Climate and adaptation Worksheet-9

Climate and adaptation Worksheet-9



  1. Polar ice cap is found in low latitudes.
  2. Wetlands are among the most naturally fertile areas in the world.
  3. Eutrophic lakes are very deep and lack nutrients.
  4. The climate in the tropics is hot and humid and warm in the temperate regions.
  5. Many animals in hot and dry desert-like climates are diurnal (non nocturnal) in nature.
  6. The climate is warmer at places closer to the equator than the places closer to the poles.
  7. Some animals in cold areas enter into an ‘active’ state during cold winter season.
  8. Many animals in hot and humid climates leave a cooling effect by evaporation from the body viz. active sweating, panting, and licking.
  9. Adaptations may be a physiological adaptation or it may not depend on the way the animal behaves.
  10. Climate describes the weather conditions occurring over a long period of time in a given place.
  11. Animals in hot and humid climates are more dormant during early morning, evening, or night.
  12. Weather describes the changes that take place in the atmosphere at a given place and time.
  13. The climate of the Earth depends on the distance from the sun, altitude, latitude, and humidity.
  14. The tilt of the Earth's axis of rotation with respect to the plane of its orbit around the sun causes day and night on the Earth.
  15. Animals that live in cold areas usually have adaptations to keep their bodies warm by layers of fat deposits, etc.
  16. Camels have thick lips which help them to survive in the desert heat.


Answer Key:

  1. False
  2. True
  3. False
  4. True
  5. False
  6. True
  7. False
  8. True
  9. False
  10. True
  11. False
  12. True
  13. True
  14. False
  15. True
  16. True