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NTSE Level Test: Resources & Development - Question 1

Which of the following is an inexhaustible resource?

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Based on the availability, resources are classified as renewable, which is also called as inexhaustible resources and nonrenewable which are used up during the course of time.

NTSE Level Test: Resources & Development - Question 2

Rocks and metals are resources.

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All those things which are composed of non-living things are called abiotic resources. For example, rocks and metals.

NTSE Level Test: Resources & Development - Question 3

Who will maintain the organic matter of the soil?

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Bacteria and fungi carry out the decomposition of plant residues, breaking them down and holding the nutrients in their bodies; this prevents the nutrients leaching out into the soil.

NTSE Level Test: Resources & Development - Question 4

The state, which is the best example of gully erosion is ______.

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The running water cuts through the clayey soils and makes deep channels known as gullies. The land becomes unfit for cultivation and is known as bad land. In the Chambal basin, such lands are called ravines. Chambal is in the state of Madhya Pradesh.

NTSE Level Test: Resources & Development - Question 5

Biotic resources are those obtained from the

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Biotic resources are resources or substances which are derived from the biosphere like living things and from forest and the materials derived from them.

NTSE Level Test: Resources & Development - Question 6

The lower horizon of desert soil has deposits of______.

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Deserts soils are usually light coloured with minimal humus content due to which the plant productivity is low. Also, the water-retaining capacity is very less. However, they are rich in minerals- calcium carbonate (caliche), gypsum, and/or salts.

NTSE Level Test: Resources & Development - Question 7

A: Fossil fuels are an important source of energy.

R: Fossil fuels provide energy to different industries.

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The major energy sources are fossil fuels such as coal, petroleum and natural gases. They are an important source of energy for modern technology. Fossil fuels are used in industry, thermal plants, agricultural operations, automobiles etc.

NTSE Level Test: Resources & Development - Question 8

Which of the weathering agents is almost peculiar to the Indian Himalayas?

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A glacier erodes through a process called 'plucking' in which it lifts pieces of rock and transports them. In the Himalayan region, the glacier is the major weathering agent.

NTSE Level Test: Resources & Development - Question 9

Black cotton soil of the Deccan region is associated with ______ rocks.

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Black soil is typical of the Deccan trap (Basalt) region spread over northwest Deccan plateau and is made up of volcanic lava flows.

NTSE Level Test: Resources & Development - Question 10

In areas getting more than 200cms of annual rainfall, which type of soil is found?

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Intensive leaching is the primary explanation for the formation of laterite soils. Owing to heavy tropical rainfall more than 200 cms and high temperatures, leaching occurs.

NTSE Level Test: Resources & Development - Question 11

Soil can be conserved in a best on the hills by which of the cultivating methods?

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Ploughing along the contour lines can decelerate the flow of water down the slopes. This is called contour ploughing. This is the best method to reduce soil erosion in the hilly areas.

NTSE Level Test: Resources & Development - Question 12

Which of the following statements represents characteristics of black soil?

1) It develops cracks during hot weather

2) Iron content present in this soil turns into iron oxide due to diffusion.

3) It's made of fine clay particles

4) It retains moisture for long

Detailed Solution for NTSE Level Test: Resources & Development - Question 12
The black soils are made up of extremely fine clayey material and develop cracks during hot weather. They are well known for their capacity to hold moisture. They are rich in soil nutrients such as calcium carbonate, potash, lime etc.

NTSE Level Test: Resources & Development - Question 13

Minerals are ______ resource.

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Renewable resources are those which get renewed or replenished quickly, for ex- wind energy, solar energy etc.

NTSE Level Test: Resources & Development - Question 14

Natural resources are resources?

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Natural resources are the resources that exist without action of humankind; this includes all valued characteristics such as magnetic, gravitational, electrical properties and forces etc.

NTSE Level Test: Resources & Development - Question 15

Arches, stacks and caves are formed by erosional features of ______.

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Caves, arches, stacks, and stumps are erosional features that are commonly found on a headland. Cracks are widened in the headland through the erosional processes of hydraulic action and abrasion. As the waves continue to grind away at the crack, it begins to open up to form a cave.

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