Social Science Class-X Geography: Resources and Development MCQ Part – 5

61. The alluvial soil consists of-

(a) sand
(b) clay
(c) silt
(d) all of the above

62. Which one of the following does not check land degradation?

(a) Control on overgrazing
(b) Creating shelter belts
(c) Deforestation
(d) Afforestation

63. Burial ground is an example of-

(a) Community owned resource
(b) National resource
(c) Individual resource
(d) International resource

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

(a) Leh
(b) Kargil
(c) Ladakh
(d) Dras

65. Which one of the following states has laterite soil?

(a) Uttar Pradesh
(b) Bihar
(c) Rajasthan
(d) Meghalaya

66. Which one of the following is not the community owned resources?

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

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

(a) Biotic and Abiotic
(b) Renewable and Non-renewable
(c) Individual and community
(d) Potential and Reserve

68. Which among the following is a type of resources classified on the basis of exhaustibility?

(a) Biotic and Non-biotic
(b) Renewable and Non-Renewable
(c) National and International
(d) Potential and Reserve

69. What is the arrangement of soil in different layers or horizons known as?

(a) Soil composition
(b) Soil erosion
(c) Soil profile
(d) Soil texture

70. Khadar is a type of-

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

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

(a) Rock
(b) Mountain
(c) Mineral
(d) Flora

72. Which one of the following is an example of non-renewable resource?

(a) Solar energy
(b) Tidal energy
(c) Petroleum
(d) Hydel power

73. On the basis of ownership resources are classified into-

(a) two types
(b) three types
(c) four types
(d) none of the above

74. The process of transformation of things available in our environment involves an interactive relationship between ______________.

(a) nature and technology
(b) nature, technology and institutions
(c) environment and nature
(d) environment and technology

75. Are resources free gifts of nature?

(a) Yes, they are.
(b) They are not, resources are a function of human activities.
(c) Yes, resources are nurtured by nature.
(d) No, anything from which a product can be manufactured.



61. (d)

62. (c)

63. (a)

64. (c)

65. (d)

66. (d)

67. (b)

68. (b)

69. (c)

70. (b)

71. (d)

72. (c)

73. (c)

74. (b)

75. (b)


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