8th Geography

POPULATION AND RESOURCES

I. Fill in the blanks 1. The ___________ population puts a lot of pressure on the available resources like land and water. 2. By 2025 ____________ billion people will be affected by severe water scarcity. 3. _____________ affects a large number of people living 110 countries. 4. In the developing countries 95% of the sewage is let into __________. 5. The first Indian Remote sensing satellite IRS IA was launched in ____________. 6. India has 20 percent of the earth’s population. 7. 35 percent of the earth’s land surface is threatened by desertification. 8. Desertification affects a large number of…