21 April, 2020

Class X: Chapter 1 (Resources and Development) MCQ's

Q1. Which one of the following is an example of Biotic Resource:
(a) Rock
(b) Mountain
(c) Mineral
(d) Flora

Q2. Resource which can be renewed again are:
(a) National Resource
(b) Potential Resource
(c) Renewable Resources
(d) Stock

Q3. In which year was the Earth Summit held?
(a) 1990
(b) 1991
(c) 1992
(d) 1993

Q4. How much percentage of land is plain in India?
(a) 41 %
(b) 45%
(c) 43%
(d) 47%

Q5. They are Gifts of Nature which satisfy Human wants:
(a) A Commodity
(b) A Thing
(c) Resources
(d) None of Them

Q6. Which one of the following resources can be acquired by a Nation?
(a) Potential resources
(b) International resources
(c) National resources
(d) Public resources

Q7. How much percentage of forest area in the country according to the National Forest Policy?
(a) 33%
(b) 37%
(c) 27%
(d) 31%

Q8. Which one of the following statements refers to the sustainable development?
(a) Overall development of various resources.
(b) Development should take place without damaging the environment.
(c) Economic development of people.
(d) Development that meets the desires of the members of all communities.

Q9. Coal, iron ore, petroleum, diesel etc. are the examples of
(a) Biotic resources
(b) Abiotic resources
(c) Renewable resources
(d) Non Renewable resources

Q10. Which one of the following is the main cause of land degradation in Bihar?
(a) Mining
(b) Overgrazing
(c) Deforestation
(d) Floods

Q11. Land degradation due to over irrigation can be seen in the states of:
(a) Punjab and Haryana
(b) Assam
(c) Orissa
(d) Mizoram

Q12. Which one of the following is an example of non- renewable resources
(a) Solar Energy
(b) Tidal Energy
(c) Petroleum
(d) Hydel Energy

Q13. On the Basis of ownership resources can be classified into:
(a) Two Types
(b) Three Types
(c) Four Types
(d) None of Them

Q14. "There is enough for everybody's need and not for any body's greed". Who said this?
(a) Atal Bihari Vajpai
(b) Sunder Lal Bahuguna
(c) Jawahar Lal Nehru
(d) M K Gandhi

Q15. Soil is a:
(a) Renewable Resource
(b) Potential Resource
(c) Non- Resource
(d) None of them

Q16. Which one of the following is the main cause of land and water pollution in India in recent years?
(a) Industrial Effluents
(b) Chemical Fertilizer
(c) Deforestation
(d) None of them

Q17. Which one of the following term is used to identify the old and new alluvial respectively?
(a) Khadas & Tarai
(b) Tarai & Bangar
(c) Bangar & Khadar
(d) Tarai & Dvars

Q18. Which one of the following soil is the best for cotton cultivation?
(a) Red soil
(b) Black soil
(c) Laterite soil
(d) Alluvial soil

Q19. Which type of soil develops due to high temperature and evaporation?
(a) Arid Soil
(b) Forest Soil
(c) Black Soil
(d) Red Soil

Q20. Which one of the following is responsible for sheet erosion?
(a) Underground water
(b) Wind
(c) Glacier
(d) Water

Q21. Khader is a type of
(a) Black Soil
(b) Alluvial Soil
(c) Lattrite Soil
(d) Desert Soil

Q22. Which Soil is known as Black Cotton soil?
(a) Red Soil
(b) Arid Soil
(c) Mountain Soil
(d) Regur Soil

Q23. Soil can be Conserved by:
(a) Cutting of Trees
(b) Over Grazing
(c) Planting of Trees
(d) Excessive mining

Q24. Which one of the following method is used to break up the force of wind?
(a) Shelter belt
(b) Mulching
(c) Contour ploughing
(d) Terrace farming

Q25. In which one of the following states is terrace cultivation practiced?
(a) Punjab
(b) Haryana
(c) Uttar Pradesh
(d) Uttaranchal



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