Which are the two main climatic factors responsible for soil formation?


Temperature and rainfall are the two main climatic factors responsible for soil formation.


Q 1.

How can one increase agricultural production?

Q 2.

How does land fulfil our needs?

Q 3.

What is the average density of population in India?

Q 4.

What is sustainable development?

Q 5.

Distinguish between Ferrous and nonferrous minerals

Q 6.

Give a few examples of man-made resources and natural resources ?

Q 7.

What is wind power?

Q 8.

What are the 3 categories of Commercial farming?

Q 9.

What is Hydel power?

Q 10.

Resources have value- discuss ?

Q 11.

When can people make the best use of nature?

Q 12.

Why are human resources important?

Q 13.

Distinguish between the followings.
Primary activities and tertiary activities.

Q 14.

What are the four Characteristics of resources?

Q 15.

Give a brief description of soil composition or the layers of soil ?

Q 16.

Why is population study essential?

Q 17.

What are the different characteristics of population composition?

Q 18.

What is meant by population composition?

Q 19.

Complete the sentences below using some of the following words, sparsely, favourable, fallow, artificial, fertile, natural, extreme, densely

Q 20.

Write a brief note on salt.

Q 21.

Mention some methods that are used to conserve soil

Q 22.

What is shifting cultivation? What are its disadvantages?

Q 23.

Quarrying can become a major environmental concern.

Q 24.

Which sources of energy would you suggest for (a) rural areas (b) coastal areas (c) Arid Regions?

Q 25.

Give five ways in which you can save energy at home.

Q 26.

How is farming classified?

Q 27.

What are the classifications of minerals?

Q 28.

Write a brief note on Renewable resources ?

Q 29.

What is the difference between Subsistence farming and Commercial farming?

Q 30.

Write a note on Munna Lai and his farm land.

Q 31.

What are the two main classifications of power resources?

Q 32.

What is agriculture?

Q 33.

Give reason for Most industries are concentrated around coal mines.

Q 34.

What are the methods that can be adapted to contain landslides?

Q 35.

What are population pyramids? How do they help in understanding about the population of a country?

Q 36.

Distinguish between Conventional and non conventional sources of energy

Q 37.

Name the 3 sectors of activities done by people.

Q 38.

How was the word agriculture, coined?

Q 39.

What is a water-cycle?

Q 40.

Sixty per cent of the world's people stay in just 10 countries. Name the countries with the percentage of world population.

Q 41.

What are the similarities between information technology industries in Bangalore and California?

Q 42.

Name any three common minerals used by you every day.

Q 43.

What are the advantages in mixed cropping?

Q 44.

What is population density?

Q 45.

What is resource conservation?

Q 46.

In India agriculture is a primary activity.

Q 47.

Why is land considered an important resource?

Q 48.

Distinguish between Biogas and natural gas

Q 49.

Distinguish between Metallic and non metallic minerals

Q 50.

Mention the different types of resources.