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Important Questions Test: Resources - Question 1

Which one of the following  localized resources?

Detailed Solution for Important Questions Test: Resources - Question 1

A ubiquitous resource is a natural resource that is available just about anywhere you live. Air, wind, water are all ubiquitous resources. Localised resources are natural resources only found in certain places.

 

 

Important Questions Test: Resources - Question 2

Improving the quality of human lives is an example of

Detailed Solution for Important Questions Test: Resources - Question 2 Improving the quality of human life is an example of sustainable development. Sustainable development is one of the most popular development procedures for the present time.

Important Questions Test: Resources - Question 3

Natural resource are classified into various types based on: (select the incorrect one)

Detailed Solution for Important Questions Test: Resources - Question 3 Natural resources are classified into various types based on three categories: Basis of origin - Biotic (obtained from living and organic material) and abiotic resources (non-living, non-organic material). Basis of recovery rate - renewable (air, water, sunlight) and non-renewable (fossil fuel) resources.

Important Questions Test: Resources - Question 4

Anything that can be used to satisfy human needs is a ______.

Detailed Solution for Important Questions Test: Resources - Question 4 Anything that can be used to satisfy human needs is a resource or All the objects in the environment, which are useful to man and have a value, are called "Resources".

Important Questions Test: Resources - Question 5

A thing becomes a resource when it's _____ has been identified.

Detailed Solution for Important Questions Test: Resources - Question 5 Things become resources when they have value. A resource gains its value by how it used or its utility.

Important Questions Test: Resources - Question 6

______ resources are found in a region but have not been utilised, which might be because of the lack of technology.

Detailed Solution for Important Questions Test: Resources - Question 6 The 'resources' which are found in a 'region' but 'have not been utilised' are called “potential resources”. These resources can be used in the future.

Important Questions Test: Resources - Question 7

Tropical forests are an example of

Detailed Solution for Important Questions Test: Resources - Question 7 Tropical forests are closed-canopy forests growing within 28 degrees north or south of the equator. They are very wet places, receiving more than 200 cm rainfall per year, either seasonally or throughout the year. Rainforest trees are quite different from trees of temperate forests.

Important Questions Test: Resources - Question 8

Non-renewable resources have unlimited stock.

Detailed Solution for Important Questions Test: Resources - Question 8 Non-Renewable resources are resources whose existence is limited. After consumption, they can never be regenerated or "renewed". For example, coal or oil are nonrenewable resources because we can never use them again and their amount on the Earth is limited.

Important Questions Test: Resources - Question 9

The uranium found in Ladakh is an example of potential resources.

Detailed Solution for Important Questions Test: Resources - Question 9 Potential resources are resources whose quantity is not known and are not used in the present.e.g. uranium in Ladakh. They are remaining unused even in the deposits which are found in the region of Ladakh. This resource is known as the potential resource.

Important Questions Test: Resources - Question 10

Which one of the following is a principle of Sustainable Development?

Detailed Solution for Important Questions Test: Resources - Question 10 a) The development that meets the present’s needs without compromising future generations’ ability to meet their own needs.

b) To conserve natural resources and develop alternate sources of power while reducing pollution and harm to the environment.

Important Questions Test: Resources - Question 11

How can we conserve resources?

Detailed Solution for Important Questions Test: Resources - Question 11 The golden rule of conservation is - the three R's – Reduce, Reuse and Recycle. Reduce consumption and wastage of resources. The second step involves reusing resources instead of throwing them away after one use. Recycling reduces pollution and wastage of energy and raw materials.

Important Questions Test: Resources - Question 12

Sustainable Development is

Detailed Solution for Important Questions Test: Resources - Question 12 Sustainable development is a development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.

Important Questions Test: Resources - Question 13

Name the term that can collectively refer to all living and nonliving things surrounding an organism.

Detailed Solution for Important Questions Test: Resources - Question 13 In other words, everything that surrounds or affects an organism during its lifetime is collectively known as its environment. It is the source of oxygen, food, habitat, energy, water, and other organisms’ needs. It comprises living (biotic) as well as non-living (abiotic) components.

Important Questions Test: Resources - Question 14

The number of resources available for use are called

Detailed Solution for Important Questions Test: Resources - Question 14 The amount of resources available for use is called stock or status resource.

Important Questions Test: Resources - Question 15

Coal is an example of

Detailed Solution for Important Questions Test: Resources - Question 15 Non-renewable energy resources include coal, natural gas, oil, and nuclear energy. Once these resources are used up, they cannot be replaced, which is a significant problem for humanity as we are currently dependent on them to supply most of our energy needs.

Important Questions Test: Resources - Question 16

Resources used carefully and giving them time to get renewed is called

Detailed Solution for Important Questions Test: Resources - Question 16 Conservation is the careful maintenance and upkeep of a natural resource to prevent it from disappearing. A natural resource is the physical supply of something in nature, such as soil, water, air, plants, animals, and energy.

Important Questions Test: Resources - Question 17

Nitrogen fixation can be done by

Detailed Solution for Important Questions Test: Resources - Question 17 Several bacteria like Rhizobium and blue-green algae take up free atmospheric nitrogen and convert it into ammonia that combines with organic acids to form amino acids. This process is called biological nitrogen fixation. During lightning, the high temperatures and pressures created in the air convert nitrogen into oxides of nitrogen. These oxides dissolve in water to give nitric and nitrous acids and fall on land along with rain. These are then utilised by different life- forms. The chemical fertiliser factories produce ammonia by combining hydrogen and atmospheric nitrogen under high pressure and temperature. This process is called industrial nitrogen fixation.

Important Questions Test: Resources - Question 18

Resources are generally classified into:

Detailed Solution for Important Questions Test: Resources - Question 18 Resources are generally classified into natural, human-made, and human. Resources that are drawn from Nature and used without much modification are called natural resources.

Important Questions Test: Resources - Question 19

Some of the principles of Sustainable Development are: (select the incorrect one)

Detailed Solution for Important Questions Test: Resources - Question 19 The fundamental principles of sustainable development are :
  • Ecosystem Conservation

  • Sustainable development of society

  • Biodiversity conservation

  • Population control

  • Human resources conservation

  • Cultural heritage conservation

  • Increasing people's participation

Important Questions Test: Resources - Question 20

We enjoy the beauty of the mountains, waterfalls, sea, landscapes. Thus, they are resources that have _____ value.

Detailed Solution for Important Questions Test: Resources - Question 20 Aesthetic Value: We enjoy the beauty of the mountains, waterfalls, sea, landscapes. Thus, they are resources that have "Aesthetic Value". (c) Legal Value: Resources like, Air, Water, Land, etc. Are an essential part of life. Thus, it becomes our responsibility to protect them from pollution.
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