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Major Domains of the Earth Class 6 Geography Chapter 5 Question Answer
1. Answer the following questions briefly :
(a) What are the four major domains of the earth ?
Ans. The four major domains of the earth are:
(b) Name the major continents of the earth.
Ans. There are seven major continents :
(i) Asia, (ii) Europe, (iii) Africa, (iv) North America, (v) South America, (vi) Australia, (vii) Antarctica
(e) Name the two continents that lie entirely in Southern hemisphere.
Ans. Australia and Antarctica .
(d) Name the different layers of atmosphere.
Ans. The main layers of atmosphere are:
(e) Why is the earth called the ‘blue planet’ ?
Ans. Most of the earth (71%) is covered with water. So it is a watery planet, It looks as ‘Blue planet’ when seen from the space.
(f) Why is Northern Hemisphere called the Land Hemisphere ?
Ans. The distribution of land and water is not even. The most of land masses are found in the Northern hemisphere. Therefore it is called land hemisphere while Southern hemisphere is called water hemisphere.
(g ) Why is Biosphere important for living organisms ?
Ans. Life exists in Biosphere. All the living organisms are interlinked for their survival. It consists of plants and animals. In this sphere of life, lithosphere, atmosphere and hydrosphere meet.
2. Tick the correct answers :
(a) The mountain range that separates Europe from Asia
(i) The Andes
(iii) The Ural.
Ans. (iii) Ural.
(b) The continent of North America is separated from South America by :
(i) Suez canal
(ii) Panama canal
Ans, (ii) Panama canal.
(c) The major constituent of atmosphere by per cent is.. ….
(iii) Carbon dioxide
Ans. (i) Nitrogen.
(d) The domain of the earth consisting of solid rocks is ……
(i) the Atmosphere
(ii) the Hydrosphere
Ans. (iii) the Lithosphere.
(e) Which is the largest continent?
Ans. (ii) Asia.
3. Fill in the Blanks :
(a) The deepest point on the earth is …….. in the Pacific ocean.
(b) The ………..ocean is named after a country.
(c) The …….. is the narrow contact zone of land, water and air that supports life.
(d) The highest mountain peak on the earth is …………
(e) The continents of Europe and Asia together are known as ………
Ans. (a) Mariana Trench, (b) Indian, (c) Biosphere, (d) Mt. Everest, (e) Eurasia.