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Time: 1 hour

M.M. 30

Attempt all questions.

  • Question numbers 1 to 5 carry 1 mark each.
  • Question numbers 6 to 8 carry 2 marks each.
  • Question numbers  9 to 11 carry 3 marks each.
  • Question number 12 & 13 carry 5 marks each.

Q1: Which of the following is the primary source of freshwater for human consumption?  (1 Mark)  
a) Rivers and lakes
b) Groundwater
c) Glaciers
d) Seas and oceans

Q2: Which of the following is an example of a human-made water resource?  (1 Mark)  
(a) River
(b) Lake
(c) Pond
(d) Dam

Q3: What is the main reason behind the uneven distribution of water resources on Earth?  (1 Mark)  
(a) Human interference
(b) Climate change
(c) Natural factors
(d) Pollution

Q4: Mention any one method of rainwater harvesting.  (1 Mark)  

Q5: State any one advantage of using drip irrigation in agriculture.  (1 Mark) 

Q6: Explain any two methods to conserve water in our daily life.  (2 Marks) 

Q7: Describe any two ways in which deforestation can impact the water cycle.  (2 Marks) 

Q8: Explain the term 'water cycle' briefly.  (2 Marks) 

Q9: Describe three methods to conserve water at the individual level.  (3 Marks) 

Q10: Explain the importance of rainwater harvesting in water resource management.  (3 Marks) 

Q11: Describe any three traditional methods of water conservation and management in rural India.  (3 Marks) 

Q12: Describe the importance of groundwater as a water resource and explain any four methods to preserve it.  (5 Marks) 

Q13: Explain the concept of 'Water Footprint' and its components. How can individuals reduce their water footprint?  (5 Marks)

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