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…

8th Geography

POPULATION GROWTH AND DISTRIBUTION

I. Fill in the blanks: 1. The rise in Population has been steadily rapid since _________. 2. The birth rate is the number of line births in a year for every ________ people of the total Population. 3. The world population reached 6 billion in the year_________. 4. ____________ and human factors affect the distribution of people across the world. 5. Population density is calculated dividing the number of people in a country by the _________ of the country. 6. The growth of population depends on the _______rate and ________rate. 7. When the birth rate is low and the death…

8th Geography

TRANSPORT AND COMMUNICATION

I. Fill in the blanks 1. The Transcontinental railway links ______________ with Vladivostok. 2. ____________ are the cheap means of transport. 3. Buckingham canal carried goods from Nellore to _______________. II. Choose the correct answer 1. ______________ is a major port a) Puducherry  b) Chennai      c) Cuddalore 2. Pipelines are used to carry__________ a) Coal             b) Oil              c) Wood 3. Telegraph was invented in the year __________ a) 1844             b) 1855           c) 1866 4. The most common mode of the transport is the a) Roadways    b) Railways      c) Water ways 5. Indian Railways is…

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TRADE

I. Fill in the blanks 1. Latin America exports _______________. 2. Rubber and tin are found abundantly in ________________. 3. Industrial countries export ___________ to the less industrial countries. 4. Trade between countries is called ____________. 5. The European country which exports large amount of paper and wood pulp ___________. 6. Latin American countries import_____________. 7. African countries are the importers of ______________. II. Match the following: 1. China - Middle Eastern countries 2. Oil - Mineral Ores 3. Paper - Silk 4. Africa - Malaysia 5. Tin - Canada III. Choose the correct answer 1. Trade with in the…

8th Geography

MINING

I. Fill in the blanks: 1. Mining is also known as a ____________ Industry. Ans : Robber 2. Open cast mining is also called__________. Ans : Quarrying 3. Minerals are non – renewable____________. Ans : Resources 4. Mica is used in _____________ industries. Ans : Electrical 5. ____________are tower like features in the oil fields. Ans : Derricks 6. Minerals are classified based on their metallic content as_______ minerals, _________ minerals and________. Ans : metallic, non – metallic, power. 7. In the alluvial mining minerals are extracted by ________or_________. Ans : Panning, dredging 8. Minerals once extracted cannot be__________. Ans…

8th Geography

TYPES OF PRIMARY ACTIVITY

I. Fill in the blanks: 1. Activities for which humans depend directly on nature known as______________. Ans : Primary activity. 2. _________is an activity in which people graze a large number of animals on natural pastures. Ans : Herding 3. The most primitive form of Primary activity is __________ and_______. Ans : Food gathering and hunting. 4 _________temperate forests are more extensively used for _________. Ans : Lumbering 5. __________in oceans is usually a more complex activity. Ans : Fishing II. Choose the correct answer: 1. Jaravas are aborigines of ____________. a) Andaman and Nicobar         b) Africa          c)…

8th Geography

RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC ACTIVITIES

I. Fill in the blanks:- 1. According to the stage of evolution economic activities are grouped into _________main types. Ans : Five 2. In Primary activity people are ________involved with the resources of nature. Ans : Directly 3. Processing and converting raw materials to a finished from is called _____________activity. Ans : Secondary 4. The workers involved with tertiary activities are called as ______ collar. Ans : Pink 5. In _______ countries primary and secondary activities are more than the tertiary and quinary activities. Ans : developing II. Choose the Correct answer: 1. This is a Primary activity_____________. a) Lumbering              …

8th Geography

RESOURCES AND THEIR TYPES

I. Fill in the blanks:- 1. A material which is found in nature and is useful to human is called___________. Ans : Resource. 2. Minerals once extracted cannot be____________. Ans : Replaced. 3. _____________play a very important role in the economic development of a country. Ans : Power minerals 4. Uranium is a __________ minerals. Ans : Nuclear 5. ______________have ebormous potential to develop solar power. Ans : Tropical regions 6. Resources are classified into __________ and __________ resources. Ans : Potential and developed 7. On the basis of renewability resources are classified into ____________ and ____________ resources. Ans :…