Class – IV Subject – S.St Chapter – 8 ( Soil and Water ) Day 3







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Class – IV Subject – S.St Chapter – 8 ( Soil and Water ) Day 3

Chapter – 8

Soil and Water

Classwork Assignment

Taught page no. 327 to 330.

A – Word meaning –

  1. erupting – coming out with lot of force

  2. moisture – water

  3. preserve – save

  4. texture – feel

  5. usage – to act of using

  6. replenished – filled up again

Homework Assignment

Read page no. 327 to 330.

B – Answer the following questions :-

Q1. What are different type of soil found in India?

Ans – The different types of soil found in India are-

  1. Alluvial Soil

  2. Black Soil

  3. Red Soil

  4. Laterite Soil

  5. Desert Soil

  6. Mountain Soil

Q2. What is terrace farming?

Ans – The hilly slopes are divided into steps and various kinds of crops like maize , coffee , fruits etc are cultivated here. This type of farming is known as Terrace Farming.

Q3. What is soil erosion?

Ans – When the soil gets washed away by water and wind , this process is known as soil erosion.

Q4. Differentiate between perennial and non-perennial rivers.

Ans – Perennial rivers are ones that arise from the glaciers in Himalayan mountains. Some such rivers are Ganga , Yamuna , Indus and Brahmaputra. These rivers normally have water throughout the year.

2. Non-perennial rivers are ones that  depend on rainfall for their water. Godavari, Krishna and Kaveri are examples of such rivers.

Q5. What are the different artificial freshwater sources?

Ans – The different artificial freshwater sources –

  1. Wells

  2. Tanks

  3. Canals

  4. Dams

Q6. Name the different dams found in India.

Ans – There are many dams in India –

  1. Bhakra Nangal Dam – Satluj

  2. Damodar Valley Project – Damodar

  3. Sardar Sarovar Dam – Narmada

  4. Nagarjuna Sagar Dam – Krishna

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