20 September, 2018

Class X: More Questions for Practice

CHAPTER 1 - RESOURCE AND DEVELOPMENT

Very Short Answer Questions: 7 x 1 = 07
Q1. In which two states deforestation due to mining has caused land degradation?
Q2. In which type of energy is the state of Rajasthan rich in?
Q3. What is the mountain share in the total land area of India?
Q4. When was the concept of sustainable development discussed for the first time?
Q5. What is a bad land?
Q6. Which term is used to identify the old and new alluvial respectively?
Q7. What are Pastures?

Short Answer Questions: 6 x 3 = 18
Q8. What type of soil is found in the river deltas of eastern coast? Give three main features of this type of soil.
Q9. How have technical and economic development led to more consumption of resources?
Q10. How can we transform materials available in the environment?
Q11. What is Agenda 21 and write are its objectives?
Q12. What is soil erosion? Describe two types of soil erosion.
Q13. Distinguish between resources on the basis of Ownership.

Large Answer Questions: 5 x 5 = 25
Q14. Explain land use pattern in India and why the land under forest has not increased much since 1980-90.
Q15. Land is utilized for various purposes, explain.
Q16. Explain the factors responsible for the formation of soil.
Q17. Explain any five measures of soil conservation.
Q18. Using examples show the classification of resources with the help of a diagram.

 

CHAPTER 3 - WATER RESOURCE

Very Short Answer Questions: 7 x 1 = 07
Q1. What are Inundation channels?
Q2. What is Dam? Give example.
Q3. How much of the surface of the Earth is covered with water? What is the percentage of non-saline in it?
Q4. According to a Swedish expert when scarcity of water occurs?
Q5. How does afforestation in the catchment areas of rivers help?
Q6. What is rain water harvesting?
Q7. Name the region of India which suffers from water scarcity even it is very near to the highest rainfall region of the world?

Short Answer Questions: 6 x 3 = 18
Q8. Explain hoe water becomes a renewable resource?
Q9. Mention three major sources of irrigation in India? Which source of irrigation is most popular in southern states and why?
Q10. "Scarcity of water may be due to bad quality of water." comment.
Q11. Why interstate conflicts over water are becoming common in the modern world?
Q12. What were the different methods of traditional rain-water harvesting?
Q13. How does increasing number of industries exert pressure on existing fresh water resources?

Large Answer Questions: 5 x 5 = 25
Q14. Explain multipurpose river dam projects? Give an account of any four hydraulic structures of ancient India.
Q15. What are tankas? What is its significance?
Q16. What are the ill effects of irrigation? How is it responsible for transforming social landscape?
Q17. Mention any five advantages of multipurpose river dam projects.
Q18. "Need of the hour is to conserve and manage our water resources." Mention any three reasons. Suggest any two ways to conserve water.

 

CHAPTER 4 – AGRICULTURE

Very Short Answer Questions: 7 x 1 = 07
Q1. What is the other name of Operation Flood?
Q2. Name any two agro based industries.
Q3. India is the largest producer as well as the consumer of the world in.
Q4. What is the other name of package technology?
Q5. On what physical factors does shifting agriculture depend?
Q6. Which crop is used as both food and fodder?
Q7. Name some of the major oilseeds produced in India.

Short Answer Questions: 6 x 3 = 18
Q8. Mention any three characteristics of Primitive subsistence farming.
Q9. Highlight any six reasons why an Indian farmer does not want his son to become a farmer.
Q10. Describe the cropping patterns prevalent in India.
Q11. "Green Revolution has made India self-reliant in the production of food grain." List the characteristics of Green Revolution.
Q12. Mention the factors which have influenced the change in the methods of cultivation.
Q13. Describe the geographical conditions required for Rubber plantation.

Large Answer Questions: 5 x 5 = 25
Q14. Define agriculture? Describe any four features of Indian agriculture.
Q15. Describe the features of Tea and Coffee plantation in India.
Q16. Mention any five geographical conditions required for the growth of rice in India.
Q17.Mention important technological and institutional reforms introduced in India after independence in the 1980s and 1990s.
Q18. Describe any five features of the Bloodless Revolution.

 

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