Water Resources MCQ Questions for Class 10 Social Science Geography Answers

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

Q1. Underground tanks seen in Rajasthan to store rainwater for drinking is called:

(i) Tankas
(ii) Khadin
(iii) Ponds
(iv) Kuls

(i) Tankas

Q2. Which of the following are the natural sources of freshwater for the mankind ?

(i) Groundwater
(ii) Precipitation
(iii) Surface water
(iv) All of these.

(iv) All of these.

Q3. To store rooftop rain water harvesting was commonly practiced drinking water in:

(i) Assam
(ii) Gujarat
(iii) West Bengal
(iv) Rajasthan

(iv) Rajasthan

Q4. Bamboo drip irrigation system is prevalent in:

(i) Manipur
(ii) Meghalaya
(iii) Mizoram
(iv) Madhya Pradesh

(ii) Meghalaya

Q5. Which sector of economy is responsible for maximum exploitation of ground water resources?

(i) Domestic
(ii) Industrial
(iii) Agriculture
(iv) None of these

(iii) Agriculture

Q6. The diversion channels seen in the Western Himalayas are called:

(i) Guls or Kuls
(ii) Khadins
(iii) Johads
(iv) Recharge pits

(i) Guls or Kuls

Q7. Which two dams are behind new social movement ?

(i) Salal and Rihand
(ii) Hirakud and Bhakra Nangal
(iii) Narmada and Tehri
(iv) Rihand and Chambal.

(iii) Narmada and Tehri

Q8. Multi-purpose projects also induce:

(i) Earthquakes
(ii) Pollution
(iii) Water borne diseases
(iv) All the above

(iv) All the above

Q9. Which of the following social movements is/ are not a resistance to multi-purpose projects?

(i) Narmada Bachao Andolan
(ii) Tehri Dam Andolan
(iii) Navdanya
(iv) Chipko Movement

(iii) Navdanya

Q10. Which group of states is highly affected by concentration of fluoride in ground water resources:

(i) Uttar Pradesh
(ii) Bihar-West Bengal
(iii) Rajasthan-Maharashtra
(iv) Punjab-Haryana

(iii) Rajasthan-Maharashtra

Q11. Hirakud Dam is constructed on the river:

(i) Ganga
(ii) Manjira
(iii) Manas
(iv) Mahanadi

(iv) Mahanadi

Q12. Why were hydraulic structures constructed in ancient India ?

(i) For beautification
(ii) For bathing
(iii) For washing clothes
(iv) For storing water.

(iv) For storing water.

Q13. Many dams were constructed to control floods but have triggered flood due to:

(а) Sedimentation in the reservoir
(ii) Jamming of water supplies
(iii) Excessive rains
(iv) None of the above

(i) Sedimentation in the reservoir

Q14. How much of earth’s surface is covered with water?

(i) One-fourth
(ii) Half
(iii) Three-fourth
(iv) Two-third

(iii) Three-fourth

Q15. Environment Protection Act was implemented in:

(i) 1974
(ii) 1986
(iii) 1988
(iv) 1997

(ii) 1986

Q16. According to Falkan Mark, water stress occurs when:

(i) water availability is less than 1000 cubic metre per person per day.
(ii) there is no water scarcity.
(iii) there is flood.
(iv) water availability is more than 1000 cubic metre per person per day.

(i) water availability is less than 1000 cubic metre per person per day.

Q17. Name an important dam in Jammu and Kashmir and Odisha respectively.

(i) Salal and Rihand
(ii) Hirakud and Bhakra Nangal
(iii) Salal and Hirakud
(iv) Hirakud and Tungabhadra.

(iii) Salal and Hirakud

Q18. In Gujarat, the Sabarmati-basin farmers were agitated and almost caused a riot over the high priority given to water supply in:

(i) Rural areas
(ii) Urban areas
(iii) Industrial area
(iv) None of the above

(ii) Urban areas

Q19. Rana Pratap Sagar Dam is located in

(i) Odisha
(ii) Uttarakhand
(iii) Rajasthan
(iv) Andhra Pradesh

(iii) Rajasthan

Q20. Which one is not related to watershed development project:

(i) Haryali
(ii) Neeru-Meeru
(iii) ArwariPaniSansad
(iv) Van Mahotsa

(iv) Van Mahotsa

Q21. Which one of the following is not an adverse effect of irrigation?

(i) Irrigation changes cropping pattern
(ii) Water intensive crops are grown in dry areas
(iii) Salinisation of soil
(iv) Increases crop yield

(iv) Increases crop yield

Q22. Whenever we think of water shortage, what comes to our mind ?

(i) Rajasthan
(ii) Gujarat
(iii) Delhi
(iv) Haryana.

(i) Rajasthan

Q23. Who proudly proclaimed dams as the temples of modern India:

(i) Mahatma Gandhi
(ii) Lai Bahadur Shastri
(iii) Jawaharlal Nehru
(iv) Indira Gandhi

(iii) Jawaharlal Nehru

Q24. The major source of fresh water in India is

(i) rainfall
(ii) ground water
(iii) atmospheric water
(iv) ocean water

(ii) ground water

Q25. The only State which has made rooftop rainwater harvesting structure compulsory to all the houses is:

(i) Andhra Pradesh
(ii) Karnataka
(iii) Tamil Nadu
(iv) West Bengal

(iii) Tamil Nadu

Q26. Gendathur a remote backward village is in:

(i) Delhi
(ii) Mysore
(iii) Bangalore
(iv) Chennai

(ii) Mysore

Q27. The percent of fresh water on the earth is:

(i) 2.5
(ii) 2.6
(iii) 2.7
(iv) 2.8

(i) 2.5

Q28. What percentage of the total volume of world’s water is estimated to exist as oceans?

(i) 94.5%
(ii) 95.5%
(iii) 96.5%
(iv) 97.5%

(iii) 96.5%

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