Geography (CBSE Class-8 Social-Science): Questions 17 - 24 of 152

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Question number: 17

» Geography » Industries » Cotton Textile Industry

Match List-Ⅰ List-Ⅱ▾

Question

Match the following:
List-Ⅰ (Column A) List-Ⅱ (Column B)

(A)

Carding Machine

(i)

1779

(B)

First cotton mill

(ii)

1859

(C)

Spinning Mule

(iii)

1748

(D)

Steam Engine

(iv)

1785

Choices

Choice (4) Response
  • (A)
  • (B)
  • (C)
  • (D)

a.

  • (iii)
  • (ii)
  • (i)
  • (iv)

b.

  • (iv)
  • (i)
  • (iii)
  • (ii)

c.

  • (iv)
  • (iii)
  • (i)
  • (ii)

d.

  • (i)
  • (iii)
  • (ii)
  • (iv)

Question number: 18

» Geography » Industries » Cotton Textile Industry

MCQ▾

Question

Which one of the following cities is called the ‘Manchester of India’?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Mumbai

b.

Chennai

c.

Coimbatore

d.

Ahmadabad

Question number: 19

» Geography » Land Soil Water Natural Vegetation and Wildlife Resources » Conservation of Land Resource

MCQ▾

Question

In which year CITES was drawn up to protect wild life against exploitation?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

1970

b.

1973

c.

1978

d.

1975

Question number: 20

» Geography » Agriculture » Agricultural Development

MCQ▾

Question

At what percent of the total land surface is suitable for cultivation?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

10

b.

40

c.

30

d.

20

Question number: 21

» Geography » Mineral and Power Resources » Uses of Minerals

MCQ▾

Question

Aluminum obtained from its ore ________

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Nickel

b.

Iron

c.

Manganese

d.

Bauxite

Question number: 22

» Geography » Mineral and Power Resources » Conservation of Minerals

MCQ▾

Question

Which country was the first country in the world to develop hydroelectricity?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

China

b.

Japan

c.

India

d.

Norway

Question number: 23

» Geography » Mineral and Power Resources » Uses of Minerals

MCQ▾

Question

Which metal is used in everything from coins to pipes?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Copper

b.

Gold

c.

Iron

d.

Silver

Question number: 24

» Geography » Human Resources » Population Change

True-False▾

Following Statement is true or false:

If the number of births exceeds the number of deaths within a year, the population will decrease.

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