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Test: Resources & Development - 2 - Question 1

The resources of ownership are:

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Plantation belongs to community or individual resources
Pasture land and ponds also come under community resources.
There are the 4 categories in which the resources are distributed according to ownership:

  • Individual 
  • Community 
  • National 
  • International
Test: Resources & Development - 2 - Question 2

Which one of the following soils is ideal for growing cotton?  

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Regur soil which is also known as cotton soil.
It is ideal for the growth of cotton because of the following reasons:
(i) Black soil is clayey in nature.
(ii) It contains a high proportion of calcium and magnesium carbonates.
(iii) It isFertile
(iv) It have high moisture holding capacity.

Test: Resources & Development - 2 - Question 3

On the basis of its origin, resources can be classified into:

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Resources can be categorized on the basis of origin:
(i) Abiotic resources comprise non-living things (e.g., land, water, air and minerals such as gold, iron, copper, silver).
(ii) Biotic resources are obtained from the biosphere.

Test: Resources & Development - 2 - Question 4

Land left without cultivation for one or less than one agricultural year is called:

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Land left without cultivation for one or less than one year is called as current fallow. This is a natural process where land is given rest to gain its lost fertility naturally.

Test: Resources & Development - 2 - Question 5

On the basis of the status of development, resources can be classified as ______.

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On the basis of status of development – potential, developed stock and reserves.

Test: Resources & Development - 2 - Question 6

Resources which are surveyed and their quantity and quality have been determined for utilisation are known as:

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Developed resources are the one which is developed and surveyed for utilization and currently in use. They are also called actual resources.
Example: Petroleum and liquid gas in Bombay High in Maharashtra.

Test: Resources & Development - 2 - Question 7

Under which of the following type of resource can tidal energy be put?

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Tidal energy is replenishable energy.

Replenishable resources are capable of being used over and over again and are capable of regeneration.
They are inexhaustible resources and their quantity is vast, unlimited.
Example: water, wind, plant.

Test: Resources & Development - 2 - Question 8

Which of the following resource is renewable?

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Solar energy is a renewable source of energy. This energy is derived from the Sun and produced by the fusion of Hydrogen into Helium.

Test: Resources & Development - 2 - Question 9

In which one of the following states is terrace Cultivation practised?  

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Rice and other crops are grown on the terraces. Hilly areas use this method of cultivation. The states that practice the cultivation are UttarakhandHimachal Pradesh and north-east states.

Test: Resources & Development - 2 - Question 10

Resources which are found in a region but have not been utilised:

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The resources which are found in a region but have not been utilized are called “potential resources”. These resources can be used in the future.

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