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CBSE Class 10 - Social Science - Geography - Chapter: Resources and Development - Question Bank (2019-20)(#CBSEclass10Geography)(#eduvictors)

Chapter: Resources and Development Question Bank (2019-20)

CBSE Class 10 - Social Science - Geography 
CBSE Class 10 - Social Science - Geography - Chapter: Resources and Development - Question Bank (2019-20)(#CBSEclass10Geography)(#eduvictors)


Very Short Answer Type (1 marks) Questions 

1. Who wrote the book "Small is Beautiful"?

2. Which type of soil is found in the river deltas of the Eastern Coast?

3. Write the two types of renewable resources.

4. From which Five Year Plan has India made concerted efforts for achieving the goals of resource planning?

5. Give any two factors which determine the land use pattern of a nation.

6. How much degraded land is present in India? 7. By which name is the bad land known in Chambal basin?

8. Name the institution which is empowered by the government of India to acquire land?

9. What is strip cropping?



10. Name the way which helps the sand dune to stabilization.

11. Name the areas where terrace farming is practiced in India?

12. Why are the lower horizons of the soil occupied by Kankar?

13. Name the soil which is suitable for the cropping of cashew nuts.

14. Name the nutrient in which black soils is poor?

15. Name any two nutrients which are found in black soils?

16. Mention the reason due to which red soils looks red?

17. Name the soils which are well known for their capacity to hold moisture.

18. Which region of India is known as Basalt region?

19. In which state overgrazing is the main reason of land degradation in India?

20. Where was first international earth summit held?

21. Coal, iron ore, petroleum, diesel etc. are the examples of which resources?

22. Which term is used to identify the old and new alluvial respectively?

23. Which soil is best for cotton cultivation?

24. How much percentage of forest area in the country according to the National Forest Policy.

25. Which type of soil develops due to high temperature and evaporation ?

26. Which resources can be acquired by the Nation ?

27. What is responsible for sheet erosion ?

28. Which method is used to break up the force of wind?

29. What is the main cause of land degradation in Madhya Pradesh?

30. What do you mean by the sustainable development ?

31. What steps can be taken to control soil erosion in hilly areas ?

32. When and why was the Rio-de-Janero Earth summit held ?

33. Write two characteristics each of Khadar and Bangar ?

34. What type of soil is found in river deltas of the eastern coast ? Give three main features of this type of soil.

35. What do you, mean by land use pattern ? Name the factors that determine the use of land.


Short Answer Type (3 marks) Questions

1. What was the main contribution of the Brundtland Commission Report, 1987?

2. Define resources? Name some resources?

3. Explain the interdependent relationship between nature, technology and institutions.

4. “Resources are a function of human activities”. Elaborate the statement with suitable arguments.

5. Classify resources on the basis of origin. Give examples.

6. Classify resources on the basis of exhaustibility. Write examples.

7. List the problems caused due to the indiscriminate use of resources by human being?

8. What was agenda 21?

9. Write a short note on Rio de Janeiro Earth Summit, 1992.

10. What is resource planning? Why is resource planning essential?

11. Define sustainable development? What are their importances?

12. Explain the three steps that involved in the complex process of resource planning?

13. How far it is correct to say that the availability of resources is a necessary condition for the development of any region? Explain.

14. Explain the relationship between the process of colonization and rich resources of colonies.

15. What are the different factors that determine land use?

16. What type of relief covers most of India‟s land? Explain.

17. What is the reason behind the availability of Land use data for only 93 percent of the total geography area of India?

18. Why does the net sown area vary from one state to another?

19. Distinguish between Khadar and Bhangar.

20. How is land a natural resource of utmost importance? Explain with suitable arguments.

21. What is soil erosion? Explain the major types of soil erosion?

22. Explain the two types of water erosion.

23. Which type of soil is found in the river deltas of the eastern coast? Give three main features of this type of soil.

24. How far it is correct to say that it is possible to reverse land degradation? Explain the statement while giving the example of village Sukhomajri?

25. Elucidate the views of Gandhiji regarding the conservation of resources.

26. Why is resource planning essential?

27. Explain any three human activities which are mainly responsible for land degradation in India.

28. Suggest some ways to solve the problems of land degradation.

29. How rocks play an important role in the formation of soil?

30. What is meant by two types of natural resources? Give one example of each.

31. Classify resources on the basis of ownership into four categories. Mention the main feature of each.

32. What is resource planning ? Write any three utility of resources.

33. Distinguish between the Renewable and Non- Renewable Resources.

34. Describe briefly the distribution of soils found in India.

35. What is regur soil ? Write its two features. Mention any two regions where regur soil is found.

Long Answer Type Questions 

1. Classify resources on the basis of ownership with example.

2. Classify resources on the basis of state of development with example.

3. Why is resource planning important in the context of a country like India?

4. How has technical and economic development led to more consumption of resources?

5. Explain the land use pattern in India?

6. Explain any five proper farming techniques which can be used for sol conservation.

7. How is red soil formed? Mention its features.

8. Which is most widely spread and important soil of India? State the characteristics of this type of soil?

9. Which type of soil is ideal for growth of cotton? What are the main characteristics of this type of soil? Name some areas where they found.

10. What is soil? Analyze the four main factors which help in the formation of soil.


☞See also:
History - CH3 - Nationalism in India (Question Bank)
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Geography - Ch1- Resources and Development(Q & A)
Geography - Ch1 - Resources and Development (MCQs)
Geography - Ch1 - Resources and Development (Q & A-2)
Geography - Ch2 - Forest and Wildlife Resources (MCQs from SA1 Exam.)
Geography - Ch3 - Water Resources (MCQs)
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