NCERT Solution for Class 6 Geography Chapter 8 India : Climate, Vegetation and Wildlife

NCERT Solution for Geography Chapter 8 Class 6 India : Climate, Vegetation and Wildlife

The Climate of India is categorised into four seasons : Summer, Winter, Autumn and Monsoon. Winter season is the season of cold. Summer season is the season of heat. Monsoon is the season of rains. Autumn is the season of retreating monsoon. The vegetation of India is broadly classified into Tropical Evergreen Rainforests, Tropical Deciduous Rainforest, Thorny Bushes, Mountain vegetation, and Mangrove forest. India is home to various wildlife species. CBSE Class 6 students can refer to NCERT Solution for Class 6 geography While solving the questions from the NCERT Textbook.

  1. Answer the following questions briefly.

(a) Which winds bring rainfall in India ? Why is it so important ?

Answer:

Monsoon winds bring rainfall in India. Agriculture in India depends on rains. Good monsoon mean sufficient rain and a good crop. Hence, monsoon winds are very important. Our prosperity depends on these winds.

(b) Name the different seasons in India.

Answer:

The different seasons in India are :

Cold weather seaosn (winter season)

Hot weather season (summer)

Sothwest monsoon season (rainy)

Season of retreating monsoon (autumn)

(c) What is natural vegetation ?

Answer:

Grasses, shrubs and trees which grow of their own without any interface or help from mankind constitute natural vegetation.

  1. Tick the correct answers.

(a) The world’s highest rainfall occurs in 

      (i) Mumbai   (ii) Asansol    (iii) Mawsynram

Answer:

(iii) Mawsynram

(b) Wild goats and snow leopards are found in 

      (i) Himalayan region

     (ii) Peninsular region

    (iii) Gir forests

Answer:

(i) Himalayan region

(c) During the south west monsoon period, the moisture laden winds blow from 

     (i) land to sea   (ii) sea to land   (iii) plateau to plains

Answer:

(ii) sea to land

  1. Fill in the blanks.

(a) Hot and dry winds known as __ blow during the day in the summers.

(b) the statte of Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu receives a great amount of rainfall during the season of _

(c) _ forest in Gujrat is the home of__.

Answer:

(a) loo

(b) retreating monsoon

(c) Gir, lions

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