Management Of Natural Resources
|Nature Conservation is Our Duty|
Very Short Questions (1 Mark Each)
Q1: What is a natural resource? Give two examples.
Q2: Define sustainable development.
Q3: What does the three R’s stand for to save the environment?
Q4: What do you mean by water – shed management?
Q5: Name the award recently instituted by govt. of India in the memory of Amrita Devi Bishnoi.
Q6: Name the bacteria whose presence in the water indicates its contamination with disease causing microbes.
Q7: Define Bio-diversity.
Q8: Why fossil fuels should be used judiciously?
Q9: Which canal has brought greenery to the areas of Rajasthan?
Q10: State the advantage of constructing a dam across a river?
Q11: Name the place where “Chipko Andolan” organised.
Q12: Name the main constituents of coal and petroleum.
Q13: Name the gas responsible for global warming.
Q14: Who was the leader of Chipko Andolan?
Q15: What is meant by Biodiversity hotspots?
Q16: What is coliform bacteria?
Q17: Name two harmful gases formed by burning of coal?
Short Questions (2 Marks Each)
Q18: What is Chipko Movement? Why should we conserve forests?
Q19: How mining causes pollution?
Q20: Which is better : recycle or reuse? Give reasons.
Q21: Write the aims and two advantages of water shed management.
Q22: Name the main stakeholders in the management of forest resources.
Q23: Name the major industries based on forest products.
Q24: Why is it necessary to conserve forest and wildlife?
Q25: State two disadvantages of constructing a dam.
Q26: A tribe is living near the forest. Name two things which they will commonly use from forest.
Q27: The forest department is managing the forests in India. How does this management affect the people living in and around forest?
Q28: How human activities cause damage to forests?
Q29: Give an example of people’s participation in the management of forests.
Q30: Write two advantages of classifying sources as renewable and non renewable.
Q31: State two reasons of launching "Ganga Action Plan". Which bacteria was found in Ganga water indicating contamination?
Q32: What harm has been caused to alpine meadows since nomadic shepherds have stopped from grazing their cattle in such meadows?
Q33: "Burning of fossil fuels results in global warming" Justify this statement.
Short Questions (3 Marks Each)
Q34: What is water harvesting? Name any two indigenous methods for water harvesting.
Q35: Explain 3 R’s with one example of each.
Q36: Write main uses of fossil fuels.
Q37: Mention three ways to reduce the consumption of coal and petroleum.
Q38: “Save the Narmada movement” activists are protesting to certain problems. What are those problems?
Q39: What are the advantages of water stored in ground?
Q40: What does watershed management emphasise on? List its two advantages.
Long Questions (4/5 Marks each)
Q41: (i) Write the pollutants emitted by the combustion of coal and petroleum.
(ii) Give ways in which you can contribute towards environment – friendliness.
Q42: What is the rain water harvesting? How can it be done at local level? What are its benefits besides ground water recharging?
Q43: (1) List any four measures of conserving forest and water.
(2) What are the ill effects of deforestation on environment?
Q44: Quote three instances where human intervention saved the forests from destruction?
Q45: How management of natural resources should be done? What type of problems emerge out when large dams are constructed?