9th Geography

CONVERSATION OF RESOURCES AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

I. Choose the correct answer: 1. In Tamil Nadu soil erosion by Wind is very common in kambam valley. 2. For constant supply of forest product in a region at least one third of the area should be under forest. 3. Seasonal shearing of fur of animal in capacity is conservation. 4. Protecting animals in their in their habitat is in preservation 5. Garganey, Teals and Shovallers are migratory birds. II. Match the following 1. Gulf of mannar Marine sanctuary 2. Point Calimere ` Bird sanctuary 3. Agastiyamalai Biosphere reserve 4. Mudumalai Elephant reserve 5. Mundanthurai Tiger reserve

9th Geography

ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES

I. Choose the correct answer: 1. The surrounding in which organisms live and interact is called Environment. 2. The process of clearing the forests by human is called as Deforestation. 3. The process by which eco system species become extinct is Loss of biodiversity. 4. The excessive use of artificial fertilizer greatly reduces the quality of soil. II. Match the following: 1. Global warming -CO2 2. Deforestation -Coastal flooding 3. Automobile -air pollution 4. Water pollution -pesticides 5. Urbanisation -unauthorized encroachments III.ANSWER IN BRIEF: 1. What are the major environmental issues? UrbanizationDeforestationEnvironmental pollutionGlobal warming 2. What is global warming? Global…

9th Geography

TAMIL NADU – POPULATION

I. Choose the best answer 1. Kanyakumari has the highest percent of literate in the state. 2. The district which has the lowest density population is Sivagangai. 3. Population in Tamil Nadu has doubled over a period of fifty years from 1951 to 2001. 4. Mountainous region with steep slopes and forest covers supports small population. II. Match the following 1. The annual growth rate - 1.1% 2. Rural population - 56% 3. Literacy percentage in Tamil Nadu - 73.5% 4. Hindus - 88% 5. Urban population - 44% III. BRIEF 1. What are the factors that influence the distribution…

9th Geography

TAMIL NADU – TRADE

I. CHOOSE THE CORRECT ANSWER: 1. Primitive method of trade was known as barter system. 2. Trade decides the economic growth of a country. 3. In Tamil Nadu domestic trade is effectively handled between districts. 4. Virudhunagar district exports crackers. II. MATCH THE FOLLOWING: 1. Exports Software 2. Imports Machinery 3. Tidel park Chennai 4. Tansilk Kanchipuram 5. First uzhvar sandhai Madhurai III. BRIEF: 1. Define Trade? An Exchange of Goods and commodities either within the country or between the countries. 2. Name some of the imports of Tamilnadu? Mineral fuel and mineral oil.Organic chemicals.Plastic articles. 3. Distinguish between Import…

9th Geography

INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION

I. CHOOSE IT 1. During industrial revolution production became faster 2. England is birth place of the industrial revolution. 3. Great Britain is an Island 4. Cotton Gin was invented by Eli Whitney 5. In 1830 the first passenger railway was operated II. MATCH IT 1. John kay - Flying shuttle 2. James watt - New steam engine 3. Faraday - Dynamo 4. Macadam - Road 5. Humphrey davy - safety lamp III. HEADINGS 1. Textile industry a) What was the first momentum from the outburst of invention? Cotton textile industries b) By whom flying shuttle wass invented? John kay…

9th Geography

TRANSPORT AND COMMUNICATIONS

I. CHOOSE THE CORRECT ANSWER: 1. Postal and telegraph services belongs to personal communication. 2. Transport system acts as arteries and veins for national Development. 3 .The east coast road is built along the coast of Bay of Bengal. 4. The largest terrestrial network in the world is Doordharshan. 5. Minor ports are known as Anchorage ports. II. MATCH THE FOLLOWING: 1.Golden quadrilateral – national highways 2.Cuddalore –minor port 3.GPS - location of place 4.Magazine -print media 5.Uninor -private telecom III. ANSWER IN BRIEF: 1. Name the different types of roads found in Tamilnadu. Roadways may be classified into four…

9th Geography

AGRICULTURE

I. Choose the correct answer: 1. Tea, coffee, rubber, pepper and cashew are plantation crops 2.  Agriculture is the primary traditional occupation 3.  Dry farming type of farming is known as manavari in Tamil Nadu. 4.  Well type of irrigation is most pre dominate irrigation system in Tamil Nadu 5. Tamil Nadu rice research institute is in aduthurai II. MATCH THE FOLLOWING: 1. Rearing of birds- poultry 2. Rearing of silk worms-sericulture 3. Rearing of honey bees- apiculture 4. Growing fruits-horticulture 5. thuthukudi -leading port in fish export III. ANSWER IN BRIEF: 1. what do you mean by subsistence intensive…

9th Geography

RESOURCES OF TAMIL NADU

I. CHOOSE THE BEST ANSWER: 1. Which one of the following is not a factor of soil formation-inorganic matter 2. Biotic resources are those obtained from the –biosphere 3. Time determines thickness of soil profile 4. Medicinal herbs are commonly found on –palani hills 5. Which one of the following is a leading producer of lignite-Neyveli 6. Which one of the following is not a producer of iron ore-Thiruchirappali II. MATCH THE FOLLOWING: 1. Mettur thermal power station –Perambalur 2. Wind energy -5500 MW2 3. Saline soil -Vedaranyam 4. Cinchona -Medicine 5. Solar power -Dharmapuri III. ANSWER IN BRIEF :…

9th Geography

CLIMATE OF TAMIL NADU

I. CHOOSE THE CORRECT ANSWER: 1. Tamil Nadu has tropical climate 2. Tropical cyclones occur during the month of November 3. Teak and ebony belongs to tropical evergreen forest 4. Tamil Nadu receives moderate rainfall during south west monsoon season. 5. North east monsoon winds blow during October to November months. 6. Mangrove forest are found in vedaranyam. 7. The trees of deciduous forest shed their leaves during dry season. II. MATCH THE FOLLOWING: 1. Evergreen forest – rosewood 2. Monsoon forest – shed the leaves 3. Hot season - march to june 4. Cold season – December to February…

9th Geography

PHYSIOGRAPHY OF TAMIL NADU

I. Choose the correct answer: 1. kalrayan hills is located in eastern ghats. 2. Doddabetta is the highest peak in Tamil Nadu. 3. The river chittar is an important tributary of Tamirabarani river. 4. The longest river flowing in Tamil Nadu is kaveri. 5. The noyyal and amaravathi are tributaries of Kaveri. II. Match the following: 1. Eastern ghats - shevarayan 2. western ghats - nilgiris 3. Kavari river - karnataka 4. Kodaikanal - queen of hill station 5. Vaigai - Madurai III. Answer in Brief: 1. Name the important rivers of Tamil Nadu? The northern rivers of Tamil Nadu…