MCQ Questions for Class 8 Geography: Ch 1 Resources

MCQ Questions for Class 8 Geography: Ch 1 Resources

1. Grandmother's home remedies have no commercial value, but can be patented and sold to become economically valuable. What exactly is the meaning of the word Patent from the following list of options?
(a) To satisfy human needs
(b) The exclusive right over an idea or invention
(c) Renewable resources
(d) The usability or utility of a substance
► (b) The exclusive right over an idea or invention

2. Name the term that can collectively refer to consist of all living and nonliving things that surround an organism.
(a) Environment
(b) Stock
(c) Value
(d) Resource
► (a) Environment

3. Name the type of resources which have the capacity or ability to reproduce or renew quickly .
(a) Localised Resources
(b) Non-Renewable Resources
(c) Renewable Resources
(d) Ubiquitous Resources
► (c) Renewable Resources

4. Name the term given to the resources that are drawn from Nature and used without much modification.
(b) Human
(b) Natural resources
(c) Depletable
(d) Human made
► (b) Natural resources

5. Water, Electricity, Rickshaw etc have all something in common, they have been used by people and hence they are all examples of
(b) Patent
(b) Skill
(c) Utility
(d) Potential
► (c) Utility

6. The basis of classification of resources are
(a) level of development and use
(b) origin
(c) stock and distribution
(d) all of these
► (d) all of these

7. High speed winds, solar energy, bio waste etc were all considered as potential sources of energy in the past, but today they are all examples of ___________
(a) Non-Renewable Resources
(b) Actual Resources
(c) Ubiquitous Resources
(d) Localised Resources
► (b) Actual Resources

8. From the given list of options, which one can be considered as an example of a Natural Resource?
(a) Railway Tracks
(b) Bridges
(c) Sunlight
(d) Roads
► (c) Sunlight

9. On the basis of their use and development, Natural resources can be classified as ________ and ________.
(a) Biotic and Abiotic resources
(b) Actual and Potential resources
(c) Renewable and Non Renewable
(d) Ubiquitous and Localised resources
► (b) Actual and Potential resources

10. From the following which one can be described as a best example for having an economic value
(a) A beautiful sunset
(b) Resources like Iron, Manganese
(c) Affection from friends and family
(d) Good weather
► (b) Resources like Iron, Manganese

11. On the basis of origin, Natural resources can be classified as____________ and ________.
(a) Biotic and Abiotic resources
(b) Renewable and Non Renewable
(c) Actual and Potential resources
(d) Ubiquitous and Localised resource
► (a) Biotic and Abiotic resources

12. Nitrogen fixation can be done by        
(a) Industries        
(b) Rhizobium        
(c) Lightening        
(d) All of the above
► (d) All of the above

13. Balancing the need to use resources and also conserve them for the future is called
(a) Sustainable development
(b) Resource conservation
(c) Resource development
(d) Human resource development
► (a) Sustainable development

14. Name the Resources where the quantity is known
(a) Biotic
(b) Actual
(c) Renewable
(d) Potential
► (b) Actual

15. Resources are distributed unequally over the earth because of
(a) the different natural conditions
(b) level of development
(c) technological levels
(d) all of these
► (a) the different natural conditions

16. On the basis of their distribution, Natural resources can be classified as____________ and ________.
(a) Ubiquitous and Localised resources
(b) Biotic and Abiotic resources
(c) Actual and Potential resources
(d) Renewable and Non Renewable
► (a) Ubiquitous and Localised resources

17. Coal is an example of
(a) renewable resources
(b) non-renewable resources
(c) human resources
(d) potential resources
► (b) non-renewable resources

18. Resources used carefully and giving them time to get renewed is called
(a) resource depletion
(b) resource conservation
(c) resource pollution
(d) none of these
► (b) resource conservation
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