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In which category of resources would metals be classified?
Under what conditions do you think resources can become developed resources?
Give an example of a non-renewable resource that is non- recyclable also.
Name two states that are backward in spite of having rich mineral deposits.
What was Gandhiji’s concern about resources conservation?
What percentage of land in India is put for agriculture uses?
Name two states where land degradation is caused by overgrazing.
What does the Net Sown Area represent?
What are wastelands?
What should be the area under forest cover to maintain ecological balance?
Which is the most widespread soil in India?
Which soil is found in Deccan plateau?
What restricts the infiltration of water in desert soil?
Name a method that can prevent soil erosion in non-slope areas or plains?
Write down different methods of checking soil erosion.
Overgrazing may cause land degradation. Give examples of some states affected by this.
Differentiate current fallow land from another fallow land.
What is the comparative change in barren and waste land pattern in India between 1960-61 and 2008-09?
Differentiate Net sown Area from cultivable land?
Distinguish between khadar and Bangar soils.
How is red soil different from laterite soil?
State the different causes of soil erosion pertaining to the following region and suggest remedial measures for the same.
(a) Mountainous regions
(b) Steep slopes and plateaus
(c) Coastal areas
(d) Desert areas
(e) River plains
Why is it important to have a planned strategy for the developing of resources in India?
‘’Indiscriminate used of resources has led to numerous problems’’. Justify the statements in three points.
Explain how deforestation is responsible for land degradation and soil erosion.
Discuss the importance of soil for human beings.
Why did the colonial government never try to conserve resources?
Mentions any four characteristics of forest soils.
Write a short note on the following topics.
(a) Terrace farming
(b) Shelter belts
(c) Forest or mountainous soils
How does land get degraded due to human activities?
Suggest measures to check soil erosion by rivers.
Discuss the basis on which soil is classified in India.
Imagine yourself as one of the heads of states attending the international Earth summits at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 1992. Discuss some measures taken by your country to combat environmental damage, poverty and disease.
Explain the importance of conservation of resources.
Describe different idea put forward for Sustainable development.
Do you think, there will any impact on human life if coal supplies get exhausted in the next five years?