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Major Domains Of The Earth

Question 1:

Answer the following questions briefly.

(a) What are the four major domains of the Earth?

(b) Name the major continents of the Earth.

(c) Name the two continents that lie entirely in the Southern Hemisphere.

(d) Name the different layers of atmosphere.

(e) Why is the Earth called the ‘blue planet’?

(f) Why is the Northern Hemisphere called the Land Hemisphere?

(g) Why is the biosphere important for living organisms?

Answer:

(a) The four major domains of the Earth are: lithosphere, hydrosphere, atmosphere and biosphere.

(b) The seven major continents of the Earth are: Asia, Europe, Africa, North America, South America, Australia and Antarctica.

(c) The two continents that lie entirely in the So...

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