6th Class Social Science Sample Paper Social Science Sample Paper-8

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    (a) What factors do affect the climate of a place?                                             
    (b) Why do the South-West winds cause rain in India?                  


    (a) Location, altitude, distance from the sea and relief are the factors which affect the climate of a place.
    (b) The South-West winds cause rain in India because:
    (i) During early June, the low pressure condition over the North-Western plain gets intensified.
    (ii) This low pressure which prevails is so powerful that it attracts the South-East trade winds, which, on crossing the equator in the Indian Ocean, acquire South-Westerly direction.
    (iii) As it passes over the equatorial warm current, it brings with them the abundant moisture, which causes rainfall during June to September.                    


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