NCERT Class 6 Geography Chapter 5 | Major Domains Of The Earth | One Word Answers | MCQ

Here are one word answers or multiple choice questions that could be asked from NCERT Class 6 Geography Chapter 5 Major Domains Of The Earth.

1. The only planet that supports life

Earth

2. The solid portion of the earth on which we live ………………………

Lithosphere

3. The area of the earth’s surface covered by water

Hydrosphere

4. The zone which contains all forms of life

Biosphere

5. The area where we can find land, water and air together

Biosphere

6. The large landmasses on earth’s surface ………………………

Continents

7. First men to climb Mt. Everest

Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norhay

8. First woman to climb Mt. Everest

Junko Tabei

9. The highest peak in the world

Mt. Everest

10. The greatest depth

Mariana Trench in Pacific Ocean

11. The number of continents in the world

Seven

12. Which mountain separates Europe from Asia?

Ural Mountains

13. Which latitude passes through Asia?

Tropic of Cancer

14. Arctic Circle passes through ……………………..

Europe

15. The largest continent in the world

Asia

16. The second largest continent in the world

Africa

17. The only continent through which the Tropic of Cancer, Equator and Tropic of Capricorn pass

Africa

18. World’s largest hot desert

Sahara

19. Sahara desert is in ……………………..

Africa

20. The narrow strip of land connecting North America to South America

Isthmus of Panama

21. The largest river in the world

Amazon in South America

22. Longest mountain range in the world

Andes in South America

23. Smallest continent in the world

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Australia

24. Island continent

Australia

25. Which continents lie entirely in Southern hemisphere?

Australia and Antarctica

26. India’s research stations in Antarctica

Maitri and Dakshin Gangotri

27. The largest ocean in the world

Pacific Ocean

28. Second largest ocean

Atlantic Ocean

29. The only ocean named after a country

Indian Ocean

30. The narrow stretch of water connecting Arctic Ocean to Pacific Ocean

Berring Srait

31. The five layers of atmosphere

Troposphere, Stratosphere, Mesosphere, Thermosphere, Exosphere

32. Which gas makes up 78% of the atmosphere?

Nitrogen

33. What percent of the earth’s atmosphere is constituted by oxygen?

21%

34. Temperature …………………………. as we go upwards

Decreases

35. Narrow passage of water connecting two large water bodies

Strait

36. Narrow strip of land connecting two landmasses

Isthmus

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