Saturday, May 11, 2013

CBSE Class 10 - Geography- RESOURCES AND DEVELOPMENT (MCQs)

RESOURCES AND DEVELOPMENT
CBSE Class 10 - Economics - RESOURCES AND DEVELOPMENT (MCQs)
Model City by Peter Griffin

MCQs
Q1(NCERT): Which one of the following type of resource is iron ore?

(a) Renewable
(b) Biotic
(c) Flow
(d) Non-renewable


Q2(NCERT): Under which of the following type of resource can tidal energy be put?

(a) Replenishable
(b) Human-made
(c) Abiotic
(d) Non-recyclable


Q3(NCERT): Which one of the following is the main cause of land degradation in Punjab?

(a) Intensive cultivation
(b) Deforestation
(c) Over irrigation
(d) Overgrazing


Q4(NCERT): In which one of the following states is terrace cultivation practised?

(a) Punjab
(b) Plains of Uttar Pradesh
(c) Haryana
(d) Uttarakhand




Q5(NCERT): In which of the following states is black soil found?

(a) Jammu and Kashmir
(b) Gujarat
(c) Rajasthan
(d) Jharkhand


Q6: Laterite soil is developed in areas with

(a) low temperature and low rainfall
(b) high temperature and low rainfall
(c) low temperature and heavy rainfall
(d) high temperature and heavy rainfall


Q7: Which soils develop a reddish colour due to diffusion of iron in crystalline and metamorphic rocks? 

a) Laterite soil
b) Arid soil
c) Red and Yellow soils
d) Alluvial soil


Q8: Regur soil is the other name of

a) Black soil
b) Alluvial soil
c) Arid soil
d) Laterite soil


Q9: At present, there are about ___ hectares of degraded land in India.
a) 13 million
b) 30 million
c) 130 million
d) 310 million

Q10: The resources which are found in a region but have not been utilised are called:
a) Renewable
b) Non-renewable
c) National
d) Potential

Q11: Cultruable waste land is the piece of land left uncultivated for
a) one or less than one agricultural years
b) more than 5 agricultural years
c) two agricultural years
d) past 1 to 2 years

Q12: 'Laterite' has been derived from the greek word 'later' which means:
a) Mountain
b) Brick
c) Rock
d) Stone

Q13: Which among the following is a type of resource classified on the basis of exhaustability:

a) biotic and abiotic
b) renewable and non-renewable
c) national and individual
d) potential and reserves


Q14: Which one of the following soil is ideal for growing cotton:
a) Regur soil
b) Laterite soil
c) Desert soil
d) Mountainous soil


Q15: How much desired area is required for forest in our country?

a) 16%
b) 20%
c) 23.2%
d) 33%


Q16: In which of the following states is overgrazing responsible for land degradation?
a) Jharkhand and Orissa
b) Madhya pradesh and Rajasthan
c) Punjab and Haryana
d) Kerala and Tamil Nadu


Q17: Which of the following method will not help in soil conservation?
a) Contour Ploughing
b) Strip cropping
c) Creating shelter belts
d) Ploughing up and down the slopes


Q18: Resources which are surveyed and their quality and quantity have been determined for utilization are known as:

a) Potential resources
b) stock
c) developed resources
d) Reserves


Q19: When running water cuts through clayey soil and makes deep channels

a) Gulley erosion
b) Sheet erosion
c) Deforestation
d) Afforestation


Q20: How can the resources be classified on the basis of their origin:

a) biotic and abiotic
b) renewable and non-renewable
c) individual and community
d) potential and reserves




Answers:
1: (d) Non-renewable
2: (a) Replenishable
3: (c) Over irrigation
4: (d) Uttarakhand
5: (b) Gujarat
6: (d) high temperature and heavy rainfall
7: (c) Red and Yellow soils
8: (a) Black soil
9: (c) 130 million
10: (d) Potential
11: (b) more than 5 agricultural years
12: (b) Brick
13: (b) renewable and non-renewable
14: (a) Regur soil
15: (d) 33%
16: (b) Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan
17: (d) Ploughing up and down the slopes
18: (c) developed resources
19: (a) Gulley erosion
20: (a) biotic and abiotic




8 comments:

  1. can u tell me some examples of stock resources

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  2. This questions are very helpful for testing our chapter knowledge

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