Resource and Development MCQ Questions for Class 10 Social Science Georgraphy Answers

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MCQ Questions for Class 10 Social Science India and the Contemporary World Part- Geography

Q1. In which of the following States mining has caused severe land degradation?

(i) Gujarat
(ii) Jharkhand
(iii) Kerala
(iv) Uttaranchal

(ii) Jharkhand

Q2. In which one of the following states is the terrace cultivation practised ?

(i) Punjab
(ii) Plains of Uttar Pradesh
(iii) Haryana
(iv) Uttarakhand.

(iv) Uttarakhand.

Q3. The soil which ha? higher concentration of Ranker nodules is called:

(i) hangar
(ii) khadar
(iii) alluvial soil
(iv) red soil

(i) hangar

Q4. Resources which are found in a region but have not been utilised are called

(i) developed resources
(ii) stock
(iii) international resources
(iv) potential resources

(iv) potential resources

Q5. Area sown more than once in an agricultural year plus net sown area is known as:

(n) Net sown area
(ii) Forest cover
(iii) Waste land
(iv) Gross cropped area

(iv) Gross cropped area

Q6. Under which of the following type of resource, the tidal energy can be put ?

(i) Exhaustible
(ii) Human-made
(iii) Abiotic
(iv) Non-exhaustible.

(iv) Non-exhaustible.

Q7. Which is the most widely spread and important soil:

(i) black
(ii) red
(iii) alluvial
(iv) desert

(iii) alluvial

Q8. Which of the following is not a measure for soil conservation?

(i) Strip cropping
(ii) Terrace cultivation
(iii) Shelter belts
(iv) Overdrawing of ground water

(iv) Overdrawing of ground water

Q9. India’s territorial water extends upto a distance of:

(i) 12 km
(ii) 12 nautical miles
(iii) 19.2 miles
(iv) 200 nautical miles

(ii) 12 nautical miles

Q10. Which one of the following type of resource is iron ore ? .

(i) Renewable
(ii) Biotic
(iii) Flow
(iv) Non-renewable.

(iv) Non-renewable.

Q11. How many million hectares of Indian Land is degraded land:

(i) 110 million hectares
(ii) 120 million hectares
(iii) 130 million hectares
(iv) 140 million hectares

(iii) 130 million hectares

Q12. Which of the following soils has self-aeration capacity?

(i) Alluvial
(ii) Red soil
(iii) Black soil
(iv) Mountain soil

(iii) Black soil

Q13. What percentage of our land should be under forest according to the National Forest Policy (1952)?

(i) 33
(ii) 22.5
(iii) 31
(iv) 30

(i) 33

Q14. Gully erosion of soil is mainly caused by :

(i) Streams formed by rainwater
(ii) Wind
(iii) Terrace farming
(iv) Sea waves.

(i) Streams formed by rainwater

Q15. What is the total geographical area of India:

(i) 2.28 million sq. km.
(ii) 3.28 million sq. km.
(iii) 4.28 million sq. km.
(iv) 5.28 million sq. km.

(ii) 3.28 million sq. km.

Q16. Laterite soil is very useful for growing:

(i) Rice, wheat and mustard
(ii) Tea, coffee and cashewnut
(iii) Pulses, sugarcane and resin
(iv) None of the above

(ii) Tea, coffee and cashewnut

Q17. Which one of the following is responsible for sheet erosion ?

(i) Underground water
(ii) Wind
(iii) Glacier

(iv) Water

Q18. In which one of the following States is terrace cultivation practised?

(i) Punjab
(ii) Plains of Uttar Pradesh
(iii) Haryana
(iv) Uttaranchal

(iv) Uttaranchal

Q19. Laterite soil is formed by the process of.

(i) Transportation
(ii) Weathering
(iii) Leaching
(iv) Deposition.

(iii) Leaching

Q20. What % of Indian land areas is plain area:

(i) 40%
(ii) 41%
(iii) 42%
(iv) 43%

(iv) 43%

Q21. One of the following which does not check land degradation-

(i) control on overgrazing
(ii) creating shelter belts
(iii) deforestation
(iv) afforestation

(iii) deforestation

Q22. Which one of the following resources can be acquired by the Nation ?

(i) Potential resources
(ii) International resources
(iii) National resources
(iv) Public resources

(iii) National resources

Q23. Which one of the following type of resource is iron ore?

(i) Renewable
(ii) Biotic
(iii) Flow
(iv) Non-renewable

(iv) Non-renewable

Q24. For converting gifts of nature into a resource, man requires.

(i) Skill and technology
(ii) Machines
(iii) Capital, labour
(iv) All of these.

(i) Skill and technology

Q25. Some countries colonised other countries because of their:

(i) natural beauty
(ii) money
(iii) rich resources
(iv) none of the above

(iii) rich resources

Q26. Which one of the following is a renewable resource?

(i) Coal
(ii) Petroleum
(iii) Solar energy
(iv) Fossil fuels

(iii) Solar energy

Q27. Black soil is deficient in

(i) Calcium carbonate
(ii) Magnesium
(iii) Potash
(iv) Phosphoric contents

(iv) Phosphoric contents

Q28. Red laterite soil is suitable for growing which of the following crops:

(i) coffee
(ii) tea
(iii) wheat
(iv) cashew nut

(iv) cashew nut

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MCQ Questions for Class 10 Social Science with Answers: Geography

Contemporary India – II

Lesson 1. Resource and Development MCQ Questions
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Lesson 3. Water Resources MCQ Questions
Lesson 4. Agriculture MCQ Questions
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