Economic Geography-Conservation of Resources (CBSE-NET (UGC) Geography (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 1 - 5 of 7

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Question number: 1

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Question

Which of the following factors does NOT affect the exploitation of mineral resources

Value of metal

Mining method

Size of deposit

Grade of the era

Which is correct?

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

2, 3 and 4

b.

1, 2 and 3

c.

1 and 3

d. All a. , b. and c. are correct

Question number: 2

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Assertion (Ꭺ)

Conservation is the new frontier.

Reason (Ꭱ)

The conservation movement originated in regions of dense population and advanced technologies.

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a. Ꭺ is false but Ꭱ is true
b. Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true but Ꭱ is NOT the correct explanation of Ꭺ
c. Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are false
d. Ꭺ is true but Ꭱ is false

Question number: 3

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The main differences between a dam and a barrage is that

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Dam stores water whereas barrage simply diverts it

b.

A dam is concerned with perennial water storage whereas a barrage with annual water storage

c.

A dam is always built of concrete whereas a barrage may not be built of concrete

d.

Dam can generate electricity whereas a barrage cannot

Question number: 4

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Question

Which of the following is NOT one of the disadvantages of dam construction.

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Reservoir induced seismicity

b.

Loss of genetic wealth

c.

Permanent flooding

d.

Water conservation

Question number: 5

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Question

Conservation of natural resources aims at one of the following:

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

profitable use of natural resources

b.

total ban on the use of resources for a short duration

c.

partial restriction on their use

d.

rational use of natural resources

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