Grade 4 Discover : Set 9 Copy
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The ancient human civilizations of Egypt, India, Mesopotamia, and China are considered to be some of the first successful attempts at starting an urban society.
All these civilizations had something in common that allowed them to farm, transport goods, and hunt wildlife easily.
What was the common factor?
Something in common that: allowed them to farm, transport goods, and hunt wildlife easily
Shown here is an image of the largest and highest plateau in the world!
The plateau itself was formed by the same geological event that made the Himalayan mountain range some 50 million years ago.
Sometimes called ‘Roof of the World’ because of its extreme elevation, the _____ plateau contains the world’s third largest storage of ice!
Deriving its name from a disputed country located in the area, what is this plateau called?CorrectIncorrect
Many major rivers rise on this Plateau. Two which flow towards or through India are the Indus and the Brahmaputra!
The Indo-Gangetic plain is a fertile, flat, low-lying area that covers the northern portion of the Indian subcontinent.
Spread across eastern Pakistan, northern India, southern Nepal, and all of Bangladesh, this region is home to 40 crore people and is one of the most densely populated areas on the planet!
For which resource are the people of the Indo-Gangetic plains entirely dependent on the snow-capped mountain ranges found to their north?CorrectIncorrect
This ocean is the smallest and shallowest of all the 5 major oceans found on Earth.
While the surface of this ocean is partly covered in sea ice year-round, it is almost completely frozen during the winter months.
Rising temperatures are drastically reducing the amount of sea ice. The loss of sea ice also hurts one of the animals that calls this region home – the Polar Bear!
Which of Earth’s 5 oceans is being described here?CorrectIncorrect
Polar bears are found only in the North Pole.
The Valley of Flowers is a beautiful, world famous meadow found in the northern part of our country.
The valley was formed over time by the Pushpawati river that rises near the mountain Rataban at the base of the Himalayas.
This national park and World Heritage Site is found in which state?CorrectIncorrect
Formed by Pushpawati river which rises at the base of the Himalayas