NCERT Solutions for Class 9 Social Science Contemporary India Unit 5

Natural Vegetation and Wildlife Class 9

Unit 5 Natural Vegetation and Wildlife Exercise Solutions

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Exercise : Solutions of Questions on Page Number : 51

Q1 :  

Choose the right answer from the four alternatives given below.

(i) To which one of the following types of vegetation does rubber belong?

(a) Tundra

(c) Himalayan

(b) Tidal

(d) Tropical Evergreen

(ii) Cinchona trees are found in the areas of rainfall more than

(a) 100 cm

(c) 70 cm

(b) 50 cm

(d) less than 50 cm

(iii) In which of the following states is the Simlipal bio-reserve located?

(a) Punjab

(c) Delhi

(b) Orissa

(d) West Bengal


Answer :

(i) To which one of the following types of vegetation does rubber belong?

(a) Tundra

(c) Himalayan

(b) Tidal

(d) Tropical Evergreen

(ii) Cinchona trees are found in the areas of rainfall more than

(a) 100 cm

(c) 70 cm

(b) 50 cm

(d) less than 50 cm

(iii) In which of the following states is the Simlipal bio-reserve located?

(a) Punjab

(c) Delhi

(b) Orissa

(d) West Bengal

(iv) Which one of the following bio-reserves is not included in the world network of bio-reserves?

(a) Manas

(c) Gulf of Mannar

(b) Dihang-Dibang

(d) Nanda devi

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Q2 :  

Answer the following questions briefly.

(i) Define an ecosystem.

(ii) What factors are responsible for the distribution of plants and animals in India?

(iii) What is a bio-reserve? Give two examples.

(iv) Name two animals having habitat in tropical and montane type of vegetation.


Answer :

(i) Ecosystem is a system of interdependence comprising the physical environment and the organisms living therein.

(ii) Temperature, humidity, precipitation, land and soil are the factors responsible for the distribution of plants in India. The nature of plants in an area, to a large extent, determines the animal life of that area.

(iii) A bio-reserve is a conserved ecosystem. It is managed in such a way that not only is its biodiversity preserved but also its resources are used in a sustainable manner for the benefit of the local communities. Examples: The Nilgiris, Sunderbans

(iv) Tropical animals - Tiger, elephant

Montane animals - Snow leopard, spotted deer

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Q3 :  

Distinguish between

(i) Flora and fauna

(ii) Tropical evergreen and deciduous forests


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Q4 :  

Name different types of vegetation found in India and describe the vegetation of high altitudes.


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Q5 :  

Quite a few species of plants and animals are endangered in India. Why?


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Q6 :  

Why has India a rich heritage of flora and fauna?


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