Social Science Class-X Geography: Resources and Development MCQ Part – 4

46. Old alluvial soil is also called-

(a) Khadar
(b) Hangar
(c) Terrai
(d) Hangar

47. _________ is a method of growing rows of trees in arid regions.

(a) Shelterbelts
(b) Contour ploughing
(c) Terrace farming
(d) None of the above

48. Land consisting of many gullies and ravines are called______________.

(a) Gullies
(b) Bad lands
(c) Basin
(d) Slopes

49. Which among the following soils have high water retaining capacity?

(a) Alluvial soil
(b) Laterite soil
(c) Black soil
(d) Arid soil

50. Which soil is the most widespread soil of India?

(a) Black soil
(b) Laterite soil
(c) Alluvial soil
(d) Red and yellow soil

51. Fossil fuels are examples of-

(a) Renewable
(b) Non-renewable
(c) Non-recyclable
(d) All of the above

52. Protection of soil from erosion is called-

(a) Sheet erosion
(b) Soil conservation
(c) Shelter belts
(d) None of the above

53. Solar energy is an example of-

(a) Renewable resource
(b) Non-renewable resource
(c) Abiotic resource
(d) National resource

54. Anything which can be used for satisfying the human needs is called a-

(a) Human resource
(b) International resource
(c) Resource
(d) Reserve

55. Which are the two main types of resources?

(a) Abiotic and Biotic
(b) Renewable and non-renewable
(c) Natural and human
(d) National and international

56. Non-renewable resources are further divided into-
(a) Renewable and non-renewable
(b) Biotic and abiotic
(c) Recyclable and non-recyclable
(d) None of the above

57. Name any two community owned resources?

(a) Solar energy and wind energy
(b) Canals and railways
(c) Public parks and picnic spots
(d) Oceans and seas

58. Which one of the following is an example of cultivable waste land?

(a) Uncultivable land
(b) Barren wasteland
(c) Current fallow land
(d) Gross cropped area

59. Which of the following methods does not help in soil conservation?

(a) Contour ploughing
(b) Strip cropping
(c) Creating shelter belts
(d) Ploughing up and down the slope

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

(a) Coal
(b) Petroleum
(c) Solar energy
(d) Fossil fuel



46. (b)

47. (a)

48. (b)
49. (c)

50. (c)

51. (b)

52. (b)

53. (a)

54. (c)

55. (a)

56. (b)

57. (c)

58. (a)

59. (d)

60. (c)


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