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class VII

Key Concepts

factors affecting vegetation, types of forests, grasslands, tropical evergreen forest, deciduous forest, mediterranean coniferous, temperate grasslands, adaptation

essential questions

How does vegetation changes with change in climate?
Why do all places have same type of vegetation and all kinds of wildlife?
How does change in latitude affect the vegetation?


  1. Where are ebony and mahogany tree found? a) Tropical evergreen  b) Tropical deciduous  c) Temperate evergreen d) Temperate deciduous forest
  2. What are the important varieties of temperate evergreen forest? a) rosewood  b) teak  c) pine d) neem
  3. What are the reasons for the growth of vegetation: a) Temperature and moisture  b) only temperature c) only moisture d) dry climate
  4. Which forests comprise both hard and soft wood trees: a) tropical evergreen  b) Tropical deciduous  c) Temperate evergreen  d) temperate deciduous
  5. What are coniferous forest also known as: a) Tundra b) Mediterranean c) Taiga d) None
  6. Which is the largest snake found in tropical rain forest: a) anaconda  b) black cobra  c) two mouth snake  d) None
  7. In which seasons do plants shed their leaves in temperate deciduous forests: a) dry season b) wet season  c) both a and b  d) none
  8. What is the meaning of Taiga in Russian language: a) soft  b) pure c) beautiful d) lovely
  9. Name the animal found in tropical grasslands: a) camel b) Monkey c) Giraffe d) cow
  10. Where are the Pampas found: a) Argentina  b) East Africa c) Brazil  d) Venezuela
  11. Where are Mosses and lichens found: a) desert vegetation b) tropical evergreen c) tundra d) none
  12. Where are thorny bushes found: a) Hot and humid tropical climate b) Hot and dry c) cold polar climate  d) cold and humid climate
  13.  A change in height changes the ____ a) Climate  b) Natural vegetation  c) Both a and b
  14. ____ forest are also called Taiga. a) coniferous  b) tropical evergreen  c) tropical deciduous  d) Temperate deciduous
  15.  The following forest type does not have much wildlife_____ a) coniferous  b) Mediterranean  c) tropical deciduous  d) temperate deciduous
  16. The Arctic owl is found ____ a) Temperate grassland b) tropical grasslands  c) Tundra vegetation  d) coniferous forest
  17. Which forest are considered the lungs of the earth: a) Tropical evergreen forest  b) temperate deciduous  c) Tropical deciduous
  18. Which forest are popularly known as the orchards of the world: a) Temperate evergreen  b) Mediterranean  c) Temperate deciduous forest
  19. Temperate grasslands are found in: a) Africa  b) Brazil  c) Venezuela


  1.  A change in height changes the ____ a) Climate  b) Natural vegetation  c) Both a and b

Match the following:

Column I                                   Column II

  1. Savanna                              Venezula
  2. Campos                               East Africa
  3. Pampas                               Brazil
  4. Llanos                                  Argentina

Fill in the blanks: ( Tropical grasslands, forests, tropical deciduous forests, natural vegetation)

  1. ____ varies from region to region due to the difference in temperature and moisture
  2. _____ grow where temperature and rainfall are plentiful to support a tree cover.
  3. Monkeys and Langoors are found in the______
  4. ______ grasslands occurs on either side o the equator and extend till the tropics




Identify the forest and grasslands with the place:

  1. Prairies: _____:: _____: Africa
  2. Savanna : _____:: ______: Venezuela
  3. Pampas :_____ :: ______ : Australia
  4. Campos:______:: _____ :Temperate grassland
  5. Thorny bushes: ______:: Mosses: ______