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Q1. Which of the following does not apply to the use of natural gas for generating electric power?
(a) Easy to transport from oilfield to generating plant
(b) Cheaper than using oil for generating electric power
(c) Cheaper to set up than a thermal power plant
(d) Highly polluting to the environment
Q2. Match the columns below and select the correct alternative accordingly
A. Land use
C. Rock dams
I. Prevent soil erosion
II. Zone of contact between the lithosphere, hydrosphere and atmosphere
III. Organic matter deposited on topsoil
IV. Contour ploughing
A B C D
(a) I IV III II
(b) III I II IV
(c) IV III I II
(d) III I IV II
Q3. Why is coal also called as ‘buried sunshine’?
(a) When it is mined, it is brought out into the sunshine
(b) It was formed by sunshine and buried many years ago
(c) It was formed millions of years ago when ferns and swaps got buried under the layers of the Earth
(d) None of the above
Q4. Which of the following is not a characteristic of Wind Energy?
(a) It is non-polluting
(b) It has high cost of production per unit of power generated
(c) It is harmful to birds
(d) It causes noise pollution
Q5. Which of the following is a disadvantage of generating electric power from solar energy?
(a) The source of energy is inexhaustible
(b) It is non-polluting
(c) It is very expensive
(d) It can be set up for individual homes also
Q6. Which are the three main factors causing population change in a particular area?
(a) Births, deaths and marriages
(b) Births, deaths and migrations
(c) Births, deaths and life expentancy
(d) None of the above
Q7. Which of the following is a population pyramid?
(a) A graphical representation of the age and sex composition of a population
(b) Pattern of population distribution in large urban areas
(c) Pattern of population distribution in rural areas of a district
(d) When the population density of an area is so high that people have to live in tall buildings
Q8. Which one of the following cooking practices will not conserve LPG?
(a) Cooking food in a pressure cooker
(b) Chopping the vegetables before lighting the gas for cooking
(c) Soaking Dal for some time before cooking it
(d) Cooking good in an open pan kept on a low flame
Q9. Which of the following is called ‘lungs’ of the Earth?
(a) Tropical evergreen forest of Brazil
(b) Tropical deciduous forest of central America
(c) Temperate evergreen forest of China
(d) Temperate deciduous forest of Chile
Q10. What is ‘Maloca’?
(a) A tribe
(b) A house type
(c) A wild animal
(d) A resident of Malacca
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