practice Questions | Q 71

Give the location of China type climate region.

Practice Questions | Q 72

By which currents are the coastal parts of China type of climate affected?

Practice Questions | Q 73

What are typhoons?

Practice Questions | Q 74

Give two characteristics of vegetation of China type climate.

Practice Questions | Q 75

In which parts of Africa do tropical grasslands occur?

Practice Questions | Q 76

What is known as ‘Parkland’?

Practice Questions | Q 77

Why is the Taiga known as the Cold Pole of the Earth’?

Practice Questions | Q 78

Why is the Polar Tundra region called the cold desert?

Practice Questions | Q 79

Give reasons for the following:

There is little seasonal variation in the climatic condition of the equatorial region.

Practice Questions | Q 80

Give reasons for the following:

Equatorial regions support luxuriant vegetation.

Practice Questions | Q 81

Give reasons for the following:

Nights in the deserts are very cold.

Practice Questions | Q 82

Give reasons for the following:

Camel is called the ship of the desert.

Practice Questions | Q 83

Give reasons for the following:

Mediterranean regions receive most of their precipitation in the winter season.

Practice Questions | Q 84

Give reasons for the following:

Climate conditions in the Mediterranean region do not favour grasses.

Practice Questions | Q 85

Give reasons for the following:

Agriculture is the main occupation of the people in most parts of the Mediterranean lands.

Practice Questions | Q 86

Give reasons for the following:

Grasslands are treeless.

Practice Questions | Q 87

Give reasons for the following:

The Steppe climate of the southern hemisphere is never severe rather it is moderate.

Practice Questions | Q 88

Give reasons for the following:

The western margins of continents are extremely dry.

Practice Questions | Q 89

Differentiate between the following:

Humid regions and Sub-humid regions.

Practice Questions | Q 90

Differentiate between the following:

Humid regions and Arid regions.

Practice Questions | Q 91

Differentiate between the following:

Warm temperate region and Cool temperate region.

Practice Questions | Q 92

Differentiate between the following:

Sericulture and Viticulture.

Practice Questions | Q 93

Differentiate between the following:

Truck farming and orchard farming.

Practice Questions | Q 94

Differentiate between the following:

Evergreen and Xerophytic trees of the Mediterranean region.

Practice Questions | Q 95

Differentiate between the following:

Role of trade winds and westerlies in the Mediterranean region.

Practice Questions | Q 96

Differentiate between the following:

Steppes and Prairies.

Practice Questions | Q 97

Define the Mangrove forest.

Practice Questions | Q 98

Define Shifting cultivation

Practice Questions | Q 99

Define Oases

Practice Questions | Q 100

Define Sericulture

Practice Questions | Q 101.1

Long Answer Question:

Give a brief account of the climate of the Equatorial region.

Practice Questions | Q 101.2

Long Answer Question:

Explain briefly the importance of Equatorial forests.

Practice Questions | Q 101.3

Long Answer Question:

Why are Equatorial forests not commercially important?

Practice Questions | Q 102.1

Long Answer Question:

Explain the monsoon climate type region under the following heads :

Temperature

Practice Questions | Q 102.2

Long Answer Question:

Explain the monsoon climate type region under the following heads :

Air pressure and winds

Practice Questions | Q 102.3

Long Answer Question:

Explain the monsoon climate type region under the following heads :

Vegetation

Practice Questions | Q 102.4

Long Answer Question:

Explain the monsoon climate type region under the following heads :

Three seasons of the Indian subcontinent.

Practice Questions | Q 103.1

Long Answer Question:

Elaborate on the special features of vegetation in the hot desert region.

Practice Questions | Q 103.2

Long Answer Question:

What is the mode of rainfall in the hot desert region?

Practice Questions | Q 104.1

Long Answer Question:

The Mediterranean land is known as the ‘Land of Orchards’. In this context answer the question that follows:

The characteristics of the Mediterranean climate.

Practice Questions | Q 104.2

Long Answer Question:

The Mediterranean land is known as the ‘Land of Orchards’. In this context answer the question that follows:

How is it suitable for orchard farming?

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Chapter 20: Natural Regions of the World

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Concepts covered in ICSE Class 9 Total Geography chapter 20 Natural Regions of the World are Natural Regions of the World, Equatorial Region, Tropical Grasslands, Tropical Deserts, Tropical Monsoon, Mediterranean, Temperate Grasslands, Taiga and Tundra.

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