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1 INDIAN SCHOOL MUSCAT MIDDLE SECTION DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SCIENCE THE FOUR REALMS OF THE EARTH Name: Class VI Sec. Roll No: Date: I NAME THE FOLLOWING: 1. The solid surface layer of the Earth: 2. The most populous continent in the world: 3. The second largest Continent on the Earth: 4. The largest hot desert in the world: 5. The world s smallest continent: 6. The part of the Earth that is covered by water: 7. The largest coral reef on the Earth: 8. The largest and the deepest Ocean: 9. The second largest and the busiest Ocean: 10. The total weight of the air above any point: 11. The uneven rise of the Earth s temperature: II FILL IN THE BLANKS 1. The four realms of the Earth are,, and 2. The three main components of the Earth are, and 3. The two main features on the earth s surface are the and 4. The entire Asian continent lies in the and Hemisphere. 5. The Mountains and the Sea separate Asia from Europe on the West. 6. Europe and Asia together are called 7. is a peninsula surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean, the Mediterranean Sea and the North Sea. 8. The Canal is one of the busiest marine routes in the world.africa is bounded by the on the west, the on the east and south, the on the north and on the north-east. 9. The Isthmus of links North America to South America. 10. The North and South America are named after the Italian explorer 11. Australia gets its name from the Latin word meaning

2 12. The Indian Research stations at Antarctica are known as and 13. Water is transferred from the Earth s surface to the atmosphere through 14. Oceans cover % of the Earth s surface. 15. The lowest point on the surface of the Earth is in the Mariana Trench. 16. The Arctic is connected to the Pacific by a narrow stretch of shallow water body called the 17. are the horizontal movements of sea water caused by many factors including wind and the Earth s movement. 18. The three major movements of the ocean waters are, and 19. The word atmosphere is derived from meaning 20. The is also known as Antarctic Ocean. III GIVE ONE WORD FOR THE FOLLOWING The largest continent in the world: A narrow strip of land connecting to larger land areas: The Greenwich Meridian passes through this continent: The only continent through which the Equator, the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn passes through: The longest river in the world: The world s largest and second longest river: The world s longest mountain range: It is called land down under: Moving air: This gas causes global warming: IV MATCH THE FOLLOWING: S.No Column A S.No Column B Responses 1. Lithosphere a Earth Life giving gas b Antarctic Ocean Atlantic Ocean c Ozone layer Southern Ocean d Crust Stratosphere e Oxygen Blue Planet f Milwaukee Deep 6. V STATE WHETHER THE FOLLOWING STATEMENTS ARE TRUE OR FALSE: 1. The lithosphere is generally referred to as the crust: 2. Most of the land masses lie in the Northern Hemisphere: 3. Oxygen and Nitrogen form 99% of the atmosphere: 4. Suez Canal has increased the distance between Europe and India by 7000km: 5. Air always moves from a region of high pressure to a low pressure:

3 VI DEFINE THE FOLLOWING IN ONE POINT: 1. Tides 2. Waves 3. Greenhouse Effect 4. Biosphere 5. Continents VII GIVE REASON ( ONE POINT): 1. The Earth is called a unique planet. 2. Australia is called an island continent. 3. Antarctica is often referred to as the isolated continent. 4. Fresh water is a critical resource.. VIII ANSWER THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS IN TWO POINTS 1. How is Africa separated from Europe and Asia? 2. Why is Antarctica called as the Icy Continent? 3. Define water cycle. Mention the different processes in the water cycle. 4. What is condensation? 5. Explain precipitation. Mention the different forms of precipitation. 6. Mention any two factors which make life possible on Earth? IX ANSWER THE FOLLOWING QUESTION IN FOUR POINTS 1 What are biomes? What factors affect them? X ON THE OUTLINE MAP OF THE WORLD, MARK AND NAME THE FOLLOWING CONTINENTS AND THE OCEANS S.NO. CONTINENTS S.NO. OCEANS 1 ASIA 8 PACIFIC OCEAN 2 AFRICA 9 ATLANTIC OCEAN 3 NORTH AMERICA 10 INDIAN OCEAN 4 SOUTH AMERICA 11 ARCTIC OCEAN 5 EUROPE 12 SOUTHERN OCEAN 6 ANTARCTICA 7 AUSTRALIA

4 XI ON THE OUTLINE MAP OF THE WORLD,MARK AND NAME THE FOLLOWING: 1. Mediterranean Sea 2. Caspian Sea 3. Sahara Desert 4. Suez Canal 5. Panama Canal 6. River Nile 7. River Amazon 8. Bering Strait 9. Andes Mountains 10. Ural Mountains

5 XII LABEL THE DIAGRAM: A. B. C. D.

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