NCERT Class X Science Class: Chapter – 16. Management of Natural Resources – Part-1 (For CBSE, ICSE, IAS, NET, NRA 2023)

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Multiple Choice Questions

Question 1:

From the list given below pick the item that is not a natural resource

(a) Soil

(b) Water

(c) Electricity

(d) Air

Answer: C

Image Types of Natural Resources

Question 2:

The most rapidly dwindling natural resource in the world is

(a) Water

(b) Forests

(c) Wind

(d) Sunlight

Answer: B

Question 3:

The most appropriate definition of a natural resource is that it is a substance/commodity that is

(a) Present only on land

(b) A gift of nature which is very useful to mankind

(c) A man-made substance placed in nature

(d) Available only in the forest

Answer: B

Image Concept of a Natural Resource

Question 4:

The main cause for abundant coliform bacteria in the river Ganga is

(a) Disposal of unburnt corpses into water

(b) Discharge of effluents from electroplating industries

(c) Washing of clothes

(d) Immersion of ashes

Answer: A

Image Disposal of Unburnt Corpses into Water

Question 5:

The of water sample collected from a river was found to beacidic in the range of , on the banks of the river wereseveral factories that were discharging effluents into the river. The effluents of which one of the following factories is the most likely cause for lowering the of river water?

(a) Soap and detergent factory

(b) Lead battery manufacturing factory

(c) Plastic cup manufacturing factory

(d) Alcohol distillery

Answer: B