Geography Grade 6 #1

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Geography Grade 6 #1

Grade 6 Geography for Sri Lanka schools - Chapter 1 of Grade 6 text book


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Why does man need a shelter?
    • A. 

      To get protection from the rain

    • B. 

      To get protection from wild animals

    • C. 

      To get protection from the environment

  • 2. 
    In the early days, man built his home according to his
    • A. 

      Tastes

    • B. 

      Capabilities

    • C. 

      Environment

  • 3. 
    Eskimos live in igloss in the winter and live in ............................ for the hot season
    • A. 

      Natural caves

    • B. 

      Caves made by digging

    • C. 

      Tents made of animal hides

  • 4. 
    Name the things you need to build a house
    • A. 

      Land, plan, bricks and cement

    • B. 

      Land, plan approved by Municipal Council, money

    • C. 

      Land, cement, bricks and water, money

  • 5. 
    Name a town to the south of Colombo
    • A. 

      Jaffna

    • B. 

      Anuradhapura

    • C. 

      Galle

  • 6. 
    Name a town to the West of Badulla
    • A. 

      Colombo

    • B. 

      Batticaloa

    • C. 

      Anuradhapura

  • 7. 
    Name two towns on the North East coast of Sri Lanka.
    • A. 

      Trincomalee and Batticaloa

    • B. 

      Galle and Hambantota

    • C. 

      Negombo and Colombo

  • 8. 
    Where is the Meteorological Department situated?
    • A. 

      Navam Mawatha

    • B. 

      Dharmapala Mawatha

    • C. 

      Bauddhaloka Mawatha

  • 9. 
    Weather is the atmospheric condition in a certain area for a long period of time.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Weather includes measurement of the following:
    • A. 

      Temperature

    • B. 

      Visibility

    • C. 

      Pollution

    • D. 

      Rainfall

    • E. 

      Direction and speed of wind

    • F. 

      Humidity

    • G. 

      Water cycle

  • 11. 
    Heavy rain can cause
    • A. 

      Landslides

    • B. 

      Soil erosion

    • C. 

      Rise in temperature

  • 12. 
    Temperature is measured in
    • A. 

      Fahrenheit

    • B. 

      Kilometres

    • C. 

      Celsius

  • 13. 
    Rainfall is measured by using a 
    • A. 

      Rain gauge

    • B. 

      Ruler

    • C. 

      Water level at tanks

  • 14. 
    Wind is the movement of cold air to fill the vaccum created by the rising of warm air.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    The speed of the wind is measured in kilometers per hour using a
    • A. 

      Wind direction indicator

    • B. 

      Anemometer

    • C. 

      Seismograph

  • 16. 
    What is the instrument in the picture?
    • A. 

      Rain gauge

    • B. 

      Wind direction indicator

    • C. 

      Anemometer

  • 17. 
    What is correct order of clouds in ascending order from the earth?
    • A. 

      Stratus, Cumulus, Altostratus, Altonimbus, Cumulonimbus, Cirrocumulus, Cirrus

    • B. 

      Stratus, Altostratus, Altonimbus, Cumulus, Cumulonimbus, Cirrocumulus, Cirrus

    • C. 

      Stratus, Cirrus, Cirrocumulus, Cumulus, Altostratus, Altonimbus, Cumulonimbus

  • 18. 
    What is this cloud?
    • A. 

      Cumulus

    • B. 

      Stratus

    • C. 

      Cirrus

  • 19. 
    What is this cloud?
    • A. 

      Altonimbus

    • B. 

      Cumulus

    • C. 

      Stratus

  • 20. 
    Alto cumulus clouds are about ............................ km above the earth.
    • A. 

      1.5

    • B. 

      4.5

    • C. 

      14

  • 21. 
    Mark the people who need to know about the weather.
    • A. 

      Sailor

    • B. 

      Fisherman

    • C. 

      Pilot

    • D. 

      Doctor

    • E. 

      Farmer

    • F. 

      Vet

  • 22. 
    Mark the uses of trees
    • A. 

      Gives medicine

    • B. 

      Gives shelter

    • C. 

      Gives food

    • D. 

      Wood for making furniture

    • E. 

      Protecting water resources

    • F. 

      Beautifying the environment

    • G. 

      Drying clothes

  • 23. 
    Mark the uses of animals
    • A. 

      Protects us

    • B. 

      Supplies nutritious food

    • C. 

      Helps in activities

    • D. 

      A friend

    • E. 

      Enriches the soil

    • F. 

      Propagates plants

    • G. 

      Pollinates plants

    • H. 

      Bites others

  • 24. 
    The crops grown by man will change according to the physical features, the climate and the soil.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Mark the factors needed for industry
    • A. 

      Land

    • B. 

      Labour

    • C. 

      Machinery

    • D. 

      Raw Materials

    • E. 

      Fuel

    • F. 

      Markets

    • G. 

      Transportation

    • H. 

      Distribution

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