Q.1 Mt. Annapurna is 1000 meters higher the Machhapuchhre, yet is seems lower from the Pokhara valley. Why?
Q.2 Why do many tourists visit Pokhara?
Q.3 Which of the development region has highest annual rainfall?
a) Which of the three places o Western Development Region are covered by the following weather record? Draw three charts to shoe these data. The places are Butwal, Pokhara and Jomsom. They are at a distance of about 150 km. Identify the exact data to the place concerned and mention the same in the chart.
|Average Tem ◦C||13||15||20||23||24||25||25||25||24||21||17||13|
|Rain fall (mm)||24||31||54||124||329||659||912||806||616||189||24||22|
|Average Tem ◦C||4||6||9||12||15||19||19||19||17||12||8||5|
|Rain fall (mm)||7||8||2||16||17||25||43||30||47||36||5||3|
|Average Tem ◦C||18||20||24||29||31||29||28||28||28||26||22||18|
|Rain fall (mm)||13||15||15||20||93||375||722||489||445||142||5||18|
b) According to the above given table of temperature and rainfall of Butwal, Pokhara and Jomsom write short (six lines) description on the variation in temperature and rainfall.
c) Why does the highest rainfall occur in Pokhara and the lowest in Mustang?
Q.5 Why is western Development Region called tourists’ centre?
Q.6 write the physical feature of Western development region in four points.
Q.7 Read the following paragraph and answer the question asked:- There is a great geographical diversity in this region. Two dry valleys lie in the northern part of Annapurna range. The south of this range receives plenty of rainfall. The birth places of historical persons, Prithivi Narayan Shah and Gautam Buddha also lie in this region.
Which development region of Nepal does the above paragraph refer to? Write briefly about the socio-cultural aspect of this development region.
Q.8 Give a brief introduction to the natural environment of the Western Development Region.
Q.9 Machhapuchhre is 1000m lower than Annapurna peak, yet it looks higher. Why?
Q.10 Discuss the major religious and tourist destinations of Western Development Region and prepare their list.
Q.11 Why do so many tourists visit Pokhara?