NCERT Class 10 Geography Solutions: Chapter 2 Forest and Wildlife Resources (Contemporary India – II) Part 1

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Q - 1. Multiple choice questions:

Question I. Which of these statements is not a valid reason for the depletion of flora and fauna?

  1. Agricultural expansion.

  2. Large scale developmental projects.

  3. Gazing and fuel wood collection.

  4. Rapid industrialization and urbanization.

Answer: C

Explanation:

Depletion of flora and fauna

Depletion of Flora and Fauna

Depletion of flora and fauna

  • Gazing and fuel wood collection is not a valid reason for depletion of flora and fauna.

  • We can deplete them for valid reasons such as exemption of Agriculture to meet people needs or for developmental project or for fastest growing Rapid industrialization and urbanization.

Question II. Which of the following conservation strategies do not directly involve community participation?

  1. Joint forest management

  2. Chipko Movement

  3. Beej Bachao Andolan

  4. Demarcation of Wildlife sanctuaries

Answer: D

Explanation:

  1. Joint forest management:

    JFM is a term use for forest movement in India and state local forest departments and local communities are involved in JFM

  2. Chipko Movement:

    It was nonviolent movement to protect trees and forests to be destroyed.

    Chipko movement

    Chipko Movement

    Chipko movement

  3. Beej Bachao Andolan:

It was started by Jardhargaon, a small village of Tehri-Garhwali district, Uttaranchal to conserve indigenous seeds and promote traditional agricultural practices.

So, all of this involve human and Demarcation of Wildlife sanctuaries doesn’t so it is the correct choice.

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