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Chapter 5 Natural Vegetation and Wildlife MCQ Questions with Solutions for Class 9 Geography

MCQ Questions of Chapter 5 Natural Vegetation and Wildlife Class 9 Geography with answers will let you learn about the different types of questions that can be formed from a particular concept. Class 9 MCQ Questions will help you knowing how to tackle questions that some would find quite difficult to handle. You can work on problematic topics and come with innovative study and concept clearing ideas.

Chapter 5 Natural Vegetation and Wildlife MCQ Questions with Solutions for Class 9 Geography

Chapter 5 Natural Vegetation and Wildlife MCQ


1. Match the following:

Column I

Column II

(A) Coniferous forests

(i) Biosphere Reserves

(B) Sal

(ii) Collective term for the species of animals in a particular region.

(C) Himalayas

(iii) Tropical Deciduous

(D) Nanda Devi

(iv) Yak

(E) Fauna

(v) Evergreen cone-bearing trees

(a) (A)-(iii); (B)-(v); (C)-(iv); (D)-(i); (E)-(ii)
(b) (A)-(v); (B)-(iii); (C)-(iv); (D)-(i); (E)-(ii)
(c) (A)-(v); (B)-(i); (C)-(iii); (D)-(ii); (E)-(iv)
(d) (A)-(i); (B)-(ii); (C)-(iv); (D)-(v); (E)-(iii)

► (b) (A)-(v); (B)-(iii); (C)-(iv); (D)-(i); (E)-(ii)


2. Tropical rain forests are called evergreen. When these trees shed their leaves?

(a) Never

(b) in a particular season

(c) randomly

(d) None of these

► (c) randomly


3. Which of the following is a bio-reserve of India?

(a) Gir

(b) Nilgiri

(c) Jim Corbett

(d) None of these

► (b) Nilgiri


4. In which of the following forests there is no definite time for trees to shed their leaves?

(a) Tropical Evergreen Forests

(b) Tropical Deciduous Forests

(c) Tropical Thorn Forests

(d) Montane Forests

► (a) Tropical Evergreen Forests


5. Which Indian states have maximum and minimum forest cover area?

(a) Arunachal Pradesh and Haryana

(b) Himachal Pradesh and Haryana

(c) Tripura and Rajasthan

(d) Manipur and Gujarat

► (a) Arunachal Pradesh and Haryana


6. Coniferous forests have tall trees with leaves as

(a) Conical shape

(b) circular

(c) Broad

(d) All the above

► (a) Conical shape

Coniferous trees have conical shape and leaves have needle like structure as it helps in adaptation to the environment they thrive. The cone shape allows snow to slide down and not accumulate on the branches and leaves.


7. Which of the following soils support cactus and thorny bushes?

(a) Alluvial soils

(b) Black soils

(c) Red soils

(d) Sandy soils

► (d) Sandy soils


8. Which one of the following is wildlife sanctuary for Bears?

(a) Jim Corbett

(b) Dachigam

(c) Manas

(d) Rajaji National Park

► (b) Dachigam


9. One step taken by the Indian Government to conserve the forest is the setting of the Forest Research Institute at:

(a) Dehradun

(b) Patlidun

(c) Delhi

(d) Uttar Pradesh

► (a) Dehradun


10. Which of the following areas is the habitat for camels?

(a) Thar Desert

(b) Northern Plains

(c) Himalayas

(d) Andaman & Nicobar Islands

► (a) Thar Desert


11. Rats, mice, rabbits, fox, wolf, tiger, lion, wild ass, horses and camels are mostly found in Mountain forests.

(a) False

(b) True

► (a) False


12. From the point of view of natural vegetation and wildlife, India belongs to which of the following categories?

(a) One of the 12 mega biodiversity countries of the world

(b) The richest wildlife zone in the world

(c) The country with the greatest forest cover

(d) A country lacking in bio-diversity cover

► (a) One of the 12 mega biodiversity countries of the world


13. Tropical deciduous in India is more commonly known as:

(a) Monsoon forest

(b) Mangrove forest

(c) Thorn forest

(d) None of these

► (a) Monsoon forest


14. The total number of tiger reserves in India is

(a) 20

(b) 8

(c) 50

(d) 40

► (c) 50


15. What is the position of India in the mega bio-diversity countries in the world?

(a) One of the 20 mega bio-diversity countries in the world

(b) One of the 10 mega bio-diversity countries in the world

(c) One of the 12 mega bio-diversity countries in the world

(d) None of the above

► (c) One of the 12 mega bio-diversity countries in the world


16. Which of the following states do not have Tropical deciduous forests?

(a) Jharkhand

(b) Western Orissa

(c) Chhattisgarh

(d) Rajasthan

► (d) Rajasthan


17. Which forest is also known as Monsoon forest?

(a) Tropical Deciduous

(b) Rain forest

(c) Mangrove forest

(d) Thorn forest

► (a) Tropical Deciduous


18. In which of the following regions the vegetation cover is natural in the real sense.

(a) Northern Plains

(b) The Himalayas

(c) Coastal areas

(d) Andaman and Nicobar islands

► (b) The Himalayas


19. Which of the following statements is correct about the natural vegetation?

(a) A plant community that is grown in the fields by the farmers

(b) A plant community that is grown at home

(c) A plant community which has grown naturally without human aid and has been left undisturbed by humans for a long time

(d) A plant community which has grown with human aid but left undisturbed for a long time

► (c) A plant community which has grown naturally without human aid and has been left undisturbed by humans for a long time


20. Which of the following bio-reserves of India is/are included in the world network of the biosphere?

(i) Manas
(ii) Gulf of Mannar
(iii) Dihang-Dibang
(iv) Nanda Devi

(a) only (ii), (iii) and (iv)

(b) only (iii)

(c) (ii) and (iv)

(d) All, (i), (iii) and (iv)

► (a) only (ii), (iii) and (iv)


21. India has a wide variety of vegetation due to its varied

(a) Regional variation

(b) Climatic conditions

(c) Physical Conditions

(d) All the above

► (b) Climatic conditions


22. Which of the following animals, is the most majestic animal among the mammals.

(a) Horse

(b) Lion

(c) Elephant

(d) Tiger

► (c) Elephant


23. Moist Tropical deciduous forests are more prominent in the eastern and central parts of India because these areas experience 100 to 200 cm of annual rainfall.

(a) True

(b) False

► (a) True


24. Coniferous trees are found at the altitude of

(a) 1500 m - 3000 m

(b) 1000 m - 1500 m

(c) 3500 m - 4000 m

(d) All the above

► (a) 1500 m - 3000 m


25. In the Ganga Brahmaputra delta, Sundari trees are found which provide durable hard timber.

(a) True

(b) False

► (a) True


26. In India, almost entire rainfall is brought in by the advancing south-west monsoon (June to September) and retreating northeast monsoons.

(a) True

(b) False

► (a) True


27. Silver fur is found in the following type of vegetation zone.

(a) Mangrove forests

(b) Thorn forests

(c) Montane forests

(d) Deciduous forests

► (c) Montane forests


28. Where are the Sunderbans located?

(a) West Bengal

(b) Odisha

(c) Andhra Pradesh

(d) None of these

► (a) West Bengal


29. Which of the following vegetations is supported by wet, marshy deltaic soils?

(a) Mangrove forests

(b) Evergreen forests

(c) Montane forests

(d) Deciduous forests

► (a) Mangrove forests


30. Where in India do flamingos migrate to nest in large numbers?

(a) Thar

(b) Rann of Kutch

(c) Coastal areas

(d) Himalayas

► (b) Rann of Kutch


31. The Sunderbans derived their name because

(a) The main tree is Sundari

(b) They are beautiful

(c) They are located in Sunder Nagar

(d) All the above

► (a) The main tree is Sundari

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