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Geography: CUET Mock Test - 6 - Question 1

Which among the following statements is correct in context of human geography?

Detailed Solution for Geography: CUET Mock Test - 6 - Question 1

Houses, villages, cities, road-rail networks, industries, farms, ports, items of our daily use and all other elements of material culture have been created by human beings using the resources provided by the physical environment. While physical environment has been greatly modified by human beings, it has also, in turn, impacted human lives.

Geography: CUET Mock Test - 6 - Question 2

Which of the following sea routes connects Western Europe to Australia via the Panama Canal?

Detailed Solution for Geography: CUET Mock Test - 6 - Question 2

This sea route connects Western Europe and North America with Australia, New Zealand and the scattered Pacific islands via the Panama Canal. This route is also used for reaching Hong Kong, Philippines and Indonesia. The distance covered between Panama and Sydney is 12,000 km. Honolulu is an important port on this route.

Geography: CUET Mock Test - 6 - Question 3

Name the gauge in which distance between the rails is 0.762 metre or 0.610 metre.

Detailed Solution for Geography: CUET Mock Test - 6 - Question 3

Narrow gauge: The distance between the rails in this case is 0.762 metre or 0.610 metre. The total length of the narrow gauge was 1604 km (2019-20). It is generally confined to hilly areas.

Geography: CUET Mock Test - 6 - Question 4

Which of the following would lead to urbanisation?

Detailed Solution for Geography: CUET Mock Test - 6 - Question 4

Urbanisation refers to the population shift from rural to urban areas, the corresponding decrease in the proportion of people living in rural areas, and the ways in which societies adapt to this change. Only option 4 specifies an example where there is a shift from rural to urban areas for settlement. Temporary transactions with urban areas, with no intention to settle in such areas, cannot be regarded as urbanisation. Thus, options 2 and 3 are incorrect. Option 1 is also incorrect as there is no movement from rural to urban areas.

Geography: CUET Mock Test - 6 - Question 5

Which of the following is/are the primary idea(s) underlying collective farming?

1. Social ownership of the means of production and collective labour
2. Capital investment and collective labour

Detailed Solution for Geography: CUET Mock Test - 6 - Question 5

The fundamental idea behind collective farming is communal ownership of the means of production and group labour. Collective farming, or the Kolkhoz model, was adopted in the former Soviet Union to improve on the inefficiencies of earlier agricultural practices and to increase agricultural productivity for self-sufficiency.

Geography: CUET Mock Test - 6 - Question 6

Which of the following has/have no effect on the structure of rural settlements?

(i) Population
(ii) Topography
(iii) Social structure

Detailed Solution for Geography: CUET Mock Test - 6 - Question 6

Different sorts of rural settlements in India are caused by a variety of circumstances and environments. These include:
(i) Physical factors such as topography, height, temperature, and water availability
(ii) Cultural and ethnic elements, including social structure, caste, and religion
(iii) Security factors include defence against thefts and robberies.
Therefore, from the given options, population has no effect on the structure of rural settlements.

Geography: CUET Mock Test - 6 - Question 7

Where in Brazil did more than 100 heads of states meet for the inaugural International Earth Summit in June 1992?

Detailed Solution for Geography: CUET Mock Test - 6 - Question 7

Rio de Janeiro Earth Summit, 1992: In June 1992, more than 100 heads of states met in Rio de Janeiro in Brazil, for the first International Earth Summit. The Summit was convened for addressing urgent problems of environmental protection and socio-economic development at the global level.

Geography: CUET Mock Test - 6 - Question 8

Where and when did the first railway line for the general public open?

Detailed Solution for Geography: CUET Mock Test - 6 - Question 8

The revolution in transport came about only after the invention of the steam engine in the eighteenth century. Perhaps the first public railway line was opened in 1825 between Stockton and Darlington in northern England and then onwards, railways became the most popular and fastest form of transport in the nineteenth century. It opened up continental interiors for commercial grain farming, mining and manufacturing in the USA.

Geography: CUET Mock Test - 6 - Question 9

Which of the following statements is/are true in context of ferrous mineral and their presence in India?

Detailed Solution for Geography: CUET Mock Test - 6 - Question 9

Ferrous minerals such as iron ore, manganese, chromite, etc., provide a strong base for the development of metallurgical industries. Our country is well placed in respect of ferrous minerals both in reserves and production.

Geography: CUET Mock Test - 6 - Question 10

Which of the following statements regarding alluvial soils is/are true?

Statement I: The Himalayan river systems deposit alluvial soils in the south of India, giving rise to the entire southern plains.
Statement II: On the basis of age, alluvial soil can be categorised into three kinds.

Detailed Solution for Geography: CUET Mock Test - 6 - Question 10

Alluvial soil is the most widely spread and important soil. In fact, the entire northern plains are made of alluvial soils. These have been deposited by three important Himalayan river systems – the Indus, the Ganga and the Brahmaputra. Alluvial soils also extend in Rajasthan and Gujarat through a narrow corridor. Alluvial soil is also found in the eastern coastal plains particularly in the deltas of the Mahanadi, the Godavari, the Krishna and the Kaveri rivers. Apart from the size of their grains or components, these soils are also described on the basis of their age - old alluvial (bangar) and new alluvial (khadar). The bangar soil has higher concentration of kanker nodules than the khadar. It has more fine particles and is more fertile than the bangar.

Geography: CUET Mock Test - 6 - Question 11

In which year was the Indian National Satellite System (INSAT) established?

Detailed Solution for Geography: CUET Mock Test - 6 - Question 11

On the basis of configuration and purposes, satellite system in India can be grouped into two: Indian National Satellite System (INSAT) and Indian Remote Sensing Satellite System (IRS). The INSAT, which was established in 1983, is a multi-purpose satellite system for telecommunication, meteorological observation and for various other data and programmes.

Geography: CUET Mock Test - 6 - Question 12

Which of the following is not the pattern of rural settlement?

Detailed Solution for Geography: CUET Mock Test - 6 - Question 12

The rural settlements can be classified on the basis of forms or shapes of the settlements. These may be a number of geometrical forms and shapes such as linear, rectangular, circular, star-like, T-shaped village, double village, cross-shaped village, etc.

Geography: CUET Mock Test - 6 - Question 13

Which of the following statements about Agenda 21 is/are true?

Detailed Solution for Geography: CUET Mock Test - 6 - Question 13

It is the declaration signed by world leaders in 1992 at the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED), which took place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It aims at achieving global sustainable development. It is an agenda to combat environmental damage, poverty, and disease through global cooperation on common interests, mutual needs, and shared responsibilities. One major objective of Agenda 21 is that every local government should draw its own local Agenda 21.

Geography: CUET Mock Test - 6 - Question 14

Gathering is usually practised in __________.

Detailed Solution for Geography: CUET Mock Test - 6 - Question 14

Gathering is practised in high latitude zones which include Northern Canada, Northern Eurasia and Southern Chile, and in low latitude zones such as the Amazon Basin, tropical Africa, Northern fringe of Australia and the interior parts of Southeast Asia.

Geography: CUET Mock Test - 6 - Question 15

_____________ was introduced by the government of India in 2015 to address the issue of decline in child sex ratio.

Detailed Solution for Geography: CUET Mock Test - 6 - Question 15

The Government of India introduced the Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Programme to address the issue of decline in child sex ratio. It is a central government scheme for girl child which is applicable throughout the country. The key objective of this scheme is to save the girl child from social ills such as gender-biased abortions and advance the education of girl children all over the country. This scheme was initially targeted at districts that were recognised to have low sex ratio, i.e. fewer female children as compared to male children, but was later expanded to include other parts of the country as well. This is primarily an education-based initiative to help change social attitudes and does not involve direct cash transfer. Key objectives of this social welfare scheme for girl child include preventing gender-biased selective abortions, ensuring survival and protection of girl child in infancy, and ensuring education and participation of the girl child.

Geography: CUET Mock Test - 6 - Question 16

Which of the following statements regarding mixed farming is/are true?

A. Mixed crops are usually cultivated in developing nations.
B. Crop rotation plays an important role in maintaining soil fertility.
C. Animal husbandry is preferred over crop cultivation.

Detailed Solution for Geography: CUET Mock Test - 6 - Question 16

Mixed farming is found in the highly developed parts of the world, e.g. North-western Europe, Eastern North America, parts of Eurasia and the temperate latitudes of Southern continents. Mixed farms are moderate in size and usually the crops associated with it are wheat, barley, oats, rye, maize, fodder and root crops. Fodder crops are an important component of mixed farming. To maintain soil fertility, varying crops are grown alternatively (crop rotation and intercropping) in these farms. Equal emphasis is laid on crop cultivation and animal husbandry. Animals like cattle, sheep, pigs and poultry provide the main income along with crops.

Geography: CUET Mock Test - 6 - Question 17

What is the designation for land that hasn't been farmed for more than five farmland years?

Detailed Solution for Geography: CUET Mock Test - 6 - Question 17

Some uncultivated lands (excluding fallow land) are:

  • Permanent pastures and grazing land
  • Land under miscellaneous tree crops groves (not included in net sown area)
  • Culturable waste land (left uncultivated for more than five agricultural years)
Geography: CUET Mock Test - 6 - Question 18

Which kind of resource sufficiency will enable the development of social infrastructure suitable for meeting the requirements of the vast population in emerging countries?

Detailed Solution for Geography: CUET Mock Test - 6 - Question 18

Cities in developing nations experience a number of social ills. Due to a lack of funding, it is impossible to build the necessary social infrastructure to meet the needs of the vast population. The urban poor continue to be unable to access the available healthcare and educational facilities. Additionally, health indicators paint a bleak picture of urban areas in developing nations. Lack of employment and education often causes crime rates to rise. The sex ratio in these cities is distorted by male selective migration to urban areas.
Thus, having enough financial resources will enable developing nations to build the social infrastructure necessary to meet the needs of their large populations.

Geography: CUET Mock Test - 6 - Question 19

Which of the following statements is/are correct?

1. The rural settlements derive their life support or basic economic needs from land based primary economic activities.
2. Functional relationship between the urban and rural settlements takes place through transport and communication network.
3. Rural and urban settlements differ in terms of social relationship, attitude and outlook.

Detailed Solution for Geography: CUET Mock Test - 6 - Question 19

The rural settlements derive their life support or basic economic needs from land based primary economic activities. Cities act as nodes of economic growth, provide goods and services not only to urban dwellers, but also to the people of the rural settlements in their hinterlands in return for food and raw materials. This functional relationship between the urban and rural settlements takes place through transport and communication network. Moreover, rural and urban settlements differ in terms of social relationship, attitude and outlook. Rural people are less mobile and, therefore social relations among them are intimate.

Geography: CUET Mock Test - 6 - Question 20

Directions: Match the following.

Detailed Solution for Geography: CUET Mock Test - 6 - Question 20

Dardic languages are a subgroup of Indo Aryan languages. It comes into the Indo-European linguistic family. It is spoken in Gilgit Baltistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Northern India's Kashmir Valley and Chenab Valley and parts of Eastern Afghanistan.
The Austric languages of India belong to the Austro-Asiatic sub-family. This category is further sub-divided into Munda and Mon-Khmer. The Mon-Khmer branch consists of two groups such as Khasi and Nicobari. The Munda branch is the largest of the Austric languages and consists of 14 tribal language groups.
The Sino-Tibetan group of languages marks its origin in the northeastern part of India and stretches all over sub-Himalayan tracts. The Sino-Tibetan group is further subdivided as follows: Tibeto-Burman, Siamese-Chinese. Tibeto-Burman languages are further classified into four groups; Tibetan, Himalayan, North Assam, and Assam-Burmese.

Geography: CUET Mock Test - 6 - Question 21

Which of the following sources of energy has the maximum potential in India?

Detailed Solution for Geography: CUET Mock Test - 6 - Question 21

Energy is the capacity of a physical system to perform work. Energy exists in several forms such as heat, kinetic or mechanical energy, light, potential energy, electrical, or other forms. Energy is the ability to do work. Energy sources could be classified as Renewable and Non-renewable.

Geography: CUET Mock Test - 6 - Question 22

The High Yielding Varieties (HYVs) of wheat were first developed in ________.

Detailed Solution for Geography: CUET Mock Test - 6 - Question 22

The correct answer is option 4, i.e. Mexico.

  • In Mexico, Prof. Norman Borlaug and his associates developed new varieties of wheat which were early-maturing, highly productive and disease resistant and these varieties were imported and planted in selected regions of India having adequate irrigation facilities. 
  • It was conclusively demonstrated that the yields from the new varieties exceeded 25 to 100 per cent compared to the yields from traditional varieties.
  • High Yielding Variety Seeds (HYV seeds) are seeds that are of better quality than normal quality seeds.
  • The produce from these seeds is a bit more compared to the normal ones.
  • These seeds are a better option of seeds in order to obtain a healthy and surplus crop.
  • These seeds have a good immune system to fight with insects and other diseases.
Geography: CUET Mock Test - 6 - Question 23

Which of the following crops is grown throughout the year in the southern states of India?

Detailed Solution for Geography: CUET Mock Test - 6 - Question 23

The correct answer is Rice.

Rice crops are grown throughout the year in the southern states of India.

Geography: CUET Mock Test - 6 - Question 24

Which of the following states are leading producers of Manganese in India?

Detailed Solution for Geography: CUET Mock Test - 6 - Question 24

Manganese:

  • Manganese is an important raw material for smelting iron ore and is also used for manufacturing ferroalloys.
  • Manganese deposits are found in almost all geological formations, however, it is mainly associated with Dharwar system.
  • Odisha was the leading producer of Manganese, presently it is holding the third position.
  • Madhya Pradesh, the leading manganese ore producing State, accounted for 33% of the total production in 2018-19, followed by Maharashtra (27%) and Odisha (16%) 
  • Major mines in Odisha are located in the central part of the iron ore belt of India, particularly in Bonai, Kendujhar, Sundergarh, Gangpur, Koraput, Kalahandi, and Bolangir.
  • Karnataka is another major producer and here the mines are located in Dharwar, Ballari, Belagavi, North Canara, Chikkmagaluru, Shivamogga, Chitradurg, and Tumakuru.
  • Maharashtra is also an important producer of manganese, which is mined in Nagpur, Bhandara, and Ratnagiri districts.
  • The disadvantage to these mines is that they are located far from steel plants.
  • The manganese belt of Madhya Pradesh extends in a belt in Balaghat-Chhindwara-Nimar-Mandla and Jhabua districts.
  • Telangana, Goa, and Jharkhand are other minor producers of manganese.

Hence, option A is the correct answer.

Geography: CUET Mock Test - 6 - Question 25

Choose the correct statement related to Oil India Limited (OIL):

1. Oil India Limited operates under the administrative set up of the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas.
2. It is engaged in the exploration, production and transportation of crude oil and natural gas.
3. It was incorporated in 1969 as a company.

Detailed Solution for Geography: CUET Mock Test - 6 - Question 25

Oil India Limited (OIL)

  • Oil India Limited (OIL) operates under the administrative setup of the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas. Hence, statement A is correct.
  • It is engaged in the exploration, production, and transportation of crude oil and natural gas. Hence, statement B is correct.
  • It was incorporated in 1959 as a company. Hence, statement C is not correct.

Functions:

  • It constructed Asia’s first cross-country pipeline covering a distance of 1,157 km from Naharkatiya oilfield in Assam to Barauni refinery in Bihar.
  • It was further extended up to Kanpur in 1966.
  • It has also constructed another pipeline in the western region of India of which Ankleshwar-Koyali, Mumbai High- Koyali and Hazira-Vij aipur-Jagdishpur (HVJ) are the most important.
  • Recently, a 1256 km long pipeline connecting Salaya (Gujarat) with Mathura (U.P.) has been constructed.
  • It supplies crude oil from Gujarat to Punjab (Jalandhar) via Mathura.
  • OIL is in the process of constructing of 660 km long pipeline from Numaligarh to Siliguri
Geography: CUET Mock Test - 6 - Question 26

The subject matter of geography is studied through specialised number of branches. Which of the following does NOT fall under the category of Human Geography?

Detailed Solution for Geography: CUET Mock Test - 6 - Question 26

Geo “ Earth” and Graphy “ to describe” the literal meaning of geography is to describe the earth’s surfaces.

  • In other words “Geography is largely the study of the interaction of all physical and human phenomena and landscapes created by such interactions.”
  • It is about how, why, and where human and natural activities occur and how these activities are interconnected. 
Geography: CUET Mock Test - 6 - Question 27

Dry farming practices are largely found in the areas of

Detailed Solution for Geography: CUET Mock Test - 6 - Question 27

Dry farming:

  • Dry farming is the cultivation of crops in regions with an annual rainfall of less than 75 cm.
  • Crop failure is most common due to prolonged dry spells during the crop period.
  • These are arid regions with a growing season (period of adequate soil moisture) of less than 75 days.
  • 68% of the cultivated area in Indian agriculture comes under dryland.
  • It contributes about 44% of the total food production and plays a critical role in India's food security. 
  • These regions grow hardy and drought-resistant crops such as ragi, bajra, moong, gram, and guar (fodder crops).

Hence, option C is the correct answer.

Geography: CUET Mock Test - 6 - Question 28

​Which group of steel plants were established in India before independence?

Detailed Solution for Geography: CUET Mock Test - 6 - Question 28

Iron and Steel Industry

  • It is a feeder industry whose products are used as raw materials for other industries.
  • Raw materials include iron ore, coal, and limestone. etc
  • lt is considered a heavy industry because all the raw materials, as well as finished goods, are heavy and bulky entailing heavy transportation costs.
  • Currently, India is the 2nd largest crude steel producer globally and with a capacity of over 100 million tonnes.
  • India is the largest producer of sponge iron in the world.
  • Statewise Odisha is the largest producer of steel in India followed by Jharkhand.
  • The Government has taken various steps to boost the sector including the introduction of National Steel Policy 2017 and allowing 100 percent Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the steel sector under the automatic route.
Geography: CUET Mock Test - 6 - Question 29

Culturable waste land is a category of land use in India which

Detailed Solution for Geography: CUET Mock Test - 6 - Question 29

The correct answer is None of the above.

  • The culturable waste land is left uncultivated for more than 5 agricultural years.
  • It is a category of uncultivable land. So, options 1, 2, and 3 are NOT correct.
Geography: CUET Mock Test - 6 - Question 30

Which of the following is a non-renewable source of energy?

Detailed Solution for Geography: CUET Mock Test - 6 - Question 30

Concept:

  • Non-renewable sources of energy are those which are exhaustible and cannot be replaced, once they have been used.
  • They are also known as conventional sources of energy.
  • For example Oil, natural gas, coal, and nuclear energy.

Explanation:

  • Fossil fuels are non-renewable sources of energy. Therefore option C is correct.
  • Hydro, the Sun, and wind are renewable sources of energy.
Geography: CUET Mock Test - 6 - Question 31

The level of urbanisation in India in 2011 was____

Detailed Solution for Geography: CUET Mock Test - 6 - Question 31

Urbanisation in India -

  • The level of urbanisation is measured in terms of the percentage of the urban population to the total population.
  • The level of urbanisation in India in 2011 was 31.16 per cent, which is quite low in comparison to developed countries.
  • Hence the correct answer is option 2.
  • The total urban population has increased eleven-fold during the twentieth century.
  • Enlargement of urban centres and the emergence of new towns have played a significant role in the growth of the urban population and urbanisation in the country.
Geography: CUET Mock Test - 6 - Question 32

Which type of pattern of rural settlements are found in plain areas or wide intermontane valleys where the roads are rectangular and cut each other at right angles?

Detailed Solution for Geography: CUET Mock Test - 6 - Question 32

On the basis of forms or shapes of the settlements -

Linear pattern 

  • In such settlements houses are located along a road, railway line, river, canal edge of a valley or along a levee.

Rectangular pattern 

  • Such patterns of rural settlements are found in plain areas or wide intermontane valleys.
  • The roads are rectangular and cut each other at right angles
  • Hence the correct answer is option 2.

Circular pattern - 

  • Circular villages develop around lakes, and tanks and sometimes the village is planned in such a way that the central part remains open and is used for keeping the animals to protect them from wild animals.

Star-like pattern 

  • Where several roads converge, star-shaped settlements develop by the houses built along the roads.
Geography: CUET Mock Test - 6 - Question 33

Which of the following regions are famous for uranium and copper deposits?

Detailed Solution for Geography: CUET Mock Test - 6 - Question 33

Mineral deposits in the Canadian Shield region:

  • Canadian Shield, one of the world’s largest geologic continental shields
  • It is centered on Hudson Bay and extending for 8 million square km (3 million square miles) over eastern, central, and northwestern Canada from the Great Lakes to the Canadian Arctic and into Greenland, with small extensions into northern Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, and New York, U.S.
  • The Canadian Shield is one of the world's richest areas in terms of mineral ores.
  • Iron ore, nickel, gold, uranium, and copper are mined in the Canadian Shield region.
  • It is filled with substantial deposits of nickel, gold, silver, and copper. 
  • The largest and one of the best-known mining areas is Sudbury, Ontario. 
  • The Northwest Territories have recently been the site of several major diamond discoveries.
Geography: CUET Mock Test - 6 - Question 34

What are the main factors of migration in India?
I. Poverty
II. health care
III. Education

Detailed Solution for Geography: CUET Mock Test - 6 - Question 34
  • The movement of organisms in large numbers from one place to another place is termed migration.
  • The push and pull factors operate together for a person to migrate.
  • The push factors make the place of origin less attractive and compel a person to migrate because of unemployment, poverty, violence, political strife, etc.
  • The pull factors make the place of destination seem more attractive such as better living conditions, educational and cultural development, regular work, high wages, etc.
  • Adults are more likely to migrate than any other age group.
  • Rural to urban migration is far the major portion of migration. It is because of growing urbanization.
  • The migration affects the overall population of the region.
  • Migration can be of various types:
    • Temporary
    • Permanent
    • Voluntary
    • Permanent
  • Main factors affecting migration in India:
    • Work/Employment
    • Business
    • Education
    • Marriage
    • Poverty
    • Health care
Geography: CUET Mock Test - 6 - Question 35

In which state of India has there been large scale transformation of the barren and unculturable waste lands into other kinds of land-use?

Detailed Solution for Geography: CUET Mock Test - 6 - Question 35

Wastelands are formed due to both natural and man-made reasons such as snow-covered areas, coastal saline area forest blank, barren hill-ridges, etc.

  • Deforestation, overgrazing, over-cultivation and unskilled irrigation also majorly contribute to the formation of wastelands.
Geography: CUET Mock Test - 6 - Question 36

Which of the following watershed development projects is sponsored by the Central Government aims at enabling the rural population to conserve water?

Detailed Solution for Geography: CUET Mock Test - 6 - Question 36
  • Hariyali is a watershed development and management program implemented by the central and state governments.
  • The project is being implemented at the Grama Panchayat level with people's participation.
  • The main objectives of the Hariyali program are:
    • Harvesting every drop of rainwater for purposes of irrigation, plantations to create sustainable sources of income for the village community as well as for drinking water supplies.
    • Overall development of rural areas by creating regular sources of income for the Panchayat from rainwater harvesting and management.
    • Employment generation and poverty alleviation in rural areas.
    • All the district level, ZP/DRDA shall be the nodal authority for the implementation of all the area development programs under the supervision and guidance of the State Government and the Government of India.
    • A meeting of the Gram Sabha/ Ward Sabha shall be convened for the preparation of the Action Plan/Watershed Treatment Plan.
Geography: CUET Mock Test - 6 - Question 37

The gathering is practised in

Detailed Solution for Geography: CUET Mock Test - 6 - Question 37

Gathering 

  • Gathering is practiced in high latitude zones of North Canada, Northern Eurasia, and Southern Chile, low latitude zones of Amazon Basin, tropical Africa, and interiors of South-East Asia.
  • This activity requires small capital investment and a low level of technology.
  • Valuable plants, leaves, bark, etc are collected and after simple processing, they are sold in local markets.
  • These products cannot compete the world market as synthetic products are lower in price and of better quality.
Geography: CUET Mock Test - 6 - Question 38

Which one of the following is non-renewable source of energy?

Detailed Solution for Geography: CUET Mock Test - 6 - Question 38

The correct answer is Thermal.

  • Renewable energy is also known as clean energy which is obtained from natural sources and can be replenished.
  • Solar energy, wind energy, hydroelectric power, biomass energy, geothermal energy, and tidal energy are examples of renewable sources of energy.
  • Energy is free in nature, some are infinitely available, called sustainably, and some are called non-renewable.
  • It is our duty to ensure that sustainable and non-renewable technology is used properly.
  • Non-renewable electricity is a finite resource that can inevitably run out over time.
  • Non-renewable energy does not regenerate itself at a reasonable pace for sustainable economic extraction within meaningful human timeframes.
  • Non-renewable energy is fossil fuel energy, such as coal, crude oil, natural gas, and uranium.
  • Unlike renewable energy, non-renewable energy requires human interference to make it suitable for use.
  • Fossil fuels are primarily fossil.
  • Fossil fuels are thought to have been produced more than 300 million years ago when the planet was very different in its landscape.
  • Types of Non-renewable resources:
    • Fuels which are formed by remains of animals and plants
    • Divided into further three categories: Natural Gas, Oil, and Coal
    • Thermal Electricity uses Coal for heat production and converts that heat into electricity.
    • Nuclear fuels: The use of fission-based nuclear energy requires naturally occurring radioactive material as a reactor.
      • Uranium is the most natural fission fuel and is found in the soil at extremely low concentrations and extracted in 19 countries.
      • Nuclear power generates approximately 6 % of the world's oil and 13-14% of the world's electricity.
Geography: CUET Mock Test - 6 - Question 39

Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer from the codes given below.

Detailed Solution for Geography: CUET Mock Test - 6 - Question 39

The correct answer is A - 3, B - 1, C - 2, D - 4.

  • Although the Balaghat mine produces 52% of India's Copper production. 
  • However, Manganese ore fines are generated at Balaghat and Ukwa mines of MOIL.
Geography: CUET Mock Test - 6 - Question 40

How many percentages of the world population living in urban areas by 2001?

Detailed Solution for Geography: CUET Mock Test - 6 - Question 40

Percentage of World’s Population Living in Urban Areas -

From the above table, 48 per cent of the world's population lived in urban areas by 2001. Hence the correct answer is option 1.

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