Geography is a fascinating subject that helps us understand the Earth’s surface, its natural features, and human activities that impact it. NCERT Class 6 Geography Chapter 1 is an introduction to geography, covering fundamental concepts such as maps, globes, compass, and scale.
In this blog post, we’ll go over these questions and answers to help students solidify their understanding of the fundamental concepts of geography.
class 6 geography chapter 1 questions and answers
Q1. What is Geography?
Ans: Geography is the study of the Earth’s surface, its landforms, and the natural and human features on it.
Q2. What is a globe?
Ans: A globe is a three-dimensional representation of the Earth.
Q3. What is the Equator?
Ans: The Equator is an imaginary line that divides the Earth into the Northern and Southern Hemispheres.
Q4. What is a map?
Ans: A map is a two-dimensional representation of the Earth’s surface.
Q5. What is a compass?
Ans: A compass is an instrument used to determine direction.
Q6. What is a map scale?
Ans: A map scale is a ratio that shows the relationship between the distance on the map and the actual distance on the Earth’s surface.
Q7. Name the seven continents of the world–
Ans; The seven continents of the world are Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Antarctica, Europe, and Australia.