The Malnad Region and Its Prominent Features
Q. Western ghats are also called as _______.
- Deccan plateau
Q. _________ is the highest peak of Karnataka.
- Ragi gudda
- Deviramma gudda
Q. Identify the districts under malnad region.
Q. The Malnad region in Karnataka is also known as the 'Land of the Rivers'.
Q. Which among the below given statement(s) explains the process of the Malnad region in Karnataka receiving heavy rainfall?
- The rain-bearing winds from the Arabian sea blow over to the lands.
- The clouds from the coastal plains travel parallelly to the Malnad region.
- The Malnad mountains obstruct the clouds which shed moisture in the form of rain.
- The scant vegetation in the Malnad region leads to heavy precipitation and condensation.
Q. Why is Kodagu also referred to as 'The Land of the Oranges'?
- To enhance the appeal of Kodagu as an eco-tourist spot and increase the footfall of tourists.
- Due to supporting climatic conditions for the growth of oranges.
- Due to the prevalence of scarcely seen varieties of oranges in Kodagu.
- To convince the local people in Kodagu to grow oranges in a large scale.
Q. Which of the following statement(s) explain(s) the rationale in the Malnad region also being called 'The Land of the Hills'?
- The Malnad region is a part of the Western Ghats.
- The Malnad region consists of hilly areas.
- The Malnad region is replete with beautiful mountains and breathtaking hills.
- The relief features of the Malnad region consists mainly of hilly terrains.
Q. Due to the rain-bearing winds from the Arabian Sea, the Malnad region recieves heavy rainfall.
Q. Kodagu is known as 'The Land of the
is the highest peak in Karnataka.
- Deviramma Guda