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Karnataka State Syllabus Class 9 Social Science Geography Chapter 3 Climate, Soil, Natural Vegetation and Animals of Karnataka
Class 9 Social Science Climate, Soil, Natural Vegetation and Animals of Karnataka Textual Questions and Answers
I. Fill in the blanks with suitable words.
The months of ____ , ____ , ____ , form Summer season.
March, April, May.
The season with heavy rainfall is ___________
the rainy season.
Extensively soil found in North Karnataka is ___________
The area that has evergreen forests is ___________
The Western Ghats and Malnad
The district that has largest forest area in Karnataka is ___________
II. Discuss in groups and answer the following questions :
Name the four seasons of Karnataka.
The four seasons of Karnataka are:
- Summer season (March-May)
- The Rainy season (June – September)
- The period of Retreating Monsoons (October-November)
- The Winter season (December – February)
Write a note on the rainy season in Karnataka.
The rainy season is also known as the season of South-West monsoon winds. The Western Ghats check the moisture-laden winds blowing from the Arabian sea, resulting in heavy rainfall. Agumbe is an area of heavy rainfall. It is called “Cheerapunji of South India”. Bhagamandal and Hulikal are the other places of heavy rainfalls. Nayakan Nayakan Hatti near Challakeri in Chitradurga records the lowest rainfall. During the rainy season, Karnataka receives about 80% of rainfall. This helps in the cultivation of Kharif crops.
Mention the types of soils in Karnataka.
The types of soils in Karnataka are
- Red Soil
- Black Soil
- Laterite Soil
- Coastal Alluvial Soil.
Name the types of natural vegetation in Karnataka.
The types of the natural vegetation of Karnataka are:
- Evergreen Forests,
- Deciduous forests,
- Mixed forests,
- Grassland and Shrubs.
Why is Karnataka known as “the Land of Sandalwood”?
Karnataka has a rich diversity of plant species. Sandalwood is a special tree grown in forests of Karnataka. Perfume, objects with intricate carvings, soap and medicines are manufactured from sandalwood. They are popular all over the world, and hence are not only supplied to other parts of the country but also exported to foreign countries. Therefore, Karnataka is known as ‘the Land of Sandalwood’.
Name the wild animals in our forests.
The wild animals in our forests are – tiger, leopards, boars, bison, stags, deer, bear, porcupines, etc.
III.Match the following:
|1. Adichunchanagiri||a) Bird Sanctuary|
|2. Mandagadde||b) National forest|
|3. Nagarahole||c) Deciduous forests|
|4. Sandalwood tree||d) Peacock Sanctuary|
|e) Red SQil.|
2. – (a)
3. – (b)
4. – (c)