(i) An ______ is a piece of land surrounded by water on all sides.
Ans: An Island is a piece of land surrounded by water on all sides.
A piece of land that is completely surrounded by water on all sides is known as an island. A group of islands is called an archipelago.
(ii) ______ is the purest source of water.
Ans: Rainwater is the purest source of water.
Rainwater is the purest source of natural water. In the case of the sun, the rainwater comes straight from the condensation of vapor. The water evaporates from ponds, lakes, and rivers.
(iii) Flat lands are called ______.
Ans: Flat lands are called Plain.
The flat land is called 'Plain'.
(i) The lowlands between the hills or mountains is known as
A valley is a stretch of low land between two mountain or hill ranges.
(ii) A large area of dry land covered with sand is called a
A large area of land covered with sand is called desert.
(i) Name the various landforms present on the earth.
Ans: Mountains, hills, plateaux, and plains are the four major types of landforms on the earth.
(ii) How is our earth unique?
Ans: The third planet from the sun, Earth is the only place in the known universe confirmed to host life. Earth is the fifth largest planet in our solar system, and it's the only one known for sure to have liquid water on its surface.
(i) High hills are called plains.
A high land with a round top is called a hill. Very high hills with sharp tops (peaks) are called mountains.
(ii) The flat top of a plateau is called a tableland.
Plateaus are called 'tablelands' as they resemble tables in the sense that they are elevated and high.
(iii) Small water-body is called pond.
Pond – a body of water smaller than a lake, especially those of artificial origin.
(i) What is the difference between an island and a hill?
(ii) Where do we live?
Ans: We live in India.
(iii) Name the various water-bodies present on the earth.
Ans: Various water bodies are:
(iv) Why do deserts have few plants?
Ans: Very few plants are found in deserts because the desert has a very difficult terrain and climate. Very few plants are able to adapt to the desert conditions and survive in the hot and dry climate.
|1. What is the article "Our Earth - 1 Class 2" about?|
|2. What are some important features of the Earth mentioned in the article?|
|3. How does the Earth benefit living organisms?|
|4. Why is it important to take care of the Earth?|
|5. How can individuals contribute to the conservation of the Earth?|