6th Geography

MAPS AND GLOBE

1. The imaginary lines that are drawn from the east to the west on a globe is called------ Latitude 2. Longitude is called as the ---------------- Greenwich Meridian 3. Map that show the continents, countries, capitals is called as ------ Politic II. Answer the following: 1. Which is a map? · A map is a representation of the earth or part of it and is drawn to scale on paper on cloth. 2. Explain thematic maps. · Maps that show temperature, forest and mineral resources are drawn based on a theme. Hence they are called Thematic maps. Example: the transport…

6th Geography

THE EARTH WE LIVE IN

I. Choose the correct answer: 1. Land that is surrounded by water on all the four sides is called an ----- Peninsula 2. The world’s deepest Mariana trench is located in the --------- ocean. Pacific 3. Sri Lanka is an ------------ Island II. Answer the following: 1. Distinguish between a plain and a plateau. Plain: A relatively flat and low lying and surface with almost no different between its highest and lowest points is a plain. Example; the plain of Gangetic Plateau The land that is higher than the surrounding region with a flattened top is called a Plataeu. Example;…

6th Geography

ROTATION AND REVOLUTION OF THE EARTH

I. Choose the correct answer: 1. The Earth is inclined at an angle of ------ degree 23 1/2 2. Rotation result in --------- Day and Night changes 3. In a leap years February has ------------- days. 29 II. Answer the following: 1. Why does day and night changes happen? Ø The earth takes approximately 23 hours and 56 minutes for one rotation on its axis. Ø This movement is called rotation. Ø It causes day and night. 2. When it is summer in the northern hemisphere, why it is winter in the southern hemisphere? § The seasons are not same…