Geography-Resources and Development (NTSE Stage-2 (National-Level) Scholastic-Aptitude & Language Comprehension): Questions 1 - 3 of 3

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Question number: 1

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Which one of the following is not a reason for shortage of usable water?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Irrigation by tube well

b.

Flowing of water from pump in drainage

c.

Increase in use for domestic animal

d.

Decrease in sea level

Question number: 2

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Which among the following is not a mineral based industry?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Machine tools

b.

Edible oil

c.

Cement

d.

Iron and steel

Question number: 3

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Consider the following statements

I. In India, cropland occupies 57 % of total area.

II. Pastures account for 56 % area in Australia.

III. About 2/3rd area in Japan is under forests.

What should be understood from the above statements?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

India has subsistence agricultural economy, animal husbandry is the main stay of economy in Australia and forestry is main activity in Japan

b.

India has a faulty land used system, Australia has extensive land use and Japan has small cultivable land

c.

Most of the cultivation; in Australia cultivation of crops is confined to small proportion and most of the land are used for grazing. Japan has conserved its forest resources

d.

India has an efficient land use system while most of the land in Australia and Japan is rendered waste

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