GREENLAND – THE LA ND OF ICE AND SNOW
I NAME THE FOLLOWING:
a. Nuuk, the capital of Greenland, was earlier known as :_______________
b. The Inuit used these boats for fishing in the sea: ____________
c. Jackets with hoods lined with fur are called: ______________
d. The biggest town in Greenland: ____________
e. A large flat area of frozen land around the North Pole: ______________
f. They pose great danger to ships in the sea: _____________
g. The largest island in the world: _________________
h. This passes through the southern part of Greenland: _______________
i. The second biggest town in Greenland: _______________
II FILL IN THE BLANKS:
a. The capital of Greenland is ____________
b. ________________ was the first European who visited Greenland.
c. Most of Greenland lies in the _______________ Hemisphere.
d. The _________________ were the original inhabitants of Greenland.
e. _________________ is the major industry in Greenland.
f. Temporary houses made of blocks of ice are called ______________
g. _______________ is a very large piece of ice floating in the sea.
h. ________________ means ‘eaters of raw meat’.
i. Plants like cotton grass and lichen grow in Greenland during the _________________-months.
j. The warmest part of Greenland is the ________________coast
III IDENTIFY THE FOLLOWING PICTURES
IV ANSWER THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS IN 2 POINTS:
1 Describe the wildlife of Greenland.
2 What are icebergs? In what ways are they dangerous?
V ANSWER THE FOLLOWING QUESTION IN 3 POINTS.
3 What do the Eskimos wear during the winter season?
VI ANSWER THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS IN FOUR POINTS:
4 Describe the climate of Greenland.
5 Write a short note on the Eskimos.
VII IN THE GIVEN OUTLINE MAP OF GREENLAND MARK AND LABEL THE FOLLOWING :
A. NUUK B. ARCTIC CIRCLE C. ARCTIC OCEAN D. BAFFIN BAY
E.DAVIS STRAIT F. DENMARK STRAIT G GREENLAND SEA
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