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Class 11 Geography Chapter 21 Natural Vegetation
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TEXTUAL QUESTION & ANSWER
Q.1. Sandalwood is an example of-
(i) Evergreen forest
(ii) Deciduous forest
(iii) Deltic forest
(iv) Thorny forest
Ans: (ii) Deciduous forest
Q.2. Which one of the following was the purpose of project tiger?
(i) To kill tigers
(ii) To put tiger in the zoo
(iii) To protect tigers from illegal hunting
(iv) To make films on tigers
Ans: (iii) To protect tigers from illegal hunting.
Q.3. In which one of the following states is the Nandadevi biosphere reserve situated?
(ii) Uttar Pradesh
Ans: (iii) Uttarakhand
Q.4. How many of the biosphere reserves from India are recognized by UNESCO?
Ans: (iv) Four
Q.5. Which one of the following proportions of area of the country was targeted to be under forest policy of India?
Ans: (i) 33
Answer the following questions in about 30 words
Q.1. What is natural vegetation? Under what climatic condition are tropical evergreen forests developing?
Ans: Natural Vegetation refers to a plant community that has been left undisturbed over a long period so as to allow its individual species to adjust themselves to climate and soil conditions as fully as possible.
For the full growth of Tropical Evergreen forests the amount of annual rainfall should be over 200cm and the temperature should be above 22℃.
Q.2. What do you understand by social forestry?
Ans: Social forestry means the management and protection of forests and afforestation on barren lands with the purpose of helping in the environmental, social and rural development.
Q.3. Define Biosphere reserve.
Ans: A Biosphere reserve is a unique and representative ecosystem of terrestrial and coastal areas which are internationally recognised within the framework of UNESCO’S man and Biosphere programme.
Q.4. What is the difference between forest area and forest cover?
Ans: The difference between forest area and Forest cover are:
|Forest area||Forest cover|
|1. Forest area is a land area notified and recorded as forest land irrespective of the existence of trees.||1. The lands which are actually covered by forest cover.|
|2. The forest area is based on the records of the state Revenue Department.||2.According to the 2001 report,the forest cover area is only 20.25%.|
Answer the following questions in not more than 150 words
Q.1. What steps have been taken up to conserve forests?
Ans: Forests have an intricate interrelationships with life and environment.These provide numerous direct and indirect advantages to our economy and society. Hence, conservation of forest is of vital importance to the survival and prosperity of humankind.
According to the new forest policy, the Government of India, will emphasize sustainable forest management in order to conserve and expand the forest reserve .
Based on the forest conservation policy, the following steps have been taken up to conserve forest:
(a) Social forestry.
(b) Farm forestry.
(c) Urban forestry.
(d) Rural forestry.
(f) Community forestry.
(g) More emphasis should be given to grow more forest lands.
|Chapter 1||Geography As A Discipline|
|Chapter 2||The Origin and Evolution of the Earth|
|Chapter 3||Interior of the Earth|
|Chapter 4||Distribution of Oceans And Continents|
|Chapter 5||Minerals and Rocks|
|Chapter 6||Geomorphic Processes|
|Chapter 7||Landforms and Their Evolution|
|Chapter 8||Composition and Structure of Atmosphere|
|Chapter 9||Solar Radiation, Heat balance, and Temperature|
|Chapter 10||Atmospheric Circulation and Weather Systems|
|Chapter 11||Water in the Atmosphere|
|Chapter 12||World Climate and Climate Change|
|Chapter 13||Water (Oceans)|
|Chapter 14||Movements of Ocean Water|
|Chapter 15||Life on the Earth|
|Chapter 16||Biodiversity And Conservation|
|Chapter 17||Indian Location|
|Chapter 18||Structure and Physiography|
|Chapter 19||Drainage System|
|Chapter 21||Natural Vegetation|
|Chapter 23||Natural Hazards and Disasters|
Q.2. How can people’s participation be effective in conserving forest and wild life?
Ans: The People’s participation is much effective to conserve the forests and wildlife.Because the forest dwellers are very closely related and one cannot be developed without another. In this situation people’s participation especially those who live in and around the forest is utmost necessary. The age old knowledge of forest dwellers regarding forestry can be used in the conservation and development of forests.
One very good example of the people’s participation in conserving forest and wildlife is the Chipko Movement. Some other steps of people’s participation are: social forestry, farm forestry, Rural Forestry, Community Forestry, etc. can be lunch in this regard.
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