Human Environment - Settlement, Transport and Communication
NCERT Chapter Solution
Q1: What are the four means of transport?
Answer: Four major means of transport are:
Q2: What do you understand by the term ‘settlement’?
Answer: Settlement is a place where people build their homes. It can be temporary or permanent.
Q3: Which are the activities practised by the rural people?
Answer: Rural people practise various activities like agriculture, fishing, forestry, crafts work and trading etc.
Q4: Mention any two merits of railways.
Answer: Merits of railways are:
i. carry heavy goods.
ii. carry people to long distances quickly and cheaply.
Q5: What do you understand by communication?