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GEOGRAPHY NCERT CLASS 10th MCQs : 11-20 By Roman Saini
911.Which of the following are the major problems caused by the indiscriminate use of resources? 1.Global ecological crises 2.Environment pollution 3.Division of the society Select the correct answer using the code given below? A) 1 and 2 only B) 2 and 3 only C) 1 and 3 only D) All of the above
Answer-D) All of the above It is believed that resources are unlimited and free gifts of nature. As a result human being used them indiscriminately and this has led to the following major problem: 1.Depletion of resources 2 Accumulation of resources in few hands 3.Global ecological crises 4.Global warming 5.Ozon layer depletion 6 Environmental pollution 7.Land degradation 8 Extinction of flora and fauna etc.
012.Consider the following statements 1.The first international Earth Summit was held in June 1992 in Rio de Janerio, Brazi 2.The Rio Convention adopted the Agenda 21 for achieving Sustainable Development Select the correct answer using the code given below? A) 1 only B) 2 only C) Both 1 and 2 D) Neither 1 nor 2
Answer-C) Both 1 and 2 In June 1992 more than 100 heads of states met in Rio de Janerio in Brazil, for the first International Earth Summit. The assembled leaders signed the Declaration on Global Climate Change and Biological Diversity The Rio convention endorsed the global Forest Principles and adopted Agenda 21 for achieving Sustainable Development in the 21st century.
013.Considerthefollosot shoud ake place without damaging the 1.Sustainable development means development should take place without damaging the environment. 2.It also defines that development in the present should not compromise the needs of the future generation Select the correct answer using the code given below? A) 1only B) 2only C) Both 1 and 2 D) Neither 1 nor 2
Answer-C) both 1 and 2 The concept of the sustainable development is mostly derived from the Brundtland Report (1987). According to the report, Sustainable development is development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs In September 2015,the UN General Assembly formally adopted the "universal, integrated and transformative"2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development It is a set of 17 Sustainable Development Goals(SDGs)
014.Consider the following statements about Agenda 21: 1.lt is a "voluntary" action plan of United Nations related to sustainable development. 2.lts major objective is that every local government should draw its own local Agenda 21. Select the correct answer using the code given below? A) 1 only B) 2 only C) Both 1 and 2 D) Neither 1 nor 2
Answer-C) Both 1 and2 Agenda 21 is the declaration signed by the world leaders in 1992 at the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED), which took place in Brazil. It aims at achieving global sustainable development. It is an agenda to combat environment damage, poverty, disease through global cooperation on common interest, mutual needs and common responsibility.
Q15.Which of the following pairs are correctly matched? Available resource States 1.Jharkhand 2.Chhattisgarh 3.Rajasthan 4.Tamil Nadu Select the correct answer using the code given below? A) 1, 2 and 3 only B) 1, 2 and 4 only C) 2 and 4 only D) All of the above : Iron ore deposits : Coal deposits Solar energy Wind energy
Answer-D) All of the above There are region which are rich in certain type of resources but deficient in some other resources. For example, Arunachal has abundance of water resources but lacks in infrastructural development. The state of Rajasthan is well endowed with solar and wind energy but lacks in water resources. This calls for balanced for resource planning,
Q17.Consider the following statements 1.The availability of resources is a necessary condition for the development of any region 2 Availability of resource is not guarantee of the development. Select the correct answer using the code given below? A) 1 only B) 2 only C) Both 1 and2 D) Neither 1 nor 2
Q18.'There is enough for everybody's need and not for any body's greed." Which of the following leader gave this statement for resource conservation? A) Jawaharlal Nehru B) Mahatma Gandhi C) Lal Bahadur Shastri D) Abraham Lincolrn
Answer-B) Mahatma Gandhi He placed the greedy and selfish individuals and exploitative nature of modern technology as a root cause for resource depletion at the global level He was against mass production and wanted to replace it with the production by the masses.
019.Which of the following have the contribution to the concept of sustainable development at the global level? 1.Club of Rome 2.Brundtland Commission Report 3.Earth Summit Select the correct answer using the code given below? A) 1 and 2 only B) 2 and 3 only C) 1 and 3 only D) All of the above
Answer-D) All of the above At the international level, the Club of Rome advocated resources conservation for the first time in a more systematic way(Limits to growth) in 1968. Subsequently, in 1974 it was once again represented by Schumacher in his book' Small is Beautiful'. The seminal contribution with respect to resource conservation was made by the Brundtland Commission Report in 1987 This report introduced the concept the Sustainable Development. Another significant contribution was made at the Earth Summit in 1992.
20 Consider the following statements about the relief features of India: 1 About 43% land area is plain, which provide the facilities for agriculture and industries. 2.The Deccan plateau is the only region which possess the rich reserves of minerals, fossil fuels and forests altogether Select the correct answer using the code given below? A) 1 only B) 2 only C) Both 1 and 2 D) Neither 1 nor 2
Answer-A) 1 only India has a land under the variety of relief features. About 43% land area is plain, which provide the facilities for agriculture and industries Mountains accounts for 30 % of the total surface area of the country and ensure the perennial flow of some rivers, provide facilities of tourism and ecological aspects. About 27 % of the area of the country is the plateau region. It possesses rich reserves of minerals, fossil fuels and forests