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10th CBSE Resources & Development - MCQ Set 3

1.When running water cuts through clayey soils and makes deep channels, they lead to :

  1. Gully erosion                                   (b)  Sheet erosion                 (c) Deforestation                                          (d) Afforestation

2.How can the resources be classified on the basis of their origin?   

  1. Biotic and Abiotic                            (b)  Renewable and Non-renewable           (c)  Individual and Community                    (d)  Potential  and Reserves

3.Which one of the following is not    an Abiotic Resource?                   

  1. Metals                                               (b) Rocks                 (c) Machines                                                (d) Horses

4.Which one of the following is a    Biotic Resource?                                       

  1. Land                  (b) Water                 (c) Human beings         (d) Rocks

5.Which one of the following is not the community owned resource?          

  1. Grazing grounds                               (b)  Burial grounds               (c) Village ponds                                          (d)  Privately owned house

6.There is enough for everybody’s need and not for any body’s greed,’’ who among the following has given the  above statement?

  1. Vinoba Bhave                                  (b)  Mahatma Gandhi                          (c) Jawaharlal Nehru                                    (d)  Atal  Behari Vajpayee

7.Which one of the following states mostly has laterite soil?               

  1. Uttar Pradesh                                    (b) Bihar                                 (c) Rajasthan                                                (d) Meghalaya

8.Which one of the following is an example of biotic resources?        

  1. Rock                                                 (b)  Iron ore                             (c) Gold                                                        (d) Animal

9.What is the percentage share of plains in the total land area ?                

(a) 43%                         (b) 23%                   (c) 33%                        (d) 27%

10.The mountain share in the total land area    is :                                             

(a) 30%                         (b) 27%                   (c) 43%                        (d) 40%

11.Which one of the following is not a    ‘Biotic Resource’?                              

  1. Flora and Fauna                               (b) Rocks                      (c) Fisheries        (d) Livestock

12.Which one of the following is the main cause of land degradation in Punjab?

  1. Intensive Cultivation                        (b) Overgrazing                          (c) Deforestation                                          (d) Over-irrigation

13.Which one of the following is not a    renewable resource?                 

  1. Solar energy      (b) Wind energy     (c) Forests                     (d)  Fossil fuels

14.Which cold desert is relatively isolated from the rest of country?            

  1. Leh                    (b) Kargil                (c) Ladakh                    (d) Dras

15.Soil formed by intense leaching   is :                                                      

  1. alluvial soil        (b) red soil              (c) laterite soil              (d)  desert soil
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