NATURAL VEGETATION AND WILDLIFE
|Munnar Hills (Kerala)|
Q & A based on Class 9 NCERT Chapter
Q1: Name the different types of vegetation identified in India.
Answer: The following major types of vegetation may be identified in India.
ⅰ Tropical Rain Forests
ⅱ Tropical Deciduous Forests
ⅲ Tropical Thorn Forests and Scrubs
ⅳ Montane Forests
ⅴ Mangrove Forests
Q2: Mention any three features of the tropical evergreen forests.
① These forests are found in the areas of heavy rainfall, i.e., Western Ghats, the Island groups of Lakshadweep, Andaman and Nicobar, upper parts of Assam and Tamil Nadu coast.
②The trees in these forest reach great heights up to 60 metres or even above.
③ As such, these forests appear green all the year round. It is because there is no definite time for trees to shed their leaves.
Q3: Why is natural vegetation in large part of India no more natural?