Samacheer Kalvi Class 7 Geography Chapter 2 Landforms Solutions

Samacheer Kalvi Class 7 Geography Chapter 2 Landforms Solutions

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Landforms Chapter 2 Solutions :

(1) __ is a deposition of river sediments along the foot-hills.

(a) Plunge pool

(b) Alluvial fan

(c) Flood plain

(d) Delta

Correct Option → (b)

Alluvial fan is a deposition of river sediments along the foot-hills.

(2) Courtallam falls is located across the ____ river

(a) Cauvery

(b) Pennar

(c) Chittar

(d) Vaigai

Correct Option → (c)

Courtallam falls is located across the Chittar river.

(3) The landform created by glacial deposition is

(a) Cirque

(b) Arete

(c) Moraine

(d) Tarn lake

Correct Option → (c)

The landform created by glacial deposition is Moraine

(4) Large deposits of loess are found in

(a) USA

(b) India

(c) China

(d) Brazil

Correct option – (c)

Large deposits of loess are found in China.

(II) Fill in the blanks

(1) The process of breaking and crumbling of rocks is __

(2) The place where the river joins a lake or a sea is known as __

(3) Inselbergs are found in the __ desert in South Africa.

(4) A cirque is known as __ in Germany.

(5) The longest beach in the world is __

(1) → Weathering

(2) → River mouth

(3) → Kalahari

(4) → Kar

(5) → Miami

(III) Match the following

(1) Breaking and crumbling of rocks – Glacier

(2) Abandoned meander loops – Barchans

(3) Large body of moving ice – Lagoon

(4) Crescent shaped sand dunes – Weathering

(5) Vembanad lake – Oxbow lake

(1) Breaking and crumbling of rocks → Weathering

(2) Abandoned meander loops → Oxbow lake

(3) Large body of moving ice → Glacier

(4) Crescent shaped sand dunes → Barchans

(IV) Consider the following statement and tick the appropriate answer

(1) Assertion (A) : The deltas are formed near the mouth of the river

Reason (R) : The velocity of the river becomes slow when it approaches the sea.

(a) Both A and R are correct

(b) A is correct and R is wrong

(c) A is wrong and R is correct

(d) Both A and R are wrong

Both A and R are correct.

(2) Assertion (A) : The deltas are formed near the mouth of the river

Reason (R) : The velocity of the river becomes slow when it approaches the sea.

(a) Both A and R are correct

(b) A is correct and R is wrong

(c) A is wrong and R is correct

(d) Both A and R are wrong

The correct option is – (a)

Both A and R are correct.

(1) Define erosion.

Erosion is the process of destruction of land by air water or other natural agents.

(2) What is a plunge pool?

Over the rocky beds of hilly stream more of less circular depression called potholes from because of stream erosion aided by the abrasion of rock fragments.

(3) How are Ox – bow lakes formed?

The edges of the meander loop move closer and closer as a result of continuous erosion. In this way two ends are attached at a time. As a result it is separated from the main river and froms a pond. Which is known as oxbow lake.

(4) Name the major landforms formed by glacial erosion.

Cirque, Aretes, U’ Shaped Valley are major landfroms formed by glacial erosion.

(5) Give a note on Mushroom rocks.

If the lower part of a rock is more eroded as a result of wind erosion, it looks like mushrooms, it is called mushrooms rock.

(6) What is a lagoon? Give an example.

The lagoon is a lakes isolated from the sea.

Example : Chilka lake in Odisha.

(VI) Distinguish the following

(1) Tributary and Distributary

• Tributary :

(1) When a few small rivers join a main river, it is called a tributary.

(2) Tributary rivers supply water to the main river.

(3) These rivers are formed from glacier springs etc.

• Distributary :

(1) When the main river divides into many branches, it is called a distributary.

(2) Water is supplied to these rivers from the main river.

(3) The distributaries are formed from the main river.

(2) ‘V’ shaped valley and ‘U’ shaped valley

• V shaped valley :

(1) V shaped valleys are formed mainly as a result of river erosion.

(2) This valley can be seen all over the world except the icy regions.

(3) Example – grand canyon

• U shaped valley :

(1) U shaped valleys are formed mainly as a result of glacier erosion.

(2) Such valleys are commonly found in high mountain glaciers region.

(3) Example – Leh Valley in Ladakh

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Updated: August 1, 2023 — 5:18 am