6-Std - Term 3 Geography Important Questions

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Social Science

Time : 01:40:00 Hrs
Total Marks : 100
    10 x 1 = 10
  1. The shape of the Earth is _____________

    (a)

    Square

    (b)

    Rectangle

    (c)

    Geoid

    (d)

    Circle

  2. The North Pole is

    (a)

    90° N Latitude

    (b)

    90° S latitude

    (c)

    90° W Longitude

    (d)

    90° E longitude

  3. The area found between 0° and 180° E lines of longitude is called

    (a)

    Southern Hemisphere

    (b)

    Western Hemisphere

    (c)

    Northern Hemisphere

    (d)

    Eastern Hemisphere

  4. The 23 ½° N line of latitude is called _____________

    (a)

    Tropic of Capricorn

    (b)

    Tropic of Cancer

    (c)

    Arctic Circle

    (d)

    Antarctic Circle

  5. 180° line of longitude is

    (a)

    Equator

    (b)

    International Date Line

    (c)

    Prime Meridian

    (d)

    North Pole

  6. The Sun is found overhead the Greenwich Meridian at

    (a)

    12 midnight

    (b)

    12 noon

    (c)

    1 p.m.

    (d)

    11 a.m.

  7. A day has _____________.

    (a)

    1240 minutes

    (b)

    1340 minutes

    (c)

    1440 minutes

    (d)

    1140 minutes

  8. The total number of lines of latitude are

    (a)

    171

    (b)

    161

    (c)

    181

    (d)

    191

  9. The total number of lines of longitude are

    (a)

    370

    (b)

    380

    (c)

    360

    (d)

    390

  10. 10 x 2 = 20
  11. What is a geoid?

  12. What is local time?

  13. How many times would the sun pass overhead a line of longitude?

  14. What are lines of latitude and longitude?

  15. Name the four hemispheres of the Earth.

  16. Define Disaster

  17. What are the two types of disasters? Give examples.

  18. Write a short note on ‘Thunder and lightning’

  19. Chennai, Cuddalore and Cauvery delta are frequently affected by floods. Give reason.

  20. Differentiate: Landslide – Avalanche

  21. 15 x 5 = 75
  22. Name the important intermontane plateaus found in Asia

  23. Write a short note on monsoon climate.

  24. How does physiography play a vital role in determining the population of Asia?

  25. Name the ports found is Asia

  26. Asia is called the ‘Land of Contrasts’- Justify.

  27. Name the important mountains found in the Alpine system.

  28. What are the important rivers of Europe?

  29. Name a few countries which enjoy the Mediterranean type of climate

  30. Give a short note on the population of Europe

  31. Name the important festivals celebrated in Europe

  32. Intermontane plateaus and southern plateaus

  33. The North western highlands and the Alpine mountain range

  34. How are the hemispheres divided on the basis of lines of latitude and longitude? Explain with diagrams.

  35. What are the significant lines of latitude? Explain the zones found between them.

  36. What is flood? Explain the do’s and don’ts during floods.

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