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NCERT Solutions for Class 7 Geography Social Science Chapter 9 - Life In The Temperate Grasslands

Orchids provides free PDF formats of NCERT Solutions for Class 7 Social Science, Chapter 9: Our Environment - Life in the Temperate Grasslands. These solutions provide accurate answers to every textbook exercise, a vital resource for achieving the highest marks in this subject. This chapter plays a pivotal role in establishing a strong foundation for all CBSE board students.

NCERT Solutions for SST- Geography Life In The Temperate Grasslands

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Life In The Temperate Grasslands

Question 1 :

Answer the following questions. 

(i) What are the Temperate Grasslands of North America called?

(ii) What are the cattle farms in the North American Grasslands known as?

(iii) Name the rivers that drain the Velds. 

(iv) When is the rainy season in the Velds? 

(v) What is the major occupation of the people of the South African grasslands?

Answer :

(i) North America’s temperate Grasslands are called Prairies. 

(ii)Ranches are cattle farms found in the grasslands of North America.

(iii) The rivers that drain the Velds are Orange and Limpopo.

(iv) The Velds' rainy season occurs from November to February, due to the        mild ocean currents that wash the Velds' coastlines.

(v) Sheep rearing is the main source of income for the inhabitants of the South African grasslands. Other than that, dairy farming and mining are two of the region's most prominent vocations.

 


Question 2 :

Tick the correct answer.

(i) River Mississippi drains 

   (a)Canada 

   (b) Africa 

   (c) USA 

(ii) Drakensberg Mountains are to the west of 

   (a) Prairies 

   (b) Velds 

   (c) Pampas 

(iii) Merino is a species of 

   (a) Fish 

   (b) Elephant 

   (c) Sheep 

(iv) Kimberley is famous for 

   (a) Diamonds 

   (b) Silver 

   (c) Platinum 

 

Answer :

(i) (c) River Mississippi drains in the USA.

(ii) (b) Drakensberg Mountains are to the west of Velds.

(iii)  (c) Merino is a species of sheep.

(iv) (a) Kimberley is famous for its diamonds.


Question 3 :

Match the following.

(i) Cowboys 

(a) Iron and Steel 

(ii) Gold 

(b) Prairies 

(iii) Kudu 

(c) Hot wind 

(iv) Chinook 

(d) Velds 

(v) Coal

(e) Johannesburg 

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(f) Animal  

 

Answer :

(i) Cowboys 

(b) Prairies 

(ii) Gold 

(e) Johannesburg 

(iii) Kudu 

(f) Animal 

(iv) Chinook 

(c) Hot wind 

(v) Coal 

(a) Iron and Steel

 


Question 4 :

Give reasons. 

(i) The Prairies are known as the ‘Granaries of the World’. 

(ii) Rise of wool industry in the Velds.

 

Answer :

(i) North America has become a surplus food provider due to scientific farming practices and the use of tractors, harvesters, and combines. The location is excellent for agricultural production due to its warmth and good soil with a high humus level. As a result, wheat is produced in large quantities in the area. As a result, the Prairies are known as the "World's Granaries."

(ii) The most significant profession in the Velds is sheep raising. Sheep are grown primarily for their wool, which has given rise to the Velds' wool industry. Merino sheep are a popular breed because they have extremely warm wool. So there is a rise of the wool industry in Velds.


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