Q. 3. Giving a suitable example, explain the meaning of resource development. 1+1=2
Q. 4. What is multipurpose river valley project? State any two purposes which are fulfilled by a river valley project. 1+1=2
Q. 5. Mention any four uses of manganese ore. ½ x 4=2
Q. 6. How does industrial pollution degrade the environment? Explain with two examples. 1x2=2
Q. 7. Name the two northern States of India that have more than 75 percent of net sown area under irrigation. Give at least one reason. 1+1=2
Q. 8. Compare the diagrams showing land use pattern of India and answer the questions that follow: 1+1=2
LAND USE 1950-51 AND 1998-99
(8.1) Which is the most satisfying feature of our present land use pattern?
(8.2) Give one reason for it.
Note: The following question is for Blind Candidates only in lieu of Q. No. 8:
Why has land under agriculture increased in 1998-99 in comparison to 1950-51? Give two reasons.
Q. 20. Analayse the importance of the Boycott and Swadeshi movement in India 's struggle for freedom. 6
Q. 25. Explain how the Government of India protects the interests of the consumers by standardisation of products. 6
Q. 26. "Despite economic achievements, the living standard of the people largely remains unchanged." Explain. 6
Explain the main reasons behind child labour. What constitutional measures have been taken by the Government of India for the protection and development of children? 6