NCERT Science Class 10 Chapter 12 Sustainable Management of Natural Resources CBSE Board Sample Problems Very Short Answer

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Question

Coliform bacteria are usually found in which part of the human body?

Solution

Intestines

Question

What is the main reason for excess exploitation of natural resources?

Solution

Growing population

Question

Name the bacteria whose presence in the water indicates its contamination with disease causing microbes.

Solution

Coliform bacteria

Question

Name the award given in the memory of Amrita Devi Bishnoi.

Solution

Amrita Devi Bishnoi award for wildlife conservation.

Question

What are biodiversity hotspots?

Solution

Regions rich in biodiversity are called biodiversity hotspots.

Example: forests.

Question

Define biodiversity.

Solution

The occurrence of different types of species from all the habitats and ecosystem in a particular place and various parts of the earth is called biodiversity.

Question

Name the bacteria residing in our intestines whose presence ¡n water indicates contamination by disease causing microorganisms.

Solution

Coliform bacteria

Question

Give one example of a major greenhouse gas.

Solution

Carbon dioxide

Question

State two advantages of conserving forests.

Solution

  • Check floods

  • Prevent soil erosion

Question

What is sustainable management?

Solution

Utilization of resources to meet the current basic human needs while preserving the resources for the future generations is called sustainable management.

Question

_______ Movement was started by women of Rani Village in Garhwal.

Solution

Chipko movement

Question

Khadin is an example of traditional _____________system.

Solution

Water harvesting

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