Thursday, December 24, 2015

CBSE Class 10 - Science - CH 16 - Management Of Natural Resources (Question Bank)

 Management Of Natural Resources 

CBSE Class 10 - Science - CH 16 - Management Of Natural Resources (Question Bank)
Nature Conservation is Our Duty

(Question Bank)


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?

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