Question: What are the factors that effect the climate of a place?
Answer: The factors that effect the climate of a place are:
- Latitudes or distance of a place from the equator
- Distance from the sea
Question: On what basis has the earth been divided into temperature zone?
Answer: The earth has been divided into temperature zone on the basis of intensity of heat received from the sun by a particular place.
Question: Describe the torrid zone?
Answer: The torrid zone also know as hot zone as it receives the direct rays of the sun. It extends fro the tropic of cancer (23 1/2°N) Till tropic of capricorn (23 1/2°S). It is divided into north torrid zone and south torrid zone. It has tropical climate.
Question: What is the extent of the temperature zones?
Answer: The temperate zone is divided into north temperate zone and south temperate zone. The north temperate zone extends from tropic of cancer 23 1/2° N to Arctic circle 66 1/2° N. The south temperate zone extends from tropic of capricorn 23 1/2° S to Antarctic circle 66 1/2° S.
Question: Why life is difficult in the frigid zone?
Answer: Life in frigid zone is difficult because of the cold. In some parts the ground is permanently covered with ice.