NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Chapter 8
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 forests. India is home to various wildlife species. CBSE Class 6 students can refer to NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Geography while solving the questions from the NCERT textbook.
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NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Geography Chapter 8 – India – Climate, Vegetation, and Wildlife
1. Answer the following questions briefly.
(a) Which winds bring rainfall in India? Why is it so important?
(b) Name the different seasons in India.
(c) What is natural vegetation?
- The south-west monsoon winds bring rainfall in India. It is important, because agriculture in India is dependent on the rainfall. A good amount of rainfall brings bountiful and adequate crops.
- The different seasons in India are :
- Cold Weather Season (Winter) December to February
- Hot Weather Season (Summer) March to May
- Southwest Monsoon Season (Rainy) June to September
- Season of Retreating Monsoon (Autumn) October and November
- The grasses, shrubs and trees, which grow on their own without interference or help from human beings are called natural vegetation.
2. Tick the correct answers.
(a) The world’s highest rainfall occurs in
(i) Mumbai (ii) Asansol (iii) Mawsynram
(b) Wild goats and snow leopards are found in
(i) Himalayan region
(ii) Peninsular region
(iii) Gir forests
(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
- (iii) Mawsynram
- (i) Himalayan region
- (ii) sea to land
3. Fill in the blanks.
(a) Hot and dry winds known as ________________ blow during the day in the summers.
(b) The states of Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu receive a great amount of rainfall during the season of________________.
(c) ________________ forest in Gujarat is the home of ________________.
(a) Hot and dry winds known as loo blow during the day in the summers.
(b) The states of Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu receive a great amount of rainfall during the season of retreating monsoon or Autumn.
(c)Gir forest in Gujarat is the home of Asiatic Lions.
India – Climate, Vegetation and Wildlife Summary
The NCERT Class 6 Geography The Earth: Our Habitat Chapter 8 has the following topics:
- Types of seasons
- Natural vegetation
- Necessity of forests
Geography – The Earth: Our Habitat is an important book for the Class 6 Social Science subject. Apart from this chapter, the full set of NCERT solutions for Class 6 Social Science is given in the linked article.