10th Geography

Remote Sensing

I. Choose the correct answer: 1. Maps created by using aerial photographs are called ___ maps Ortho photo 2. The Object under study is known as _________ Target 3. The device to detect the Electro Magnetic Radiation is _____ Sensor II. Match the following 1. Ground Survey  Many Months 2. Remote Sensing  Short span of time 3. Hot air balloon  French Map makers 4. Airplanes  Systematic aerial images 5. TIROS  USA II. Short answers: 1. What is meant by remote sensing? Remote - far away Sensing - getting information Remote Sensing can be defined as the collection of data about…

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India – Trade, Transport and Communication

I. Choose the correct answer: 1. Trade carried on within the domestic territory of a country is known as ___ trade. Internal 2. Trade blocs are created to make the ___ trade easier. Multi-Lateral 3. Cost efficient and most popular mode of transport in our country is __ Roadways 4. The headquarters of Indian Railways is Delhi 5. The costliest and most modern means of transport is Air Transport II. Match the following 1. Village Road  (Village) Panchayat 2. District Road  Corporations 3. Central Railways  Mumbai 4. Southern Railways  Chennai 5. Northern Railways  Delhi IV. Short answers 1. What is…

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Environmental Issues

I. Choose the correct answer: 1. Natural Nutrient enrichment of streams and lakes is Eutrophication 2. The main cause for natural air pollution Volcanic eruption 3. Contamination of air is called Air pollution II. Answer the following questions: 1. What is Water pollution? Water pollution is any chemical, physical or biological change in the quality of water that has a harmful effect on any living thing that drinks or uses or lives in it. 2. List out the major Air pollutants. The source of pollutants is both natural and man-made. Volcanic eruptions, wind erosion, are the natural causes of air…

10th Geography

INDIA – INDUSTRIES

I. CHOOSE THE CORRECT ANSWER: 1. Cotton textile industry is  agro based 2. Manchester of India is Mumbai 3. Tata Iron and Steel industry is located at Jamshedpur 4. Chota Nagpur Plateau is noted for Mineral resource 5. The city known as Electronic Capital is Bangalore II. MATCH THE FOLLOWING 1. Jute industry  West Bengal 2. Cotton industry  Mumbai 3. Software Industry  Bangalore 4. Tata Iron and Steel Industry  Jamshedpur 5. Sugar bowl of India  Uttar Pradesh and Bihar IV. Short answers: 1. Define manufacturing. Manufacturing is defined as the process of converting raw materials into finished products. Eg. iron…

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India – Agriculture

I. Choose the correct answer: 1. Rice is grown well in the _____ alluvial soil 2. Tea and coffee crops are grown well on the _____ mountain slopes 3. The crop that grows in drought is _____ millets 4. Cotton is a _____ cash crop 5. The staple food crops are _____ rice & wheat II. Match the following: 1. Wheat  Punjab 2. Sugarcane  Uttar Pradesh 3. Apple  Himachal Pradesh 4. Rubber  Kerala 5. Jute  West Bengal III. Give Short answers: 1. What are the major determinant factors of agriculture? Major determinant factors of agriculture: Land formClimateSoil typesWater 2. What…

10th Geography

INDIA – NATURAL RESOURCES

I. Choose the correct answer: 1. The soil found in the Arid Zone is known as Desert soil 2. The Monsoon forests are otherwise called as Deciduous forest 3. Which one of the following mineral is contained in the Monazite and Uranium II. Match the following: 1. Black soil  Cotton cultivation 2. Lignite  A type of coal 3. Mangrove forest  Sundarbans 4. Renewable resources  Sun 5. Non renewable resources  Petroleum IV. Short answers: 1. What do you understand by the term natural resources? “All materials obtained from the nature to satisfy the needs of our daily life” is known as…

10th Geography

INDIA – CLIMATE

I. Choose the correct answer: 1. India experiences Tropical Monsoon Climate 2. The coastal areas enjoy Equable 3. The place that gets rain from Western disturbance is Punjab 4. The mountains which lie parallel to the direction of the Southwest Monsoon Wind is Aravalli 5. The local storms in the northeastern part of India during hot weather season are called Norwesters II. Match the following 1. Burst of Monsoon  June to September 2. Norwesters  Local Storms in Northeast India 3. Water conservation activities  Total involvement of local people 4. The North East Monsoon Season  October to February 5. Highest rainfall…

10th Geography

India Location and Physiography

I. Choose the correct answer: 1. The Bay of Bengal is located to the____________ of India South-east 2. Palk Strait separates India form____________ Sri Lanka 3. The most centrally located meridian is passes through the Allahabad 4. The highest peak in India Mt. Godwin Austin 5. The source of River Ganga Gangotri 6. The Himalayas are known as Abode of snow II. Match the following 1. Pilgrim Centre  Kedarnath 2. Terai plain  Marshy Land 3. Western Ghats in Karnataka  Shayadri 4. Lava Plateau  Deccan 5. Largest lake in Kerala  Vembanad IV. Answer the following questions briefly: 1. What are the…