NCERT Solutions for Class 9 Geography updated 2021-22
NCERT Solutions for Class 9 Geography are prepared by the inhouse subject experts who have a vast experience in the teaching field. The PDF version of chapter wise solutions are absolutely free of cost and free to download. Students who are not able to answer the questions from the NCERT Textbook can refer to these solutions. The faculty curate the solutions in order to help students score more in the Class 9 exam irrespective of their IQ levels.
These NCERT Solutions for Class 9 Geography also help clear up any doubts that may arise regarding the subject. Students can access these Chapter-wise solutions from the respective links given in the table below:
To learn most of these chapters, students are requested to first study the subject thoroughly from the textbooks. They are then advised to try and solve the solutions by themselves before checking the answers. If they are unable to solve any questions, they can learn the answers and try them again. Those who practise these NCERT Solutions regularly will find it easier to score marks in the exam.
NCERT Solutions for Class 9 Geography Chapter Overview
Chapter 1: India Size and Location – Term I
This chapter takes you through an insightful journey of India’s enormous size and geographical location. The exercise contains 4 questions, and the answers to all of them are provided in the solutions. Apart from these questions, one question is based on map skills. Under the project and activity section, 2 questions are given, so that students can explore more about India’s size and location.
Topics Covered in Class 9 Geography Chapter 1 India Size and Location for First Term:
- Size and Location
- India and the World
- India’s Neighbours
List of Map Items in Class 9 Geography Chapter 1 India Size and Location for First Term:
- India-States with Capitals, Tropic of Cancer, Standard Meridian
Chapter 2: Physical Features of India – Term I
The land of India displays great physical variation. Geologically, the peninsular plateau constitutes one of the ancient landmasses on the earth’s surface. The Himalayas and the Northern Plains are the most recent landforms. In this chapter, students will know about the physical features of India. The exercise contains 6 regular questions and one map-based question.
Topics Covered in Class 9 Geography Chapter 2 Physical Features of India for First Term:
- Major Physiographic Divisions
List of Map Items in Class 9 Geography Chapter 2 Physical Features of India for First Term:
- Mountain Ranges: The Karakoram, The Zasker, The Shivalik, The Aravali, The Vindhya, The Satpura, Western & Eastern Ghats
- Mountain Peaks – K2, Kanchan Junga, Anai Mudi
- Plateau – Deccan Plateau, Chotta Nagpur Plateau, Malwa Plateau
- Coastal Plains – Konkan, Malabar, Coromandel & Northern Circar
Chapter 3: Drainage – Term II
The chapter will help students to understand the river system of India. The exercise questions are mainly based on the topic such as water divide, river basin of India, peninsular rivers, benefits of rivers and lakes and the importance of rivers for the country’s economy. A few questions are also based on maps and project activities.
Topics Covered in Class 9 Geography Chapter 3 Drainage for Second Term:
- Major rivers and tributaries
- Role of rivers in the economy
- Pollution of rivers
List of Map Items in Class 9 Geography Chapter 3 Drainage for Second Term:
- Rivers: (Identification only)
- The Himalayan River Systems-The Indus, The Ganges, and The Satluj
- The Peninsular rivers-The Narmada, The Tapi, The Kaveri, The Krishna, The Godavari, The Mahanadi
- Lakes: Wular, Pulicat, Sambhar, Chilika
Chapter 4: Climate – Term II
The world is divided into a number of climatic regions. In this chapter, students will learn about the type of climate that India has and why it is so. At the end of the chapter, the exercise consists of 8 questions. Out of which, one is MCQ type, some are short answer questions, some are based on the reasons, and some are descriptive one.
Topics Covered in Class 9 Geography Chapter 4 Climate for Second Term:
- Climatic Controls
- Factors influencing India’s climate
- The Indian Monsoon
- Distribution of Rainfall
- Monsoon as a unifying bond
List of Map Items in Class 9 Geography Chapter 4 Climate for Second Term:
- Areas receiving rainfall less than 20 cm and over 400 cm (Identification only)
Chapter 5: Natural Vegetation and Wildlife – Term II
India has a vast variety of flora and fauna, forests and wildlife. In this chapter, students will learn about them in-depth. The chapter also consists of 2 maps, one explaining the India Natural Vegetation and the other explaining India’s Wildlife Reserves. The exercise has 6 questions, out of which one is an MCQ, one is a short answer question and one is based on distinguishing between two topics, and the remaining questions are descriptive in nature.
Topics Covered in Class 9 Geography Chapter 5 Natural Vegetation and Wildlife for Second Term:
- Factors affecting Vegetation
- Vegetation types
- Wild Life Conservation
List of Map Items in Class 9 Geography Chapter 5 Natural Vegetation and Wildlife for Second Term:
- Vegetation Type: Tropical Evergreen Forest, Tropical Deciduous Forest, Thorn Forest, Montane Forests and Mangrove- For identification only
- National Parks: Corbett, Kaziranga, Ranthambor, Shivpuri, Kanha, Simlipal & Manas
- Bird Sanctuaries: Bharatpur and Ranganthitto
- Wild Life Sanctuaries: Sariska, Mudumalai, Rajaji, Dachigam (Location and Labelling)
Chapter 6: Population
Population is a pivotal element in Social Studies. It is the point of reference from which all other elements are observed. ‘Resources’, ‘calamities’ and ‘disasters’ are all meaningful, only in relation to human beings. Their numbers, distribution, growth and characteristics or qualities provide the basic background for understanding and appreciating all aspects of the environment. So, in this chapter, students will get to know how the population plays an important role in the development of India. The exercise has 6 questions, and students can find the answers to all in the solutions, through the links provided above