MCQ Questions for Class 7 Geography: Ch 10 Life in the Deserts

MCQ Questions for Class 7 Geography: Ch 10 Life in the Deserts

1. In Ladakh the word 'La' means
(a) Mountain Pass
(b) Plain Pass
(c) Desert Pass
(d) Plateau Pass
► (a) Mountain Pass

2. In Ladakh ___ milk is used to make cheese and butter
(a) Cow
(b) Yak
(c) Wild sheep
(d) Dog
► (b) Yak

3. Tafilalet Oasis is in
(a) Egypt
(b) Algeria
(c) Morocco
(d) Libya
► (c) Morocco

4. Ladakh lies in the rain shadow of
(a) Aravali
(b) Alps
(c) Himalaya
(d) Kanchenjunga
► (c) Himalaya

5. Sahara rocky surface are ___ m high
(a) 2500
(b) 1048
(c) 500
(d) 2047
► (a) 2500

6. Sahara once used to be a
(a) lush green desert
(b) lush green plain
(c) lush green mountain
(d) lush green plateau
► (b) lush green plain

7. Ladakh is also known as
(a) Khapa-tuaregs
(b) Khapa-chan
(c) Khapa-bedouins
(d) Khapa-drass
► (b) Khapa-chan

8. Following crops are grown in the Sahara Desert
(a) date palm, rice, wheat, barley
(b) date palm, rice, wheat, jowar
(c) date palm, rice, wheat, gram
(d) date palm, rice, wheat, maize
► (a) date palm, rice, wheat, barley

9. It is an arid region characterised by extremely high or low temperatures and has scarce vegetation
(a) Mountain
(b) Desert
(c) Plateau
(d) Plain 10
► (b) Desert

10. In Ladakh it is freezing cold in the winters when the temperatures may remain below ______ for most of the time
(a) 0°C
(b) -30°C
(c) -50°C
(d) −40ºC
► (a) 0°C

11. Sahara desert found in which continent
(a) Asia
(b) Australia
(c) Africa
(d) Europe
► (c) Africa

12. The Karakoram Range in the ____ and the Zanskar mountains in the ___ enclose Ladakh.
(a) east, west
(b) north, south
(c) west, south
(d) east, south
► (b) north, south

13. Manali - Leh highway crosses how many passes
(a) 11
(b) 1
(c) 2
(d) 5
► (d) 5

14. Due to high altitude the climate of Ladakh is
(a) Cold and wet
(b) Cold and dry
(c) Hot and dry
(d) Hot and wet
► (b) Cold and dry

15. Which of the following is world's largest desert
(a) Thar
(b) Kalahari
(c) Sahara
(d) Namib
► (c) Sahara

16. The Sahara desert touches _____ countries
(a) 10
(b) 11
(c) 5
(d) 8
► (b) 11

17. People live in Sahara Desert
(a) Bedoiuns and Tuarega
(b) Bedauins and Tuerags
(c) Bedauins and Tauregs
(d) Bedouins and Tuaregs
► (d) Bedouins and Tuaregs

18. Shey in Ladakh is famous
(a) Monastery
(b) Mosque
(c) Church
(d) Temple
► (a) Monastery

19. The oasis in the desert support population
(a) Settled
(b) Rain
(c) Tribes
(d) Nomads
► (a) Settled

20. Which part of the sheep and goat is used to make woollens
(a) Teeth
(b) Eyes
(c) Skin
(d) Hair
► (d) Hair
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